Dr. Rajiv Thakur,Talks About Why Studying At Jaipuria Noida Has Become Such A Hit With The Current Generation
Dr. Rajiv Thakur took over as Director of Jaipuria Institute of Management, Noida, in March this year. Having now settled well into his new role (prior to this he was the Director of Jaipuria Jaipur), Dr. Thakur has put in place a number of ‘Gen Y’-compliant initiatives. A PhD in Economics and an MBA from IIT-Delhi, before shifting to academia Dr. Thakur worked with the media industry for over 10 years and was associated with one of India’s leading media conglomerates at a senior managerial position. As an academician, Dr. Thakur has held prestigious appointments in the education industry. He has been actively involved in MDPs and research, and has published research papers in international/national journals, as well as presented them at international conferences.
“I like the way Jaipuria Institute of Management works overtime to make every event it is associated with a thumping success.”
After graduating from M S Ramaiah College in Bangalore, Priyanka appeared for entrance tests to various management institutes. While she had quite a few options, Priyanka wanted to move closer to her home-town. High praise for Jaipuria Institute of Management from her friends in Delhi made her decided to join. Pretty soon, she had immersed herself in all the activities that the institute had to offer.
“I never let go of an opportunity to debate at Jaipuria Noida. I was also a committee member in events like Spardha – the annual sports event – and Udaan. Being a part of the literary club fest ‘Words Worth’ was also a wonderful experience. But my most memorable moment came when I won the collage-making competition.”
As a Campus Journalist, Priyanka enjoys contributing her editorial inputs across various media that Jaipuria Institute of Management has, such as blogs and the website. Another reason that Priyanka is quite popular among her colleagues at Jaipuria Noida is for her football skills!
“Jaipuria Noida gives its students a lot of freedom. The faculty members are awesome and interactive, and go out of their way to help us. We have one mentor per study group, who helps us improve upon our weaknesses through various activity-based exercises.”
Priyanka is targeting the profile of an assistant manager in the private banking sector on passing out of Jaipuria Noida. She is confident that the effective and innovative learnings at Jaipuria Institute of Management will translate into a good placement, and ultimately a great career in the corporate world.Read more
“The first stipend of life is always the big deal,” says an excited Ajay, Class of 2015, Jaipuria Institute of Management, currently interning with Marg Compusoft Pvt. Ltd.
Summer Internship Placements (SIPs) are the highlight for management programs because of the real corporate world experience they offer to students. And who better to know that than Ajay Kumar of Jaipuria Institute of Management, who got placed with Marg Compusoft Pvt. Ltd. Interning with a reputable firm in itself is a big deal for Ajay, who grew up in Bokaro Steel City, Jharkhand. He believes that his SIP has opened up a world of new experiences. Ajay is working with the company as a summer trainee on a Reseller and Referral partner development project. “Besides that”, he says, “I am also conducting research to determine customers’ opinions on Marg’s product and services. I am also assisting the seniors in designing and executing various marketing campaigns”. As you can see, Ajay feels that his time with Marg Compusoft Pvt. Ltd. is going to become an absolutely fantastic learning experience.Read more
“My industry experience helps me establish and deliver the connection between theory and practice.” – Dr. Pratibha Wasan
If there is one word that defines Dr. Pratibha Wasan, it has to be ‘Excellence’. Dr. Wasan’s tryst with excellence began much before she moved the academia. Way back in 2003, as a greenhorn business consultant at HCL Infosystems, young Pratibha – straight out of a top notch B-school – was awarded the ‘Excellence in Performance’ award with barely two years of service under her belt. It is this spirit of delivering quality that Dr. Pratibha Wasan has been bringing everyday to her classrooms over the last nine years.Read more
Alumnus Ankit Jain of Jaipuria Noida explores his creative side as a copy writer at Ogilvy & Mather
After completing their PGDM, most students look forward to getting a foothold in the competitive and dynamic field of management. But Ankit Jain of Jaipuria Institute of Management, Noida had other ideas and today he has found his niche as a copy writer at the reputed firm of Ogilvy & Mather. About his interesting career choice, Ankit says, “After finishing their degrees, student run after jobs thinking about competition, recession, salary, settlement, career, promotions, brand value, self worth, etc. These self-assumed responsibilities sometimes help people run away from their creativity.”Read more
Geetika Goyal, the small-town girl from Moradabad, on the threshold of big success at Zomato
Geetika Goyal’s is the story of a small-town girl with dreams of big cities. Born in Moradabad, Uttar Pradesh, Geetika had the opportunity to spend 12 years in a hostel in Dehradun till she finished tenth standard. Thereafter, on the basis of sheer hard work and academic excellence, Geetika finished her engineering and joined Wipro. “I got placed in-campus in Wipro after finishing my engineering, and I worked there for a period of one year in the Hyderabad campus. But my working at a multinational company made me realise how important a management degree is in the work space.” So was the shift from professional life to academics once again and this time at Jaipuria Institute of Management, Noida.Read more
13th December, 2103, New Delhi: Jaipuria Institute of Management, Noida hosted its third Annual Management Conclave (JAMC) that brought together the who’s who from industry and academia as guest speakers. The institute has always laid emphasis on a more practical approach to learning for the benefit of its students and on creating platforms where they can learn from the best in the business. And this event, themed “Resurgent India: The Path of Globalization”, held on 13th December, was another endeavour in that regard.Read more