Jaipur : IIHMR University, a specialized postgraduate research University shall be conferring to 260 Masters’ and 07 Doctoral degrees during 7th University Convocation, scheduled to be held online on 30th July 2021 from 6.00 to 7.30 pm. Due to COVID-19, the university is organizing second consecutive Convocation in Virtual Mode. Dr. Vishwa Mohan Katoch, President (JIPMER, Puducherry and All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Madurai) will deliver the Convocation Address as Chief Guest. Renowned public health expert Prof. (Dr.) S.D. Gupta, Chairperson IIHMR University will preside over the Convocation ceremony. Noted healthcare entrepreneur Dr. Sangita Reddy, Joint Managing Director, Apollo Hospitals Group and Mr. Prem Sharma, Founder of CEO of US based healthcare start-up Day to Day Health will address the Convocation as Guest of Honour.
Talking about the details of event, Dr. PR Sodani, President, IIHMR University said, “I am happy to share that despite the challenges posed by COVID-19, our students performed very well on all required learning outcomes of the programmes. With the help of our strong and dedicated faculty team we could manage smooth teaching-learning, industry internship as well as placements for our graduating students while most of the activities conducted online.” Dr. Sodani added that this year 176 students will be graduating with Master of Business Administration (MBA) degrees in Hospital and Health Management, 56 in Pharmaceuticals Management and 26 in Rural Development. Most of these students have already been placed in different organizations through campus placement.
Dr. SD Gupta, Chairman, IIHMR University said, “The unique research-focused culture of IIHMR University provides our students an opportunity to develop the skills and attitude required for effective functioning of organizations in their chosen sector. We believe that in today’s globalized world, organizations need leaders who can provide solutions to emerging challenges with dedication and service-mindset. Our more than 36 years of institutional learning helps us in continuously innovating the teaching-learning in healthcare management and development management. We work on a framework of autonomy where our world-class faculty allows the student to explore his or her talent and skills in a manner that they contribute to society.”
The IIHMR University (erstwhile Indian Institute of Health Management Research) has been engaged in teaching, research, training, outreach and consulting in very specialized areas of healthcare management, development management and other allied fields. The University offers full-time MBA Hospital and Health Management, MBA Pharmaceutical Management and MBA Development Management (including Rural Development) programmes. In addition, the University has research-degree programme Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) and a collaborative Master of Public Health programme (with John Hopkins University, USA).
IIHMR University offers strong recruitment for its students in reputed organizations. Reliance Foundation, Water Aid, Vidharbha Conservation Society, State Rural Livelihood Projects, GSWMA, Abbott, Apollo Munich, Accenture, Asian Heart Institute, Arabia Holdings, Shalby Hospital, GSK- GlaxoSmithKline, Deloitte, Jindal Institute of Medical Sciences, Narayana Hrudalya Hospital, Narayan Health, Bangalore, Novartis, Care India are some of the lading campus recruiters of IIHMR graduates.
Apart from the MBA programs, IIHMR University Jaipur offers various other Skill focused programs. The PG Diploma in CSR and Sustainable Development and P.G. Diploma in Health Entrepreneurship programmes of the university are approved by University Grants Commission (UGC) under National Skill Qualification Framework (NSQF). Executive Degree Programs of the university includes the Master of Public Health (Executive) and Master of Hospital Administration (Executive) each for 2 years.
IIHMR University has made significant efforts in promoting entrepreneurship and business incubation through its’ Centre for Innovation, Incubation and Entrepreneurship (CIIE). It is one of the initiatives to teach entrepreneurial skills to the people and the development of thought processes linked with societal benefits. CIIE is established to make an apparent contribution in the field of start-ups, business ventures, and intrapreneurship through its’ dedicated business incubation facility.