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The Institute for Financial Management and Research IFMR, Chennai, is a leading business school with the objective of molding ambitious young managers into effective executives in a global setting. IFMR’s curriculum offers a mix of theory and simulated real life exposure. Its graduates are equipped to meet challenges from the day they are absorbed into the corporate sector.

Established in 1970 as a Non-Profit organization, IFMR was sponsored by ICICI, the House of Kotharis and other major industrial groups. The Board of Governors includes leaders of major corporations in India. The Finance Secretary, Government of Tamil Nadu, and the Vice Chancellor of the University of Madras are ex-officio board members.

Recognized as a social science research institute by the department of Scientific and Industrial Research, Government of India, IFMR is approved as an institution of national importance by the Ministry of Finance. Faculty members at IFMR have worked and consulted with both national and international organizations. Students too are involved in these projects, ensuring continuous interaction with industry. IFMR is an approved institution by the University of Madras for pursuing a Ph. D. degree in Finance and Economics.

IFMR has close ties with IIBF and MMA, and research collaboration with the London School of Economics. IFMR has also recently entered into a comprehensive three year partnership with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) to redesign its entire approach towards teaching and research in order to offer a world class curriculum to the students. We have about 40 students from the Kennedy School of Government, Harvard Business School, Sloan School of Management, Yale University etc., pursuing close to 20 research projects thereby creating a very stimulating academic environment on campus.

Institute for Financial Management and Research (IFMR)
24, Kothari Road,
Nungambakkam, Chennai,
India – 600 034.
Phone: +91 44 28303400
Fax: +91 44 28279208




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