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National Institute of Industrial Engineering
National Institute of Industrial Engineering Logo.png
TypePublic business school
ChairmanShashi Kiran Shetty
DirectorProfessor Manoj Kumar Tiwari
Location, ,
19°8′21″N 72°54′18″E / 19.13917°N 72.90500°E / 19.13917; 72.90500Coordinates: 19°8′21″N 72°54′18″E / 19.13917°N 72.90500°E / 19.13917; 72.90500
CampusUrban, 67 acres (0.27 km2)

National Institute of Industrial Engineering (NITIE), proposed to be renamed and upgraded as Indian Institute of Management Mumbai (IIM Mumbai),[1] formerly National Institute for Training in Industrial Engineering, is a graduate business school under Ministry of HRD,[2] Government of India located in Powai near Vihar Lake in Mumbai, and is ranked 9th among B-Schools of India as per NIRF 2022 rankings.[3]


National Institute of Industrial Engineering (NITIE) was established by the Government of India in 1963 with the assistance of United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) through the International Labour Organization (ILO) to create skilled professionals. It was funded by the Government of India and registered as a society under the Societies Registration Act, 1860.[4]

Noted industrialist Anand Mahindra and HDFC chairman Deepak Parekh had suggested, in 2007, the change in name of NITIE to an IIM, Mumbai.[5] The then Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh had promised to look into the issue. For several years no step was taken in this direction, but recently, on January 31, 2022, the Ministry of Education (India) has constituted a committee of experts to deliberate on the feasibility of bringing the National Institute of Industrial Engineering (NITIE) Mumbai under IIM Act, 2017.[6][7] The list of experts includes Shri Ashish Kumar Chauhan, MD & CEO, Bombay Stock Exchange & Chancellor University of Allahabad, Prof. Pawan Kumar Singh, Director, IIM Tiruchirappalli, Prof. Pramod Kumar Jain, Director, IIT BHU, Prof. Subhasis Choudhuri, Director, IIT Bombay, Shri Pradeep Goyal, CMD, M/s Pradeep Metals.


National Institute of Industrial Engineering offers post graduate diplomas in various fields of management and industrial engineering. It also offers doctoral level fellowship programs. Annually, NITIE trains over 2000 professionals through its various week long Management Development Programs (MDPs)[8] and the unit based programs (UBPs) in different areas of Industrial Engineering & Management.

NITIE Hostel and Pond View
NITIE Hostel and Pond View


NITIE offers five post graduate programs in the field of Technology and Management. These programmes do get continually updated to the changing needs of the global Industrial landscape. Institute has signed MoU’s with many international universities which helps students develop themselves by making use of various academic exchange programmes.

Post Graduate Diploma in Industrial Engineering (PGDIE)[9] Post Graduate Diploma in Industrial Engineering (PGDIE) program of NITIE is designed to meet the growing need of professionals in the field of industrial engineering across the different sectors. This program was started in 1971. As a part of curriculum, a student has to earn required no. of credits through classroom sessions, summer internship in the industry along with the final project spread over the second year of program. Admissions for this program occur through the GATE exam.[10]

Administrative Building, NITIE, Mumbai
Administrative Building, NITIE, Mumbai

Post Graduate Diploma in Industrial Management (PGDIM)[11] Post Graduate Diploma in Industrial Management (PGDIM) course was started in 1994. PGDIM is modelled as general management course and the curriculum is dynamic in nature as its revision takes place regularly to keep up the pace with rapid changes in technology, industry, economy, and society. Students are admitted to this program through the CAT exam.[12]

Director, NITIE addressing Students
Director, NITIE addressing Students

Post Graduate Diploma in Sustainability Management (PGDSM)[13] Post Graduate Diploma in Sustainability Management (PGDSM) program incorporates safety, social, economic, and environmental stewardship issues into the curriculum. PGDSM is a sustainability-based program and focuses on a People, Planet, and Profit approach. This programs integrates areas of operations, supply chain management & strategy with aspects of sustainability management, safety & CSR. The curriculum introduces students to a systemic approach for the evaluation of environmental, social, and economic impacts. This program accepts scores of entrance exams like CAT, GATE, GRE, GMAT for admissions.[14]

Cultural Performance at NITIE
Cultural Performance at NITIE

Post Graduate Program for Executives (PGPEX-VLFM)[15]

Fellow Program[16] NITIE offers a Doctoral Level Fellowship Programme recognized by the Ministry of HRD as equivalent to a Ph.D. of any Indian University. The Fellow Programme of NITIE was started in the year 1984. The program is interdisciplinary in nature.


Institute rankings
Business/Management – India
NIRF (2022)[17]9
Business Today (2019)[18]11

NITIE is ranked 9th among management schools in India by the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) in 2022.[19] Times Higher Education (THE) has started impact rankings based on the UN’s 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). NITIE has been ranked 3rd in India and 68th worldwide in ‘SDG 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth’.[20]

Also, NITIE has been ranked 12th by Career 360 amongst “Top MBA colleges in India in 2020”;[21] “Featured in Top 10 Category in T.I.M.E.’s B-school Rankings 2020” and “Ranked 12th in the Top B-schools Ranking 2020 by MBAUniverse”.[22]


Despite the Covid-19 pandemic and the resulting economic downturn, NITIE recorded excellent placements for the batch of 2021. A total of 130 companies participated in the final placement season at NITIE this year. The highest package stood at INR 44 Lakhs, with the average of top 10% of the batch at INR 35.84 Lakhs, top 20% of the batch at INR 31.27 Lakhs, top 30% of the batch at INR 24.47 Lakhs and an overall batch average at INR 19.47 Lakhs per year. 28% of the batch received Pre-Placement offers (PPO) through their Summer Internships at top firms.[23]

Student life

NITIE is a student-run institute that has around 30 Committees and Forums that the students can be a part of. Around a year, these committees organize various events and programs like Sansmaran – Alumni Meet, Avartan – Flagship Business fest of NITIE, Mahamandi, Arohan, Panel discussions, Leadership talks, Social Volunteering works, etc.[24]


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