Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan was founded by Kulapati Dr. K. M. Munshi in the year 1938.The founding members of the Bhavan included Dr. Rajendra Prasad, Shri C Rajagopalachari, Pandit Jawarharlal Nehru, Sardar Vallab Bhai Patel, several distinguished scholars, statesmen and leaders of modern Indian Renaissance.
From small beginning, Bhavan has grown into an internationally reputed intellectual, cultural and educational movement. It has 112 centre of which 7 are overseas and there are 280 constituent institutions.. Bhavan tries to promote education, literature, culture, science, human values and inter- faith harmony for all around human development.
Bhavan’s Institute of Management Science more popularly referred to as “BIMS” hails from the reputed fraternity of Educational Institutions under the Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan. Born in the year 2000, with the aim of imparting managerial skills and business acumen to the young and energetic, the institution has successfully created a niche for itself among the B- Schools of Kolkata. BIMS has developed to a centre of excellence in management education in a very short span of time. It is worth mentioning that the Bhavan’s family also holds a premier Management Institute, The S. P. Jain Institute of Management and Research at Mumbai, besides similar ones at New Delhi and Bangalore .
Our MBA programme is affiliated to the West Bengal University of Technology and is approved by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), Ministry of Human Resource Development, Govt. of India and Department of Higher education (Technical Education), Govt. of West Bengal. The Institute conducts 2 year MBA programme on a regular basis.
The 1st and 2nd semesters contain core subjects. In the 3rd and 4th semesters, students have to specialize in a particular field of Management. At present, we offer specialization in four areas, Marketing, Human Resources, Finance and Information Management. To make the students better equipped to handle the ever-changing business world, dual specialization is now offered. Students are required to select 3 courses from one area (Major Specialization) and one course from a different area (Minor Specialization).
MBA students of our Institute continued to perform the best in the University securing top 7 positions in 2001-2003. The students are functional in the industry with pride displaying commendable performance. Focus of our teaching is to provide that cutting edge for industrial assignments through Seminars, Industry Visits, Case Studies and Interactive Session with the industry stalwarts.