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St. Joseph's Institute of Management (formerly known as SJCBA) was established in 1968, and is situated in the heart of metropolitan city Bangalore. The campus through its greenery silences the hustle and bustle of the city. In 1996 SJIM secured approval from AICTE, New Delhi, for a Two Year Full Time PGDM programme. In 2007, SJIM received AICTE approval to enhance the intake from 60 to 120 students. In 2007 SJIM secured approval from the AICTE for offering the Executive PGDM and PGCM programs. The first batch of Executive PGDM and PGCM were launched in 2007. In 2016 the institute was shifted to a new campus with state-of-the-art facilities located off MG Road, Bangalore. SJIM prides of a student profile with diverse educational background and corporate exposure. The institute also takes pride in placing students in premier companies year after year.
The Society of Jesus, whose members are known as Jesuits, is an early religious order of the Roman Catholic Church founded by Saint Ignatius of Loyola in 1540. Jesuits aspire to live and work as men of God and men for others. Their ideals of love and service, faith and justice are lived concretely in their dedication to impart quality education over the past 450 years. Their mission of academic excellence and preparing men and women for others is closely linked with their identity as Jesuits.
Enriched by their rewarding tradition and experience in the field of education, Jesuits offer a holistic formation emphasizing the development of the whole person, head and heart, as an individual and as a member of society. To enable the students to become men and women for others, the Jesuit education insists on academic excellence, critical thinking, creative research and overall personality development that includes character, moral courage to be free to make the right choices and commitment to the poor and marginalized.
Some of the best B-schools run by the Jesuits in India are:
Xavier School of Management (XLRI), Jamshedpur
Xavier Institute of Management (XIMB), Bhubaneswar
Loyola Institute of Business Administration (LIBA), Chennai
Xavier Institute of Social Service (XISS), Ranchi
St. Joseph’s Institutions
In India, the Josephite tradition commenced in Bangalore with the establishment of the St. Joseph’s European High School by the Paris Foreign Mission Fathers in 1858. In 1937, the entire management of the St. Joseph’s institutes was handed over by the Paris Foreign Mission Fathers to the Jesuits who run several educational institutions all over the world. Since 1937, the Bangalore Jesuit Educational Society run St. Joseph’s institutions have grown steadily and today boast of over 14,000 students enrolled across various institutions.
Vision:- Jesuit education at SJIM is committed to
• An authentic search for knowledge in the service and advancement of the world.
• Upholding the dignity and uniqueness of each individual.
• Advancing harmony between human and nature by the use of management systems.
Mission:- SJIM seeks to be a sanctum where
• Search for knowledge is coupled with a sense of responsibility for the life of the community.
• Understanding is coupled with commitment, and academic excellence goes with the cultivation of virtue.
• A learned community is formed which sustains men and women in their conviction that life is only lived well when it is lived joyfully in the service of others.