The Institute of Chartered Financial Analysts of India (ICFAI) established in 1984 as a non-profit society with a potent objective of empowering masses through top notch quality education. ICFAI has an exemplary track record in the field of quality education from three decades consistently. It is UGC & DEB recognized and also a member of Association of Common wealth Universities, LONDON & Association of INDIAN universities.
The institute launched the first innovative professional certification program in Financial Analysis in 1985. The program was aimed at equipping aspirants with cutting-edge knowledge in the field of finance.
ICFAI group has made a momentous mark in the field of education with a Pan-Indian network association. Since inception innovation has been the foundation of ICFAI group and it is predominant in its culture and programs. In 1995, ICFAI took a leap of faith and started its chain of business schools known as IBS all over India. Ever since its commencement, IBS has been ranked consistently among top ranked business schools in India. It is known for providing exceptional education from academic delivery to infrastructure transforming learners into leaders for the future.
ICFAI Group has been fragmented into two strategic institutional units, the ICFAI universities, and the ICFAI business schools. Both units accentuate on devotion to academic precision and differentiated curriculum that channels the business – academic gap. The former students of ICFAI Group are working in famous corporations world-wide.
The main focus of ICFAI group is on learning rather than teaching. It is one of the most remarkable factors that stand this university out among others. Additionally, the group is engaged in vital extents of research like economics, environmental sustainability, health policy, agriculture, banking, IPRs etc.
The ICFAI Group also offers Flexible Learning Programs in a distance mode of learning. Their focus is of bringing quality education with effective learning patterns. The institute invests in significant areas of research like banking, agriculture, economics, finance, intellectual property, health and environmental sustainability.
The ICFAI group is digitally advanced and flexible enough to deliver learning through the online medium at the campus and for distance learning programs. For effective delivery of content takes place with the use of Learning Management System.
The ICFAI Group was awarded as the “University of the Year Excellence in Values-based Education” on March 15, 2015 at Jharkhand Education Summit held in Ranchi.
On 22 December 2014, Prof ORS Rao, Vice Chancellor (VC) was called upon by Institution of Engineers to present a paper on, “World Class Engineering Education” at the Annual event in Hyderabad.
He was also invited to be on the panel for National Case Study Competition, prearranged by National HRD Network, Ranchi on June 21, 2014.
The Association of Indian Universities invited Prof ORS Rao, VC to speak on “Quality of Higher Education in India” at the East Zone VC’s conference.
The university was also facilitated by Rama Krishna Mission Ashrama on 21st November 2013 at Ranchi for its efforts in instilling “Values” among its apprentices.
At Siva Sivani Institute of Management Mr. Akinchan Sinha, Ph.D. Scholar of 2014 batch bagged the second best paper award for the paper he presented in Hyderabad on Feb 12, 2015.
Awards & Recognition
ICFAI Group has been conferred for many awards for vesting excellent education. Sudhakar Rao said that he is grateful to receive such recognized awards on behalf of ICFAI Universities. The awards bagged by ICFAI Group are as follows:-
- Most Promising Brand Professional Education 2014-15
- SkillTree Great Place to Study in India 2014-16
- Leading Private University in India 2014-15
- Education Evangelist of India 2013-14
The ICFAI Group has been renowned as a “Great Place to Study in India” on June 24, 2014 at the House of Commons, London, United Kingdom. The honor has been presented by Bob Blackman, Member of Parliament, UK to ICFAI Group.
“Skill Tree Great Place to Study is an international academic auditing and research wing that studies, identifies and generates great institutions of international standard. It is a bi-annual acknowledgment and India’s only international award and felicitation platform. It has a comprehensive analyzing process of demanding research and assessing, & a committed panel that goes about its task methodically. To make sure that the reliability of the process is not negotiated, there are also in place high-end transparent standards for the choice of foundations. The objective is to focus organizations that offer brilliant world class education.
ICFAI Group has established 11 Universities across India at Hyderabad (ICFAI Foundation for Higher Education, which is a Deemed University)
- Himachal Pradesh
- (Baddi) and
The ICFAI Universities offer numerous Bachelors’ and Master’s Programs in various streams including Management, Science and Technology, Law, Hospitality & Tourism Management, Information Technology and other areas.
ICFAI Business School (IBS) – Additional 9 ICFAI Business Schools (IBS) are also set up for the last 17 years offering high-end business management program at Post Graduate Level.
ICFAI Flexible Learning – The institute also offers distance learning education for working professionals with a time constraint. ICFAI Group is one of the leading distance education providers.
ICFAI University offers Bachelor and Master degree in
- Science & Technology,
- Hospitality & Tourism Management,
- Law and Information & Technology
ICFAI Flexible Learning Mode is a distance learning PG program, which has designed and developed for mainly working professionals who want to add more value in skills and knowledge. There are many professionals who want to pursue higher education but due to time constraints, 9 to 5 grinding routine they fail in continuing their studies.
Bearing in mind this fact, ICFAI has come up with new ideas of education, which would be flexible from many points of view. It makes the learner appreciate the compact and planned aspect of management studies in a professional way.
The Management Courses Offered by ICFAI University
- Strategic Finance
- Risk Management
- Global Markets
- Healthcare Management
- IT & Systems
- International Business
- Investment Management
- Hospital Administration
- Pharma Management
- Retail Management
- Telecom Management
- Innovation Management