IIFT wins CFA Global Investment Research Challenge-India FINALS

Wednesday, December 14, 2011 Posted by Bibaswan Banerjee

Five students of MBA-IB, second year ( Navin BabuThangaraj VenkatachalamMaharajan NallasivanPranav Bajoria and Arul Vel Arasan) made IIFT proud yesterday by emerging winners in the National Finals of the CFA Global Investment Research Challenge held in the Bloomberg Office in Mumbai.

The competition is supported by three premier organizations including NSE (National Stock Exchange), Bloomberg and Bloomberg UTV as sponsors and long term corporate partners.
CFA Institute, the global association of investment professionals worldwide, promoting the best practices in equity research among the next generation of analysts in association with the Indian Association of Investment Professionals (IAIP), launched the “CFA Institute Research Challenge”. This is an annual, global educational initiative launched by the CFA Institute.

The panel of judges for the event included:
  • Sunil Singhania, CFA, Head - Equity Investments, Reliance Capital Asset Management Ltd; and President of IAIP
  • Ratnesh Kumar, Managing Director and Head, Standard Chartered Securities India
  • Alan Meder CFA, SVP and Chief Risk Officer, Duff & Phelps Investment Management Co.; and Vice Chair, CFA Institute Board of Governors
  • Ramesh Damani, seasoned investor with over two decades of experience
The team now moves on to compete in the Asia Pacific Final that will be held in Hong Kong in March 2012 and which will feature the best B-schools from Asia. 

IIFT has yet again proved its mettle edging out several of the top b-schools in this country like the IIM's to win this honour.

All the best guys for the Asia Pacific Round! GO IIFT GO!!

QS Global 200 Survey ranks IIFT 21st best b-school in ASIA PACIFIC region

Friday, December 09, 2011 Posted by Bibaswan Banerjee

IIFT scaled even greater heights today, being ranked 21st by QS Global 200 survey in its best b-schools in the Asia pacific region survey. IIM-A was the highest ranked Indian b-school in the list with a rank of 2nd.

According to the report, IIFT is the 21st best B School in Asia Pacific Region. Survey is based on Recruiter's opinion. Find below the links for the same.

NDTV Politically Incorrect at IIFT Campus

Wednesday, December 07, 2011 Posted by Bibaswan Banerjee

NDTV Politically Incorrect was shot at the IIFT Campus on December 4th. The guests who participated in the debate included Mr. Mani Shankar Aiyar and Mr. Swapan Dasgupta. The debate was moderated by Ankita Mukherji. The topic was the current hotcake "Does the rollback of FDI in retail signal the end of the Indian growth story ?". Students from both the 2012 and 2013 batches were present in the audience and they participated actively by asking incisive questions which was greatly appreciated by the guests.

The show will be telecast at 9:30 PM on Friday, 9th December on NDTV 24x7. There will also be a repeat telecast at 9:30 AM on the following morning. Don't miss the episode.

Photos coming soon!