NITIE: A front runner in Industrial Engineering

Maintaining its successful track record of 100% placement year after year, NITIE yet again revels as it brings true enrichment and value for its MBA 2017-19 batch of 384 students. Here’s a brief overview of what goes on behind this prestigious institute
Over the years, NITIE (National Institute of Industrial Engineering) has created a niche within a niche by offering in-depth and diverse programs in categories such as technology, manufacturing, strategy and sustainability. The prestigious institute has been instrumental in changing the lives of all its students for the better by training young minds to be a good fit for relevant industries. Located at the business-centre of South-East Asia, Mumbai, NITIE serves as the Mecca of supply chain and operations. The recent placement round further helps establish NITIE as the top choice of recruiters for Supply Chain, Operations, Consulting, BFSI and IT/Analytics roles. The placements season for the class of 2019 was remarkable as NITIE saw a diverse mix of companies spread across various domains and functions, offering niche roles to the students.

An enriching student life
Life at NITIE is interesting, busy and productive. Apart from the in-built academic rigour and associated exercises, vibrant academic and non-academic student-driven committees exist which foster the right values, leadership, commitment, ownership and a right approach. The students in all their endeavours are supported by excellent infrastructure, state-of-the-art library, best computational prowess, experienced faculty, trained staff and a 63 acre lush green campus. Thus, it comes as no surprise that NITIE is ranked 8th by The Week among top government B-Schools in India, rank 9th by Career 360 and Rank 11th by Business Today.

A growing community

With a prestigious alumni network, NITIE aims to up the temper by sheer motivation and right exposure. Amongst the illustrious alumni is the founder of Matic Network, Sandeep Nailwal. Nailwal’s Matic Network will be making its public sale on the world’s largest crypto exchange – Binance Launchpad, at a base valuation of USD 26.3 million (INR 190+ Crore). It will be the first project from India to be listed on Binance Launchpad - one of the biggest listing platforms in the crypto industry globally.
Furthermore, Dr Rakesh Sinha (Class of 1980), another renowned alumnus, received the Lifetime Achievement Award at the WBC Annual Supply Chain Awards and Conference in Mumbai, further adding to the repute of NITIE. Dr Sinha is the Global Head - Supply Chain, Manufacturing & IT at Godrej Consumer Products Limited. The list goes on with Ms. Shaveta Wadhera (Class of 2003), the CIO of the GE India Rail JV, who was featured in the prestigious 2019 Economic Times CIO list. Each year, NITIE hopes to add more feathers to its hat by grooming its students to hone industrial engineering aptitude, business acumen, and value based leadership as well as their interpersonal skills.
The guiding light
With the recently appointment of Prof. Manoj Kumar Tiwari (FNA, FNAS, FME FISE, and FILT) by the Ministry of HRD, Government of India as the Director, National Institute of Industrial Engineering (NITIE), Mumbai in November, 2019, NITIE further hopes to bring an enhanced value to its students. Prof. Tiwari previously served as the Dean (Planning & Coordination) and Professor in the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering at IIT Kharagpur.
With more than 307 papers in the International Journals to his credit, he occupies a lead rank among the top 100 individual researchers across the world in Production and Research by Taylor & Francis. He has also established a position for himself in the league of Top Leading Author in the domain of Supply Chain Analytical Techniques by the journal of Computer & Industrial Engineering. Amongst the brag worthy titles bestowed on him is the ‘Most Influential Researcher Award’ in the domain of Operations and Supply Chain Management by the School of Business and Economics.
Apart from Prof. Tiwari, NITIE ensures immense care in selection of the best faculty. The faculty is cherry-picked from those whose works are published in best journals and continue to collaborate, get involved with industry in consulting and training students. Collaborative efforts by the faculty towards growth and contribution have borne fruit in recent years. These efforts continue towards joint meaningful initiatives by the faculty and students, which are good for the global industrial sector.


The point of focus
For those looking to enrol in NITIE, a variety of programs await depending on an individual’s level of aptitude. Among these are the five most revered two year programs. NITIE also has a highly successful and rigorous fellowship program. All the resources are directed towards the following seven programs that NITIE nurtures and supports passionately:

  • Post Graduate Diploma in Industrial Engineering (PGDIE)
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Industrial Management (PGDIM)
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Industrial Safety and Environmental Management (PGDISEM)
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Manufacturing Management (PGDMM)
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Project Management (PGDPM)
  • PGPEX –Visionary Leaders for Manufacturing (VLFM)
  • Fellowship programme

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