About us

The best brand can be defined as the one which creates value. At Atharva, we believe in creating value through continuous efforts to build up future managers. The efforts started in 2003 when our Executive President Mr. Sunil Rane created an educational brand Atharva Institute of Management Studies. The purpose of the brand was to create, develop and provide business managers to provide solutions to complex business situations. Mr. Sunil Rane has humanized the brand AIMS through his belief in excellence by pursuing his vision “Excellence in Education” by empowering student’s development. AIMS started with merely 25 students in 2003, which is now ranging to a strength of 300 students per year under our two flagship programmes viz. Masters in Management Studies(MMS) and Part-time Programmes in Finance(MFM), Marketing(MMM) & Human Resource Management (MHRDM) which is affiliated to the University of Mumbai and approved by AICTE. Atharva School of Business (ASB) runs a two year Post Graduate Programme; Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM) which is approved by AICTE and DTE. Atharva Institute of Management Studies (AIMS), Mumbai, India, the NAAC accredited business management institute under Atharva Group of Institutions, takes pride in announcing its first International Business Plan Competition, titled ‘Chakravyuh’ (Labyrinth) under its IEIC (Innovation, Entrepreneurship & Incubation Centre) with a core objective of developing students’ entrepreneurial spirit, that is instrumental for any country’s economic development.

What is Chakravyuh (Labyrinth)?

IBPC ‘Chakravyuh’ (Labyrinth) 2022 is the business plan competition to stimulate entrepreneurship among management students. The IBPC ‘Chakravyuh’ (Labyrinth) 2022 challenges management students to conceive pioneering ideas of a new product or service followed by creating a well thought, in-depth business plan, alluring Venture Capitalists/Angels investors to invest in the start-up for nurturing and scaling the newly born business.

Executive President

Img Atharva is a symbol of excellence and the Atharva Institute of Management Studies(AIMS) is an integral part of the success story of the Atharva Brand. Within a short span of time, AIMS has evolved into one of the premier management institutes in the country. The credit for that goes to our Students and Faculty Members. India is a land of a million opportunities and a cradle of civilisation. Throughout the sands of time ancient India has been a symbol of culture, innovation and knowledge. This is the land that gave birth to philosophies that have changed our perspectives. But modern India is a young Nation nestled in the womb of an ancient civilisation. Today’s India faces several challenges that can be only met if we all work together and build a new society based on exclusiveness, equal opportunity and freedom to excel. Also to translate the real potential of our ancient land we need the power of youth. Through every generation builds on the strong foundation of their predecessors and the youth of this nation are ready to take over with a promise which will surely turn into reality. Each year,a fresh batch of students join AIMS to further their career and unlock their true potential. With every passing batch, the Atharva brand contributes to society by infusing young creative talent into the veins of the industrial world. Effective and visionary governance is the key and we at Atharva are committed to professional management of education. All members of the Faculty play a critical role in administering the diverse academic and non-academic activities of the institute. In fact, the empowerment of the Management and the Faculty has been the propelling force behind the high quality learning experience at AIMS. Our strength is also in the unique blend of faculty with academic and industry experience. The Institutes have collaborations with the best in the Industry from every sector. This has been a huge competitive edge that we have enjoyed over others and has greatly influenced our approach to education.

From the Director’s Desk (AIMS)

Img We at Atharva Institute of Management Studies (AIMS), always strive for excellence in academics reinforced with research. I am quite confident that this competition will be a win-win proposition for all students. We are pleased to throw-open the IBPC (International business plan competition), titled ‘Chakravyuh ’ (Labyrinth) to the fraternity of management students across the globe, with registration starting soon. The finale of Chakravyuh (Labyrinth) will be held February 26, 2022 (online mode). I look forward to your overwhelming response, and wish all the aspiring entrepreneurs a great success ahead!

From the Director’s Desk (ASB)

Img Dear Participants,
We are extremely thrilled and pleased to present the International Business Plan Competition (IBPC) under the aegis of CIE (Center for Incubation and Entrepreneurship) & IEIC (Innovation, Entrepreneurship Incubation Center). The idea behind this competition is to provide a platform to young entrepreneurs to showcase their innovative ideas and also to inculcate the passion & spirit among students to pursue entrepreneurship. The objective behind this is to create an entrepreneurial ecosystem in the Institute which makes the students confident to start a new venture with zeal and innovation. I invite you all to participate in this competition and take the maximum benefit out of it. I am sure that IBPC will add value in the path of your entrepreneurial journey and will make it more lucid and successful. Wishing you all Good Fortune.