In August 1984, Bharat Ratna Shri. C.Subramanian along with Prof. P.S.Mani Sundaram, the Vice-Chancellor of Bharathidasan University chaired a Meeting of leading academicians and Industrialists and an idea was born. Their dream was to create an Academy that would be * Grounded in strong theoretical inputs * Have proactive Partnership with a large organization * Provide students with a REAL WORLD learning environmentWith this vision in mind, a partnership was signed with BHEL to create the country's first ever Management Institute that would be housed inside an industrial giant. Thus was born Bharathidasan Institute of Management - School of Excellence.BIM offers one of the most coveted MBA programmes in India. Entry to this course is regulated through a rigorous selection process.