Head of Departments


Dr. Subrat Prasad Pattanayak

M.Sc, M.Tech, Ph.D,


About :-

Dr. Subrat Prasad Pattanayak is an Associate Professor in the area of Computer & Decision Science. He has Master’s degree in Mathematics from Ravenshaw University, Master of Technology in Computer Science and Doctor of Philosophy in Computer Science from Utkal University, Odisha. He has about 13 years of teaching and 8 years of research experience. Dr. Subrat Prasad Pattanayak has published many research papers in International Journals of repute and has authorship of a Book Chapter by Wisdom Publication. He has also presented papers in International and National Seminars/Conferences floated by reputed organizations. He has attended many short term courses floated by NIT & BPUT. Dr. Pattanayak is an active member of Computer Society of India (CSI). His area of interests includes Multi Agent Technology, Agent Oriented E-Learning on Web 2.0 & Web 3.0, Decision Science, Business Research Methodology, Data Analysis, Algorithm Design & Analysis & Theory of Computations.

Message :-

The MBA Department offers wide range of innovatively designed contemporary programme to meet the changing requirement of ever changing corporate world. The department is striving to foster a strong partnership with the Industry to ensure relevancy in curricular and prepare the students to meet the challenges of today and beyond. During their studies student are encouraged and provided assistance to get hand on experience in various projects with reported organizations.

The department of MBA is striving hand towards the goal of providing quality education high standard to achieve academic excellence and provides platform for the students to achieve their career objective. The department has a strong team of highly experienced and motivated faculty members, who continuously put their efforts to the holistic growth of the department.

The department also encourages students to indulge in various to extracurricular activities to shape them as leaders of tomorrow. Various training programmes, seminars workshops are conducted to ensure overall personality development of students.

I congratulate all the faculty members and students for their excellent – efforts and co- operation in upgrading the departments standard.

I wish all a Great academic year ahead.


Prof. Bibhudendu Panda

B.Tech (CS&E), M.Tech (R) (CS&E),


About :-

Prof. Bibhudendu Panda has more than 13 years of postgraduate teaching experience in the area of Compiler Designing, Information Security, Computer Graphics, Data Communication and Networking, Languages like C, C++, Java and Oracle. He has worked as a Sr. Software Developer for Aditya Birla Group. He is associated with NIT, Rourkela, Institute of Management, Bhubaneswar; G. M. College, Sambalpur; TIIT, Kansbahal as a visiting faculty. Prof. Panda has published more than 10 research papers in the National and International Conferences. He has got 3 different publications in reputed Journals. His area of specialisation is Information Security. He is also Official Faculty Trainer on Information Security and Ethical Hacking and Mobile App Development. He has got 2 projects from TCS ion and Reliance JIO, and successfully completed those projects as project coordinators. He is associated with many seminars as an Expert Committee Member. He is also editor of International Journal of Advances in Engineering and Applied Science. He has conducted more than 40 workshops in and around Odisha in different colleges and institutes. He conducted an International Conference at RIMS as Convener in the year 2015.


Dr. Swapna Menon

MBA (Marketing), Diploma in Computer Application,Ph.D,


About :-

Dr. Swapna Menon is an Assistant Professor in Marketing Management. She has 14 years of teaching experience in Post Graduate management programmes in Rourkela Institute of Management Studies, Rourkela. Her area of teaching interest includes Marketing Management, Product and Brand Management, Retail Management, Sales and Distribution Management, Consumer Behaviour and CRM. She has published 6 research papers in different National and International Journals. She has completed her Ph. D in Marketing.

Message :-

RIMS’s two year Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM) is designed to prepare students for careers in industry, across functional areas. The program equips students with strong conceptual skills to manage businesses in an integrated manner. The emphasis is on developing a holistic manager with a vision to take on the challenges of the future in a socially sensitive manner. In a broader sense PGDM is specially designed for individuals looking to take on larger critical roles in different organizations and businesses. This program differentiates itself in focusing on experiential learning through real business cases, experience sharing, role plays etc. The program content has been designed keeping industry insights. The right flexibility to enable students to pursue their careers and education together and at the same time PGDM program should ensure a very high quality learning experience. The Executives in different organizations handle functions in various domains. However they specialize in skills of a particular domain. To ensure competency building in specific domains the PGDM has been designed in such a fashion that in addition to core management foundation it allows the executives to build up skills and specialize in either of the key functions- Finance, Marketing, Operations, Human Resource and International Marketing. This program has been specially designed for the graduate students and working executives. This program is extremely prestigious and is rated as one of the finest of its kind in the country. The basic thrust is on understanding the independent nature of organizational dynamics and its managerial implications. This shall help students acquire conceptual and analytical abilities required for appropriate decision making and effective implementation.


Prof. Jhelam Nayak

M.Phil (English),


About :-

Prof. Jhelam Nayak is a faculty in the area of English and Business Communications, and Soft Skills. She has a Master’s Degree in English from Govt. Autonomous College, Rourkela and an M.Phil in Indian English Literature. She is presently pursuing her Doctoral Research in the area of English from Ravenshaw University, Odisha. She has about 13 years of PG teaching experience. She has published research papers in a book chapter published by TMG in Asia Pacific ABC conference in IIM, Ahmedabad. She has also presented papers in International and National Seminars and Conferences conducted by reputed organisations. She has attended many short term courses floated by IITs, NIT Rourkela and BPUT. Her area of interests includes ELT, ELS, Educational Technology and Business Communications Skills.

Message :-

The 3-year BBA degree program in Rourkela Institute Of Management Studies (RIMS),Rourkela explores fundamental education in the area of business and management education which allows students enrolled in the programmes to specialize in core and specialized management areas in various disciplines like Production Management, Marketing Management, Financial Management, Accounting, Business Communication, Business Law, Human Resource Management, Information Technology, Entrepreneurship and E- commerce. The BBA programs of RIMS offers management platforms for students to polish their hard and soft skills which shapes their holistic and pragmatic business approach which further equips market readiness within students. The Institute further imparts Industry-Institute Interface programmes with eminent corporate executives nationally and internationally and academicians from premier Institutes to interact with the students which enhances their market knowledge. We conducts industrial tours for students to have live business experiences that can prepare them to successfully work with organizations of various capacities.


Dr. Swatee Rekha Mohanty



About :-

Prof. Swatee Rekha Mohanty has 13 years of teaching experience. Her areas of expertise are Java, Advanced Java, Software Engineering, Object-oriented programming, Internet Technology and Web Technology. She has done her research work in the area of Software Engineering. Her thesis is entitled “Slicing of Object-oriented and Aspect-oriented Programs”. She has five international journal publications and six in proceedings of International Conferences, National Seminars and National Workshop. Prof. Mohanty has attended 11 conferences and seminars. She has also attended five training programs for self-betterment as well as for proper grooming of the student mass.

Message :-

Bachelor in Computer Application (BCA) is a foundation course for master degree courses in computer education. This course will enable the student to extend and implement their technical knowledge competently. This course will provide the student a strong computer base knowledge on which a successful career can be dreamed.

Our department is affiliated to Sambalpur University. Our department has a team of highly qualified and experienced faculty and staff members. Who are giving their ultimate effort for enhancing the theoretical as well as practical knowledge of the students. Almost all the faculty members are into research and publication. Hence, no doubt they are quite competent in developing the students in many advanced topics. They are taking ultimate care in grooming the students in practical classes, which is sufficient to built confidence with in the student to face the real world challenges.

Our department is equipped with well furnished classrooms and advanced computer Laboratory. We have around 300 highly configured computers exclusively utilized by the students of the department. Using which the students are doing minor project works regularly and three major projects during perusing the course. Along with that our institute is collaborated with reputed institute of the country that is IIT, Mumbai to avail certification in industry-oriented technical skill development courses. We are also having a tie up with RxOne (A networking partner of Microsoft), BOSTON, USA for giving certificate based training courses to our students. And enable them to implement their knowledge practically in Mobile App Development contest. Which is organized in yearly basis.

In true sense, we are giving continual effort in grooming three primary skills of the students i. e. Reading, Writing and Speaking. The students are encouraged to write and submit one page article on every month end. The topic has to be chosen by the students themselves. They are enriching their speaking skill through seminar and presentation. Students are also motivated for reading news paper in order to update themselves with the latest news.

Today’s world appreciate persons with versatility. So, for overall development of the students, they are encouraged to present their extra curricular activities in a platform called “ANWESHAN”. They are also motivated to participate in seminars, conferences, events in other institutions. Often, we groom our students by giving them a fine touch on morality and management. Reason behind is, we try to fabricate techno-managers, who will be an invaluable asserts for any organization.


Prof. Ipsita Pandey

B.A. English (Hons.), MJMC,


About :-

Prof. Ipsita Pandey is a faculty in the area of Journalism and Mass Communication, with a teaching experience of over 6 years. She heads the JMC department of the Institute. Presently, she is a member of the Board of Studies of Journalism and Mass Communication of Sambalpur University. She has completed her Masters in Journalism and Mass Communication from Utkal University and holds a Bachelor’s degree in English (Hons.). Her interest areas include Public Relations, Electronic Communication and Event Management.

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Our Bachelor in Journalism and Mass Communication (BJMC) programme is affiliated to Sambalpur University. In this undergraduate degree programme, students get a wonderful opportunity to learn the nuances of news reporting and editing for Print, Radio, Television and Digital Media.

Event Management, Public Relations, Corporate Communication and Advertising are other important subjects that students learn in the 3 years. Multimedia studies is another dimension of this programme, under which students are taught about photo-editing and desktop publishing software like Adobe Photoshop, Corel Draw and PageMaker. The programme also includes papers on Graphic Designing and Animation. Students are also introduced to different Online Certificate Courses during the 3 years.

For practical exposure in the industry, students are assisted in joining media houses as interns during break months. Besides internships, students are also guided to attend a number of workshops related to Reporting, Public Relations, Event Management, etc.

The best part about pursuing this programme, besides the lucrative job opportunities, is the brilliant avenues they get to showcase their creativity. On completion of this degree programme, a student can choose to join Print or Electronic Media, or may be Advertising and Public Relations agencies, or may well become a Graphic artist; the job opportunities are galore.

Our teaching methodology for this programme is a mix of theory and practical implementation. Since the programme has so much to do with unearthing students’ creative side, we continuously encourage our students to open up about their ideas and thoughts, and thus we also conduct Personality Development Classes for them regularly.

Rourkela Institute of Management Studies

Gopabandhu Nagar, Chhend
Phone: +91 661 2481625
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