IIM Bangalore, IIM Calcutta Improve Global Ranking; IIM Ahmedabad, ISB Slip

IIM Bangalore, IIM Calcutta Improve Global Ranking; IIM Ahmedabad, ISB Slip

IIM Bangalore and IIM Calcutta have improved their global rankings this year NEW DELHI:  Indian institutes of management Bangalore and Calcutta have improved their global rankings this year, but, other premier management institutes like IIM-Ahmadabad and the Indian School of Business, Hyderabad have slipped, according to a the Financial Times London’s Global MBA Ranking 2018. The ISB, which was ranked 27th in 2017 slipped one notch to 28 in the current year Financial Times rankings while IIM Ahmedabad, which was at 29th position last year, is at 31, the Financial Times…

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IIM Calcutta records 100% summer placement

IIM Calcutta records 100% summer placement

Niti Aayog also visited IIM Calcutta and made five prestigious offers. Photo: Indranil Bhoumik/Mint Kolkata: IIM Calcutta has completed the summer placement process for the 2017-2019 batch and has achieved 100% placement within a span of over two days. A total number of 180 firms across diverse sectors had come to IIM Calcutta for the summer placements, a press release said. Niti Aayog also visited the campus and made five prestigious offers, it said. IIM Calcutta, the first triple crowned management school of the country, retained its crown as five private…

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IIM students are donating back to the institutes after graduating. Here’s how

IIM students are donating back to the institutes after graduating. Here’s how

Globally Wharton, Yale and Harvard are the best known institutes whose students believe in giving back pickups once they are established in their life. And the trend seems to be catching up well with Indian business schools as well. This month, IIM-Ahmedabad has raised Rs 7.5 crore from its alumni Vishwavir Ahuja, managing director of RBL Bank, and Aprameya R and Raghunandan G, cofounders of TaxiForSure, to support infrastructure funding, according to an ET news report. “Alumni response has been overwhelming,” Ajit K Motwani, head of the development office at IIM-A told ET. What helped was…

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IIM Bill 2017 unshackles institutes but reservations to go for real freedom

IIM Bill 2017 unshackles institutes but reservations to go for real freedom

A quick scan of top-notch educational institutions globally should show that even public-funded ones are allowed to function unfettered in all administrative and academic matters. Thus, the Union Cabinet approving the IIM Bill that all but frees the hallowed Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) of its control is significant leap forward. The proposed legislation replaces the near-autarchic IIM Council that is headed by the Union HRD minister and had many senior ministry officials a members, apart from the chairpersons and directors of the various IIMs with a “coordination body” that…

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In A First, IIM Ahmedabad Launches 2-Year Distance Learning Course

In A First, IIM Ahmedabad Launches 2-Year Distance Learning Course

Ahmedabad: The Indian Institute of Management-Ahmedabad (IIM-A) on Monday launched a two-year Post Graduate Programme in Management (e-PGP) through distance learning using satellite-based education technology. The course, the first by an IIM, will cost Rs. 17 lakh and is aimed at working executives and entrepreneurs. The institute will start offering the course from June on an interactive onsite learning (IOL) platform and is looking at junior, mid and senior level working professionals and entrepreneurs to enrol for the programme, IIM-A Director Ashish Nanda told reporters on Monday. The leading business…

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IIM Lucknow Recruitment Exam 2017: Apply for JE and other posts before February 10

IIM Lucknow Recruitment Exam 2017: Apply for JE and other posts before February 10

Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Lucknow has released a notification on its official website for the direct recruitment of Financial Advisor-cum-Chief Accounts Officer, Junior Engineer (Civil), Finance & Accounts Officer and Junior Engineer (Electrical) vacancies. The recruitment will be done on regular / temporary / adhoc basis. Candidates will be selected on the basis of written test and interview. The interested and eligible candidates can apply in prescribed application format. The last date of submitting the applications is February 10, 2017. Candidates can go through other details such as age,…

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