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  • Average stipend offered for summer internship at IIM Indore up 12%

    Average stipend offered for summer internship at IIM Indore up 12%

    Female students on an average have received 24% higher stipend than their male counterparts in the summer internship placements, officials said. The highest stipend offered was Rs 4 lakh, the same as the previous year. IIM Indore has the biggest batch strength of 589 students in the class of 2021, including 258, or 44%, girls.

    Amazon, Flipkart lead in B-school hiring

    Amazon, Flipkart lead in B-school hiring

    The ecommerce marketplace is the top recruiter at the NITs, including those at Jalandhar, Trichy, Calicut and Malviya NIT, Jaipur. Amazon was day 1 recruiter at NIT Trichy this year along with others like Microsoft, DE Shaw and General Electric. Flipkart is looking to hire interns from the top 22 B-schools, according to a company spokesperson.

    Amazon, Flipkart lead in B-school hiring

    Amazon, Flipkart lead in B-school hiring

    The ecommerce marketplace is the top recruiter at the NITs, including those at Jalandhar, Trichy, Calicut and Malviya NIT, Jaipur. Amazon was day 1 recruiter at NIT Trichy this year along with others like Microsoft, DE Shaw and General Electric. Flipkart is looking to hire interns from the top 22 B-schools, according to a company spokesperson.

    CL Educate to invest in campus-based startups

    CL Educate to invest in campus-based startups

    The WAIN innovator pipeline is rapidly closing in on 100,000 innovators and the CL Educate Board has approved the creation of a Rs 30 crore corpus WAIN fund, with CL Educate as the anchor investor, according to a release shared by the company.

    Other colleges charge up to 20x more than revised JNU hostel fees

    Other colleges charge up to 20x more than revised JNU hostel fees

    Revised hostel charges for JNU students are Rs 3,600 per annum (for students from below-poverty-line families, the revised annual charges are Rs 1,800). In IIT Bombay and Delhi, annual hostel charges are Rs 20,000 and Rs 15,000 per student, respectively.

    IIM Bangalore launches a programme with Gabelli School of Business

    IIM Bangalore launches a programme with Gabelli School of Business

    “The programme, with its accent on conceptual building blocks and immersive learning experience through field trips and projects, will fill the long-felt need for a quality programme in the Fintech space in India,” said Madan Mohan Raj, chief programme officer, executive education programmes at IIMB.

    Combating Delhi's pollution even on war footing could take more than five years

    Combating Delhi's pollution even on war footing could take more than five years

    IIT Delhi submitted a long list of recommendations to the ministry of environment, forest and climate control, and short-term measures to the Supreme Court, this week. Its suggestions to the ministry include the setting up of simulation or decision theatres (for combating pollution) on the lines of that in the Arizona State University (ASU).

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