Coronavirus: Lean period at engineering colleges & business schools a big help
Leading institutions such as IIM-Ahmedabad, IIM-Kozhikode, IIM-Indore, IIM-Trichy, Bhavan’s SP Jain Institute of Management & Research (SPJIMR), IIT-Bombay, IIT-Kanpur are introducing measures including postponing of events and large gatherings, imposing travel restrictions and holding extensive awareness generation sessions on campus about the outbreak.
Unfair 15 IIM protestors get noticed, common man’s sentiment doesn’t: Gujarat CM
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IIMs, IITs told to comply with quota rule for faculty hiring
While central universities mostly implement the faculty quota — 15% for Schedule...
IIT-IIM contingency plans amid Covid-19 challenge: Shortening last semesters, interactive online courses
A number of private schools are set to begin new academic session this week, with online classes and modules. The government-run Kendriya Vidyalayas are consulting experts to work out both online and offline formats.
IIMA Cluster 3 placement: DaytoDayHealth, HCL, Edfora and FIITJEE top recruiters
The third cluster placement was conducted on February 13, which comprised of 12 cohorts. These cohorts included BFSI, Consumer Tech, Core Manufacturing & Infrastructure, Education & Tech, Enterprise Tech, Food & Dairy, government enterprises, IT Consulting, Pharma & Healthcare, Renewable Energy & Green Tech, Social Enterprises & NGO, and Textiles.
IIMA concludes Cluster 1 placement: McKinsey & BCG top recruiters
Other recruiters included Accenture Strategy, Kearney, Avendus, Bain & Co., Citi, Credit Suisse, Goldman Sachs, HSBC, JP Morgan, KPMG, Monitor Deloitte, Matrix Partners, Multiples, Nomura,Oliver Wyman, among others, according to the information shared by the institute.
Sebi rejigs secondary market advisory panel
The Secondary Market Advisory Committee is chaired by IIM Ahmedabad Professor and former whole-time member of Sebi, Jayanth R Varma, the latest update with the Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) showed.
McKinsey, BCG, TCS make highest offers at IIM Ahmedabad
McKinsey made the most offers (including Pre-Placement Offers) at the end of the final placement process with 27 offers, followed by BCG with 23 offers. This year, 153 firms participated with 182 different roles in the placement process in 2020. Firms from multiple domains participated across the three clusters in final placements.
Facebook gears up for marketing push in India
The plan, sources told ET, is to enhance user engagement across the suite of apps – Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp. The move comes at a time when Chinese video-sharing networking service TikTok is adding users in India. The Menlo Park-based social network, owned by tech billionaire Mark Zuckerberg, has hired Avinash Pant to head the marketing function.
Punit Sood appointed new country head of RBS India
For Sood, this will be his second innings at RBS, where he is returning to lead India operations after a nearly two-year gap. In his new role, he will build the organisation’s strategic capabilities, supporting the bank to achieve its goals.
Hindustan Unilever sends distributors to IIM Ahmedabad to improve business skills
India’s largest pure-play consumer goods company recently sent a group of its top distributors to IIM Ahmedabad (IIMA) to improve their business skills in the rapidly-changing business environment.
Marginal hike in FPI caps not helping bond markets: Credit Suisse's Neelkanth Mishra
"The token increase in FPI limits is not working because we are not part of any global bond index," said Mishra, who is also the co-head for APAC strategy and chief India strategist for Swiss investment bank Credit Suisse. He said there should be greater differentiation in cost of borrowing of different states based on their fiscal position.
Tiger Global leads $20 million funding round in Infra.Market
The Series A round of financing follows the $3.5 million Infra.Market raised from Accel Partners in August earlier this year.
Women's Day: Rama Bijapurkar writes about her greatest champion and critic - her mother
Bijapurkar said that her socially conservative but intellectually advanced mum got computer literate at 70.
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.
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