IIM-A, IIM-B to go online for first semester
As part of the plan, IIM-A, IIM-B will allow students who do not have proper internet facility at home to return to the campus, delay academic evaluation or conduct it online and cut down on holidays to make up for lost time.
Coronavirus spoils internship plans at IIMs
The Covid-19 pandemic has led to a record number of summer internships getting cancelled across t...
Stop 1-year PG degrees: HRD Ministry to IIMs
The HRD ministry says one-year executive MBAs degrees violate UGC regulations.
IIM Ahmedabad launches endowment fund with initial commitment of Rs 100 crore
Kumar Mangalam Birla, Chairperson, IIMA Board of Governors said in a statement: “Endowment funds help ensure financial health of any institute, thereby encouraging growth and self-sufficiency. We truly appreciate the Founder alumni for their generous contributions to kick-start the IIM Ahmedabad Endowment Fund. These funds will play a significant role in realizing the long-term goals of the Institute and retain its autonomy.”
Pandemic set to take a toll on executive education programmes
Even the high-cost longer duration programmes for working professionals, priced between Rs 10-40 lakh, could come under pressure in the next 12-24 months as the pandemic-hit economy and rising joblessness are forcing professionals and corporations to tighten their purse strings, education consultants and industry experts said.
IIM Ahmedabad launches Rs 100 cr endowment fund, to raise Rs 1,000 cr over 5 years
IIM-A launched the 'IIM Ahmedabad Endowment Fund' with an initial commitment of Rs 100 crore from 10 founding alumni, including Info Edge founder Sanjeev Bikhchandani and Makemytrip founder Deep Kalra.
CAT 2019 final shortlist to be declared May 8 onwards
In 2019, the number of people who registered for the test and the number of people who appeared for the test was the highest in ten years. Out of the 244,190 candidates who registered, 209,926 appeared for the test.
IIM study suggests blended learning for school education
The paper has devised a mathematical model recommending a blend of offline and online learning. As per the model, following social distancing norms, a school can operate in three shifts—7 am to 11 am, 11:30 am to 3:30 pm, and 4 pm to 7:30 pm. It also suggests that students be divided into three groups—class 1 to 4, class 5 to 8, and class 9 to 12.
IIM-Sambalpur to hold online examination
With this system, the students can appear for the tests by logging in through their laptop/desktop at their homes in different parts of the country. About 100 students will be appearing for the end term exam. This system of conducting tests online allows more transparency in the process.
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.
IIMs add final touches to 2020 list
Digital was the medium of choice at several institutes to finalise the candidates. While IIM-Ahmedabad, IIM-Bangalore and IIM-Raipur had managed to complete their admission process before the lockdown, others like Lucknow, Calcutta, Kozhikode, Indore, Sambalpur and Jammu had to partly resort to the virtual route to zero in on the candidates.
Dr Ranjan Banerjee to continue as dean of SPJIMR for another term of five years
Before joining SPJIMR, Dr Banerjee had extensive experience in business, corporate training, academics and consulting.
IIM Board appoints Professor Rishikesha T Krishnan as IIM Bangalore's new director
Professor RT Krishnan said: “It is an extraordinary privilege to lead India’s best management institution, IIM Bangalore, at this most challenging time when there is an opportunity to re-define management education.”
Covid impact: IIMs push back academic schedules, to focus more on online & hybrid learning models
IIM Calcutta has pushed its opening date to July 13. The institute’s director Anju Seth said that they would focus more on blended learning programmed, and would extend this to more geographies.
IIM Kozhikode to launch MBA in liberal studies and management
The program, which will start in June next year, will accept 20-25 students in its first batch. “The world is changing very quickly… it requires people to decode culture and technology. Data needs to be made sense of,” said IIM-K director Debashis Chatterjee. Instead of just teaching tools and techniques, the program would aim to teach students how to think.
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