- IIM-B ranks 6th in MBA job market, says survey
Employers are making a B-line for IIM-B, as per a survey. The Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore, (IIM-B) is among the top 10 preferred B-schools in the Asia Pacific region. The QS Global top 200 business schools 2009 survey has put IIM-B at sixth position in the region.IIM-Ahmedabad, IIM-Calcutta and ISB Hyderabad are a close 11, 12 and 13th rank. Many factors went into the survey — quality of students, specialization, success of alumni and activities of alumni network — sources associated with the research told TOI.
- IIM Bangalore hikes fee to Rs 11 lakh
The Indian Institute of Management-Bangalore (IIMB) on Thursday, Apr 2 hiked the fee for its flagship Post-Graduate Programme to Rs 11 lakh.It also increased the student intake to 350 to accommodate the 27 per cent OBC quota from academic year 2009-2010.The post-graduate programme starting with the 2009-11 batch will have to cough up Rs 5.25 lakh in the first year and Rs 5.75 lakh in the second. After last year’s fee revision, the students were paying Rs 9 lakh (Rs 4 lakh in Ist year, Rs 5 lakh in IInd).
- IIM-B impresses Syrian President
Bashar Al-Assad, President of the Syrian Arab Republic, visited the Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore (IIM-B) on Friday. The President expressed admiration for the variety of programmes offered there and the depth of work done at IIM-B.
He singled out the Centre for Corporate Governance and the Centre for Public Policy, more so for their immediate relevance to Syria.
New B-school to be opened
The Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology (KIIT) — ranked among the top 50 engineering institutes in the country — is setting up an off-campus centre in Bangalore.
KIIT University chancellor A Samanta told reporters that the government had permitted the Orissa-based university to set up its campus on Kanakapura Road. The new Wi-Fi campus will offer MBA programme from the next academic year and will have an intake of 60 students.
IIMs seek Govt nod to release first selection list
All the six Indian Institutes of Management have collectively given an alternate date to the Union Human Resource Development Ministry for admissions and sought permission to release the first selection list based on the number of admissions made last year, following the Ministry directing the IIMs to hold despatch of acceptance letters.
Military officers line up to enter corporate world
The lure of the corporate world has led to officers of the armed forces, including commissioned officers from Brigadiers to young officers in short service, to queue up in front of the Indian Institute of Management-Bangalore (IIMB) to make industry their second career destination.
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