IIM-Calcutta starts next session virtually


By: Education Desk | New Delhi |

Updated: April 29, 2020 10:28:41 pm

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The Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Calcutta has began its one-year full-time MBA programme virtually. The IIM has saved up with the tutorial calendar and the course was flagged off digitally by the IIM-C director Anju Seth on April 20. This is the 14th batch of the one-year MBA programme.

Last week, the IIM-Ahmedabad also started its 15th batch of the residential Post Graduate Programme in Management for Executives (MBA-PGPX) digitally. The courses will probably be held on-line until the lockdown and the officers stated that they’d “review the situation and follow advisories of the Central and state governments to resume classes on campus” to make sure the protection and well-being of scholars.

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The 14th batch of the MBA program has 68 college students from 20 completely different business sectors with a median work expertise of 8.33 years, informs the institute. Most of the scholars, 35 per cent are from IT and ITES background.

The IIM has additionally acquired extra functions from ladies this 12 months. The gender variety for the incoming batch stands at 18 per cent. Last 12 months, of the 62 college students within the MBA-PGPX batch, solely 7 had been females.

The director, IIM-Calcutta stated, “Resilience and adaptability in switching temporarily to digital delivery for the benefit of students in the MBAEx Programme.  We have worked seamlessly to plan, develop and deliver online courses to ensure the timely commencement of the programs while ensuring students’ learning is not compromised.”

The chairperson MBAEx known as lockdown a skilling alternative for academics.

Schools and faculties throughout the nation have been closed since mid-March. Classes have been shifted on-line whereas many institutes are considering to start out their courses digitally, IIMs have spearheaded the transfer. Meanwhile, the undergraduate courses across the nation would start from September as an alternative of June, as reported by The Indian Express earlier.

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