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6 proposed new IIMs all set to begin PGP batch 2015-17: Good news for MBA Aspirants

Post Graduate programmes for the 2015-16 academic session for 6 newly proposed IIMs appears all set to begin in the session of July 2015.

Mar 20, 2015 12:55 IST
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With the initiation of 6 proposed new IIMs in the states of Andhra Pradesh, Bihar, Himachal Pradesh, Maharashtra, Orissa and Punjab gradually getting granted, the commencement of post Graduate programmes for the 2015-16 academic session for 6 newly proposed IIMs appears all set to begin in the session of July 2015.

  • The proposal to conduct the admission process for these new IIMs is in final stage.
  • The coordinating IIM to conduct Common Admission Process (CAP) 2015, IIM Udaipur is proposed to have additional responsibility to finalise the admissions for 300+ seats in the 6 proposed new IIMs.  IIM Udaipur is the coordinating IIM for admission to IIM Raipur, Kashipur, Ranchi, Rohtak, Trichy and Udaipur through CAP 2015.

Golden Bowl In Hand: Opportunity to study in top rated IIMs

Students of batch 2015-17 who will be taking admission in 6 proposed new IIMs may have the opportunity of getting taught with the fresher batch at the mentor IIM in case any of them doesn’t get accommodated at some good academic building immediately.

Out of 6 IIMs the 3 have been allocated a temporary campus

While the academic buildings for 6 proposed new IIMs have not been decided, the students of PGP batch 2015-17 of following 3 IIMs can have a sigh of relief as the decision on temporary campus to commence classes of the first batch has been taken

IIM Gaya: MU campus to guide IIM Bihar: Distance education block of Magadh University has been asked to run the temporary campus of IIM Bihar.

IIM Nagpur: IIM Nagpur is to function from the campus of Visveswaraya National Institute of Technology (VNIT) from July 2015 for the first few academic sessions. The mentor IIM is IIM Ahmedabad. 200 acres of land has been allotted in MIHAN (Multi-modal International Cargo Hub and Airport at Nagpur)

IIM Visakhapatnam: IIM Visakhapatnam in Andhra Pradesh will conduct the classes for the batch 2015-17 on the Andhra University campus in a temporary premise. Foundation stone for the permanent campus measuring around 300 acres has already been laid by Union HRD Minister Smriti Irani at Gambheeram village on the outskirts of Visakhapatnam in Andhra Pradesh. The mentor IIM is IIM Bangalore

No academic building allotted for the below mentioned 3 IIMs:

IIM Himachal Pradesh

IIM Himachal Pradesh is proposed to be set up at Sirmaur in Himachal Pradesh.

IIM Punjab

It has not yet been decided at which location the new IIM Punjab campus would come up although decision to establish the IIM at Amritsar has been taken.

IIM Orissa

No campus for IIM Orissa has so far been finalized. While the Central committee has reportedly recommended 79 acres of land at Gothapatna on the outskirts of Bhubaneswar for permanent campus of the Indian Institute of Management (IIM)

IIM Udaipur is expected to finalize the admission for these 6 proposed new IIMs on the basis of Written Ability test (WAT) and  Personal Interview (PI) round, the major components of Common Admission Process (CAP) 2015.

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