Tag Archives: IIMs

IIMs face fresh threat to autonomy as HRD ministry seeks more control

HRD minister Prakash Javadekar. The HRD ministry is deliberating whether the government should have a say on the appointment of an IIM chairman. Photo: Pradeep Gaur/Mint New Delhi: The government is framing rules to partially control how the Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) function to curb potential misuse of the powers accorded to the board of the elite B-schools under the ... Read More »

CAT 2017: This is how you need to start preparing for exam to get admission in IIMs

CAT 2017, which is going to be held on November 26, is now just three months away. CAT consists of three sections which are Verbal and Reading Comprehension (VARC), Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning (DI & LR) and Quantitative Ability (QA). Each of these sections is allotted one hour and there are 100 questions altogether. Important topics in each section Quantitative ... Read More »

CAT 2017: This is how you need to start preparing for exam to get admission in IIMs

CAT 2017, which is going to be held on November 26, is now just three months away. CAT consists of three sections which are Verbal and Reading Comprehension (VARC), Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning (DI & LR) and Quantitative Ability (QA). Each of these sections is allotted one hour and there are 100 questions altogether. Important topics in each section Quantitative ... Read More »

IIMs seek Cabinet approval for withdrawal of 1975 HRD order

Following the incessant controversy over the appointment of IIM faculty under quota system for the reserved candidates, it is now been learned that the premier institutes had to be withdrawn the 1975 HRD order, which had earlier exempted the premier institutes from reservation policy. However, there is a speculation that the 1974 HRD order was only meant for technical institutes ... Read More »

HRD Ministry to appoint teachers at IIMs and IITs under quota system

The issues revolving over the appointment of teachers in the premier IIMs under the quota system for reserved candidates has once again come to attention. It is speculated that the HRD Ministry would table the issue of reservation over the appointments of teachers with the IIM representatives on September 20. Former HRD Minister Arjun Singh, during the tenure of Manmohon ... Read More »

Govt reports on expenditure: Approximately Rs 4135.85 crore spent on 22 IITs, Rs 463 crore on 19 IIMs

In a written reply to question raised by Rajya Sabha members, Minister of State for Human Resource Development Mahendra Nath Pandey has revealed information regarding money spend on various top institutes in the past two years. (Read: 656 IIT, 49 IIM students dropped-out of prestigious institutions in 2015-16: Government) Details of the report: During the academic session 2015-16, the Centre ... Read More »