Indian Instit utes Of Management (IIM)
Indian Institute of Management are commonly called as IIM in India. These have captured the students attention as one of the prestigious educational institutes of India. IIM’s offer a variety of management courses and several Post Graduate programs. IIM’s are also responsible for developing a fresh breed of management professionals who are confident and extreamly very skillfull. They were created by the Indian Government with the aim of identifying the brightest intellectual talent available in the student community of India and training it in the best management techniques available in the world.
The CAT (Common Admission Test) conducted by the IIMs is a very competitive test conducted for admission to around 1250 graduate programs in management at the seven campuses, and is usually considered one of the most competitive exams in the world, with a supposed success rate of about one in two hundred. Each institute conducts group discussions and personal interviews to evaluate the students shortlisted after the test.
Reservations at IIMs
Around 50% of the seats are from the General category, that is that they are filled through open competition. Around 230,000 students compete for less than 1200 general seats (As per 2007 figures) in the IIMs. There is a 22.5% reservation for Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribes students and 3% reservation for the PWD (Person With Disability) students. It was announced by the govt that reservations will be increased in a phased manner to 50.5% in IIMs with rest of the reserved seats going to OBC (other backward classes) candidates. IIMs would implement the OBC reservations in a phased manner during three years.
IIMs in India
There are 6 IIM’s in India, located across the various cities of Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Lucknow, Indore, Kozhikode and Kolkatta.
- IIM Ahmedabad
- IIM Bangalore
- IIM Kolkatta
- IIM Indore
- IIM Kozhikode
- IIM Lucknow
Better chance for MBA aspirants to grab a seat at IIMs The Union Cabinet on August 27, 2009, approved 7 new IIMs
4. Jammu and Kashmir
6. Tamil Nadu
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