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IIM-C 42nd in Financial Times Global MBA ranking

The institute secured the spot for its Masters of Business Administration for Executives (MBAEx) programme, the IIM-C said in a statement on Monday. The Financial Times (FT) Global MBA ranking, 2020, had taken into consideration 100 full-time MBA programmes of 156 business schools for the exercise.

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  • Aditya Rao wore several hats with equal felicity: sales executive, software engineer, production engineer, cook, bartender, hotel cashier and a security guard. He also spent a year in prison for making hoax bomb calls to Kempegowda International Airport (KIA), Bengaluru, in 2018. Rao's longest stint (18 months) was with a private firm in Bengaluru.

    Would you like to be a low-paid MBA or a better-paid electrician? India's answer is clear, and that's a problem.

    The program, which will start in June next year, will accept 20-25 students in its first batch. “The world is changing very quickly… it requires people to decode culture and technology. Data needs to be made sense of,” said IIM-K director Debashis Chatterjee. Instead of just teaching tools and techniques, the program would aim to teach students how to think.

    In the pre-disruption era, there were broadly two categories of skills required by industry — a band of specialized industry or domain knowledge, and a wide range of more traditional skills suited to a generalist work profile. This scenario has changed irrevocably. As per a WEF report, generalists have shrunk in demand and this trend will continue.

    The Global MBA program of SP Jain was recently ranked #12 in the world by Forbes.

    Founded in Delhi in 2014, the Robin Hood Army operates in 158 cities in nine countries and serves an average of 200,000 people a week — without accepting any money for their services. It has served more than 26 million meals so far. When restaurants tell them they have surplus food, volunteers — who number more than 40,000 — use their own vehicles to pick and distribute the food.

    An estimated 136 cos offered nearly 200 roles to the class of 2021. Several students exercised "Dream" options that allowed them to get multiple offers from top firms. Finance & Consulting firms accounted for 43.2% of total offers.

    Only 45% of Indian students who took GMAT sent their scores to US business schools this year, which is down from 57% in 2015. The students who did not apply had various reasons ranging from the political scenario in the US to their own safety reasons.

    A total of 79 offers were made in the marketing and sales domain by recruiters including AB InBev, Vodafone Idea Limited, Bajaj Auto, Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories, Mondelez, Procter & Gamble, etc, according to the institute release.

    The students of the thirteenth batch of PGPX have prior work experience ranging from 5 to 17 years.

    The Forbes ranking compared the earnings of the Class of 2014 in their first five years post-MBA.

    The fellowship is designed to enhance awareness and interest in high-quality academic research among young engineering, management, sciences and humanities students through a goal-oriented summer mini-project undertaken at IIT Madras.

    The dual degree programme, which will be introduced from 2019-20 academic year, will have an intake of 25-30 students, IIT-M statement said.

    The government will provide Rs 50,000 aid for coaching for the entrance examination for other professional courses, such as MBA and CLAT.

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