IIMs

Lok Sabha passes bill to give more autonomy to IIMs, enable them to award degrees

Lok Sabha passes bill to give more autonomy to IIMs, enable them to award degrees

The bill -- which declares 20 existing IIMs as Institutions of National Importance -- was later passed after all amendments moved by some members were rejected.

Jul 28, 2017, 20:00 PM IST
IIMs get complete autonomy, will grant degrees

IIMs get complete autonomy, will grant degrees

The Union Cabinet on Tuesday approved the Indian Institutes of Management Bill, 2017, granting the institutions complete autonomy.

Jan 24, 2017, 18:04 PM IST

Interviews for director's post in six IIMs complete

Interviews for the post of director in six IIMs have been completed and the search cum selection committee has recommended a panel of names for those, HRD ministry officials said on Tuesday.

Nov 22, 2016, 22:06 PM IST
Prakash Javadekar asks IIM chiefs for plan to increase students intake

Prakash Javadekar asks IIM chiefs for plan to increase students intake

Union HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar said the IIMs would also participate in the new initiative of the government to make 20 world-class universities/institutes.

Sep 21, 2016, 13:49 PM IST
Union HRD Minister backs accreditation body status for IITs, IIMs

Union HRD Minister backs accreditation body status for IITs, IIMs

"We are going to float an idea in which IITs and IIMs will be asked to become accreditation bodies so that there will be multiple choices for the institutes," the minister said.

Aug 20, 2016, 22:25 PM IST
Parliamentary panel 'anguished' at shortage of faculty in IITs, IIMs

Parliamentary panel 'anguished' at shortage of faculty in IITs, IIMs

A Parliamentary committee has expressed "anguish" over shortage of faculty in higher education institutions, including Central Universities, IITs and IIMs, terming it as the "biggest handicap" in developing and maintaining the standard of education in the country.

May 01, 2016, 12:22 PM IST

IITs, IIMs in bad position: Murli Manohar Joshi

Premier institutes IITs and IIMs are in "bad position" as they only contribute to transfer of capital to developed nations, senior BJP leader Murli Manohar Joshi on Wednesday said, claiming that the country's youth is being reduced to "tailors" rather than "textile makers".

Dec 09, 2015, 20:24 PM IST
IIMs release admit cards for Common Admission Test 2015 (CAT 2015)

IIMs release admit cards for Common Admission Test 2015 (CAT 2015)

Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) have released the admit cards for Common Admission Test 2015 (CAT 2015).

Oct 26, 2015, 10:49 AM IST
Only two days left for Common Admission Test (CAT) 2015 registration

Only two days left for Common Admission Test (CAT) 2015 registration

Those aspiring to crack Common Admission Test (CAT) 2015, have only two days to go before the registration process ends.

Sep 23, 2015, 14:40 PM IST

HRD ministry nod needed for signing MoU with foreign partners

All major Central educational institutions will now have to take the HRD Ministry's nod for signing MoUs with foreign partners in case the agreements have financial implications on the government.

Sep 17, 2015, 21:57 PM IST

IITs, IIMs, IISc to get foreign faculty this year

 Some of India's leading academic institutions like IITs and IIMs will have foreign faculty members this year under the national GIAN (Global Initiative of Academic Networks) programme.

Aug 28, 2015, 19:58 PM IST

IITs, IIMs used for 'anti-India, anti-Hindu' activities?

After an Organiser article termed as "anti-Hindu" the protests against Gajendra Chauhan's appointment as FTII chairman, another piece in the RSS organ has alleged that prestigious institutes like I

Jul 20, 2015, 23:24 PM IST
Govt okays setting up of 6 new IIMs

Govt okays setting up of 6 new IIMs

In good news for MBA aspirants, the government Wednesday cleared the proposal for the setting up of six new IIMs in the country, which will start offering courses from the coming academic session itself.

Jun 24, 2015, 17:39 PM IST

Disability survey: IITs, IIMs top in response rate, universities way behind

Premier educational institutes in India like the Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) and the Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) top the list of around 150 institutes in the country who chose to respond to the survey on the status of disabled students studying in top notch universities and institutes in the country.

Apr 07, 2015, 09:23 AM IST
PSU banks should be allowed to recruit from IITs, IIMs: SBI

PSU banks should be allowed to recruit from IITs, IIMs: SBI

"The public money goes into formation of the institutions like IITs and IIMs. From all of these good institutions, which nurture the best talents of the country, the public sector banks are barred from recruitment," SBI chairperson Arundhati Bhattacharya said at a recent event.

Feb 01, 2015, 15:40 PM IST
My focus will be to challenge the faculty to aim for excellence: Habil Khorakiwala

My focus will be to challenge the faculty to aim for excellence: Habil Khorakiwala

Habil Khorakiwala, chairman,Wockhardt Group is the new Chancellor of Jamia Hamdard University, New Delhi.

Jan 19, 2015, 21:15 PM IST

New IITs, IIMs: Infosys, Contractor suggestions to be sought

Government has decided to seek suggestions from software giant Infosys and famed architect Hafeez Contractor to develop a model architectural plan for setting up new IITs and IIMs.

Jan 04, 2015, 11:24 AM IST

Smriti Irani meets VCs, proposes single legislation for central Univs

HRD Minister Smriti Irani on Friday met the vice-chancellors of 39 central universities at Chandigarh and discussed among others a single legislation to govern all central varsities.

Sep 13, 2014, 01:15 AM IST

Five more IIMs, IITs to come up

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley onThursday said that five new IITs and IIMs will be set up across the country.

Jul 10, 2014, 12:27 PM IST