Guys Outperformed Gals in getting IIM calls

CAT 2006 results are out and all the IIMs have published the short listed candidates for next round of Group Discussion and Interviews. Guys have out performed gals in all departments of CAT 2006. For IIMB the percentage of gals who are short listed for GD/PI is only 17.87 % out of the applied 24.7% .The scenario is almost same for all the other IIMs. The resistance against OBC reservation on the account that many will get a chance to study in IIMs with out scoring at per with general candidates is confirmed wrong.

Big Plans for ICFAI

ICFAI (The Institute of Chartered Financial Analysts of India) - which has few privates universities in the states of Uttaranchal, Tripura, Sikkim, Mizoram, Meghalaya, Nagaland and Jharkhand is planning to increase the number of private universities to 15 by year 2010. The total cost is estimated to be of Rs. 1,000 crore. Private University is a university which does not receive any financial support from the government. The concept of private universities is new in India but its supremacy can be seen in all over the world esp.

Student Demands for Retest of CAT 2006

Students who took the Common Admission Test this year are now showing their annoyance over the errors in the question papers. Few days back students in delhi went on a candlelight march on this issue and now some students in lucknow has requested the Chief Justice of India (CJI) to look into the matter. Students have asked the IIMs to publicly announce the errors in CAT and the action taken to neutralize the effect under the Right to Information (RTI) Act. CAT and the action taken to neutralize the effect under the Right to Information (RTI) Act.

IIMs against Quota

In a major setback to the oversight committee’s move to implement 27% OBC quota by a massive intake hike at the premier Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) from 2007-’08, directors of six IIMs have thrown up their hands In a major setback to the oversight committee’s move to implement 27% OBC quota by a massive intake hike at the premier Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) from 2007-’08, directors of six IIMs have thrown up their hands, saying it would be practically impossible to implement the quota at one go.

ISB no to GRE

The Indian School of Business (ISB) has been invited to join the Board of The Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC). This is because the GMAC data demonstrates that the ISB is one of the prime The Indian School of Business (ISB) has been invited to join the Board of The Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC). This is because the GMAC data demonstrates that the ISB is one of the prime drivers of the large growth in GMAT takers in India and in 2005, more Indians applied to the ISB than even to Harvard or Stanford.

IRMA 2 in Bhubaneswar

KIIT deemed University with the help of Verghese Kurien (the man behind India's first rural management school - IRMA) is going to set up a rural management institute in Bhubaneswar in parallel with Institute of Rural Management at Anand. KIIT is one of the premier Engineering colleges in orissa. In last one decade the institutes has achieved many mile stones and has been successful in bringing many talented professors to it. The proposed institute‘ll be named as Kalinga School of Rural Management (KSRM) and KIIT has allocated 15 acres of land for it.

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