Monday, 23 May, 2022

Topic: IIM

Ministry ‘exploring legal action’ against IIM-Rohtak director Dheeraj Sharma in eligibility case

According to govt, Sharma passed his bachelors examination with second division, which is allegedly concealed from education ministry. A first-division is a criteria for IIM director’s post.

IIM-Rohtak head got 2nd term ‘despite Modi govt objections’, now served notice over eligibility

Board of Governors decided to retain director Dheeraj Sharma despite education ministry flagging 'discrepancies' in his qualifications. Ministry now exploring legal options.

Nothing wrong with IIM-Rohtak director appointment, ‘liable to be upheld’: Govt tells HC

A plea in Punjab & Haryana HC alleged IIM-Rohtak director Dheeraj Sharma was appointed in 2014 despite ‘discrepancies’ in qualifications and work experience.

IIM-Calcutta board calls director Anju Seth’s allegations ‘self-serving’, accepts resignation

In her resignation letter, Anju Seth had cited 'breakdown of confidence' between her & board chairman, and alleged 'smear campaign'. Subir Bhattacharya made IIM-C director-in-charge.

Will consult international experts on safety of historic dorms, IIM-A writes to alumni

All decisions regarding the 14 dormitories designed by Louis Kahn will be taken in consultation with the alumni, says the letter sent by IIM-A board of governors.

IIM autonomy row unnecessary. 1-year degrees are standard courses, UGC needs to catch up

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Unhappy with 1-year MBA degree, Modi govt could dilute hard-won autonomy of IIMs

Ministry of Education is considering a proposal to check malpractice at the level of IIM boards. It will allow for action against the board of governors.

All that an MBA degree brings is snob value, not success. Just look at Mukesh Ambani

Fancy B-school degrees are becoming irrelevant in today’s fast-changing world. India’s MBA-IIM obsession is an artificial demand.

Parents allege cheating as IIM-Rohtak holds at-home admissions exam for Class 12 passouts 

The Integrated Programme in Management Aptitude Test (IPMAT), which oversees admissions to IIM-Rohtak’s MBA course for Class 12 passouts, was held Monday. 

IIMs in Bangalore, Lucknow, Rohtak raise fee for MBA course, top three charge at par now

IIM Bangalore joins the league of IIM Ahmedabad and IIM Calcutta which charge nearly Rs 23 lakh for an MBA. IIM-B said the fee hike is due to annual increase in salaries, operating costs.

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Galle Face Green the popular promenade in Sri Lanka’s capital Colombo has become ground zero for the protest against the Gotabaya Rajapaksa government. | Photo: Regina Mihindukulasuriya

Sri Lanka may be a teaser for a global default crisis

Global markets see Sri Lanka as an omen for more defaults in the developing world as countries face a growing, post-Covid debt burden.

World’s $300 trillion in debt. Here’s what it means for services like health, education

To meet debt payments, at least 100 countries will have to reduce spending on essential services, the IMF estimates.


Representational image of drone. | Photo: Mark Kauzlarich | Bloomberg

As drones usher in new era of warfare, India’s growing UAV industry begins to take flight

With a growing indigenous base of drone manufacturers and exporters, and incentives from government, industry sentiment is bullish. However, some concerns remain. 

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.