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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.
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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.
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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.
USE this one when in doubt. Also use this one when not in doubt. Just use this.

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.
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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.
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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. 
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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.
Migrants heading out of Danapur railway station in Bihar | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

More than half of migrant workers ready to come back to work, finds IIM survey

In a survey among 12,108 low-income households across India between 25 March and 11 May, IIM-Rohtak found one out of every five workers received excess food.
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Foreign dream will have to wait as Covid-19 layoffs in US cast shadow on IIT, IIM placements

Covid-19 and the ensuing lockdown has spawned a crisis of layoffs that has already affected millions in US, which has the highest number of coronavirus cases.
Illustration: Ramandeep Kaur | ThePrint

Bezos, Branson & Musk — Are billionaires popularising space travel or just on an ego trip?

Jeff Bezos will travel to the edge of space in his New Shepard aircraft — more than a week after billionaire Richard Branson defeated him in a fast developing space race.