Sunday, 26 June, 2022
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Topic: IIMs

Out of 122 student suicides since 2014, 111 at central univs, IITs & NITs: Govt tells Lok Sabha

Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan also gave data for suicides of OBC/SC/ST students. MoS Annapurna Devi gave details of ragging complaints & anti-ragging measures implemented.

Over 10,000 faculty posts vacant in central universities, IITs, IIMs, govt tells Parliament

Of the total 10,814 vacancies, 6,535 are in central universities including IGNOU, 403 are in IIMs and 3,876 are in IITs.

McKinsey, Amazon, Deloitte — big firms make big hires from IIMs, pvt B-schools despite Covid

Several IIMs, some top private management schools saw 100% placements, with average salary offers of up to Rs 28 lakh, as companies bet on Modi govt's privatisation push.

IIM Sambalpur to get permanent campus after five years as PM lays foundation stone 

The IIM at Odisha has been functioning in a make-shift campus and the foundation-stone laying ceremony comes on the heels of the controversy over the autonomy of the institutes.

Facing criticism from alumni, architects, IIM-A says it won’t demolish Louis Kahn dorms

IIM-A received letters from alumni, historians, architects and even the children of legendary American architect Louis Kahn to restore & preserve the dormitories designed by him.

IIM-Ahmedabad alumni slam demolish drive, say buildings in other nations stand for 100 yrs

About 300 former students have created a WhatsApp group called 'Save Louis Kahn's IIMA' where discussions are underway regarding the administration's decision.

‘Unsafe for living’ — IIM-Ahmedabad to raze 14 dorms designed by Louis Kahn

In a letter, IIM-A director Errol D’Souza says 14 dormitories, built by the renowned American architect Louis Kahn, are ‘unsafe for living due to the (2001) earthquake and seepage’. 

IITs, IIMs & universities hired 350 teaching staff online during lockdown, says Modi govt

The online recruitment process had run into controversy in August and was temporarily put on hold only to be resumed in September. 

IITs, IIMs ready for all possible scenarios after US firm rescinds job offers amid Covid-19

With countries virtually shutting down due to the Covid-19 pandemic, several students at IITs and IIMs last week found their job offers revoked by US-based research firm Gartner. 

IIT Madras report on Fathima Latheef suicide ‘silent on religious discrimination’

Internal report of IIT Madras says Fathima Latheef was a bright student and scored well in all subjects barring one, and that caused her distress.

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Does breaking up big states boost economy? Data doesn’t back up hype, says Indian study

The study by researchers at Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research looked at economic impact of reorganising Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, and Bihar in the year 2000.

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Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.
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