Delhi: The six Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) will start more
courses and increase their intake in several existing ones from the coming
academic year. This follows a directive from the human resources ministry
to broadbase their activities in sync with the changing economy.
IIM Ahmedabad will have an executive MBA programme with 50 seats. The other
programmes now being offered are: global managers (one-year, 30 seats) and
leading and managing (one year, 80 seats). It will increase capacity in its
existing fellow programmes in management and development to 20 and 40 seats
against 15 and 30 seats respectively the present.
the other hand, IIM Bangalore will increase the number of seats in its post-graduate
programmes in management and software enterprise management to 260 and 150
against the existing 180 and 120.
IIM Kolkata will have a one-year programme for the development of entrepreneurs,
with 300 seats.
newer IIMs, too, are adding on courses. For instance IIM Lucknow's Noida campus
will have 50-seats for a six-month certificate programme in management for
defence officers. Moreover, its post-graduate programme in agri-business management
will admit 60 students against the existing 30.
Kozhikode will begin a 100-seat executive MBA programme via the distant education
module and will raise to 180 the number of seats in its post-graduate programme
in management against the existing 120.
Indore will increase the number of seats in its executive post-graduate programme
in management to around 60 compared with the current level of 20.