Published on August 8, 2022 When classroom sessions and assignments wear them out and human interactions do little to quell that gnawing sense of loneliness, it is the four-legged furry creatures that offer emotiona l succour to students at premier institutes. No surprise then that caring for these selfless creatures is top priority for students … Continue reading Proclaiming Love from Campus Wooftops!
Reigning cats & dogs at premier institutes!
Published on August 8, 2022 Ahmedabad: Girls love them, they are super popular in dorms and their fan following cuts across batches. And no, class studs of the IIM Ahmedabad (IIM-A) do not stand a chance against the swooning popularity of the pack of 38 dogs and 15 cats that have made the lush green … Continue reading Reigning cats & dogs at premier institutes!
Only one student from IIM-Ahmedabad PGP opts for entrepreneurship this year
Published on March 23, 2021 AHMEDABAD: The IIMAvericks fellowship, offered by the CIIE.CO at IIM Ahmedabad (IIM-A), got only one candidate out of the batch of 380-odd students of the flagship PGP course in 2021 recruitment. The number was 11 six years ago in 2015. The IIM-A released a consolidated final placement report for 2021 … Continue reading Only one student from IIM-Ahmedabad PGP opts for entrepreneurship this year
Big consulting firms make big hires from IIM-Ahmedabad
Published on March 9, 2021 AHMEDABAD: You would think that the economic downturn due to the coronavirus crisis will affect placements. Despite being in the shadow of a pandemic that has kept the markets on tenterhooks, the IIM Ahmedabad’s flagship PGP course has recorded the highest number of placement offers from consulting firms. While the … Continue reading Big consulting firms make big hires from IIM-Ahmedabad
How big a stock portfolio to cut market risk? Over 40, says study
Published on March 5, 2021 Ahmedabad: What’s a good number of stocks in the portfolio to assure investors a better cover against the proverbial ‘market risks’? A study carried out by an IIM Ahmedabad (IIM-A) professor and a Singapore-based investment firm director assessed more than 50 Nifty stocks over six years and deduced a safe … Continue reading How big a stock portfolio to cut market risk? Over 40, says study
Normalcy diagnosed: Recruiters back to IIM-A
Published on February 24, 2021 Ahmedabad: The biggest worry for any institute during the pandemic is the placement of its students. But if the trend of premier institutes such as IIM-Ahmedabad (IIM-A) is anything to go by, companies are back on the campus with confidence. As the final placement for the premier B-school’s flagship PGP-MBA … Continue reading Normalcy diagnosed: Recruiters back to IIM-A
‘India cannot relax its guard; needs to ramp up testing strategy’
Published on April 2, 2020 Chirantan Chatterjee, ICICI Bank Chair Professor at IIM-Ahmedabad (IIM-A) is the chairperson of the Centre for Management of Healthcare Services (CMHS) at IIM-A, and is a visiting fellow at Hoover Institution, Stanford University. In conversation with Parth Shastri, Prof Chatterjee said that the current situation is both a bane and … Continue reading ‘India cannot relax its guard; needs to ramp up testing strategy’
Slowdown keeps IIM-A grads away from entrepreneurship
Published on February 18, 2020 Ahmedabad: In times of slowdown, IIM-Ahmedabad students are shying away from entrepreneurship. In final placements held for the batch of 2020, only two out of 380-plus students chose to be entrepreneurs. In fact, this is the second consecutive year where the number of students opting out of placement process to … Continue reading Slowdown keeps IIM-A grads away from entrepreneurship
Study: Gujarat among India’s startup incubator champions
Published on March 16, 2020 Ahmedabad: A working paper titled ‘Incubators in India — A Multilevel Study’ by IIM-Ahmedabad (IIM-A) says that the period from 2015 to 2018 recorded a rapid expansion of startup incubators and three states — Gujarat, Maharashtra and Karnataka — set up most of them. The study carried out by IIM-A … Continue reading Study: Gujarat among India’s startup incubator champions
Discipline outpaces textbook, students write new one
Published on January 26, 2020 AHMEDABAD: When Arun Nandewal, a 2018-20 batch PGP student at IIM-Ahmedabad (IIM-A), and his batchmates searched for textbooks on product management in India, they found just one. It was a book by IIT-Madras alumnus. So Nandewal and 20 batchmates decided to write a textbook themselves, incorporating the latest developments in … Continue reading Discipline outpaces textbook, students write new one