IIM-K TO OPEN IN JAMMU AND KASHMIR
Indian Institute of Management Kozhikode (IIM-K) will offer its Executive Post Graduate Programme in Jammu and Kashmir.IIM K is the first IIM to do so.
IIM K has opened two centres; one in Jammu and another in Kashmir for their Executive Post graduate Programmes (EPGP). EPGP offers premium executive management education to the working executives of the northern state.
This initiative would provide a golden opportunity to the local community who had to move to metropolitan cities for pursuing their higher education. Even the Army officials who want to have formal learning of management functions can get the benefits from this program. They can easily apply this learning in their professional life.
Opening of the two centres will facilitate executives from Jammu and Kashmir to acquire formal management Education from a premier institution.
"IIM-K stands by its commitment to the nation for embracing the marginalised sections of India's youth in its quest for excellence. Our footprints in Jammu and Kashmir will pave the way for opening the doors of management education to those who need it the most," Professor Debashis Chatterjee, Director, IIM-Kozhikode said.
Those who want to enrol will have to apply by August 25. EPGP program, the flagship programme for executives is offered through in campus classes and interactive learning Platform classes. The classes are held in evenings and weekends. IIMK offers this program with technology partner Hughes Education.
According to the Chairman of Executive Post Graduate Programs, Professor Atanu Adhikari, the initiative is centred on its socially participative academic philosophy.
Last month, IIMK also announced the admission of 54.29 per cent women students in its PGP batch 17 (2013-15) narrowing the gender divides for the first time in the history of IIMs.
IIM-K began its journey of contributing to the growing trend of women leaders from 2010 with an intake of 100 women students. There has been a steady rise of this number from 31.5 per cent in 2010 to 35.48 per cent in 2011.