Six new IIMs to start functioning from 2015 - Know where they stand today
In the Union Budget 2014-15 presented in July 2014, 6 new IIMs were proposed in the states of Himachal Pradesh, Bihar, Odisha, Punjab, Maharashtra and Andhra Pradesh, for which a fund of Rs. 500 crore was allocated. During the application process of CAT 2014, the MBA entrance exam for IIMs and other B-schools in India, candidates could apply for these six new IIMs as well, which are expected to start functioning from 2015.
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In a Cabinet Meeting conducted on June 24, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has given approval for setting up of 6 new IIMs in the country, to commence from the academic year 2015-16. As per the Press Release shared by the Press Information Bureau, each IIM will start the batch with the intake of 140 students in the PGP courses. “It is expected that the annual intake will increase to reach a level of 560 students each year by the end of seven years,” the release says.
While the older IIMs have completed the admission process, the new IIMs are taking baby steps with the support of their mentors towards completing the process. This article of Careers360 brings to you the current status of the six new IIMs which are scheduled to start functioning from 2015-17 academic year.
The following table brings to you the six new IIMs and their mentors.
IIM Nagpur (Maharashtra)
IIM Vishakhapatnam (Andhra Pradesh)
IIM Sirmaur (Himachal Pradesh)
IIM Amritsar (Punjab)
IIM Bodh Gaya (Bihar)
IIM Sambalpur (Odisha)
The mentor IIMs will support the mentee IIMs by bearing the expenses and sharing the faculty members till the permanent campus or the permanent faculty recruitment is in place.
So far IIM Nagpur, IIM Sirmaur and IIM Bodh Gaya have declared the admission criteria and shortlist of candidates for the final selection. IIM Nagpur was the first among the 6 new IIMs to launch its website.
Let us have a look at each of the new IIMs to understand where they stand at the moment.
IIM Nagpur is the first IIM in the state of Maharashtra. Mentored by IIM Ahmedabad, the admission process for the academic year is almost complete. The institute had emailed the shortlisted candidates for the next round of the admission process and has declared the final result as well.
The temporary campus is located at the Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology (VNIT), Nagpur campus. With the allocation of the land, it is expected that the permanent campus will be ready in the next 3 years. It would be a fully residential campus where the hostels will be single sitter, located few hundred meters from the first year classroom.
The total number of seats to be offered in the first batch of 2015-17 academic year is 60. The tuition fee would be Rs.10 lakh. The eligible candidates have been emailed by the institute and the candidates have to revert so that they can be considered for the final admission.
The following table brings to you the category wise CAT 2014 cutoff.
Section 1 (QA & DI)
Section 2 (VA & LR)
IIM Nagpur has also declared the admission offer for the shortlisted candidates.
IIM Himachal Pradesh located in Sirmaur is being mentored by IIM Lucknow. The first batch will start from 2015-17, in the month of August. The campus will be located in Dhaula Kuan in Sirmaur district.
The total intake will be 60. The fee for the 2 year programme would be Rs. 9 lakh + deposits. The temporary campus of IIM Sirmaur will function from Himachal Institute of Technology, near Dental College, Rampur Ghat Road, Paonta Sahib. Paonta Sahib is an industrial town located in the south of Sirmaur district, Himachal Pradesh.
IIM Sirmaur’s website has been made functional, which is hosted by the official website of IIM Lucknow. The admission and eligibility criteria of IIM Sirmaur have been announced as well. The CAT 2014 cutoff for General category candidates is 96.3 percentile. Applied candidates can also check their admission status in the website and confirm their admission by paying the commitment fee.
IIM Bodh Gaya
The new IIM in Bihar is proposed to be set up in Bodh Gaya. IIM Calcutta is the mentor institute. Although IIM Indore was assigned the mentorship role, it was later interchanged with IIM Calcutta which was the erstwhile mentor of IIM Sambalpur, Odisha.
IIM Bihar or Bodh Gaya is the 3rd new IIM to announce its admission criteria. The temporary campus where the initial batches will be conducted will be inside the Magadh University campus. The temporary campus will also function from the Magadh University. The first batch will commence from August 2015.
The CAT 2014 cutoff is the same as that of IIM Nagpur and IIM Sirmaur. The admission shortlist has also been declared. However, the number of seats and fee have not been announced yet.
Initially, the choice of campus location for IIM in Bihar was Patna which was later shifted to Bodh Gaya. After the proposal for the IIM in Bihar along with 5 new IIMs, Smt Smriti Irani, Union Minister, HRD cleared proposal for its campus in Bodh Gaya in January 2015. The Government of Bihar has allocated 150 acres of land in Bodh Gaya inside the Magadh University campus.
IIM Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh is being mentored by IIM Bangalore. The foundation stone was laid on January 17, 2015 in Gambheeram village for a 300 acre campus. The first session will commence from September 2015. IIM Visakhapatnam is the last among the new IIMs to release its admission criteria.
The cutoff is lower than the rest of the new IIMs. For General category candidates, the minimum cutoff percentile is 90. The following table brings you the IIM Visakhapatnam cutoff.
Section 1 (QA & DI)
Section 2 (VA & LR)
The classes for the initial batches or the temporary campus would be in Andhra University. The temporary campus of IIM Vishakhapatnam will not have hostel accommodation. The number of intakes for the first year has not been declared officially but as per reports, it is estimated to be around 70.
The faculty member of IIM Bangalore would be teaching the students till the IIM Vishakhapatnam faculty members are recruited. IIM Bangalore would also guide its mentee institute in terms of pedagogy, course curriculum etc. The total fee for the 2 year PGP would be Rs. 10.5 lakh.
IIM Punjab’s location has been finalized in Amritsar. IIM Kozhikode has been assigned as the mentor institute for this new IIM. The temporary and permanent campus locations have been finalized by the ministry of HRD for the first batch from the academic year 2015-17. The admission criteria has also been announced. The tuition fee for the first batch would be Rs. 9 lakh.
As per the information shared by IIM Kozhikode, the pilot batch of IIM Amritsar will have an intake of 60 students. The initial batches will start functioning from Government Polytechnic College campus situated near Guru Nanak Dev University. However, there will be no hostel accommodation for the students.
The cutoff would be same as the other new IIMs. The permanent campus has been allotted at Awan village at Ajnala sub division of Amritsar. The permanent campus has been allotted 100 acres land which is expected to be ready within next 3 years. For the initial years, IIM Kozhikode faculty members would teach at IIM Amritsar and the expenses would also be borne by the mentor institute.
Mr. Ravi Bhagat, Deputy Commissioner of Amritsar has been appointed as the Nodal Officer for IIM Amritsar. The first batch is expected to take off from July 2015. Candidates who had applied from IIM Punjab will be shortlisted and the final selection will be made on the basis of Common Admission Process (CAP) for new IIMs.
The campus location for IIM Odisha has been decided to be Sambalpur. Mentored by IIM Indore, the permanent as well as the temporary campuses would be run from Sambalpur.
The location was finalized on June 5, 2015. The State Government of Odisha had submitted all documents before the Ministry of HRD in support of recommendation for establishment of the proposed Indian Institute of Management (IIM) at Sambalpur. The initial campus choice for IIM in Odisha was Bhubaneswar.
IIM Indore has announced the admission criteria for IIM Sambalpur. The number of intakes for the first batch would be 60. The tuition fee will be Rs. 9 lakh. The cutoff for the General category candidates would be 96.3 percentile, same as the other new IIMs except IIM Visakhapatnam.
Earlier, the MHRD had asked the State Employment and Technical Education and Training department to clarify on five aspects before site selection for the proposed Indian Institute of Management (IIM). The aspects are infrastructure facilities, large business centres, presence of mega industries and economic activities in and around the proposed site etc.
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