Published: 06th July 2020
IIM-Kozhikode conducts admissions for PG programme amid lockdown, claims it is their most diverse batch
IIM-K has announced the admission of students to two of its new and unique programmes - MBA in Liberal Studies & Management, PGP in Finance
Overcoming the uncertainties and disruptions caused by the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, Indian Institute of Management Kozhikode (IIM-K), has been able to successfully conclude its admissions process for Post Graduate Programme (PGP) for 2020-21 academic year. A IIM-K release here on Monday said, the PGP-24 batch is also one of the most diverse batches of the Institute in the recent years.
The IIM-K has also been able to successfully achieve gender parity in this year's PGP batch, with female students constituting a healthy 52 per cent of the upcoming cohort of the 492 students strong batch, the release said. Credited with so many firsts has been at the forefront of achieving Gender Diversity and its PGP 17 batch broke the glass ceiling by inducting a record 54.29 per cent women students in 2013.
With 40% of the PGP-24 batch coming from various Non-engineering disciplines, such as, Architecture, Arts & Sciences, Commerce, Management and Medicine, the current PGP will be also the most academically diverse, the release added. Meanwhile, IIM-K has announced the admission of students to two of its new and unique programmes - MBA in Liberal Studies & Management, PGP in Finance with strength of 40 and 42 students respectively.
Another release from IIM-K said the MBA-LSM programme inaugural batch with 62.5% women students, has a balanced 52-48% composition with respect to candidates from engineering and non-engineering background. Whereas, students with a background in engineering (73%) form the bulk of the inaugural batch of PGP-Finance, the release added.