IIM Ahmedabad

  • Innovation is born out of cultural excellence: Abdul Kalam May 24, 2014

    Ahmedabad: Former President Dr APJ Abdul Kalam on Saturday said that innovation comes from cultural excellence and when an individual or a nation contrives to fulfil the dream with calculated risks. "Innovation is born out of the cultural excellence. This excellence is a process when an individual or a nation contrives...
  • Constant thinking about next big idea is wrong, says Azim Premji April 22, 2014

    Hyderabad: Even as B-school graduates head out with big ideas of businesses and innovations, business tycoon and philanthropist Azim Premji, while handing out graduation certificates to students at Hyderabad's ISB urged them to focus on ordinary things. Here is the full text of Azim Premji's speech Good afternoon. It's a great pleasure...
  • There's no way of saying this kindly. IIM-A students perform a terrible flash mob to celebrate on campus film '2 States' April 16, 2014

    The IIM-Ahmedabad students decided to perform a flash mob to celebrate '2 States' which is based on author Chetan Bhagat's novel of the same name. The hilarious video shows students dancing to the old viral 'Kolaveri Di', moving on to the popular 'Offo' track from the upcoming film starring Alia...
  • Gurgaon: Doubting infidelity, IIM-A alumnus stabs wife to death March 3, 2014

    Gurgaon: A senior executive with a consultancy firm was arrested on Monday for allegedly stabbing his wife to death at their home in Gurgaone, police said. Rajnish Singh (44), an alumnus of IIM-Ahmedabad, suspected his wife Shweta Bindra (36) of having an illicit affair and after an argument on Tuesday...
  • Role of serendipity and Rajan's journey to Mint Street February 12, 2014

    Mumbai: He took over as RBI Governor barely six months ago, but Raghuram Rajan on Tuesday confessed that he had expressed his desire to head the central bank one day decades ago while studying at the IIM-Ahmedabad. "I want to highlight the role of serendipity - in terms of three incidents....
  • IIM-Ahmedabad among top 39 elite B-Schools in the world November 27, 2013

    London: IIM Ahmedabad has found a place in top 39 elite Business Schools in the world named by MBA employers, according to QS Global Business School Report 2013, which also ranked Indian MBA graduates as the world's most academically distinguished. The report, published by webportal - www.TopMBA.com - highlights four distinct...
  • PepsiCo names Chadha Asia, Middle East, Africa CEO September 24, 2013

    New Delhi: Global beverages and snacks major PepsiCo on Monday said it has promoted India-born Sanjeev Chadha to the position of Chief Executive Officer of its Asia, Middle East and Africa (AMEA) region operations, spanning across 90 countries. A veteran having spent 23 years at PepsiCo, Chadha will directly report to...
  • IIM-Ahmedabad gets a new dean from Harvard September 4, 2013

    As a sign of change, Harvard professor Ashish Nanda will take over as director of IIM Ahmedabad. He is the first academician from an overseas institute to head any of the 13 IIMs. Nanda, an IIM-A alumnus himself, is the Robert Braucher Professor of Practice at Harvard Law School. Rakesh Basant...
  • Ashish Nanda new IIM-A director August 13, 2013

    Ahmedabad: Professor Ashish Nanda has been appointed as the new director of Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad (IIM-A). Nanda, a professor at Harvard Law School, will take charge on September 2, an official statement said on Tuesday. He will be the first director from an international institute to head the premier business school. "With...
  • Seva Cafe serves generocity on a platter April 15, 2013

    The milieu at Shantivan, a garden in Mumbai's tony Malabar Hill area, on February 17 was like a hangover from Valentine's Day. Placards displaying messages like 'Love is all we need' were tied to tree branches and hearts were chalked with bounty throughout the green sprawl. Except that it wasn't...
  • IIM Lucknow reduces fees of post-graduate programme April 12, 2013

    Lucknow: In a first, the Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Lucknow on Friday reduced the fees for its post-graduate programme in management for the academic term 2013-2015. The IIM's director Devi Singh said the fees were being slashed by 10 per cent from the current Rs 12 lakh to Rs...
  • Kalam to teach students of IIM-Shillong March 8, 2013

    Shillong: Former president APJ Abdul Kalam will teach students of the Indian Institute of Management-Shillong a course titled "Societal transformation bio-technology and its application". "I am a teacher. As a professor, wherever knowledge takes me, I go. I like meeting young people and I would like to contribute to their knowledge,"...
  • Final placements to begin at IIM-A from Sunday February 9, 2013

    Ahmedabad: The final placement process at the premier B-school Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad (IIM-A) will begin from Sunday. A record 371 candidates (2011-13 batch) from its flagship Post Graduate Programme (PGP) are seeking placements in 2013. The final placement-2013 process for PGP, PGP-Agri Business Management (ABM) and Fellow Programme in...
  • IIM-Ahmedabad clerk commits suicide August 6, 2012

    Ahmedabad: A clerk at the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad (IIM-A) on Monday allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself at his official residence on the campus, police said. The clerk, who worked under a senior professor at IIM-A, was identified as Ravi Kumar, a native of Hyderabad, sources in IIM-A said. According...
  • IIM Ahmedabad suspects data theft from its servers July 13, 2012

    Ahmedabad: The Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad (IIM-A) has filed a complaint with the police "apprehending" theft of data from its computer network and servers by unauthorised persons. "We have received an application from the vigilance officer of IIM-A apprehending data theft from their computer networks and servers," Deputy Commissioner of...
  • IIM-Ahmedabad suspects data theft from its servers July 12, 2012

    Ahmedabad: The Indian Institute of Management-Ahmedabad (IIM-A) has filed a complaint with the police "apprehending" theft of data from its computer network and servers by unauthorised persons. "We have received an application from the vigilance officer of IIM-A apprehending data theft from their computer networks and servers," Deputy Commissioner of Police,...
  • IIM-A board forms panel to select new director June 19, 2012

    Ahmedabad: The Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad has constituted a five-member search and selection committee headed by board chairman AM Naik to find a successor to the present director Samir Barua whose term will expire in September, sources in the institute said on Tuesday. The notification for five-member search and selection...
  • 50 students get a chance to live their IIM dream October 10, 2011

    New Delhi: Not everybody gets to walk up the famous steps of the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad. But the IIM dream just got true for these 50 lucky youths - if only for one day. They spent one full day on the IM-A campus, attending classes and getting a...
  • Expectations of IIM-A student from Budget 2011 February 25, 2011

    Few days for Bugdet 2011, students of the country's top B-schools want the Finance Minister's attention. ...
  • IIM-A student presents his Budget wishes February 23, 2011

    Top B-school students want the Finance Minister's attention regarding Budget 2011. ...
  • Young Indian Leaders: IIM alumnus Irfan Alam October 27, 2010

    Irfan Alam, a 28-year-old IIM-Ahmedabad graduate from Bihar, has kicked off a rickshaw revolution across eight states. ...
  • IIM alumnus Irfan out to help rickshaw pullers October 27, 2010

    Patna: Irfan Alam, a 28-year-old IIM-Ahmedabad graduate from Bihar, has kicked off a rickshaw revolution across eight states. Red is the colour of Irfan Alam's rickshaw revolution as the IIM-Ahmedabad alumus speaks with ease to rickshaw pullers in Patna. His business concept has changed the lives of almost 5,00,000 rickshaw...
  • CAT results out, students wait for their call letters March 2, 2010

    The CAT results were announced on Sunday but the fate of thousands of students still hangs in the balance. Only two of the IIMs - Ahmedabad and Shillong have sent out call letters. ...
  • ICICI emerges biggest recruiter at IIM Ahmedabad February 28, 2010

    Ahmedabad: ICICI Bank emerged as the biggest recruiter during the third cluster of cohort-based final placements at the Indian Institute of Management here by offering over 10 jobs to the students. The interviews for the third cluster continued throughout the day on Saturday. The companies from various sectors like banking services,...
  • Forbes India: Day Zero ceases to exist at IIM-A February 11, 2010

    India’s premier business school IIM-Ahmedabad did the unthinkable: it junked its day-based placement system that has been around for decades and replaced it with a cohort-based system. In the day system, recruiters converged on campus during the designated placement week. The most-coveted companies would come on the first day or Day...
  • IIM-A board takes a decision, fee hike to stay April 26, 2008

    New Delhi: There will be no rollback in the IIM-Ahmedabad fee hike, it's Board of Governors decided in a meeting on Saturday. A four-member review committee, led by RC Bhargava, had demanded a freeze in the hike, but IIM-A had turned down the suggestion on Friday. The final recommendation of no...
  • IIM Ahmedabad director to step down from post October 9, 2007

    Ahmedabad: IIM Ahmedabad Director Dr Bakul Dholakia will step down from the post, but more than being remembered as the man who catapulted IIM-A to the best B-School in Asia, he will be remembered as the academician who took on the HRD ministry over the issue of autonomy. Five years ago...
  • Lalu gives free chair to IIM-A February 12, 2008

    New Delhi: Railway Minister Lalu Prasad’s special affinity with the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, came to the fore in his annual Rail Budget on Monday. Presenting the Railway Budget for 2007-08, the minister announced establishment of a ‘Railway Chair’ at the prestigious B-school for research in railway infrastructure and management....
  • 'Quotas are a short-term solution' November 24, 2006

    Ahmedabad : The director of the biggest B-school in India, the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad says reservation can never be a long-term solution and that the Government should first concentrate on improving the basic quality of life and education of the deprived sections. Says Dr Bakul Dholakia, "Anyone who says...