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Half of the PGP class has work experience, highest in past three years


AHMEDABAD: Out of 388 scholars of Post-Graduate Program (PGP) batch 2019-21, the flagship programme of IIM-Ahmedabad (IIM-A), 49% have paintings enjoy of no less than one to three years, the best in 3 years, stated IIM-A officials. In 2018-20 and 2017-19, the numbers were 45% and 38% respectively.

IIM-A on Friday welcomed the brand new batches of PGP and PGP-Food and Agri Business Management (FABM) in an event.


The batch on the other hand slipped in gender ratio. Against 28% and 27% in 2017-19 and 2018-20, this batch consists of 24% female scholars.

Professor Errol D’Souza, director of IIM-A, stated that they're aware of the efficacy of increasing the share of girls getting into our class. “The achievements are sluggish because the function is to not give extra credit or specify a quota for gender or different range attributes in the admissions process.”


The officials insisted on maintaining range. “Our admissions coverage helps us admit scholars with diverse views to contribute a great deal to the discussion-based studying that we make use of at IIMA. This is part of a mindful effort to strengthen the in-class studying enjoy of scholars, who we believe would benefit from being at school with folks from diverse background,” stated Prof Vishal Gupta, chairperson (admissions), IIM-A.


One of the PGP scholars is Manasi Susarla, who has background in journalism and communication. “My key function at the back of pursuing this programme is to learn all sides of managing and strengthening a business while also obtaining important industry wisdom and experience. I believe that a programme in management at this level will supply me with deeper experience in different sides of managing a business,” she stated.


The PGP-FABM batch has observed 48% of the applicants with farming and agricultural background, the best in 3 years. Danish S. Mehta, one of the most scholars, comes from a farmer circle of relatives in Haryana.


“From the very beginning of my professional endeavors, I had a keen passion in the field of agriculture and sought after to have my own agri-business. My key function at the back of pursuing this programme is to learn the entire sides of managing and strengthening a business while also obtaining important industry wisdom and experience,” he stated.


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