The Ministry of Human Resource Development has given the green signal for yet another IIM, i.e. the 10th IIM to be set up in Udaipur. IIM Udaipur which is expected to be functional from the year 2011 will be mentored by IIM Ahmedabad.
Industrialist C K Birla has been appointed as the chairman of the board of upcoming IIM Udaipur. According to Prof. Samir Barua, Director, IIM Ahmedabad, the land for the upcoming MBA institute in Udaipur has been identified and a Director will be appointed shortly. As far as the role of IIM Ahmedabad is concerned, the MBA institute will provide the curriculum content as well as the faculty for the mentee IIM Udaipur.
Among the new IIMs, IIM Rohtak and IIM Ranchi is going to commence from the year 2010 under the mentorship of IIM Lucknow and IIM Calcutta respectively. While the IIM campuses for Raipur and Trichy are not functional yet, the announcement of IIM Udaipur under the mentorship of IIM Ahmedabad is sure to raise new hopes among the CAT aspirants whose goal is to get through the IIMs.
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