IIM Tiruchirapalli to open campus in Chennai
Posted on: 01:03 AM IST Jun 14, 2012
Tiruchirapalli: IIM Tiruchirapalli would open its new campus at Chennai and had acquired a 13000 sq ft building, IIM-T Director Prafulla Agnihotri on Wednesday said.
The building was acquired at Guindy envisaging commencement of executive education management development programme and PG Diploma in Business Management for the benefit of working executives, he told reporters here.
IIM-T's flagship PG programme/PGDBM is a three-year programme. Classes would be held in the evenings and on weekends.
Admission process would commence very soon for the Chennai campus whose intake would be a minimum of 40 and maximum of 60. The eligibility of candidates would be three years of work experience in management cadre after graduation along with good academic background, he said.
The programme will be priced at Rs nine lakh payable in six instalments including text books and course materials.The new course is likely to start in August second week,he said.
Earlier at a function here, he indicated that IIM-T was the first in the country to offer FPM programme (Fellowship Post Graduate Management) which was equivalent to Phd degree.
At the formal inauguration of the 2nd batch of IIM T which had admitted 100 candidates as against 84 in the first year of IIM-T, Agnihotri said they had already appointed 17 top ranking faculty members. Before the end of the year, this will go up to 20, he said.
Awdesh Krishna, MD, Nomura Services India Pvt Ltd, Mumbai, formally declared open the renovated library at IIM-T campus for which over Rs one crore had been spent for purchase of books and journals.