IIM Calcutta resumes online lectures for 2022 MBA batch

Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Calcutta’s incoming batch of 2020-2022 for the two year flagship MBA programme will be resuming classes digitally from the August 10.

IIM Calcutta resumes online lectures for 2022 MBA batch. Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Calcutta has an incoming batch of 2020-2022 for the two year flagship MBA program. Which will be resuming classes digitally from the August 10.

Around 480 students from across the country will be joining the virtual classes, a statement from the institute said. Online classes for second-year MBA students will commence from August 3.

“However, keeping the safety of the candidates, the staff and the faculty members in mind. All admission interviews were conducted online”. The statement said.

Also the statement also said. Since it was infeasible to conduct Written Ability Test with fairness in the online admission process. However, the institute decided not to consider the weightage given for WAT for the final selection of MBA 2020-22 batch. Also to maintain the fairness and consistency of the admissions process for all candidates.

Online Classes Shall Be For All

“Subsequent to the admissions process, the registration process for the batch of 2020-22 is currently going-on. More than 35% of the incoming students are females. In terms of academic diversity, this year close to 20% of the incoming students are from non-engineering backgrounds. Similarly, in terms of prior work experience. More than 60% of the batch has prior work experience”. Prof Megha Sharma, Chairperson, Admissions said.

Furthermore, a 10 day-long orientation program for MBA 2020-22, 57th batch will be conducted. And the freshers’ welcome function will be organised digitally as well on August 8, 2020.

“As IIMC reopens in online mode, several steps have been taken. To both sustain our academic rigour and preserve the unique teaching. And learning experience on a digital platform”. Prof Anju Seth, Director, IIM Calcutta said.

Moreover, the government is pro-active in promoting the use of VC platforms for educational purposes. With one of the top ranking universities of India, going digital; it is expected many other institutions like IIT, NLU will follow.

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