Noida, India (PressExposure) July 04, 2011 -- In a unique initiative IIM Indore has recently launched a five year Integrated Post Graduate Program in Management (IPGP) - a three year degree program, followed by the masters. For the first time in the history of IIMs, a program for under graduate students has been launched. Although this move has been criticized in some corners, the program has attracted the attention of MBA aspirants.
MBAUniverse.com brings to you all the information about this unique program:
It is a three year degree program followed by two years masters program. The first batch is expected to be launched this year with 120 students. The five-year integrated postgraduate program in management is aimed at students who have passed out class XII or Higher Secondary or equivalent from various schools in India.
Let us have a look at the eligibility criteria, admission procedure and important dates.
A candidate should obtain at least 60 per cent in aggregate marks at Class X or Secondary exams and Class XII or Higher Secondary or equivalent. Candidate should have completed 17 years and should not be more than 19 years old by June 30, 2011.
The final selection will be made on the basis of academic performance, scholastic achievements, and the performance at Aptitude Test and Personal Interview.
The aptitude test and personal interview would be held in various centers including Bangalore, Chennai, Delhi, Hyderabad, Indore, Kolkata and Mumbai.
According to IIM Indore, the tentative timelines are as follows. The announcement of the IPGP admission was made on June 30, 2011.
Application: June 30, 2011 to September 6, 2011
Announcement of AT & PI shortlist: September 13, 2011
Conduct of AT & PI: September 27 to September 29, 2011
Announcement of provisional admission offers: October 7, 2011
Intimation of selection to candidates: October 8, 2011
Last date for acceptance of Admission offer: October 22, 2011
Commencement of program: October 31, 2011
For the first three years, the tuition fee per annum would be Rs. 3,000,00 and for the next two years, it would be Rs. 5,000,00 per annum.
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