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IIM-Bangalore in the top 100 for their business and management programmes

12 Indians institutes are in top 100 as QS releases rankings on performance of 253 programmes at 52 Indian higher education institutions across 51 academic disciplines.

As many as 12 Indian institutions have achieved top 100 positions in the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2021, with three Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) making it to top 50 this time.

The rankings released on 4 March offers independent data on the performance of 253 programmes at 52 Indian higher education institutions, across 51 academic disciplines. These programmes include various engineering disciplines (chemical, petroleum, civil, mechanical), law, development studies and arts, among others.

In the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2020, IIT-Delhi and IIT-Bombay secured ranks among the top 50 engineering colleges — the first time for any Indian institute. IIT-Delhi slipped on the rankings this time.

According to the data released by QS, IIT-Madras is at number 30 for its petroleum engineering programme, IIT Bombay and IIT Kharagpur have ranked 41 and 44, respectively, in the subject ranking for mineral and mining engineering. “These are the highest ranks achieved by the public Institutes of Eminence across this year’s Subject Rankings,” the statement by QS says.

The Indian Institute of Science (IISc) Bangalore is at number 78 for materials science and at 93 for chemistry. IIT-Delhi has achieved top-100 ranks in electrical & electronic engineering (54th, down from 49th in 2020), computer science (70th), and mechanical engineering (79th).

IIM-Bangalore and IIM-Ahmedabad are also in the top 100 for their business and management programmes. Anna University and Jawaharlal Nehru University have also made it to the top 100, for petroleum engineering and anthropology, respectively.

Source: The Print

PGPEM students register big win at BIM Trichy

Gurunathan Subramanyan, Rajesh Srinivasan and Tamilinpan Somu, students of the Class of 2021 of the Post Graduate Programme in Enterprise Management (PGPEM) at Indian Institute of Management Bangalore (IIMB), have won the Operations Case Study contest conducted by BIM Trichy. They solved a case study to qualify for the finals and, in the finals, they worked on a live simulation game. The finalists included participants from other IIMs, IIFT and SIOM. Gurunathan, Rajesh and Tamilinpan also won the 1st Runners-up prize in the Strategy case study competition conducted by the Vyuga, the Strategy and Consulting Club, of BIM Trichy.

EPGP team does IIMB proud at Product Mgmt. Case Contest at IIM Calcultta

Mansi Grover and Joel Mathew James, students of the 2020-21 Batch of the Executive Post Graduate Programme in Management (EPGP) at IIM Bangalore, have won second place in ‘The Heist’, a Product Management Case Competition, hosted by IIM Calcutta. Organized by the PM Tech club of IIM Calcutta, ‘The Heist’ is a Product Management case study competition to test one’s problem-solving skills. “We were tasked to study a set of pertinent issues faced by law enforcement agencies when dealing with criminals and develop a detailed proposal for a new product that could address these issues. The finale, which took place on 28th February, involved having to make a presentation on our product and strategy to a jury of accomplished corporate leaders,” said Joel Mathew James. A total of 128 teams, from the country’s top B-schools, participated in the competition.

PGPEM (2020-22) students win biz pitch contest

Team Challengers, comprising Radhika Praveen, Shalini Kondur Dattakumar and Shamesh Krishna, students of the Class of 2020-22 of the two-year Post Graduate Programme in Enterprise Management at IIM Bangalore, has won ‘Pitch It Perfect’, a competition organized by the OpMac club of IIM Bangalore. ‘Pitch It Perfect’ is a competition where participants need to pitch a new business idea and its viability in the Indian context.“Our idea was to localize the supply-demand and forecast customer behavior in large complexes,” says Radhika. Out of 1000+ participants, 35 teams qualified to round 2. Out of 35 teams, 7 qualified to round 3. The final round was a live pitch which Team Challengers won.

The IMRDC 2021 Best Critique Award was won by Sajad S Santhosh for his critique of the presentation of the paper: ‘Women’s Empowerment and Intimate Partner Violence: Evidence from a Multi-dimensional Policy in India’ by Prashant Poddar of IIM Lucknow.

IIMB doctoral student Ankit Kariya’s paper wins Best Paper Award at IMR Doctoral Conference 2021

A paper titled, ‘Systemic banking crises, financial market development, & firms’ leverage’, authored by Ankit Kariya, a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) scholar of IIM Bangalore in the Finance & Accounting area, has won the Best Paper Award at the IMR Doctoral Conference (IMRDC) 2021, held online by IIMB from February 04 to 06, 2021.