IIM Ahmedabad holds in-person inaugural function for new students after two years

In its first inaugural job physically conducted since 2019, the Indian Institute of Management – Ahmedabad (IIIMA) admitted 444 new students into its Postgraduate Program in Management (PGP) and Postgraduate Program in Food and Agribusiness (PGP-FABM).

With 397 students enrolled in class 59 of the PGP, and another 47 in class 23 of the PGP-FABM, IIMA saw not only a marginal increase in the number of PGP students but also a change in the student profile, with the share of students with an engineering background decreasing.

This year, 397 students enrolled in the PGP program, up from 393 in 2021 and 392 in 2020. Nearly two-thirds of students have an engineering background this year, down from 72.5 percent last year and 76 percent in 2020.

According to a press release from IIMA, the average class age has remained unchanged at 23 years for a PGP course while this year the PGP – FABM class, which has 47 students from food, agriculture and allied backgrounds, has seen an increase in average age – to 23 years from 22 years. This year, female students make up 23 percent of the PGP class and 38 percent of the PGP-FABM class.

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