Induction cum Orientation Programme commences at IIM Rohtak
Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Rohtak commenced its 3-days induction cum orientation programme from June 30 for the 8th batch of Post Graduate Programme (PGP) of 2017-19 session. The batch size of PGP increased by 69.67% over the last year, and a substantial increase of 300% in the number of female candidates joining the institution recorded this year in IIM Rohtak. Though the number of female students have not been published.
Last year's 2016-18 batch had 12 girls out of 153 students. The current batch size is 262.
The induction event started off with the pledge taken by 262 students of PGP-08 to mark their new journey at IIM Rohtak by learning and imbibing the IIM culture and getting mentally prepared for the upcoming academic rigour, which will help them become future management leaders, said a statement from the B-School.
Prof. Dheeraj Sharma, Director IIM Rohtak honoured and welcomed the distinguished guests Dr. Satya Pal Singh, Former Police Commissioner of Mumbai and Member of Parliament and Capt. Abhimanyu, Cabinet Minister, Government of Haryana.
This is year's PGP admission in IIM Rohtak saw an increase in number of non-engineers by 136% over the last year.
In his keynote address, Capt. Abhimanyu welcomed the newly inducted batch Rohtak city. He laid stress on the passage of the new journey that is going to take them way forward in life by learning the nuances and skills of management in the span of two competitive years in this august institute.
The second keynote speaker Dr. Satya Pal Singh, motivated the students to be physically fit, mentally alert and socially adjustable. He emphasized that the essence of management is to achieve internal peace.
The session was culminated on an inspiring and motivation note when Prof. Dheeraj Sharma, Director IIM Rohtak proudly declared that Institute has successfully achieved its set target of inducting 262 students in PGP-08 batch with academic diversity and enhanced percentage of girl students.
IIM Rohtak Admission Statistics
The batch size increased by 69.67% over the last year.
A substantial increase of 300% in the number of female candidates joining the institution.
An increase in number of non-engineers by 136% over the last year.