Published On : Sun, Feb 8th, 2015

Admissions to IIM Nagpur set to begin for 2015-16 session


The admissions to IIM Nagpur will begin for the academic session 2015-16, alongwith 13 other prominent Indian Institutes of Management (IIM), Initially, 60 students will be given admission.
According to the notification issued in the official website of IIM, the Central government has decided to start 6 IIMs in the country from this academic year. The registration for the common admission test, more popularly known as CAT, will also include these six IIMs. Admission process for academic session 2015-16 will have admissions for IIM Nagpur also.
According to information, continous meetings and discussions are going on between human resource department (HRD) ministry, New Delhi, Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology(VNIT) and IIM Ahemdabad, mentor for Nagpur IIM, regarding the admission process in these six IIMs. The forthcoming budget of the Union government is expected to earmark funds for Nagpur IIM, it was learnt.
The building that has been selected for IIM at VNIT campus is already complete. Some changes are expected to be made in the building after the recommendations of the HRDministry. These changes will be according to the pattern of IIM Ahmedabad. However, it was not clear as to when will the team of HRD ministry visit VNIT campus. The team is expected to visit in the month of February or March, said sources.
The officials associated with giving final touches to the building of IIM at VNIT campus have refused to give their reactions on the ongoing project. It is estimated that a provision of ` 125 crore may be made in the budget for the Nagpur IIM.