• 01 Jan

What it takes to be an elite Indian MBA

Darren Sharma Wednesday, January 1st, 2020

The Indian Institutes of Management (“IIMs”) are the premier management education institutes in India. The IIM building program was initiated by India’s first PM, Jawaharlal Nehru, so that India could have a cadre of global-level managers. The prospects of landing a job in an MNC, significantly higher salaries than post-graduates in other fields and an option to switch career track is what drives students to pursue an MBA from an IIM. Getting into an IIM is no cakewalk. Out of roughly 200,000 (yes, two hundred thousand) candidates who took the entry exams in 2014, the test for getting admission in …