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February 10, 2004

On February 5, Dr Murli Manohar Joshi, India's human resource development minister, slashed the fees for the Indian Institutes of Management to Rs 30,000 a year from Rs 150,000 a year.

He has also asked the institutes to almost double their student intake.

The move capped the offensive that Dr Joshi has launched against the IIMs in the last few months.

In the past he has declared that the IIMs are 'elitist' institutions and even suggested that the IIM-administered Common Admission Test be scrapped, and a single test applicable to all management colleges be brought in its place.

IIMs: Triumphs and Tribulations

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IIMs: Triumphs and Tribulations


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Sub: the ministry must not force iims to slash their fees

The iim institute is the most elite institute in india.it has provide best business men to corporate world . The ministry by slashing the the ...


Posted by jayendra





Sub: IM Fee reduction

There are two major aspects of the IIM fee controversy that need careful examination. First, what is the impact of the fee reduction decision of ...


Posted by Dr. T. Krishna Kumar





Sub: Why in IIMS high fees don't pinch

dear friends although it might be true that the fees in iims gets justified when students get high paying jobs after campus recruitment. But this ...


Posted by Ravi Kumar





Sub: IIM Fee cut !!!

IIMs are marvel pieces of India and have been respected by world .. Things which are running so fine why should we disturb the same ...


Posted by Anil Khera





Sub: Its a move to slash the IIM credibility

This move by Mr.Joshi will slash the credibility and importance of IIMs..


Posted by Alex Thomas




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