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IIM Kozhikode posts 10 per cent growth in MBA graduations in 2019

Kochi | Updated on April 07, 2019 Published on April 07, 2019

A veiw of the Indian Institute of Management Kozhikode campus

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The average CTC for female students in consulting, operations and sales and marketing role was more than the male candidates

The 21st annual convocation of Indian Institute of Management Kozhikode (IIMK) has witnessed a 10 per cent a growth in graduating vis-à-vis last year. Additionally, the total number of female students graduating also soared by 16 per cent compared to 2018.

The event witnessed a whooping success on completion of the academic programme and also saw 629 students getting their MBA degrees and 7 PhDs.

A Vellayan, Chairman, Board of Governors, IIMK said, "Education is everywhere with superficial variance but quality of education is imparted from the premier Institutes like IIMs, redefines and restructures education itself. The rigor in learning makes the students better citizens and better leaders." He further added, "Students graduating from this Institute are groomed for being entrepreneurs, agents of change in the dynamic business environment having a customer centric orientation and a global economic, political and cultural mindset."

Speaking at the convocation ceremony as chief guest, D Shivakumar, Group Executive President, Aditya Birla Group spoke about the choices one has to make in his life. He said, “the choices we make define us. The genius made it a point to learn from his mistake and thus ensured he never reported the same mistake. To be self aware and get good at analyzing the environment”.

According to Debashis Chatterjee, Director, IIMK, this year's data shows that a total 107 girls (29 per cent) participated in the final placements with highest cost to company (CTC) of Rs 38 lakh and an average CTC of around Rs 20 lakh. The average CTC for female students in consulting, operations and sales and marketing role was more than the male candidates.

IIMK Gold medals for scholastic performances were awarded to three students in the order of merit to Anchal; Priya Agarwal and Akash Sehra of the PGP batch. The IIMK Gold Medal for all-round performance was awarded to Murali Siva K. of PGP. The IIMK Gold Medal for the Scholastic Performance for EPGP Kozhikode Campus was awarded to Nithin Kumar T.C.V. and IIMK Chairman's gold medal for meritorious performance for EPGP Kochi Campus was awarded to Nisha K R.

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Published on April 07, 2019
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