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IIM-Lucknow's new batch comprises 46% women

Our Bureau  New Delhi | Updated on June 26, 2014

Around 46 per cent of the PGP batch of IIM Lucknow comprises women candidates this year. Also, more than half of the PGP agri business management batch i.e. 52.27 per cent of the students are women. Last year the percentage of women candidates in the batch was 38 per cent.

A total of 210 female students have been inducted this year at IIM Lucknow, 187 (out of 409) in PGP and 23 (out of 44) in PGP ABM.

While the IIM has managed to get a good mix in terms of gender diversity, in terms of academic diversity, a majority of students still have an engineering background. A total of 306 (74.8 per cent) students in PGPM and 29 (65.9 per cent) in PGP ABM are engineers.

Around 30 per cent of the PGP batch comprises freshers with no prior work experience and 47 per cent has two years or lesser experience. Twenty-three per cent of the batch has more than two years of experience.

Published on June 26, 2014

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