Govt to Set up Six More IIMs


New Delhi: The Cabinet has approved a plan to set up of six more Indian Institutes of Managements, or IIM, Union minister Ravi Shankar Prasad has said.

The locations will be in Visakhapatnam (AP), Bodh Gaya (Bihar), Sirmaur (HP), Nagpur (Maharashtra), Sambalpur (Odisha) and Amritsar (Punjab), the IT and Telecom Minister added.

The institutes were expected to be operational by the academic year 2015-2016 and ahead of last year’s online registration for Common Admission Test for management courses, the CAT website had said the students could apply to the new institutes.

With the new institutes, the number of IIMs in the country will go up to 19.