Saturday, July 05, 2008


Seventh IIM began its first academic session at SHILLONG from on Friday. IIM Shillong is the seventh IIM in the country after Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Kolkata, Lucknow, Indore and Kozhikode.Rajiv Gandhi Indian Institute of Management (RGIIM), will function from the temporary Mayurbhanj Complex of the North Eastern Hill University (NEHU) till a permanent campus comes up in a 120-acre land allotted by the state government for the purpose.The Institute envisages for its flagship programme, namely, Post Graduate Diploma in Business Management (PGDBM), an annual student intake capacity of 60 in the first year. This is planned to be increased to 120 in the third year and 180 in the sixth year.The institute will conduct courses with Post-Graduate Diploma in Business Management, fellowship programme in management, management development programmes, tourism and hospitality management, tele-services and telemedicine, information systems and technology and subjects of local relevance such as tourism, horticulture and hydel power.

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