Pune to get IIM, various courses for professionals on the list

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Updated on Sep 8, 2021 17:16 IST

According to an official press note, IIM-Nagpur has decided to establish its first-ever satellite campus in Pune, which is a known educational hub housing top colleges across streams and universities, alongside colleges and academies of the Indian Armed Forces.

Pune city is all set to become the home of yet another prestigious educational institution, the Indian Institute of Management. It is expected that an IIM will be set up in the city soon by the end of 2021. According to an official press note, IIM-Nagpur has decided to establish its first-ever satellite campus in Pune, which is a known educational hub housing top colleges across streams and universities, alongside colleges and academies of the Indian Armed Forces. The campus will be located at the Central Institute of Road Transport (CIRT), Pune, with which the B-school will partner for its courses.

“In June this year, IIM Nagpur and CIRT, operating under the Union Ministry of Road Transport and Highways, signed an MoU for collaboration, targeting competency-building programmes for all stakeholders from road transport and industry,” the press release reads.

The plans further state that if all goes well then the b-school will launch its first MBA programme for the first batch in December this year, confirmed Dr Bhimaraya Metri, director of IIM-Nagpur, during the formal launch of the campus in the city on September 7. The said programme will be exclusively launched for working professionals across fields. Professionals with a minimum of three years’ work experience and over 50 per cent score in graduation are eligible to enter this maiden course offered from the Pune campus. “We plan to have in-person classes for working professionals of Pune during weekends. The aim is to offer continuous learning and upskilling opportunities to professionals,” said Metri.

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