Post-Jat agitation, sharp dip in girl students’ intake at IIM Rohtak | Chandigarh News - News


ROHTAK: Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Rohtak, had celebrated induction of the 2013 batch of post-graduate programme in management (PGPM) when it had got 73 girls against 79 boys, almost matching the 1:1 ratio — highest for institute. Shockingly, for the 2016-18 batch of the same programme, IIM Rohtak got nine girl students against 145 boys, leaving the institute struggling for gender diversity.

Sources in IIM Rohtak said last year’s Jat agitation for reservation coincided with their admission process and had left a huge impact on the decision of parents of the girl students.

Several of the girls from different states, who were interested in joining IIM Rohtak due to its proximity to New Delhi, had backed out due to the volatile…

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