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IIM Sambalpur Commences 10th Batch of Flagship MBA Programme with Three Times More Females Than Males

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This year, IIM Sambalpur’s 10th MBA batch (2024-26) has achieved a remarkable milestone in gender diversity, enrolling three times more female students than male students. This unprecedented female representation, with women comprising 76% of the cohort, underscores a significant shift towards inclusivity and empowerment in higher education.

Key Highlights:

  • Gender Diversity:  Female students make up 76% (244 out of 320) of the cohort, setting a new standard for IIMs nationwide.
  • Academic Background: 60% of students are non-engineers, with diverse academic backgrounds including science, commerce, management, and arts.
  • Professional Experience: 46% of the students have prior work experience, while 54% are freshers, adding a dynamic mix of perspectives to the batch.

Why This News is important:

  • Pioneering Diversity: This achievement reflects a transformative approach in management education, promoting gender equality and setting a benchmark for other institutions.
  • Empowering Women: Showcasing stories of female empowerment and leadership can inspire your readers and contribute to ongoing dialogues about gender parity in academia and the workplace.
  • Thought Leadership: Featuring insights from industry leaders and academic pioneers, this news provides valuable perspectives on the intersection of education, innovation, and diversity.
  • Societal Impact: Highlighting IIM Sambalpur’s initiative can encourage other institutions to adopt similar policies, fostering a more inclusive educational environment across the nation.

We believe this story is not only newsworthy but also a reflection to the evolving landscape of higher education in India. It exemplifies how progressive policies can create a more equitable and dynamic academic environment, benefitting society at large. Please find the detailed press release attached for your reference. We would be honored to have your publication share this milestone with its readers, contributing to the broader narrative of diversity and inclusion in education.

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