IIM Trichy Batch 2021-23: 60% Female Students admitted to PGPM; three more programs inaugurated

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MBAUniverse.com News Desk |
July 7, 2021
IIM Trichy has inaugurated its 11th batch of PGPM and many other programs in an online ceremony held on July 7. One of the highlights of the new IIM Trichy batch is the very high percentage of female candidates admitted to enhance program diversity.
IIM Trichy Batch Profile

Indian Institute of Management Tiruchirappalli (IIM Trichy) inaugurated its 11th batch of Post Graduate Programme in Management (PGPM), 2nd batch of Post Graduate Programme in Management – Human Resources (PGPM-HR) and many other programs in an online ceremony held on July 07, 2021. Shri. B Thiagarajan, Managing Director, Blue Star Limited, graced the event as the Chief Guest.

Apart from PGPM and PGPM-HR, 9th batch of Doctoral Programme in Management (DPM) and 2nd batch of Executive Doctoral Programme in Management (EDPM) was also inaugurated. 

IIM Trichy PGPM Batch Highlights are:

  • Nearly 60% of students admitted are female participants
  • Students from 25 states have been admitted
  • This is the 11th batch of PGPM

The Chief Guest Shri. B Thiagarajan delivered the inaugural address. He highlighted the changes brought forth by the pandemic as organizations today seek leaders that exhibit a positive outlook and confidence, the ability to adapt quickly, an innovative and creative streak, compassion and empathy, and accountability for one’s community and environment with a focus on sustainability.

In his address, Thiagarajan impressed upon the need for continuous learning, unlearning, and exploring the world through diverse people, places, and experiences. Through numerous quotes by renowned personalities and verses from the Holy Books, he stressed the importance of knowledge, faith, hope, and love. He reminisced on his own experiences and asked everyone to learn from one’s failures, develop a positive outlook that drives their actions, and work towards a brighter future. He urged everyone to dream big, invest their time responsibly, focus on the journey instead of the outcome, and acknowledged the pivotal role academic institutions play in shaping individuals. He concluded with a famous quote by Mahatma Gandhi, “Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.”

Director Dr. Pawan Kumar Singh began his address on a spiritual note and expressed his heartfelt gratitude towards the Chief Guest, faculty, non-teaching staff, students, and their parents. He emphasized on learning with joy and delight while keeping up with the fast paced nature of the academic courses at the institute. On an optimistic note, he suggested that the institute looks forward to opening up its campus to its students as soon as it is appropriate to do so.

The program was held in presence of Prof. Deepak Kumar Srivastava, Dean Academics, Prof. Alok Kumar Singh, Chairperson, PGPM, Prof. Upam Pushpak Makhecha, Chairperson, PGPM-HR and Prof. Sujeet Kumar Sharma, Chairperson, DPM and EDPM.

On the occasion, IIM Trichy also declared the awardees of the Director’s Merit Scholarship for best academic performance in the first year of the PGPM 2020-2022 and PGPM-HR 2020-2022 batches respectively. The winners from the PGPM batch are Mr. Rohit Luthra, Mr. Shashwat Jain, Mr. N Karthik, Mr. Arava Anil Kumar Reddy, Mr. Mani Bharathi P G, Mr. Prahasith Garimella, Mr. Joel Varghese, Mr. S J R Sai Nikhilesh, Mr. Swapnil Kulshreshtha, Mr. Antriksh Vijavat, Mr. Ram Kowshik S, Ms. K Jaya Satvika, Mr. P Rishikesh Menon, Mr. Karoor Manish, and Mr. U Praveen. The winners from the PGPM-HR batch are Mr. Aman Srivastava, Mr. Vibhor Upreti, Mr. Shivam Sharma, and Mr. Karumuru Preetham.

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