IIM Udaipur admits largest MBA 2023-25 batch of 360 students with 45% Non- Engineers; Check Batch Profile with Work Ex and Gender Ratio

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MBAUniverse.com News Desk |
June 29, 2023
IIM Udaipur has inaugurated its diverse and largest 12th MBA 2023-25 batch with 360 students on June 28, 2023. The Batch has average age of 25 Years, comprises 32% female students and 45% Non-Engineers. On the occasion Prof. Ashok Banerjee, Director IIM Udaipur welcomed the batch and the Chief Guest Alpesh Shah, MD & Senior Partner, BCG India shared his experiential journey with the incoming students
IIM Udaipur inaugurates MBA Batch 2023-25

The Indian Institute of Management, Udaipur has inaugurated the 2023-25 batch of its flagship Two-Year MBA program, the biggest batch with 360 students on June 28, 2023. Last year the batch size was 347 students. Prof. Ashok Banerjee, Director IIM Udaipur, presided over the event. Mr Alpesh Shah, Managing Director & Senior Partner, BCG, Mumbai, India, was the Chief Guest. Mr Shah is a distinguished industry veteran and has held different leadership roles in his enriched career. He is a firm believer in a people-first approach and shared his experiential journey with students.

IIM Udaipur MBA 2023-25 Batch Profile: Key Highlights

  • Largest Batch so far
  • MBA 2023-25 Batch Size increased to 360 students from 347 students in MBA 2022-24 batch
  • Women Students: Increased to 32% in the MBA 2023-25 Batch from 31% in 2022-24 batch
  • Non-Engineers: Increased to 45% in the MBA 2023-25 batch from 35% in 2022-24 batch
  • Average Age of the Batch: 25 Years
  • Students with Work Experience: 66%

IIMU MBA 2023-25 Batch: Gender Diversity Rising
IIM Udaipur is at the forefront of achieving gender diversity. For 2023, the incoming MBA batch comprises of overall 32% female students and 68% male students as against 31% female students and 69% male students in the 2022-24 batch.

More Non-Engineers Join IIMU MBA 2023
Academic Diversity is another aspect of IIMU’s MBA programme. This year IIM Udaipur witnessed 45% of the students from non-engineering background while 55% are engineers. Students from various disciplines such as Arts/Science/Commerce have joined IIM Udaipur MBA 2023-25 batch

Work Experience of the batch
66% students of the IIMU MBA 2023-25 batch have work experience and only 34% students are Freshers. Key details of the work experience of the batch with number of students and duration of work ex, are shared below:

IIMU MBA 2023-25 Batch Work Ex
Number of Students
Total Batch Size
360
Students with Work Experience
237
Freshers
123
Students with 3+ Years of Work Experience
 77
Students with 2 to 3 Years of Work Experience
 79
Students with 1 to 2 Years of Work Experience
 59
Students with less than 1 Year Work Experience
 22

Average Age of the Batch
Average Age of the IIM Udaipur MBA 2023-25 batch is 25 years

Best Performing Students Awarded
At the inauguration ceremony, IIM Udaipur distributed scholastic awards to the best performing students in their respective terms for the first-year students of the MBA Program of 2022-24 who are now in their Final Year. The awards were given to the following best performing students in each of the five sections

Term I Award Winners

  • Jain Priya Pritamchandra
  • Aditya Singhal
  • Kollapaneni Premchand
  • Vikram Singh
  • Katta Dhanika Samba Navyakanth

Term II Award Winners

  • Jain Priya Pritamchandra
  • Raunok Basu
  • Akarsh Arora
  • Chinta Jaya Naga Sri Harsha
  • Katta Dhanika Samba Navyakanth

Term III Award Winners

  • Ritik Raj
  • Raunok Basu
  • Ruhatiya Aditya Ajayprakash
  • Aadish Pankaj Rao
  • Abhishek Garg

IIMU Gives Director’s Awards on the Occasion
On the occasion, Director’s Awards were also given. The students who were conferred with the award include Jain Priya Pritamchandra, Ritik Raj, Raunok Basu, Anshul Jain, Aditya Singhal, Aadish Pankaj Rao, Vrajesh Ashok Nahar, Nandan Manjunath Arekal, Ankushi Garg, Bishal Misra, Vikram Singh, Abhishek Garg, Gantavya Gupta, Aditya Ranjan, Ruhatiya Aditya Ajayprakash, Katta Dhanika Samba  Navyakanth.

The ceremony proceedings were done by Prof. Debanjan Mitra, Chairperson 2-year MBA Program and a vote of thanks was given by Prof. Shobhit Aggarwal.

Addressing the new batch, the Chief Guest Mr Alpesh Shah said, “In the rapidly changing modern and volatile world, arming yourself with appropriate knowledge and skill set is the best thing you can do.” Sharing his experiential learning, he advised the students to follow the ten principles:

  • Life is a marathon, and you must keep pushing yourself. Don't be in a hurry.
  • Run your own race, don't be influenced by anyone or anything
  • Work hard; there is no substitute for hard work
  • Focus on your strengths, not on your weaknesses
  • Accept the change as it is the only constant
  • Whatever you do, do it wholeheartedly with commitment
  • Invest in your friends; they will stay with you forever
  • There are no shortcuts in life; live the values.
  • Don't complain, and make the best of what you have.
  • Define your purpose in life and a bold one which will lead you to new horizons of success in life.

He cited Professional sports personalities like Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, Novak Jocovich, Sachin Tendulkar, Serena Williams, Leander Peas and Meetali Raaj who enjoyed the peak of their career for an extended period of time because they were committed to performing consistently. He concluded with a message that be bold, aspire for great things and make the most of your two years at IIM Udaipur.

In his welcome address, Prof. Ashok Banerjee, Director of IIM Udaipur said, “You all are individuals with unique identities, and you have got the opportunity to reinvent yourself by learning managerial skills and using them in the best possible manner. You will make mistakes in the process, and we are there to support you. Define your journey with IIMU and help us attain our vision 2030 of high-quality research and student transformation.”

Ranked #16 in Govt. of India MHRD NIRF Ranking 2023 for top 125 Management Institutes in India and ranked #17 in MBAUniverse.com B-school Rankings 2023, IIM Udaipur has earned prestigious international accreditation from the AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business). IIMU has been listed on the Financial Times (FT) Global MIM Ranking 2022 as well as the QS Global MIM Ranking 2020, only the 4th IIM, along with IIMs Ahmedabad, Calcutta, and Bangalore, to be in the FT Global MIM Ranking and only the 7th IIM in the QS 2021 Global MIM Rankings. In both Rankings, IIM Udaipur is the youngest B-School in the world! IIMU is also currently ranked 4th in India, after ISB, IIM Ahmedabad and IIM Bangalore, for research in management according to the methodology used by UT Dallas, which tracks publications in the leading global journals.

IIM Udaipur was created by Government of India in 2009 and started operation in 2011. The institute has now grown to become one of the best Management Institutes in India and is competing globally. Along with 2 Years full time MBA Program, IIM Udaipur offers, 1 Year full time MBA-Global Supply Chain Management (MBA-GSCM); 1 Year full time MBA-Digital Enterprise Management (MBA0DEM), 20 Months Part Time Post Graduate Diploma in Business Administration (PGDBA) among other executive management programmes.

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