IIM Jammu announces launch of five-year IPM
Feb 07, 2021
JAMMU: Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Jammu announced the launch of the five-year Integrated Program in Management (IPM) under the leadership of the Director B S Sahay.
As the title of the program suggests, IPM is an integrated management program that provides a combined Undergraduate and Post-Graduate management degree with multiple exit options. The program has been planned to launch from the next academic year (2021-22) in IIM Jammu.
The admission to the IPM will be based on the entrance exam conducted by the renowned National Testing Authority (NTA), Ministry of Education. IPM will introduce the student to an interdisciplinary approach to learning about Management. It is a rigorous management program that has a combined course of science, social science, and management studies at the UG level and specialized management courses at the PG level.
The program has been designed and divided into two distinct stages: The initial three years for the BBA Program and the last two years for the MBA program. There will be multiple exits and one sabbatical option available for the students. This program has been strategically designed to provide an opportunity to the students to exit from the program after completing each year up to the 3rd year as per the provision in the New Education Policy 2020.
Exit from the program after successful completion of the first year entitles the student to the "Certificate in Basics of Management" and "Diploma in Management" will be awarded on the exit after successful completion of the second year while as "Bachelors of Business Administration" will be awarded after the successful completion of the third year. Students who score a CGPA of 6.00+ can continue into the MBA, 2-year program, also. However, the continuation is not compulsory as those who wish to gain some relevant field experience can be granted a sabbatical, not exceeding two years.
The candidates can apply for the entrance exam based on the eligibility, decided upon the marks scored in X and XII. A comprehensive scoring system has been developed to shortlist the prospective students for IIM Jammu.