Miss India Elite, Tennis Player and Scientist to Start PGP Session 2017 at IIM Ahmedabad  

Published: | July 20, 2017
Miss India Elite, Tennis Player and Scientist to Start PGP Session 2017 at IIM Ahmedabad  
  • IIM Ahmedabad has finalised the PGP batch of 2017-19 with students from diverse backgrounds.
  • The institute has also maintained good gender diversity for the new batch.
  • Find out about the achievers who are part of the batch

When most of the b-schools are working hard to achieve gender and academic diversity on their campus, the Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Ahmedabad has done it.

One of the premier b-schools in the country, IIM Ahmedabad has finalised the PGP batch of 2017-19 with students from very diverse academic backgrounds. The institute has also succeeded in maintaining good gender diversity for the new batch.

Students from different work environments and educational backgrounds will soon be starting their business education at IIM Ahmedabad. Many of these students have already achieved various honours and awards in their respective fields.

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Following are some of the achievers in the field of sports, film-making and fashion who will be starting their term at IIM Ahmedabad in 2017.

Check out the list of achievers who are starting PGP at IIM-A in 2017:

Name of the Student

UG College

Course Pursued

Achievement

Akanksha Choudhary

Shri Ram College Of Commerce

Economic Honours

Winner of Miss India Elite and Indian representative at Miss Face of Beauty International

Rashmi Teltumbde

Texas Tech University

BBA in Economics and Management

Winner of 14 international academic awards and represented the country in 3 junior Grand Slams (One US Open and two Australian Open)

Anchal Taatya

NITK, Surathkal

B.Tech

Founder of Urban Thela – Superfood Company. She also won the first prize in BYST B-plan competition

CS Prakhyat

Self taught

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Directed 9 award-winning short films. He was also selected for 17 International Film Festivals in different countries.

Aditi Agarwal

National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT)

Fashion Designing

Started her own brand of Chikankari in Lucknow and wants to explore further business opportunities.

Commenting on the achievements of the students and the new batch of IIM-A, Mohammed Raafi, General Secretary of IIM-A Students’ Affairs Council, said that the increase in diversity is a proof of that the education standards at IIM-A are widely accepted.

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He further added that it was fascinating that academic contrasts like a Miss India Elite and a Rocket Scientist could both enroll for the same management programme offered by the Institute. This is an extraordinary achievement for the institute, Raafi added.

With inputs from Indian Express

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