Potential management students can apply online for IIM Shillong

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Kolkata, Jan 15 (UNI) With a view to drawing attention of those, who had cleared the Common Admission Test, to the availability of seats at IIM Shillong, the nation's seventh Indian Institute of Management today announced online admission facility for its applicants.

Announcing the beginning of several short term government-sponsored courses, especially on national health and administrative skills for doctors of the Northeast from February this year, IIM Shillong Board Member Asim Dutta said, '' We want all potential management students of the country to be better informed about this institute. '' '' Admission forms are available on our official site and CAT fianlists will find it easy to apply, '' he added.

Apart from the two-year Post Graduate Programme (PGM) in Management that is to start with 60 seats from June this year, IIM, Shillong board member Asim Dutta and Chairman Rathin Dutta declared that they hoped the number of seats is expected to rise to at least 120 by the third year.

'' IIM Shillong, better known as Rajiv Gandhi Indian Institute of Management, has world class facility infrastucture, which is far ahead of any other IIM or IIT in the country, ' claimed Mr Asim Dutta.

'' We can hold WiFi classes with the US universities. This is only an example of the technology parameter of this institute, '' he said and added presently they are beginning with approximately 16-20 faculty members.

'' Security is not an issue here, rather Meghalaya is the safest state in the Northeast, '' said Mr Asim Dutta adding, '' If IIT Guwahati is doing so well, I see no reason why IIM Shillong will not. '' '' With tech savy campus and scope for sustainable development in IIM Shillong, we are sure the institute will do very well and students will have an added advantage of studying in hill station, '' said the Chairman.

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