09 Sep 2020 17:38 IST

IIM Calcutta welcomes the new MBAEx batch on campus

The 62-student batch is about to begin their residential programme on campus after nearly four months

IIM Calcutta’s one-year full-time MBAEx students are all set for their maiden on campus experience starting September. Following the recent Central and State Government advisories and regulatory guidelines, the students will arrive on the campus in small batches to quarantine in the campus hostel, while still attending classes online.

IIM Calcutta has also prepared a campus entry process that entails strong protocols including mandatory testing, quarantine measures, and other campus protocols for their safety and that of all campus residents.

The batch of 62 students have a rich and diverse work experience across industries started their MBAEx journey in April. They have been pursuing their coursework from home virtually for a programme that is designed for considerable experiential and interactive work.

Director of IIM Calcutta, Prof Anju Seth, said, “Following regulatory guidelines, our faculty, officers and staff are delighted to welcome and support our MBAEx students finally arriving on campus, thus enabling their continued progress towards the world-class educational experience with significant peer-to-peer learning components. Our students are the reason for our existence, and we look forward to their continued success!”

IIM Calcutta has had a prominent digital presence for a long time. It has been further strengthened by creating technology solutions for the MBA students to mimic the classroom environment by using ‘beyond-the-blackboard’ methods in online mode. The students are equally excited about stepping into the campus for the first time and embrace the ‘Joka Experience.’