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Conditional autonomy

IIM-A controversy shows the limits to freedom of action

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IIM | MBA programmes | Subramaniam Swamy

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The government’s resolve to grant the Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) autonomy is turning out to be skin-deep. Barely had the controversy faded over the decision by some IIMs to offer a one-year degree course for MBAs against the University Grants Commission regulations for a two-year course when another raises its head. This time, the pretext is a doctoral dissertation on electoral democracy at Ahmedabad.

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First Published: Thu, March 04 2021. 23:11 IST

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