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In a first, IIM-Kozhikode creates 60 women-only post-graduate course seats

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Students in IIM-Ahmedabad campus

The Indian Institute of Management Kozhikode is set to become the first among IIMs to allot 60 additional seats in its post-graduate programme (PGP) exclusively for women. These 60 women-only seats will be effective from the next academic year, the Economic Times reported.  With this move, IIM Kozhikode becomes the first IIM to follow the footsteps of IITs that have created an additional 800 supernumerary seats in 2018. This step was taken according to the directives of the HRD ministry, in a move to improve the low gender ratio across its various campuses. ...