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Niranjan Jha

Current Student | IIM Calcutta (Since 1961)

More than anything else, it is stories that I am captivated by. It could be about cops, animals, Test cricket or Colonial India. Reading, writing or listening to stories livens up my day. I am looking to help people out with their career decisions and MBA options. I am a chemical engineer from IIT Bombay and entered IIM Calcutta immediately after that. I am from Bangalore. I am currently a member of the Student Team at InsideIIM.

More than anything else, it is stories that I am captivated by. It could be about cops, animals, Test cricket or Colonial India. Reading, writing or listening to stories livens up my day. I am looking to help people out with their career decisions and MBA options. I am a chemical engineer from IIT Bombay and entered IIM Calcutta immediately after that. I am from Bangalore. I am currently a member of the Student Team at InsideIIM.

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What To Do If You Don't Get Into A B-School This Year - Tips From An IIM Calcutta Student

Be it bad luck, poor preparation or just the huge number of competitors in India, it is a fact that many aspirants are not going to get a B-school of their choice. Some would be fine with a compromise, others would not.  This article tries to address what one should

Textbooks Followed For Different Electives At IIM Calcutta

At IIM Calcutta and many other business schools, the second year is only about electives. We have a great range of electives, and I will not be able to justice to all of these in this post. Yet, I have tried to consider important ones from each discipline.Also, the second

Textbooks Followed At IIM Calcutta For The First Year

Here is a list of the major textbooks followed within each discipline at IIM Calcutta in the first year. Keep in mind that all the courses in first year are compulsory.Organisational BehaviourOrganizational Theory, Design and Change, Jones and Mathew: Like the title suggests, it is a comprehensive book on how

Is It Worth Waiting A Year For IIMs A, B Or C?

The biggest dilemma for aspirants arises when they get admission to a college which was not their initial target. For instance, if you were targeting A, B or C (referred to as “ABC” henceforth) and end up getting calls from L, K, I and others - what does one do