The Class of 2015 of the Post Graduate Programme in Management (PGP) at the Indian School of Business (ISB) has 231 women students constituting 30 percent of the total class size – the highest number ever since the school’s inception thirteen years ago. The number of women students at the school has been rising steadily and has increased by almost 120 percent in the last seven years.
Savita Mahajan, Deputy Dean, ISB, stated that with 231 women in the class, ISB has the largest number of women students among premier business schools in the country. This development is a result of the various initiatives that they have undertaken to encourage women professionals to take up management as a career, in association with the corporate world over the last few years. An interesting highlight of the Class of 2015 is the entry of students selected under the Young Leaders Proramme (YLP), an initiative launched to support outstanding undergraduates from diverse disciplines to get an early start in their careers by getting a pre admission into the ISB. ISB also offers Post Graduate Programme in Management (PGP) which is a full-time, one-year programme in Management designed for young working professionals to enable them transition into roles of greater responsibility, or pursue an entrepreneurial dream. PGP is concurrently offered at the school’s two campuses in Hyderabad and Mohali,