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Trump Win Increases IIM Hopefuls


The CAT for PG courses in Management, Finance, HR, Business Analytics, Supply Chain Management etc in IIMs and various B-Schools across the country is slated for December 2 this year. Nearly 13,000 students from the two Telugu states will appear for the test. After Delhi and Karnataka, this year students from TS and AP are the third highest in terms of number of candidates.

The number of Telugus used to be around 10,000 every year but this year the number has shot up by nearly ing to Mr T. Shrinivas Acharya, principal director, Vishwa Vishwani Business School, one of the 10 B-Schools in Hyderabad that gives admissions based on CAT Scores.

"The uncertainty over higher studies and job opportunities in the US under Trump and considerable drop in campus recruitments by IT companies are the main reasons for the increased numbers this year," he said. The number of seats on offer is around 5,600 in 19 IIMs.