IIM Lucknow inaugurated its 34th batch of MBA and 15th batch of MBA-ABM students on June 24, 2018.
Chief Economic Advisor Dr. Arvind Subramanian delivered the inaugural address and advised the students to prepare themselves well in these two years with skill sets and knowledge for a changing global economic landscape.
Dr. Shravan Subramanyam, M.D Roche Diagnostics India and Neighboring Markets was the Guest of honor and stressed in his speech that “Change” and “Choice” would be two key words that will determine the students’ career path.
Dr. Ajit Prasad Director in his Inaugural speech advised the students to work hard but stressed that happiness is the key to achieve a more fulfilling life.
IIM Lucknow admitted 447 students in this batch, 70% of whom are males and 30% females. Bringing in more diversity to the batch this time the commerce and economics students constituted 18% of the batch, whereas Engineers are 70%. The batch has students from 23 states and Union Territories thus giving a wide geographic diversity, in addition to gender, age, and diversity in work experience that the batch has.