The road to gender parity at IIMs begins elsewhere

By Nithin Sasikumar in BFO #331, 21 Jul, 21

The pandemic made it harder to get admission into top MBA programmes across the world. In 2020, people applied to business schools to get around a tenuous job market. And in 2021, many international students who deferred last year’s admissions are heading back to school.

According to the Graduate Management Admission Council, which conducts the commonly accepted GMAT entrance exam, 67% of business schools globally reported increasing applications in 2020.