All articles with 'IIM' Tag

Which teacher inspired you most?

Published on Jul 28, 2008 in personal, Random

When I was in school we had a maths teacher named BVN. He used to teach advanced math (like trigonometry, calculus) for class 7 onwards. We used to fear him a lot because he is the strictest of them all. Finally when I got to seventh I met him as a teacher. And boy, he […]

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IIM Indore 2008 Placements

Published on Mar 11, 2008 in b-school, business, India, Indore

As usual my alma mater had a rocking placement year with 95 companies giving 367 offers to 173 odd students, salaries seemed to have peaked to new highs with lots of excellent offers and opportunities for the marketing / BFS and consulting candidates. IT companies offered some of the lowest salaries on the batch, indicating […]

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CAT 2007 results out!

Published on Jan 8, 2008 in b-school

If you are one of those lakh and half souls sleeplessly waiting for your score / percentiles over the last 6 or so weeks head straight to CAT IIM and findout your CAT 2007 Score. This time around IIMs have done few really impressive changes, you can get your score by IVRS / SMS The […]

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RIP

Published on Aug 5, 2007 in b-school

May their souls rest in peace. Two IIM-Indore students drownTwo IIM students drown in MP river

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3 years and counting

Published on Jul 14, 2007 in b-school, personal

Its been 3 years since this blog is launched. well, slightly more than that as the very first post was published on July 1st, 2004, my first day at IIM Indore. What started as chronicles of an engineer struggling in a b-school later transformed in to a full-time commentary on business, advertising, technology and life […]

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Musings of a Married Manager

Published on Feb 5, 2007 in personal

“One Kg tamarind is Rs. 69? What the heck…! Has it always been this costly?” raced my mind through the grocery stand in the neighbourhood supermarket. “Lets buy this 2kg surf excel no? we get a bucket free” urged my wife. I mused for a while trying to keep me afloat in the fmcg quicksand […]

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3 Cheers to IIM Indore

Published on Nov 4, 2006 in Random

My alma mater has created another “world record in IIM Indore” with the summer placements for the class of 2008. Even though the press release is not out yet, we, alumni got a sneak peek at the report and all I can say its a massive hit. [Will place a link here once its released.] […]

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Welcome to PHD!

Published on Sep 5, 2006 in Random

Its been 2 years since I have posted such a message. A recent look at my website statistics revealed that most of the visitors are first timers, and quite a few of them land here searching one of the “iim”, “indore”, “iim indore blog”, “iimi” or “chandoo iim”. So, let me take a moment and […]

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A dream that is three and half years old…

Published on Aug 11, 2006 in Random

January, 2003:It was my engineering final year, campus was abuzz and everybody was hopeful and anxious since its placement time. CSE people have more opportunities naturally and we kept hearing about the companies that might visit the campus this year. Finally the first company was announced. India’s largest software services company it is. We were […]

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IIM Indore Convocation – 2006

Published on Apr 3, 2006 in Random

it began rather innocently with hazaar expectations and 2 days before it ended with a grand gala.here are some photos of the convocation. [For more photos visit my Flickr Convocation Tag] Convocation Venue Robed Participants Happy me Proud graduates – Srick, Dejo and myself

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More on placements, graduation etc.

Published on Mar 1, 2006 in Random

Somestuff… I am leaving day after tomorrow. Madhu (comp), all the books and most of the clothes will be leaving tomorrow Planning a trip to Arunachal Pradesh, Assam and some other northeast destinations. May start from 16th March and go on till 29th march. The convocation is most probably on April !st. somebody said in […]

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12 days… :(

Published on Feb 19, 2006 in Random

Schedule for the last 12 days… – 19th – Lateral placements batch party– 20th – 24th – end term exams– 23rd – farewell party– 25th – march 1st – placement week– march 2nd – another huge party– march 3rd – adios… :(( If there is anything done to reduce the pain of leaving this place […]

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A new press to publish PHD Blog!!!

Published on Feb 3, 2006 in Random

FLASH *** FLASH *** FLASH A sting operation by our highly inquisitive and talented team in Hanuman Tekri revealed that the famous B-school blog (:P) Pointy Haired Dilbert may be published from a new press in the days to come. Various cms/blogging software companies are believed to have approached the author in the hopes of […]

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10 things that I cherish about 2005

Published on Jan 3, 2006 in Random

Let me warn you, this is not a tag post. Now that you are relaxing let me take you through some of the most memorable things about 2005. The year started with a weeklong wonderful time spent with my fiancee. Its one of the best vacations we ever had. I got my Canon A75 Powershot. […]

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CAT 2005 Results

Published on Jan 2, 2006 in Random

All the best to everyone waiting for the CAT 2005 Results Links for 2006-08 GD/PI Shortlists[IIM A, IIM B, IIM C, IIM I, IIM K, IIM L] My earlier post on GD/PI preparation.

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