While India boasts about the rise in women representation in the newly built government, Indian School of Business has admitted the largest number of women students among all premier business school in the country. The class of 2015 of the Post Graduate Program in Management (PGP) at the Indian School of Business will have 231 women students constituting 30 percent of the total class size. The management claims this as 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. "With 231 women in the class, ISB has the largest number of women students among premier business schools in the country. This is a heartening development and is a result of the various initiatives that we have undertaken to encourage women professionals to take up management as a career, in association with the corporate world over the last few years. We hope this increased participation of women will go a long way in meeting the need for gender diversity across sectors," says Savita Mahajan, Deputy Dean, ISB while speaking on this development.