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Governance and Administration

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Governance and Administration

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Academic Council
About Us

The Academic Council is a vital organ of the Indian Institute of Management Udaipur. It provides an interface between the student community, the faculty, and the institute’s management in order to address the issues that the students face. The Council’s main objective is to ensure a healthy academic atmosphere and enhance the learning experience for the students. It monitors the students’ academic experience and makes recommendations pertaining to the PGP and PGPX to the Program Office. It constantly looks at the latest changes that are coming up in the field of management and provides recommendations to the Program Office on reflecting these changes in the curriculum to make students academically ready to meet industry demands.

The Council plays an important role in guiding the students in selecting their electives. It organizes course and domain-related workshops to help students make optimal decisions in their elective selections. The Academic Council also arranges sessions to help students cope with their studies and overcome any problems they might be facing.

The Council plays a vital role in managing communication with the international academic community and nurturing relations. The communication is in regard with various institutes and aims to develop an ecosystem for mutual learning of culture and lifestyle along with academics. In sum, the Academic Council helps the students to realize their educational aspirations and achieve excellence in their academics.

Activities

Academic Council performs the following activities:

  • Arranges remedial sessions for students in the subjects of their choice
  • Arranges interactive sessions between faculty members and the students to help the students in selecting their electives
  • Performs a thorough study of the electives and subjects being offered in the top B-schools globally including Harvard, Yale, Columbia, London Business School, Oxford, INSEAD, and other IIMs
  • Makes recommendations to introduce electives in developing or new areas in line with the changing trends in the industry
  • Facilitates the Student Exchange Program (STEP) and acts as a bridge between IIM Udaipur and the universities the institute has collaborations with
Responsibilities

Responsibilities of Academic council include:

  • Facilitate the maintenance of academic discipline within the student community, to ensure that a proper learning environment may thrive
  • Ensure that students' wishes are being communicated to and acted upon by the Program Office
  • Facilitate communication between student community and faculty
  • Help ensure that the academic program is consistent with the institute's mission and is in line with industry requirements
  • Help inculcate a culture of research in the student community

Responsibilities