Udaipur is emerging as an education hub now. With five universities operating and two more lined up, the city has swiftly become a more preferred education destination for many. The recent addition is the Indian Institute of Management’s new branch which will begin functioning in the Polymer science building of Mohanlal Sukhadia University. The actual building s being constructed near Baleecha which should be ready in a year or two.

IIM – Udaipur is all set to commence its classes from July 2011. MBA aspirants who could not make it to other IIMs can still apply for IIMU in April.The process to appoint a director of IIMU has already begun. This branch of IIMs will be mentored by IIM-Ahmedabad.

The notification will be posted on IIMs official site so that CAT aspirants can apply online.
Industrialist C K Birla will be the chairman of the board of upcoming IIM Udaipur. According to Prof. Samir Barua, Director, IIM Ahmedabad, the land for the IIM-U has been finalized and the construction has begun already. The mentor and neighbor IIM Ahmedabad will manage to provide the curriculum content as well as the faculty for the IIM Udaipur. Among the new IIMs, IIM Rohtak will function under supervision of IIM Lucknow and IIM Ranchi will be looked after by IIM Calcutta