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Why Indian B schools are nearly out of Global B School ranking

Are the Professors in most of these IIMs outdated and sarkari? Now, what is sarkari here? Sarkari is an euphemistic abbreviation for 'life time secured job with 7th, 8th, 9th pay commissions, retirement at 60 and pension thereafter, no appraisal and no one can fire you for poor performance, max you will not get promotion a few cycles or will be relegated to a useless role, function and department.  At IIM Ahmedabad when Prof. Vijay Govindarajan Professor at Dartmouth's Tuck School of Business visited and spoke with the professors there, proudly said, "sir, we are teaching those case studies which were your favorites when you taught here. Prof. Govindarajan was shocked and asked them, 'who allows to teach 20 year old and outdated cases here? This is why I call many of these govt controlled and protected colleges as sarkari.  Ph.D is another horrible criterion for teaching. One research and a degree to teach. Such academic dinosaurs have taken modern business studi

Jeena isi ka naam hai!

My wife is an astrologer and numerologist for past 10 years. I got in touch with astrology/astrologer when I was preparing for Civil Services. The astrologer told, Civil Services not possible. Moon_Rahu in 10th house, Mars debilitated and combust, Sun very weak. Kaal-Sarp yoga, Grahan Yoga, Kem Drum Yoga, Sakath yoga and as many as 8 very bad yogas and just one good yoga (Budhaditya yoga). I could not make it to Civil Services for true. Got into Border Security Force as Assistant Commandant after lots of challenges (3 times they did not send me my admit card), Then finally they sent a post, you did not attach the DD so form rejected, I had proof so I sent registered post and then they accepted their mistake  and issued me admit card. Just before my physical and interview, I had typhoid. I still made it through the physical and interviews and my rank of 98 out of some 138 folks selected. Moon debilitaed, dead Sun, Grahan Yoga in 10th house of profession and career. But true, I did not