IIM's have increased their intake capacity by 54% after receiving directions from MHRD in 2008 to reserve 27% seats for OBC (Other backward caste) students. Sources from IIM-Bangalore reveal that due to the implementation of reservation quota, the cost of infrastructure has increased as the number of students is increasing and this has led to a fee hike.
New facilities to rise up in IIM's : IIM-B Sources said that the institute will establish new facilities and employ better resources to increase the academic quality. In past 3 years, the IIM's have increased their number of seats by 54% in different ways such as IIM-A increased its intake capacity from 250 to 385 over last 3 years.
Some business schools have implemented fee reserved schemes for economically weak students. For instance, IIM-A reserved a part of fee for 25% of its students for the batch of 2013 and at IIM-C, about 22% students were granted fee reserved. In turn this increases the fee for those students who can pay.