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Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Calcutta, Kolkata Kolkata , West Bengal

 ESTD 1961
 Public University

About Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Calcutta, Kolkata

The Indian Institute of Management Calcutta, commonly referred to as IIM Calcutta, commenced its establishment in the academic year of 1961. The institute is one of the 13 IIMs in India. The institute holds its significance as it was the first national institute for postgraduate studies and Research in Management. The institute was established with the help of the Government of India in collaboration with the Government of West Bengal. The basic idea of establishing the institute was to be emerged as an International Center of Excellence in the field of Management Education.

The institute serves as a platform that continually evolves to meet its goals in business environment.

Important Facts of IIM Calcutta

  • The institute has been ranked 3rd amongst management schools by the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF).
  • IIM Calcutta is the only management institution in India that has been honored with triple accreditations. The institute has been accredited by Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), European Quality Improvement System (EQUIS), and Association of MBAs (AMBA).
  • IIM Calcutta is the only Indian Business School to become a member of the Global Alliance in Management Education (CEMS).

More about IIM Calcutta

The infrastructure of the campus is spread over an area of 13 acres of land. The features of the campus include Administrative Building & Teaching Block, Auditorium, Library, and IIM Teaching Block.

  • The library of the campus is named as BC Roy Memorial Library. The basic idea of establishing the library was to meet the requirements of academic programs. It consists of over 1,60,000 volumes and has subscribed to various management journals. It also provides access to more than 40,000 online full text journals.
  • The main academic block of IIM Calcutta is built near to the main administrative building. The building houses four large lecture halls and various other additional classrooms.
  • The classrooms and lecture halls are well equipped with air-conditioners and have been provided with the latest audio visual and multimedia capabilities.
  • The campus of IIM Calcutta houses a fully-fledged auditorium. Most of the important events are usually conducted in the same auditorium. These events may include convocation, conference, students' events and talks.

Courses at IIM Calcutta

IIM Calcutta Courses include various postgraduate programs in the field of Management. The candidates willing to pursue their career in the field of management must visit its official website in order to register themselves. The programs offered by the institute are PGP, PGPEX, PGPEX VLM, PGDBA, and FPM.

The candidates seeking admission must ensure that they fulfill the minimum eligibility criteria defined by the institute.

  • The basic requirement of getting admission is to possess a bachelor's degree in any field securing at least 60% marks in aggregate from a recognized university.

Admission at IIM Calcutta

For admission to various programs offered by the institute, the candidates must qualify the respective entrance examinations conducted at the national or state level. Candidates can visit IIM Calcutta Admissions for more information.

  • For admission to PGP, the candidates must hold a valid score in CAT/GMAT entrance examinations.
  • Candidates seeking admission to PGPEX must hold a valid score in GMAT examination.
  • Admission to PGPEX VLM requires a valid score in aptitude test followed by interview round conducted at the campus.
  • For admission to PGDBA the candidates must qualify written test conducted at the institute.
  • Admission to the FPM program, the candidates must hold a valid score in CAT/GATE/GMAT/GRE/UGC JRF.

The placement and training cell of IIM Calcutta has collaborated with various well reputed national and multinational companies. The average salary package offered at the institute ranges from 19-20 LPA.

Courses Offered

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  •  19,00,000 for 2 Years
    4.5/5

    2 Reviews

    Exams Accepted
    CAT
    07 Aug 2019 - 18 Sep 2019 Registration Date
    24 Nov 2019 Exam Date
    18 Aug 2019 - 18 Dec 2019 Registration Date
    19 Feb 2019 Exam Date
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    Sukalpa

    1 year ago

    I don't think that IIM needs any Type of Introduction It is the best management college in entire India and I have done 1-year executive hr course from this college and for that the eligibility criteria is that Minimum percentage should be 85% in the entrance exam and t
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    Deepti

    1 year ago

    The placement is very good . it is a nice college to take admission in . the faculties are also nice ...Read Full Review
  •  22,00,000 for 1 Years
    4.5/5

    2 Reviews

    Exams Accepted
    18 Aug 2019 - 18 Dec 2019 Registration Date
    19 Feb 2019 Exam Date
  • Admissions Open for 2019 Batch at:
    Amity University, Raipur
  •  11,25,000 for 1 Years
    4.5/5

    2 Reviews

    Exams Accepted
    18 Aug 2019 - 18 Dec 2019 Registration Date
    19 Feb 2019 Exam Date
  • Admissions Open for 2019 Batch at:
    Amity University, Raipur

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Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Calcutta, Kolkata Admission

The Indian Institute of Management Calcutta accepts online mode of application. The institute offers various postgraduate programs in the field of Management and the candidates seeking admission to any of the postgraduate programs must visit the official website of IIM Calcutta in order to register themselves.

  • The courses offered by the institute are PGP, PGPEX, PGPEX-VLM, Doctoral, and Executive Education programs. These programs primarily focus in the area of Management.
  • Interested candidates must visit the official website of IIM Calcutta and fill the application form that ensures admission to the programs offered at IIM Calcutta.

The application procedure start date varies from one program to another. Candidates seeking admission to the programs offered at IIM Calcutta must visit its official website for more information.

Course

Entrance Exam

Application Start Month

Application End Month

PGPEX

GMAT

June

October

PGPEX VLM

Written Test

October

November

PGDBA

Written Test

December

January

FPM

CAT/GMAT/GRE/UGC/JRF or GATE

November

January

 

The admission procedure varies from one program to the other. The institute offers PGP, PGPEX, PGPEX-VLM, PGDBA, and FPM programs at the postgraduate level. Candidates are shortlisted based on their academic performance, work experience, and extra-curricular activities. IIM Calcutta Executive MBA program is one of the most valuable programs of the institute. IIM Calcutta Cut off list is released by the institute based on which the candidates are shortlisted for admission.

Admission Procedure of Different Courses at IIM Calcutta

Admission to the Postgraduate Programs

For PGP (PGDM)

Candidates seeking admission to the PGP program are shortlisted based on their performance in CAT/GMAT and WAT. Candidates are required to hold a good academic performance and work experience.

  • Admission to PGP is done based on candidates' performance in CAT examination conducted at the national level.
  • Candidates who qualify the examination are required to go through WAT and Personal Interview rounds conducted at the institute.

For PGPEX

Postgraduate Program in Management for Executives (PGPEX) is another Management program offered by IIM Calcutta.

  • For admission to the PGPEX program, the candidates must hold a valid score in GMAT.
  • The final shortlisting is done based on the candidates' performance in GMAT examination followed by a personal interview round conducted at the institute.

For PGPEX-VLM

PGPEX-VLM program is particularly offered for working professionals. Admission to the program i.e. Visionary Leadership Management is done based on candidates' performance in the qualifying examination along with work experience, and overall profile.

  • The candidates are shortlisted based on their performance in the Aptitude Test followed by a personal interview round conducted at the institute.

For PGDBA

IIM Calcutta Courses include another program named as Postgraduate Diploma in Business Analytics (PGDBA). The institute conducts a written entrance test along with a personal interview rounds based on which the candidates are shortlisted.

  • For admission to PGDBA, the candidates must hold a valid score in the Written Test along with Personal Interview round conducted by the institute.

*The written test consists of several question related to Verbal Ability, Logical Reasoning, Data Interpretation & Data Visualization, and Quantitative Aptitude.

The written test and personal interview round can be conducted at one of the 5 centers of IIM. These centers are Kolkata, Mumbai, New Delhi, Bangalore, and Chennai.

For FPM

Fellow Program in Management (FPM) is offered under various specializations, thus offering students a pool of options to choose from.

  • For admission to FPM, the candidates must hold a valid score in CAT examination conducted by one of the IIMs.
  • Candidates with a valid score in GATE, GRE, GMAT, or UGC JRF are also eligible to apply for admission to FPM at IIM Calcutta.

The Application form for any of the programs offered by IIM Calcutta must be filled online. Candidates willing to pursue their career with IIMC must visit its official website and fill the application form. While filling the application form, the candidates must process the payment of INR 2000 (INR 1000 for SC/ST) as application fee.

The application fee for FPM program is INR 1000, and candidates belonging to reserved categories are not required to make any payment.

Candidates seeking admission to any of the programs offered by IIM Calcutta must ensure that they fulfill the minimum eligibility criteria defined by the institute.

Minimum Educational Qualification

  • For admission to PGP, the candidates must possess a bachelor's degree in any field securing at least 50% marks in aggregate from a recognized university.
  • For admission to PGPEX, the candidates must possess a bachelor's degree. Besides, they must hold a post qualification experience of 5 years.
  • Admission to PGPEX VLM requires a bachelor's degree securing at least 60% marks in aggregate. The candidates must hold a relevant work experience as well.
  • For admission to PGDBA, the candidates must possess a bachelor's degree in BS/B. Tech/BE securing at least 60% marks in aggregate.
  • Candidates with an Integrated Master's or B. Arch or MBBS degree with 60% marks in aggregate are also eligible to apply for admission to PGDBA.
  • Admission to FPM requires a master's degree in any field securing at least 60% marks in aggregate. 

Placement

Highest and average package for MBA / PGDM

  AVERAGE
13 L
Industry Average for MBA / PGDM
  HIGHEST
15 L
  AVERAGE
4.5 L

Latest News & Articles

The recently graduated batch of Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Calcutta's MBAEx (formerly known as PGPEX) recorded a great performance during the placement season of 2019. The average salary for this batch of IIM candidates has gone up to Rs 26.98 lakh, a 10.3% increase from last year. ...Read more

In a recent survey conducted by the collaborative effort of the Times Higher Education (THE) and Wall Street Journal (WSJ) for the domain of Management Education, two of the management institutes of India has managed to make it to top 3 ranks in the list published. ISB Hyderabad is in the second spot in the ranking while IIM Calcutta is awarded the third spot in the THE-WSJ list. The ranking is given on basis of the 1-year programme offered in the management institutes. ...Read more

The Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta has ranked third in Asia and second across the country as per the ranking result of ‘Financial Times Masters in Management Ranking'. A total of 104 Management Schools participated in the survey where IIM Calcutta ranked on 23rd position globally. Earlier, the Institute was on 28th position. According to the Financial Times London Survey, “The ranking has 20 different criteria. Alumni responses inform eight criteria that together contribute 59 percent of its weight. Eleven criteria are calculated from ...Read more

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CEMS-MIM Application Form – 2018-2019
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IIM Calcutta Fact Sheet For CEMS Students 2018-19
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Location & Contact Info

Address
Diamond Harbour Road, Joka, Kolkata, West Bengal, 700104

Accessibility

Nearest Railway Station
Kolkata Railway Station
Nearest Airport
Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport

Facilities Available

Library      
This institute has a library named B. C. Roy Memorial Library. The library has a collection of more than 1.6 lakh books and bound journals.
Computer Lab      
This institute has a network of around 1000 PCs, one IBM RS-6000 server, seven Novell file servers, and 4 digital Alpha servers.
Auditorium      
IIM Calcutta's auditorium has the seating capacity of 750 people and its construction cost was over Rs 9 crores. It is equipped with professional level light and sound system.
Gym      
This institute has a gym for fitness enthusiasts. This help students to stay fit. The gym is equipped with the latest workout equipment.
Medical      
This institute provides good medical facility to both students and staff.
Wi-Fi      
yes
Cafeteria      
The cafeteria of this institute provides good quality nutritious food.
Hostel      
This institute has three major hostels. Hostels are equipped with all the modern facilities. All the hostels have common rooms, games rooms, and courts for various sports.

Recruiters

14 Companies

Placement Officer
Bhattacharyya Sikha
 +91-33-2467-8309 / 9180
  placement@iimcal.ac.in
Guided Admission

Faculty

Student Faculty Ratio
FACULTY STUDENT RATIO
1:8

40 PHD faculty

     90 faculty

Vipul Mathur
Position: Assistant Professor
Speciality: Economics
Abhishek Goel
Position: Professor
Balram Avittathur
Position: Professor
Speciality: Operations Management
Chetan Joshi
Position: Professor
Speciality: Behavioural Sciences
C Panduranga Bhatta
Position: Professor
Speciality: Business Ethics & Communication Group

Successful Alumni

Awards

Distinguished Alumnus Award

The eligibility for this award is an alumnus of IIM Calcutta who is not currently working at IIM Calcutta and who has not received the award earlier.

Scholarship

Merit cum Means Scholarship

The Government of India offers Merit cum Means Scholarship to SC/ST students on the basis their performance during admissions.

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