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Indian Institute of Social Welfare and Business Management (IISWBM), Kolkata  Kolkata, West Bengal

 ESTD 1953
 Private College
 NAAC Ranking - A+
  AICTE, UGC Approved

Indian Institute of Social Welfare and Business Management (IISWBM) , Kolkata

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Latest Updates at IISWBM: IISWBM MBA Day applications for 2024 are now open, with the deadline of 17th December, 2023. CAT Registration 2023 is already closed. Applicants can download their admit cards between 25th October, 2023 and 26th November, 2023. Furthermore, the CAT Exam 2023 will take place on November 26, 2023. GATE 2024 exam will be held on Feb 3, 4, 10, and 11, 2024.

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The Indian Institute of Social Welfare & Business Management is a self-contained graduate business school located in Kolkata, India. It is India’s first institute to offer an MBA degree. The seeds of IISWBM were sown in 1942, when the British government, in need of skilled labor officers for its facilities, particularly its ordnance manufacturers - the Second World War was underway - decided to establish a social welfare training college associated with and adjacent to Calcutta University.

The institute has the AICTE’s approval and is connected to the University of Calcutta. It is the first institution in Asia to provide an MBA degree. It provides a number of graduate, postgraduate diploma, short-term, and research programs in a range of specializations. The college offers post graduate degree in management and the admission are based on entrance exam such as CAT, MAT, GMAT, XAT, ATMA, and Group Discussion Personal Interview(GDPI). The IISWBM features a student activity facility where the students can interact and take part in a variety of activities on the recreational front. Check out the table below for an overview of IISWBM:

(IISWBM) Indian Institute of Social Welfare & Business Management Highlights:

According to "India’s Best B Schools 2014" published by Business Today, it was placed 34th among management schools. According to the Economic Times B-School Survey, IISWBM was ranked 37th overall and 33rd in human resource management. Check out the table below for an overview of IISWBM:

Year of establishment  1953
Institute typePrivate
Location Kolkata, West Bengal
Approved byAICTE
Rank34th - Business Today
33rd - Human Resource Management 
37th - Overall Ranking.
AffiliationUniversity of Calcutta
Academic staff    54 (2023)
Students    538 (2023)
Postgraduates    516 (2023)
Doctoral students    22 (2023)
Mode of education Full-time
Number of courses offered  20+

IISWBM Courses:

Following are the list of courses that IISWBM (Indian Institute of Social Welfare & Business Management) offers: 

Course NameEligibility

MBA (Day)

Honors degree in any discipline with 50% marks (45% in case of SC/ST/PwD) OR LL.B (5-years) OR Graduate in any professional course

MBA (Evening)

Honours degree in any discipline with 50% marks (45% in case of SC/ST/PwD) OR LL.B (5-years) OR Graduate in any professional course 

2 years of minimum work experience in Executive/ Supervisory level

MBA (Public System)

Bachelor’s degree in any discipline with 50% marks

MBA (Human Resource Management)

Honors degree in any discipline with 50% marks (45% in case of SC/ST/PwD) OR Professional degree with 50% marks

Masters in Social Welfare (MSW)

Masters in Retail Management (MRM)

Honors degree in any discipline OR Graduate in any professional course

PGDM (Sports Management)

Bachelor’s degree in any discipline

PGDM (Fire Safety Management)

Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/ Science OR Diploma in Engineering

PGDM (Supply Chain & Logistics Management)

Bachelor’s degree in any discipline. Candidate must have a work experience 

PGDM (Media Management)

Bachelor’s degree in any discipline


Master’s degree in any discipline with 50% marks 

IISWBM Admission Dates 2023:

Following are some of the important dates regarding (IISWBM) Indian Institute of Social Welfare & Business Management Admission -


Upcoming Events

10 Jul ’23 - 29 Aug ’23

MAT 2023 Registration Process PBT

10 Jul ’23 - 30 Aug ’23

MAT 2023 IBT Exam 1 registration

31 Aug ’23

MAT 2023 IBT Exam 1 admit card download

2 Sep ’23

MAT 2023 IBT Exam 1

3 Sep ’23

MAT 2023 PBT

31 Aug ’23 - 3 Sep ’23

MAT 2023 Admit Card PBT Download

10 Jul ’23 - 6 Sep ’23

MAT 2023 IBT Exam 2 registration

10 Jul ’23 - 7 Sep ’23

MAT 2023 IBT Exam 3 registration

7 Sep ’23

MAT 2023 IBT Exam 2 admit card download

8 Sep ’23

MAT 2023 IBT Exam 3 admit card download

9 Sep ’23

MAT 2023 IBT Exam 2

10 Sep ’23

MAT 2023 IBT Exam 3

10 Jul ’23 - 12 Sep ’23

MAT 2023 Registration Process CBT

10 Jul ’23 - 13 Sep ’23

MAT 2023 IBT Exam 4 registration

2 Aug ’23 - 13 Sep ’23

CAT 2023 registration

IISWBM Important Dates 2024:

CAT Dates -

DatesUpcoming Events
August 02, 2023CAT 2023 Registration Starts
September 20, 2023CAT 2023 Registration Closes
October 25, 2023CAT 2023 Admit Card Release
November 26, 2023CAT 2023 Exam Date

MBA (Day) and MBA HRM -

DatesUpcoming Events
December 17, 2023Last Date to Apply

MBA - PS -

DatesUpcoming Events
4th Week of December 2024Start of Application Process
March - May 2024Group Discussion, Interview & Result
2nd Week of July 2024Session Begin


DatesUpcoming Events
May 31, 2024 Last Date to Apply 
June 07, 2024Shortlist of students for WAT, GD & Interview
June 14 & 15, 2024Written Test, Group Discussion & Interview
June 21, 2024 Final Result
July 26, 2024Session Begin


DatesUpcoming Events
June 09. 2024 Last Date to Apply for PGDSM
June 19, 2024Date of Written Examination for PGDSM
June 19, 2024PGDSM Shortlist for GD & PI
June 21 & 22, 2024Group Discussion and Personal Interview for PGDSM
June 23, 2024Final Result Declaration for PGDSM
July 29, 2024Last Date for Admission for Third List of selected candidates

MBA/PGDM Admissions 2023 -

DatesUpcoming Events
7 Nov ’23 - 26 Nov ’23CAT 2023 admit card download
26 Nov ’23CAT 2023 exam
13 Oct ’23 - 28 Nov ’23MAT 2023 Registration Process CBT 1


Here is tabulated information regarding  (IISWBM) Indian Institute of Social Welfare and Business Management, Kolkata -

Duration   Amount
Fee for the 1st YearRs.4,36,000
Fee for the 2nd YearRs.3,94,000
Courses   Fees
MBA/PGDM2.5 L - 7.6 L
PG Diploma77 K - 2.3 L
MSW2.4 L
Executive MBA/PGDM1.5 L
Certificate30 K
M.Phil1.9 L

Read in detail about IISWBM Fees.

IISWBM Admission 2023:

Both online and offline applications are accepted by the Indian Institute of Social Welfare and Business Management, Kolkata from qualified candidates. To fill out an application and pay the application fee using a debit/credit card or net banking, go to the official website. The candidate can acquire an application form at IISWBM, Indian Institute of Social Welfare and Business Management, Kolkata by paying the required application fee in order to submit their application offline. The online form is accessible for students to download and submit to the Institute. One must upload or scan the necessary documents along with the application form when filling it out. 

IISWBM Accepted Exams 2023:

The results of applicants’ scores in the state- or country-level entrance exams determine their eligibility for admission to the institute’s various courses. The table below lists the IISWBM courses as well as the recognized exams:

Course Name

Accepted Entrance Examination




Written Test (conducted by IISWBM)/ UGC NET/ CSIR NET/ SET/ equivalent exam

PG Diploma

Written Test (conducted by IISWBM)

IISWBM Application Process 2023:

Candidates must meet the qualifying requirements before applying for any of the courses at the Indian Institute of Social Welfare and Business Management. Both online and offline submissions are acceptable for the applications. In order to complete the application, candidates can either go to the institute or the official website. Additionally, a form can only be submitted properly after the application money has been paid. The following details the step-by-step online IISWBM application process:

Step 1: Go to the IISWBM’s official website (

Step 2: Enroll in the preferred course.

Step 3: Complete the application.

Step 4: Upload the necessary files.

Step 5: Paying the application fee is step five.

Step 6: Press the ’Submit’ button.

IISWBM Application Fee:

The application fee for the various courses the Management Institute offers is listed below:

Course Name

Application Fee


INR 100


INR 200


INR 300


INR 500


INR 600


INR 700


INR 1,500

The following is a list of the documents that must be included with your application:

  • Original and photocopied mark sheets for classes 10 and 12
  • Certificate and mark sheets for a bachelor’s degree (original and photocopies with self-attestation)
  • (Birth certificate, Class 10 admit card, passport, etc.) as evidence of date of birth
  • Card Aadhar
  • Caste certification (if applicable, SC/ST/NC-OBC)
  • Certificate of Physical Disability, if applicable
  • Certificate of Below Poverty Line status, if applicable
  • Certificate of employment history (or other proof of current employment status)
  • A recent colored passport-size photo

IISWBM Cutoff 2023:

IISWBM MBA/PGDM CAT Cut Off 2021: Year-Wise percentile:

Master of Business Administration (MBA) - IISWBM : CAT percentile Cutoff (General-All India)

Overall 50.35

Also read IISWBM Cutoff.

IISWBM Placements 2023:

The following table lists the main highlights of the IISWBM MBA Day and MBA HRM placements in 2023 as compared to 2022:

Particulars   Placement Statistics (2022)  Placement Statistics (2023)
MBA Day students placed 94% 94% 
MBA Day highest package INR 15 LPA INR 18 LPA
MBA Day average package  INR 8 LPAINR 9 LPA
MBA HRM students placed100% 80%
MBA HRM highest package INR 12 LPAINR 10 LPA
MBA HRM average packageINR 7.09 LPAINR 8 LPA
Course    Median Salary
PG DiplomaINR 5 LPA

According to the recent placement drive, following are the IISWBM placement 2023 statistics -

ParticularsMBA (Day)MBA (HRM)MSWMBA (PS)
Eligible Students Placed96%80%100% -
Highest PackageINR 18 LPAINR 10 LPAINR 13.5 LPAINR 11 LPA
Average PackageINR 9 LPAINR 8 LPAINR 4.05 LPAINR 5.70 LPA
Median PackageINR 10.5 LPAINR 7 LPAINR 3.3 LPAINR 6 LPA
First Time Recruiters25%23%63%35%
Summer Internship100%100%100%100%

Read more about IISWBM Placements.

IISWBM Ranking:

Below is the information on how IISWBM is ranked among various management schools -

  • In Business Today’s "India’s Best B Schools 2014" IISWBM is ranked 34th among Management Schools.
  • According to the Economic Times, IISWBM was placed 33rd in Human Resource Management and 37th overall.
  • The B School operated as the IIMC and IIT Dhanbad Mentor Institute.
  • Under IMS Business school 2020, IISWBM ranked under ‘A’ category. 
  • In the 2020 T.I.M.E. rating, The institute was rated BBB.
  • By Composite Rank 2019, the MBA program is ranked 80th.
  • BW Business World 2019 ranked 86th for MBA.

IISWBM Facilities:

The Indian Institute of Social Welfare and Business Management’s campus is furnished with modern conveniences to meet the demands of the students. Here is a quick summary of the same:

Library: The students have access to a large collection of more than 51,000 volumes, 1000 CD-ROM databases, e-books, and e-journals. Additionally, it has Jgate Plus Platform and EBSCOhost Premier Research subscriptions. 
Hostels: The Institute offers both male and female students from outlying locations access to a comfortable hostel facility. To provide housing for the students, a 4-story hostel has just been built on the site. 
Computer Centre: It is equipped with all the most cutting-edge tools to make the institute’s academic and administrative tasks easier. The centre also offers wireless and LAN systems for internet connectivity.
Auditorium: Stage and audio-visual equipment are both well-designed in the auditorium. The institute uses it for events including meetings, performances, and interactive sessions to involve both faculty and students. 

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