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08th Aug, 2018 - 22nd Sep, 2018
IIM Calcutta is one of the top most institutions of India for management education. This institute strives to equip the students with respect to today’s scenario to face upcoming challenges in tomorrow. IIM-C offers a two year full-time residential program in management, Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGP-PGDM).This program is committed to develop business fundamentals in areas of marketing, finance, Economics & Operations management.
Candidates with bachelor degree along with at least 50% marks in aggregate from a recognized institution or university can only apply for PGP PGDM at the institute. Students must also possess valid CAT (GMAT for foreign nationals) score in order to be eligible for admission to IIM-C MBA program.
There are two ways for admissions to the PGP PGDM: one for Indian students and the other is for overseas candidates. The admission proceedings and application processes for both are different. Final selection of a candidate will depend on CAT score, Academic weightage, Academic Diversity Factor for Bachelor Degree (ADFB) & Performance in WAT & PI.
Students looking for admission have to apply online through the official website of CAT test. Completely filled-in applications should be submitted online along with the prescribed processing fee within the stipulated time.
08th Aug, 2018 - 22nd Sep, 2018
|Registration window for CAT||08th Aug - 22nd Sep , 2018|
|CAT Exam Date||04th Dec, 2018|
Candidates must possess the minimum qualification in order to apply for CAT as discussed below:
Note 1: A recognized university is one which is constituted by an act of the Central or State Legislature. It also includes any university or institute which is established by an act of Parliament or is declared as Deemed to be University under Section 3 of the UGC Act of 1956.
Note 2: In case of Universities which award grades or CGPA, but do not have a procedure for conversion of grades to percentage, the equivalent percentage will be calculated by the given process:
(Candidate’s CGPA/Maximum CGPA) X 100 = Equivalent Percentage
Students seeking admission to MBA program at IIMC should apply through official CAT website. The registration fee is INR 1700/- (For General and NC-OBC candidates) and INR 850/- (For SC/ST/ OBC candidates).
For admission to IIM Calcutta, candidates will have to select the name of program offered at the institutes as per their preference. Along with the preference for program, candidates also have to enter their choice of city for interview.
PGP-PGDM is a two year full time residential program. This course involves a mandatory credit based curriculum & a non-credit based mandatory summer internship. Criteria for shortlisting & final selection for PGP-PGDM is discussed as:
STAGE 1: Includes the basic criteria to be considered for PI:
Candidates are required to obtain minimum sectional cutoff in order to score optimum marks.
|Open||≥ 80||≥ 80||≥ 80||≥ 90|
|NC-OBC||≥ 75||≥ 75||≥ 75||≥ 85|
|SC||≥ 65||≥ 65||≥ 65||≥ 70|
|ST||≥ 60||≥ 60||≥ 60||≥ 70|
|DA||≥ 65||≥ 65||≥ 65||≥ 70|
Candidates, who will score minimum desired marks in above mentioned sections, will only be shortlisted for further calculation of composite score.
Note: Students must keep in mind that actual sectional marks may be much higher than the minimum marks listed above, as shortlisting for PI is done on the basis of individual composite score.
Calculation of Composite score for STAGE I:
Composite score will be calculated on the basis of marks of class Xth, XIIth& gender diversity factor. Marks will be optimized on the basis of rules given below:
|Marks in Xth (%)||Points to be considered||Marks in XIIth (%)||Points to be considered|
|≥ 75 and < 80||8||≥ 75 and < 80||8|
|≥ 70 and < 75||6||≥ 70 and < 75||6|
|≥ 65 and < 70||4||≥ 65 and < 70||4|
|≥ 60 and < 65||2||≥ 60 and < 65||2|
|< 60||0||< 60||0|
In order to compute the percentage of marks for Xth & XIIth standard, authorities will consider all the subjects mentioned on the marks sheet issued by the board irrespective of whether the board has considered those subjects for percentage calculation or not.
Composite score will be used to shortlist the candidates for PI round. Below listed table is presenting the idea to calculate corresponding category wise weightage.
|Components||Weightage||Criteria of Calculation|
|CAT Score||28||(A/B) x 28|
|Class X marks||10||With respect to calculation of composite score|
|Class XII marks||10||With respect to calculation of composite score|
|Gender Diversity Parameter||2||2 points will be awarded to promote gender diversity|
Where, A= Candidate’s CAT score
B= CAT score
Criteria for Final selection for PGP-PGDM: Final selection will be made on the basis of merit in each category.
|Personal Interview (PI)||24|
|Written Ability Test (WAT)||5|
|*Academic Diversity Factor for Bachelor’s degree (ADFB)||For graduation degree mentioned here, ADFB=2 For others, ADFB=0|
*Students with any of the graduation degree will be considered for admission: BA, BA (H), B.Sc, B.Sc.(H), BS, B.Com, B.Com(H), BCA, BBA, B.Pharm, LL.B, MBBS, BDS or any other Non-Engineering degree, which are not mentioned above.
In case of work experience, maximum 4 points will be awarded (depending on the duration of service). Only managerial work experience will be considered after degree, no other project work, training or work in academic department will be considered.
Candidates may confirm their total earned points with respect to total number of months of service in this way:
|PGP & PGP-SM||PGP-ABM|
|Academic Record (12M + GM)||5+5||5+5|
|Diversity Factor (DFa + DFb)||5||5|
|Written Ability Test (WAT)||10||10|
|Personal Interview (PI)||40||40|
Admission Policy for Overseas candidates
Students, living or working outside India will be considered as overseas candidate. However, those candidates who are expected to be in India in during the period of CAT will not be eligible to apply under overseas category.
Shortlisting criteria for PI:
At this stage equivalent GMAT percentile will be calculated corresponding to its CAT score. At second stage, composite score will be calculated in the same manner as for CAT aspirants. Shortlisted students are required to appear for PI & WAT at IIMC during February-March. Interviews will be conducted at Kolkata, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Mumbai & New-Delhi only.
Students are required to apply through the official website of the institute in which he/she want to take admission. Documents required to be uploaded along with the application are:
User Facts: Application fee for overseas candidates is US $150. GMAT institute Code number for IIMC is 7003
*The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College