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Indian Institute of Management - [IIMC], Kolkata

Indian Institute of Management - [IIMC], Kolkata

Kolkata, West Bengal UGC Estd 1961 Autonomous University

IIM Calcutta PGPEX-VLM Admission 2016

Indian Institute of Management Calcutta (IIMC) invites applications from eligible candidates for admission to one year full time Post Graduate Programmes for Executives for Visionary Leadership in Manufacturing (PGPEX - VLM) Program for the academic year 2016-17. The batch size for 2016‐17 session will be 40.

Apart from this programme, IIMC offers various management programmes. Check courses running under IIMC

Important Dates for PGPEX-VLM admission

Last date of submission of Application Form

November 30, 2015

Announcement of Short listed candidates for test & Interview

December 7, 2015

Aptitude test and Interview at IIM Calcutta

December 20, 2015

Announcement of Final list of selected candidates and waiting list candidates.

December 20, 2015

Last date of submitting acceptance of offer with deposit

January 15, 2016

Activation of waiting list , if required

January 18, 2016

Last date of acceptance of offer with deposit

February 15, 2016

Registration for Admission from 10:00 a.m. at IIM Calcutta

April 1, 2016

Commencement of Academic Session

April 4, 2016


PGPEX-VLM Program, one-year full time residential program has a built in manufacturing focus that helps to appreciate an industry's metamorphosis in competitive times. The course is being conducted jointly by 3 premier institutes of India viz. IIM Calcutta, IIT Kanpur & IIT Madras.Get the fee structure of PGPEX-VLM programme

Eligibility criteria for PGPEX-VLM Programme

Educational Qualification: The candidate should have passed a first‐class graduate degree in engineering field with First Division/First Class Marks from SLC/Madhyamik.

Work Experience:

  • For Self sponsored candidates (not in service): - Minimum 4½ to maximum 10 (ten) years of work experience in manufacturing, engineering and related sector; holding responsibilities in production planning and control, research, design and development, quality control, plant engineering, maintenance, supply chain, construction etc.
  • Sponsored candidates need to have minimum 4½ (four and half) years work experience only
  • Candidates on study leave also need to have minimum 4½ years work experience only.

How to apply for admission of PGPEX-VLM 2016?

The aspiring candidates can apply both online and offline mode for admission of PGPEX-VLM before November 30, 2015. They can apply for PGPEX-VLM with the help of following steps:

Through Online Mode:

Step 1: Visit website of IIM Calcutta and Click on "Apply Online" button

Step 2: Fill required details for registration then click on "Submit" button

Step 3: After Click, application form window will be open

Step 4: Fill all details and make payment

Step 5: After complete all above process, Click on "Submit" button

Through Offline Mode:

Step 1: Visit official website of IIM Calcutta

Step 2: Click on “Application Form-PDF” button

Step 3: Fill all required details in application form

Step 4: Send filled Application Form with declaration etc. and a demand draft of Application Processing Fee of Rs.2,500/-drawn in favour of Indian Institute of Management Calcutta and payable in Kolkata should reach by November 30, 2015 by Registered Post / Speed Post to:


Indian Institute of Management Calcutta,

Joka, Diamond Harbour Road,

Kolkata – 700104

Selection Procedure for PGPEX‐VLM

Selection of candidates will be made on the basis of his/her academic background, which has to be consistently first division/first class from school (SLC/Madhyamik) Board Exam level to graduation level, relevant work experience, employer’s recommendations, performance in the Aptitude Test and Personal Interview to be conducted jointly by IIMC, IITK and IITM.

About Aptitude Test taken by IIM Salcutta

All candidates short‐listed on the basis of Application Form will have to appear in the Aptitude Test. The tentative date of the Aptitude Test is Sunday, December 20, 2015, the test would be conducted from 10:00 am. Short listed candidates after the Aptitude Test would have to appear for a Personnel Interview on the same date at IIM Calcutta. The venue of the Aptitude Test will be at Indian Institute of Management, Kolkata.

Structure of the Aptitude Test

The duration of the Aptitude Test is 2 hours. The test comprises three parts. Part I consists of analytical ability, Part II verbal abilities and Part III engineering aptitude. There will be 25% negative marking in the Aptitude Test.


PGPEX VLM Office, Indian Institute of Management Calcutta,

Joka, Diamond Harbour Road, Kolkata – 700104

Contact No:

Ph.: +91-33-24678300,


Last Updated - 07 Nov 2015

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