Which college is better for PGDM (MBA) degree, Calcutta Business School (Kolkata) or JK Business School (Gurgaon)?

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Raktim Tarafdar Oct 6, 2020

Both Calcutta Business School, Kolkata, and JK Business School, Gurgaon are private B-Schools with decent facilities for this two-year course. According to the rankings of Business Today rankings of 2019, the JK Business School was ranked at 104 whereas the Calcutta Business School was ranked at 12. Both the universities are approved and accredited by AICTE. 


  • Calcutta Business School accepts CAT/XAT/CMAT/MAT exam scores for admission to PGDM. For final selection, Group Discussion and Personal Interviews are conducted by the institute. In 2019 the closing cutoff for PGDM was 70% (CMAT).
  • JK Business School, Gurgaon accepts MAT/XAT/CAT/GMAT/CMAT/ATMA scores for admission. In 2019 the required cutoff for admission was 65% (CMAT). It also takes Written Ability Test, Group Discussion, and Personal Interviews for the selection.

The total course fee for PGDM at Calcutta Business School and JK Business School, Gurgaon is INR 6.85 Lakhs and INR 5.50 Lakhs. 


Calcutta Business School: In 2019Calcutta Business School, Kolkata had a 100% placement rate. 

  • The highest CTC offered was INR 8.05 LPA and the average was around 4 LPA. 
  • Some of the major recruiters at the institute were Swiggy, Zomato, Byju’s, etc.

JK Business School:

  • The highest CTC received by the students of JK Business School, Gurgaon was 12.40 LPA and the average CTC was 6.2 LPA. 
  • The top recruiters were ICICI Bank, Kotak, LG electronics, etc.

JK Business School, Gurgaon has also tie-ups with IIM Bangalore to offer additional certificate courses like the IIMBx program, CRM course. One of the most popular things about JK Business School is the international exposure given to students. Students get a chance to do a two months course on management at California state university on a scholarship. JK Business School is part of JK Organisation and JKBS which comes under the CSR initiative hence it is a non-profit institution, unlike other private colleges. 

Both the B-Schools are equipped with amenities such as cafeteria, gym, sports complex, and on-campus wifi, etc.

In terms of ROI, international exposure, and placements JK Business School is better than Calcutta Business School.