Indian Institute of Management - [IIMC], Kolkata

Indian Institute of Management - [IIMC], Kolkata

Kolkata, West Bengal UGC Estd 1961 Autonomous University

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Indian Institute of Management (IIM Calcutta) is the 1st Indian Institute of Management to be established in India. The institute provides Post Graduate, Executive and Doctoral level programs in the field of management. Admission is done through a valid CAT or GMAT score.  Being established for 50 years, the Institute has consistently seen a high number of recruiters and students have served in reputed firms across the world. 

It is widely considered to be one of the best business schools in the world for finance-related courses. The PGDBA (Post Graduate Diploma in Business Analytics) has been ranked as 14 all over the world in the QS Masters of Business Analytics survey. It is ranked topmost in employability.

IIM Calcutta Highlights

Established | Type1961 | Public Institute
AccreditationsAMBA, EQUIS, and AACSB
RankingNIRF: 3rd among management institutes
Campus Area135 acres
Total Students1016 (Male: 736 | Female: 280)
Total Faculty95 (incl. 94 Ph.D. holders)
Type of ProgramsPG, Doctoral and Executive
Admission CriteriaEntrance Exam
Alumni Members6000+
Partner InstitutesBocconi University, Italy
Copenhagen Business School, Denmark
Ivey Business School, Canada
Olin Business School, USA
Official Websitehttps://www.iimcal.ac.in

IIM Calcutta Rankings

Tabulated below are the latest achievements of the Management Institute in India and abroad:

Body/ MagazineRankYear
NIRF 26th in the overall category2019
NIRF 3rd among management institutes2019
The Economic Times5th among management category2019
Financial Express3rd in the overall category2019

IIM Calcutta Courses

Tabulated below are the courses offered by the management institute at different levels:

Course NameEligibility
MBABachelor’s Degree with at least 50% marks (45% for reserved category)
A valid score in CAT
MBA Executive (MBA Ex.)Bachelor’s degree in any discipline
5 years of professional/managerial experience
Valid GMAT score
PGPEx.-VLMEngineering Degree
4.5 to 10 years of work experience
PGDBAMaster’s degree with 60% marks in aggregate
Ph.D.Master’s degree in any discipline with 50% marks
CA with a minimum of 50% marks (OR) CS with 55% marks
Must have a valid score in CAT exam or other exams like GMAT/ UGC-NET/JRF

IIM Calcutta Fees

Tabulated below is the fee structure of the programs offered at the Indian Institute of Management Calcutta:

Course NameTotal Fees
MBAINR 22,60,000
MBA Executive (MBA Ex.)INR 27,00,000
PGPEx.-VLMINR 11,25,000
PGDBAINR 22,60,000

Check: IIM Calcutta Fees

IIM Calcutta Admissions

The candidates fulfilling the eligibility criteria can apply for admission through the official website of the Institute. For MBA and Ph.D., the candidate must register themselves on the official website of CAT, to be eligible for admission. Following are the exams accepted by the Institute for admission in its academic program:

Course NameAccepted Exam ScoreRead More
MBACATClick here 
MBA Ex.GMATClick here
Ph.D.UGC-NET/ GMAT/ CAT/ GATE/ GRE/ UGC-JRFClick here 

Minimum marks required for shortlisting process

CategorySection - I (QA)Section - II (DILR)Section - III (VA)Total Percentile
OPEN≥ 75≥ 80≥ 80≥ 85
NC-OBC≥ 65≥ 65≥ 70≥ 75
EWS≥ 65≥ 65≥ 70≥ 75
SC≥ 60≥ 60≥ 65≥ 70
ST≥ 55≥ 55≥ 55≥ 65
PWD≥ 55≥ 55≥ 55≥ 65

Candidates who secure the above-mentioned minimum percentile in CAT in respective categories will only be considered for calculation of their composite score in Stage II. The Composite Score is calculated by computing the percentage of marks (Class 10 and Class 12) and assigning weights to different components such as:

  • CAT Score
  • Class 10 marks
  • Class 12 marks
  • Marks in the Bachelor’s Degree 
  • Gender Diversity Factor

The maximum points assigned to the candidates who score 80% or above in Class Xth or XIIth will be 10 and 15 points respectively. The final selection is derived as per the following criterion. The corresponding weights against each parameter are listed below, which are further used for the preparation of the category-wise merit list.

ParametersWeights
CAT Score30
Personal Interview (PI)48
Written Ability Test (WAT)10
Point awarded for Academic Diversity at Bachelor’s level for Non-Engineering degree04
Work Experience08
Total100

Note: The Institute has altered its weightage parameters for the purpose of shortlisting by increasing the weightage assigned to the academic performance- 56% weightage for the CAT score and 44% for the academics hence, making it more beneficial for candidates from all academic backgrounds.

  • For admission in PGP Ex. and PGDBA, the Institute conducts an aptitude test and personal interview of the eligible candidates. To apply, one must visit the official website of the Indian Institute of Management Calcutta and fill an application form. To submit the form, the candidates must pay INR 2000 as an application fee.
  • The institute also provides a doctoral program under 11 specializations, admission to the same will be granted on the basis of CAT/GMAT/UGC NET. To apply for admission to any of the courses, the candidates must visit the official website of CAT. An application fee needs to pay by candidate of INR 1900 to while submitting the form. One can also take admission through referrals, wherein they need to contact the referees in order to initiate the recommendation process.

Click here: IIM Calcutta Admission

IIM Calcutta Placements

The institute witnessed a great improvement in the placement drive for this year. The following are the placement statistics of the academic programs offered at the Institute. 

PGDBA Placement Statistics 

Total Batch Size52
Average Package OfferedINR 22.89 LPA
Highest Package OfferedINR 47.02 LPA
Median Package OfferedINR 21.36 LPA
Average work experience of students25 months

MBAEx Placement Highlights 2018-19

Total Batch Size66
Average work experience of students8.3 years
Highest CTC offeredINR 124.9 LPA
Mean CTC offeredINR 26.98 LPA
Total number of offers made62
Total companies participated69

PGPEx Placement Statistics

Average Domestic SalaryINR 23.67 LPA
Highest SalaryINR 89.25 LPA
Total number of companies65
Total no. of offers made61
Total no. of students participated68

The major recruiters of the institute include Accenture, Amazon, Cognizant, Ford, HSBC, Sutherland, The VKC Group, Vector, OYO Rooms, Trident Group, Swiggy, Nissan Digital, Guiltfree Industries, Invest Punjab, Udaan, Spencers, Lynk Logistics, etc.

Read More: IIM Calcutta Placements

IIM Calcutta Scholarships

A number of scholarships sponsored by different companies like Aditya Birla Group, Ratan Tata Trust, T. Thomas Scholarship are available for the deserving students. These scholarships are available on the basis of merit and various criteria. Some of them are the following:

  • B.P. Poddar Scholarship
  • India Carbon Scholarship
  • T. T. Krishnamachari Award
  • Dr. K. Nath Public Trust Award
  • BPL Prize
  • TIL Scholarship
  • IIMC Alumni Association, Calcutta Chapter Prize
  • Dr. B. C. Roy Memorial Gold & Silver Medals
  • Chairman's Prize
  • John Wynne Prize

Check: IIM Calcutta Scholarship

IIM Calcutta Facilities

The Institute has one of the best infrastructures for both students and faculty members. It has world-class classrooms and academic buildings to facilitate learning in a better way. Following are some of the facilities offered:

  1. Library: It has a collection of more than 1.6 lakh volumes of books, 500 journals, and 40,000 online journals. The library is considered to be one of the best management libraries in Asia. It is fully equipped with modern facilities and computerized services.
  2. Computing Facilities: There is a network of around 1000 computers, 4 digital Alpha servers, and 7 Novell file servers. It also has an internet network for the students to easily access the resources available online. 
  3. Hostels: The Institute comprises of a total of 3 hostels namely White Hostel, New Hostel, and Old Hostel. Old Hostel is a co-ed hostel with a separate building for female students, whereas the other two hostels are for boys. They are designed in a homely way to help the students easily adjust t a new environment. 
  4. Auditorium: Indian Institute of Management Calcutta has one of the best academic campuses in the country. The auditorium of the institute has a seating capacity of 750 seats. It is equipped with the ultra-modern and professional light system.  

IIM Calcutta Faculty

Given below are the details of some of the faculty members teaching at the Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta:

Prof. Rajesh Babu Ravindran

  • Qualifications: LL.B., LL.M., M.Phil, and Ph.D.
  • Awards: Global Scholar, Hague Academy of International Law, Legal Affairs Division, Center for Studies and Research

Prof. Abhishek Goel

  • Qualifications: MBA and Ph.D.
  • Awards: Research Fellowship; Chaudhary Padmanabhan Pant Award; Full Scholarship at Young Scientist Program; Japan International Cooperation Agency

Prof. Anindya Sen

  • Qualifications: B.A., M.A., and Ph.D.
  • Awards: Merit Certificate, National Scholarship; All-University Pre-Doctoral Merit Fellowship; The J.C. Sinha Economics Prize; Prof. Panchanan Chakraborty Memorial Award

Prof. Debashis Saha

  • Qualifications: B.E., M.Tech, and Ph.D.
  • Awards: Best Paper Award in Sierre; Fellow of West Bengal Academy of Science & Technology; Young Faculty Award; Best Poster Paper Award.

Prof. Megha Sharma

  • Qualifications: B.Tech and Fellow at IIM Ahmedabad
  • Awards: Recipient of Gargi Puraskar; Industrial Finance Corporation of India Thesis Proposal Award; Prof. M.M. Dandekar Memorial Gold Medal

Know more: IIM Calcutta Faculty

IIM Calcutta FAQs

Ques. What are the documents to be sent along with the application form?

Ans. The list of documents to be sent is as follows:

  • Duly filled-in application form
  • Application fee paid by demand draft 
  • GMAT scorecard
  • Proof of proficiency in English, if applicable
  • Self-attested scanned copies of original certificates and mark sheets/transcripts of examinations passed / degrees obtained.
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Two Letters of Recommendation

Ques. What is the average batch strength at the Indian Institute of Management Calcutta?

Ans. The strength of the batch varies from year to year as per the Institute requirements. At present, a total of 280 students studying in MBA, 210 in MBA Executive and 15 in Ph.D. 

Ques. I do not have a GMAT score. Am I eligible for applying to PGPEX-VLM?

Ans. Yes, you are eligible for the course. GMAT/ GRE score is not mandatory for taking admission in the course. If you have the score, it will be treated as a part of your academic record. However, the institute selects candidates only on the basis of aptitude test at institute level.

Ques. What is the structure of the Aptitude test taken for admission in PGPEX-VLM?

Ans. The aptitude test will be of 2 hours under which the test comprises of 3 parts. Part I consists of analytical ability, Part II for verbal abilities, and Part III is for engineering aptitude. There will be a 25% negative marking in the Aptitude Test. The venue and timings for the aptitude test will be provided by VLM office itself.

Ques. I am a final year student of Engineering can I apply for the Doctoral program at the Indian Institute of Management Calcutta?

Ans. Yes, you can apply for the program at the Institute. However, if selected, you will be provisionally admitted until you furnish all the documents satisfying the eligibility criteria. The deadline for submitting the final year documents is 31st December of the year of admission.

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College Admission Reviews

nitesh mishra , Batch: Pgpex- vlm-2018

8.3/10

"You have to write one entrance exam. This is for core background students. Total 40 candidates are selected. 1st written test & then Viva is done. GMAT score is also seen, it is better to have a good score."   Read More

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Devanshu Verma , PGDM, Pursued: 1

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College Admission Reviews

nitesh mishra , Batch: Pgpex- vlm-2018

8.3/10

"You have to write one entrance exam. This is for core background students. Total 40 candidates are selected. 1st written test & then Viva is done. GMAT score is also seen, it is better to have a good score."   Read More

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Devanshu Verma , PGDM, Pursued: 1

8/10

"CAT 99.34%ile It is the college that offers great freedom along with academics, so I chose this institute so that I can also concentrate on other activities like startup."   Read More





College Admission Reviews

nitesh mishra , Batch: Pgpex- vlm-2018

8.3/10

"You have to write one entrance exam. This is for core background students. Total 40 candidates are selected. 1st written test & then Viva is done. GMAT score is also seen, it is better to have a good score."   Read More

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Devanshu Verma , PGDM, Pursued: 1

8/10

"CAT 99.34%ile It is the college that offers great freedom along with academics, so I chose this institute so that I can also concentrate on other activities like startup."   Read More


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College Admission Reviews

nitesh mishra , Batch: Pgpex- vlm-2018

8.3/10

"You have to write one entrance exam. This is for core background students. Total 40 candidates are selected. 1st written test & then Viva is done. GMAT score is also seen, it is better to have a good score."   Read More

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Devanshu Verma , PGDM, Pursued: 1

8/10

"CAT 99.34%ile It is the college that offers great freedom along with academics, so I chose this institute so that I can also concentrate on other activities like startup."   Read More


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nitesh mishraPgpex- vlmBatch : 2018
8.3
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Best b-school, great teachers and good studies ambience. They take care of students interest. Very H

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It's a great college. Dream college of many students. They have great faculties and clubs. Also college ambience is positive to study, develop yourself or to involve in extra curricular.


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A distinguished journey

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College is very good, infact, the epitome in the field of management. But inspite of being in such hallowed portals, it does not create pressure for the students.


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Martand ShuklaExecutive MbaBatch : 2014
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Management Studies with life living !!!

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9.3 /10

One of the finest place to study and practice. atmosphere is very hot for kolkata but 1 year was my bet ever experience. the are offering the best study and class of living.


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Saptarshi RoyPGPBatch : 2010
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Wonderful ambience

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7.7 /10

Though there are minor instances of mismanagement been observed, however, they didn't reflect the overall rating of this B-School as compared to other B-Schools in India.


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Alamgir ShaikhMBABatch : 2015
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Excellent campus placements

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6.7 /10

After all the college is very much suitable for the management aspirants to be a successful professional.


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Tarun JainPGDMBatch : 2004
9.5
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IIMC a great journey and learning experience

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9.5 /10

IT was a great learning experience for me. I could not be what I am without what I learned in the college.


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Aravindan PEPGBMBatch : 2012
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Exposure to Managerial Studies

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8.5 /10

Overall experience of doing Executive Education at IIM C was really good. They have tie up with very good institutes like Hughes, NIIT Imperia etc. , It is worth studying this course.


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Vikram GPGPBatch : 2012
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Improve branding and increase the effort in getting ranking agencies to include the campus. At some points, rankings do come into the selection critieria of aspiring students/faculty.


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Ajit PrabhakarPGDMPursued 1st year
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9.8 /10

We have the CEMS and STEP programme (foreign exchange program) in which more than 150 students participate every year. IIM Calcutta is also amongst the very few campus accredited to AMBA (Association of MBA), AASCB. Campus life of 2 year away from the hus


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Dhruvin ShethPost Graduate Diploma In ManagementPursued 2nd Year
7.8
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The Joka experience

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7.8 /10

The college campus houses 7 lakes and is known for its scenic beauty. The premises are kept clean and neat.The campus is student-run as students hold key positions in the administration being part of the student council which not only gives the students a


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Diamond Harbour Road, Joka
Kolkata - 700104
West Bengal , India

0.14KmJoka
0.98KmJoka Metro railway station

033-24678300 , 24381387 , 24531934 , Board Office - 24535037 , Admissions Office - 24679178 , Accreditation Office - 24381310

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chitiz

need to do phd in subjects of business admistration

24 Sep, 2017 00:10
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Sakshi Garg Expert

Hi Chitiz, This College does not provide any Ph.D. program.

28 Sep, 2017 19:29
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course fee of mba in two year

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