IIM Calcutta: B-School info


Founded in 1961, IIM Calcutta – (Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta) was the 1st Institute for postgraduate courses & research in the field of management. In year 2019, IIM Calcutta was ranked 3rd in NIRF ranking for the top 100 B-school in India. Institute also enjoys the partnership of more than 85 institutes across the world.

The institute offers the wide range of management programs such as MBA (Master of Business Administration), MBAEx (Master of Business Administration for Executives), PGPX-VLM (Post Graduate Program for Executives for Visionary Leadership in Manufacturing), and PGD-BA (Post Graduate Diploma in Business Analytics), etc.

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Admission Process 

The selection process at IIM Calcutta comprises the following parameters:

  • CAT Score
  • Performance in the Written Ability Test (WAT) conducted by IIMC
  • Performance in the Personal Interview conducted by IIMC
  • Past academic performance
  • Quality of work experience (if any)

The final selection is based on the merit of the applicants in each category. However, aspirants must have a Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of 50% marks or equivalent CGPA. Students appearing for their final year of graduation can also apply. The institute follows the reservation policy of the Central Educational Institutions (CEIs) for admissions.

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Placement and Salary 

IIM Calcutta has a history for delivering exceptional employment opportunities to its students. The placement session starts from March after the completion of the courses. Most of the candidates at IIMC secure very attractive job offers at the end of their internships. As per the placement update, for 2019 batch, 442 participants got the job offer on the 1st day of the recruitment process. The highest CTC offered was INR 72 Lakh/ annum; median CTC offered was INR 23.75 Lakh/ annum; and the average CTC offered was INR 25.40 Lakh/ annum.

The top companies of the world visited the IIM Calcutta for the recruitment such as Amazon, Bank of America, Goldman Sachs, McKinsey & Co., Merrill Lynch, Hindustan Unilever, Mahindra and Microsoft.

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IIM Calcutta provides a variety of scholarship opportunities to meritorious students.

BP Poddar Scholarships & India Carbon scholarships offered for 1st year PGDM candidates. Other scholarships like T. Thomas Scholarship sponsored by Ratan Tata Trust , HUL , Aditya Birla Group and OP Jindal Engineering & Management Scholarship are also available. Along with this, for deserving SC/ST candidates having disabilities based on their academic performance, NTPC Awards and Scholarships are also offered.

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Foreign Exchange Programmes

With the AIM to provide better exposure to the students while pursuing their management studies, IIMC offers foreign exchange opportunities. Students get to spend a term in a partner foreign university or institute. Some of these institutes are the London School of Economics, Louvain School of Management, Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University, and Vienna University of Economics & Business. Apart from educational learning, selected candidates get a chance to interact with people from different cultures as well.

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IIM Calcutta: Key highlights

Established In Year1961
Also Known AsIIM Calcutta
Accepted ExamsCAT Score
Popular CoursesMBA/ MBAEx
Total Courses26 courses across 3 streams

Courses & Fees Offered

IIM Calcutta offers 26 courses in 3 streams and 10 specializations

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Post Graduate Program in Management

  • Fees – INR 20.00 Lakh
  • Mode of Study: Full Time
  • Duration: 2 years

Executive PGPM

  • Fees – INR 22.00 Lakh
  • Mode of Study: Full Time
  • Duration: 1 year

Post Graduate Diploma in Business Analytics

  • Fees – INR 20.00 Lakh
  • Mode of Study: Full Time
  • Duration: 2 years

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Advanced Programme in Data Sciences (APDS)

  • Fees – INR 3.30 Lakh
  • Mode of Study: Part-Time
  • Duration: 1 year

Executive Programme for Banking and Financial Sector (EPBFS)

  • Fees – INR 1.60 Lakh
  • Mode of Study: Part-Time
  • Duration: 1 year

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Executive Programme in Human Resource Management (EPHRM)

  • Fees – INR 1.80 Lakh
  • Mode of Study: Part-Time
  • Duration: 1 year

Executive PGP for Visionary Leadership in Manufacturing

  • Fees – INR 11.25 Lakh
  • Mode of Study: Full Time
  • Duration: 1 year

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  • IIM Calcutta is among Asia’s finest management institute.
  • There is a world-class teaching infrastructure which is continually updated to facilitate learning at IIM Calcutta
  • To develop a repository of teaching cases & thesis, which can be used by the Faculty of a management institute in India and abroad, IIM Calcutta established the Case Research Center (IIMCCRC)


  • Library
  • Cafeteria
  • Hostel
  • Sports Complex
  • Gym
  • Hospital / Medical Facilities
  • Wi-Fi Campus
  • Shuttle Service
  • Auditorium
  • Music Room
  • Dance Room
  • A/C Classrooms
  • Convenience Store
  • Labs

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IIM C India’s First B-School to Earn Both AACSB and AMBA Accreditation

PGPEX awarded MBA accreditation by AMBA. Only prog. at IIM C to make the cut.

FT ranks IIM Calcutta’s & IIM Ahmedabad’s PGP in MIM ranking. MBA aspirants take note.

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