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Indian Institute of Management - [IIMC], Kolkata

  • West Bengal
  • Estd 1961
  • Autonomous Institute
  • UGC

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About Indian Institute of Management Kolkata

Indian Institute of Management IIM Kolkata was established in 1961 in collaboration with Alfred P. Sloan School of Management (MIT), the Government of West Bengal, The Ford Foundation and Indian industry.

It is the first national institute for Post-Graduate studies and Research in Management by the Government of India and a single institute with triple accreditation, AMBA, EQUIS, and AACSB. IIM Kolkata is a member of the Global Alliance in Management Education.

The institute is widely considered to be one of the best business schools in the world for finance. IIM Kolkata provides many Postgraduate, Executive and Doctoral level programs in Management. IIM Kolkata PG admission is based on CAT or GMAT score. 

Facilities

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  • Sports

  • Gym

  • Medical

  • Cafeteria

  • Library

  • Auditorium

  • Hostel

  • Security

  • Transport

  • Communication Centre

  • Wi-Fi Campus

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Attributes
Name Indian Institute of Management - [IIMC], Kolkata
Year of Establishment Estd 1961
Type Public
Exam Frequency Deemed to be University
Approvals & Recognitions UGC
Courses Undergraduate, Postgraduate, Doctoral
Location Kolkata, West Bengal
Email dean_acad@iimcal.ac.in, mbaadmissions@iimcal.ac.in, mbaadmissions@iimcal.ac.in
Contact Details 033-24678300, 24381387, 24531934, Board Office - 24535037, Admissions Office - 24679178, Accreditation Office - 24381310
Website http://www.iimcal.ac.in

Why Choose Indian Institute of Management Kolkata

There are lot of reasons to choose this institution for management education. Over the years, IIMC has grown into a mature institution with global reputation, imparting high quality management education. It has been playing a pioneering role in professionalising Indian management through its post graduate and doctoral level programs, executive training programs, research and consulting activities.

Organisation has blossomed into one of Asia's finest Business Schools. Its strong ties to the business community make it an effective mechanism for the promotion of professional management practices in Indian organizations. Today, IIM Calcutta attracts the best talent in India - a melting pot of academia, industry and research. The best and brightest young men and women pursue its academic programs.

Enviroment on the campus is very impressive as it offers the students and faculty lot of opportunities for enhancing personal and intellectural  growth. The campus includes world-class teaching infrastructure and academic buildings designed and continually updated to facilitate learning. Thanks to our supportive alumni, the school has never had to compromise in creating these exceptional facilities.

Indian Institute of Management Kolkata PG Courses

The institution offers postgraduate courses in management and students who have the required eligibility condition can apply for them. Those who have passed bachelors degree in the relevant from a recognised educational institution can submit applications to gain admisison in postgraduate courses. Students who have passed postgraduation in relevant discipline can apply for PhD courses.

These courses are taught by faculty who are highly qualified and they leave no stone unturned to ensure students get the best of the knowledge. More details about the postgraduate courses are provided in the table below and students can refer them for more information:

MBA

A candidate must hold a Bachelor’s Degree, with at least 50% marks or equivalent CGPA [45% in case of the candidates belonging to Scheduled Caste (SC), Scheduled Tribe (ST) and Persons with Disability (PwD) categories], awarded by any of the Universities incorporated by an Act of the central or state legislature in India or other educational institutions established by an Act of Parliament or declared to be deemed as a University under Section 3 of the UGC Act, 1956, or possess an equivalent qualification recognized by the Ministry of HRD, Government of India. The percentage of marks obtained by the candidate in the bachelor’s degree would be calculated based on the practice followed by the college/institution/university from where the candidate has obtained the degree. In case a candidate is awarded grades/CGPA instead of marks, the conversion of grades/CGPA to percentage of marks would be based on the procedure certified by the college/institution/university from where bachelor’s degree has been obtained. In case the college/institution/university confirms that they do not have any scheme for converting CGPA into equivalent marks, the equivalence would be established by dividing the candidate’s CGPA by the maximum possible CGPA and multiplying the result with 100.

For candidates who have completed an integrated masters or dual degree directly after their 12th/HSC, the percentage of marks obtained as per the college/institution/university which is considered as equivalent to the bachelor’s degree will be considered. In case the dual degree for UG and PG marks are not separated by the college/institution/university, the PG marks shall be considered as a UG marks for eligibility and used for deriving composite scores in any stage of admission process.

Candidates appearing for the final year of bachelor’s degree/equivalent qualification examination and those who have completed the degree requirements and are awaiting results can also apply. If selected, such candidates will be allowed to join the programme provisionally, only if he/she submits a certificate latest by June 30, 2023 from the Principal/Registrar of his/her college/institute/university (issued on or before June 30, 2023) stating that the candidate has completed all the requirements for obtaining the bachelor’s degree/equivalent qualification on the date of issue of the certificate. For candidates yet to complete the integrated masters or dual degree directly after the 12th/HSC, the aggregate percentage of marks obtained in all the years/semesters till Aug 3, 2022 will be considered.

Candidates who graduated in the years 2020, 2021 or 2022 or are expected to graduate in 2023, for whom the university did not conduct the exams or did not award marks or CGPA but awarded only pass or pass marks or promotion in one or more years/semesters of bachelor’s degree/equivalent qualification, can also apply. Such candidates will have to submit a certificate from the Principal/Registrar of his/her college/institute/university stating that they did not conduct the exams or did not award marks or CGPA but awarded only pass or pass marks or promotion in one or more years/semesters, as the case may be.

A candidate who has not received his/her graduation results at the time of registration will have to produce certificates and mark sheets in original along with the photocopies as soon as the respective college/institution/university publishes the results, but NOT LATER THAN DECEMBER 31, 2023, failing which his/her registration as a student of IIM Calcutta will be automatically cancelled and he/she will be required to withdraw from the MBA Programme forthwith. Any candidate who submits the mark sheets which do not clearly indicate that he/she has passed the Bachelor’s Degree course or equivalent, and also submits Provisional Certificate from an affiliated College/Institute would, in addition, be required to produce an authorization certificate from the University stating that such an affiliated college/institute is authorized/empowered to issue such a certificate on behalf of the University.

IIM Calcutta reserves its right to verify eligibility at various stages of the selection process. Applicants should note that mere fulfilment of minimum eligibility criteria will not ensure shortlisting by IIM Calcutta at the various stages of the admissions process.

MBA Ex
  • A bachelor's degree (minimum 10+2+3 years of formal education) or equivalent in any discipline
  • At least 5 years of full time post qualification managerial/professional experience as on March 31, 2023.
  • Valid GMAT Score (taken within the last 36 months of application date).
PGPEx-VLM  A pass in graduation or post-graduation in engineering and 4.5 years of work experience. 
PGDBA-Post graduate Diploma in Business Analytics A pass in graduation or post graduation with 60% pass marks. Students who are appearing for the exams or who have appeared for the exams and are waiting for the result can also apply.
PhD A pass in post graduation in the relevant discipline from a recognised educational institution located anywhere in the country. 

Postgraduate Courses Fee

Indian Institute of Management Kolkata PG Fees

There are lot of postgraduate programmes offered at the college and candidates who have confirmed their admission after going through the required procedure can pay the fees. The fees comprises various elements and one of the main component is tuition fees. The tuition fee is cost incurred on studying the course. The other elements of the fee are caution deposit, laboratory charges, library charges.

Tuition fee is commonly featuring element for all courses, the other components like caution deposit, laboratory charges vary from course to a course. Details to pay the fees can be obtained from the authorities concerned at the college. The tuition fee to be paid is mentioned below for the sake of the students:

Rs 11,50,000 MBA

A candidate must hold a Bachelor’s Degree, with at least 50% marks or equivalent CGPA [45% in case of the candidates belonging to Scheduled Caste (SC), Scheduled Tribe (ST) and Persons with Disability (PwD) categories], awarded by any of the Universities incorporated by an Act of the central or state legislature in India or other educational institutions established by an Act of Parliament or declared to be deemed as a University under Section 3 of the UGC Act, 1956, or possess an equivalent qualification recognized by the Ministry of HRD, Government of India. The percentage of marks obtained by the candidate in the bachelor’s degree would be calculated based on the practice followed by the college/institution/university from where the candidate has obtained the degree. In case a candidate is awarded grades/CGPA instead of marks, the conversion of grades/CGPA to percentage of marks would be based on the procedure certified by the college/institution/university from where bachelor’s degree has been obtained. In case the college/institution/university confirms that they do not have any scheme for converting CGPA into equivalent marks, the equivalence would be established by dividing the candidate’s CGPA by the maximum possible CGPA and multiplying the result with 100.

For candidates who have completed an integrated masters or dual degree directly after their 12th/HSC, the percentage of marks obtained as per the college/institution/university which is considered as equivalent to the bachelor’s degree will be considered. In case the dual degree for UG and PG marks are not separated by the college/institution/university, the PG marks shall be considered as a UG marks for eligibility and used for deriving composite scores in any stage of admission process.

Candidates appearing for the final year of bachelor’s degree/equivalent qualification examination and those who have completed the degree requirements and are awaiting results can also apply. If selected, such candidates will be allowed to join the programme provisionally, only if he/she submits a certificate latest by June 30, 2023 from the Principal/Registrar of his/her college/institute/university (issued on or before June 30, 2023) stating that the candidate has completed all the requirements for obtaining the bachelor’s degree/equivalent qualification on the date of issue of the certificate. For candidates yet to complete the integrated masters or dual degree directly after the 12th/HSC, the aggregate percentage of marks obtained in all the years/semesters till Aug 3, 2022 will be considered.

Candidates who graduated in the years 2020, 2021 or 2022 or are expected to graduate in 2023, for whom the university did not conduct the exams or did not award marks or CGPA but awarded only pass or pass marks or promotion in one or more years/semesters of bachelor’s degree/equivalent qualification, can also apply. Such candidates will have to submit a certificate from the Principal/Registrar of his/her college/institute/university stating that they did not conduct the exams or did not award marks or CGPA but awarded only pass or pass marks or promotion in one or more years/semesters, as the case may be.

A candidate who has not received his/her graduation results at the time of registration will have to produce certificates and mark sheets in original along with the photocopies as soon as the respective college/institution/university publishes the results, but NOT LATER THAN DECEMBER 31, 2023, failing which his/her registration as a student of IIM Calcutta will be automatically cancelled and he/she will be required to withdraw from the MBA Programme forthwith. Any candidate who submits the mark sheets which do not clearly indicate that he/she has passed the Bachelor’s Degree course or equivalent, and also submits Provisional Certificate from an affiliated College/Institute would, in addition, be required to produce an authorization certificate from the University stating that such an affiliated college/institute is authorized/empowered to issue such a certificate on behalf of the University.

IIM Calcutta reserves its right to verify eligibility at various stages of the selection process. Applicants should note that mere fulfilment of minimum eligibility criteria will not ensure shortlisting by IIM Calcutta at the various stages of the admissions process.

Rs 13,50,000 MBA Ex
  • A bachelor's degree (minimum 10+2+3 years of formal education) or equivalent in any discipline
  • At least 5 years of full time post qualification managerial/professional experience as on March 31, 2023.
  • Valid GMAT Score (taken within the last 36 months of application date).
Rs 1,390,000 PGPEx-VLM  A pass in graduation or post-graduation in engineering and 4.5 years of work experience. 
Rs 12,00,000 PGDBA-Post graduate Diploma in Business Analytics A pass in graduation or post graduation with 60% pass marks. Students who are appearing for the exams or who have appeared for the exams and are waiting for the result can also apply.
---- PhD A pass in post graduation in the relevant discipline from a recognised educational institution located anywhere in the country. 

Indian Institute of Management Kolkata Eligibility Criteria

Condition of eligibility depends upon the type of the course the candidates wants to apply in the college. There are graduate, postgraduate and doctorate programmes that are provided at the college. Condition of eligibility differs for all these type of programmes.

A pass in plus-two is a must to apply for graduate courses, candidates who have passed bachelors degree in the relevant discipline can apply for postgraduate courses. Students with a postgraduate degree pass can apply for the doctorate admissions. More details are provided in the table below for the sake of the students and they can refer them:

MBA

A candidate must hold a Bachelor’s Degree, with at least 50% marks or equivalent CGPA [45% in case of the candidates belonging to Scheduled Caste (SC), Scheduled Tribe (ST) and Persons with Disability (PwD) categories], awarded by any of the Universities incorporated by an Act of the central or state legislature in India or other educational institutions established by an Act of Parliament or declared to be deemed as a University under Section 3 of the UGC Act, 1956, or possess an equivalent qualification recognized by the Ministry of HRD, Government of India. The percentage of marks obtained by the candidate in the bachelor’s degree would be calculated based on the practice followed by the college/institution/university from where the candidate has obtained the degree. In case a candidate is awarded grades/CGPA instead of marks, the conversion of grades/CGPA to percentage of marks would be based on the procedure certified by the college/institution/university from where bachelor’s degree has been obtained. In case the college/institution/university confirms that they do not have any scheme for converting CGPA into equivalent marks, the equivalence would be established by dividing the candidate’s CGPA by the maximum possible CGPA and multiplying the result with 100.

For candidates who have completed an integrated masters or dual degree directly after their 12th/HSC, the percentage of marks obtained as per the college/institution/university which is considered as equivalent to the bachelor’s degree will be considered. In case the dual degree for UG and PG marks are not separated by the college/institution/university, the PG marks shall be considered as a UG marks for eligibility and used for deriving composite scores in any stage of admission process.

Candidates appearing for the final year of bachelor’s degree/equivalent qualification examination and those who have completed the degree requirements and are awaiting results can also apply. If selected, such candidates will be allowed to join the programme provisionally, only if he/she submits a certificate latest by June 30, 2023 from the Principal/Registrar of his/her college/institute/university (issued on or before June 30, 2023) stating that the candidate has completed all the requirements for obtaining the bachelor’s degree/equivalent qualification on the date of issue of the certificate. For candidates yet to complete the integrated masters or dual degree directly after the 12th/HSC, the aggregate percentage of marks obtained in all the years/semesters till Aug 3, 2022 will be considered.

Candidates who graduated in the years 2020, 2021 or 2022 or are expected to graduate in 2023, for whom the university did not conduct the exams or did not award marks or CGPA but awarded only pass or pass marks or promotion in one or more years/semesters of bachelor’s degree/equivalent qualification, can also apply. Such candidates will have to submit a certificate from the Principal/Registrar of his/her college/institute/university stating that they did not conduct the exams or did not award marks or CGPA but awarded only pass or pass marks or promotion in one or more years/semesters, as the case may be.

A candidate who has not received his/her graduation results at the time of registration will have to produce certificates and mark sheets in original along with the photocopies as soon as the respective college/institution/university publishes the results, but NOT LATER THAN DECEMBER 31, 2023, failing which his/her registration as a student of IIM Calcutta will be automatically cancelled and he/she will be required to withdraw from the MBA Programme forthwith. Any candidate who submits the mark sheets which do not clearly indicate that he/she has passed the Bachelor’s Degree course or equivalent, and also submits Provisional Certificate from an affiliated College/Institute would, in addition, be required to produce an authorization certificate from the University stating that such an affiliated college/institute is authorized/empowered to issue such a certificate on behalf of the University.

IIM Calcutta reserves its right to verify eligibility at various stages of the selection process. Applicants should note that mere fulfilment of minimum eligibility criteria will not ensure shortlisting by IIM Calcutta at the various stages of the admissions process.

MBA Ex
  • A bachelor's degree (minimum 10+2+3 years of formal education) or equivalent in any discipline
  • At least 5 years of full time post qualification managerial/professional experience as on March 31, 2023.
  • Valid GMAT Score (taken within the last 36 months of application date).
PGPEx-VLM  A pass in graduation or post-graduation in engineering and 4.5 years of work experience. 
PGDBA-Post graduate Diploma in Business Analytics A pass in graduation or post graduation with 60% pass marks. Students who are appearing for the exams or who have appeared for the exams and are waiting for the result can also apply.
PhD A pass in post graduation in the relevant discipline from a recognised educational institution located anywhere in the country. 

Indian Institute of Management Kolkata Selection Criteria

Students have to apply for well known exams that are conducted on national level and pass them with required score. The entrance exam depends on the type of the course the candidate is trying to apply in the institution. Tests to be taken in connection with admission for each course is mentioned below:

MBA CAT - Common Admission Test
Executive MBA GMAT -  Graduate Management Aptitude Test
PGPEx-VLM GMAT -  Graduate Management Aptitude Test
PGDBA-Post graduate Diploma in Business Analytics PGDBA Entrance Exam 
PhD CAT or GMAT or GRE or GATE or UGC-NET or UGC-JRF scores

for management CAT which is also known as Common Admission Test (CAT). The test is conducted by one of Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) every year by taking turns. Candidates must pass the test with required qualifying marks which is also known as cutoff score or cutoff marks.

The cutoff is declared either along with the release of the result of written test or shortly after the results are out. Score of the candidates in respective entrance test must either be greater than cutoff or equal to it to apply for IIM Calcutta. Post passing entrance exams, candidates usually can apply through online process, where the designated website of the institution is to be visited and the link for registration has to be clicked to commence registration to create an account with username and password.

Post creation of account, students can login and start flling the application form. The form has to be filled and registration fee has to be paid and required documents have to be attached it has to be submitted. Post submission, the candidates will be informed about the further schedule which comprises Written Ability Test (WAT), Group Discussion and Personal Interview. Candidates can have work experience and their contributions during the work in their respective organisations are also analyzed. 

Selection will be based on performance in CAT, performance in the qualifying exam, performance in WAT, performance in group discussion, performance in interview, choice of the course by candidates and availability of seats. Candidates who get the seat can convey the acceptance and pay the fees and join the course as per the specifications.

Indian Institute of Management Kolkata Admission

Students have to apply for well known exams that are conducted on national level and pass them with required score. The entrance exam depends on the type of the course the candidate is trying to apply in the institution. Tests to be taken in connection with admission for each course is mentioned below:

MBA CAT - Common Admission Test
Executive MBA GMAT -  Graduate Management Aptitude Test
PGPEx-VLM GMAT -  Graduate Management Aptitude Test
PGDBA-Post graduate Diploma in Business Analytics PGDBA Entrance Exam 
PhD CAT or GMAT or GRE or GATE or UGC-NET or UGC-JRF scores

for management CAT which is also known as Common Admission Test (CAT). The test is conducted by one of Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) every year by taking turns. Candidates must pass the test with required qualifying marks which is also known as cutoff score or cutoff marks.

The cutoff is declared either along with the release of the result of written test or shortly after the results are out. Score of the candidates in respective entrance test must either be greater than cutoff or equal to it to apply for IIM Calcutta. Post passing entrance exams, candidates usually can apply through online process, where the designated website of the institution is to be visited and the link for registration has to be clicked to commence registration to create an account with username and password.

Post creation of account, students can login and start flling the application form. The form has to be filled and registration fee has to be paid and required documents have to be attached it has to be submitted. Post submission, the candidates will be informed about the further schedule which comprises Written Ability Test (WAT), Group Discussion and Personal Interview. Candidates can have work experience and their contributions during the work in their respective organisations are also analyzed. 

Selection will be based on performance in CAT, performance in the qualifying exam, performance in WAT, performance in group discussion, performance in interview, choice of the course by candidates and availability of seats. Candidates who get the seat can convey the acceptance and pay the fees and join the course as per the specifications.

How To Apply Indian Institute of Management Kolkata

Candidates have to check the eligibility for the exam and ensure they are fulfilling it so as to minimize the chances of rejection of their application at a later stage. The condition of eligibility can be checked from the notification in connection with the exam which would be available at the official website for the exam established by the organisation conducting the exam. Post, ensuring the fulfilment of the eligibility criteria, candidates can follow the procedure mentioned below:

  1. Visit the official website of the exam and click the link for registration and wait for the form to appear.
  2. Post appearance of the form, candidates can fill it with the details like their name, age, date of birth, qualification details, permanent and temporary address, their email id and mobile phone number and submit them and create an account comprising username and password and submit them.
  3. The students would receive confirmation message of successful submission and post submission they can view the details about the username and password created and website where they can use the username and password.

3A. Sometimes after confirmation, candidates may receive an One Time Password (OTP) either on their mobile phone or email after submission of registration form. In that case, they can enter the OTP and receive the final confirmation of submission of registration form and the details about username and password created.

  1. Applicants can login in with the help of credentials (username and password) created and start filling the application form with details – the name (of the candidate), age, date of birth, educational qualification, residential address and permanent address, the course they wish to study, the test centre where they wish to write the test.
  2. Post filling all the details, applicants have to upload the documents, the documents to be uploaded would depend on the type of the course, they are wishing to apply for the exam. The list of documents to be attached are mentioned below for various courses:

The documents to be uploaded if applying for PG courses are:

10th class mark sheet

12th class mark sheet or suggested alter natives if mark sheets are yet to be obtained

UG mark sheet or suggested alternatives if mark sheets are yet to be obtained

Community Certificate (if applicable)

Differently Able Certificate (if applicable)

Photograph of the candidate

Scanned image of candidate’s signature

The documents to be uploaded if applying for PhD course are:

10th class mark sheet

12th class mark sheet

UG mark sheet

PG mark sheet or suggested alternatives if mark sheets are yet to be obtained

Community Certificate (if applicable)

Differently Able Certificate (if applicable)

Photograph of the candidate

Scanned image of candidate’s signature

6. Post uploading of the documents, candidates can pay the registration fee using the online modes like credit card, debit card and net banking and obtain confirmation. After obtaining the confirmation, candidates can check for errors in the application and rectify them if any. Post rectification/verifying, application can be submitted and confirmation for successful submission can be obtained.  

Indian Institute of Management Kolkata Campus Life

The life on campus is more than comfortable as the amenities there are on par with the best in the country. The focus will be on academics where each program is comprehensive to provide the student with sufficient inputs and training in relevant skills so as to help the students embark on a professional career. Apart from providing core inputs related to the specific program the student will also be provided with an exposure to inter-disciplinary areas.

Added to this the students will be trained to increase their competence in communication skills, reasoning skills, critical, creative thinking capabilities and a capacity to drive for continuous self learning towards individual development. If the work on academics for the day is over, the time to relax will be a good thing to by socialising with friends on the campus or in the eateries which are brilliant when it comes to serving good food.

One should never be able to forget, the library on the campus which is a great storehouse of knowledge. Students who want to spend their leisure hours gaining some knowledge in connection with his or her respective subject can make way to the library.

There is ample scope for extra curricular activities, students can take part in them and bring out their innate talents. The next would be the amenities, classrooms are designed in a way that give students the maximum comfort. 

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