IIM Calcutta

Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Calcutta is the oldest IIM. It was established in November, 1961, by the Government of India in collaboration with Alfred P. Sloan School of Management (MIT), the Government of West Bengal. IIM-C is the only institute that carries triple accreditations to its name- AMBA, EQUIS and AACSB. IIM Calcutta is considered as one of the best business schools in the world.


Programmes offered

IIM Calcutta offers various post-graduate management programmes. The institute accepts CAT, GRE, and GMAT scores for admission. The programmes offered are:

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IIM Calcutta Admission Process

Admission Eligibility Criteria

  • Candidates are expected to have appeared CAT with a minimum score percentile for the consideration of admission.
  • Candidates must hold a bachelor's degree of 50% marks minimum or an equivalent CGPA (45% for candidates belonging to SC/ST/PwD category).
  • The bachelor's degree or equivalent qualification must be of three years minimum after the completion of higher secondary education.
  • If the candidate holds grades/CGPA instead of percentage marks, the equivalence is based on the equivalence certified by the institution/university from where the bachelor's degree is obtained from. If the certification of the equivalence is unavailable from the desired university, the equivalence is certified by IIM Calcutta.
  • Undergraduates in their final year/ awaiting the final results are eligible to apply for admissions. However, candidates are required to present a certificate from the current university/institute‚Äôs head determining/confirming the same on his or her behalf.
  • Should the candidate get selected for admission, he/she is expected to submit the official confirmation certificate from the current undergraduate university/institute latest by June 30, 2019.
  • Selected candidates are supposed to submit their mark-sheet and degree certificate of the final year bachelor's degree examination held on or before June 30, 2019, latest by December 31, 2019.
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Admission Criteria


IIM Calcutta Admission Criteria consist of two stages- the first stage is the preliminary screening where the weightage is divided between CAT exam score, academic record, and other factors (higher weightage to CAT). The second stage is the Personal Interview (PI) and Academic Writing Test (AWT).

Division of weightage in the preliminary stage:

Candidates must score a minimum sectional percentile score of 80 in all the three sections separately with an overall percentile of 90.


Final Admission Selection Round Criteria

Candidates are selected based on the criteria and weights provided by the institute-

Weight division for category-wise short-lists for the PI and WAT stage:


The division of weight used for the final selection for PGP

IIM Calcutta Admission Cut-Off

CATEGORY

VARC

DILR

QA

AGGREGATE

 

General

 

80

 

80

 

80

 

90

 

NC-OBC

 

75

 

75

 

75

 

85

 

SC

 

65

 

65

 

65

 

70

 

ST

 

60

 

60

 

60

 

70

 

PWD

 

60

 

60

 

60

 

70

VARC - Verbal Ability & Reading Comprehension

DILR - Data Interpretation & Logical Reasoning

QA - Quantitative Analysis

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IIM Calcutta Fees

  • IIM Ahmedabad PGP fee is INR 22, 00,000.
  • The amount is not inclusive of additional charges like GST, caution deposits, mess fee, etc.

IIM Calcutta Placement 2018 Highlights

Batch Size

442

Female Students

141

Male Students

301

No. of offers

501

No. of companies

125

PPOs Offered

165

Lateral Placements Offered

130

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IIM Calcutta Notable Alumni List

Academics

  • Gita Johar
  • Senior Vice Dean and Professor

    Columbia Business School, Columbia University

  • Paul Shrivastava
  • David O'Brien Distinguished Professor of Sustainable Enterprise

    Concordia University

  • Krishna Palepu
  • Professor at Harvard Business School

    Senior Adviser to the President for Global Strategy

    Harvard University

  • Dan Gode
  • Professor at New York University

Business

  • IndraNooyi
  • Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, PepsiCo

  • Gopal Vittal
  • CEO of BhartiAirtel (India)

  • AjitBalakrishnan
  • Founder and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Rediff.com

  • AshishChauhan
  • Managing Director (MD) and CEO

    Bombay Stock Exchange

  • Nishi Vasudeva
  • Chairperson & Managing Director (CMD)

    Hindustan Petroleum

  • Sunil Alagh
  • Former MD and CEO

    Britannia Industries

  • Shantanu Khosla
  • MD of Procter & Gamble India

Public Sector/Service Sector

  • AmolakRathanKohli
  • Former Governor of Mizoram

Literature

  • Amish Tripathi
  • Novelist, author of the Shiva Trilogy

For more information, visit   www.iimcal.ac.in