IIM Calcutta

IIM Calcutta Admission 2019  – The Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Calcutta is the first IIM established in the year 1961. Since then the institute is offering its expertise to train students in different areas of management. It is accredited to AACSB, EQUIS, AMBA, and CEMA. For admission, the Institute offers many postgraduate, executive, and doctoral programmes to the students. IIM Calcutta attracts the best talent to start its new batch every year. It now has a network of 15000+ Alumni all over the world. For PGDM or PGP programme the IIM Calcutta accepts CAT 2018 scores. So, in order to appear in the selection process, candidates must appear in the entrance tests as accepted for different courses. For more details about IIM Calcutta Fees, Courses, Admission 2019, Selection Criteria, Placements, Ranking, Notable Alumni and more, read the complete article below.

IIM Calcutta Highlights

Here are the important highlights that you must know about IIM Calcutta.

  • Motto – Jñānam Sarvahitāya or Knowledge for the benefit of all
  • Chairman – Shrikrishna Kulkarni
  • Director – Bharatendu Nath Srivastava
  • Location – Joka, Kolkata, West Bengal
  • Website – www.iimcal.ac.in
  • Major Events – Intaglio, Carpe Diem, Lattice

IIM Calcutta Fees

You can check the fee structure of the different programmes by IIM Calcutta in the table below.

Programme Fees
PGDM or PGP Rs 19,00,000/-
PGDBA Rs 17,00,000/-
PGPEX Rs 22,00,000/-
PGPEX – VLM Rs 11,25,000/-

IIM Calcutta Courses

The institute offers many courses for post graduational, doctoral programmes, executive MBA, and research programmes. Candidates after checking the eligibility can apply for these programmes within the specified timeframe.

Fellowship Programme in Management (FPM)

It is the full-time doctoral programme by IIM Calcutta. Admission is through CAT scores in any of the two specializations.

Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM or PGP)

This course is the flagship course of the institute. It is a full two-year residential programme. Candidates can admission through CAT or GMAT scores.

Post Graduate Programme for Executives (PGPEX)Application Open

This programme is exclusively for the working graduates. Scores of GMAT are accepted for this course.


This is the executive programme in Visionary Leadership in Manufacturing. for admission in this course, a separate aptitude test is taken by the institute.

Post Graduate Diploma in Business Analytics (PGDBA)

This is the special programme for the candidates who are especially interested in business analytics. There is a separate written test popularly known PGDBA Admission.

CEMS MIM – Masters in International Management

Students can join this course while doing the PGP course. The CEMS MIM is a one year programme conducted in collaboration with various schools, companies, students, and alumni.

IIM Calcutta Admission 2019

The IIM Calcutta Admission 2019 will start soon after the completion of CAT 2018. For some programmes, admissions are currently going on. In order to take admission in the institute, you must carefully check the eligibility criteria, selection criteria, placement reports etc.

IIM Calcutta Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility criteria for admission 2019 in various courses by IIM Calcutta is as follows.


  • A bachelor degree in any discipline from a recognized university.
  • Candidates must have a minimum aggregate of 50% and 45% in case of SC/ST/PWD students.
  • Final year students are also eligible to apply, given that they submit all the documents before December 2019.

PGDBA  – Graduation degree in any of the following.

  • 10+2+4: Minimum 60% or 6.5 CGPA in BS/B Tech/BE or equivalent Level.
  • 10+2+5: Minimum 60% or 6.5 CGPA in Integrated Masters or equivalent level.
  • 10+2+3+2: Minimum 60% or 6.5 CGPA in Masters level.


  • Valid GMAT scores.
  • Minimum 10+2+3 education with a minimum of 5 years of professional work experience.


  • A graduate engineer passed in first division.
  • Self-sponsored candidates must have an experience between 4.5 years to 10 years.
  • Company Sponsored candidates must have minimum 4.5 years of experience.

IIM Calcutta Admission Criteria

Candidates can check the IIM Calcutta Admission Process 2019 of different courses below.

For Comprehensive IIM- Calcutta PGDM Selection Process, Click Here.

IIM Calcutta Admission Process

IIM Calcutta Shortlist

Candidates after every round of the selection process can check the shortlist at the IIM Calcutta website. For example, after the CAT Examination, the IIM-C will upload the shortlist of the candidates who are selected for the GDPI round. Candidates after entering their email id and CAT roll number will able to see the result.

IIM Calcutta Placements

No doubt, IIM Calcutta offers attractive placements to its students. The placements at IIM Calcutta conducts in two phases first for candidates having prior work experience and then for the entire batch. The final placements include shortlisting of CV, Group Discussion, Interviews etc.

Placements Highlights class of 2016

  • Total Number of Offers – 499
  • Participating Firms – 200+
  • Lateral Placements Offered – 143
  • Pre Placements Offers – 120
  • Final Placements

For More Details About IIM Calcutta Placements Click Here

IIM Calcutta Ranking

IIM Calcutta is the best in management education. It has an impressive ranking in India and all over World.

  • Financial Times 2016 Rankings – 23
  • Global MBA 2017 Ranking – 95
  • QS Global 250 MBA Ranking – 121-130
  • NIRF 2018 – 3rd
  • NIRF 2019 – 3rd
  • Business Today B-School Ranking – 2nd

IIM Calcutta Notable Alumni

Students from IIM Calcutta have made careers in diverse fields including Management, Social Service, Academy. IIM Calcutta has the network of more than 15000 alumni.


  • Paul Shrivastava
    — David O’Brien Distinguished Professor of Sustainable Enterprise
    — Concordia University
  • Gita Johar
    — Senior Vice Dean and Professor
    — Columbia Business School, Columbia University
  • Dan Gode
    — Professor at New York University
  • Krishna Palepu
    — Professor at Harvard Business School
    — Senior Adviser to the President for Global Strategy
    — Harvard University


  • Indra Nooyi
    — Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, PepsiCo
  • Gopal Vittal
    — CEO of BhartiAirtel (India)
  • Nishi Vasudeva
    — Chairperson & Managing Director (CMD)
    — Hindustan Petroleum
  • Ajit Balakrishnan
    — Founder and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Rediff.com
  • Sunil Alagh
    — Former MD and CEO
    — Britannia Industries
  • Ashish Chauhan
    — Managing Director (MD) and CEO
    — Bombay Stock Exchange
  • Shantanu Khosla
    — MD of Procter & Gamble India


  • Amish Tripathi
    — Novelist, author of the Shiva Trilogy

Public Sector/Service Sector

  • AmolakRathanKohli
    — Former Governor of Mizoram

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