- IIM Calcutta
The Indian Institute of Management Calcutta (IIMC) was established as the first national institute for Post-Graduate studies and Research in Management by the Government of India in November 1961. It was established in collaboration with Alfred P. Sloan School of Management (MIT), the Government of West Bengal, The Ford Foundation and Indian industry. During its initial years, several prominent faculty formed part of its nucleus, including Jagdish Sheth, J. K. Sengupta, among others.
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.
Today, the institute serves as an autonomous body, continually evolving to meet its goals in an ever-changing business environment.
Vision of IIM Calcutta
The vision of the Institute is to emerge as an International Centre of Excellence in all facets of Management Education, rooted in Indian ethos and societal values. Over the past four decades, IIM Calcutta 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.
Academic Programs in IIM Calcutta
Admission in IIM Calcutta
There are 2 stages that a candidate goes through before getting selected for IIM-Calcutta PGDM Programme.
The first stage is appearing for the CAT (Common Admission Test) conducted by the IIMs (GMAT for the international candidates). For international candidates, percentile scored in GMAT will be equated to the CAT score for the same percentile.
On clearing the required cut-offs and the composite score, a candidate is called for the Written Ability Test (WAT) and Personal Interview (PI).
Placement in IIM Calcutta
In a world where competition grows by the minute and multiplies by the hour, placements have become a yardstick for excellence. IIM Calcutta is widely considered to be the best in the country in this respect and that is testimony to the quality of its students and the strength of our corporate relationships that have been built over the years. Students of the institute enjoy the varied kaleidoscope and are exposed to a variety of functional areas and sectors. Job locations encompass the globe, from New York and London to Shanghai and Hong Kong and even the Middle East.
Indian Institute of Management Calcutta
Diamond Harbour Road
Joka, Kolkata (Calcutta) - 700104