Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Calcutta


Rank: 3

College: Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Calcutta

Location: Kolkata

Year Established: 1961


Exam: CAT

Summary: Indian Institute of Management Calcutta , abbreviated as “IIM Calcutta” or “IIM-C”, is a public business school located in Joka, Kolkata (Calcutta), West Bengal, India. It was the first Indian Institute of Management to be established. It is consistently ranked as one of the leading business schools in India and the Asia Pacific region.

Established in 1961, IIM Calcutta is a fully autonomous institution and offers several postgraduate and doctoral programmes in management, as well as a bouquet of executive education programmes. In addition to its main academic programmes, IIM-C is also engaged in research, consultancy, seminars, academic conferences and research publications.

IIM Calcutta is the only triple accredited business school in India: it is one of only 74 b-schools around the world and 5 in Asia which are accredited by the three largest and most influential worldwide b-school accreditation associations: AACSB, AMBA and EQUIS. It is also the only Indian business school that is a member of the Global Alliance in Management Education (CEMS). IIM-C is especially renowned for its finance-related courses, and is widely considered to be one of the best business schools in the world for finance.

Courses at at IIM Calcutta

Course Duration Degree Awarded
Post Graduate Diploma in Management 2 years (PGDM)
 Fellow Programme in Management 1 year (FPM)
 Post Graduate Programme for Executives 1 year (PGPEX)
 Post Graduate Programme for Executives for Visionary Leadership in Manufacturing 1 year (PGPEX-VLM)
 Post Graduate Diploma in Business Analytics 2 years (PGDBA)

Admissions at IIM Calcutta

Candidates will be short listed on the basis of CAT 2015 score, past academic performance, and other criteria provided below.

Category Section-1: Quantitative ability (QA) Section-2: Data Interpretation & Logical Reasoning (DILR) Section-3: Verbal Ability (VA) Overall
Open ≥ 80 ≥ 80 ≥ 80 ≥ 90
NC-OBC ≥ 75 ≥ 75 ≥ 75 ≥ 85
SC ≥ 65 ≥ 65 ≥ 65 ≥ 70
ST ≥ 60 ≥ 60 ≥ 60 ≥ 70
DA ≥ 65 ≥ 65 ≥ 65 ≥ 70