AIM: Ranking, Courses, Fees, Admission, Placements

Saloni Pareek Saloni Pareek | Aug 29, 2022
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Updated on - Aug 29, 2022

The Army Institute of Management, Kolkata (Earlier known as, National Institute of Management Calcutta) was founded on 28 July 1997 by the Army Welfare Education Society (AWES), New Delhi. Located at Alipore, in the heart of the ‘City of Joy’ the institute has an eco-friendly campus. 

AIMK also holds NAAC (The National Assessment and Accreditation Council) Accreditation and it has Certification by ISO 9001: 2015. AIMK Admission includes two-year full-time residential MBA programme with 120 students per batch from which 80% (96) seats are for Army wards and 20% (24) seats are for General category.

Here are some of the key highlights of the College:

Highlights of Army Institute of Management, [AIMK] Kolkata

Year of Establishment



Maj Gen Deepak Dhanda, SM (Retired) 


NAAC (The National Assessment and Accreditation Council) 


All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE)


 ISO 9001: 2015


Library, Computer Lab, Mess, Sports, Hostel, Cafeteria


Maulana Abul Kalam Azad University

Army Institute of Management Address

Army Institute of Management Judges Court Road, Alipore, Opposite Alipore Telephone Exchange, Kolkata – 700 027 

Programmes Offered

 Undergraduate and Postgraduate Courses

Army Institute of Management Fees

The 2-year MBA Programme of the institute is designed to equip students for a business world that is advanced, increasingly complex, and interconnected. The Institute considers that employers look for professionals who have the increasingly high level of creativity, skills and a capacity for life-long learning. The MBA Programme at AIMK strives to produce skilled professionals and pioneers.

The MBA programme has approval from the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) and affiliation from the Maulana Abul Kalam Azad University (earlier known as West Bengal University of Technology (WBUT)).

The summer internship is a compulsory and an integral part of the MBA Curriculum. All the students have to undergo 4 weeks summer internship during June – July after completion of first two semesters. The batch capacity of the course is 120. The institute aims to become a premier business school recognized internationally for professional excellence in management education which attracts a huge crowd of students for Army Institute of Management Admissions. Army Institute of Management, Kolkata has reputed Faculty with work experience in industries and best B-Schools.  

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Army Institute of Management [AIMK] Awards:

  • Awarded for Educational  Excellence by The Indus Foundation Inc. 
  • Got Education Leadership Award 2014 by DNA & Stars of the Industry Group. 
  • Got Golden Peacock National Training Award (GPNTA) 2014 for excellence in training and management system.
  • AIM Kolkata has recently been selected for Business School Affaire & Dewang Mehta National Education Award and has been declared the winner of “The Best B School Award” for the year 2015 for its excellence in academics.  
  • The institute has also received B-School Leadership award for the year 2015 as recognition of leadership, innovation, development and industry interface of the institute.
  • The institute added another feather in its cap by receiving World Education Congress Global Award 2016 as a recognition for best academic & industry interface.

Army Institute of Management [AIMK], Kolkata Placements:

  • AIMK offers Placement in reputed companies.
  • The main endeavor of the placement cell, Army Institute of Management Kolkata is to get students placed in reputed multinationals, government Organisations, NGO's and the private sector.
  • All students are provided placement assistance, counseling for employment and self/Social entrepreneurship.
  • The AIMK Placement cell assures logistic support to the visiting companies at every stage of the placement process by making world-class infrastructure available to them.
  • The placement cell also acts as an interface between the industry and the students and primarily enables the students to choose their career options.

Army Institute of Management [AIMK], Kolkata Eligibility Criteria:

  • The candidate should have 3 years Bachelor's Degree in any discipline from any university recognized by the Association of Indian Universities with 50% marks.
  • The admission to AIMK is through the Common Admission Test (CAT) conducted by the Indian Institutes of Management
  • Based on the performance in CAT, candidates will be called for Group Discussion & Personal Interview (GD/PI) to be conducted by AIMK at Kolkata.
  • Final merit list is drawn up based on the candidate's performance in CAT & GD/PI.

Army Institute of Management [AIMK], Kolkata Admissions :

  • Candidates desirous of seeking admission to AIM, Kolkata can obtain the Application Form for MBA programme either from the AIM, Kolkata website or from the Admission Office, AIM, Kolkata by hand.
  • Candidates who are willing to take the application forms from the Admission Office, need to pay Rs 500/- for Army wards and Rs 600/- for General category in cash.
  • A demand draft for Rs 500/- for Army wards and Rs 600/- for General category, in favor of 'Director AIM' payable at Kolkata, will be deposited by the applicants who are submitting the application form, downloaded from the website. 

Army Institute of Management [AIMK], Kolkata Hostel Details:

  • AIMK, being a fully residential Institute, 100% separate well-furnished facilities are available
  • The AIMK Facilities are maintained keeping care of male and female students needs.
  • The hostels are equipped with all the sophisticated facilities.

AIM Highlights

Institution Type Private
Total Faculty 16
Accredited by NAAC

AIM Courses & Fees 2023

Course Avg. Fees Duration
MBA ₹4,46,000 2 Years

AIM Courses and Fee Structure

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MBA [Master of Business Administration]

Full Time On Campus

Exams Accepted: CAT

₹ 4,46,000 (2 Years)

Exams Accepted: CAT

Exams Accepted by AIM


Exam Date: Nov 26, 2023

AIM Reviews

Overall Rating (Out of 5)


Based on 3 Verified Reviews

Distribution of Rating

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Deepak Singh | , batch of 2017

Reviewed on Apr 22, 2018

  • 4.2
  • Placements 4
  • Fees 5
  • Academics 4
  • Infrastructure 4
  • Campus 4

Entrance Exams & Admissions : The admission process is very simple, You can apply for the college by appearing in CAT exam and the cut off is around 60+ and special consideration for army wards.

Shivendra Shukla | , batch of 2016

Reviewed on Oct 22, 2016

  • 4.6
  • Placements 4.5
  • Fees 5
  • Academics 5
  • Infrastructure 4
  • Campus 4.5

Entrance Exams & Admissions : The Eligibility criteria for admission is that you should be graduated/graduating with at least 50% aggregate. You should take the CAT exam as the admissions are through CAT score only.           The application process starts in December . You have to fill up a form and send it by a draft. After that, you get call for GD/PI on merit basis.  I took CAT exam for admission. 60 percentile in CAT is the least you need to secure admission.  

Kunal Sharma | , batch of 2018

Reviewed on Sep 29, 2015

  • 4.3
  • Academics 3.5
  • Fees 4.5
  • Placements 5
  • Infrastructure 4.5

Academics & Faculty : AIT offers the following four engineering courses: Computer Engineering, Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering, Information Technology and Mechanical Engineering. All four courses are approved and accredited by both the All India Council For Technical Education (AICTE) and the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC). All the four courses which are offered at AIT, i.e. Computer Engineering, Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering, Information and Technology Engineering and Mechanical Engineering, are accredited by the National Board of Accreditation (NBA).

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