IIM Calcutta: Ranking, Courses, Fees, Admission, Placements

  • Kolkata, West Bengal
  • 4.3

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    College Infrastructure

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    Clubs & Associations

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    International Exposure

    4.4

    Social Atmosphere

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    Hostels & Food

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    4.5

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    4

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    4.5

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    International Exposure

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IIM Calcutta Overview

Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Calcutta was established in 1961 by the Government of India in collaboration with the Government of West Bengal. Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Calcutta is accredited with AACSB, AMBA, and EQUIS international accreditations. Indian Institute of Management(IIM) Calcutta Admission for the class of 2023-25 is ongoing with the start of the CAT Application Process. IIM Calcutta is accepting MBA Executive Applications; the last date for applications is November 30, 2022, through GMAT scores.

IIM Calcutta Latest Updates

  • December 7, 2022: CAT result 2022 to be announced on the second week of January 2023. Read more
  • December 1, 2022: CAT answer key 2022 released. Raise objections till December 4, 2022. Read More
  • November 29, 2022: CAT result 2022 tentatively releasing on January 5, 2023. Check the steps to download here
  • November 28, 2022: CAT cutoff 2022 to be announced soon. Check the expected college-wise cutoff here
  • November 27, 2022: Slot 3 CAT exam over. Check the question paper and answer key analysis here
  • November 27, 2022: Slot 2 CAT exam over. Check the question paper and answer key analysis here
  • November 27, 2022: Slot 1 CAT exam over. Check the question paper and answer key analysis here
  • November 25, 2022: IIM Calcutta Ph.D. Admission 2023-24 is open. The last date to Apply till January 31, 2023.
  • November 24, 2022: The CAT exam was held on November 27. Get all the Live Updates here

IIM Calcutta is the oldest IIM in the country. The college's objective is to become a global leader in management education across all disciplines. To provide the backdrop for all of its programs and activities, the Indian Institute of Management Calcutta will seek to widen and sustain quality, educational freedom, dedication, responsiveness to social demands, and innovation. Because seven lakes surround it, the Indian Institute of Management Calcutta is also known as the Seven Lakes Campus.

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IIM Calcutta Quick Insights

IIM Calcutta has a wide range of specialties, from excellent faculty, well-built infrastructure, technologically equipped campus. Tabulated below are the highlights that the college offers to its students

IIM Calcutta

Year of Establishment

1961

Type of University

Public

Campus Area

135 acres

Accreditations

AACSB, EQUIS, AMBA

Recognitions

MHRD

Approval

UGC

Courses Offered

Postgraduate, Doctoral

No. of Courses Offered

5

No. of Departments

10

No. of Students

1743

Infrastructure Facilities

Library, Auditorium, Medical Facilities, Hostels, Post Office, Sports Facilities, etc.

Location

Calcutta, West Bengal 

IIM Calcutta Admission Dates 2023

IIM Calcutta MBA admission for 2023 will be based on CAT 2022 scores. Below given are the important admission dates for 2022

Events

Date

CAT registration

September 21, 2022

ExMBA Last Date to Apply

August 22, 2022

Announcement for Short-Listed Candidates (Round 1)

August 27, 2022

Interview for Shortlisted Candidates

September 4, 2022

CAT admit card available

October 27, 2022

CAT exam

November 27, 2022

CAT 2022 Answer Key Release

First Week of December 2022

CAT results Declaration

First Week of January 2023

IIM Calcutta Ranking

Indian Institute of Management Calcutta is consistently ranked among the top three B-Schools in India. The following is the list of IIM C’s rankings by various organizations

  • QS World Rankings 2022 has ranked IIM Calcutta at 76th position in the MBA Category.
  • IIM Calcutta has been ranked 14th in the MBA category by QS Asia Rankings 2022.
  • IIM Calcutta has been ranked 3rd in the management category by NIRF 2021. 
  • India Today 2021 has ranked IIM Calcutta 1st in the MBA Category.
  • Outlook 2021 has ranked IIM Calcutta 3rd in the MBA category.
  • IIM Calcutta has been ranked 44th position by Financial Times 2021 in the Global MBA.

IIM Calcutta Courses

IIM Calcutta offers 5 different courses in the field of management at the postgraduate and doctoral levels. Below mentioned are the lists of courses offered

Course

Duration

Selection Criteria

MBA

2 years

CAT/GMAT+WAT+PI

PGP

2 years

CAT Score + Personal Interview

PGPEX

1 Year

Bachelor’s Degree + 5 years managerial experience  +Valid GMAT score

PGPEX- VLM (Visionary Leadership in Manufacturing)

1 Year

Engineering Degree + Master’s degree + Valid GMAT Score 

PGDBA

2 Years

10+2+4 or Postgraduate degree + Valid Score in PGDBA Entrance Exam conducted by IIMC

DPM/Ph.D

4 Years

CAT/GMAT/ UGC-NET/JRF Scores

Read More: IIM Calcutta Courses

IIM Calcutta Fee Details

IIM Calcutta offers various postgraduate and doctoral programs in management. Given below are some of the fees for different courses offered by the institute.

Course

Total Tuition Fees

MBA

INR 27 Lakhs

PGP

INR 13.9 Lakhs 

PGPEX

INR 2.68 Lakhs

PGPEX- VLM (Visionary Leadership in Manufacturing)

INR 13.50 Lakhs

PGDBA

INR 27.67 Lakhs

Read More: IIM Calcutta Fee Structure

IIM Calcutta Departments

IIM Calcutta offers 5 courses under a total of 10 departments. The common disciplines are listed in the following table

Business Ethics and Communication Group

Public Policy and Management

Finance and Control

Strategic Management

Economics

Marketing

Management Information Systems

Human Resource Management

Organizational Behavior

Operations Management

IIM Calcutta Admission

IIM Calcutta admissions for 2022 are ongoing now. The college is yet to release the final list of selected candidates. Admission to the program is granted as per the CAT Score. Candidates interested in the MBA PGP, DPS, MMS, PGP, IPM, EPGDSM, and Ph.D. programs must apply online through the official website. The final decision is based on the candidate's CAT score, class 10th and 12th grades, gender diversity factor, and other factors. Following is the admission process of the college

  • Candidates must apply for the course on the college's website.
  • Candidates will be invited to a personal interview based on their admission exam scores.

IIM Calcutta Eligibility Criteria

Indian Institute of Management Calcutta offers various management courses. Below is a list of a few courses offered by the college with their eligibility criteria

PGDBA Eligibility Criteria

  • Candidates must hold 60% marks or 6.5 CGPA in B.Tech/BE
  • Degree at the master's level from a recognized institution

MBA Eligibility Criteria

  • Candidate must hold a bachelor’s degree with 50% or equivalent CGPA (SC/ ST/ PWD categories can produce 45% marks)
  • The candidate must have scored a valid score in the CAT examination

Ph.D. Eligibility Criteria

  • PG diploma or degree and 3-year UG degree with 50% (or)
  • CA (min 50%) or CS/CMA (min 55%) with a B.Com degree (or)
  • 4-year B.Tech degree with 6.5 CGPA (or)
  • 10+2+5 degree for non-engineering background (or)

Read More: IIM Calcutta Admission

Why Choose IIM Calcutta?

IIM Calcutta is the ideal global management institute where students are extraordinarily responsive to case study participation. The student network is regularly made aware of cases which is a powerful tool to analyze and apply theoretical ideas to practice. Indian Institute of Management Calcutta has close ties with the Indian business network and enjoys an inherent benefit in developing cases withinside the Indian context as well as that of different emerging markets.

IIM Calcutta Academic Advantages

IIM Calcutta is a top-tier institute. The rankings of the Indian Institute of Management Calcutta tell a lot about how efficiently and effectively it runs. IIM Calcutta has a reputation for offering top-notch management education. The IIM Calcutta's academic benefits include

  • Executive training programs
  • Consultancy and research activities
  • College is widely credited with helping to professionalize management

IIM Calcutta Vs Other Top B-Schools

Indian Institute of Management Calcutta has been ranked number 3 among all the B-Schools in the country. Given below is a comparison of IIM Calcutta with other top business schools in India. 

Institute

NIRF Ranking (2022)

Average Package Offered

IIM Ahmedabad

1

INR 36.8 LPA

IIM Bangalore

2

INR 33.34 LPA 

IIM Calcutta

3

INR 34.07 LPA

IIM Kozhikode

5

INR 29.5 LPA

IIM Indore

7

INR 25.4 LPA

IIM Calcutta Cutoff

IIM Calcutta cutoff for CAT 2022 will be released in January 2023 tentatively. The expected IIM Calcutta cutoff for CAT 2022 is 85 to 90 percentile. However, candidates must score a minimum 99 percentile in the CAT exam to get shortlisted for the Personal Interview round. The minimum cutoff percentile required for IIM Calcutta Cutoff 2021 was 85 percentile in CAT 2021 exam for the general category students. Registrations for CAT 2022 exams for the MBA 2023-2025 batch are ongoing. The last date to register for the CAT 2022 exam is extended to September 21. The exam is scheduled to be conducted on November 27, 2022.

Expected CAT Cutoff 2022 Data

Category

Sectional Cutoff

Overall Cutoff

General and Economically Weaker Section

70

80

Non-OBC and Transgender

65

75

SC

60

70

ST

50

60

ST with Disability

50

60

Past 4 Years Data for CAT Cutoff 

Year

Acceptance Cutoff

Overall Cutoff

Sectional Cutoff

2017

99

90

80

2018

98

90

80

2019

99.6

80

80

2020

99

80

80

2021

99

85

78.5

Read More: IIM Calcutta Cutoff 

IIM Calcutta Infrastructure

IIM Calcutta campus is spread over 135 acres of land. The campus is surrounded by stress-free and conducive surroundings, which offer a better atmosphere for college students to learn and stay in. The library gives access to unlimited e-assets and has unlimited subscriptions to both global and national peer-reviewed e-journals. In addition to these, below are some of the key facilities offered on the campus

  • A/C Classrooms
  • Convenience Store
  • Conference Room
  • Post Office
  • Wi-Fi Campus
  • Shuttle Service
  • ATM
  • TATA Hall
  • Management Centre
  • Hostel

Read More: IIM Calcutta Infrastructure

IIM Calcutta Placements

With 100% placements, IIMC gained the upper hand. It has successfully placed a total of 465 students in 2022. The placement cell is in charge of organizing and coordinating the whole procedure.

  • The average salary remained at an all-time high of INR 34 LPA.
  • The median salary remained at INR 31 LPA. 

IIM Calcutta Top Recruiters

A total of 192 companies issued a total of 640 offers. Some of the top recruiters are listed below

Johnson-Johnson

Adani

Microsoft

JPMorgan Chase & Co.

Aditya Birla Group

KPMG

Dr. Reddy’s

JSW Steel

Kotak

Read More: IIM Calcutta Placements

IIM Calcutta Scholarships

Indian Institute of Management Calcutta gives both scholarship and financial assistance to college students studying in various programs. Scholarships are available at IIM Calcutta from the Institute and other organizations for eligible individuals. A few of the scholarships of the college are listed below

Scholarship

Description

OP Jindal Engineering & Management Scholarship

IIM Calcutta offers this scholarship to 2 PGP students. The amount of this scholarship is INR 80000 to INR 150000 based on the merit of the students.

Aditya Birla Group Scholarship

This scholarship is offered to IIM Calcutta based on the academic excellence of the students. The scholarship amount of the scholarship is INR 1.75 LPA

T. Thomas Scholarship

This scholarship is offered by HUL based on the merit of students in the first year. PGP second-year students of IIM Calcutta can apply for this scholarship.

Read More: IIM Calcutta Scholarship

IIM Calcutta Collaborations

IIM Calcutta has signed MOUs with several international universities/ institutes for various programs such as student exchange, faculty exchange, research collaboration, etc. Mentioned below are the international partnering universities of the Indian Institute of Management Calcutta

Country

Partnering Universities

Austria

WU (Vienna University of Economics & Business)

Australia

Monash University, Faculty of Business & Economics

Belgium

Brussels School of Economics & Management

Canada

Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez

Czech Republic

University of Economics

U.K

Durham University Business School

IIM Calcutta Faculty

IIM Calcutta has 86 esteemed faculty members in 10 different departments. The Indian Institute of Management Calcutta is home to the Finance Lab, HPS Research Groups, and several other centers. Fellows of IIM Ahmedabad, such as Abhishek Goel and Amit Dhiman, are among the academic members who are working on research publications.

IIM Calcutta Alumni

IIM Calcutta has a strong alumni network of more than 15000 who have spread their wings in the fields of entertainment, management, academy, and public and social services across the world. Some of the notable alumni of the Indian Institute of Management Calcutta are listed below along with their professions

Alumni

Profession

Indra Nooyi

Chairman & CEO, PepsiCo

Amish Tripathi

Novelist & Author 

Dan Gode

Professor, New York University

Sunil Alagh

Former MD and CEO, of Britannia Industries

Sunil Duggal

CEO, Dabur

Also Read: IIM Calcutta Alumni

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IIM Rohtak IIM Raipur
IIM Lucknow IIM Udaipur
IIM Calcutta IIM Amritsar
IIM Kashipur IIM Sirmaur
IIM Ranchi IIM Sambalpur
IIM Jammu IIM Visakhapatnam

IIM Calcutta Highlights

Campus Area 135 Acres
Student Enrollment 1743
Genders Accepted Co-Ed
Year of Establishment 1961
Total Faculty 86
Institution Type Public

IIM Calcutta Rankings

Publisher Ranking Criteria
3 MBA
2 MBA
2 MBA
5 MBA

Exams Accepted by IIM Calcutta

CAT

Exam Date: Nov 27, 2022

GMAT

Exam Date: Jan 01, 2022

FAQs

Is IIM Calcutta a good college?

IIM Calcutta is one of the best colleges in India for MBA/PGDM programs. It is a global leader in management education across all disciplines.

What is the average batch strength of IIM Calcutta?

The batch size of the IIM Calcutta's MBA Program is subject to change year to year, depending on the institute's requirement. Approximately 280 MBA students are enrolled in the current MBA class of 2021 on campus. In addition, there are around 210 students in the PGDM programme and 10-15 in the FPM programme.

What is the CAT score required for IIM Calcutta?

Candidates must have a CAT score of at least 85 percentile overall. Candidates in the NC-OBC and EWS categories must obtain 75 percentile.

Which course is best in IIM Calcutta?

The most popular course of IIMC is MBA followed by one year MBA or MBA Executive

Is it compulsory to stay in a hostel at IIM Calcutta?

Yes, all students are required to stay on campus for the duration of their studies. For single-occupancy students, IIMC provides well-maintained hostel rooms.

Does IIM Calcutta offer a loan facility to its students?

Yes, IIM Calcutta educational loans are accessible from a variety of banks. For example, the SBI Scholar Loan from the State Bank of India is subject to certain requirements that are in effect at the time of loan application.

IIM Calcutta Reviews

Overall Rating (Out of 5)

4.3

Based on 41 Verified Reviews

Distribution of Rating

>4-5 star

34

>3-4 star

6

>2-3 star

0

1-2 star

0

Component Rating (Out of 5)

Academics & Faculty

4.5

Fees and Scholarship

4

Placements & Internships

4.5

College Infrastructure

4

Clubs & Associations

4.7

International Exposure

4.4

Social Atmosphere

4.2

Hostels & Food

4.2

Anaika | Post Graduate Programme in Management [PGPM], batch of 2016

Reviewed on Oct 14, 2021

  • 5
  • Academics & Faculty 5
  • International Exposure 5
  • Fees and Scholarship 5
  • Clubs & Associations 5
Academics & Faculty

Great Faculty with relevant industry experience. Excellent quality course material.

Projects both individual and group are great learning experience. Guest Faculty from the industry are often invited for further guidance to students.

International Exposure
  • The PGP program helps you get a global perspective of business education by providing you with opportunities to spend a term at a foreign university with which the IIM Calcutta has a memorandum of understanding.
  • Every year, about a quarter of the students learn and Interact with people from various cultures.

Srilakshmi | Post Graduate Programme in Management [PGPM], batch of 2011

Reviewed on May 21, 2019

  • 4.4
  • Academics & Faculty 4
  • Fees and Scholarship 4
  • Placements & Internships 4.5
  • College Infrastructure 5
  • Clubs & Associations 5
Academics & Faculty
  • Indian Institute of Management provides good quality of education for finance and strategy.
Fees and Scholarship
  • Tuition fee for Post Graduate Diploma program is INR 20,00,000 per annum.
  • Loans are easily available.

Ajanita | Bachelor of Business Administration [BBA] (Human Resource Management), batch of 2021

Reviewed on Feb 14, 2019

  • 4.8
  • Placements & Internships 5
  • Fees and Scholarship 5
  • Academics & Faculty 4.5
  • College Infrastructure 4.5
  • Clubs & Associations 5
Placements & Internships

Honestly I don't know since I have not taken admission there. But since it's in the top 3 iims they can give you 100% placement assurance I believe.

Fees and Scholarship

The course fee is not that high. Although I don't know how much it is exactly. Scholarships are available. And I have even applied for one. I'm not sure. Might be needed. Depends on the financial background of the students.

Hrishikesh | Post Graduate Programme in Management [PGPM], batch of 2016

Reviewed on Jun 19, 2017

  • 4.3
  • Academics & Faculty 4
  • Fees and Scholarship 3.5
  • Placements & Internships 5
  • College Infrastructure 4
  • Clubs & Associations 5
Academics & Faculty
  • The quality and method of teaching are good at Indian Institute of Management
  • Overall experience on campus is good
Fees and Scholarship
  • The course fee is INR 1620000 for two years at Indian Institute of Management
  • Scholarship options are provided to the students on campus
  • Loans are needed

Vipul | Post Graduate Programme in Management [PGPM], batch of 2017

Reviewed on Jun 13, 2017

  • 3.4
  • Fees and Scholarship 4
  • Academics & Faculty 4
  • Placements & Internships 3.5
  • College Infrastructure 1
Fees and Scholarship
  • Loans are needed to the students at Indian Institute of Management
Academics & Faculty
  • The quality and method of teaching are good at Indian Institute of Management
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