IIM Calcutta

About IIM Calcutta

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 professionalizing Indian management through its Post Graduate and Doctoral level programs, Executive Training Programs, Research and Consulting Activities.

Particulars Statistics
Establishment year | Ownership type 1961 | Public
Accreditation AACSB, AMBA and EQUIS
NIRF Rankings 2022 3 under Management category
Director Prof. Uttam Kumar Sarkar
Chairman Shrikrishna Kulkarni
Campus area 135 acre
Total faculty members 80+
Total courses offered 5 course across 8 departments
Entrance exams accepted CAT, GMAT, GRE, GATE, UGC-NET/ JRF
Partner institutes – Bocconi University, Italy
– Copenhagen Business School, Denmark
– Ivey Business School, Canada
Type of scholarships offered – Merit-based, Reserved category scholarships


Few Faculties Abhipsa Pal
Abhishek Goel
Aditi Bhutoria
Amit Dhiman
Ankit Kumar
Total 102+

Courses offered

  • Post Graduate Programme in Management (PGP)
  • Executive PGPM
  • Post graduate diploma in Business Analytics


CAT – Common Admission Test

Admission Process and Eligibility

The admission process consists of the nationally administered Common Admission Test (CAT), and subsequent rounds of personal interviews. The students are selected on the basis of their CAT scores, past academic performance and performance in the interviews. Selected students have scholastic achievements in disciplines such as arts, commerce, science and professional streams such as engineering, technology and medicine. The PGP classes have had a mix of fresh graduates and persons with work experience.

Contact:  https://www.iimcal.ac.in/programs/pgp

Notable Alumni

  • Pranay Chulet,

co-founder and CEO of Quikr

  • Indra Nooyi,

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, PepsiCo

  • Sudhakar Ram,

founder and CEO of Mastek

  • Shyam Srinivasan,

MD and CEO of Federal Bank

  • Nishi Vasudeva,

Chairperson and Managing Director at Hindustan Petroleum

  • Gopal Vittal,

CEO of Bharti Airtel (India)


Carpe Diem: Carpe Diem, IIM Calcutta’s annual cultural festival, is one of the biggest and most eagerly awaited events on B-School calendars.

Intaglio: Intaglio, the annual international business summit of IIM Calcutta has been at the epitome of management excellence since 1989. Every year the stage is set for more than 15000 students across the world to showcase the practical ideas and solutions to managerial problems.

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Batch Profile:

  • Batch Size: 458
  • Fresher: 31%
  • Work experience <2 years: 46%
  • Work experience >2 years: 23%

Placements & Fee Structure:

Fees Highest Package Average package
Programmes offered Doctoral No tuition fees. Fellowship provided @ 30,000-35,000 per Month
MBAEX 31,00,000 137,38,000 36,79,000
PGPEX_VLM 13,50,000
PGDBA 24,00,000 42,50,000 29,71,000

IIM Calcutta Cut off 2023: CAT 2022 Qualifying Percentile

Category Quantitative Aptitude (QA) Data Interpretation & Logical Reasoning (DILR) Verbal & Reading Comprehension (VRC) Total Percentile (Overall)
General 75 80 80 85
NC-OBC 65 65 70 75
EWS 65 65 70 75
SC 60 60 65 70
ST 55 55 55 65
PWD 45 45 45 55

Top Recruiters:

  • Aditya Birla
  • PepsiCo
  • Philips
  • HUL
  • P&G
  • Reebok
  • Raymonds
  • J&J
  • Citibank
  • Deloitte
  • KPMG
  • Credit Suisse
  • HSBC
  • Standard Chartered Bank
  • American Express
  • JP Morgan
  • SBI
  • Bloomberg
  • BNP paribas
  • Dell
  • Nokia
  • Oracle
  • Virtusa
  • Directi
  • Wipro
  • Edelweiss
  • Lodha group
  • Titan
  • TCS

Infrastructure and facilities:

  • Library
  • Hostels
  • Cafeteria
  • Sports Complex
  • Labs


Diamond Harbour Road
Joka, Kolkata (Calcutta) – 700104
West Bengal
Website: https://iimcal.ac.in