3As of the All-inclusive Development @IMI Kolkata

International Management Institute, Kolkata is a distinguished member of the IMI family and happens to be India’s first corporate sponsored B-school in India. After IMI Delhi was established in 1981, the IMI Kolkata chapter began in 2010. A reasonably young institute, IMI Kolkata has done well for itself in the last decade in terms of rankings and accreditations.

It offers a two-year full-time AICTE approved Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM) course, which is equivalent to MBA as per Association of Indian Universities (AIU) and accredited by National Board of Accreditation (NBA). As per the latest NIRF 2019 rankings, IMI Kolkata has ranked as the 45th best B-school in India. Apart from laying a strong academic foundation for its students with an industry-oriented curriculum, IMI Kolkata provides holistic development for its students.

It promises 3 As of an all-inclusive growth and development:

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    IMI Kolkata has a strict screening process while selecting students for the PGDM programme. The admission criteria are merit-based and academic scores (Class X, XII, Graduation, CAT 2019, XAT 2020 and GMAT 2016-2002) are given due weightage.

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    The students are then tested on written and communication skills via a writing ability test and a personal interview. The WAT tests the students on their articulation and technical competency. The PI tests the students on their inclination towards management education.

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    The curriculum is designed such that it bridges the industry-academia gap.

All the above help develop technically sound management professionals who can give back to society and the economy of the country.


IMI Kolkata believes that in addition to providing comprehensive education, developing a business and management acumen is hugely critical. It also provides a podium for the Faculty to meet and explore new opportunities for the institution, students and their professional growth.

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    TEDx IMI Kolkata Live is an excellent example. It is organized by IMI Kolkata (18th April 2019) and will be a combination of TEDTalk videos and live speakers where the students can hear and interact with successful professionals. This year the four eminent speakers are Mr. Prithviraj Dasgupta, an entrepreneur, Ms. Damayanti Mukherjee, an educationist, Dr. Harshad Khadilkar, a scientist with TCS and Mr. Shoummo Kanti Acharya, a business leader. Such exposure will help polish their business minds.

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    IMI Kolkata conducts seminars and workshops throughout the year where students get a platform to interact with distinguished professors and industry experts. Some of the speakers who have associated with the students at IMI Kolkata in the last few years are:

    • Professor Anil Dattatraya Sahasrabudhe, AICTE Chairman
    • Professor Yi Jianhong, Vice President, Kunming University of Science and Technology KUST
    • Mr. Amit Singh, the HR Business Partner for Myntra - Jabong's East & North-east Operations
    • Ms. Samidha Gupta, Regional In-charge-Kolkata, Agricultural, and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority (APEDA)
    • Mr. Mrinal Sinha, Managing Director, Agro Fresh
    • Mr. Prasenjit Sengupta, Senior Consultant, MART
    • Stephen Fleming, Cricketer, New Zealand
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    There are various student-driven clubs where academic and professional activities are conducted. Such experiences complement the pedagogy and curriculum followed at IMI Kolkata producing all-rounder students. Recently IMI Kolkata organized its first Model United Nations where students from different countries participated.


In addition to the all-round development of globally sound management professionals, IMI Kolkata firmly believes in having physically fit students. A strong and fit body is the key to a healthy mind.

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    IMI Kolkata has a dedicated sports committee which organizes inter and intra college events for Badminton, Carom, Chess, Cricket, Football, Table Tennis, and Volleyball, etc.

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    In May 2018, the Kunming University of Science and Technology invited the Volleyball team of IMI Kolkata for the Volleyball tournament.

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    There is an internal IMIK Sports League (ISL) where students get to play in team events like Cricket, Football, and Volleyball.

With the 3 As, existing and incoming students can look for an all-inclusive development with IMI Kolkata. Click here to find out more about IMI Kolkata.