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Career Prospects with IMI Kolkata

The IMI Kolkata chapter of the International Management Institute began in 2010. International Management Institute is India’s first corporate-sponsored Business School, and IMI Kolkata is an initiative by RP-Sanjiv Goenka Group. It is one of the few management schools in the East providing an industry-oriented curriculum with a global edge.

IMI Kolkata offers NBA (National Board of Accreditation) accredited two – year full – time AICTE approved Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM). Besides providing cross-functional knowledge and training, IMI Kolkata also offers plentiful placement opportunities to its students. Here is a glance at the 2017-19 placement highlights, placement opportunities and career prospects provided by IMI Kolkata to its students.

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IMI Kolkata 2017-19 Batch Profile

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    The gender diversity includes approximately two-thirds male and one-third female students

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    Around 73% of students were freshers, and 27% of students were with one to two years of work experience

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    The education background of the students was a mix of Engineering (26%), Bachelors (76%) in Arts, Science and Commerce, and Post Graduate (2%) students

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    The age distribution of students was between 20 to 25+ years.

IMI Kolkata 2017-19 Placement Highlights

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    IMI Kolkata saw 100% placements for the 2017-19 PGDM batch

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    There were 110 offers made to the PGDM 2017-19 batch students with 26 PPI/PPOs

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    The highest package offered was 20 LPA

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    The overall average package was 6.9 LPA and 11.45 LPA for the top 10% of students

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    The median package offered was 6.54 LPA.

IMI Kolkata 2017-19 Recruiters

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    There were 37 recruiters this year

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    There was a 27% increase in the new recruiters that visited the IMI Kolkata campus. These included names like eTrans Solutions, Godrej & Boyce, HDFC Life, Philips Lighting, Treebo Hotels, and Zomato

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    Some of the prominent recruiters that have been visiting the IMI Kolkata campus over the years are Airtel, Bajaj Allianz, Berger Paints, BYJUs, Deloitte, Godrej, Global Data, HDFC Bank, HDFC Life, ICICI Prudential, Marico,, Tech Mahindra and Zomato to name a few

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    The companies are welcome to conduct a Pre-Placement Talk (PPT) by visiting the campus or by sending a soft-copy to the placement cell. The PPT should highlight the job profiles, career growth opportunities, and compensation details. Students at IMI Kolkata can apply by sending their CVs to the companies of their choice. The companies can conduct the selection process either at the campus or via video-conferencing.

IMI Kolkata 2017-19 Domain and Sector Distribution

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    Sales & Marketing is the domain where maximum students (47%) were placed

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    Other popular areas were Finance (22%) and Consulting (19%)

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    Every year a significant percentage of students get placed in the BFSI sector (38%)

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    The other popular sectors were IT/ITES (17%), Retail (11%), FMCG (11%), and Manufacturing (9%)

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    Other sectors that saw placements were Consulting, Education, Hospitality, and Healthcare.

IMI Kolkata Profiles Offered

After completing the PGDM at IMI Kolkata, some of the profiles offered to the students are:

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    Assistant Manager

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    Sales Manager

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    Marketing Manager

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    Media Planner

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    Finance Manager

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    Risk and Insurance Manager

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    Business Analysts

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    Programme Manager

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    Product Manager

IMI Kolkata Alumni Profiles and Placements

The sky is the limit of the students at IMI Kolkata, and the alumni of IMI Kolkata are well placed across some of the top companies in India and abroad. Many are part of budding start-up ventures as well. Some of the profiles/roles currently held by IMI Kolkata alumni at organizations like Deloitte, Kantar, Amazon, Bajaj Allianz,, ITC Ltd., and Mother Dairy Fruit & Vegetable Pvt Ltd. are:

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    Marketing Consultant

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    Key Account Manager

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    Relationship Manager

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    Recruitment Manager

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    Tax Consultant

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    Business Analysts

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    Digital Marketing Consultant

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    Sales Officer & Analyst

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    CS Operations Manager

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    Research Manager

The selection process for IMI Kolkata is currently in progress across various cities in India. If you make it through and get a coveted seat at the PGDM programme at IMI Kolkata, a plethora of opportunities awaits you. All the best!

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