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IIM Calcutta Admission Criteria 2018-20

IIM Calcutta Admission Criteria

IIM Calcutta Admission Criteria 2018-20: Residing in the cultural capital of the country, IIM Calcutta is a management school par excellence. IIM Calcutta was founded in 1961 and was one of the first IIMs established in India.

IIMC offers a beautiful campus located in Joka, away from the hustle bustle of the city. Students reside amidst nature and technologically advanced premises with Wi-Fi enabled classrooms, spacious conference rooms, labs, library and hostel rooms. There is high-speed converged voice, data and video network across the campus. Apart from academic focus, there are numerous clubs and cells like – adventure, dramatics, photography, entrepreneurship and finance to name a few. These ensure an overall development of the student. With various national and international level events like Intaglio - Annual international B-School meet, Carpe Diem – Annual cultural fest and finance and marketing conferences, students are provided an overall exposure.

An academic home to names like Indra Nooyi (PepsiCo CEO) and Amish Tripathi (Author Shiva Trilogy), you could be the next one. Here is an insight about all the courses (with details) it has to offer.

IIM Calcutta Admission Criteria: Courses Offered

IIM Calcutta Admission Criteria 2018

IIM Calcutta Admission Criteria 2018: Overall

The admission into IIMC is a 2 stage process –

Stage 1: Candidates are short listed based on their CAT 2018 percentile score and prior education and work experience. Details are:

GEN - General >=80 >=80 >=80 >=90
NC-OBC– Non Creamy-Other Backward Classes-cum-transgender >=75 >=75 >=75 >=85
PwD/DA- Persons with Disability/ Differently Abled >=60 >=60 >=60 >=70
SC- Scheduled Caste >=65 >=65 >=65 >=70
ST- Scheduled Tribe >=60 >=60 >=60 >=70

IIM Calcutta Weightage 1

Stage 2: In the final selection stage candidates are selected after rounds like Written Ability Test (WAT), separate aptitude test and Personal Interview (PI). The weightage of various components based on which the candidates are finally selected are:

IIM Calcutta Weightage 2

IIM Calcutta Admission Criteria 2018-20


IIM Culcutta PGDM


IIM Calcutta PGDBA


IIM Calcutta PGPEX




IIM Calcutta FPM


IIMC is a member of the Global Alliance in Management Education (CEMS), and offers a 1 year program CEMS MIM (simultaneously with 2-year PGP). It brings together CEMS member schools (abroad), alumni, students and companies in a collaborative course.

Prepare for WAT and PI

What is WAT All about?

WAT Topics

Personal Interview Tips

Keep in Mind during PI

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