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April 05, 2018

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IIM Calcutta

IIM Calcutta
About IIM-C
The Indian Institute of Management Calcutta (IIMC) was the first ever institute established by Indian Government which focused for post graduate studies and research in management sciences. It was founded way back in 1961 with combined efforts of government of West Bengal, Alfred P. Sloan School of Management (MIT), The Ford Foundation and the Indian Industry, seeking the need of that time to start management education in India. Since then, IIM-C has been playing the most prominent role in India INC, producing best in class professionals for Indian Economy. Post graduate Management programs, Doctoral Level Programs, Research & Development, Training programs and consulting activities by IIM-C has given India a much better position at world level. Students from this college are not only being placed in India, but many International Companies come to the campus to hire the top notch students.
IIM-C serves as an autonomous body which has been continuously working on research and development in management to meet the requirement of the ever-evolving and dynamic business environment. The institute has been ranked among top Asian Business Schools continuously over the period of four decades. A strong reputation and history of the college along with best in class students invites best of the MNCs both from India and abroad while the placements. The institute offers residential management programmes to offer a great experience to the students which include teamwork, group behavior, relationships along amazing professional growth and development. Students are provided with intellectual depth, individual attention and abundant resources. 
Facts about IIM-C
• Location: Joka, Kolkata
• Director: Prof. Shekhar Chaudhuri
• Established in 1961
• AICTE Approved College  
• Public Institute (Autonomous) 
• Co-ed College  
• Campus Area : 135 acres
• 92-Full time faculty (all with PHDs)
• 100+ regular recruiters 
Campus: IIM-C is located in Joka, which is a locality in South West Kolkata. The campus of the institute has an international standard teaching infrastructure to facilitate learning and development to the students.  Campus is having best in class IT-aids and technology that offers the best of the facilities like video conferencing, presentations, computing and other integrated services.  
BC Roy Memorial Library
Best of the colleges or universities are always known for their libraries from where the students get the resources of study. Library of IIM-C was established the very next year of its establishment, 1962. It was after B.C. Roy who was the first Chairman of IIM-C. It is renowned as one of the best management libraries, not only in India but across the Asia. 
• 1.6 lakhs book & bound journals
• Subscription to 500+ journals
• 40,000+ online full text journals 
IIM Calcutta offers five main full-time academic programmes:
• PGP, Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM)
• Post Graduate Diploma in Computer Aided Management (PGDCM)
• PGPEX, Post Graduate Programme for Executives
• One year full time residential program
• Doctoral Program In Management
• Long Duration Management Program
About Post Graduate Program Management (PGP) @ IIM-C
Course Duration 2 Years
Fees INR 13, 56,000
Seats Total – 462
Eligibility CAT - 95 Percentile | GMAT
Selection Process Group Discussion, Writing Ability Test, Personal Interview, Profile
How to get enrolled for PGP
It a two phase process
Phase 1: Criteria for GDPI shortlist for PGDM & PGDCM (Batch 2012-14)
Phase 2
Total score of a candidate will be computed out of 100, the break-up of which is given in Table  below:
Criteria and break-up of total score
Criterion Weightage
CAT Score 80%
10th Board 10%
12th Board 10%
Bachelors 100%
For SSC and HSC marks, scores will be awarded out of five points for each based on Table given below. The marks obtained by candidates will be rounded to the nearest integers:
SSC/HSC marks and respective scores
SSC/HSC Marks Weightage
81 and above 5
76 to 80 4%
71 to 75 3
66 to 70 2
60 to 65 1
Less than or equal to 59 0
Shortlisted candidates based on the above criteria will be appearing for the GDPI which also has a written component. The short listing will be based on merit in each category. Minimum qualification on the above mentioned criteria would not automatically shortlist the candidate for the next level.
Placement’s Overview 
Sector Wise Placements for the batch of 2010-2012
• Finance         - 28.53% 
• Consulting  - 26.80%
• Sales & Marketing - 22.48%
• General Management - 8.93%
Remuneration offered 
• Finance Firms offered INR 30-40 lakhs on an average for India Locations and INR 40-60 lakhs for foreign locations with bonus components ranging up to even 200%
• Consulting firms offered INR 20-25 lakhs, plus bonus component for India
• Marketing firms offered INR 15-20 lakhs for India
• Many students are also recruited for management positions based on profile and are offered commensurate salary packages
Batch Profile
The batch of 2010 comprised of 34% fresher and 66% students with prior work-experience. Among them, 15 % of the students had work-experience of more than 36 months. IIM-C placed its one of the largest batch in just 4 days which is remarkable for the students aspiring to study in IIM-C.
Final Placement Report of IIM-C, 2013
IIM Calcutta’s Final Placement process for the batch of 2011-2013 kicked off on March 3, 2013. The number of students in the batch eligible for placements was 444 (total batch size 462), making this the largest batch in the history of any IIM. Keeping in mind the increase in batch size, the placement strategy this year was modified to focus on inviting new recruiters to campus. Another major shift in strategy was to modify the tight 5-day process adopted last year to a comparatively relaxed 5-day process followed by a rolling process so as to accommodate the huge increase in the number of firms visiting the campus this year. The total number of firms that visited the campus for placements this year was a record 218. This number includes 114 first time recruiters, a huge increase from last time.  
Student Exchange Programme (STEP)
IIM-C being the oldest IIM has a very extensive network across the globe and when it comes to student exchange programme, there are many partner B-schools as well across the globe. Post graduate exams usually offer student exchange programme at fifth term, between August-September and December.  Hundreds of students every year leave to foreign institutes as a part of student exchange programme and same number students also come to IIM-C to study their term here. These are the countries where number of colleges has tie-ups with IIM-C for STEP
Austria Spain
Belgium Sweden
Czech Republic Switzerland
Denmark Netherlands
Finland Turkey
France United Kingdom
Germany Australia
Hungary China
Ireland Japan
Italy South Korea
Norway Philippines
Poland Russia
Portugal Singapore
Canada Thailand
United States of America Brazil 
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