IIM Calcutta – Campus Life

IIM Calcutta – Campus Life

The IIM Calcutta campus is located in Joka, in the suburbs of Kolkata, West Bengal. Spread over 135 acres of land it is not just a home to a bunch of geeks but a melting pot of intellectuals who are well surrounded with culture, academia and technology. Here is a look at the facilities you can avail in its campus.

Accommodation

There are 5 residential hostels equipped with all modern day facilities like common rooms, study rooms and game rooms. Except one the remaining hostels are separate for girls and boys.  There are residential complexes for executives as well perusing courses under MDPs which are fully equipped with residential and conference rooms.

Classrooms

The classrooms in the academic and administrative buildings can fit classes of different sizes and numbers and are upgraded with facilities like secured Wi-Fi, instructional technology, computing, video conferencing, and integrated collaboration services. There is high speed converged data, voice and video network. Apart from these there are group study areas, conference rooms, business engineering library, lounges and office space for staff and faculty. In addition to the above, there is 750- seater AC auditorium which is host to many important conferences, talks, convocations and student led events.

Library

The library at IIMC is known as Bidhan Chandra Roy Library or BC Roy Memorial Library, who was the 1st Chairman of the institute and also the 2nd Chief Minister of West Bengal. It has over 16,000 volumes of management journals and 40,000 online text full journals. Apart from these it houses the largest collection of electronic databases and makes it the largest library in Asia.

Labs

The campus hosts 2 labs – Computer & Finance. IIMC was the first B-school to be fully wired. The computer lab right now has 1000 PCs, 4 digital Alpha servers, one IBM RS-6000 server and seven Novell file servers. The finance lab enables students to perform applied research, mathematical and conceptual theories in real time financial markets. It hosts Bloomberg, Prowess and Capitaline servers along with trading exchange simulator with real time data feed from NSC, BSE, NCDEX and MCX.

Management Centre for Human Values

It was founded in April 1992 and is a unique experience it offers its students and faculty members.

Cafeteria

Apart from fresh food being served to students, there is a Cafe Coffee Day outlet as well.

Recreation

There is an in-house gym and various courts/grounds for sports like badminton, basketball, football, volleyball, cricket and tennis. There are various clubs and cells like – adventure, dramatics, photography, entrepreneurship and finance to name a few. Also the students host a lot of 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.

Other Facilities

The IIM C campus has SBI and ICICI bank ATMs and bank offices along with in house medical facilities for the ease of students.

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