IIM Calcutta Course Admissions 2023 (Open): Eligibility, Selection Criteria & Dates ,Joka, Kolkata

What's new at the Indian Institutes of Management Calcutta? IIM Calcutta invites applications for the Executive MBA course for Round 3 admission. The last date to apply for the same is Nov 30. A few more updates are given below: 

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IIM Calcutta ranked no. 3 under the 'Management' category by the NIRF 2022 Rankings. Admissions at IIM Calcutta are primarily entrance-based. This institute is known for its two-year, full-time, residential flagship PGP (also referred to as MBA) programme that offers admission based on a valid score in CAT. Indian Institute of Management Calcutta admission cycle for PGP starts with the commencement of CAT registrations. Apart from PGP, IIM Calcutta also offers other PG and doctoral degree courses in the field of Management. Candidates are shortlisted for these programmes based on course-specific entrance exams, followed by shortlisting processes which generally comprise a Personal Interview (PI) round. 

IIM Calcutta Admission Dates 2023

Some of the important dates related to IIM Calcutta admission 2023 are tabulated below

UPCOMING EVENTS

Last date to apply for Round 3 admission to MBAEx

ONGOING

30 Nov '22

MBA Ex Round 3 Announcement of shortlisted candidates

5 Dec '22

MBA Ex Round 3 Interview of shortlisted candidates

10 Dec '22 -

11 Dec '22

PAST EVENTS

CAT Exam 2022

27 Nov '22

MBA Ex Round 2 Interview of shortlisted candidates

5 Nov '22 -

6 Nov '22

MBA Ex Round 2 Announcement of shortlisted candidates

22 Oct '22

Which IIM Calcutta Course Are You Interested In?

IIM Kolkata offers a list of courses at the postgraduate and doctoral levels in the field of Management. For the Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta admission 2023-24, candidates can check out the frequently asked question and answers given below to know the course-wise admission-related information. 

IIM Calcutta MBA Admission 2023 

A. Yes, IIM Calcutta offers a two-year full-time residential programme, namely a Post Graduate Programme in Management (PGP) which is popularly known as MBA. IIM Calcutta MBA admission is completely entrance-based. To be eligible for IIM Calcutta MBA admission, the candidate must hold a bachelor’s degree with a minimum aggregate of 50% marks or equivalent CGPA. 

Q. How can I get admission to IIM Calcutta for MBA?

A. For IIM Kolkata MBA admission 2023, candidates must register themselves for CAT 2022. Admission to the programme is based on a valid CAT score, followed by several stages of selection which include Preliminary Screening and shortlisting for the Analytical Writing Test (AWT) & Personal Interview (PI) rounds. For more details regarding IIM Calcutta MBA admission, click here. 
Q. How much is the IIM Calcutta MBA fee? 
A. Indian Institute of Management Calcutta MBA fee will range between INR 23.2 lakh and INR 24 lakh. The fee mentioned here is taken from an unofficial source, hence is indicative. For a detailed IIM Calcutta MBA fee structure, click here. 
Q. What is the highest package of IIM Calcutta for MBA? 
A. IIM Calcutta has recorded 100% placements for its flagship PGP (MBA) programme during IIM Calcutta placements 2022. IIM Calcutta's highest package was not released by the institute for 2022. On the other hand, IIM Calcutta average package stood at INR 34.2 LPA. IIM Kolkata median package offered was INR 31 LPA. 

IIM Calcutta Executive MBA Admission 2023 

Q. How can I get admission to IIM Calcutta for Executive MBA?

A. E-MBA applications should be submitted online via the official website of IIM Kolkata. Candidates seeking admission to this course are based on multiple factors, including academic background, professional experience, GMAT score, performance in PI round, statement of purpose and recommendation letter. Candidates fulfilling all the criteria can get admission to the IIM Calcutta Ex MBA course. For more detailed admission criteria for the IIM Calcutta Ex MBA course, click here. 
Q. What is the IIM Calcutta Executive MBA fee? 
A. Indian Institute of Management Calcutta Executive MBA fee will range between INR 12.31 lakh and INR 31 lakh. The fee mentioned here is taken from an unofficial source, hence is indicative. For a detailed fee structure related to the IIM Calcutta Ex MBA course, click here.
Q. What is the minimum requirement for Executive MBA admission at IIM Calcutta? 
A. Apart from a valid GMAT score, candidates must have passed graduation in 10+2+3 pattern or equivalent degree in any stream. Additionally, a minimum of five years of full-time post-qualification managerial/ professional experience is also required as of March 31, 2022. 

IIM Calcutta Admission Process 2023 

Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta admission process includes registration for CAT, shortlisting process on the basis of CAT score, appearing for the GD & PI round, the release of final merit list and payment of admission fee. Candidates seeking admission to the IIM Calcutta MBA course can follow the step-wise admission process of the institute as given below: 

Step 1: IIM Calcutta Application Process 2023

The application process of IIM Calcutta PGP takes place via CAT. Therefore, candidates need to visit the official website of CAT (www.iimcat.ac.in) to register themselves. For other courses offered at IIM Calcutta follow the given below steps: 

Step 1.1: Visit the official website of IIM Calcutta (www.iimcal.ac.in). On its homepage, click on the 'Programmes' tab and from the drop-down menu, click on 'Executive/ Academic Programmes' as per preference.

Step 1.2: Further, click on the desired course tab and then click on the 'admission' tab of the course for which the candidate is interested in seeking admission.

Step 1.3: Read all the details around the course on this page and then click on the 'Apply' button. The registration page opens up.

Step 1.4: Fill in the registration form and the remaining application form with all the required details.

Step 1.5: Also, upload a work experience certificate as per the course requirements (if applicable).

Step 1.6: Conclude the application process by paying a course-specific application fee* in online mode using a debit card/ credit card/ net banking.

Step 2: Shortlisting on the basis of CAT scores

Based on CAT entrance exam scores, IIM Calcutta will send invitation emails for the next round. Shortlisted students need to reply for admission within the due dates by filling out the application form. In the next step, registered candidates will undergo three stages of the shortlisting process. 

Step 3: Appear for the GD & PI round

In the next step, IIM Calcutta will release a list of candidates on the basis of several parameters such as CAT score and Written Ability Test performance, among others. Candidates whose names appear in the list released by the institute for GD & PI round need to appear for the Group Discussion process. 

A. No, IIM Calcutta admission to most of the courses is entrance-based. The application process of IIM Calcutta for PGP takes place via CAT. Therefore, candidates need to visit the official website of CAT (www.iimcat.ac.in) to get admission to IIM Calcutta. The institute will further shortlist the candidates based on the CAT score and send emails to shortlisted candidates.

Step 4: Release of final merit list & fee payment

In this step, IIM Calcutta will release a list of selected candidates who have cleared the admission process of the institute. The final step is to pay the admission fee to confirm their seats. 

IIM Calcutta Admission FAQs

Q. Is it tough to get into IIM Calcutta?

A. IIM Calcutta accepts the CAT entrance test for admission to the Management courses. The CAT exam is usually tough. CAT 2021 exam was of moderate difficulty level. All three slots have the same difficulty level. CAT 2022 exam is expected to have the same structure and difficulty level as CAT 2021. So, yes is tough to get any IIMs. 

Q. What is the IIM Calcutta session start date for 2022?

A. IIM Calcutta admission cycle for the MBA course starts with the registration fo the CAT entrance test. So, for the academic session 2023, IIM Calcutta has now closed the application window for MBA admission. However, the institute is currently accepting applications for the Executive MBA course for Round 3 admission and the last date to apply for the same is November 30. 

Q. What is the lowest package of IIM Calcutta?

A. During IIM Calcutta placements 2022, the median package offered was INR 31 LPA. Additionally, IIM Calcutta highest package stood at INR 42.5 LPA during IIM Calcutta PGDBA placements 2022. The average package offered was INR 29.71 LPA.

Q. Can I join IIM Calcutta without entrance?

A. No, IIM Calcutta admission to most of the courses is entrance-based. The application process of IIM Calcutta for PGP takes place via CAT. Therefore, candidates need to visit the official website of CAT (www.iimcat.ac.in) to get admission to IIM Calcutta. The institute will further shortlist the candidates based on the CAT score and send emails to shortlisted candidates.

Q. Who can apply for MBAEx at IIM Calcutta?

A. Candidates, who have passed a bachelor's degree in 10+2+3 pattern from a recognised institution along with five years of full-time post-qualification managerial/ professional experience and a valid GMAT score, can apply for MBAEx admission at IIM Calcutta.

Q. Does IIM Calcutta offer any online programmes?

A. Yes, IIM Calcutta offers several long-term online programmes at the diploma and certificate level across the streams of Strategy & Entrepreneurship, Leadership & General Management and Analytics & Data Science, among others. These courses are carefully designed as per the requirements and needs of the working executives.

Q. Does IIM Calcutta offer scholarships?

A. Yes, IIM Calcutta offers both merit and need-based scholarships in the form of fee waivers and concessions as it believes that no student should be denied the privileges of education because of financial issues.

Q. What are the courses offered at IIM Calcutta?

A. IIM Calcutta offers a two-year PGP (also referred to as MBA) as its flagship programme. Apart from this, the institute offers MBAEx, PGPEx-VLM, PGDBA and DPM programmes at the PG and doctoral levels. In addition to this, the institute also offers several long-duration online programmes on a situational basis.

Q. How much is the MBA fee for IIM Calcutta?

A. IIM Calcutta MBA fee will range between INR 23.2 lakh and INR 24 lakh. The fee mentioned here is taken from an unofficial source, hence is indicative. For detailed fee structure, students are advised to contact the admission department of the institute. 

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Abhishek Naik | Discontinued (Jun 2022)- Post Graduate Program in Management (PGPM) - Batch of 2020
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Placements 5 Infrastructure 5 Faculty & Course Curriculum 5 Crowd & Campus Life 4 Value for Money 5
If you get an opportunity to join this college, do join it.

Placements: Placements rate was almost 100% in our college. The highest salary package offered is 72 LPA. The lowest salary package offered is 15 LPA. The average salary package offered is 25 LPA. Companies can't be compared without predefined parameters. E-commerce, OPS and Prod Man offered the highest salary packages. All students were offered a senior management role. Almost 100% of the students got internships in over 200 companies.

Infrastructure: Excellent facilities and infrastructure are available on the campus. The...

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Anamitra Mandal | Discontinued (Jun 2022)- Post Graduate Program in Management (PGPM) - Batch of 2019
Reviewed on 30 Jul 2018
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Placements 5 Infrastructure 3 Faculty & Course Curriculum 5 Crowd & Campus Life 5 Value for Money 4
The academics and placements are excellent. Awesome campus life, but the infrastructure is poor.

Placements: IIM Calcutta is one the best colleges regarding placements. The college provides 100% placements for the students of every batch. The average salary package offered was 19 LPA to 20 LPA. Around 140-160 companies from finance, consulting, marketing, general management and e-commerce sectors visit the college to participate in placement drives. Each placement drive takes more than two days to record 100% placements, where the total number of students is 450.

Infrastructure: The academic infrastructure of the colle...

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Riddheish Seth | Discontinued (Jun 2022)- Post Graduate Program in Management (PGPM) - Batch of 2019
Reviewed on 4 Aug 2020
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Placements 5 Infrastructure 5 Faculty & Course Curriculum 5 Crowd & Campus Life 5 Value for Money 5
Our college provides the experience which is worth the money and good placements and good education.

Placements: Our college provides 100% opportunities for both internships and final placements. Top firms from various sectors like BAML, McK, BCG, P&G, Citi, GS, MS, JPMC, Brain, etc., dominate PE/VCs. Microsoft and other firms also offered roles across geographies and other profiles. Placements in IIM are most fresher-friendly, and also placements are mostly available in finance. Salary packages offered are not disclosed as it is a policy of IIM C and peer B-Schools. However, the highest stipend offered in...

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Abhishek Kumar | Executive Master of Business Administration (EMBA) - Batch of 2019
Reviewed on 6 Mar 2019
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Placements 4 Infrastructure 5 Faculty & Course Curriculum 5 Crowd & Campus Life 5 Value for Money 5
This is a must join college.

Placements: Placements in college are very good. Students are from diverse backgrounds and have a target role and industry which makes it difficult to attract companies. However, due to college brand, efforts and preparedness of students, almost 90% of the students end up getting their desired role and industry.

Infrastructure: Being the oldest IIM, the infrastructure can't be an issue. We have been to foreign universities, and their facilities are not much better than ours. In addition, the campus has 7 lakes which make th...

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Samarth Jaiswal | Discontinued (Jun 2022)- Post Graduate Program in Management (PGPM) - Batch of 2018
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Placements 5 Infrastructure 5 Faculty & Course Curriculum 5 Crowd & Campus Life 5 Value for Money 5
Best B-school, the best facilities and faculty.

Placements: 100% placements are there in both summers and finals. The average stipend for our batch was 1.05 lakhs per month. Companies like Mahindra, Tata Administrative Services and Aditya Birla Group made offers for general management roles. Bain and Company, Boston Consulting Group, McKinsey, Deloitte and Accenture were among the top consulting firms. The highest stipend, as well as salary, is offered in finance sector roles.

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