IMI Kolkata Admission 2022: Eligibility, Fee & Dates ,Alipore

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What's new at IMI Kolkata?

  • IMI Kolkata has announced the list of students admitted to the PGDM programme for the 2022-24 batch.
  • PGDM 2022-24 admissions are currently open. Interested candidates can apply online. The institute has not released any last date of application. The same will be updated here once out.  

International Management Institute (IMI), Kolkata approved by Association of Indian Universities (AIU) is a premier B-School in Kolkata. The institute is backed by prominent corporate houses like Nestle, ITC, SAIL, TATA, etc. It offers two programmes which include a two-year full-time Postgraduate Diploma in Management (PGDM), and a four-year Fellowship Management Programme (FPM). Admission to these programmes is based on the scores obtained in the national entrance tests.

IMI Kolkata Admission Process 2022

IMI Kolkata accepts application through online mode only. Candidates should check the eligibility criteria of the desired programme before applying. Here are some important points regarding admission:

  • Candidates for FPM programme are selected based on the scores obtained in Research Aptitude Test (RAT) and personal interview round conducted by the college itself
  • Admission to the PGDM programme is based on the merit in CAT/ GMAT/ XAT entrance exam followed by Written Ability Test (WAT) and Personal Interview (PI) conducted by the college itself. Candidates with work experience are given preference in admission

IMI Kolkata PGDM Admission 2022 

For PGDM programme, candidates are first shortlisted on the basis of scores obtained in CAT/ GMAT/ XAT entrance exam and academics (Class 10, 12 and graduation). Shortlisted candidates have to then appear for WAT and PI conducted by the institute. WAT & PI is conducted at the following centres:



















Final selection is based on the candidate's entrance exam and academic scores, work experience, and performance in WAT & PI round. The below table enlists the specialisations and eligibility criteria of PGDM programme:


Eligibility Criteria

Economics, Strategy & Finance


Bachelor’s degree or equivalent and must have scored a minimum of 50% aggregate at Graduate, Class 10 & 12



Information Systems & Operations Management


IMI Kolkata FPM Admission 2022

Selection for FPM course is based on RAT entrance test followed by Interview conducted by the institute. The admission process includes – filling an application form, appearing for interview/ essay writing/ psychometric test round and lastly preparation of merit list. Final admission offer is made on the basis of candidate’s composite score made during the various stages of the selection process. The table below states the eligibility criteria and specialisations of FPM programme:



Eligibility Criteria


PG degree with a minimum of 55% aggregate


Bachelor’s degree in Engineering with a minimum of 60% aggregate along with three years of relevant work experience


Any professional qualifications such as CA, ICWA and CS with a minimum of 55% aggregate

Finance and Accounting


Organisational Behaviour and Human Resource Management

Strategic Management

Operations Management

Information System

Note: Final year students need to furnish the proof of falling in the minimum eligibility criteria, failing which, the candidates might be asked to withdraw from the programme.

IMI Kolkata Application Process 2022

Candidates should follow the below steps to apply for the respective programmes:

For PGDM programme

Step I: Candidates should first check the eligibility criteria and application requirements

Step II: Candidates should then fill the online application form

Step III: Lastly, for completing the application form candidates need to make the payment of Rs 1180 (including GST) through net banking/ credit card/ debit card.

Step IV: Print the application form for future reference

For FPM programme

Step I: Candidates need to first download the application form from the official website

Step II: Fill the form manually by entering the correct details which include both personal and professional details

Step III: Stick the passport size photograph at the mentioned area on the form

Step IV: Pay the application fee of Rs 1180 through DD drawn in favour of ‘International Institute of Kolkata’ payable at Kolkata and send it to the following address:

Ms. Karabi Bhattacharya Rao

Administrative Executive

International Management Institute Kolkata

2/4C, Judges Court Road, Alipore, Kolkata – 700 027

IMI Kolkata Course Fee 2022

The below table states the total course fee for PGDM programme:


Fee (in Rs lakh)



IMI Kolkata Scholarships 2022

IMI, Kolkata offers scholarships to economically weaker sections, meritorious students and candidates excelling in extra-curricular activities. Here are some important points regarding scholarships:

  • All students whose family income is less than 8 lakhs per annum are eligible for scholarship under Economically Weaker Section (EWS).
  • IMI Kolkata will be offering a 100 per cent tuition fee waiver for its upcoming batch with an outstanding academic career to date. The 100 per cent tuition fee waiver will be sanctioned for the first year. The student’s first-year performance will be reviewed at the end of that year for renewal of the waiver for the second year.  
  • The selection for the 100 per cent tuition waiver scheme is based on overall academic excellence and performance in the personal interview. Students availing of the scheme are required to maintain a CGPA of 8 or above to avail the benefit throughout their two years course of study.

Important FAQs regarding IMI Kolkata Admission

Q. Where does IMI Kolkata rank as per NIRF?

A. As per NIRF, the college is ranked 52nd among Business Schools in India by the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF), Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Government of India in 2021

Q. Can a candidate apply online or offline at IMI Kolkata?

A. Candidates who wish to enrol to the courses offered at IMI Kolkata can apply online by visiting the official website.

Q. How many specialisations do FPM programme consists of at IMI Kolkata?

A. The college offers FPM programme in six different specialisations which are as follows: OB & HR, Finance & Accounting, Marketing, Economics, Information System & Operation Management and Strategic Management

Q. What is the selection criteria of PGDM programme at IMI Kolkata?

A. Candidates are first shortlisted on the basis of academic score of class 10 & 12 and graduation along with CAT/ XAT or GMAT entrance test score. Shortlisted candidates have to appear for WAT and PI.

Q. What are the specialisations offered under PGDM programme at IMI Kolkata?

A. The college offers five different specialisations under PGDM programme which are as follows:

  • Finance
  • OB & HR
  • Marketing
  • Economics, Strategy & Business
  • Information System & Operation Management

Q. What is the application fee for PGDM programme at IMI Kolkata?

A. The application fee for PGDM programme is Rs 1,180 including GST.

Q. Does IMI Kolkata accepts direct admission to its courses?

A. No, the college only considers CAT/ XAT or GMAT or any other valid entrance exam scores for admission to its courses.

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Mayank Mehta | Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM) - Batch of 2021
Reviewed on 7 Jul 2020
Placements 4 Infrastructure 4 Faculty & Course Curriculum 3 Crowd & Campus Life 4 Value for Money 4
I am satisfied by the faculty as well as the hostel facilities provided by the college.

Placements: 90% of the students of PGDM batch 18-20 got placed. The highest package was of 22 LPA and the lowest package was of 3 LPA. Top recruiters were Deloitte, PWC, Randstad, JSW Steel. 95% of students of PGDM Batch 19-21 got their internship. Top roles were in sales and marketing.

Infrastructure: Wi-Fi is 24*7 available and the timings for the library is from 9 A. M. to 10 P. M. in the night. Computer labs are also on the campus that can be accessed during college hours only. Classrooms and hostel rooms are clean and ...

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Barnali Das | Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM) - Batch of 2021
Reviewed on 28 Mar 2020
Placements 5 Infrastructure 5 Faculty & Course Curriculum 5 Crowd & Campus Life 5 Value for Money 4
Great infrastructure, pedagogy!

Placements: The highest package is 20LPA and average lies between 6-7LPA. Top recruiters are CESC, Deloitte, HDFC Life, Fab Hotels and so on. Various companies like Jaro Education, Nephroplus, Dabur, Marico, to name a few, offers internship opportunities to the students.

Infrastructure: Digital classrooms with Wi-Fi connectivity and IMI also uses a software named OLT (online learning and teaching) for evaluating and supporting academic processes. Hostel facilities are quite good, the quality of food available in the mess is...

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Jagriti Yadav | Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM) - Batch of 2021
Reviewed on 25 Sep 2019
Placements 3 Infrastructure 3 Faculty & Course Curriculum 4 Crowd & Campus Life 2 Value for Money 2
Good infrastructure, campus life needs to be improved, placement are good.

Placements: 100% the highest-183000, Average-55000, the lowest-30000 JSW, Deloitte, HDFC life insurance, ICICI Prudential, Nivea Sales, Marketing, Human Resource, Finance, Operations the highest-22lakh, Average-6.45lakh, the lowest-3.5Lakh 90% In Mcvities, Nivea, HDFC life insurance, ICICI Prudential, Jaro Education, Nephroplus, Dabur.

Infrastructure: The facilities which are available for us are digital classrooms with Wi-Fi campus and a library with organized books and many computers with internet connection for students to sit and read, B.M.C. course computers are also present in library, an air-conditioned campus with an IT lab with more than 100 computers to be used at a single time, with a world-class auditorium and of course amazing faculty members. Hostel do have executive rooms for girls (attached bathroom), Normal single rooms for g...

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SUDHIR PRATAP SIN ... | Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM) - Batch of 2021
Reviewed on 22 Sep 2019
Placements 4 Infrastructure 5 Faculty & Course Curriculum 5 Crowd & Campus Life 5 Value for Money 3
The infrastructure of our college is good.

Placements: Overall, placements in our college are good. There is a placement cell providing 100% placements, with an average salary package of 6.8 LPA in 2018. The highest salary package offered is 20 LPA. There is a scheme of one student one offer. Jobs are offered in all fields like marketing, finance, operations, HR.

Infrastructure: The institute has very good infrastructure. Classrooms are equipped with air-conditioner. The campus is very good and has facilities like gym, indoor games, pool and snooker and other sports...

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Surbhi Somani | Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM) - Batch of 2021
Reviewed on 30 Aug 2019
Placements 4 Infrastructure 5 Faculty & Course Curriculum 5 Crowd & Campus Life 5 Value for Money 4
Students here get overall growth for life and not just career growth.

Placements: The placement at IMI Kolkata is 100% guaranteed. For the batch that passed out in 2018 the highest packaged offered was 20LPA, average package was 6.9LPA and the median was 6.54. There were companies like Nivea, JSW, OYO, Deloitte, Federal Bank, Mc Virtues and many more for the final placement. Roles offered were tax consultant, sales manager, business analyst etc. Our college also provide internship in different companies and the stipend for the same was ranging from 5,000 to 1,00,000. The stud...

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Which one is better among NTPC School of Business and IMI Kolkata?



Contributor-Level 9

4 months ago

Dear student ntpc school is beneficial for you in future.


Does IMI Kolkata campus have uniform?


Pranav Kaushal

Beginner-Level 1

5 months ago

Hello Sukaina Khan
No particular uniform but you need to go in formals I guess.


Pawan Singh Dhakad

Contributor-Level 8

5 months ago

There is no particular uniform, but you need to go in formals I guess.


My MAT score is 98.77 percentile, am I eligible to apply for IMI?

Piyush Tripathi

Guide-Level 13

6 months ago

IMI does not consider MAT score.

Saket Raj Sahu

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2 years ago

Just go through this link and fill out the required details:


Which one is better? IMI Kolkata vs IMI Bhubaneswar vs SOIL GURGAON.


Sukaina khan

Beginner-Level 2

5 months ago

Here is the preference given by numbers to the colleges mentioned-
1.IMI Bhubaneswar
2.IMI Kolkata
3.SOIL Gurgaon


I have cleared the call for IMI Kolkata and IMI bhub. However now I am confuse which one should I go for.


Sukaina khan

Beginner-Level 2

5 months ago

You can go for Bhubaneswar campus.

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