Indian Institute of Management Calcutta
IIM Calcutta is one of Asia's finest Business Schools. It is our vision to emerge as an International Centre of Excellence in all facets of Management Education, rooted in Indian ethos and societal values.
Today, IIM Calcutta attracts the best talent in India - it is a veritable melting pot of academia, industry and research. The best and brightest young men and women enroll in its academic programs.
Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta (IIM-C) came into existence in November 1961, the oldest among the IIM family.
IIM-C was established in active alliance with Alfred P. Sloan School of Management (MIT), The Government of West Bengal,The Ford Foundation and Indian industry.
The foundation stone of the Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta was laid down by the then Dy. Prime Minister Morarji Desai on December 1968.IIM-C came to its present site in 1975.
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IIM-C offers five major teaching programs namely Post Graduate Program in Management (PGDM), Post Graduate Diploma in Computer Aided Management (PGDCM), Post Graduate Program for Executives (PGPEX), Post Graduate Diploma in Business Management (PGDBM) and Fellow Program in Management (FPM). The Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta teaches excellent management education to make general managers and high-level decision makers with broad strategic vision.
Students are given admission to MBA program based on the scores obtained in the Common Admission Test (CAT). Shortlisted candidates are invited for Group Discussion and Personal Interview is conducted usually in the month of March.
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In addition to MBA program, doctoral and executive programs are also offered by IIM-C. Students of doctoral program are awarded "Fellow of the Indian Institute of Management Calcutta" after the completion of course. The Association of Indian Universities has recognized the degree as equivalent to Ph.D.
The Government of India has also recognized the Fellowship in Management of IIM-C as equivalent to a Ph.D. degree in management education of a recognized Indian University.
Doctoral program was first time offered by the IIM- C in 1971. The doctoral program at IIM-C has been designed to provide teaching and research at B-Schools and universities across the World.
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IIM Calcutta Scholarships
Several scholarships sponsored by Aditya Birla Group, Ratan Tata Trust, HUL and many more are offered by the IIM-C. Scholarships are awarded to students on the basis of merit and a variety of other criteria. A scholarship is also awarded to SC, ST and PWD students by the IIMC, sponsored by the National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC).
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IIM Calcutta Alumni
IIMC has a very strong alumni base, which makes it unique among the top management institutes of the world. IIMC alumni are occupying leadership positions as corporate managers, academicians and successful entrepreneurs, worldwide. The alumni maintain a close relation with the Institute, helping each other in their growth.
In addition to the teaching programs, IIMC is also engaged in the following activities
- Management Development Programs
- Seminars, Workshops & International Conferences