All about IIM Calcutta

Hello Uotians, I hope you all are doing well. Today, the discussion is all about the first IIM in India i.e. Indian Institute of Management Calcutta (IIM C or IIM Calcutta). IIM C was established in 1961 and spreads across 135 acres.

IIM Calcutta

IIM Calcutta Courses Offered

PGP – Post Graduate Programme in Management

PGPEX – Post Graduate Programme for Executives

PGPEX-VLM – Visionary Leadership in Management

PGDBA – Post Graduate Diploma in Business Analytics

FPM – The Fellow Programme in Management

IIM Calcutta Fees and Intake

Fees – Rs. 21,00,000

Intake – 460+ students


2018 Batch Profile

Work Experience

Freshers – 21.6%

1-24 months – 52.7%

25-48 months – 24%

48 months – 1.7%


Educational Background

Engineering – 87.3%

Commerce – 6%

Arts – 0.9%

Science – 2.4%

Others – 3.5%

IIM Calcutta Admission Process

Scores accepted – CAT

Stage 1 – Shortlisting as per given table


Stage 2 – Written Ability Test (WAT) and Personal Interview(PI)

Final selection will be based on CAT score, Personal Interview, Written Ability Test, 10th, 12th, Bachelors, Diversity and Work experience

Criteria Weights
CAT 2018 score 12
Personal Interview 24
Written Ability Test 5
Academic Diversity 2
Work Experience 4
Total 50


IIM C detailed selection process

IIM Calcutta Placements

Batch 2018-2020

130 companies

No. of students participated – 432

Highest Package – Rs. 75 LPA

Average Package – Rs. 24.2 LPA

Median Package -Rs. 22 LPA

133 PPOs


Domain wise Placements

Domain Maximum Package (in Rs.) Average Package (in Rs.)
Sales and Marketing 75 LPA 20 LPA
Consulting 33 LPA 27 LPA
IT & Analytics 20 LPA 17 LPA
General Management 26 LPA 22 LPA
E-Commerce, OPS and PRODMAN 49 LPA 29 LPA
Finance 70 LPA 25 LPA


Prominent Recruiters

JP Morgan & Chase CO.


Morgan Stanley

Goldman Sachs




Mckinsey & Company etc.


IIM C detailed placement report


IIM C Summer Internship Placements

2017-2019 Batch

180 firms

453 students participated

Average stipend – Rs. 1.1 lakhs


If you get into IIM C, you have nothing to lose. No additional Tipani is required for this Prestigious institute. The only option against IIM C is FMS, Delhi for its Fantastic ROI. It is said that when one will find people at IIM C and not profiles. This institute doesn’t completely focus on academics, a person having average academics can get in with a healthy CAT score.

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