Indian Institute of Management(IIM) West Begal

(IIM) Kolkata, Admission 2023, Fee, Placement, Ranking, Contact

Established In 1961, IIM Calcutta (also known as IIM Kolkata) was the first institute established under the IIM legacy. IIM Calcutta ranks 3 under the ‘Management‘ category by the NIRF 2022 Rankings. IIM Calcutta is considered as one of the best B-schools in the country for Management education. The institute offers PG, doctoral and executive programmes to the students out of which MBA (or PGPM) is the flagship course. Over the years, IIM Calcutta has partnered with over 40 prestigious B-schools across North & South America, Europe, Australia and Asia, such as Bocconi University (Italy), Copenhagen Business School (Denmark) and Ivey Business School (Canada) among others. It also runs an international Student Exchange Program (STEP) as a part of its curriculum. Not just this, it has established itself as the top choice of recruiters across all profiles, such as Investment Banking, Operations, Consulting, Marketing, General Management and Information Systems. Maintaining this trend, it is witnessing a 100% placements record every year. Some of the prominent highlights around IIM Calcutta are as follows:

IIM Calcutta Highlights

Established Year1961
Campus Size135 acres
Students Intake480
MBA FeesINR 27,00,000
NIRF Ranking 20234
Number of Courses8
Total Faculty 81
ScholarshipNeed-based financial assistance available
Average Package 2023INR 35.07 LPA
Top Recruiters Adobe, Flipkart, Amazon, BCG, Goldman Sachs, etc

IIM Calcutta Fees & Eligibility

MBA₹27 Lakhs (Total Fees)Graduation with 50% + CAT
PG Diploma₹25 Lakhs (Total Fees)Graduation
PGPEX₹13.5 Lakhs (Total Fees)Graduation + CAT
EMBA₹31 Lakhs (Total Fees)Graduation + CAT/ GMAT
Certification₹4.8 Lakhs (Total Fees)Graduation
Executive Programme₹6.36 Lakhs (Total Fees)Graduation with 50%
Executive Certificat₹5.5 Lakhs (Total Fees)Graduation

*IIM Calcutta Ranking 2023 has been released. IIM Calcutta ranked 4th by NIRF 2023, IIRF 2023 & Outlook I-Care Ranking 2022 at the national level. 

*IIM Calcutta ranks 1st in the prestigious BT-MDRA Best B-School Survey 2023. Besides, IIM Calcutta ranks 4th for Executive MBA and 1-year MBA program by Business Today Ranking 2023.

*IIM Calcutta also ranked 76th by FT Global MBA Ranking, and 50th by QS Global MBA Ranking 2022 at global level.


Master of Business Administration [MBA]

Total tuition Fees:₹ 2,700,000 Total Fees

Post Graduate Diploma in Business Analytics

Total tuition Fees:₹ 2,500,000 Total Fees

Master of Business Administration [MBA] (Executive)

Total tuition Fees:₹ 3,100,000 Total Fees

IIM Calcutta Admission process

  • Interested candidates will have to visit the CAT official website or www.iimcat.ac.in.
  • They can start by registering themselves, which will provide them with system-generated login credentials.
  • They can then log in to their account and start filling up the application form with all the personal, academic, and professional details and upload all the required documents.
  • Then they will have to choose IIM Calcutta as one of their preferences.
  • Once they have completed the form, they can submit it and pay the application fee.

IIM Calcutta Admission Dates 2023

2 Aug ’23 – 13 Sep ’23
CAT 2023 registrationOngoing
25 Oct ’23 – 26 Nov ’23
CAT 2023 admit card download
26 Nov ’23
CAT 2023 exam

Documents required for admission:

  • The candidates will have to download the MBAEx application form from the IIM Calcutta website i.e, www.iimcal.ac.in/pgpex, and send the duly filled application form to the institute, along with a DD/ cheque of INR 4,000. 

    The documents that need to be submitted along with the application form are

    • Duly filled application form.
    • Application fee paid by demand draft/ cheque
    • GMAT scorecard
    • Proof of English proficiency (if applicable)
    • Marksheets of degrees obtained (scanned and self-attested)
    • Statement of Purpose
    • Two Letters of recommendation

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Merit based Scholarships

The below table represents the scholarships offered by IIM Calcutta:

ParticularsScholarships & Awards
PGDM 1st Year 
  • B.P. Poddar Scholarship
  • India Carbon Scholarship
  • T. T. Krishnamachari Award
  • BPL Prize
  • Damodar Valley Corporation Award For Creditable Performance
  • Central Bank of India Prize For Best Performance In Finance Course
  • Aditya Kashyap Memorial Scholarship (for 1st rank holder)
  • P. R. Karthik Scholarship
PGDM 2nd Year
  • Dr. B. C. Roy Memorial Gold & Silver Medals
  • Chairman’s Prize
  • John Wynne Prize
Sponsored Outside Organization 
  • ABC India Award
  • Balmer Lawrie Award
  • Calcutta Management Association Trophy
  • Calcutta Port Trust India Award
  • B. S. Dua Memorial Prize for 2nd Rank holder
  • Magunta Subbarami Reddy Award
  • TIL Scholarship
  • IIMC Alumni Association, Calcutta Chapter Prize
  • IIMC Alumni Association, Calcutta Chapter Award for outstanding Academic Performance in PGDM by
  • Taylor & Francis Book Prize
  • Bengal Chamber of commerce Medal in the area of Human Resource Management
  • Late Sumantra Ghoshal Award for Academic Excellence for receiving highest CGPA at the end of the two-year Post Graduate Programme
  • Aditya Kashyap Memorial Scholarship for receiving highest CGPA

IIM CalcuttaPlacements 2023


MBA Placement Statistics (2022)

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Highest international package


INR 94.82 LPA

Highest domestic package


INR 1.15 crore per annum

Average package

INR 34.20 LPA

INR 35.07 LPA

Median package

INR 31.00 LPA

INR 33.67 LPA

IIM Calcutta Placements 2023


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IIM Calcutta Location

  • Address: Kolkata, West Bengal
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