(IIMC) was established as the first national institute for Post-Graduate studies and Research in Management by the Government of India in November 1961 in collaboration with Alfred P. Sloan School of Management (MIT), the Government of West Bengal, The Ford Foundation and Indian industry. During its initial years, several prominent faculty formed part of its nucleus, including Jagdish Sheth, J. K. Sengupta, among others.
Over the years, IIMC has grown into a mature institution with global reputation, imparting high quality management education. It has been playing a pioneering role in professionalising Indian management through its Post Graduate and Doctoral level programs, Executive Training Programs, Research and Consulting Activities.
Today, the institute serves as an autonomous body, continually evolving to meet its goals in an ever-changing business environment.
The vision of the Institute is to emerge as an International Centre of Excellence in all facets of Management Education, rooted in Indian ethos and societal values. Over the past four decades, IIM Calcutta has blossomed into one of Asia’s finest Business Schools. Its strong ties to the business community make it an effective mechanism for the promotion of professional management practices in Indian organizations. Today, IIM Calcutta attracts the best talent in India – a melting pot of academia, industry and research. The best and brightest young men and women pursue its academic programs.
The residential experience is a foundation of the IIMC culture, which includes teamwork and the building of lifelong relationships. Students and partners live on or near campus, making social events and shared activities a way of life.
From our core curriculum of general management skills to advanced electives and seminars, our students have exceptional access to a preeminent faculty of thought leaders, all of whom teach in the MBA program.
To our students, we offer intellectual depth, abundant resources, and individual attention. To our alumni, we provide a lifelong connection to excellence. To the world, we have a commitment to ethical and responsible leadership.
Our Mission and Values
Vision: To be an international centre of excellence in all aspects of management education.
Overall Mission: The mission of the Institute is to develop innovative and ethical future leaders capable of managing change and transformation in a globally competitive environment and to advance the theory and practice of management.
Core Institutional Values: We shall strive to develop and sustain the following values to provide the context for all our programmes and activities –
In a world where competition grows by the minute and multiplies by the hour, placements have become a yardstick for excellence. IIM Calcutta is widely considered to be the best in the country in this respect and that is testimony to the quality of its students and the strength of our corporate relationships that have been built over the years. Students of the institute enjoy the varied kaleidoscope and are exposed to a variety of functional areas and sectors. Job locations encompass the globe, from New York and London to Shanghai and Hong Kong and even the Middle East. And the list just goes on increasing every year. Retail majors, private equity firms, investment holding companies and leading investment banks all come down to Joka to pick up the brightest minds in India every year.
IIM Calcutta CAT 2017 Cutoff
IIM Calcutta offers PGPM on the basis of CAT cutoff, conducts GD and PI. IIMc will announce cutoff accordingly, depends on category and section . Candidates had better clear as per the requirements of IIMc selection process and overall cutoff in order to be shortlisted for the next level. The applicant must get the idea of last year cutoff of the institute .
This year for General category candidate, overall cutoff percentile was 90.
Candidates trying admission in IIMC must appear for CAT exam. In addition to CAT score, the entrant must also need to satisfy several other eligibility requirements for admission to the program.