Admission criteria for PGP and PGDM courses at IIM-C

In collaboration with the Alfred P.Sloan school of management (MIT), the government of West Bengal, the Ford Foundation and Indian industry, The Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta (IIMC) was established as the first national institute for post-graduate studies and research in management by the government of India in November 1961.


The Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Calcutta announces admissions for the 2015-17 batch of the Postgraduate Programme in Management and Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGP & PGDM).


For getting admission in the b-school, eligible candidates have to go through written test as well as Personal Interview (PI). The final submission of the scores are based on the performance of the candidate in the written test, PI as well as other parameters set by the b-school.

IIM Calcutta is counted as one of Asia’s finest b-schools. Over the past four decades, IIM-C has marked its place in the list of finest b-schools. Its strong ties to the business community makes it an effective tool to promote professional management practices in Indian organisations.

IIM-C considers the score of Common Aptitude Test (CAT), which is a national level test. Compared to last year, the CAT cutoff percentile has reduced. The CAT 2013 cutoff for general category was 95 percentile and above. For CAT 2014, the overall cutoff for general category is 90 percentile and above. However, the rest of the criteria are similar to the earlier ones.

The final list of admission will be prepared as per the weightage given to different aspects.


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