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Cutoff, Application Form, Courses, Eligibility, Selection Process 2021

Indian Institute of Management Calcutta was founded in the year 1961 and offers courses like PGP, Executive PGP, PGDBA, and PGPEX VLM program in many specializations concerning management studies. IIM Calcutta application forms are available on the official website, filled online.

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IIM Calcutta 

Type of Institute

Autonomous Public

Admission Criteria

Entrance Exam and Merit

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Exams Accepted


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PGP admissions in IIM Calcutta will be based on the CAT or GMAT score and after which candidates will have to appear for an interview conducted by IIM Calcutta.  The final parameters considered for PGP admissions in IIM Calcutta are academic record and work experience in the appropriate field.

IIM Calcutta CAT exam dates:



Application date

Aug 1st week

Examination dates

November last week


IIM Calcutta PGP Admission Process:

IIM Calcutta offers PGP programs, a full-time residential course of 2 years. The PGP admissions in IIM Kozhikode will be based on the CAT score. The candidates will be shortlisted based on the CAT score for an interview in which the candidates will have to participate mandatorily for PGP final admissions. The basic eligibility is to have a bachelor's degree with a minimum of 50% aggregate. Candidates shortlisted in the initial stages will be called for an interview.

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Eligibility/Selection Process


50% aggregate in the Graduation degree and valid CAT score followed by WAT and PI.

IIM Kolkata Selection Criteria:



Work Experience








CAT 2019 Score


Academic Diversity Factor for Bachelor’s (ADFB)*

ADFB= 2, else ADFB= 0


IIM Kolkata PGPEX Admission Process:

IIM Kolkata offers Executive PGP under the post-graduation degree (PGPEX). The admissions for PGPEX in IIM Kolkata will need a Bachelor's degree and appropriate work experience of a minimum of 5 years. Candidates should also have a GMAT score to get admissions for PGPEX.

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Eligibility/Selection Process


5 years’ work experience minimum along with Bachelor degree and valid score in GMAT followed by Interview

Admission to PGPEX is offered based on the following parameters:

  1. Work experience
  2. Academic record.
  3. Interview
  4. GMAT score
  5. Statement of purpose
  6. Sponsorship

IIM Kolkata PGPEX VLM Admission Process:

IIM Kolkata offers PGPEX visionary Leadership Management program at the post-graduation level. The minimum eligibility needed is Bachelor's degree with relevant experience in work.

The shortlisted candidates will have to attend the aptitude test and personal interview. The candidates' final admissions will be based on the academic work, overall profile, aptitude, and interview conducted by IIM Calcutta.

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Eligibility/Selection Process


Bachelor's degree with relevant work experience.
Aptitude test + interview

IIM Kolkata PGDBA Admission Process:

IIM Calcutta offers a post-graduation diploma in Business Analytics (PGDBA), which is for the duration of 2 years. Admissions to PGDBA will be made based on the candidate's merit and WAT & PI. Candidates with good academic performance and work experience in relevant field will be given preference.



Eligibility/ Selection Criteria

PGDBA- Business Analytics

BS/BE /B Tech with 60% aggregate.
B.Arch/Integrated Master’s/ MBBS degree with 60% aggregate.
Master’s degree with 60% aggregate.


IIM Kolkata Application process:

For the PGP application process:

The candidate will have to apply for the PGP course through the CAT exam and visit the official website of CAT for applying.

For PGPEX Application Process:

Candidates can fill the application form online through the official website of IIM Kolkata. The application form should be filled and uploaded along with photographs, documents, and signatures. The application fee is INR 2000, which has to be paid through the payment gateway and submit the application form.

For PGDBM application process:

The application form can be filled through the IIM Calcutta official website. The form should be filled and submit online along with the application fee of INR 2000.


by Chiru, 21 Dec 2020
Class of 2021

To get Indian Institute of Management Calcutta Admission for MBA the candidate needs to have secured a graduation or at least be in their final year of graduation and have secured a min of 50% marks. Those who are in their final year can also apply, provided they provide their certificate as soon as the college issues it. The candidates are required to appear for the CAT exams. Minimum cut off for CAT is 85. But, the actual required cut off is 98%. Based on their performance in CAT the candidates are shortlisted to analyse their previous academics performance after which they are called for a written ability test followed by personal interview with the PI panel of the college. On a general note, the average work experience required is 25-30 months. And, the placement is 100%. The total fee is INR 22.6 Lakhs.

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Detailed admission criterion for Emba
Asked by Sayari Das

replied on 31-Mar-2021 16:58:01
  • Suppose you are looking to secure EMBA admission at IIM Calcutta; you must hold a bachelor's degree in any stream with at least 50% above marks. Also, a minimum of five years of work experience (Professional/Managerial) is required.
  • Final selection of the candidates made through GMAT valid score, Academic Qualification, Professional/Managerial Experience, Personal Interview, and Statement of Purpose.
  • The GMAT Cut off Score in IIM Calcutta is 728. To get eligible for admissions, candidates have to score equivalent or above to the cut-off norms.
  • Candidates will be able to fill the application form online through IIM Calcutta's main website. Whereas IIM Executive MBA application fees cost INR 2000.

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