Welcome to The International Management Institute Kolkata (IMI-K) International Management Institute Kolkata is one of the three Chapters of IMI, India's first corporate-sponsored Business School. IMI kolkata is founded by the RP - Sanjiv Goenka Group with a sense of clarity and purpose, which has been translated to a clear objective that is to promote IMI Kolkata as an institute which provides significant opportunities to learn, grow and most importantly, develop and hone multiple skills across various disciplines of management.

The Programme

The two-year Post-Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM) is the flagship programme of IMI Kolkata. It is AICTE approved and has accreditation from NBA. The programme is equivalent to MBA as per Association of Indian Universities (AIU).

The Ranking

IMI Kolkata has been ranked 52nd among Business Schools in India by the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF), Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Government of India in 2021.
https://www.nirfindia.org/2021/ManagementRanking.html

Why IMI Kolkata?

Post-Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM)
Two-year, Full-time Programme
Batch 2022 - 24

IMI Kolkata offers a two-year, full-time Post-Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM), which is designed to prepare students for careers in corporate across all functional areas. The programme inculcates a strong sense of business fundamentals along with ethical values. This develops versatile managers who are capable of handling responsibilities in different business domains. The emphasis is on developing a holistic manager with a vision to take on the challenges of the future in a socially sensitive manner.

Elective Courses
  • Economics, Strategy & Business
  • Marketing
  • OB & HR (Organizational Behaviour & Human Resource Management)
  • Finance
  • Information Systems & Operations Management

PGDM Admission Details 2022-24

Educational Qualification:

Minimum 50% marks in Class X, XII and Graduation

To be eligible for admission to the PGDM (s), the participants must possess a bachelor’s equivalent degree, with a minimum of 50% aggregate marks or equivalent in any discipline, from a recognized university in India or abroad (recognized by the UGC / Association of Indian Universities). The Bachelor’s degree or an equivalent qualification obtained by the candidate must entail a minimum of three years education after the completion of higher secondary schooling under the 10+2 system or equivalent.

Candidates appearing in the final year of their Bachelor’s degree or equivalent are also eligible, provided they furnish the proof of having met the minimum eligibility criteria by September 30, 2022, failing which the candidates may be asked to withdraw from the programme.

Categories of Applicants

Self-Sponsored Candidates

Bulk of the applicants to IMI Kolkata are self-sponsored candidates. They are either fresh graduates or have worked for a few years and join IMI Kolkata after quitting their jobs. The Institute's Placement Cell provides them placement assistance on a best-effort basis.

Company Sponsored Candidates

IMI Kolkata accepts applications from company-sponsored candidates. These candidates will also be assessed as per the selection process followed at IMI Kolkata.

Candidates being sponsored by their respective companies must submit a letter from the sponsoring organization, to this effect and undertake to pay all fees and dues from time to time, during the complete duration of the programme. This letter/undertaking will be required to be submitted at the Personal Interview stage.

Candidates who are sponsored by their organization will not be eligible for receiving any placement assistance from the Institute’s Placement Cell.

Applying Online

Applicants should complete the online application form and submit it along with non-refundable application fee and other required documents. Application Fee: INR 1,000

Personal Interview

During the Personal Interview process he/she will be evaluated on the following parameters:

  • Communication and Interpersonal Skills
  • Cognitive and Problem Solving Skills
  • General Awareness
  • Domain Knowledge
  • Future potential for employability

Selection Process

Candidates who apply online for the admission into PGDM will be shortlisted on the basis of information provided in the application form:

  • CAT/XAT/MAT/CMAT/GMAT score
  • Accepting ATMA only for PGDM Batch 2022-24
  • Academic Record

Only shortlisted candidates will be called for the final stage of the selection process - Individual Assessment Process (Essay Writing and Personal Interview etc.). Individual Assessment Process will be held in February/March 2022 (tentative).

Past academic records, performance in the individual assessment process along with other qualitative parameters, like quality of work experience and extra-curricular activities constitute the core components of the selection process.

The IMI Kolkata Admissions Committee reserves the right to modify these components while communicating these to the applicants at the Individual Assessment stage. The overall objective will be to identify and assess the candidate’s potential for a managerial career.

Applicants should note that mere fulfillment of minimum eligibility criteria may not ensure consideration for shortlisting by IMI Kolkata. IMI Kolkata will not entertain any correspondence on this subject and decisions of the IMI Kolkata Admissions Committee will be final in all matters.

Interview Centers

Besides Kolkata, the selection process will be conducted at other centers including Delhi, Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Bhubaneswar, Chandigarh, Chennai, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Lucknow, Prayagraj (Allahabad), Ranchi, Jaipur, Indore, Dehradun, Varanasi and Mumbai. If a candidate’s preferred centre is not allotted, for any reason, the candidate will be informed of the change. IMI Kolkata reserves the right to change or cancel any of the centers for the selection process, without assigning any reasons.

Admission Offer

The Final selection of the candidate is based on Entrance Exam Score + academic profile + WAT Score + PI Score

Admission Offer will be based on a composite score arrived after the assessment has been made during the various stages of the selection process, defined above. The result will be emailed to the shortlisted candidates and will be notified on the IMI Kolkata Website. Applicants are advised to provide their complete postal address and active email ID which should be valid up to 30th June 2022 for receiving important communications. Successful candidates, who have been offered admission, will be required to pay the 1st instalment of fee within two weeks of the date of offer, failing which the offer shall stand lapsed and admission will be offered to the next candidate on the waiting list, without any further intimation.

Parameters Weightage
Entrance Score percentile (CAT/XAT/GMAT/MAT/CMAT) 35%
Academic score & Quality of graduating institute/university/college 15%
Work experience (duration & quality) 5%
Personal Interview 30%
Extra-Curricular (Sports) 2.5%
Gender diversity 2.5%
Written Ability Test (WAT) (5 + 5) = 10%
Total 100%

Fees of PGDM Batch 2022-24

Self-Sponsored

Year Account Category First Year Second Year Total
All Figures in Indian rupees I II I II
Installment Installment Installment Installment
Tuition Fee 2,60,000 2,60,000 2,65,000 2,65,000 10,50,000
Text/Reading Material 24,500 24,500 24,500 24,500 98,000
Student Welfare (Includes medical cover/Insurance)   12,300   12,300 24,600
Library fee 16,800 16,800 17,900 17,900 69,400
Life Membership of Alumni Association   5,000   5,000 10,000
Computer Fee 8,000 8,000 8,500 8,500 33,000
*Security Deposit (Refundable subject to obtaining clearance of all dues and damage to the Institute properties/Assets) 15,000       15,000
Total 3,24,300 3,26,600 3,15,900 3,33,200 13,00,000

Company Sponsored Fee PGDM Batch 2022 - 24

Year Account Category First Year Second Year Total
All Figures in Indian rupees I II I II
Installment Installment Installment Installment
Tuition Fee 3,25,000 3,25,000 3,39,000 3,39,000 13,28,000
Text/Reading Material 24,500 24,500 24,500 24,500 98,000
Student Welfare (Includes medical cover/Insurance)   12,300   12,300 24,600
Library fee 16,800 16,800 17,900 17,900 69,400
Life Membership of Alumni Association   5,000   5,000 10,000
Computer Fee 8,000 8,000 8,500 8,500 33,000
*Security Deposit (Refundable subject to obtaining clearance of all dues and damage to the Institute properties/Assets) 15,000       15,000
Total 3,89,300 3,91,600 3,89,900 4,07,200 15,78,000

Fee for Foreign Candidates and PIO (IN US $)

Year Account Category Total
All Figures in US Dollars
Tuition Fee 17,290
Text/Reading Material 2,500
Student Welfare (Includes medical cover/Insurance) 600
Library fee 1,500
Life Membership of Alumni Association 200
Computer Fee 500
*Security Deposit (Refundable subject to obtaining clearance of all dues and damage to the Institute properties/Assets) 200
Programme Fee Total 22,790

Due date of Fee Deposit:

PGDM Batch 2022 - 24
1st Instalment As per the due date in the offer letter
2nd Instalment Latest by October 17, 2022
3rd Instalment Latest by March 20, 2023
4th Instalment Latest by October 16, 2023
24/1/1, Alipore Road, Kolkata- 700027 Mr. Avik Banerjee / Mr. Anjani Kumar 9073056884/ 9674713350 [email protected]
Circle office, 21 Camac Street, Kolkata- 700016 Mr. Avishek Das, Mr. Rajiv Kumar Jena 8334997012/ 8334993971 [email protected]
ASC- Kolkata, 1, Shakespear Sarani, Fourth Floor, A.C. Market, Kolkata- 700071 Mr. Sumit Saha 8017750405 [email protected]
6A,Shakespeare Sarani, 1st floor Bharatiya Bhasha Parishad Building. Kolkata -700017 Mr. Sunil Singh 9874494069 / 6291694374 [email protected]
Gillander House, 8, N S Road, block- A, 1st Floor, Kolkata- 700001 Mr. Ankush Shaw 7010477021 [email protected]
Specialized Mortgage Store, 1/1 Camac Street, (1st Floor), Kolkata- 700016 Mr. Sandeep Laha 8820456900 [email protected]

IMI Kolkata offers scholarships up to 100% to the selected students based on academic performance, financial considerations and students with remarkable achievements in the field of sport, art and culture. Categories are as mentioned below:

Categories Criteria Amount that will be deducted from the tuition fee amount of the last instalment
Merit Based (CAT/XAT score 60-69.99 percentile) INR 1,50,000
(CAT/XAT score 70 percentile and above) INR 2,00,000
Academic  (X, XII and Graduation 60% and more) INR 1,50,000
Social Categories Gender Diversity INR 1,00,000
Children of Armed forces service people INR 1,50,000
Wards of front line workers INR 1,50,000
Regional Diversity Applicants from Tier-2 and Tier-3 cities of India INR 1,50,000
Applicants from North Eastern states of India or Regional Diversity INR 1,50,000

IMI Kolkata is a part of the Study in India programme, under the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India.

IMI Kolkata offers admissions for FN/PIO/OCI candidates only in PGDM programme. These candidates will also be assessed as per the selection process followed at IMI Kolkata. Candidates with Foreign Nationality are required to hold valid foreign passports and will not be eligible for receiving any placement assistance from the Institute’s placement cell.

Citizen Definition

An international applicant is one who is not an Indian citizen.





Person of Indian Origin (PIO)

Shall mean the persons who are citizens of other countries (except Pakistan and Bangladesh) who at any time held an Indian passport, or who or either of his/her parents or any of his/her grandparents was a citizen of India by virtue of the provisions of the Constitution of India or Sec2(b) of Citizenship Act 1955.

Overseas Citizenship of India (OCI)

The Overseas Citizenship of India (OCI) is an immigration status permitting a foreign citizen of Indian origin to live and work in the Republic of India indefinitely

Foreign Nationals

Shall mean the citizens of all countries other than India, who are not of Indian origin as defined under PIO.

Minimum Eligibility

Minimum 50% marks in Class X, XII and Graduation (final year student may also apply)

Candidates require a valid score of GMAT/English Proficiency Test/IMI Kolkata's Aptitude Test. Score sheets are to be submitted to the Admission Office for verification at the time of personal interview.

Students will be informed on the shortlist decision through email / SMS on their registered email id and phone number.

Written Ability Test (WAT)

IMI Kolkata conducts WAT to evaluate written capabilities of prospective students. WAT aims to evaluate Articulation and Technical abilities (grammar and spellings) of the applicant.

Personal Interview

During the Personal Interview process he/she will be evaluated on the following parameters:

  • Communication and Interpersonal Skills
  • Cognitive and Problem Solving Skills
  • General Awareness
  • Domain Knowledge
  • Future potential for employability

FINAL PLACEMENT STATISTICS

PGDM Batch 2019-21