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. The founders of IMI have built IMI Kolkata Chapter 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 Course

IMI-K’s Post-Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM) Programme is AICTE approved and has accreditation from NBA. The Programme is equivalent to MBA as per Association of Indian Universities (AIU).

As per the ‘India Ranking Report’ released by the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) developed by the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India, IMI Kolkata ranks 45 in 2019 among the management institutes in India. NIRF Ranking link: https://www.nirfindia.org/2019/managementranking.html


  • IMI Kolkata is in the commercial capital of Eastern India, Kolkata, a city known for its rich cultural heritage and literary works, philosophers and reformers, business tycoons and Nobel laureates.
  • Located in the heart of the city, at Alipore, the sprawling campus offers excellent residential facilities to aspirants of management education through the AICTE approved two-year, full time Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM).
  • IMI Kolkata is the initiative of the RP-Sanjiv Goenka Group. Thus, it enjoys a strong support of the highly respected business group which has a passion for heading its people practices.
  • Building itself under the vision statement as envisaged by Late Dr.R.P. Goenka, today, IMI Kolkata enjoys the place of esteem among the leading management institutions and the patronage of reputed business organizations in the country. The aim, approach and activities of IMI Kolkata are guided by all its stakeholders, students, alumni, corporate patrons and society in general.
  • The campus building has won several global awards for its Architectural Excellence. Please visit this site, they say IMI Kolkata is one of the most colourful buildings in the world. http://www.brit.co/most-colorful-buildings/
Professor Arindam Banik is the Director of IMI Kolkata. He has been associated with IMI's Delhi campus since February 01, 1994. He is also the Editor of a Management journal entitled, Global Business Review, published jointly by IMI Delhi and Sage publications.

Professor Arindam Banik
Director – IMI Kolkata
Ph.D. (Delhi School of Economics)
Editor – Global Business Review, Sage Publications

The Programme

AICTE approved, NBA accredited and equivalent to MBA as per Association of Indian Universities (AIU).

Post-Graduate Diploma in Management PGDM
(2020 -22) Two-year, Full-time Programme

The two-year PGDM Programme of IMI Kolkata equips students with strong conceptual skills and hands-on learning to manage business in an integrated manner. The emphasis is on developing a holistic manager with a vision to take on the challenges for the future. Some of the key goals are:

  • Sharpening the analytical and problem-solving skills using managerial tools.
  • Imparting knowledge in functional areas of management with an objective of preparing students for cross-functional positions in industry.
  • Developing the student’s personality with strong values and a positive attitude, so that she/he is receptive to societal concerns and committed to ethical conduct.

PGDM Admission Details 2020-22

Educational Qualification:

Minimum 50% marks in Class X, XII and Graduation.

The Bachelor’s degree or an equivalent qualification obtained by the candidate must entail a minimum of three year's education after the completion of Higher Secondary schooling under the 10+2 system or equivalent.

Qualifying Exams:

CAT-2019, XAT-2020 OR GMAT (GMAT - not earlier than December, 2015 and not later than May, 2020).

Written Ability Test (WAT):

IMI Kolkata conducts WAT to evaluate written capabilities of prospective students.

Personal Interview:

After the WAT, the candidate will have a Personal Interview of approximately 20 minutes that will include an Extempore component. IMI Kolkata’s objective is to understand the applicant’s attitude towards management education and the verbal communication skillset.

Final Selection:

Final selection of the candidate will be based on the overall score that includes components of CAT/XAT/GMAT performance, written and verbal communication skillsets, academic performance and psychometrics. Some weightage is also given for relevant work experience.

Year Account Category First Year Second Year Total
All Figures in Indian rupees I II I II
Installment Installment Installment Installment
Tuition Fee 2,48,911 2,48,911 2,48,911 2,48,909 9,95,642
Text/Reading Material 23,954 23,954 23,954 23,955 95,817
Student Welfare (Includes medical cover/Insurance)   12,000   12,000 24,000
Library fee 17,610 17,610 17,610 17,611 70,441
Life Membership of Alumni Association   5,000   5,000 10,000
Computer Fee 7,500 7,500 7,500 7,500 30,000
*Security Deposit (Refundable subject to obtaining clearance of all dues and damage to the Institute properties/Assets) 15,000       15,000
Total 3,12,975 3,14,975 2,97,975 3,14,975 12,40,900
Hostel Fees ( Expenses for room rent and food )
Single AC room 1,80,000 1,80,000 3,60,000
Twin sharing (AC ) 1,40,000 1,40,000 2,80,000
Executive room 2,15,000 2,15,000 4,30,000
Total Programme Fee + Room + Food
Single AC room 4,92,975 3,14,975 4,77,975 3,14,975 16,00,900
Twin sharing ( AC) 4,52,975 3,14,975 4,37,975 3,14,975 15,20,900
Executive Room 5,27,975 3,14,975 5,12,975 3,14,975 16,70,900
Education Loan

Interim Scholarship for Outstanding Academic Performance

Scholarship for Economically Weaker Section

100% Tuition Fee Waiver for Meritorious Students

Scholarship based on Extra-curricular Activities

Special Consideration for SC/ST/OBC (NC)/Physically Challenged Candidates.

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