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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 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 Paul Samuelson, 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. target=external>More Details..
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INDIAN INSTITUTE OF MANAGEMENT CALCUTTA Diamond Harbour Road Joka, Kolkata (Calcutta) - 700104 West Bengal INDIA Click here to request additional contact information CAMPUS EPABX: (Transferable to all Extn.) +91-33-2467-8300/8301/8302/8303/8304/8305/8306/ 8312/8313/6212/1761/1766/9189 <FIELDSET class="fieldgroup group-courses collapsible" >Programs
<FONT size=2> <FONT size=2>Post Graduate Programme in Management:(PGDM) size=2> The course enables a student to face the challenges of modeling unstructured business problems and proposing solutions to such problems. The main thrust of training at the Institute is to imbibe a sense of strategic outlook to management problems in the students. The emphasis, therefore, is on management as an integrated process and requires the students to develop a global view of economic, technological, cultural and political environment of the business. Though the program provides opportunities for specialization, the objective is to train high level decision makers with broad strategic vision.The first year is committed to developing business fundamentals through compulsory courses spanning the areas of economics, finance, marketing, operations, systems and behavioral sciences. The second year offers more number of electives than any other B-School in India.
          Post Graduate Programme in Computer Aided Management:(PGDCM) size=2> This programme, the first of its kind in the country, integrates Information Technology with management theory and practice. Now into its seventh year, it focuses on training a new class of managers who can leverage IT to realize the objectives of an organization. size=2>The PGDCM programme is conducted in tandem with the PGDM course. In the First Year, PGDCM students take up common courses in Marketing, Finance, Operations, Behavioral Sciences, etc along with PGDM students, in addition to basic courses in Management Information Systems. The format of the Summer Internship for PGDCM students is exactly the same as that for PGDM students. In the Second Year, they can specialize in Marketing, Finance, Operations, Strategy, HR, etc., apart from the compulsory specialization in Systems.   Eligibility Criteria for Admission to Post Graduate Programs size=2> Indian Students: The candidate must hold a Bachelor's Degree from any of the Universities incorporated by an act of the central or state legislature in India or other educational institutions established by an act of Parliament or declared to be deemed as a University under section 3 of UGC Act, 1956, or possess an equivalent qualification recognized by the Ministry of HRD, Government of India. The Bachelor's Degree or equivalent qualification obtained by the candidate must entail a minimum of three years of education after completing higher secondary schooling (10+2) or equivalent.   Candidates appearing for the final year Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) examination are also eligible to apply, provided they complete all their graduating requirements, including practical examinations/viva/assignments, on or before June 30, 2006. Such candidates will have to produce a certificate to this effect at the time of admission. Candidates who complete their graduation with supplementary examinations/practicals/viva/assignments after June 30, 2006 are not eligible for admission to the Post Graduate Programmes in 2006.   No formal specialization in either computers or management would be required for admission to the program. However, knowledge of mathematics at the graduate level would be assumed.   Open University graduates must show proof of minimum three years after class twelve and a certificate from the university equivalent to a bachelors degree.   Diplomas like Hotel Management, Fashion Technology are not eligible unless equivalent certificates to a three year university degree are provided.   Overseas Candidates: Non-Resident Indians and foreign nationals residing outside India for a considerable period of time will be eligible to seek admission to the two year residential Post Graduate Programmes in Management (PGDM and PGDCM) at the Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta as "Overseas Candidates". Overseas candidates seeking admissions to the Post-Graduate Programmes in Management can take GMAT and apply in the prescribed form available on their website <A href=""> A copy of the GMAT score must accompany the form. The score should not be older than two years as on February 15, 2006 which is the last date for receiving applications. The earliest date of receiving applications is October 15, 2005.Overseas candidates mean Indians and Foreign Nationals resident outside India. To qualify as an "Overseas candidate", (a) the candidate must have at least a 3-year bachelor€™s degree from a recognized University or Institute in India or abroad, and (b) the candidate must be living, working or studying outside India at least for the period January 1, 2005 - February 15, 2006.<FONT face=Verdana size=2>   Fees<FONT face=Verdana size=2> Domestic: The Fee Structure for the students of the Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM) for the 42nd Session (2005-2007) at Indian Institute of Management Calcutta is as follows: Without caution deposit *1,51,400.00 (For 1st, 2nd and 3rd sem) 1,48,600.00 (For 4th , 5th and 6th sem) <FONT face=Verdana size=2> Foreign Candidates: A foreign candidate in the current batch (2005-2007) is required to pay a tuition fee of US $ 11000 per annum for a period of 2 years. This fee may be revised for the academic year 2006-2008. Living and other expenses during the period of his/her stay are payable in Indian rupees and charged on actual basis.   size=2> Reservation There is a 22.5% reservation for SC/ ST students and 3% reservation for the PWD students. <FONT face=Verdana size=2>Aids An investment in education is an investment in personal growth and hence its return is immeasurable. But they do realize that since this investment is not only in terms of time and energy but also money, it might be difficult for many students to pursue the program without some external aid.Admission to the Institute does not depend on your financial need. This means that, your application will be processed and your candidature evaluated irrespective of whether you need financial assistance or not. This means that if you are good enough to get admitted to the program, you do not need to worry about financing your way. There are many ways out.   Educational Loans Various banks provide educational loans on easy terms. Some of the banks that students have been associated with are Allahabad Bank, State Bank of India, Citibank, HDFC, etc. They require a copy of the offer letter from the Institute, an LIC policy to the tune of the loan amount, and a few other documents. <FONT face=Verdana size=2>Scholarships size=2>The institute offers limited financial assistance to deserving students enrolled in PGDM/PGDCM. The assistance is provided by a number of organizations. Meritorious students studying in the second year may be awarded teaching assistantship and are paid a stipend for the same.   Admission Process All the candidates have to appear for Common Admission Test (CAT) conducted jointly by the six IIM's.The short listing and selection procedure for PGDCM is same as that of PGDM, but they have to take the Aptitude Test in Mathematics (ATM) in addition to CAT. Performance of the candidates in this test is taken into consideration for final selection.  size=2>Post Graduate Diploma in Business Management (PGDBM)<FONT size=2>   IIMC launched this 3-Year Part Time Evening Programme of Post Graduate Diploma in Business Management (PGDBM) in 1994 as one of its major initiatives. size=2>Through this programme, IIMC facilitates a process for the students to integrate their real-life work experiences with the conceptual and analytical foundations and development in management disciplines. The focus of this Programme is to inculcate among the students such perceptions, knowledge, skills and abilities that would enable them to become effective managers in the modern business processes and to assume higher levels of managerial responsibilities. size=2>   size=2>Eligibility A Bachelor's degree (10+2+3 system)  or an equivalent degree recognized by the   Association of Indian Universities/AICTE as eligible for Postgraduate studies. A minimum of 2 Years work experience after graduation at an Executive/Supervisory level, as on May 31 of the year of Admission. Must be employed in a full time job at the time of admission. size=2>Selection is based on size=2> Performance in the Common Admission Test (CAT) Relevant academic records Work experience, and Aptitude, ability and interest to pursue management studies as revealed in personal interviews.  size=2>Normally, Admission offers to selected applicants are sent in the first week of May and the First Year Academic session usually commences around 2nd week of June every year.   Fellow Programme in Management (FPM) <FONT face=Verdana size=2>The Fellow Programme of the Indian Institute of Management Calcutta is a full-time doctoral programme in different fields and related disciplines of Management. The objective of the programme is to prepare students for careers in teaching and research in Management or in the related disciplines, and also for positions outside academics, which require advanced research and analytical capabilities. The fellow program at IIMC focuses on training outstanding scholars whose teaching and research will advance management education and practice, and is capable of meeting the continued need for qualified faculty in leading business schools in India and abroad.Many of its graduates, are now serving in research environments in industrial firms around the world, and are in top academic positions in the leading business schools in India and are leaders in their fields.   size=2>Eligibility The Candidate should hold any of the following degrees : Post Graduate Management Diploma or equivalent professional qualification. Post Graduate Management in other discipline Bachelors degree in Engineering or Technology Final year students of bachelors or masters degree may also apply. The masters degree holder should acquire at least 55% marks or its equivalent and at least 50% aggregate marks at the bachelors degree level. Applicants holding BE/B.Tech degree should have secured First class division. A minimum of 50% marks (45% for SC/ST) in SSC/SSLC, or High School, Higher Secondary or Senior Cambridge or Recognized School Final Examination of any Board/University. <FONT face=Verdana size=2>Admission Procedure size=2> All applicants are required to take the Common Admission Test (CAT) of the Indian Institutes of Management. Announcement of the procedure for appearing in the Common Admission Test is made in leading newspapers in August every year for admission to the programme beginning in the second half of June of the following year. Candidates must also submit a Fellow Programme Application Form to the Fellow Programme Office of the Institute.Those who qualify on the basis of the CAT performance, and who meet the eligibility criteria stated above, are called for interview around the middle of April.   A PGDM/PGDCM holder of any of the Indian Institutes of Management who wishes to enter the Fellow Programme need not take CAT, if her/his cumulative grade point average (CGPA) is 6.00/9.00 and above or its equivalent. size=2>Waivers Graduates of the six IIMs who are admitted to the Fellow Programme in Management (FPM) and have a CGPA of 6.00/9.00 and above (or its equivalent) are automatically eligible to proceed to the second year of the Fellow Programme.Students with the equivalent of PGDM from any of the universities/institutes with a minimum CGPA of 6.00/9.00 or equivalent, may request for waiver of first year courses, and this may be granted at the discretion of the Fellowship Research & Publication (FRP) Committee.   Similarly, for students with a master's degree, pursuing the Fellow Programme in any of the pure discipline areas, waivers may be granted for particular courses to suitably qualified candidates on the basis of their prior proficiency. The FRP Committee on the basis of the recommendation of the faculty advisor would grant such waivers.   For NRI/Foreign candidates, there would be no automatic waivers for first year courses. However, the general rules for waiver on the recommendation of the Faculty Advisor and the ratification of the FRP Committee would be followed.   Financial Aid All students are awarded a scholarship of Rs. 10,000/- per month. In addition to the scholarship, the students are entitled upto Rs.20,000/- per year, for contingency expenditure and field work as per Institute's rules. Additional funds upto Rs. 20,000/-, for the entire tenure of FP student, can be availed for field work during thesis stage.   On completion of comprehensive qualifying examiniation (CQE), students would get a scholarship of 11,000/-per month. Scholarships from Infosys Technologies:   Infosys Technologies Limited has constituted two scholarships amounting to Rs.15,000/- per month for a maximum period of three years for students doing their research in MIS. The students are entitled to upto Rs.45,000/- per year, for contingency expenditure and field work as per Institute's rules
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