Distinguished Alumnus Award

Nominations for the Distinguished Alumnus Award 2021 of IIM Calcutta is now closed.

IIM Calcutta, the only triple-crowned, that is, AACSB, AMBA, and EQUIS accredited business school in India, is recognized worldwide as an institute of academic excellence in the field of management studies. A large number of bright and capable scholars, having graduated from the Institute, have distinguished themselves by means of their extraordinary achievements in their chosen professions and by their contributions to the society at large. In order to recognize and felicitate some of these inspiring achievers and contributors who have made their alma mater proud, IIM Calcutta has instituted the Distinguished Alumnus Award as an annual event since it celebrated the Golden Jubilee of the Institute in the year 2011.

Eligibility for the Award

Any alumnus of IIM Calcutta who has not received the award earlier and who is not currently working at IIM Calcutta can be nominated for the award.

Prospective Awardees

The awardee alumnus shall be one who has significantly contributed to her/his professional domain in corporate world, academics, government, entrepreneurship, NGO or has made phenomenal contribution toward fulfilling the mission of IIM Calcutta by any means including philanthropic support.

How to Nominate

The process of inviting nominations of ‘Distinguished Alumnus Award’ for the year 2021 is now open. If you have any queries, please contact the IIMC Alumni Office at +91-33– 2467-8300 Ext 1004 or email to iimc_alumni_office@iimcal.ac.in marking a copy to dean_nier@iimcal.ac.in. The nomination process closes on 30th April 2021.

Awardee Selection Process

The nominations received will be processed by the Dean’s office of IIM Calcutta and then an empowered committee comprising eminent representatives from the stake holders of the institute would prepare the final list of awardees.

The Award

The award includes a citation and a plaque embodying the spirit of IIM Calcutta.

Guidelines for filling in the form

We do understand the time constraints you work under. Keeping this in mind we have kept the nomination form as simple as possible to enable you to fill and “Submit” it in a single sitting. This should not take more than 15 minutes of your time. However, in case you are unable to complete the nomination at one go (perhaps you need some information about the nominee which you don’t readily remember), you may save the partially filled in form and come back to it later to complete it. Just click on the “Save and Come Back Later” button. You will receive an automated mailer (sent to the email address on your nomination form) with the hypertext link "Distinguished Alumnus Awards Nomination". When you click on the link you will be able to continue with your partially filled in nomination and complete the process. Kindly ensure that you enter your current email address correctly.

Nominations are now closed for the year 2021.