How many regular academic programs are run by IIMC and what are their durations?


PGDM (Post Graduate Diploma in Management) is a full time program of two years duration. PGPEX (Post Graduate Programme for Executives) is IIM Calcutta's one year full-time residential general management program for mid-carrer professionals. PGPEX VLM (Post Graduate Program for Executives for Visionary Leadership in Manufacturing) is a one year full time residential program designed for the manufacturing sector. The course is being conducted jointly by 3 premier institutes of India viz. IIM Calcutta, IIT Kanpur and IIT Madras. FP (Fellow Program) is a research program whose duration depends on student performance and is about four years on an average.

On what basis is the diploma conferred?

The academic performance of a student is assessed in terms of his/her grades in different courses as well as the CGPA (Cumulative grade Point Average) which is a simple average of these grades computed to the second place of decimal. All students who obtain a CGPA of 5.00 or more at the end of the sixth term are awarded the Postgraduate Diploma in Management or the Post Graduate Diploma in Computer Aided Management as the case may be.

What is the average batch strength?

The strength of the batch varies from year to year,according to the institute requirements. Present first year batch is about 280. There are about 210 students in PGDM, 10-15 in FPM.

I want to major in two different functional areas, Is it possible?

The major depends on the number of courses chosen by you of a particular stream. So you can major in two functional areas by the careful selection of optional courses.

Is accommodation provided for married persons?

Yes, facility of separate accommodation is there for the individuals who are married. A nominal amount of charges are required to be paid.

Is it possible that one doesn't major in any area but do something like major in general management?

Doing major in a particular functional area depends on the minimum number of courses you have done in that area. So it is also possible not to do major in any particular functional area.

Is there any scholarship given to students at IIMC?

There are a number of scholarships offered to the students purely based on their performances at IIMC.