CEMS MIM is a wonderful opportunity for IIMC students to get a global perspective and acquire a highly ranked international degree while doing their regular 2 year MBA Program at IIMC. MIM is designed to blend theoretical know-how with practical experience, making CEMS students the most sought after in companies across all sectors. Be prepared to study with one of the most cosmopolitan class comprising of 65 nationalities and schools from across Europe, Asia, Australia, Japan, Portugal, Russia, Singapore, Turkey, Canada, China and many other countries.

During the program, students are exposed to theoretical and experiential learning through different pedagogical methods and across various management disciplines, all with an international perspective. This enables students to stay in the forefront of international markets and develop and steer their careers forward successfully.

The MIM program helps by offering the following benefits

  • A prestigious and highly ranked international postgraduate degree recognised by independent expertise and by employers
  • A thorough academic training based on state-of-the-art research at world renowned universities
  • Practical skills providing a head-start in working life
  • An understanding for and the means to shape intercultural communication and business activity
  • A network of colleagues and friends around the globe, ready to help on any professional mission anywhere in the world
  • Privileged contacts with recruiters in global companies.

List of Partner Schools

School list | CEMS

Eligibility Criteria

CEMS MIM is a program offered to students who are enrolled for the Post Graduate Program (MBA) at IIMC. From the overall batch, students will be selected to enroll in the MIM program, based on criteria given below.

01. Minimum CGPA of 6.0 upto Term 1 of the MBA Program

Students fulfilling the eligibility criteria may apply for the CEMS MIM program. The application has to have the following documents:

  • Completed Application Forms To Download Click here
  • Statement of Purpose (SoP)
  • Grade sheet till Term 1 of MBA
  • Confirmation of Summer Internship abroad or proof of work experience abroad if any
  • Certificate of proficiency in a foreign language (if any). Not compulsory.
  • Details of your contribution to CEMS Club Calcutta, if applicable.

Selection Criteria

Candidates will be assessed based on the application and other supporting documents along with a personal assessment interview. The assessment is primarily based on the following factors:

  1. Intellectual Potential & Knowledge (academic excellence, ability to analyse, learn/reflect, prior knowledge in the international business area)
  2. Attitude & Soft Skills (Desire to achieve, Interpersonal competences, Integrity, Critical Thinking, Motivation for the MIM Programme)
  3. International orientation (curiosity for differences, sensitivity & adaptability, spirit of facing challenges, international openness and cross cultural aptitudes, language skills)

Weightages For Selection Crtiteria


A. Can students who are already in their 1st year of PGP join CEMS program

Ans. Yes. Only PGP1 students can apply for the CEMS program. However, the admission is subject to meeting the eligibility criteria and going through the selection process.

B. When will an IIMC student do the international internship of minimum 8 weeks?

Ans. IIMC students can undertake a minimum 8 weeks international internship during the normal Summer Internship at the end of First Year .If a student is unable to obtain an International placement during the summer internship, but is chosen for the CEMS MIM program, s/he will be allowed to complete this requirement after the sixth term. The first eight weeks of an international job can be considered as fulfillment of this requirement. Please note that the CEMS MIM degree will be awarded to students who have completed the full MIM term and a minimum 8 weeks international internship.

C. Can I choose any one of the university from the list of 33 schools?

Ans. Yes, however the term at the visiting university has to match with the start of IIMC term V and has to end before the start of IIMC term VI and the allotment of chosen institution will depend on ranking of the student during the admission process.

D. Will the host institution provide accommodation?

Ans. This depends on the facilities provided by individual host institutions. Help from the visiting university can be taken to find accommodation. Cost of accommodation is payable by students.