Students of IIM Calcutta are selected after an intense process comprising the written exam (CAT), group discussions and a personal interview. Almost nobody below the 98th percentile in the CAT exam makes it to the interview stage. Students opting for management education are some of the best in India. All our students are intellectually competent to take on any curriculum in management anywhere in the world. While screening, the institute ensures that along with outstanding intellectual capabilities, students possess excellent communication skills, leadership qualities and the ability to innovate.
The academic programme at IIMC is demanding and tough, but we also provide opportunities for students to learn about teamwork and organizational skills through a variety of extra-curricular activities which they are encouraged to participate in. They are also encouraged to engage with the general community and help solve real-life problems for many social organizations.
Students at IIM Calcutta leave the institute as managers; of time, energy and resources. They go out with confidence to work anywhere in the world with an ambition to become global leaders who are sensitive to the most important issues concerning social transformation. With academics forming the base and a campus life brimming with a wide range of extracurricular activities, IIMC provides each individual with ample opportunities towards all round development. The word complete seems appropriate while describing an IIMC graduate.