The Indian Institute of Management Calcutta is one of the premier business schools of India. It was founded in November 1961 by the Government of India in a combined effort with the Government of West Bengal, Indian industry, the Ford Foundation, and the Alfred P. Sloan School of Management (MIT).
The Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta is regarded as the earliest institute in India to offer Post Graduate education and research in the field of management. A number of eminent faculties taught in the IIM-C during its early years and they include Jagdish Sheth, Paul Samuelson, J.K. Sengupta, and many others.
Over the passage of time, IIM Calcutta has developed into a top management education school with worldwide reputation. It is famous for the impartation of management education of the highest quality.
The Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta has been playing a significant role in the professionalization of management in India with the help of its educational programs, which include the following:
Post Graduate Programs
Executive Training Programs
Doctoral Level Programs
Research and Consultation Activities
At present, IIM-C holds the 2nd rank among all the business schools in India.
Currently, the principal teaching programs offered by the Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta can be categorized into the following types:
Postgraduate Program for Executives – One Year Full Time (PGPEX)
Executive Program in Business Management – One Year Part Time (EPBM)
Postgraduate Diploma in Management – Two Years (PGDM)
Postgraduate Diploma in Management- Visionary Leadership in Manufacturing (PGPEX-VLM)
Postgraduate Diploma in Computer aided Management (PGDCM)
Postgraduate Diploma in Business Management (PGDBM)
Fellow Programme in Management (FPM)
Besides offering educational programs, the IIM-C also performs the following functions:
Management Development Programs
Seminars, Workshops, & International Conferences
At present, the chairperson of the institution is Mr. Ajit Balakrishnan and the director of the institute is Professor Shekhar Chaudhuri. IIM-C has a campus area of 135 acres. It functions as an autonomous body. The faculties of IIM-C are esteemed all over the world. Over the last 40 years or so, IIM-C has developed into one of the top business schools in Asia.
The subjects taught at the institute are the following:
Finance & Control
Management Information Systems
Personnel Management & Industrial Relations
Management for Human Values
Development and Environment Policy
Indian Institute of Management Calcutta
Diamond Harbour Road
Joka, Kolkata (Calcutta) – 700104
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Last Updated on : 27th June 2013