Updated On – 7-May-2020IIMC Executive MBA Program
IIM Calcutta (IIMC), located in Kolkata, West Bengal, and was the first IIM to be established in India. It is the only business school in India, to be internationally accredited by all the AACSB, AMBA and EQUIS. IIM Calcutta is a fully autonomous institute offering several postgraduate, doctorate programs, as well as a few Executive Management Education programs.
IIMC’s Executive MBA (formerly PGPEX) is the flagship one-year residential program offered to mid-professional executives looking to grow their careers with managerial and leadership skills. The program was started in 2006 and was recently ranked in top 50 mba programs in the world by FT Global MBA rankings 2019.
IIM Calcutta Executive MBA Overview
Key features of IIMC’s Executive MBA (PGPEX) programs are
- Mandatory international immersion module
- Wide range of electives (50+)
- Strong focus on analytical and problem solving skills
Overview of IIMC Executive MBA Program
|Course Duration||1 Year|
|Number of students in the batch||62|
|Course Fee||Rs. 27 Lakh|
|Exam Scores Accepted||GMAT|
|Average GMAT Score||690|
|Average Work Experience||9 years|
|Average Age||31 years|
The course is delivered through a mix of lectures, case studies, and individual assignments. The course also includes an international project and a study tour extending to two weeks.
Students need to complete 25 compulsory courses over six terms. They also need to take 15 elective courses in terms 4,5, and 6.
The one – year course is divided into six terms. Term 1 and 2 deal with core subjects, Term 3 and 4 include more specialized courses, while Term 4, 5 and 6 offer elective courses.
Furthermore, each of the terms have a workshop by BE&C group. Also, the course is further spruced by the mandatory international study tour and project.
Class of 2020
Breakup in terms of industry experienceIIMC Executive MBA Batch of 2020IIMC Executive MBA Work Experience
- Batch Size – 62
- Number of female students – 7
- Average international work experience – 11 months
- Students with international work experience – 17%
- Average GMAT Score – 690
- % of Engineers – 90%
- % of students with PG Degree – 10%
- Average Age – 31 years
- Average work experience – 9 years
How to Apply?
The institute takes in a batch of 70 students for its executive management course. The candidate must apply online for the course at https://www.iimcal.ac.in/programs/pgpex/admissions/, or he may obtain the application form online at the following website https://www.iimcal.ac.in/programs/pgpex/download-centre. The application form and online application for the 2020-2021 batch opens from 1st July 2019 onwards.
The candidate must then submit the duly filled application form along with the self-attested copies of the required documents before the last date.
Documents to be submitted
- Application form
- Non-refundable application fee of Rs.2000/- paid by demand draft / banker’s cheque drawn in favor of “Indian Institute of Management Calcutta” payable at Kolkata, India,
- GMAT score card
- Proof of proficiency in English, if applicable
- Attested / notarized copies of transcripts of examinations passed / degrees obtained.
- Statement of Purpose
- Two Letters of Recommendation
The documents should be sent to
Indian Institute of ManagementCalcutta
Diamond Harbor Road, Joka
Kolkata 700 104
The candidates can also submit the application form online and make payment online on following account
RTGS transfer to SBI, IIM Joka Branch,
A/c No : 10120246705
Branch Code No. 6210,
Swift Code: SBININBB645
IFSC Code: SBIN0006210
Admission procedure is highly selective owing to the small batch size.
The institute gives specific undisclosed weight-age to the following components in the application:
- Academic Background
- Professional Experience
- GMAT Entrance exam score (Average Score: 702)
- Personal Interview
- Statement of Purpose
- Letters of Recommendation from two referees who hold higher managerial or senior academic positions.
After the shortlisting of the candidate, candidates will be assessed through personal interview to judge their suitability for the course. The course aims to have a diverse selection of candidates from different backgrounds.
IIMC Executive MBA Eligibility Criteria
The eligibility criteria for admission into IIM Calcutta Executive MBA (PGPEX) program is –
- The applicant must have a bachelor’s degree (10+2+3 system) in any discipline from a recognized university.
- At least 5 years of full time managerial/ professional work experience
- A valid GMAT score taken withing 36 months of applying
IIMC Executive MBA Placements
The highest salary offered to the 12th batch of IIMC Executive MBA (PGPEx) at was Rs.27 lakhs (domestic) and Rs.1.24 Crore (International). The average salary offered was Rs.27 lakhs.
The companies recruiting at IIM Calcutta are Accenture, EClerx, RPG, Invest Punjab, Nissan Digital, Lynk Logistics, OYO Rooms, Conduent, SDG, Spencers, Udaan, Guiltfree Industries, Publicis Sapient, Swiggy Labs and Vector Consulting etc. Total 69 companies visited the campus.
60% of the batch was placed in ITES, Consulting and eCommerce sectors.
|Industry||Number of Offers||% of batch|
|IT Products & Services||9||14.52|
IIMC Executive MBA program was ranked 49th by FT Global MBA 2019 rankings.
IIM calcutta’s management programs have been ranked in the top 20 management programs worldwide by The Financial Times, and IIM Calcutta stand 19th. Further IIMC is ranked 9th by QS-Asian in the International Business rankings, and it is ranked 2nd, 3rd and 3rd respectively nationally as one of the best business schools in India by Business Today, Hindustan Times, CNBC – TV18 respectively.
The institute does not offer any kind of scholarships to its executive MBA students, and expects its students to pay the full course fee.
IIMC Executive MBA (PGPEX) Fee Structure
The total course fee payable for IIMC Executive MBA (PGPEX) course is Rs.27,00, 000/- for the 2020- 2021 and may be remitted in four installments throughout the course. Additionally a refundable caution deposit of Rs.20, 000/- also must be paid by the student.
The total course fee includes fee for tuition, study material, accommodation, study tours organized by IIMC, including airfare, VISA, medical insurance charges for international study tours, etc.
Important dates for IIMC Executive MBA 2020-2021
Last date to apply for IIMC Executive MBA (PGPEX) 2020-2021 session was 15th Septermber 2019 for first round and 15th November 2019 for second round.
The important dates for admission into the IIMC Executive MBA (PGPEX) 2020-2021 batch of are the following:
|Stage||First Round Date||Second Round Date|
|Online Application Begins||1-July-2019||16-September-2019|
|Last date to apply||15-September-2019||15-Novemner-2019|
|Announcement of Shortlisted Candidates||3rd or 4th Week of September 2019||3rd or 4th Week of November 2019|
|Interviews||19-20 October 2019||21-22 December 2019|
|Announcement of selected candidates||1st/2nd Week November 2019||1st/2nd Week January 2020|
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