Army Institute Of Management (AIM) Kolkata

West Bengal

Army Institute of Management, Kolkata is one of the leading management schools in India and was established by the Army Welfare Education Society (AWES). The AIMK of the institute was to conduct a management program for the wards of Army personnel in order to achieve a juncture for general candidates as well.The Institute's MBA programme is approved by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), New Delhi and affiliated to the West Bengal University of Technology (WBUT).

How To Apply

Candidates seeking admission to 2 – year full – time MBA programme may follow the below mentioned steps:

  1. Application forms are available at the admissions office at AIMK. Candidates are required to mention CAT exam Registration Number & Centre Code allotted by IIMs in the respective boxes given in the application form of AIMK.
  2. Application Form can also be downloaded and forwarded to the Institute along with a Demand Draft for INR 800 in favour of The Director AIMK to be payable at Kolkata for Army category candidates and INR 900 for General category candidates (including Rs 50/- as postal charges)
  3. NOTE: A self - addressed envelope duly affixed postal stamp is required to be sent for obtaining 'Receipt and Application Number'.


  • The application form along with the Demand Draft for INR 750 – Army wards/ for INR 850 – General candidates be submitted to the institute at the following address, AIMK, Judges Court Road, Opp, Alipore Tele Exch, Alipore, Kolkata-700027

For more information regarding Application process, please check the latest Prospectus of Army Institute of Management, Kolkata at -

Admission Procedure
  • The selection procedure begins with the basis of marks obtained in Graduation degree exams regardless of any stream/Discipline.
  • It is followed by the marks scored in Common Admission Test (CAT), conducted by Indian Institute of Managements.
  • A minimum of 50% marks in graduation is required for admission to the programme.
  • For more information regarding Admission Procedure please visit this link -
Cut – Off

Cut – off percentile for admission to 2 – year, full – time MBA course is set at 60 Percentile Score (as per previous year’s records).

Eligibility Criteria
  1. The minimum qualification required for admission to AIMK’s MBA programme is graduation of 3 years’ Bachelor's Degree or equivalent in any discipline from a university recognized by the Association of Indian Universities with 50% marks, no less.
  2. Candidates pursuing their final year for the completion of Bachelor's Degree by 30th June of the year of admission may also apply. If the candidate be selected then he/she needs to provide a proof/evidence to obtain the eligibility by 31st of August of the year of admission, and if the criteria are not fulfilled then the candidate’s application shall be dropped from the programme.

Eligibility for Army Categories

The admission to the Army Welfare Education Society (AWES) Professional Colleges is for the children of eligibly serving Army personnel, eligible ex-Army personnel and war widows of the Army. The children/wards of the following categories of Army personnel are eligible and in order to obtain a proof of their eligibility, the candidate is required to submit the relevant certificate for admission to the AWES Professional Colleges along with the Application Form:

  1. The applicants must fall into one of the following categories:
    • Children of serving Army personnel with minimum 10 years of continuous service in the Army. (Submit Certificate No. 1)
    • Children of ex – Army personnel granted/awarded regular pension, liberalized family pension, family pension or disability pension at the time of their superannuation, demise, discharge, release medical board/invalided medical board. This includes wards of recruits medically boarded out and granted disability pension. (Submit Certificate No. 1).
    • Children of ex – Army personnel who have taken discharge or have been released post ten years of service in the army. (Submit Certificate No. 1).
  2. Adopted/Step Children and Children of Remarried Widows:
    • Adopted Child of Army personnel, if adopted at least five years prior to seeking admission. (Submit Certificate No. 2)
    • Step Children are eligible to admission, provided that they are born from a wedding where at least one parent belonged to the Army who is otherwise eligible. (Submit Certificate No. 2)
  3. Eligibility Criteria in Special Cases:
    • Eligibility Criteria for Children of ex – Army Medical Corps Officers/Army Dental Corps Officers presently Serving with Indian Navy or Indian Air Force (IN/IAF).
      • Children of only those ex-Army Medical officers/Army Dental Corps officers presently serving with Indian Navy/Indian Air Force who have served with the Army for at least 10 years. (Submit Certificate No. 3).
  4. Eligibility Criteria for Children of APS/MNS/TA Personnel (Submit Certificate No. 3).
    • Children of APS personnel classified as ex – servicemen as per Government of India, Ministry of Defence – letter No. 9 (52)/88/D (Res) dated 19 July 1989.
    • Children of those APS personnel who are on deputation and who have devoted 10 years of service in the Army.
    • Children of APS personnel, who are directly recruited into APS, who have completed 10 years of service and of those who as per their terms and conditions of service, retired from APS without reversion to P&T Department after completing their minimum pensionable service of which 10 years was in the Army.
    • Children of only those members of MNS who have 10 years service as regular members of MNS or are in receipt of pension from the Army.
    • Children of only those TA personnel who have completed 10 years of embodied service.

(NOTE: Necessary certificates as provided in the prospectus are mandatory to be attached along with the application for fulfilment of eligibility criteria as aforementioned. Please, also mention the Paragraph and Sub – Paragraph on the certificate under your eligibility criteria)

The weightage for admission to the wards of Gallantry Award Winners and War Widows are mentioned in the link -

Campus Facilities

AIMK promises a healthy campus and an articulate architecture of the institute buildings with many facilities for the students to enjoy during the programme.

  1. A well – stacked library with a learning resource centre having a rich collection of print and digital resources. The air-conditioned library is built over an area of around 3000 square feet and it has a seating capacity of approximately 60 students.
  2. Computer Labs provide a LAN connectivity of 6Mbps high speed internet facility, fully air-conditioned and multimedia class/lecture rooms promise of education with all the facilities.
  3. Medical Facilities, Students’ Mess and Common rooms for both boys and girls are available at the campus. Also, all the students can enjoy a gymnasium, cafeteria and many sports facilities in the campus.
  • Hostel facilities are available for both male and female candidates.
  • Boys and Girls are accommodated in fully – furnished and sophisticatedly equipped residential system.
  • Hostel plays a key role in the institute’s fully residential, 2 – year, MBA programme.

Regional as well as National Corporate Recruiters flock the campus during placements’ season.

  • The average salary package is around INR 360,000 per annum
  • The highest package awarded is staked at/around INR 900,000 per annum
  • To know more about placements procedure and the students placed in past year please consider visiting the following link:

There is a useful scheme of scholarships offered to the AIMK students for their dedicated hard work, which are as follows:

  1. TATA Merit Scholarships: Awarded by TATA Defence Welfare Corpus to Army Students ranking first and second each. The students standing first are may receive INR 20,000 and student standing second may receive INR 15,000
  2. Army Commander’s Scholarships: An amount of INR 25,000 each is awarded by HQ Eastern Command to two students of each batch every year
  3. DLF Raghvendra Scholarships: An amount of INR 50,000 each is awarded by DLF Foundation to two students of each batch every year
  4. AGIF Scholarships: An amount of INR 40,000 each is awarded from Army Group Insurance Fund to fifteen students (of Army category) of each batch every year. This has been introduced in 2012.
Student Life
  • The AIMK campus immensely contributes towards the personal as well as the professional development of students and faculty members. A sense of oneness is celebrated and practiced among all the students.
  • Few of the clubs at AIMK are Sampark, Awaz, E – Cell, Vikreta, Striker, Akriti, etc.
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About Army Institute Of Management (AIM) Kolkata

Affiliated to West Bengal University of Technology, Kolkata, North 24 Parganas
Establishment year 1998
Aid Status Unaided - Private
Minority N

Hostel and Facilities

Total Hostel Capacity

Army Institute Of Management (AIM) Kolkata Hostel

Hostel Accomodation: Yes
Total Hostel Capacity 235
Total Number of Boys Hostels 1
Hostel Accomodation (Boys)(Number of rooms) 158
Boys Hostel(Number of beds) 466
Boys Hostel(Average Area per Bed) 125
Total Number of Girls Hostels 1
Hostel Accomodation (Girls)(Number of rooms) 77
Girls Hostel(Number of beds) 181
Girls Hostel(Average Area per Bed) 121

AIM Ranking

Popularity Rank (based on average rank of admitted students): 121

Contact Number and Address


Judges Court Road Opposite Alipore Telephone Exchange Alipore Kolkata-700027

City Kolkata
District Kolkata
State West Bengal
Pin code 700027
Phone 33 - 24398335
Fax 24794495
Email Id

Fee Structure

AIM Fee Structure

Stream Fees Structure for one year
Management (MBA) ₹ 2,04,000

Placement at Army Institute Of Management (AIM) Kolkata

Courses Offered at Army Institute Of Management (AIM) Kolkata

  • M.B.A. Master Of Business Administration / M.m.s.-master Of Management Studies (Business Administration)

    Course Level
    Post Graduate
    Regular, Full Time
    2 Years
    Affiliated To
    West Bengal University of Technology, Kolkata
    Start Year
    Eligible: Not Applied
    ₹ 2,04,000


Maximum salary offered
Minimum salary offered
Average salary offered


To pursue MBA at AIM students must satisfy following eligibility criteria.

The minimum qualification to apply for admission to the MBA Program is a Bachelor's Degree (10+2+3 years of education) in any discipline which is recognized by the Association of Indian Universities, or any degree equivalent to the Bachelor's Degree, with a minimum of 50% aggregate marks in the Secondary / Higher Secondary / Pre-degree Examinations (or equivalent) conducted by a Board / University.

Those appearing for the final year of the Bachelor's degree examinations may also apply subject to completing their examinations or viva-voce, if any, before June 30. Such candidates will however have to fulfil the above eligibility requirements in respect of minimum academic qualifications for admission and furnish evidence to that effect latest by October 31. At the time of interview and/or admissions, they will be required to produce a letter from their College Principal / Head of Institution stating the exam dates.

Candidates with appropriate industry experience will be given preference for admissions. Their work experience will be given due weightage in terms of the organization, position held and duration.

Admission Procedure

Selected candidates will be called to attend Group Discussions and Personal Interviews. Multiple Group Discussion & Personal Interview lists will be released in phases, both before and after the Application Deadline. The intimation for interview & group discussion is done through registered post and e-mail. In the case of some programs, Group Discussion may not be conducted, in favor of a rigorous interview process.

The selection criteria for calling candidates for admissions is based on multiple factors as follows:

  • Past academic performance
  • Quality & content of the answers in the application form
  • Work experience, if any , in terms of job content & organization
  • Group Discussion & Interview performance (applicable for final admissions only)
  • Extra curricular activities, other interests & accomplishments
  • Competitive Test score (CAT, MAT, XAT, CMAT)

A combination of all the above factors are used to determine the eligibility of candidates to be offered final admission. Test scores are NOT the only criteria for selection.

A high test score does not guarantee a call for Group Discussion/Interview. The selection criteria are based on multiple factors as mentioned above.

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