CATEGORIES OF APPLICANTS
The bulk of the applicants to IMI Kolkata are self-sponsored candidates. They are either fresh graduates or have worked for a few years and join IMI Kolkata after quitting their jobs. The Institute’s placement cell provides them placement assistance on a best effort basis.
Company Sponsored Candidates
IMI Kolkata accepts applications from company sponsored candidates. These candidates will also be assessed as per the selection process followed at IMI Kolkata.
Candidates being sponsored by their respective companies must submit a letter from the sponsoring organization, to this effect and undertake to pay all fees and dues from time to time, during the complete duration of the programme. This letter/undertaking will be required to be submitted at the Personal Interview stage.
Candidates who are sponsored by their organization will not be eligible for receiving any placement assistance from the Institute’s placement cell.
Applicant should complete the online application form and submit it along with non-refundable application fee and other required documents. Application Fee: INR 1,000
During the Personal Interview process he/she will be evaluated on the following parameters:
- Communication and Interpersonal Skills
- Cognitive and Problem Solving Skills
- General Awareness
- Domain Knowledge
- Future potential for employability
Candidates who apply online for the admission into PGDM will be shortlisted on the basis of information provided in the application form:
- CAT/XAT or GMAT score
- Academic Record
Only shortlisted candidates will be called for the final stage of the selection process – Individual Assessment Process (Essay Writing and Personal Interview etc.). Individual Assessment Process will be held in February/March 2021 (tentative).
Past academic records, performance in the individual assessment process along with other qualitative parameters, like quality of work experience and extra-curricular activities constitute the core components of the selection process.
The IMI Kolkata Admissions Committee reserves the right to modify these components while communicating these to the applicants at the Individual Assessment stage. The overall objective will be to identify and assess the candidate’s potential for a managerial career.
Applicants should note that mere fulfillment of minimum eligibility criteria may not ensure consideration for shortlisting by IMI Kolkata. IMI Kolkata will not entertain any correspondence on this subject and decisions of the IMI Kolkata Admissions Committee will be final in all matters.
Besides Kolkata, the selection process will be conducted at other centers including Delhi, Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Bhubaneswar, Chandigarh, Chennai, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Lucknow, Prayagraj (Allahabad), Ranchi, Jaipur, Indore, Dehradun, Varanasi and Mumbai. If a candidate’s preferred centre is not allotted, for any reason, the candidate will be informed of the change. IMI Kolkata reserves the right to change or cancel any of the centers for the selection process, without assigning any reasons.
The Final selection of the candidate is based on Entrance Exam Score + academic profile + WAT Score + PI Score
Admission Offer will be based on a composite score arrived after the assessment has been made during the various stages of the selection process, defined above. The result will be emailed to the shortlisted candidates and will be notified on the IMI Kolkata Website. Applicants are advised to provide their complete postal address and active email ID which should be valid up to 30th June 2021 for receiving important communications. Successful candidates, who have been offered admission, will be required to pay the 1st instalment of fee within two weeks of the date of offer, failing which the offer shall stand lapsed and admission will be offered to the next candidate on the waiting list, without any further intimation.
|Test score Percentile (best score in CAT/XAT/GMAT||35%|
|Academic score & Quality of graduating institute/university/college||15%|
|Work experience (duration & quality)||5%|
|Written Ability Test (WAT)||(5 + 5) = 10%|