The diploma in management at the Post-Graduate level has a two-tier structure: it consists of a core curriculum, a summer internship, and elective courses. The first year is committed to developing business fundamentals through compulsory courses spanning the areas of economics, finance, marketing, operations, systems, and organizational behavior. The second year offers a greater number of electives than any other B-School in India, the flexibility ensuring that a student never makes a compromise with his desired area of pursuit. Students aspiring to delve deeper into topics can undertake term papers under faculty supervision.

Batch Size: 442 (For the batch 2017-19)

Batch Composition: The 2017-19 batch comprised of only 32% female students and 68% male students. 53% of the batch came from IITs, NITs and BIT. 89% of the students had an Engineering degree whereas only 3% of students were from commerce background.  While 23% of the students were fresh graduates, 62% of the batch had work experience greater than 12 months.

Placements: For the batch of 2017-19, 125 recruiters visited the campus. The maximum CTC offered for the batch was Rs 72 Lakhs and the average was Rs 25.4 Lakhs. The median CTC for the entire batch stood at Rs 23.75 Lakhs. Top 10% students of the 2017-19 batch got an average CTC of Rs 40 Lakhs and top 50% got Rs 30.9 Lakhs. 26% of students of this batch received lateral placement offers also. The sector-wise distribution of offers and package are as follows:

Sector % offers Highest Package Average Package
Consulting 29 35 LPA 28 LPA
E-Commerce, OPS and Prod Man. 16 45 LPA 29 LPA
Finance 19 45 LPA 27 LPA
General Management 13 25 LPA 23 LPA
IT and Analytics 11 22 LPA 19 LPA
Sales and Marketing 13 25 LPA 21 LPA

Admission Process: IIM Calcutta usually follows a two-step selection process. First, shortlisting based on CAT score and then WAT and PI rounds for the shortlisted students. Candidates who fulfill the first stage of the admission criteria (CAT) are called for WAT and PI rounds. However, factors like academic cut-offs, past academic performance, relevant work experience, gender diversity, etc. also play a major role in the final selection.