IIM Calcutta is an autonomous institution established by Govt of India under an Act of Parliament to promote post graduate studies in management education. The institute is the first management institute of its class, playing a role of national importance. IIM-C offers Post-Graduate, Doctoral Programs and Executive Training, Research and Consulting activities. The institute aims to emerge as a centre of excellence of international reputation in all areas of management education.
IIM Calcutta emphasizes to support its students so that they strengthen the global business environment in the wake of economic, cultural and technological political environment that the world is heading to. With this aim the Institute conducts from time to time management development programs, research, consultancy, seminars, workshops & international conferences and publications apart from its academic activities.
The academic programs at IIM Calcutta are designed meet the challenges of the society. The institute endeavors to mould future managers who are capable to foresee the problems and challenges the business worldwide. While meeting the changing needs of the society, economies, and the environment, IIM Calcutta expects its graduates develop their career at par with internationally reputed institutions. All programs are designed to create distinctive professionals with high importance to information technology.
The distinguished faculty of IIM Calcutta provides high quality teaching and research guidance to its students. The activities such as teaching, training, consulting, are aimed to touch real life management problems in business, financial, government and international organizations. Teaching and research support is provided in areas such as Behavioral Science, Economics, Environment, Finance & Control, Marketing, Management Information Systems, Operations Management, Personnel Management & Industrial Relations, Resource Management, Regional Development, Sociology, Strategic Management, Management Center for Human Values, Center for Development and Environment Policy.
IIM Calcutta provides highly developed infrastructure facilities, which include fully equipped classrooms, seminar and conference rooms, library, executive training complex, residential accommodation for students and faculties, etc.
The Institute's placement bureau is one of the best serving in its class, providing on campus placement to its graduates in top ranked corporate houses, government and nongovernmental organizations and international agencies.
IIM Calcutta's alumni base is unique and strong, which makes the institute distinguished among other management institutes in India, which maintains close relation with the institute's activities and academics.