IIM Calcutta opens applications for its 1 year full time residential PGPEXM VLM program. The course is being conducted jointly by 3 premier institutes of India viz. IIM Calcutta, IIT Kanpur and IIT Madras.
PGPEX-VLM is a unique program that fulfills the current industry’s growing demand for techno-managerial leaders who shape the neo-industrial revolution. Laden with latest management skills and cutting-edge technology knowledge, these vanguards are being readied for meeting the challenges offered by the new wave of business enterprises that thrive on information as they strive for the “Triple Bottom line”.
This one year full time residential program has a built in manufacturing focus that helps to appreciate an industry’s metamorphosis in competitive times. The course is being conducted jointly by 3 premier institutes of India viz. IIM Calcutta, IIT Kanpur and IIT Madras. The course has been designed by these institutes in consultation with industry, Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade and Ministry of Education, Government of India.
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|17th Sep 2021|
Online portal for application opens
15th Nov 2021
|Online portal for application closes|
|17th Nov 2021|
Receipt of letters of recommendation by Referees closes
19th Nov 2021
|Sending call letters to the shortlisted candidates|
|5th Dec 2021|
Written test at 4 locations *
12th Dec 2021
|Sending of call letters to the shortlisted candidates for PI|
|26th Dec 2021|
Personal interview at IIMC*
3rd Jan 2022
|Selected candidates for admission|
* The mode, venue and arrangement of written test and personal interview may be altered subject to the advisories and guidelines of the Central and State Government. The decision of the competent authority of the Tri-Institute will be considered final in this regard.
- The batch size for the 2022-2023 session will be 40.
- Program Fees: 13,50,000
Eligibility: First-Class Graduate Engineers with First Division/ First Class Marks from Secondary Examination onwards.
Work Experience Self-sponsored candidates, not in service. – Minimum 4½ (four and a half) to maximum 10 (ten) years of work experience in manufacturing, engineering, and related sector; holding responsibilities in production planning and control, research, design and development, quality control, plant engineering, maintenance, supply chain, construction, etc. Sponsored candidates need to have a minimum of 4½ (four and a half) years work experience only. In these cases, there is no upper limit of experience.
Selection Process Based on the eligibility criteria short listed candidates are called for a written test Visionary Leadership in Manufacturing Admission Test (VLMAT) consisting of three sections Verbal Ability, Quantitative Ability and Engineering Ability.
The written test (VLMAT) is conducted in four cities (Kolkata, Mumbai, Chennai and Delhi). The mode of conducting the offline written examination (VLMAT) is subject to the advisories and guidelines of the Central and State Government during the admission process for the 2022-23 Batch. Candidates shortlisted after the written test (VLMAT) are called for Personal Interview (PI) at the host institute.