Updated as on Apr 30, 2022. IIM Calcutta has hiked the course fee for its two-year MBA programme to Rs 25 lakh from Rs 23 lakh. The revised fee was announced after the convocation, held in-person after a gap of two years.
Manish Thakur, dean (new initiatives and external relations), said the institute did not hike the fee for the past two years because of the Covid-induced economic distress faced by some students and their families.
Altogether, 479 candidates of the 57th batch of the two-year flagship MBA programme were awarded their degrees. Also among the awardees were 79 candidates of the one-year MBAEx (executive) programme.
Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta celebrates 57th Annual Convocation 2022 today pic.twitter.com/jq6WuN8GnI
— IIM Calcutta (@IIM_Calcutta) April 29, 2022
IIM-C alumnus and managing director and CEO of the Bombay Stock Exchange, Ashish Chauhan, delivered the convocation address.
The 57th annual convocation of Indian Institute of Management Calcutta (IIM C) will be held on Friday, April 29, 2022 at 4 PM at the Institute’s Campus at Joka. Mr. Ashish Chauhan, MD and CEO, BSE will deliver the convocation address. All Alumni, retired and current faculty members, retired and current employees of the institute were invited to attend.
Mr. Ashish kumar Chauhan, MD & CEO of BSE (Bombay Stock Exchange), the first stock exchange of Asia and one of the founders of India’s National Stock Exchange (“NSE”) where he worked from 1992 to 2000, will grace the occasion and be the keynote speaker . He is best known as the father of modern financial derivatives in India due to his work at NSE.
Placement at the IIM Calcutta this year has been “All time high”. Average salary for the MBA batch 2020-22 has been the highest ever in the history of the one of the oldest B Schools located in Joka, Kolkata.
Average salary jumped by 17% in comparison to last year’s average salary 28.5 Lakh per annum. The consulting sector dominated with 49% students placed. while the median salary was up 14% to 31 lakh per annum.
About IIM Calcutta: IIM Calcutta is the first IIM of country and the triple accredited management school from India (and one amongst 86 such business schools globally to have accreditation from Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), European Quality Improvement System (EQUIS) and Association of MBAs (AMBA).
It is also the only Indian business school that is a member of the Global Alliance in Management Education (CEMS) Worldwide. The Post Graduate Diploma in Business Analytics (PGDBA) & jointly offered by IIM Calcutta, IIT Kharagpur, and ISI Kolkata ranks 14th worldwide.