The Army Institute of Management, Kolkata is one of the leading management schools in
Initially, AIMK was known as National Institute of Management Calcutta (NIMC). The Institute’s current name was given on 11 February, 2005.
The Institute's MBA programme is approved by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) and affiliated to the West Bengal University of Technology (WBUT).
Only students who have appeared in CAT can apply for our MBA Programme. Minimum qualification for admission to MBA programme is Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline with 50% marks, recognized by the Association of Indian Universities. If the Bachelor’s degree is done through distance mode then the affiliated institute & the university must be within the same state. Such candidate should produce Bonafide Certificate & Fee Receipt at the time of registration at AIMK. Candidates, who would be completing all requirements for bachelor’s degree by 30 June, can also apply. Such candidates, if selected, will be admitted provisionally and will be required to produce evidence to establish their eligibility by 31 August. Those, failing to comply with the above criteria, will have to withdraw from the programme.
AIMK Eligibility Criteria
Candidates, who appeared in CAT would be called for Group Discussion & Personal Interview (GD & PI ). Two separate (one for Army and another for General) merit lists of the students will be prepared for GD & PI. The same is to be sent to the Chairman for approval. After approval, students of the merit list will be intimated individually.
Eligibility for Army Categories
The admission to the AWES Professional Colleges is for the children of eligible serving Army personnel, eligible ex-Army personnel and war widows of the Army. The children of following categories of Army personnel are eligible and they are required to submit the relevant certificate as given against the category applicable to them as proof of their eligibility for admission to AWES Professional Colleges along with the Application Form.
Candidates desirous of seeking admission to AIM, Kolkata can obtain the Application Form for MBA programme either from the AIM, Kolkata website www.aim.ac.in or from the Admission Office, AIM, Kolkata by hand. Candidates, who are willing to take the application forms from the Admission Office, need to pay Rs 500/- for Army wards and Rs 600/- for General category in cash. A demand draft for Rs 500/- for Army wards and Rs 600/- for General category, in favour of 'Director AIM' payable at Kolkata, will be deposited by the applicants who are submitting the application form, downloaded from the website. The application form will be submitted on the assigned date as suggested by Admission Authority. Rs 200/- will be added as late fee, if the application is submitted after the assigned date.
N.B. The above-mentioned fees are non-refundable
Group Discussion / Personal Interview (GD/PI)
Candidates who qualify in CAT will be called for Group Discussion and Personal Interview at Kolkata on merit basis. Candidates will have to meet their own travel expenses and arrange for their own boarding and lodging. The list of shortlisted candidates is usually published in the website during 2nd week of February every year. The GD&PI is generally conducted during the 2nd week of March at Kolkata. The exact dates will be published on the website and will be communicated individually through call letters. Candidates are required to check into the Institute's website for dates of GD/PI and they must not wait for call letters. The candidates will have to produce their CAT admit card for GD/PI.
Selected Candidates will be intimated who will be required to pay online a sum of Rs 60,000/- through SBI-Collect as acceptance of offer along with the willingness certificate. Detailed method to be followed will be intimated through email & letter. The amount will be adjusted against the tuition fees, which has to be paid at the time of registration including fees of first semester once the candidate is admitted.