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Army Institute of Management, AIM, Kolkata

Army Institute of Management, AIM, Kolkata
West Bengal University of Technology
Opp, Alipore Telephone Exchange
Kolkata, West Bengal
Phone-No: 033-2439-8335 8337 8338 2479 4494 (D)
Fax: 033-2479-4495
Email: Website:
Establish: 1997

About College:

The Army Institute of Management, Kolkata is one of the leading management schools in India. Established on 28 July, 1997 by the Army Welfare Education Society (AWES), New Delhi, the Institute is the first of its kind in India. It has, along with other vocational institutes under the aegis of the AWES, made quality management education available at affordable cost to the wards of Army personnel. Students from general category (20%) can also apply here. 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).

Course Name:

Master of Business Administration (MBA) [Serialization: Marketing, Finance, Systems, HRM] Full time Residential Programme

Duration: 2 Years


The minimum qualification for admission to MBA programme is 3 years Bachelor's Degree in any discipline from any university recognized by the Association of Indian Universities with 50% marks. Candidates of current batch who would be completing all requirements for the Bachelor's Degree by 30 June of the year of admission may also apply. Such candidates, if selected, will be admitted provisionally and will be required to produce evidence to establish their eligibility by 31 August of the year of admission, failing which they will be dropped from the programme.

Admission Process

The admission to AIMK through the Common Admission Test (CAT) conducted by the Indian Institutes of Management. CAT is the first step in the process for seeking admission to AIMK. Based on the performance in CAT, candidates will be called for Group Discussion & Personal Interview (GD/PI) to be conducted by AIMK at Kolkata. Final merit list is drawn up based on the candidate's performance in CAT & GD/PI.

How to Apply:

Application Form

Candidates desirous of seeking admission to AIM, Kolkata can obtain the Application Form for MBA programme either from the AIM, Kolkata website 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 or before 15 Jan 2018. Rs 200/- will be added as late fee, if the application is submitted between 16 Jan 2018 to 31 Jan 2018. 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.

For more information on Admission process please check the latest Prospectus of AIMK.

Closing Date:

Last date for sale & submission of completed Application: 15th January, 2019

Group Discussion and Personal Interview: March 2019

Intimation to successful candidates through email: Last week of March 2019 or earlier

Beginning of new session: Last week of July 2019

Last date for submission of completed Application for Army Institute of Management, Kolkata, with late fee of Rs 200/- (CAT Score Card to be accompanied with the Application): 15th February, 2019


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