Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Calcutta Placements

  Kolkata   UGC, Public (Autonomous)   ESTD 1961
  Kolkata   UGC, Public (Autonomous)   ESTD 1961


IIM Calcutta Placements

While placement is not guaranteed by IIM Calcutta, the placement process implemented by the Career Development Cell (CDC) is a thorough and an extensive one that tries its best ensure that no student appearing for placement remains unemployed by the end of the season.

The process also includes heavy student involvement as the Student Placement Representatives work in tandem with the CDC to verify that the students’ interests are fulfilled.

IIM Calcutta Placement Process Highlights

  • The placement season usually begins when the student enters their seventh term.
  • The process is mostly one week long and the final offers are made or decided during the placement week itself.
  • The industry-specific programmes which cater to practising professionals have a rolling process in place to suit their needs and schedule.
  • Sponsored students are not eligible for placements.
  • Students on sabbaticals or study leaves from their employers are only eligible for placements if they can produce a No Objection Certificate (NOC) from their employers.

IIM Calcutta Placement Process 2019 Highlights

  • The entire placement process was over in one day.
  • The median salary offered to the placed candidates has increased from INR 24.2 lakhs per annum to INR 25.36 lakhs per annum.
  • 15% of the student population got more than one offer.
  • 123 companies had come over to IIM-C as recruiters.
  • 501 job offers were made to 441 candidates participating in the placement process.
  • The most popular domains turned out to be Consulting (with 29% of the batch) and

Finance (with 21% of the batch).

IIM Calcutta Placement Trends

Year Top Salary (in INR) Average Salary (in INR)
2019 81 lakhs 25.36 lakhs
2018 75 lakhs 24.2 lakhs
2017 70 lakhs 20 lakhs

Sector-wise Placement Breakdown

Sector Percentage of placement offers made Top Recruiter Sector wise
Consulting 29% Accenture
Finance 21% Goldman Sachs
e-commerce 16% Aditya Birla Group
Sales and Marketing 14% Mahindra
Analytics 8% Mondelez
IT Domain 12% Wipro


Year Companies Visited Highest Package Average Package
2018 75 LPA 24.20 LPA