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Hello everyone,

We are from the current batch of IIMC PGPEX. The online application for admission to PGPEX (2018-19) is now live.  

  Eligibility Criteria

· A bachelor's degree (minimum 10+2+3 years of formal education) or  equivalent in any discipline

· At least five years of full-time post qualification managerial/professional experience as on March 31, 2018

· Valid GMAT Score (taken within last 36 months of application date)  

 Assessment of the candidates is based on:

· Academic background

· Professional experience 

· GMAT score

· Personal interviews

· Statement of purpose

· Recommendation

Please be informed that there is no cut-off for the GMAT score and the admission committee views each application separately, giving due consideration to academics, extracurricular, diversity, and work experience. The GMAT score of the current batch ranges from 650 to 750.  


Use this discussion group to share your queries/doubts related to admission to IIM Calcutta PGPEX 2018-19.

Visit the IIMC PGPEX page for details:https://www.iimcal.ac.in/programs/pgpex

Link to start the online application:https://www.iimcal.ac.in/pgpex-application-form-instructions

Visit the download section for accessing the admission brochure, fee structure and guidelines for filling the form: https://www.iimcal.ac.in/programs/pgpex/download-centre

Go through the FAQ section to clarify some of your queries about the program: https://www.iimcal.ac.in/programs/pgpex/pgpex-faqs

For any other queries, please email to – [email protected] 

Here's wishing you all the very best for your admission process. 

Hi Puys,

Please evaluate my profile for PGPEX 2019

GMAT Score : 670 

10th  : 72 %

12th : 75 %

Graduation : B. E Honors (Rajasthan University) (Computer Science)

Present Location : USA

Work experience :  I have overall 10+ years of work experience in championing IT projects  that involves implementing and designing Product Lifecycle Management for client from various manufacturing domains such as Consumer Good , Medical Instrumentation, Heave Engineering Machinery, Aerospace, Electrical Equipments, Fashion and retail.

International experience  - 6years

Current Role : Solution Architect for one of the world's biggest CPG Industry. 

Professional achievements : 

- Received Multiple awards and recognitions for my work in the company.

- Won 1st prize for my paper on PLM using BI

- Was member of Company Cricket team and also actively participated in various dance and drama competitions

Hobbies / Personal achievement :

- USTA 4.0 tennis player

- Teach small kids basics of Tennis in my free time.

- Co founded NGO named Yuva  during college days.


What has been the least accepted salary & also the no. of unplaced students in the last 2-3 years at IIMC's PGPEX program?

Does IIMC continue to provide placement assistance to the unplaced students - if yes, for how many months? 


PGPEX batch of 2017-18!!


Experience the beautiful campus of IIM Calcutta!!




Hello, I am mech engineer with 6 yeas of Exp in EPC industry ( Power & Energy + Water & Waste Water Treatment) interested in IIM C PGPEX to take my career to the next level either into constrrction or consulting industry.
In my current role I am mainly responsible for Basic & detail engineering , project manangement, costing & budgeting of the poject, risk identifiaction in the poject & mitigation of the same , leading cross fnctional team of civil, mech, electrical, instrumetation, site people to  the successful completion & handover of project to the customer .
Successfully handled  & completed projects worth of 100-500 Cr. 
No any International work Exp so far , just site & customer visits.  
Acdemeics : 10th-78 %, 1th 58 %, BE-66 %. 
Not much of any extra curricular activity o nthe record, however in my professioal role much more involved in to participating/competing technical events. 
I have not appeared for GMAT, just started my preprations. Looking to my profile how much should I target in GMAT ? Is there similar kind of profile in current or previous batch ??


Can the IIM Calcutta PR tell, what is the mean age of the PGPEX current Batch. Also what kind of acceptance rate trend has been seen for the previous batches.

 I want to consider all options before applying. 

Profile Evaluation- 

Hi Team,
I took GMAT recently and got 680.
(Verbal-33,Quant-49,Analytical Writing-3 & Integrated Reasoning-3).
10th Class- 86% CBSE Board India
12th Class-80.6% CBSE Board India
B.Tech Mechanical Engineering National Institute of Technology-Bhopal India , 78.4%
I have 5 years of experience in Ford Motor Company.
3 years worked as New Car Model Launch Engineer (Production Planning,Project Management & Facility Implementation)
2 years worked as Process Engineer (Product Quality & Delivery Domain)  Six Sigma Green belt certification from Ford Motor Company. Extra-curriculars : Active participant in Ford's Global Week of caring CSR projects, Member of ISTE NIT-Bhopal chapter, took part in organising national level events. 
What are my chances? 

Hi Guys,my profiile is as follows :- 

 X - 93.0 % 

 XII - 90.0 %

  B.E (BITS Pilani ) -7.41

  Mtech (IIT Kanpur) - 6.86 

 Work Experience as of 31/03/2018 : 5 years 10 months across Consulting/Analytics Domain.      

I have my GMAT exam in a few days and I am targeting only the top PGPX programmes in India ( IIM's/ISB/XLRI).  Is a relatively high work experience (>7 years) required to apply for IIM-C PGPEX or should I go ahead and apply ? Please guide me

HiExperts,   I am looking for a feedback on my profile for PGPEX from IIMC.   

Age: 30

10th(CBSE):   84.2%, 

12th(AP State Board): 94.5%, 

BTech in Information Technology from   Indian Institute of Information Technology Allahabad: 8.31 CGPA 

GMAT 1st   attempt: 720

Post MBA Career path : Product Management 

Work   Experience as on date : 7yrs 6months  International Experience: 30 months with TCS Mexico   

Domain:   Banking & Financing Sector(Payment Cards with B2B)   

Current Role: Lead Test Manager   

Salary:   Rs 8.45 Lakhs per Annum   

Previous Roles: E2E Test Manager, Test Manager, Test Analyst, Tester   

Current Company: Tata Consultancy Services Ltd - Client : American Express(7 years 6 months as on date)

Awards: Several AMEX Blue awards, 1 Star of the Month, On the Spot awards, Smiles volunteering award.  

Certifications:   Certified SAFe Agilist, ISTQB Foundation level   

Growth Trajectory: On an average every 2 years in my career   


* Joint Organizer of American Express SANGAM Sports festival 2016 for Hyderabad location conducting 12 sports events involving 400 participants across events managing financials and 20 volunteers .

* Volunteer of the year for the contribution towards Ecology Club, TCS Kochi

* Director of ads which were selected among top 5 across locations consecutively for 2 years

* Part of winning cricket and football teams from school, university & Corporate 

Hi @IIMCPGPEX , Can you please tell me if there are any webinars / seminars (in pune) scheduled for PGPEX aspirants?

Hi all, IIMC PGPEX will be hosting its annual business symposium, LATTICE, this weekend (9-10 Sep) in the college campus. India's Railway Minister, Mr. Piyush Goyal, will be the Chief Guest and many other high profile executives will be part of the panel discussion. You may check out the below link or visit our FB page 'IIMC PGPEX Lattice' for further info- http://www.latticeiimc.in - Cheers

 What is the minimum work ex required for the 1 year executiv course?? and as on what date?

Dear all .... IIMC PGPEX will be hosting its first webinar on Sep 22 at 7PM IST. It will be an information session conducted on webex about the course followed by a Q&A session with the Chairperson of PGPEX. Those who have filled the application forms would be sent an invitation email to register, else you can visit the IIMCAL website through the below link and register -> https://iimcal.ac.in/pgpex-2018-19-webinar

HI, Does anyone know what questions are asked on the recommendation letter for the the IIMC PGPEX? Do recommenders get an email with the link to write the recommendation letter? Do they have to update on site or attach pdf etc? Is having recommender out of India okay?

Hi all, Gentle reminder ...... Our first webinar will be conducted on Friday, 22-Sep from 7 PM IST. You can register though the IIMCAL website. Here's the link -> https://iimcal.ac.in/pgpex-2018-19-webinar