There are a variety of B-schools to choose from and Kolkata is a favourable place for students as it is cheaper when compared to other metros and remarkably void of distraction. All sorts of MBA courses such as Full time MBA, Part time MBA, Executive MBA program, Distance MBA or Online MBA program are also easily available.
Some of the premier MBA colleges in Kolkata are:
Indian Institute of Management Calcutta
Established in 1961 IIM-C is one of the first MBA institutes also ranks number one in the country. The college has a long standing reputation in the business community and hence also strong connections with it. It offers immense opportunities for research, industry experience and resources which are important for any MBA student.
Some of the most sought after courses offered in IIM-C are:
- Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM)
- Post Graduate Diploma in Computer Aided Management (PGDCM)
- Post Graduate Programme for Executives (PGPEX)
- Post Graduate Programme for Visionary Leadership in Manufacturing
- PhD in Management, Fellow Program Overview
- Executive Education
Indian Institute of Social Welfare and Business Management
The Indian Institute of Social Welfare & Business Management (IISWBM) established in 1953 was the first institute in India to offer an MBA degree. IISWBM is affiliated with the University of Calcutta and was set up in collaboration with the Government of West Bengal. For the last 50 years it had collaborated with the business community of West Bengal to promote management education. The institute celebrated its Golden Jubilee in 2003 to commemorate which the Government of India released a stamp on IISWBM. No other management institute in India so far has been accorded this honour.
Courses offered in IISWBM:
- Masters in Business Management (MBA)
- Masters of Human Resource Management (MHRM)
- Masters in Public Systems Management (MPSM)
- Post Graduate Diploma in Business Management (PGDBM)
- Post Graduate Diploma Course in Sports Management (PGDSM)
- Television Management
- Integrated Marketing Communication Management (IMCM)
Pailan College of Management & Technology (PCMT)
Established in 1989 Pailan College of Management & Technology (PCMT) has quickly emerged as a leading management and technology college. It is affliated to both WBUT and AICTE. The college offers 2 years full time MBA course. The courses are designed in a way to provide solid foundation to students in the understanding of fundamental business concepts and also get a global perspective in major functional areas of business.
MBA Courses offered at PCMT:
- Bachelor in Hospital Management
- Bachelor in Hospitality Management
- Bachelor in Insurance and Risk Management
International Business School (IBS)
Though relatively newer than other B-schools of Kolkata (established in 1995) IBS has quickly rose to the spot of being one of the most promising B-schools in Bengal with its excellent infrastructure and placements. Located in the industrial hub of Bengal and being well connected has given IBS an added edge.
MBA courses offered in IBS:
- Two year MBA/PGPM Program
Institute of Business Management (IBM):
Established by national council of education, Bengal (1905) Institute of business management (IBM) is affiliated to the Jadavpur University and approved by the AICTE. Institute of Business Management has been offering over the last two decades quality MBA programme, both for working executives as well as for students through case based learning sessions by well experienced faculty members. Through the two year course programs students get to specialize in Human Resource, Marketing, Systems and Finance.