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IIM Calcutta PGPEX VLM Admission 2019 – Application Dates

IIM Calcutta announces admission to PGP Visionary Leadership in Manufacturing Program 2019

IIM Calcutta PGPEX VLM Admission 2019 - Indian Institute of Management Calcutta (IIMC) Kolkata invites applications from eligible candidates for admission to Post Graduate Program for Executives in  Visionary Leadership in Manufacturing (PGPEX - VLM) Program for the academic year 2019-20

PGPEX-VLM Batch 13 (2019-20) Program

  • PGPEX-VLM is a unique program that fulfils the current industry’s growing demand for techno-managerial leaders who shape the neo-industrial revolution
  • Laden with latest management skills and cutting-edge technology knowledge, these vanguards are being readied for meeting the challenges offered by the new wave of business enterprises that thrive on information as they strive for the "Triple Bottom line"
  • This one-year full time residential program has a built in manufacturing focus that helps to appreciate an industry's metamorphosis in competitive times
  • The course is being conducted jointly by 3 premier institutes of India viz. IIM Calcutta, IIT Kanpur & IIT Madras under the aegis of DIPP and MHRD, Govt. of India


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Important Dates for IIM Calcutta PGPEX VLM Admission 2019

  • Newspaper Advertisement: 01st week of September 2018
  • Online Portal for Application Opens: 01st week of September 2018
  • Online Portal for Application Closes: 05th November 2018
  • Receipt of letters of recommendation by Referees Closes: 09th November 2018
  • Shortlisted candidates for Written Test: 16th November 2018
  • Date of Written Test at 4 Locations: 09th December 2018
  • Shortlisted candidates for Personal Interview: 14th December 2018
  • Personal Interview at IIMC: 23rd December 2018
  • Selected candidates for Admission: 31st December 2018


Eligibility Criteria


  • A First-Class Graduate Engineers with First Division/ First Class Marks from SLC/ Madhyamik

Work Experience

  • Self-sponsored candidates, not in service. - Minimum 4½ (four and half) to maximum 10 (ten) years of work experience in manufacturing, engineering and related sector; holding responsibilities in production planning and control, research, design and development, quality control, plant engineering, maintenance, supply chain, construction etc.
  • Sponsored candidates need to have minimum 4½ (four and half) years’ work experience only. In these cases, there is no upper limit of experience.
  • Candidates on study leave also need to have minimum 4½ (four and half) years’ work experience only. In these cases, there is no upper limit of experience and are eligible for participating in the placement process only on submission of “No Objection Certificate” from the Company/ Employer. Please note that participation in placement process does not guarantee placement.
  • The date of computation of the number of years of work experience shall be up to 28th February 2019 for the academic year 2019‐20, i.e., 13th batch.


Selection Procedure

  • Selection of candidates will be made on the basis of his/her academic background, which has to be consistently first division/first class from school (SLC/ Madhyamik) Board Exam level to graduation level, relevant work experience, employer’s recommendations, performance in the Aptitude Test and Personal Interview to be conducted jointly by IIMC, IITK and IITM

Fees Details

  • The Present Program Fees is at Rs. 1125000/- (Rupees eleven lakhs twenty five thousand only) plus applicable taxes


Application Form for IIM Calcutta PGPEX VLM Admission 2019

  • Admission to Visionary Leadership in Manufacturing should be applied through online only at https://doms.iitm.ac.in
  • You will be required to make a Payment of INR 3000 + 18% GST i.e. INR 3540 net (Non-refundable) towards Application Fees to complete the application process. You need to make the payment online by Debit/Credit Card or using Net Banking facility.
  • For further details visit https://www.iimcal.ac.in/pgpex-vlm-application-form-instructions


IIM Calcutta

Indian Institute of Management Calcutta (IIMC), Kolkata, Indian Institute of Management, Diamond Harbour Road, Joka, Kolkata-700104 (West Bengal), Ph.: +91-33-24678300, Email: pgpex@iimcal.ac.in, Website www.iimcal.ac.in