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IIM Calcutta PGPEX VLM Program Admission Notice 2016

PGPEX-VLM Admissions 10th Batch (2016-17)

Indian Institute of Management Calcutta invites applications from eligible candidates for admission to Post Graduate Programmes for Executives for Visionary Leadership in Manufacturing (PGPEX - VLM) Program for the academic year 2016-17

Important Dates

Admission notification in National Dailies: 23rd Sept to 14th October 2015

Last Date of Submission of Application Form enclosed with DD of Rs.2500/- in favour of IIMC, Kolkata: 30th November 2015

Announcement of Short-listed candidates for test & Interview: 07th December 2015

Aptitude Test and Interview at IIM Calcutta: 20th December 2015

Announcement of Final list of selected candidates and waiting list candidates: 20th December 2015

Last Date of Submitting Acceptance of offer with deposit: 15th January 2016

Activation of waiting list (if required): 18th January 2016

Registration for Admission from 10.00 am at IIM Calcutta: 01st April 2016

Commencement of Academic Session: 04th April 2016

IIM Calcutta: April to July 15, 2016

IIT Kanpur: 20th July to 09th September 2016

IIT Madras: 13th September to 11th November 2016

IIM Calcutta: 14th November to 29th December 2016      

Industry Internship in India: 02nd January 2017 to 10th February 2017

International Study Visit to Japan (Subject to renewal of JICA agreement): 21st Feb 2017 to 03rd March 2017


This one-year full time residential program has a built in manufacturing focus that helps to appreciate an industry's metamorphosis in comptitive times

The course is being conducted jointly by 3 premier institutes of India viz. IIM Calcutta, IIT Kanpur & IIT Madras

Batch Size

The batch size for 2016‐2017 session will be 40


Education: 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 and candidates on study leave need to have minimum 4½ (four and half) years work experience only

The date of computation of the number of years of work experience shall be upto 29th February 2016 for the academic year 2016-17

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

Rs 900,000 to be paid in Installments spread over one year duration of the program; the stipulated fees exclude Boarding, Lodging, Travel in India and Japan visit Cost, which comes to about Rs 4.00 lakhs approximately

How to Apply?

Admission to Visionary Leadership in Manufacturing should be applied through online only

Duly filled in Application Form with declaration etc. and with a demand draft of application processing Fee of Rs.2500/- (Rupees two thousand five hundred) drawn in favour of Indian Institute of Technology Madras and payable in Chennai should be sent by 30th November 2015 by registered post/speed post to:

Industrial and Mgmt Engg Dept., IIT-Kanpur Kanpur‐208016, Uttar Pradesh, Tel.: 0512‐2597683, 0512‐2597376, Website or PGPEX‐VLM Coordinating Office of IIMC, IITK and IITM, IIM Calcutta
Online Application and Payment Web URL: then visit the admissions section

Indian Institute of Management Calcutta (IIMC), Kolkata

Indian Institute of Management, Diamond Harbour Road, Joka, Kolkata-700104 (West Bengal), Ph.: +91-33-24678300, Email: [email protected], Website



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