• 1. What are the eligibility criteria for admission at Army Institute of Management Kolkata (AIMK)?

    i. Min 50% marks in graduation
    ii. Valid scorecard in CAT-2023
    For details, please visit https://aim.ac.in/admission

  • 2. Are civilians allowed to take admission in your college?

    Ans: Yes. Civilians can also apply. There are 24 seats out of 120 seats are available for civilians.

  • 3. Will the wards of other defense force personnel eligible for “Army Quota”?

    Ans: No. Only wards of Indian Army personnel are eligible as of now.

  • 4. Is there any cut-off for CAT?

    Ans: The merit list is prepared based on the performance of the applicant in Group Discussion & Personal Interview (GDPI) and CAT-2023 score is considered only in part.

  • 5. Is any other entrance test considered, except CAT, for taking admission at your institute?

    Ans: Yes, we consider JEMAT also. However, AIMK doesn’t take students from JEMAT every year. In the event of seats remaining vacant after exhausting all CAT applicants, then only JEMAT is considered. Such vacancy notifications are released around May/June.

  • 6. Are final year students eligible for applying at your institute?

    Ans: Yes

  • 7. Is the application process online?

    Ans: Yes. The application has to be submitted in online mode only. For details regarding how to fill-up the online application form, please visit: https://aim.ac.in/announcements/admission-documents-2024)

  • 8. What is the application fee?

    Ans: Rs 500/- for Army candidates & Rs 600/- for others.

  • 9. What is the fee structure?

    Ans: The fee structure for the two year course (all inclusive) is Rs 7, 44,400/- for Army candidates & Rs 9, 69,400/- for others. For detailed break-up of the fee structure, please visit : https://aim.ac.in/announcements/admission-documents-2024

  • 10. When is the GDPI to be scheduled this year?

    Ans: 1st week of March. The exact dates are intimated in advance to the shortlisted applicants through email.

  • 11. How much time it’ll take to publish the result?

    Ans: Within 10-15 days after GDPI is over.


  • 1. What are the average CTC for the last 3 batches?

    Ans: Rs 6.25 Lakhs per annum (2020-22), Rs 7.90 Lakhs per annum (2021-23), Rs 8.77 Lakhs per annum (Outgoing batch of 2022-24 till now).

  • 2. What are the highest CTC for the last 3 batches?

    Ans: Rs 12.5 Lakhs per annum (2020-22), Rs 15 Lakhs per annum (2021-23), Rs 15 Lakhs per annum (Outgoing batch of 2022-24 till now)

  • 3. What is the success rate of campus placement?

    Ans: All students get multiple placement opportunities with many having multiple job offers. No students remain unplaced. Last year, 39% students had more than 1 job offer.

  • 4. How many companies in general participate in the placement process each year?

    Ans: 60-70 companies

  • 5. Could you please mention few leading recruiters?

    FMCG:- Mondelez, Godrej, Dabur, Ferrero, Amul, ITC
    CD:- MRF, VIP, Puma, Saint-Gobain, Crompton
    Retail:- Flipkart, Amazon, Spencer’s,
    BFSI:- HDFC Bank, ICICI group, Bandhan Bank, SBI Life, Aditya Birla group, Axis Bank, Federal Bank
    IT & Consulting:- Citi, TCS, PWC, E&Y
    Manufacturing:- Reliance BP, Century Plyboards
    Others:- Times of India, Berger Paints etc.
    For further details, please visit https://aim.ac.in/placements


  • 1. Is it mandatory to stay in the hostel during the course period?

    Ans: Yes.

  • 2. Are separate hostels for boys & girls offered?

    Ans: Yes.

  • 3. Are hostels located within the college campus?

    Ans: Yes.

  • 4. How many meals are offered by mess per day?

    Ans: Morning tea, breakfast, lunch, evening snacks & dinner. Veg & non-veg food options are available.

  • 5. What type of hostel accommodation is provided to the students?

    Ans: Twin sharing with attached toilet.


  • 1. Is the two year MBA programme of AIMK approved by AICTE?

    Ans: Yes.

  • 2. Which university is AIMK affiliated to?

    Ans: Maulana Abul Kalam Azad University of Technology, West Bengal.

  • 3. How many specializations are offered in the course?

    Ans: AIMK offers dual specialization as major & minor as per the university regulation.

  • 4. What are the specialization options available for the students?

    Ans: Marketing, HR, Finance, Business Analytics, Operation & Systems.

  • 5. From when does the session start?

    Ans: July every year & classes start from 9:15AM.

  • 6. Is personality development classes provided to the students?

    Ans: Yes. A rigorous programme throughout the year is conducted focusing on personality development.

  • 7. Is there any value-added courses offered?

    Ans: Yes. Courses on advanced Excel, foreign language (French) are offered. More value-added courses may be offered depending on the interest shown by the students.

  • 8. Is there any student exchange programme available in the institute?

    Ans: Yes.


  • 1. What is the distance of the institute from the Kolkata airport?

    Ans: 14 km. (20 minutes)

  • 2. Which are the nearest railway stations?

    Ans: Howrah (28 km), Sealdah (16 km) & Kolkata (19 km).

  • 3. Which is the nearest metro station?

    Ans: Sector-V

  • 4. What are the nearest landmarks/ tourist places / hangout zones around the institute?

    Ans: Downtown mall, TATA Cancer Research left, West Bengal Judicial Academy, Karigari Bhawan, Ecopark, Biswa Bangla gate, Aircraft Museum, PVR movie theatre.