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    International School of Business & Media (ISB&M), Kolkata

    • Kolkata (West Bengal)
    • Private
    • Approved by : AICTE
    • Kolkata (West Bengal)
    • Private
    • Approved by : AICTE

    International School of Business & Media, Kolkata Kolkata Latest Update

    December 2, 2022 03:46 PM

    Last date for MAT 2022 PBT registration is Dec 5, 2022.

    November 30, 2022 02:28 PM

    MAT IBT 2022 will be held on Dec 3, 2022. 

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    ISB&M Kolkata Overview

    The International School of Business and Media or ISB&M Kolkata was founded in the year 2004. It is among the 7 campuses of ISB&M. Its campus is located on the banks of the Hooghly River in the Budge Budge area of Kolkata, West Bengal. The campus is well connected with the rest of the city by roads and railways. ISB&M, Kolkata admissions open a window of opportunity for students in its clean, serene, quiet, and lush green campus suitable for learning and all-round development.  ISB&M, Kolkata campus offers an ideal learning environment by adhering to international education and training standards. The institute is accredited by the National Board of Accreditation and is recognised by AICTE. ISB&M, Kolkata ranking reveals why the college is so sought-after by students across the country. The college is ranked 51 in B-School Rankings in India by MBAUniverse.com B-School Survey, 2022 and ranked 13th in Top Private B-school in West Zone, India, by Business World B school Survey, 2022.

    Awarded with the Outstanding Performance in Education, 2022 by Economic Times in 2022, ISB&M, Kolkata has been conferred with a wide range of awards and recognition for its exceptional infrastructure and student-driven culture.  ISB&M Kolkata course offers two-year, full-time Postgraduate Diploma in Management (PGDM) programmes with dual concentration to suit every student’s passion and acumen. 

    Listed below are the ISB&M, Kolkata courses

    • Marketing
    • Human Resource Management 
    • Finance 
    • Media & Communications 
    • Supply Chain & Operations Management 
    • Insurance & Risk Management    
    • Social Sector Management 
    • Health Care Management    

    A large number of reputed firms participate in ISB&M, Kolkata placement drives. Some of the top recruiters for the college include Capgemini, Barclays, Asian Paints, Amazon, Bajaj Allianz, SBI General, ICICI, Times of India, Hindustan Times, Outlook, Ferrero Rocher, ITC, etc. The college has maintained a placement rate of 100% in recent years.

    The designated placement cell at ISB&M, Kolkata guides students through the interview process, communication, technical, and personality development in order to help them land their dream jobs. During their studies, students are given the opportunity to participate in a five-month internship programme that includes a stipend. For the top 20% of students at ISBM Kolkata, the average package exceeds Rs 14 LPA. However, the median remuneration package ranges between Rs 8 LPA and Rs 10 LPA.  

    ISB&M, Kolkata Highlights

    Establishment Year2004
    Institute TypePrivate
    Campus - Multi-LocationYes
    Approved ByAICTE
    Accredited toNBA
    Campus Size1 Acre
    No Of Courses Offered7
    Total Faculty41
    Gender AcceptedMale, Female
    Avg. FeesRs 8,00,000
    Total Intake120
    Average PackageRs 8.80 LPA
    Highest PackageRs 18 LPA
    Top Recruiters
    • Asian Paints
    • Cadbury
    • Britannia
    • LG Electronics
    • Blue Start
    • Philips
    • Ford Motors
    • Volvo
    • Renault
    • Bajaj Finserv
    • TATA AIG
    • Kotak Mahindra Bank
    Campus Facilities
    • Computer Lab
    • Digital library
    • Library
    Exams AcceptedCAT, XAT, MAT, CMAT

    Course Offered at ISB&M, Kolkata

    ISB&M Kolkata Post Graduate Diploma (PGDM) programme offers 7 different specialisations – Marketing, Media & Communication, Supply Chain and Operations Management (only for engineers), Business Analytics, Finance, Insurance & Risk Management and Media & Communication. For more details, students can check ISB&M Kolkata courses.

    Degree NameFees & DurationProgramme OfferedDetailed Eligibility
    PGDMRs 800000 | 2 YearsFinance, Marketing, Supply Chain and Operations, Human Resource Management, Business Analytics, Media and Communication, Insurance & Risk ManagementGraduation in any discipline with at least 50% aggregate (for General Category Candidates) and at least 45% marks (for Reserved Category Candidates). Candidates in the final year of their bachelor's degree can also apply for admissions at ISB&M, Kolkata provided they complete all degree requirements by 30th September 2022.

    ISB&M, Kolkata Admission Process 2022

    ISB&M Kolkata PGDM programme is designed to equip and help students achieve pinnacles of achievement in their chosen fields. ISB&M Kolkata admission process is conducted for its PGDM programmes across 5 different specialisations - Finance, Marketing, Supply Chain and Operations, Human Resource Management, Business Analytics, Media and Communication.

    For ISB&M Kolkata admissions, applicants must have a valid CAT/XAT/MAT/ ATMA/CMAT score. Group discussions, psychometric tests, and personal interviews are used to assess an applicant's communication skills, interpersonal skills, and behavioural traits.

    ISB&M, Kolkata Eligibility Criteria

    For admissions to ISB&M Kolkata 2022-24 batch, aspirants (of Indian origin) need to have a valid bachelor's degree in any discipline. In addition, those in the final year of their bachelor's degree can apply, as long as they fulfil all degree requirements by September 30, 2022.

    The minimum aggregate score requirement for admissions to ISB&M, Kolkata 2022-24 batch is listed below: 

    General category students must have at least a 50% aggregate score in their bachelor’s examination.  

    Reserved category students must have at least a 45% aggregate score in their bachelor’s examination.

    The selection process for admissions to ISB&M Kolkata 2022-24 PGDM batch is as per the norms of AICTE. Graduates with 70% percentile in CAT or 65% percentile in XAT or students who have scored 75% or more in 10th & 12th standard and 60% marks or equivalent CGPA in graduation from any recognized university with valid CAT/XAT scorecard are selected for PGDM admissions via personal interview and group discussions. Students who don’t meet the above criteria need to qualify for the ISB&M written competency test followed by a group discussion and personal interview.  Listed below is the weightage in the selection process for admissions to ISB&M, Kolkata.

    1. Academics: 25% 
    2. Written Competency Test: 25% 
    3. Group Discussion & Personal Interview 
    4. Work Experience 

    ISB&M, Kolkata Cut-Off/Exams

    For admissions in ISB&M Kolkata, the applicant must clear the ISB&M cutoff.  ISB&M Kolkata determines a cut-off score each year for admissions to the PGDM programme after the culmination of CAT/ MAT/ CMAT/ XAT/ ATMA examinations. The cut-off score is typically different for every PGDM course. Applicants who make it to the cut-off list are then called for personal interviews and group discussions.  Listed below is the XAT cut off Round for general category students for admissions to ISB&M Kolkata PGDM batch 2022-24: 

    Round 1
    PGDM Marketing65
    PGDM Finance65
    PGDM Media & Communication65
    PGDM Operations & Supply Chain Management65

    ISB&M, Kolkata Entrance Exams 

    Typically, applicants who have: 

    Scored more than 70% percentile in CAT or 65% percentile in XAT with a minimum of 50% marks in graduation or equivalent CGPA in graduation from a recognised university

    Scored 75% in class 10th and 12th with minimum 60% marks in graduation or equivalent CGPA in graduation from a recognised university with valid CAT/XAT score

    are directly called for group discussions and personal interviews if they make it to the ISB&M Kolkata cut-off list. However, those who do not meet the aforementioned criteria are required to undergo the ISB&M Written Competency Test along with personal interviews and group discussions. 

    Placement at ISB&M, Kolkata

    ISB&M Kolkata has unparalleled industry connections and collaborations. Resultantly, students at ISB&M Kolkata have a window of opportunities at their disposal. ISB&M Kolkata placements also offers a 20-week practical internship that helps students develop critical thinking and skillsets required to tackle a diverse range of business problems.

    In addition, the ISB&M Kolkata Campus Recruitment Programme is open to PGDM students. Since its inception, ISB&M Kolkata has maintained a 100% placement record.

    ISB&M, Kolkata Placement Records 

    More than 38 students from ISB&M Kolkata 2019-2021 PGDM batches got placed at Yes Securities, Reliance Jio, PWC, SBI General, Haier, Startedco, Bajaj Finserv, Planet Spark, Jetspeed Logistics, Hindustan Times, Cease Fire Industries, etc. 

    Over 37 ISB&M Kolkata students from the 2021-23 batch were able to get ISB&M Kolkata Summer Internship Placements at companies like Aditya Birla Sun Life Insurance Company, Bajaj Allianz Life Insurance Co. Ltd., Digital Marveled, The Capital Box, and BridgeGroup Solutions. 

    More than 100 companies from FMCG, Manufacturing, Consumer Durables, Banking & Finance, Pharma & Chemical, IT/ITES, Retail and Media industries are likely to offer student placements at IBM&S Kolkata in 2022. 

    The highest package offered for campus placement at IBS&M Kolkata is 18.0 Lakhs and the average package to students at IBS&M Kolkata is 8.80 lakhs per annum. 

    Scholarships at ISB&M Kolkata

    ISB&M Kolkata scholarships provide opportunities to deserving students to continue their studies without any hurdles. The institute offers Rs.1, 50,000 merit scholarship to the top 20 students. In order to get the ISB&M Kolkata merit scholarship of Rs.1, 50,000, students need to get all of the following: 

    • 80% in XAT or CAT 
    • 85% in Class 10th and 12th 
    • 70% in Graduation or equivalent CGPA in graduation 
    • CGPA of 4.5 or more in 1st Trimester of the PGDM programme.

    ISB&M, Kolkata Rankings

    ISB&M, Kolkata is ranked alongside the best business schools in India. Listed below are ISB&M, Kolkata ranking for the year 2022, and 2021.

    • Ranked 51st amongst the B-School Rankings in India B-School Survey, 2022. 

    • Ranked 13th in Top Private B-School in West Zone, India by Business World B School Survey, 2022. 

    • Ranked 57th in Top Private B-School in India by Business World B School Survey, 2022. 

    • Ranked 12th in Top Private B-School in India by CSR-GHRDC B-School Ranking on 20th Oct 2021. 

    • Ranked 6th in Top 20 West B-School in India by Times B School Ranking of TOI on 26th Feb 2021.

    • Ranked 42nd in B-School Rankings in India by B-School Survey in 2021. 

    ISB&M, Kolkata Campus & Infrastructure

    ISB&M, Kolkata is well known for its futuristic infrastructure. ISB&M Kolkata campus sprawls over 1 acre and features well-equipped labs and libraries for students. Aside from academic and administrative buildings, the university complex contains the following: 

    Computer Lab: ISB&M, Kolkata features a swanky Computer Lab to enhance the analytical and computing abilities of the students. The Computer Lab is equipped with the most up-to-date computing tools including EVIEWS, SPSS, and Microsoft Navigation system.  

    Digital Library: Students at ISB&M, Kolkata can access a large number of international and national periodicals and papers through the digital libraries - EBSCO and ProQuest. Students can use software like Capital Line to access and analyse financial data on firms, stock markets, and other topics, providing them with "real-world" management experience.  Library: The library at ISB&M, Kolkata is one of the best libraries in Eastern India and is home to a large collection of literature on every aspect of management. 

    Auditorium: ISB&M, Kolkata also features an enormous, state-of-the-art auditorium where addressals, guest lectures, workshops, and cultural and social events are held.  Gym: ISB&M, Kolkata also features a fully functional and well-equipped gym that allows students to take care of their health along with their studies. 

    Cafeteria: On all working days, students may enjoy nutritious and healthy food at the institute’s swanky cafeteria. The cafeteria has provisions for both inside and outside seating arrangements. Hostel: Separate hostel facilities for both boys and girls are available on campus. Both hostels are supervised by independent Hostel Wardens who are on duty 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to ensure discipline and order at all times.

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    Events & Clubs at ISB&M, Kolkata

    ISB&M Kolkata conducts a diverse range of academic, extracurricular, and workshop programmes to ensure the all-around development of students. The institute also has a dedicated Students Council that is solely responsible for conceptualising and coordinating all student events. They take on duties and carry them out thanks to their extraordinary qualities and leadership skills. In addition to Students Council, ISB&M, Kolkata also has a Placement Assistant Cell, Corporate Relation Cell, Alumni Cell, Lifestyle Development Cell, Digi Cell and Sports Cell. 

    ISB&M, Kolkata Curriculum

    ISB&M is a combination of courses and workshops that enables students to develop their business capabilities and competencies as self-driven and competitive individuals. ISB&M Kolkata offers AICTE-approved PGDM programmes that the course into 2 different categories to maximise a student's learning. These 2 categories are: 

    •    Core Courses •    Elective Courses

    Core Courses 

    Marketing Management I

    Business Communication

    Marketing Management II

    Business Law

    Financial Management

    Digitalization of Business

    Human Resource Management I

    Business Research Methodology

    Human Resource Management II

    Business Environment

    Organizational Behaviour

    Business Strategy & Policy

    Operations Management I

    Organizational Leadership

    Operations Management II


    Supply Chain Management

    Business Analytics

    Quantitative Techniques I

    Business Ethics & Corporate Governance

    Quantitative Techniques II

    Management Information System

    Managerial Economics I

    Introduction to Data Science

    Managerial Economics II

    Organizational Structure, Design & Theory

    Elective Courses 

    Marketing with Finance

    Finance with Marketing

    Marketing with Media & Communication

    Insurance & Risk Management with Marketing /Finance

    Human Resource with Industrial Relations

     Human Resource with Marketing

    Marketing /Finance/IRM with Supply Chain & Operations Management (only for Engineers)

    In addition to these 2 categories, there is one more category called the Foundation Course. The Foundation course is only for select PGDM programmes/specializations: 

    Foundation Courses 

    IT for managers

    Financial Accounting

    Listed below is the credit (points) for the ISB&M Kolkata PGDM programme: 



    Core Courses


    Elective Courses


    Summer Internship




    Total no. of Credits


    Students need to obtain 135 credits in order to complete the ISB&M Kolkata PGDM programme. For elective courses, students need to select courses that have a weightage of 60 credit points. 

    Specialization Areas



    Human Resource Management

    Media & Communication

    Marketing Research

    Financial Planning / Wealth Management

    Training & Development

    Public Relations & Corporate Communication

    Product and Brand Management

    Financial Markets, Institutions and Services

    Performance Management Systems

    Event Management

    Sales & Distribution Management

    Commercial Banking

    Competency-Based Recruitment

    Digital Film making

    Services Marketing

    Security Analysis and Portfolio Management

    Talent Management

    Photography, Camera & Editing (AV Production)

    B to B Marketing

    Merger & Acquisitions & Corporate Taxation

    Executive Compensation 

    Broadcast Journalism

    Consumer Behaviour

    Corporate Finance / Strategic Financial Management

    Strategic Human Resource Management

    Print Journalism

    Digital Marketing

    International Finance

    Advanced Human Resource Planning

    Social Media & Digital Marketing

    Integrated Marketing Communication

    Financial Derivatives, Options & Futures

    Change Management

    Creative Writing & Design Tools

    International Marketing

    Insurance & Risk Management

    Developing Work ethics

    Brand Management

    Strategic Marketing

    Treasury Management

    Global Human Resource Management

    Integrated Marketing Communication

    ISB&M Kolkata Top Courses & Fees

    BBA2 CoursesAnnual FeeN/A
    BSc1 CoursesAnnual Fee1,10,000
    BA1 CoursesAnnual FeeN/A
    PGDM5 CoursesAnnual Fee4,30,000
    MBA2 CoursesAnnual Fee4,30,000
    PGPM1 CoursesAnnual Fee2,45,000
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    ISB&M Kolkata Notable Alumni

    ISB&M Kolkata Faculty

    ISB&M Kolkata Rankings

    • Management

      #2 Ranked in 2021

    FAQs about ISB&M Kolkata

    When was the college , ISB&M , Kolkata established ?

    ISB&M , Kolkata was established in the year 2004.

    Is ISB&M , Kolkata a government college?

    ISB&M , Kolkata is Private college.
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    ISB&M Kolkata Contact Number, Address & Location Map, Kolkata

    • +91-9804866596
    • admissions.k@isbm.ac.in
    • http://www.isbm.ac.in
    • 330/2, Pujali Trunk Road, PS - Budge Budge, Kolkata - 700138

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