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College Description

Calcutta Business School (CBS) Kolkata one of the leading Management institutes in West Bengal and proffers Management education through its innovative PGDM programs. CBS is an AICTE approved autonomous B-School that offers two years fully residential PGDM program and Several Executive Educational Programs. Calcutta Business School has been set up and is managed by Shikhshayatan Foundation (formerly Marwari Balika Vidyalaya Society), founded in 1920. The institute has a tie-up with SAS Institute which is a world leader in Business Analytics and Business Intelligence.

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Calcutta Business School came into existence w.e.f. 2008. The mission of this management school is “to create an innovative, congenial, value-based, intelligent and research-oriented world-class learning environment with access to the available wisdom, knowledge and skills of the world through a perpetual process of interaction among students, academicians, managers, invited industrialists and other dignitaries”.The school, modelled on some of the top ranking Business Schools in the world, is located on a sprawling 15 acres fully residential, eco-friendly and ‘intelligent’ campus on the outskirts of Kolkata. The campus is rated among the largest dedicated Business School campuses in India. Calcutta Business School prefers only specialists to teach. This policy has led to a collective presence of more than 45 faculty members, including eminent faculty members, full-time faculty, visiting faculty, international visiting faculty and guest faculty members for teaching a class of 60 PGDM students and for taking Executive and Management Development Programs.

The CBS Advantage

Partnership With Institution of Valuers (IOV)– To further management development programs, CBS has tied up with Institution of Valuers (IOV) for conducting Management Development Programs (MDP), seminars and workshops to benefit valuation professionals. They will also work jointly to create better training opportunities for the professionals.

Partnership With Bengal Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BCCI)– CBS has also partnered with Bengal Chamber of Commerce and Industry to jointly conduct Management Development Programs (MDPs), seminars, conferences and other management events to effectively utilise the competencies of both the organisations to facilitate skill development and economic progress of the eastern region.

Partnership With Quality Circle Forum of India (QCFI)– To propagate Quality Circle concept, CBS has entered into an agreement with Quality Circle Forum of India (QCFI). It has implemented Quality concepts under the TQM umbrella across several organisations which have experienced an enhancement of their quality culture and productivity after implementation of Quality Circle tools and techniques. CBS and QCFI jointly organise Management Development Programs (MDPs) for various organisations and industry houses. The tie-up with QCFI will also facilitate CBS endeavour to get ISO 9000 and ISO 14000 accreditation.


The minimum requirement for admission to the programme is 3-year bachelor’s degree or equivalent in any discipline from a recognised Indian or foreign university with a minimum of 50% marks. Candidates appearing for final year bachelor’s degree examinations (or an equivalent examination) can also apply, provided they complete all degree requirements by June 30, 2017, and submit their final graduation mark sheet and/or degree certificate by September 30, 2017.

The Institute considers MAT / CAT / CMAT / ATMA / XAT / GMAT scores for admissions to its PGDM (equivalent to MBA) programme. Based on merit, candidates who qualify on various parameters (CAT/ MAT etc. scores, graduation scores) will be called for Group Discussion, Personal Interview and Written Test to be held at CBS Campus and possibly other cities in India.

The admission is based on the following parameters:

Previous Academic Performance – Candidates’ academic performance at the undergraduate level, 12th and 10th levels will be reckoned for consideration for admission.

Written Test – Candidates will be given a situation to assess and give their response. Time allowed for the test will be for a maximum of 15 minutes.

Group Discussion – The group discussion is generally held for about 25 minutes in which a maximum of 10 candidates participate in each group and interact with each other on a given topic. The candidates are evaluated by a panel on their initiative, logical content, group behaviour, communication etc.

Personal Interview – It is a one to one interview between the candidate and a panel for about 10-15 minutes in which a candidate is evaluated on his personality, communication ability, functional knowledge, general awareness, orientation for management course etc.

During personal interview candidate may be asked about his/her background, strengths and weaknesses, career objectives, reasons for joining PGDM (equivalent to MBA) course, subjects studied at undergraduate.

Following documents are required to be submitted along with application form:

  • Mark List of Class X
  • Mark List of Class XII
  • Mark List of Graduation (all years/ semesters)
  • Scorecard of MAT / CAT / CMAT / ATMA / XAT / GMAT whichever applicable
  • Work Experience certificate (if applicable)
  • Two passport sized colour photographs
  • Graduate Degree equivalence from AIU for NRI Students

Note: All rules regarding selection are common to the PGDM+MBA Programmers. Please feel free to call the admission help desk for any queries at the following numbers:

Mobile : +91 93393 44436

You can also email us at: [email protected] or visit the website

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With recreational facilities, lounge, gymnasium, dining hall, doctor’s chamber, and retail store, the student hostel can accommodate 120 students at present. Additional floors and extension of the building could be done to accommodate close to 300 students.

College Placement:

Nestle, KPMG, Amzon, Exide, Beger, Vodafone, Eveready, BLuedart, Dabur, Capgemini, Gnepact, Marckline India, Datacore, DIC India, Digjam, Eli Lilly, Emami, EMC, Eureka Forbes, Eveready Industries, Exide Industries Ltd., Fenesta, GE Healthcare, Goodricke, IGuinness Securities, HD,Bank, HDFC Insurance, Hewlett Packard, HSBC Bank, HSBC Invest Direct, IFB, IMRB, ITC Hotels, ITC Infotech, KAIL (Videocon), KPMG, McLeod Russel, Mcnally Bharat Engineering, MJunction, MP Birla Group, NIIT, Orient Paper & Industries Limited, Pricewaterhouse Coopers, Pulse Diagnostics, RBS, Rediffusion, Shaw Wallace Speciality Restaurants Ltd., SREI Infrastructure, Standard & Chartered Bank, Sumedha Fiscal, Tata Metalliks, Texmaco, TIL Ltd., Titagarh Wagons Limited, Universal Success, Videocon Infrastructure, Vodafone, VXL Ltd., Wacker Metro Ark, Xpro

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  • Highest: 12.00 Lakhs/Annum
  • Average: 5.00 Lakhs/Annum
  • Lowest: 4.00 Lakhs/Annum

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