IMI-Kolkata offers scholarships to the selected students based on academic performance and financial considerations on completion of the 1st year of their PGDM programme. Special admission consideration is also available for students with remarkable achievements in the field of sport, art and culture as mentioned below:

  • Interim Scholarship for Outstanding Academic Performance
  • Scholarship for Economically Weaker Section
  • 100% tuition fee waiver for meritorious students
  • Scholarship based on Extra – Curricular Activities
  • Special Consideration for SC/ST/OBC (NC)/Physically Challenged Candidates.


A. Interim Scholarship for Outstanding Academic Performance:

IMI-Kolkata offers interim scholarship not exceeding 1 Lakh in the two-year period to a maximum of 3 students per batch enrolled in the Institute on the basis of their outstanding academic performance on the completion of their first year and financial considerations.

B. Scholarship for Economically Weaker Section

All students whose total family income is less than Rs. 8 lakhs per annum shall be eligible for Scholarship under Economically Weaker Section.

Applications for Tuition Fee Waiver under Economically Weaker Section shall be invited from the students after they have been admitted into the programmes.

Any student joining PGDM 2019-21 batch who is desirous of claiming the tuition waiver should apply to admissions office ( before due date as will be intimated by the institute, with a copy of the income tax returns, PAN number, Counsellor’s recommendation or any other document relevant for the financial year 2018-19.

Requests received after due date shall not be processed. Please note that all Applications for Tuition fee waiver (under economically weaker section) shall be collected and processed at one time for all such applicants.

C. 100% tuition fee waiver for meritorious students

IMI-Kolkata has announced up to 100% tuition fee waiver for its upcoming batch of students with outstanding academic career till date (according to the criteria set by IMI-Kolkata). The 100% tuition fee waiver will be sanctioned for the 1st year after the enrolment of the student in the PGDM programme. The performance of the student after completion of the 1st year will be reviewed for a renewal of 100% tuition fee waiver for the 2nd year. The seats reserved for the same will not exceed 5% of the sanctioned total intake for the year. Students need to apply to the IMI-Kolkata Admissions Office to avail of the benefits under this scheme.

Students with a minimum of 80% in Class X, XII and 1st class throughout their academic career along with a score of more than 90 percentile in CAT/XAT or more than 650 in GMAT relevant to the current year will be eligible to apply for the same. However selection for the 100% tuition waiver scheme will be based on academic excellence and performance in the Personal Interview. IMI-Kolkata has the sole right and discretion for final selection of the students under the scheme. Students availing of the scheme are required to maintain a CGPA of 8 or above to avail of the benefit throughout their two years’ course of study.

D. Other Students Benefits

I. Students with remarkable achievements in the field of sport, art and culture will be specially considered for Admission 2019 - 21. The admission criteria for the candidate under this scheme may be relaxed at the discretion of the IMI-Kolkata Admissions Committee. Prior intimation from students who wish to apply under this scheme is solicited.

II. IMI-Kolkata encourages SC/ST/OBC/physically challenged students to apply. Also 5% relaxation to be given on CAT percentile for SC/ST/OBC category.

Terms & Conditions:

1) Indian citizens can only avail of all scholarships and benefits

2) All scholarships and benefits are non-transferable

3) Scholarships and benefits cannot be redeemed for cash value

4) Scholarships funds are to be disbursed periodically throughout the programme

5) Scholarship will be cancelled in case of withdrawal or dismissal of the recipient from the PGDM programme.