Eligibility Criteria

  • The minimum eligibility requirement for getting admission to this program is a graduation in any discipline from a UGC/AICTE recognized university with a minimum of 50% marks.

  • Candidates appearing for their final-year Bachelor’s Degree examinations in 2019 can also apply provided they complete all of their graduation requirements by June 2019 and submit their graduation results by September 30, 2019.

  • We accept all valid CAT, MAT, XAT, CMAT/GMAT/ATMA, and WB-JEMAT scores

Selection Procedure

  • Candidates will be shortlisted for Group Discussions and Personal Interviews based upon their past academic records and performance in CAT, MAT, XAT, CMAT or WB-JEMAT. Shortlisted candidates will be called for their final Group Discussions and Personal Interviews. The final selection of a candidate will be based upon their past academic record as well as their overall performance in the Group Discussion and Personal Interview stages. Along with above, their work experience and other academic / extra-curricular achievements will also be taken into account while offering them an admission to this course.


The objective of this 2-year full-time PGDM program is to train students into becoming capable managers and leaders of organizations in the 21st century.

The program considers management as an integrated process and helps students in developing a global perspective towards advanced management principles and their applications. The program also trains students in effectively responding to the multitude of changes occurring across one’s nation’s social, economic, technological, cultural and political spectrums.

Areas of Specialisation

This program follows a 2-tier structure. The first-year is dedicated towards understanding business fundamentals through compulsory courses spanning different areas of management studies. The second-year of studies allows students to choose from the following course clusters:

Students are required to specialise in at least two of these aforementioned clusters by selecting courses equivalent to 18 credits across each of these chosen clusters.

There are 3 compulsory subjects that students are required to take in their second year. These are:

Program Structure

This program comprises of a total of six terms. Each term is approximately of three months in duration. Each course is of 3 credits unless stated otherwise. Many courses herein require students to do project work, give presentations and submit term papers. Upon completion of their third term, students are required to undergo a ‘Summer Internship’ for about eight to ten weeks. This internship is equivalent to 6 credits in all.

About CBS

The Calcutta Business School (CBS) is an autonomous institution offering an AICTE-approved 2-year full-time Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM) along with several other Management Development Programs (MDPs). Located over a sprawling 15-acre eco-friendly campus on the outskirts of Kolkata, CBS provides an academically challenging environment for its students wherein they can enjoy the many benefits of self-expression and self-development to the fullest.

Founded by the Shikshayatan Foundation, CBS is governed by a proficient board consisting of eminent industrialists and former directors of IIMs with Mr. S.K. Birla as their Chairman. CBS also has a progressive advisory board comprising of highly reputed academicians and business leaders representing the country’s renowned institutions and reputed companies across industries. Full-time faculty members of CBS have a distinguished academic background and industry experience with several of them having PhDs from top-ranking institutions such as the Wharton School, the University of Pennsylvania, the John Hopkins University (USA), the IIMs, the ISI and the Jadavpur University. This potent combination allows CBS to offer highly coveted management programs that are both industry-relevant and academically rigorous simultaneously. The highly conducive learning environment at CBS benefits students greatly and helps them deal with challenging managerial tasks across major business organizations with ease.

At CBS, the following core values inspire and propel us ahead


Our 5 Pillar Vision


Our industry-focused curriculum is sharply focused upon meeting industry needs and requirements to the fullest. Developed amidst an ongoing industry-institute dialogue, the curricula makes all students employment ready in the most complete manner possible.


We sharpen our students’ minds in a way so as to make them exceptional strategic thinkers and proficient planners capable of seamlessly taking on any and every managerial challenge posed to them.


By putting the premise of scientifically optimized business decision-making above all else, CBS assists its students in utilizing advanced Statistical Business Optimization techniques for taking wise managerial decisions in conformity with established Business Analytics methodologies.


Education at CBS is built upon a foundation that fosters innovation, nurtures creativity and enables futuristic leadership principles to be brought forth with relative ease. This assists our students in taking on entrepreneurial challenges with pace, resolve and infallible dexterity.


This principle assists students in merging diverse managerial sciences and principles into a cohesive whole. As a result, it enables students in achieving high standards of leadership excellence by combining the very best of numerous managerial and leadership practices into one unified singularity.

About WeSchool

Established in 1977, Prin. L. N. Welingkar Institute of Management Development & Research (WeSchool) is a part of the prestigious S. P. Mandali, Pune with two sprawling campuses in Mumbai and Bengaluru. WeSchool is amongst the multiple educational Institutes governed and run by S. P. Mandali, prominent amongst them being Ruia College and Poddar College in Mumbai.

At WeSchool, we design transformative programs based on a guiding philosophy of AAA which offers the "Acquisition, Application and Assimilation of knowledge" with a deep focus on Global Citizen Leadership program, which ultimately leads to holistic student development.


Students at the Calcutta Business School have been conventionally placed in Senior Executive or Management roles across Core Sector Companies and Traditional Businesses offering stable career progress. The average package offered at CBS was 5.03 Lakhs/Annum.

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Shri Shikshayatan School, 11, Lord Sinha Road Kolkata - 700017

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