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    Indian Institute of Social Welfare and Business Management - [IISWBM]

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  • College Square West, Kolkata, West Bengal
  • iiswbm@iiswbm.edu
  • 033-22413756, 22418694
  • Private
  • http://www.iiswbm.edu
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IISWBM, Indian Institute of Social Welfare and Business Management, Kolkata is one of the premier institutes in India for management studies, established on 25 April 1953. The institute was created by a resolution of the Syndicate of University of Calcutta. The University was itself founded by an Act of the Legislative Council (Act No II of 1857) of the then British India on 24 January 1857. Located in the historic College Square area, this esteemed institute celebrated its Diamond Jubileeon April 25, 2012 when it completed its 60th year. The Institute presently has about 1200 students out of which over one-third are women.

Placement Statistics: Below are the placement stats for MBA batch 2013-14

Total No. of Students


No. of Students Placed


Highest CTC(Domestic)

8.11 LPA

Average CTC

5.2O LPA

Median Salary

5.15 LPA

Noof Companies Participated



Alumni: In the course of its presence for 5 decades, the Institute has shaped quite a few distinguished alumni who are nationally and internationally commended for their contributions of their colleagues in areas of their choice. Few of the notable ones include:

  • Professor SumantraGhosal, London Business School
  • Shri L. N. Mittal, ISPAT group
  • Shri SudhirJalan, Former President, FICCI
  • Dr. C. V. Chandrashekaran, Managing Director, BalmerLawrie group
  • ArindamSil, Film Actor, Director and Producer
  • Partha Chatterjee (politician), Minister for Commerce & Industries, Government Of West Bengal

Extracurricular Activies: Apart from academic excellence, the institute provides a platform for an all-round development of the students through various student clubs and activities. These cater to the holistic learning process. Few of the student clubs include:

  • Verkoop: the marketing club of IISWBM
  • Energy club: imparts a momentum to the process of Energy Management and Energy Awareness Program in the country
  • Finvestec: the finance club of IISWBM
  • Resonance: the official photography club of IISWBM


Hostels: The institute provides the following accommodations separately for girls and boys:

Girls Hostel

  • 11,000 sqft hostel, inaugurated on 6 August 2012 can  accommodate 42 girl students
  • Fully furnished rooms with attached bathrooms (2 seaters and 3 seaters)
  • Canteen Facility
  • Kitchen

Boys Hostel

  • The Boys hostel-Prantik, attached to the Academic block is currently under renovation
  • 3rd hostel only for Boys currently available on a rented facility from NITTTR within the NITTTR campus, Government of India at Salt Lake
  • This rented facility houses 50 boarders

IISWBM Central Library: IISWBM Central Library was started in 1953 in order to provide students with ample resources for academics and research. The library has a robust collection of over-

  • 51,000 books
  • Subscription to 104 Indian and Foreign Journals
  • 1000 CD-ROMs
  • 96 video cassettes
  • Online Databases: The Capital Line, EBSCO, SAS

Festivals and Events: The most noteworthy festivals and events managed by IISWBM students include-

  • Insight: The Annual Corporate Panel Discussion
  • Paradigm: The Annual Alumni re-union MBA (Day)
  • Managereal : The Annual Inter B-School Eventto put the skills, knowledge, and nerves of tomorrow’s managers to test
  • Genesis:  The annual HR meet held by the MHRM department 
  • Confab: The annual alumni meet
  • Maarg: The annual event of the Verkoop, a socio-marketing initiative
  • Fiera Fiesta: A two day industrial fest & seminar, conducted by IISWBM, Kolkata with the support of its MPSM department 


  • International Student AEE (Association of Energy Engineers) Scholarship in Energy Management
Course Avg. Annual Fees Rating No. of Seats
Master of Arts [MA] INR. 80,000 -- --
Master of Business Administration [MBA] INR. 2.11 Lakhs 6.2 Out Of 10 --
Master of Commerce [MCom] INR. 1.3 Lakhs -- --
Master of Philosophy [MPhil] INR. 90,000 6.2 Out Of 10 --
Post Graduate Diploma in Management [PGDM] INR. 2 Lakhs 6.2 Out Of 10 --
Post Graduate Diploma [PG] in Mass Communication INR. 2.5 Lakhs -- --
Post Graduate Diploma [PG] in Vocational INR. 1.53 Lakhs -- --
Under Graduate Diploma [UG] in Management INR. 2.95 Lakhs 6.2 Out Of 10 --

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