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Indian Institute of Social Welfare and Business Management

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Location: Kolkata

Address: Management House, College Square West, Kolkata-700073

Contact No.: +91-33-22413756/5792

Email Id: iiswbm.iiswbm.edu



IISWBM Auditorium

IISWBM was established as a joint initiative taken by the University of Calcutta, Government of west Bengal, Government of India and eminent business leaders. Started in 1953, IISWBM is the first Management school to have come up in India. The institute is known for its socially relevant and innovative management programs.

The institute celebrated its Golden Jubilee in 2003 and the Government of India released a commemorative Postage stamp on IISWBM for the event. No other institute has been able to get this honor to date.

IISWBM offers programs in MBA, MHRM, MPSM, PGDBM and in many other unique programs such as sports management, telecom management, fire management and many more. The institute takes pride in maintaining the strong base of learned and experienced faculty and is consistently ranked among the top schools in terms of its intellectual capital.

The institute constantly aims to provide a high quality and challenging educational experience to its students to cope with the volatile and uncertain business environment.


Master of Business Administration (MBA) is the flagship program at IISWBM which is a two year full time course. Other Programs offered by the institute are:

  • Masters of Human Resource Management (MHRM)
  • Master of Public Systems Management with specialization in Environment Management, Energy Management, Healthcare & Hospital Management, Transportation and Logistics Management
  • Post-graduate diploma in Business Management (PGDBM (evening), three years part-time accredited by AICTE)
  • Post-graduate diploma in IPR in association with FICCI
  • Post-graduate diploma in Sports Management
  • Post-graduate diploma in Retail Management (two years full-time, approved by AICTE)

The MBA, MHRM, and MPSM programmes are affiliated to the University of Calcutta. The other courses are offered by the institute as PG diploma courses.


IISWBM has shown its excellence by constantly giving birth to talented and shining graduates. Some of its notable alumni include Sumantra Ghoshal, London Business School;Lakshmi Mittal, ArcelorMittal; Partha Chatterjee (politician), Minister for Commerce & Industries, Government Of West Bengal; Arindam Sil,Film director and many more.

 Admission Procedure

Admissions in MBA and MHRM is based on the CAT score. Shortlisted students are called for Group discussion and Personal Interview on the basis of which final selections are made. Admissions to MPSM program requires a MAT score. The institute conducts its own selection test for other programs.

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Belong to Bhopal and pursued B.Tech in Electronics and Communication from Govt.Engineering College, Bhopal. Worked with Tata Consultancy as systems engineer handling automation testing and vba macros projects for over a year. Interned with Genpact on Lean Six sigma DNA building model. Interested in creative arts and swimming.

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