Eligibility criteria

Only students who have appeared in CAT can apply for our MBA Programme. Minimum qualification for admission to MBA programme is Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline with 50% marks, recognized by the Association of Indian Universities. If the Bachelor’s degree is done through distance mode then the affiliated institute & the university must be within the same state.

Such candidate should produce Bonafide Certificate & Fee Receipt at the time of registration at AIMK. Candidates, who would be completing all requirements for bachelor’s degree by 30 June, can also apply.

Such candidates, if selected, will be admitted provisionally and will be required to produce evidence to establish their eligibility by 31 August. Those, failing to comply with the above criteria, will have to withdraw from the programme.  

 

AIMK Eligibility Criteria

Candidates, who appeared in CAT would be called for Group Discussion & Personal Interview (GD & PI ). Two separate (one for Army and another for General) merit lists of the students will be prepared for GD & PI. The same is to be sent to the Chairman for approval. After approval, students of the merit list will be intimated individually.  

Eligibility for Army Categories

The admission to the AWES Professional Colleges is for the children of eligible serving Army personnel, eligible ex-Army personnel and war widows of the Army. The children of following categories of Army personnel are eligible and they are required to submit the relevant certificate as given against the category applicable to them as proof of their eligibility for admission to AWES Professional Colleges along with the Application Form :-  

 

The applicants must follow into one of the following categories:-  

(a) Children of Serving Army Personnel, Retired/Released/Discharged/Killed in action/Died During Service/Disabled in Action/Medically Boarded out with Pension (Submit Certificate No 1):-

(i)   Children of serving Army personnel with minimum 10 years continuous service in the Army

(ii)  Children of ex Army personnel   granted/ awarded   regular   pension, liberalized family pension, family pension or disability pension at the time of their superannuation, demise, discharge, release medical board/ invalided medical board.  This includes wards of recruits medically boarded out and granted disability pension.  

(iii)  Children of ex Army personnel who have taken discharge or released after ten years of service.  

 

(b)  Adopted/Step Children and Children of Remarried Widows (Submit Certificate No 2):-

(i)     Adopted Children of Army personnel if adopted at least five years prior to seeking admission.

(ii)     Step Children are eligible provided they are born from a wedding where at least one parent belonged to the Army who is otherwise eligible.    

 

(c)          Eligibility Criteria in Special Cases (Submit Certificate No 3):-          

(i)     Eligibility Criteria for Children of Ex Army Medical Corps Officers/Army Dental Corps Officers Presently Serving with Indian Navy or Indian Air Force (IN/IAF). Children of only those ex-Army Medical officers/Army Dental Corps officers presently serving with Indian Navy/Indian Air Force who have served with the Army for at least 10 years.

(ii)     Eligibility Criteria for Children of APS/MNS/TA Personnel:-

(aa) Children of APS personnel classified as ex-servicemen as per Government of India, Ministry of  Defence letter No 9 (52)/88/D(Res) dated 19 Jul 89.

(ab) Children of those APS personnel who are on deputation and who have put in 10 years of service in the Army.

(ac) Children of APS personnel, who are directly recruited into APS who have completed 10 years of service and of those who as per their terms and conditions of service, retired from APS without reversion to P&T Department after completing their minimum pensionable service of which 10 years was in the Army.

(ad)      Children of only those members of MNS who have 10 years service as regular members of MNS or are in receipt of pension from the Army.

(ae)        Children of only those TA personnel who have completed 10 years of embodied service  

 

(Necessary certificates as given in the prospectus may please be attached along with the application. Please also mention the Para and Sub Para on the certificate under which you are eligible)

 

Weightage for admission to children of Gallantry Award Winners and War Widows will be as under :-

 

(a)    Gallantry Award Weight- age (b)    Distinguished Service in              War/Conflict/ Hostilities Weight- age
         (i)     Param Vir Chakra 5%           (i)     Uttam Yudh Seva Medal     3%
        (ii)    Ashok Chakra 5%           (ii)    Yudh Seva Medal 2%
        (iii)   Mahavir Chakra 4% (c)    Mention in Despatches 1%
        (iv)   Kirti Chakra 4%    
        (v)    Vir Chakra 3% (d)           War Widows 5%
        (vi)   Shaurya Chakra 3%    
        (vii)  Sena Medal (Gallantry only) 1%    

 

Application Form

Candidates desirous of seeking admission to AIM, Kolkata can obtain the Application Form for MBA programme either from the AIM, Kolkata website www.aim.ac.in or from the Admission Office, AIM, Kolkata by hand. Candidates, who are willing to take the application forms from the Admission Office, need to pay Rs 500/- for Army wards and Rs 600/- for General category in cash. A demand draft for Rs 500/- for Army wards and Rs 600/- for General category, in favour of 'Director AIM' payable at Kolkata, will be deposited by the applicants who are submitting the application form, downloaded from the website. The application form will be submitted on the assigned date as suggested by Admission Authority. Rs 200/- will be added as late fee, if the application is submitted after the assigned date.

 

N.B. The above-mentioned fees are non-refundable  

 

Group Discussion - Personal Interview (GD-PI)

Candidates who qualify in CAT will be called for Group Discussion and Personal Interview at Kolkata on merit basis.  Candidates will have to meet their own travel expenses and cater for their own boarding and lodging.  

The shortlisted candidates will be intimated through email.  The GD-PI will be conducted during 1st week of March at Kolkata. The exact dates will be communicated individually through email and telephone call in the registered mobile number of the candidate. The candidates will have to produce their CAT admit card for GD-PI.  

 

Selection

Selected Candidates will be intimated through telephone calls, emails and joining letters who will be required to pay online a sum of Rs 60,000/- through SB-Collect as acceptance of the offer. Detailed method to be followed will be intimated through email & letter. The amount will be adjusted against the tuition fees, which has to be paid at the time of registration including fees of first semester once the candidate is admitted.  

 

Required Documents

The following documents are required to be submitted at the time of taking admission in AIMK:

  1. Original Degree Certificate (2 set of photocopies).
  2. Original Migration Certificate from the University last attended.
  3. Split mark sheets of graduation (2 set of photocopies).
  4. CAT score card (2 set of photocopies).
  5. Five passport size photographs.

 

Refund Policy in Case of Withdrawal

In the event of a student/candidate withdrawing before the starting of the course, the entire fee collected from the student, after a deduction of the processing fee of not more than Rs 1000/- (Rupees One Thousand only) shall be refunded/ returned by the institution. If a student leaves after joining the course and if the vacated seat is consequently filled up by another student by the last date of admission, the institution will refund the fee collected after a deduction of the processing fee of not more than Rs 1000/- (Rupees One Thousand only) and proportionate deductions of monthly fee and proportionate hostel rent, where applicable. In case the vacated seat is not filled, the institution will refund the security deposit and return the original documents.