Distinguished Alumnus Award

Nominations Sought for the Distinguished Alumnus Award of IIM Calcutta

IIM Calcutta, the only triple-crowned, that is, AACSB, AMBA, and EQUIS accredited business school in India, is recognized worldwide as an institute of academic excellence in the field of management studies. A large number of bright and capable scholars, having graduated from the Institute, have distinguished themselves by means of their extraordinary achievements in their chosen professions and by their contributions to the society at large. In order to recognize and felicitate some of these inspiring achievers and contributors who have made their alma mater proud, IIM Calcutta has instituted the Distinguished Alumnus Award as an annual event since it celebrated the Golden Jubilee of the Institute in the year 2011. More about this award and past recipients can be seen at https://www.iimcal.ac.in/alumni/distinguished-alumnus-award.

Eligibility for the Award

Any alumnus of IIM Calcutta who has not received the award earlier and who is not currently working at IIM Calcutta can be nominated for the award.

Prospective Awardees

The awardee alumnus shall be one who has significantly contributed to her/his professional domain in corporate world, academics, government, entrepreneurship, NGO or has made phenomenal contribution toward fulfilling the mission of IIM Calcutta by any means including philanthropic support.

How to Nominate

Nominations for the awards shall be invited from various stake holders including students, alumni, faculty, and staff of the institute. Nomination is a simple online process and is expected to take only a few minutes of time by clicking on the link below. It involves providing some basic information and uploading a CV of the nominee that highlights all her/his achievements that may make her/him a deserving recipient of the award. The person nominating must, therefore, first prepare this document for uploading that amply showcases the achievements of the alumnus with relevant detail before starting the nomination process by clicking on the link. The process of inviting nominations of ‘Distinguished Alumnus Award’ for the year 2016 is now open. If you have any queries, please contact the IIMC Alumni Office at +91-33– 2467-8300 Ext 224 or email to iimc_alumni_office@iimcal.ac.in marking a copy to dean_nier@iimcal.ac.in.

Awardee Selection Process

The nominations received will be processed by the Dean’s office of IIM Calcutta and then an empowered committee comprising eminent representatives from the stake holders of the institute would prepare the final list of awardees.

The Award

The award includes a citation and a specially designed sculpture embodying the spirit of IIM Calcutta. The award will be handed over during the annual Foundation Day celebration of the Institute on 14 November 2016. The award has to be taken by the recipient in person– it is neither given nor announced in absentia.

Guidelines for filling in the form

We do understand the time constraints you work under. Keeping this in mind we have kept the nomination form as simple as possible to enable you to fill and “Submit” it in a single sitting. This should not take more than 15 minutes of your time. However, in case you are unable to complete the nomination at one go (perhaps you need some information about the nominee which you don’t readily remember), you may save the partially filled in form and come back to it later to complete it. Just click on the “Save and Come Back Later” button. You will receive an automated mailer (sent to the email address on your nomination form) with the hypertext link "Distinguished Alumnus Awards Nomination". When you click on the link you will be able to continue with your partially filled in nomination and complete the process. Kindly ensure that you enter your current email address correctly.

Click here to nominate an alumnus for the award on or before 15 July 2016