The Indian Institute of Management Kozhikode (IIM-K) founded in 1996, in collaboration with the State Government of Kerala, was the 5th IIM to be established. IIM Kozhikode was the first institute in Asia to offer a distance learning programme in management for working executives. This year-long Executive Management Education Programme is today considered to be the best distance learning program available in the country having 450 class contact. IIM-K setup its satellite campus in Kochi in August 2012. IIM-K offers the following programmes:
IIM-K's flagship programme, PGP, is a two-year residential programme.
Two-year post graduate diploma programme for working executives.
Four-year full time residential doctoral programme
|Sl. No.||Area of Specialisation||Qualifying Tests*|
|1||Finance, Accounting, and Control||CAT, GMAT, GRE, UGC JRF (in Management and Commerce only), GATE|
|2||Information Technology & Systems||CAT, GATE, GMAT, GRE|
|3||Marketing||CAT and UGC JRF|
|4||Organisational Behaviour & Human Resources||CAT, GMAT, GRE, UGC JRF|
|5||Quantitative Methods & Operations Management||CAT, GMAT, GRE, UGC/CSIR JRF, GATE|
|6||Strategic Management||CAT, GMAT, GRE, UGC JRF, GATE|
|7||Economics||CAT, GMAT, GRE, UGC JRF|
P.S: Candidate would have to secure 60 percentile in aggregate and 50 percentile in each of the sections in order to be considered for further selection processes. Relaxation: Candidates possessing PGDM (full-time 2-year program) of IIMs with a minimum CGPA of 2.5 out of 4.33 or equivalent will be exempt from having to take qualifying tests.
Eligibility for PGP
Eligibility for EPGP
**Subject to relaxation based on category
***Work experience before completion of graduation will not be considered for calculating total work experience. CA/CS/ICWAI articleship will not be considered as experience.
The minimum eligibility criteria adopted by IIM Kozhikode in the admissions for the Executive Post Graduate Programme in Management (Two Year) at Kochi Campus is given below:
|Category||Degree(Min Aggregate Marks)|
|OBC (NC)||50 %|
Eligibility for FPMOne of the following qualifications is required for eligibility.
* An additional minimum 3 years of relevant work experience is required for applying to Marketing Area
There are 2 stages that a candidate goes through before getting selected for IIM-Kozhikode PGDM Programme.
IIM Kozhikode adopts a three-staged selection process for its admissions to the PGP 2018-2020 batch.
|Category||CAT Score Percentile||Sectional Percentile||SSC/X Class Percentage||HSC/ XII Class Percentage|
Note: Scheduled Castes (SC), Scheduled Tribes (ST), Non-creamy Other Backward Castes (NC-OBC), Persons with Disability (PwD)
All candidates opted for IIM Kozhikode and fulfilling the above mentioned minimum eligibility criteria would receive a call for online registration for admissions to IIM Kozhikode. This a pre-interview registration process and not the call for interview.
A shortlist of candidates in each category will be created based on an Aggregate Index Score (AIS). The AIS is computed based on the performance in CAT 2017, Class XII, Bachelor’s degree marks and work experience. The weight of each component in the AIS is as follows:
|CAT 2017 Index Score||75%|
|Class XII Score||7.5%|
|Academic/ Gender Diversity Factor||5%|
The details of each component are given as follows:
CAT Index Score
Scaled Scores from the three sections (with equal weightages) of CAT 2017 will be considered for the computation of the CAT Index Score.
HSC/ Class XII/Equivalent/Diploma Score
The percentage of marks obtained in HSC/Class XII/Equivalent/Diploma score would be the aggregate marks of all subjects that appear in the marks sheet or grade sheet irrespective of the board’s calculation.
Score for Class XII and Graduation Marks:
|Class XII Marks (%)||Score||Graduation Marks (%)||Score|
|Above 81||7.50||Above 81||7.50|
Work Experience Score
Previous work/professional experience will carry a weight of up to 5% depending on the length of service as on January 31, 2018. Only fulltime remunerative work experience after graduation will be considered.
To ensure diversity, marks are awarded for both gender diversity and academic diversity. Only female candidates are eligible for gender diversity. A candidate with any bachelor’s degree other than engineering/technology (B.Tech/BE) or equivalent will be eligible for academic diversity score. A candidate is entitled only to an applicable diversity score of 5 either from gender diversity or academic diversity.
The short-listed candidates will have to appear for a GD/WAT followed by a Personal Interview (PI).
After the conclusion of PI and GD/WAT, the final scores will be computed. Category wise merit list will be prepared based on the final scores.
|Work Experience Quality||5%|
Reservation Policy: IIM Kozhikode will follow Government of India reservation policy for admission to Central Educational Institutions (CEIs).
The most recently revised fees of IIM-K has been tabulated below:
Number of PGP students graduated over the years:
The following data of the PGP batches portrays the diversity of the batch.
Gender Based Diversity
Graduation Background Diversity
The following pie chart shows the graduation diversity of the 2015-2017 batch:
There have been around 90-95% engineers in each of the last 3 batches of PGDM.
Work Experience Based Diversity
The following pie chart shows the work experience based diversity of the 2015-2017 batch:
IIM-K culminated its final placements for the PGP batch of 2017 in a record 6 days. The campus has seen an overwhelming increase in the number of recruiters expressing interest in partnering with IIM Kozhikode.
Last 2 years at a glance
|2015 - 2017||2014 - 2016|
|Total No. of Students Participating||347||360|
|Total No. of Companies||112||119|
|Average Salary||17.65 LPA||17.1 LPA|
|Number of offers||359||370|
|Highest domestic package||37 LPA||37 LPA|
The summer placement for the batch of 2016-18 was successfully completed in a time span of 6 days.
Summer Placement Highlights
|Total Batch Strength||386|
|Highest Stipend Offered||2,50,000|
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