IIM Kozhikode is a pioneering management institute founded in 1996 through a collaboration between the Indian Government and the Kerala State Government. It is a globally accredited Business school which has many firsts to its name including launching Asia's first satellite delivered program for working executives. The campus, spread across 111 acres in the Western Ghats, has roughly 1500 students. Notably, the institute is a water neutral campus with its water supply primarily derived from rainwater harvesting. The Institute’s MBA and EMBA programme regularly feature in top-200 programmes of the world in QS World University Rankings. In 2023, IIM Kozhikode also broke into Top-100 in Financial Times Ranking for Masters in Management (MBA) and Open Enrolment Programme. Prof. Debashis Chatterjee is the current Director of the Institute.
Description of College-
The fifth IIM to be established by Govt. of India in 1996, IIMK started its academic journey in 1997 with its flagship Postgraduate Program (PGP). The Institute is on a high growth trajectory today, offering widest range of academic programs in the field of management education. These include Doctoral Programme in Management (PhD), Executive PG Programmes, Management Development Programmes and Faculty Development Programs. IIMK set up a Satellite campus at Infopark, Kochi, in 2013 dedicated to Executive Education.
IIMK has also the unique distinction of launching a PhD (Practice Track) programme for working professionals besides bringing in new dynamic courses like one-year Post Graduate programme in Business Leadership (2019) MBA in Finance and MBA in Liberal Studies & Management (2020). The institute is also home to IIMK LIVE a first-of-its-kind startup incubation programme, the Indian Business Museum and six other Centres of Excellences encompassing diverse areas.
IIMK is ranked 3rd as per NIRF India Rankings 2023: Management. The institute also made its global debut for its flagship MBA and EMBA programme in the 2020/21 QS World University Rankings. In 2023, IIM Kozhikode also broke into Top-100 in Financial Times Ranking for Open Enrollment Programme (Rank #72) and Masters in Management (MBA) (Rank #77). Institute is globally accredited by EQUIS (EFMD) and AMBA (UK). The institute has 103 full-time faculty members working in the departments of economics, finance and accounting, managerial communication, general management, organizational behaviour and human resources, quantitative techniques and operations management, information technology and systems, and strategic management.
IIM Kozhikode adopts a three-staged selection process for its admissions to the Post Graduate Programmes (PGP,PGP-Finance and PGP-Liberal Studies and Management) batch.
In Stage 1, candidates meeting the minimum eligibility criteria are required to complete an online registration process. A shortlist is prepared based on the Aggregate Index Score and the candidates will be called for a Written Ability Test (WAT) & Personal Interview (PI).
In Stage 2, Final Shortlisting is done in Stage 3 after the conclusion of WAT & PI process.
The detailed process is elaborated in the admissions policy applicable for the programmes (PGP, PGP-Finance and PGP-Liberal Studies and Management).
Besides this IIM Kozhikode also offers a 1-year MBA PGP-BL and Doctoral Programme in Management (PhD)
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Centres of Excellence-
a) Centre of Excellence for Social Innovation
b) Centre for Governance
c) Laboratory for Innovation, Venturing and Entrepreneurship (IIMK Startup Incubator)
d) Centre for Digital Innovation and Transformation (CDiT)
e) Centre for CLIMATE (Climate Leadership, Internationalization, Management for Policy Advancement, Technology and Enterprise) Studies
f) Centre for Employment Relations and Labour Studies (CERLS)
g) Uruppika: Centre of Excellence in Macroeconomics, Banking and Finance (CEMBAF)
Global Outreach of Higher Education-
The Institute has created 50 supernumerary seats for international students from the academic year 2022-23 and has commenced the process for admissions in this category. IIMK welcomed a total of 12 international students from 5 countries for all three of its full-time, regular, residential Post Graduate Programme in a first for academic year 2023-24. This is in addition to the ongoing International Exchange Programme in which international students come and spend one trimester at IIMK and IIMK students visit foreign universities and undergo their studies during the same trimester. In addition, IIM Kozhikode has several faculty exchange programmes with reputed foreign universities that enable our faculty members to collaborate with foreign faculty members in research, teaching, training and thesis supervision.
Scholarships available for the students of the Institute
(1) Offered by the Institute
a. IIMK Merit Scholarship
b. IIMK Need-Based Financial Assistance (NBFA)
IIMK Need-Based Financial Assistance (NBFA) is offered by the Institute as per the eligibility criteria
(2) Offered by Central Government
a. Top Class Education Scheme for SC Students
b. National Fellowship and Scholarship for Higher Education of ST Students
c. Merit Cum Means Scholarship for Professional and Technical Courses CS
d. Scholarships for Top Class Education for students with disabilities
e. Prime Ministers Scholarship Scheme for the wards of Central Armed Police Forces, Assam Rifles & state police personnel Ministry of Home Affairs:
(3) Offered by State Governments
a. Rajarshee Shahu Maharaj Merit Scholarship:
b. Scholarship Scheme for Govt. of Tamil Nadu:
(4) Offered by Private Organizations
a. IDFC First Bank MBA Scholarship
b. Mirae Asset Foundation (MAF) Scholarship
c. Aditya Birla Group Scholarship
d. OP Jindal Engineering & Management Scholarship (OPJEMS)