IIM Kozhikode: Cut Off, Placement, Admission 2020, Dates

Indian Institute of Management Kozhikode (IIMK), also known as IIM Kozhikode is known for its flagship postgraduate program i.e. MBA. The B-school also offers programs such as PG Diploma, Executive and fellowship programs. IIM Kozhikode admissions are based on the entrance test such as CAT, EMAT, GMAT.

Currently, the flagship program’s male to female ratio is 71:29 with a total of 374 students. The graduating batch of IIMK secured jobs in Deloitte, Goldman Sachs, Hindustan Unilever Limited, JPMC with an average salary of INR 17.76 LPA.

Indian Institute of Management Kozhikode


IIM Kozhikode Highlights

Ranking NIRF: 8th among management category
Campus Area 112.5 acres
Program type Postgraduate
Entrance Test CAT or GMAT
Total Faculty Members 80
Total students enrolled | Placed 800 | 382
Official Website https://iimk.ac.in


IIM Kozhikode Ranking

Magazine/ Body Ranking Year
Outlook 6th among management category in India 2020
ET Ranking 11th among management category in India 2019
Financial Express Ranking 8th among the overall category 2019
Times B-School Ranking 1st among the overall category in India 2019
JagranJosh 8th among management institutes in India 2019


IIM Kozhikode Courses

Indian Institute of Management, Kozhikode offers postgraduate programs in management mentioned below:

Course Name Duration Eligibility
Post Graduate Program in Management (PGPM) 2-year | Full-time Bachelor’s degree from a recognized university with 50% marks
Post Graduate Program in Business Leadership (PGP-BL) 1-year | Full-time Bachelor’s degree from a recognized university with 50% marks. Minimum 3 years of work experience
Executive Post Graduate Program (EPGP) 2-year | Full-time
Fellowship Program in Management (FPM/ Ph.D.) 5-year | Full-time Master’s degree in any discipline with 55% marks (OR) Professional qualifications like CA, ICWA, and CS with 50% marks (OR) B.Tech./ B.E. with 60% marks


IIM Kozhikode Admission

Indian Institute of Management Kozhikode follows a different admission procedure for each program. Eligible students must appear in the exams mentioned below for final selection:

Course Name Acceptable Exam

However, there is a minimum cut off requirement for each exam, especially CAT. The student must have a minimum score in competitive exams to be eligible for the next stages. Tabulated below is the minimum cut off required from a candidate who has applied to IIM Kozhikode:


IIM Kozhikode Cut off

Category CAT Score Percentile Sectional Percentile 10th percentage 12th percentage
General 85 75 60 60
NC-OBC/EWS 75 65 60 60
SC 65 55 55 55
ST/PwD 55 45 55 55

After the successful registration and fulfilling the eligibility criteria, IIMK will shortlist the candidates for Writing Ability Test (WAT) and Personal Interview (PI). The shortlisted candidates will be further called for Writing Ability Test (WAT) and Personal Interview (PI). This will be based on the aggregate score on the performance in CAT 2019, Class 10th and Class 12th.

For admission to Ph.D. program, one must have a valid score in CAT, GMAT, GRE, UGC NET not older than 3 years.


IIM Kozhikode Scholarships

IIMK provides financial assistance to deserving and meritorious students. The merit scholarships are awarded by the Institute to 1st and 2nd year students as per their performance during a particular academic year. The following are the scholarships provided by the Indian Institute of Management, Kozhikode.

  • Aditya Birla Scholarship
  • National Handicapped Finance and Development Corporation scholarship
  • IIM Kozhikode Merit Scholarship
  • IIM Kozhikode Need-Based Scholarship
  • NTPC Scholarship
  • OP Jindal Management Scholarship
  • Sir Ratan Tata Trust Scholarship
  • Societe Generale Global Solution Centre Pvt. Ltd. Scholarship


IIM Kozhikode Placement

The batch of 2019 (PGP program) showed a successful placement record. There was a 16% increase in the average salary offered. The average salary for the top 50% was 23.74 LPA while others bagged an average salary of 15.05 LPA.

Placement Statistics for PGP (Batch of 2019)

Total Students Placed 366
Total Offers Received 390
Total Number of Recruiters 107
Highest Domestic CTC 40.50 LPA
Mean CTC 20.67 LPA
Median CTC 18.80 LPA


IIMK Kozhikode Fees & Eligibility


Fellowship - Post Graduation
PGPM ₹10.39 Lakhs -
MBA ₹8.75 Lakhs Graduation with 50% + CAT
PG Program ₹22.5 Lakhs -
PGPM ₹7.65 Lakhs Graduation with 50% + CAT
Ph.D ₹2.22 Lakhs Post Graduation
Diploma - -