Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Kozhikode Admission Process

  Kozhikode   Public (Autonomous)   ESTD 1996
  Kozhikode   Public (Autonomous)   ESTD 1996


IIM Kozhikode Admission Process

The Indian Institute of Management Kozhikode is one of the best management schools in India. The college is known for imparting quality management education along with analytical and methodological skills.

As such, the institute has a lengthy admission process.  The application forms are released online at

Each course offered has specific IIM Kozhikode selection criteria that the candidate must check out in order to apply for the course. Following the application, the candidates have to take one of the entrance exams specified by the programme.

Should the candidate make the institute declared cutoff, they are called in for a counselling session, which consists of a Writing Ability Test and a Personal Interview.

IIM Kozhikode Admission Highlights

  • IIM Kozhikode Admission criteria to the PG Programme is regulated by the candidate’s performance in CAT (for domestic applications) or GMAT (for international applications). Only candidates with a minimum of 50% marks in their UG degree are allowed to apply.
  • The Executive PG Programme admission process is curtailed by the applicant’s performance in EMAT, CAT or GMAT. In order to be deemed eligible, the candidate must have scored at least 50% in their UG degree and must also have at least three years of relevant work experience.
  • The Fellowship Programme admission process is conditional on the candidate’s performance in CAT, GMAT, GRE or UGC JRF. The eligibility criteria mention that the candidate must have at least 55% marks in their PG degree.
  • Shortlisted candidates are called in by IIM-K for a counselling call which consists of a WAT and a PI.

CAT 2019 Important dates

Events Important Dates
CAT 2019 notification July 28, 2019
CAT 2019 registration – Start date August 7, 2019
CAT 2019 online application – End date September 18, 2019
Re upload of photograph, in case of mistakes in earlier CAT 2019 application form Sep 2019 – Last week – expected on 25 Sep 2019
CAT 2019 – Release of admit card October 23, 2019
CAT 2019 Examination date November 24, 2019
CAT 2019 – Release of answer Key 4th week of December 2019
CAT 2019 – Result announcement January 7, 2020

IIM Kozhikode Admission Process

Course Specialisation Eligibility Admission Process
PG Programme Operation Management The candidate must have a bachelor’s degree, with at least 50% marks (45% for SC, ST and PWD) from a recognized university Score in CAT followed by a Personal Interview.
Information Systems
Finance and Control
Executive PG Programme N/A The candidate requires a bachelor’s degree with a minimum of 50% (40% for SC, ST and PWD) marks in aggregate.

The candidate must have at least three years of managerial, entrepreneurial or professional experience after the successful completion of graduation.

Qualified in EMAT/ CAT/ GMAT followed by an Interview.

Evaluation of Profile followed by an interview through Video Conferencing.

Fellowship Programme Economics The candidate needs a PG degree in any discipline with at least 55% marks (50% for Reserved Categories) in aggregate. Score in CAT/ GMAT/ GRE/ UGC JRF (in Management, Economics and Commerce only)/ GATE
Operation Management
Information Systems
Organisational Behaviour
Strategic Management
Finance and Control