Admission for FPM 2018
The applications are invited for the following areas of specialization:
- Finance Accounting & Control
- Information Technology & Systems
- Organizational Behaviour & Human Resources
- Quantitative Methods & Operations Management
- Strategic Management
One of the following qualifications is required as basic eligibility:
- Post-Graduate degree or equivalent in any discipline (including M.A, M.Sc., M.Com, MBA, MCA, M.Tech., etc) with at least 55% marks or equivalent CGPA.
- Professional qualifications of CA, ICWA and CS with at least 50% marks or equivalent.
- Professional qualifications such as MBBS and LLB with at least 55% marks or equivalent CGPA*
- Engineering degrees, viz., B.Tech., BE, etc. with at least 60% marks or equivalent CGPA*
Candidates belonging to Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes, Other Backward Classes (Non-Creamy Layer) and Persons-with-Disabilities will be given a 5% relaxation in the minimum marks requirement.
Those appearing for the final exams can also apply; but, their final selection will be subject to successful completion of the requirement by June 30, 2018. Their admission will be provisional till they produce the required certificates of qualification before December 2018.
All relevant qualifications mentioned above must be granted by appropriate bodies in India or abroad and recognized as equivalent.
A candidate applying for FPM of IIMK should have a valid test score not older than three years as on January 22, 2018, from the date of application in any of the following tests.
|Sl.No.||Area of Specialisation||Qualifying Tests*|
|1.||Economics||CAT, GMAT, GRE, UGC-NET/JRF|
|2.||Finance, Accounting and Control||CAT, GMAT, GRE, UGC JRF (in Management, Economics and Commerce only), GATE|
|3.||Information Technology & Systems||CAT and GATE|
|4.||Marketing||CAT and UGC JRF|
|5.||Organisational Behaviour & Human Resources||CAT, GMAT, GRE, UGC JRF|
|6.||Quantitative Methods & Operations Management||CAT, GMAT, GRE, UGC / CSIR JRF, GATE|
|7.||Strategic Management||CAT, GMAT, GRE, UGC JRF, GATE|
*Relaxation: Candidates holding PGDM (full-time 2 year program) of any of the IIMs or holding Executive PGDM from IIM Kozhikode are exempted from taking qualifying tests.
Selection: Candidates will be short listed on the recommendation of respective areas based on their Profile and Qualifying Scores. Such candidates will be invited for a Personal Interview (and written tests for certain areas) at IIM Kozhikode. To and fro travel expenses between the railway station at the place of residence and Kozhikode, limited to III AC train fare, will be reimbursed by the Institute. Accommodation will be available to the candidates (on concessional rate) inside campus for attending the interviews
How to apply
Candidates are required to apply online. They can apply to a maximum of two areas of specialization. An application fee of Rs.500/- is required, which has to be remitted online through the link provided with the application form. Scanned copies of all academic mark-sheets, qualifying examination score card and category certificate are to be uploaded alongwith the online application form. Two referee recommendations about the candidate are required to complete the formal submission of application. The recommendation letter can be submitted online by the referee directly to IIMK and the link for online submission will be provided to the referee to his/her email id. IMPORTANT DATES
- Online application will open on - November 15, 2017
- Last date for submission of Online Application is - January 22, 2018