Pedagogy and Assessment
Admission is based on educational qualification, work experience, performance in the EMAT entrance examination and personal interview.
The admission would be a two-stage process. All eligible candidates would need to write the EMAT (Executive Management Aptitude Test). Candidates have to download the EMAT call letter from the IIMK website and bring a hardcopy to the examination centre. List of shortlisted candidates for personal interview will be displayed at the examination center notice board within three hours from the close of EMAT.
List of selected candidates for admission to the programme will be published on the website .
EMAT - Executive Management Aptitude Test
The EMAT entrance examination is conducted to assess the basic logical, numerical and verbal ability of candidates for the two-year EPGP which are necessary for successful completion of the programme.
The objective of the screening test is to ensure the required standard amongst candidates seeking admission to the EPGP programme.
The test would assess the basic capabilities of the applicants in an objective manner.
All applicants for the EPGP programme are required to take the test, which will be conducted at selected centers.
The test will be designed and evaluated by IIMK.
The contents of the test will be similar to that of the Common Admission Test (CAT), administered by the IIMs for admissions to the PGP and FPM programmes.
However, there will be questions on testing logical reasoning in addition to questions for testing numerical, data interpretation and verbal skills of the candidates.
The test will be of one-hour duration consisting of three sections. The three separate sections are (i) Numerical ability & Data Interpretation (ii) Verbal Ability and (iii) Logical Reasoning. Each section will consist of twenty questions.
Different questions may carry different weights and there may be negative marks for wrong answers.