No, students are not allowed to waive classes based on experience or academic background.
This programme is ideal for the young professional who wishes to pursue their careers in the business, social enterprises, healthcare, hospitality, services industry etc.
Yes, candidates who meet minimum eligibility criteria can apply.
The classes for the first batch of the Post Graduate Programme in Liberal Studies & Management will commence in July 2020.
Yes, a score of 5% will be awarded to candidates who are either a female or transgender at the second stage of the selection process.
The institute encourages candidates with a strong humanities orientation as well as analytical skills, possessing a valid CAT/GMAT/GRE score to apply for the programme. The programme intake will be through a rigorous and comprehensive process that aims to admit an optimal mix of experienced professionals and fresh graduate students.
IIM Kozhikode adopts a three-staged selection process for its admissions to the Post Graduate Programme in Liberal Studies & Management.

Stage 1: Registration of candidates meeting the minimum eligibility criteria

Stage 2: Shortlisting for Personal Interview (PI), and Writing Task. The IIMK faculty committee will review the online applications and a shortlist of candidates in each category will be prepared based on their CAT/GRE/GMAT score, academic performance, work experience and gender diversity score.

Stage 3: Final Shortlist. The short-listed candidates will have to appear for the Writing Task, followed by a Personal Interview (PI). IIM Kozhikode will conduct this process in Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Bangalore and Kozhikode.
Yes. IIMK will provide placement assistance to the students admitted to this programme, on the best-effort basis.
Students can avail of financial assistance from several of the prominent banks that usually associate with IIMK for extending student-friendly loans. A branch of State Bank of India is present right in the campus and can be contacted for details and loan -application process, please contact

Branch Manager
State Bank of India, IIM Kozhikode Branch
Ph.: 0495-2809331
No, this is a full-time postgraduate programme. All students must stay in campus for the entire duration of the programme. Part time study is not allowed.
Indian Institute of Management Kozhikode

IIMK Campus P. O, Kozhikode, Kerala, India,
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