Admission 2022


Indian Institute of Management Kozhikode invites applications for its prestigious PhD (Practice Track) Programme in Management. The programme is designed to help executive participants from industry pursue rigorous academic research to contextualize and globalize Indian though in Management.

The applications are invited for the following areas of specialization:

  • Economics
  • Finance Accounting & Control
  • Humanities and Liberal Arts in Management
  • Information Systems
  • Marketing Management
  • Organizational Behaviour & Human Resources
  • Quantitative Methods & Operations Management
  • Strategic Management



 Academic Eligibility

One of the following qualifications is required as basic eligibility:

  1. Master’s degree or Post Graduate Diploma (2-year) with at least 60% marks or equivalent   CGPA.
  2. Professional qualifications of CA, ICWA and CS with Bachelor’s Degree and with at least 60% marks or equivalent in Bachelor’s Degree.
  3. B Tech/4-year Degree with 6.5 CGPA or equivalent

All relevant qualifications mentioned above must be granted by appropriate bodies in India or abroad and recognized as equivalent by the relevant Government of India authorities.

 Work Experience Requirements

Candidates must have a minimum of 8 years of full-time work experience after graduation.

Additional work experience requirement for the Strategic Management Area:

The Strategic Management Area requires a minimum work experience of 15 years (full-time) after graduation. The experience of heading a business unit or company or a large department or functional division/unit is preferred.

Research Proposal

The candidate should submit a research proposal not exceeding 2000 words and must     include a title, keywords, motivation of the research, description of research problem and the questions, a preliminary review of relevant literature, possible research approaches, and references. Click here for more details.

Selection for the Interview Process

Candidates will be short listed on the recommendation of respective areas based on their Profile. Such candidates will be invited for a Personal Online Interview (and/or Written Test for selected areas if any) over Zoom platform. 

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.1500/- is required which has to be remitted online through the link provided with the application form. Scanned copies of all academic mark-sheets, work experience certificate and category certificate are to be uploaded alongwith the online application form.


  • Online application will open on – March 25, 2022
  • Last date for submission of Online Application is – May 05, 2022  Extended up to 22 May 2022
  • Tentative interview dates –Last week of June, 2022/ 1st Week of July


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