This programme is a specialised professional qualification with an exclusive focus on financial theory and application. It is ideal for young professionals who wish to provide a boost to their careers in the core finance, fintech , banking and financial services industry as well as fresh graduates to kick-start their careers in finance.
The institute encourages candidates with strong quantitative and analytical skills with 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. Working experience is not a minimum eligibility criterion for applying but previous work/professional experience will carry a weight of up to 10% while shortlisting for the personal interview stage of the selection process.
IIM Kozhikode adopts a three-staged selection process for its admissions to the Post Graduate Programme in Finance.

Stage 1: Registration of candidates meeting the minimum eligibility criteria

Stage 2: Shortlisting for Personal Interview (PI), and Writing Ability Test (WAT)
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 suitability for PGP-F.

Stage 3: Final Shortlist
The short-listed candidates will have to appear for an Essay/Writing Task stage, followed by a Personal Interview (PI). IIM Kozhikode will conduct this process in Mumbai, Delhi, Kolkata and Bangalore in addition to the Kozhikode campus.
Yes. IIMK will provide full placement assistance to the students subscribed to this programme, on a 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. Part time study is not allowed.
No, you are not allowed to waive classes based on experience or academic background.
This programme is ideal for the young professional who wishes to provide uplift to their careers in the banking and financial services industry as well as fresh graduates to stimulate their careers in finance. Students will be placed as financial analysts, financial engineers, traders and other positions in risk management, Financial Engineering, Fraud detection, and Forensic Accounting, portfolio management, etc. in India and overseas.
Yes, candidates who meet minimum eligibility criteria can apply. There is an academic suitability score as a component of stage 2 of the selection process but it is not an eligibility criterion for applying for the PGP Finance course
The first batch of Post Graduate Programme in Finance (PGP-Finance) classes will be commencing 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.
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IIMK Campus P. O, Kozhikode, Kerala, India,
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