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The following minimum eligibility criteria will be applied to all those candidates who have opted for IIM Kozhikode. Only candidates obtaining a positive (greater than zero) scaled score in all sections of CAT 2023 will be considered.

  • Those candidates who have a Graduation Degree must secure a minimum of 60 percent aggregate marks in their Graduation Degree.
  • Those candidates who do not have a Graduation Degree but completed CA/CMA(ICWA)/CS must secure a minimum of 50 percent aggregate marks in CA/CMA(ICWA)/CS.
  • Those candidates who have secured 50 percent aggregate marks in CA/CMA(ICWA)/CS and have a Graduation Degree must secure a minimum of 60 percent aggregate marks in their Graduation Degree.
  • Must meet the minimum eligibility criteria as specified in Table 1.
Table 1: Minimum Eligibility Criteria
Category CAT Score Percentile Sectional Percentile SSC/X Class Percentage* HSC/XII Class Percentage*
GEN 85 75 60 60
OBC-NCL / EWS 75 65 60 60
SC 65 55 55 55
ST/PwD 55 45 55 55

* The percentage of marks obtained in Class X and Class XII would be calculated based on the aggregate marks of all subjects that appear in the marks sheet or grade sheet, irrespective of whether the Board considers them for calculation of percentage.
Note: General (GEN), Economically Weaker Section (EWS), Scheduled Caste (SC), Scheduled Tribe (ST), Other Backward Classes- Non creamy Layer (OBC-NCL), Persons with Disability (PwD).


For applicants in the final year of bachelor's degree:

  • A candidate who is in the final year of bachelor's degree, if selected, would be allowed to join the Programme provisionally only if he/she submits a certificate latest by June 30, 2024 from the Principal/Registrar of his/her college/institute (issued on or before June 30, 2024) stating that the candidate has completed all the requirements for obtaining the bachelor's degree on the date of the issue of the certificate.
  • The admission would be confirmed only when the candidate submits the mark sheet and a certificate of having passed the bachelor's degree referred to in the certificate issued by the Principal/Registrar with at least an aggregate percent 60.
  • Nonfulfillment of this condition would automatically result in the cancellation of the provisional admission.
  • IIMK would not allow any candidate to join the programme in case the candidate is unable to complete all the requirements for a bachelor degree on or before June 30, 2024. Applicants should note that the mere fulfilment of minimum eligibility criteria would not ensure shortlisting by IIMK.
  • Prospective candidates must maintain a valid and unique email account and a mobile phone number throughout the selection process.

For further information and clarifications, please contact:

Admissions Office,
Indian Institute of Management, Kozhikode,
IIMK Campus P. O.,
Kozhikode 673 570, Kerala, India.
Phone: +91-495-2809213/219



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