About Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Kozhikode
The Indian Institute of Management, Kozhikode is another member to the superior alliance of IIMs in India. The institute is an autonomous business school situated amidst scenic beauty of Kerala. The establishment of IIM Kozhikode took place in the academic year of 1996. The institute was built with the approval of State Government of Kerala in collaboration with Government of India. The trail of Indian Institute of management has 20 institutes across the nation and IIM Kozhikode is one of them. It was fifth institute among 20 IIMs to be constructed.
The institute has also been approved by University Grants Commission (UGC) and All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), New Delhi.
The institute was formed in collaboration with the state government. IIM Kozhikode is declared as the institute of national importance by the Government of India.
The institutes functions as a platform for the students willing to pursue their career in the field of management. It provides Higher Education programs in the field of management. The motto of the institute says ‘Diligence leads to Excellence'. The primary focus of the institute is to provide quality education to the students.
Besides imparting knowledge to the different segments of associations, the institute ensures better opportunities for the students. The Placement and Training cell of the institute has good collaborations with various national and multinational organizations. The alliance and the bond that the institute shares help students to enhance their skills.
Since the institute has collaborations with many national and multinational organizations, there are various events conducted at the institute. The students are motivated to participate in these events conducted by the institute. They are recruited based on their academic performance and participation in these events.
IIM Kozhikode Courses
IIM Kozhikode courses
are offered in the field of management. There are several steps taken by the institute to offer hassle free opportunities to its students. The institute organizes summer internship programs for betterment of the campus crowd. Summer internship is considered to be an integral part of the PGP course at the IIM Kozhikode. Under this program, the students are trained in the field of Marketing, Finance, Organizational Behavior, and Information Technology. This helps students direct towards a business culture. There are various types of courses offered by the Institute for different categories of people. The courses offered by the institute are-
1) PGPM (Postgraduate Programme in Management)
PGPM is the premier course of the IIM Kozhikode. The course is designed in such a way to impart the knowledge of management that is compatible with the practical challenges to the corporate world. The candidate can opt for various specializations offered by the institute.
2) EPGP (Executive Postgraduate Programme)
EPGP is a management programme designed exclusively for the executives working in the formal sector. It is a perfect option for the working professionals to enrich their skills and to build themselves to reach the next level of their profession.
3) FPM (Fellow Programme in Management)
FPM is a full-time residential programme which is a doctoral programme. The programme is fully financially supported by the IIM Kozhikode. It is a research-based programme and provides a crucial source to top businesses, academic institutions and government. The candidates who want to enter in the field of research in management can join the course at the institute.
4) MDP (Management Development Programme)
Management Development Programme of IIM Kozhikode is also made for the working executives. The course is designed in such a way to provide the education on the state of the art practices and concepts of management to the students. The course focuses on the strategy making and other functionalities at the managerial level keeping into account the needs of the society and the organization. The course use case studies as the major tool to imbibe the teachings of management. Various vehicles of the course involves Finance & Accounting, Marketing, Quantitative Methods & Operations, Economics, Information Technology & Systems, Organizational Behaviour and Human Resources, Strategy and General Management.
5) FDP (Faculty Development Programme)
FDP is specially designed for the faculties who are engaged in the field of education. The course is made to enhance the area of expertise of the teachers and to improve the classroom teaching delivery.
IIM Kozhikode Admission
The admission to PGPM course is made through CAT (Common Admission Test) exam.
The admission to EPGP course is made on the basis of CAT/EMAT/GMAT exams.
The admission to other courses the as per the guidelines of the institute.
IIM Kozhikode Placements
The organizations with better placements opportunities continue to pour in. The placement trend has seen a considerable increase over the past few years. The institute, as per the records, has witnessed a 16% increase in both the mean and the median salaries. 30% of the students are recruited by the consulting companies. The major recruiters are Amazon, Boston Consulting Group, Deloitte, Goldman Sachs, JP Morgan etc. Besides these regular recruiters, 21 new organizations have shown interest in the recruitment procedure of IIM Kozhikode.
The candidates seeking placement are required to go through an eight-month internship program, where the students are exposed to real life scenarios. They are trained to do better in their respective fields. The placement procedure demands a lot of efforts including pre placement presentation, Group Discussion, and Personal Interview rounds. The candidates who perform well are given priority. Candidates are finally shortlisted based on their performances in the events conducted by the institute as well as by the organizations.
IIM Kozhikode Placements
have seen a decent increase over the past few years. The placement and training cell of the institute strives hard towards bringing various lucrative opportunities for its students. The students are primarily shortlisted based on their academic performance. The placement records are as follows-
Highest Salary offered- INR 29.5 LPA
Average Salary offered- INR 14 LPA