Executive MBA at IIM Kozhikode

  • Name of the B-School: Indian Institute Of Management Kozhikode
  • Name of the course: MBA for Working Executives, Earlier Known as Executive Post Graduate Program(EPGP)

Executive MBA at IIM Kozhikode– Know More Details About MBA Executive Program At IIM Kozhikode

Course overview

  • Course Duration: 2 Years
  • Course Type: Flexible
  • Course Start date: N/A
  • Location: Kozhikode


  • AMBA


  • IIM Kozhikode was ranked sixth among management schools in India by the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) in 2018, eighth by Business Today‘s “India’s best B-schools 2016” and fifth in India by Outlook India‘s “Top 100 Management Schools” of 2016.
  • An Executive at IIM Kozhikode Post Graduate Program (ePGP) was ranked 17th Executive MBA (TOP 200)

What is an Executive MBA at IIM Kozhikode?

As per the B-School, The MBA (“Master of Business Administration”) program for working executives (earlier known as Executive Post Graduate Program (EPGP) in Management) is a two years master’s degree program in management offered on Interactive Learning (IL) platform. The objective of the program is to impart management education to working executives seeking skills and strategies to take their organizations to the next level. The program with 750 instruction hours provides the participants with skills for leadership in the knowledge economy through an innovative curriculum.

Class profile



As per the B-School, eligibility criteria are as follows:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent in any discipline with minimum 50% aggregate mark or equivalent CGPA.
  • 3 Years of managerial/ entrepreneurial/ professional experience after successful completion of graduation as on date of submission of online application

Admission & Selection process

As per the B-School, eligibility of the participants to apply for the program is ascertained based on the information provided in the application form & supporting documents submitted. All eligible candidates required to undergo the selection process, which consists of an entrance test (EMAT) followed by personal interviews.

All candidates are required to produce the original academic & experience records for verification on the date of EMAT & Personal Interview. Normally EMAT & Personal Interview will happen on the same day. Candidates who do not attend the EMAT/Personal Interview as per schedule communicated will not be considered for the further selection process.

The institute reserves the right to decide a cut-off mark based on the total number of candidates, average marks scored or any other factors as may be relevant.

Candidates who are found eligible to apply & successfully gone through the selection process will be provisionally shortlisted for the program & offer letter will be issued. Admission to the program is subject to acceptance of offer letter and payment of fee applicable.

Eligibility Criteria for selection

EMAT/CAT/GMAT score is considered only as a preliminary screening process for the selection of applicants. Those applicants who satisfy the minimum cut off as per the following table for EMAT or a minimum of 75 percentile in CAT or a minimum score of 650 in GMAT will be considered eligible for the next stage of the selection process.

CategoryEMAT Cut-off
General25% (10 out of Maximum 40 marks)
OBC20% (8 out of Maximum 40 marks)
SC20% (8 out of Maximum 40 marks)
ST18% (7 out of Maximum 40 marks)
PWD18% (7 out of Maximum 40 marks)


(b) The selection will be based on the interview scores of the applicants satisfying the EMAT/CAT/GMAT requirements. The score of the interview process will be standardized to offset the panel differences. Accordingly, the minimum cut off for the interview will be on the standardized scores.

CategoryInterview Cut off
General  25% (15 out of Maximum 60 marks)
OBC20% (12 out of Maximum 60 marks)
SC 15% (9 out of Maximum 60 marks)
ST 15% (9 out of Maximum 60 marks)
PWD 15% (9 out of Maximum 60 marks)


(c) Admission will be based on a merit list prepared with applicants fulfilling the above criteria (a) & (b). Securing only minimum score in (b) above does not entail admission.

Fee Details

Program Fee:Rs.12,00,000
Alumni Membership Fee:Rs.10,000/-
Contribution to the Student Welfare Fund :Rs. 2,000/-

The program fee is payable in seven installments.

Course Structure

The duration of the MBA (Master of Business Administration’) program for working executives (earlier known as Executive Post Graduate Program (EPGP) in Management) is two academic years split into four terms/seven quarters. Each academic year normally begins in November/December. The structure of the MBA (Master of Business Administration) program for working executives is divided into 3 modules, viz.,

Module 1:Foundation and Functional Core Courses.

Module 2:Electives.

Module 3:Compulsory Advanced Courses.

Each course in the MBA Program is structured around the concept of credits. Each credit represents 10 hours of contact sessions.,. Participants should note that each hour of instruction will normally require at least another three hours of preparation.

Instructors choose from multiple pedagogical tools including lecture-discussions, case study methods, behavioral and computer-based simulations, projects, class presentations, and various forms of technology-based learning such as multi-media case analysis, video conferencing, and e-learning, to facilitate effective learning in their courses.



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