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IIMK Kozhikode Announces Admission for Executive Post Graduate Programme (EPGP)

Nov 17, 2014   13:03 IST 
New Delhi, Delhi, India; Kochi, Kerala, India

The Kochi Campus of Indian Institute of Management Kozhikode (IIMK) has announced the admissions for their Executive Post Graduate Programme (EPGP). The executive education programme is the perfect platform for working professionals and executives to enrich their skills and strategies to take their organizations to the next level of excellence.

In the year 2001, IIMK conceived a new model of management education for working executives. Executive Management Education Programme (EMEP) marked the beginning of IIMK’s Executive Education activities and IIMK pioneered management education through a synchronous interactive learning mode in the Asia Pacific region. Participants have the flexibility to choose the class room centres based on their city of residence /work.


Executive Education offers a Two year post graduate diploma programme in management (EPGP) and one year post graduate certification programmes in Operations, Marketing, Finance, Strategy, IT and Human Resources management which supports working professionals and executives to enrich their knowledge in different areas of expertise.

Executive Education programmes are conducted over an Interactive Learning platform where participants can attend classes from the class room centres at their home or work locations & In campus modules in IIMK’s picturesque campus. It is mandatory for the candidates to attend the in-campus modules conducted on the IIM-K campus, each of duration one week. The two-year EPGP will have three in-campus sessions.

Admissions for all Executive Post Graduate Programmes are now open. Details of the programmes are available on IIMK website


Working professionals with a minimum of five years experience after graduation with at least 50 per cent marks can apply for the EPGP. The participants of this programme form an interesting mix of working professionals from varied backgrounds such as information technology, banking, human resources, marketing, financial services and manufacturing.


Classes for the Two-Year EPGP programme will be generally held on Tuesdays from 6.45 p.m. to 9.45 p.m., on Saturdays from 3.30 p.m. to 6.30 p.m. and on Sundays from 9 a.m. to noon, and from 3.30 p.m. to 6.30 p.m. for the second batch.

The fee for the two-year diploma will be Rs.7.3 lakh ( Rupees Seven lakh and Thirty Thousand ) and for the six one year specialisation programmes will be Rs.1.75 lakh ( Rupees One lakh and Seventy Five thousand) (service tax extra as applicable).

Admission to the EPGP will be through a screening written test called the Executive Management Aptitude Test or EMAT followed by Personal Interview

The written test will assess the basic logical, numerical and verbal ability of candidates. The test will be conducted at select centres. The test will be of one-hour duration consisting of sections such as numerical ability and data interpretation, verbal ability, and logical reasoning.



The Indian Institute of Management Kozhikode (IIMK) is the fifth IIM, established in 1996 by the Government of India in collaboration with the Government of Kerala. With campus infrastructure fully operational now, it is fast emerging as an internationally reckoned, fully integrated, management institute of higher learning. IIMK is the first IIM to receive Global accreditation from AMBA for Post Graduate Programme (PGP) and Executive Education Programme in Management (ePGP). The Institute seeks to inculcate a spirit of lifelong learning and aspires to strengthen the capabilities of integrating concepts with applications and values. It contributes towards the development of communities of dependable, capable, caring and fair-minded people.


The Institute covers a wide range of academic activities in the field of management:

  • Research and Publication,

  • Post Graduate Programme (PGP) – two year fulltime residential programme,

  • Executive Post Graduate Programme (EPGP)– two year non residential programme at IIMK Kochi Campus,

  • Executive Education Programme in Management (e-PGP), a two year Post Graduate Programme and several short duration programmes on Interactive Distance Learning (IDL) platform are offered for working executives,

  • Management Development Programme (MDP) – short term residential programmes in advanced management topics for middle, senior and top level managers,

  • Faculty Development Programme (FDP) – short term programme for management teachers,

  • Fellow Programme in Management (FPM) – It aims at developing top quality researchers and faculty resources for academic institutions including IIMs,

  • International Exchanges Programme (IEP) – IIMK’s International Exchange Programme, apart from promoting Student Exchanges, places a great emphasis on faculty exchange between partner institutions,

  • Conferences and Seminars.


The programmes of the Institute are designed to respond to the intellectual capital requirement of business and industry. The Institute strives to develop an innovative academic environment through the synergy between faculty, students, industry, and technology. The Institute encourages constant interaction with the industry and other leading management/research institutes. It draws from the experience of the industry leaders and leading management researchers by regularly inviting them to the Institute. The MDPs cater to contemporary issues in the practice of management. These are based on the research and consulting experience of the faculty of IIMK and provide insights into real life problems faced by managers.



IIMK is located at Kozhikode, Kerala, the ‘God’s Own Country’, made famous by the entry of Vasco Da Gama to India, and is 15 km from Calicut Railway Station and 38 km from Calicut Airport. The Institute Campus has been developed in the scenic ambience of approximately 96 acres of land in the Kunnamangalam locality of Kozhikode. The site comprises of two hillocks with a valley in between. The panoramic view from the hilltop is a visual delight and conducive for learning and contemplation. The design of the Campus is aimed at preserving the existing ambience, and incorporates the strong architectural traditions of Kerala.



The IIMK Kochi Campus is initially housed in a facility at Athulya Complex, Infopark, Kakkanad, Kochi and will focus on executive education of long term and short term duration as well as specialized courses for executives of IT sector etc. As the only IIM in the country having an internationally accredited Executive Management Education Program, the new campus at Kochi intends to expand offerings of the Institute in this space through full time and part time programs targeted at middle and senior level executives. 

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