IIM Kozhikode Admission Process 2020-2022


IIM Kozhikode (IIM-K) has announced its Admission process for the MBA 2020-2022 batch.

About IIM-K  

IIM-K is the 5th IIM to be established in India in the year 1996. The flagship program of the premier institute is Post Graduate Programme (PGP), a two-year residential programme. IIM-K is also the official body conducting CAT 2019.

IIM – K Admission Procedure 

To obtain admission in the PGP program of IIM Kozhikode a candidate needs to go through a three-stage selection process. 

Stage 1: Minimum Eligibility Criteria 

For all candidates who have opted for the PGP program offered by IIM Kozhikode, while registering for CAT, need to meet the following minimum eligibility criteria to be considered for admissions.

Category CAT Score Percentile Sectional Percentile SSC/X Class Percentage* HSC/XII Class Percentage*
GEN 85 75 60 60
NC-OBC/EWS 75 65 60 60
SC 65 55 55 55
ST/PwD 55 45 55 55

Those who meet the above-mentioned eligibility criteria will receive an email for online registration for admission to IIM – K. All the candidates who successfully register within the given deadline will move forward to Stage 2. 

Stage 2: Shortlist for WAT/PI

At this stage, the candidates will be pre-selected for admissions. A shortlist will be generated for each category basis the Aggregate Index Score (AIS). The computation of AIS is as follows: 

Component  Weight (%)
CAT 2019 Index Score  45
Class X Percentage Score  30
Class XII Percentage Score 15
Gender/Academic Diversity Score 10

Stage 3: Final Shortlist 

The pre-selected candidates will be required to appear for the Written Ability Test (WAT) followed by Personal Interview (PI). The candidates will be evaluated on the basis of their essay, personality, academic achievements, extracurricular activities, quality of work experience etc. The final admission list will be generated basis the following weightage: 

Component  Weight (%)
CAT 2019 Index Score 35
PI Score 35
Essay Score 20
Resume Score 10

The selected students will be made the Admission offer basis the final list.