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IIM Kozhikode Distance Learning Program

IIM Kozhikode Distance Learning Program – Fee, Courses, and Other Details


  • Spread over about 100 acres of land, the Indian Institute of Management Kozhikode is situated on two hillocks in the Kunnamangalam Area of the ancient city of Calicut in Kerala.
  • Boasting of one of the most picturesque and oxy-rich campuses in the country, the world-class infrastructure includes air-conditioned classrooms, guest care areas, and LAN/WAN connectivity which enables every IIMK resident to be exposed to a wholesome experience.
  • Managed by a dedicated regular administrative staff of 36, it is one of the most efficient Institutions in the country, which knows how to keep balance sheet green and keep all the stakeholders happy.
  • IMK pioneered the Interactive Distance Learning (IDL) Program for working executives in India. Having started with 300 class contact hrs in 2001-02, the year-long Executive Management Education Programme is today the richest available in the country having 450 class contact hours.
  • It is a private university.

List of Courses Offered

IIM Kozhikode is tantamount with brilliance in the field of management studies not only in India but also in abroad and IIM graduates are much preferred. It aims to offer learning, teaching and exploring facilities in management. Various distance learning programs offered by IIM Kozhikode are:

1.   Executive Post Graduate Program in Management

  • Objectives
    • Two-year post graduate diploma program proffered on Interactive Learning platform.
    • Impart management learning to working professionals seeking strategies to take their business to the next level
  • Eligibility
    • Professionals with at least 5 years of work experience
    • Bachelor’s Degree/CA/ICWA with at least 50% marks
  • Duration
    • The duration of the EPGP is two academic years split into four terms/seven quarters.
    • Each academic year normally begins in November/December.
    • The structure of the EPGP-Two Year is divided into 3 modules
  • Fee
    • Rs.10,00,000 + Taxes as applicable

2.    Executive Education Program in General Management

  • Objectives
    • Designed to communicate general management expertise to professionals to augment the efficacy of decisions
    • Provides formal management learning to organize them for senior managerial positions
  • Eligibility
    • Professionals with at least 5 years of work experience
    • Bachelor’s Degree/CA/ICWA with at least 50% marks
  • Duration
    • The duration of this program is 1 year.
  • Fee

3.    Executive Education Program in Strategic Management

  • Objectives
    • Impart key skills that are required to take actions concerning Strategic Planning, Corporate restructuring, Strategy
    • Implementation and other forms of business expansion
  • Eligibility
    • Professionals with at least 5 years of work experience
    • Bachelor’s Degree/CA/ICWA with at least 50% marks
  • Duration
    • The duration of this program is 1 year.
  • Fee

4.    Executive Education Program in Operations Management

  • Objectives
    • Superior interactions with knowledgeable executives and peer group erudition
    • Candidates have highly developed their careers in their organizations
  • Eligibility
    • Professionals with at least 5 years of work experience
    • Bachelor’s Degree/CA/ICWA with at least 50% marks
  • Duration
    • The duration of this program is 1 year
  • Fee

5.    Executive Education Programs in Finance

  • Objectives
    • Imparts key skills that are required to make verdicts regarding the assessment of assets, prevarication, portfolio and trade management.
    • Help the candidates in managing corporate and financial organizations
  • Eligibility
    • Professionals with at least 5 years of work experience
    • Bachelor’s Degree/CA/ICWA with at least 50% marks
  • Duration
    • The duration of this program is 1 year
  • Fee

6.    Advanced Program in Project Management

  • Objectives
    • It looks at an assortment of facets of organizing multifaceted projects and emphasizes the intricate task of managing software projects.
  • Eligibility
    • Graduates having minimum 2 years of work experience
  • Duration
    • The duration of this program is 3 months
  • Fee
    • Application Fee: Rs. 2,000 + GST 18% *
    • Program Fee: Rs. 70,000 + GST 18% *

IIM Kozhikode University Accreditation

  • The university is currently not accredited by UGC.

How to Apply

Candidates are advised to go through the program details, eligibility criteria and instructions to fill the application form before registering online

  • Register online with the basic information. On successful registration, the candidate will receive the application number on her/his registered email id.
  • Please log in to the application portal using the application number, email & password generated during the registration and complete the application fee payment.

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  • After successful payment of application fee, a candidate can fill the application & required to submit online within 7 days after the payment.
  • Please take the print out of the application form and retain it with the candidate.
  • Please bring the one set of duly filled/signed application form on the date allotted for exam & interview along with all original academic records, experience records provided in the application form and one set of self-attested copies of all the documents.
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Frequently Asked Questions

  • Q1:  Does the Institute provide Placement Support/Career Services for the ePGP?

Ans: No, the institution does not offer  Placement Support/Career Services for the ePGP.

  • Q2: What if I miss any of my exams?

Ans: Makeup examinations are held towards the end of the program to give participants who were absent for the original examination, an opportunity to complete the course. However, this needs prior approval from the appropriate authority before missing the examination.

  • Q3: How can I get the reading material for the Executive Education Program in General Management?

Ans: Books / CDs are mostly distributed during campus visits. Reading material (pre/post session) is also shared regularly through the online Learning Management System.

  • Q4: What happens in case I am not able to complete my program with the current batch?

Ans: In case a participant fails to maintain the minimum attendance criterion or is unable to complete the program with the current batch, he/she will be given the opportunity to re-join with one of the next two batches after paying the requisite fee, provided the program is being offered at that time. If a participant fails to complete the program even in the next two batches, his / her registration will automatically get canceled.

  • Q5: Is the IIM Kozhikode Degree UGC approved?

Ans: No, the degrees are not currently approved by UGC.

  • Q6: Which are the teaching methodology for distance learning at IIM Kozhikode?

Ans: The institution utilizes Interactive Onsite Learning where instructors at IIMK studio share their knowledge with students all over the world. This technique uses high-quality videos and audios to pass the information.

  • Q7: Will I be required to attend any lectures physically at IIM Kozhikode?

Ans: No, students are not required to attend lectures at the institution. However, participants in the distance learning program must attend Interactive Onsite Learning sessions at least thrice per week in locations of their choice.

  • Q8: Which cities can I access the Onsite Learning Sessions?

Ans: The school uses the services of HughesNet Global Education Classrooms that provide flawless data connectivity and telecommunication services. Students can attend these sessions in more than 300 centres which include Lucknow, Delhi, Bangalore, Cochin, Mumbai, Kolkata, Hyderabad, Trichy, Coimbatore, Chennai, Madurai, Jaipur, Patna, Vadodara, Pune, Trivandrum, Chandigarh, and Visakhapatnam.

  • Q10: How flexible are the Onsite Learning Sessions?

Ans: All the sessions are scheduled after working hours to allow working professionals to attend without interfering with the working schedule.

  • Q11: Is working experience mandatory for the distance learning programs?

Ans: In most of the programs, candidates must have a minimum of 3 years of work experience. However, this requirement may vary from one program to the next. As such, interested candidates are advised to check the institution’s website for the exact details about respective programs.

  • Q12: Will I get a fee refund in case I decide to discontinue my distance studies?

Ans: Yes, students are entitled to get a refund of their fee if they discontinue their studies a month after registration. Any request for a refund that does not follow the laid down procedure will be rejected.

  • Q13: How will I access the assignments and other learning materials?

Ans: All students can access their hardcopy learning materials through courier. E-books and other e-learning materials will be accessible online after the student clears all the school fees.

  • Q14: Should I send my original documents during the application process?

Ans: No, candidates are advised against sending any original document at any stage of study at IIM Kozhikode. The institution will not be liable for loss of any original document.

  • Q15: How are the assignments distance learning students administered?

Ans: IIM Kozhikode has an assignment portal that is accessible to students after the payment of all the required fee. Lecturers will upload the assignments in time and the students will be expected to send them for marking within the stipulated deadline.

  • Q16: Is the school of distance learning at IIM Kozhikode approved/recognized?

Ans: Yes, IIM Kozhikode distance learning is recognized by the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India. 

Contact Details

  • Indian Institute of Management Kozhikode
  • IIMK Campus P. O., Kozhikode, Kerala, India
  • PIN – 673 570
  • Phone: +91-495-2809100
  • Fax: +91-495-2803010-11

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