IIM Kozhikode PGP – Finance Admission 2020: Eligibility, Fee, Cut off, Process; Last Date - March 31


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March 7, 2020
IIM Kozhikode 2 years full time Post Graduate Program in Finance (PGP-Finance) program is a unique offering and is designed to equip students to pursue careers in the financial world, in domains such as corporate finance, investment banking, and wealth management. Fresh graduates with 50% marks with valid score in CAT 2019 /GRE/GMAT can apply for admission. The last date to apply online is March 31, 2020
IIM Kozhikode PGP Finance Admission 2020

Indian Institute of Management Kozhikode (IIMK), one of the top six IIMs, offers a two year full time Post Graduate Program in Finance (PGP-Finance). The program is a unique offering by IIM Kozhikode and is designed to equip students to pursue careers in the financial world, in domains such as corporate finance, investment banking, and wealth management. Admission Open - Apply Now

Finance Professionals: Need of India
To actualize its full growth potential, India, one of the fastest growing major economies in the world with a large market size, depends on a strong and dynamic financial services sector. A steady demand from this sector for skilled and motivated individuals with expertise in finance always exists. With the vision to innovate and excel in business education, Indian Institute of Management Kozhikode (IIMK) has introduced an innovative Post Graduate Program in Finance (PGP-Finance) to equip candidates with the necessary skills to lead the growth in the financial services sector.

Applications for admissions to PGP-Finance are open and will be accepted online till March 31, 2020.

PGP Finance Program USPs

  • The program is developed in consultation with the key stakeholders in the core finance and allied services industry
  • PGP-Finance aspires to meet the significant unmet industry need that exists in India and South Asia
  • PGP-Finance at IIMK is benchmarked against similar global programs in terms of program content and coverage
  • The program provides the participants a strong grounding in the Indian context through means of immersive courses, interaction with industry leaders and on-site/ trading floor visits.
  • The program aims to equip young graduates with knowledge and skills necessary for a successful career in the core finance, fintech, banking and financial services industry.
  • PGP (Finance) is a two year six term programme with in in-depth coverage of core finance topics in first year followed by advanced courses and electives in second year. 
  • IIM Kozhikode will also provide assistance for internship and final placements.

IIM Kozhikode Placements
PGP-Finance Batch classes are yet to commence. IIM Kozhikode will provide assistance in placement for PGP-Finance students. The recent placement 2020 for the flagship PGP batch at IIM Kozhikode has recorded higher salary packages from top recruiters.

Placement 2020: Highlights

  • Average salary up by 12%, goes up to Rs.23.08LPA from Rs.20.6 LPA last year
  • Median salary up by 12.4%, increased to Rs.20.8 LPA from 18.5 LPA last year
  • Top 50% of the students bagged an average CTC of 26.69 LPA, a 12.5% increase from the last year
  • Largest batch size of 418 students
  • 5 students opted out of the placement process
  • 22.4% Rise in Number of Recruiters
  • 131 total recruiters
  • 48 new recruiters
  • Top recruiters include Accenture, Amazon, Asian Paints, Bain & Co., Bajaj Auto, BCG, Capgemini,  Cognizant, Deloitte, EY, Goldman Sachs, HSBC, HUL, JPMorgan, Microsoft, Nomura, Pidilite, PwC, Reliance, RPG, Samsung, Sony, TAS, TATA Sky, Tolaram Read More

Fully Residential Program
PGP-Finance at IIM Kozhikode is a completely residential program. Boarding and Lodging will be provided to all the students

PGP-Finance Program fee
The 2 years PGP Finance program fee is Rs.20,50,000 at IIM Kozhikode. In addition the student has to pay an amount of INR.25,000/- as Caution Deposit and INR.2,000/- as Students Welfare Fund Collection during the time of registration. Further, he/she has to remit INR. 25,000/- towards mess and students activities deposit before commencement of each term.

Important Dates for Admission

Online application opened
December 31, 2019
Last date for submission of application
31st March 2020
Written test/Interviews dates
During April / May 2020
Declaration of results
May / June 2020
Classes commence
July 2020
Course conclude
March 2022

PGP Finance Admission Eligibility Criteria

  • Applicants must hold a duly recognized bachelor’s degree/post-graduate in any discipline with minimum 50% marks or equivalent CGPA.
  • The applicant must also possess a valid score in CAT 2019 /GRE/ GMAT
  • SC/ST/PWD candidates are allowed a relaxation of 5% in the minimum mandated marks.
  • The candidates appearing for the final year of Bachelor's degree/equivalent qualification examination and those who have completed degree requirements and are awaiting results are also eligible to apply.

Admission Open - Apply Now

Admission process
IIM Kozhikode will adopt a three-stage selection process for the admissions to PGP-Finance:  Stage-I (Online application), Stage-II (Shortlisting of the candidates), Stage-III (Writing Ability Test and Personal Interview).

The three stage admission process consists of following steps:

  • Step 1: Registration of candidates meeting the minimum eligibility criteria
  • Step 2: Shortlisting for Personal Interview (PI), and Writing Task. The IIM Kozhikode faculty committee will review the online applications and a shortlist of candidates in each category will be prepared based on their CAT/GRE/GMAT score, academic performance, work experience and gender diversity score.
  • Step 3: Final Shortlist. The short-listed candidates will have to appear for the Writing Task, followed by a Personal Interview (PI).

WAT & PI Centers in Final Selection
IIM Kozhikode will conduct WAT & PI process in Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Bangalore and Kozhikode.

Admission Open - Apply Now

How to Apply for Admission?
Application process is online. The application should be submitted with an application fee of Rs. 2000/- to be paid online along with application submission

iim pgp finance admission

Step by Step Application Process
You can fill and submit your PGP-Finance Application in following 4 steps online:

iimk pgp finance admission

IIM Kozhikode Cut off & Shortlisting Criteria for PGP-Finance
A category wise shortlist will be prepared based on Aggregate Index Score (AIS). The AIS is computed on the basis of performance in the verbal section of entrance exam (CAT/GMAT/GRE), academic performance in class X & XII, work experience and gender diversity score

Minimum Cut offs for Shortlisting
The candidates should meet the following minimum cut off percentile score in CAT 2019, GMAT, GRE  exams and class 10 & 12.

CAT/GRE/GMAT Sectional Percentile
SSC/X Class Percentage
HSC/XII Class Percentage

IIM Kozhikode joined the family of IIMs in 1996 with its first PGP batch of 42 students in 1997 and has grown over the years with a batch strength of 356 odd students making it the fastest growing management school in the country. IIM Kozhikode has a strong International Exchange Programme for students and faculty with several leading Management Institutes in EU and ASEAN countries like SDA Bacconi, Jonkoping, Sweden, Copenhagen Business School, Denmark, ESCAP-EAP, France; University of Queensland, Austria, Victoria University of Wellington among others.

IIM Kozhikode is ranked 8th in the MHRD NIRF 2019 Rankings and 9th in MBAUniverse.com Rankings 2020 among top 100 B-schools in India. Accredited by AMBA, IIM Kozhikode is housed in the most picturesque and oxy-rich campuses in the country. The infrastructure includes air-conditioned classrooms, guest care areas and LAN/WAN connectivity. It is considered as one of the most efficient Institutions in the country.

IIM Kozhikode is led by its Director Dr Debashis Chatterjee, a pioneer in the field of Asian models in leadership. He is credited with transforming IIM Kozhikode from an obscure regional school to an institution of national impact and global recognition.

Admission Open - Apply Now

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