Post Graduate Program – Business Leadership (PGP BL)

IIM Kozhikode: Indian Institute of Management

Post Graduate Program – Business Leadership (PGP BL)
Course Type:
12 Months
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Admission 2020 : Apply Now

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Course Highlights
  •  PGP-BL is specially crafted to combine academic instruction with global exposure, and deep sensitization to critical aspects of leadership and responsible business, fashioned through a development regime that enables personalized learning and reflection.
  • This programme aims to provide industry 'on a platter', well-rounded managers with strong leadership potential - Capable, confident, multi-dimensional, empathetic, mindful and values-centric future leaders who can 'hit the ground running'.
  • A notable feature of this program is the infusion of Eastern values and timeless Indian leadership thought into the curriculum in a manner that can bring together the best of the East and the West in a holistic package
  • The coursework is rigorous and relevant and encourages practical application.
  • At the core, the PGP-BL program will have an academic instruction capsule that will provide young professionals with a condensed/intense dosage of domain knowledge in all the critical and essential aspects of business
  • A global immersion module combines an international business school experience as well as industry exposure in other countries
Exams Taken
CAT | GMAT | Other Entrance Exams
Work Experience
Not Applicable
Admissions Process


  • Graduates in any discipline with minimum 50% marks or equivalent CGPA
  • Must possess a valid score in CAT 2019 /GRE/ GMAT (In the case of GRE /GMAT the test has to be taken between 1 Jan 2019 to 20 March 2020)
  • The candidates must have minimum 3 years of work experience after graduation


Selection Process


Stage-I (Online application submission)

The admission process starts with submission of online application. Eligible candidates who have successfully completed the online application will be considered for stage-II of the selection process.

Stage-II (Shortlisting of the candidates)

In stage-II, a shortlist of candidates in each category will be prepared based on an Aggregate Index Score (AIS). The AIS is computed based on the performance in aptitude test (CAT/GMAT/GRE) , academic performance, work experience , suitability score for PGP-Finance and gender diversity score.

Stage-III (Writing Ability Test and Personal Interview)

The short-listed candidates will have to appear for Essay/Writing Task , followed by a Personal Interview (PI). IIM Kozhikode will conduct this process in the following cities in India; BENGALURU, DELHI, KOLKATA, MUMBAI, KOZHIKODE

Final Merit List

Category-wise merit list will be prepared based on the final scores. Admission offers will be made to candidates following the merit list as per the Government of India reservation norms. For details, candidates may refer to the detailed admission policy document



Last Date to Apply: April 30, 2020

Important Dates
Interview & GD Process
Essay writing | Personal Interview
Seats: Not available

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