Post Graduate Program – Liberal Studies & Management (PGP LSM)

IIM Kozhikode: Indian Institute of Management

Post Graduate Program – Liberal Studies & Management (PGP LSM)
Course Type:
Tuition Fee:
INR 15,00,000
24 Months
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Course Highlights
  • The program is designed to integrate and equip participants to pursue careers in managerial roles in marketing, human resource management, media, social enterprise, hospitality, healthcare or in other people facing roles. These are the roles that require a holistic perspective and ‘Diversity of thoughts’ which PGP-LSM aims to develop
  • PGP-LSM is a unique offering, with the primary objective to prepare future managers by enabling them to acquire emotional, cultural, and creative intelligence
  • The PGP-LSM is a two-year (six term) full time programme that provides in-depth coverage in terms of lessons from liberal studies and core management principles in the first year followed by advanced courses and electives in the second year.
  • The programme also has a module on International and Rural immersion that the participants need to engage with in term IV (second year).
Exams Taken
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 should have prescribed minimum sectional cutoff marks in each of the applicable sections 80 in Verbal and 50 in other sections

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: March 31, 2020

Important Dates
Last date to apply for admission:
March 31, 2020
Cut off accepted:
80.00 percentile
Last date to apply for admission:
March 31, 2020
Cut off accepted:
80.00 percentile
Interview & GD Process
Seats: Not available

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