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IIM Kozhikode Post Graduate Programme in Business Leadership (PGP-BL)

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IIMK PGP-BL is a one-year, full-time, residential program that will have as integral elements, a global immersion module, a constant industry engagement and placement assistance. The program is divided into five terms of 8 to 9 weeks.

PGP-BL program will have an academic instruction capsule that will provide young professionals with a condensed dosage of domain knowledge in all the critical and essential aspects of business. This will be accentuated by the following:

  • A global immersion module that combines an international business school experience as well as industry exposure in other countries.
  • Partner organizations that will facilitate student working on live in-course or across-term projects, in domains that can also students's specialization preferences.
  • A capstone module that includes a structured orientation to the key attributes of ethical and

International Immersion

IIMK PGP-BL includes a dedicated 2-week global immersion module at a premier European or American business school. This will provide the students, a definitive international experience that involves both academic instruction as well as experiential and cross-cultural learning, including visits and interactions with key local businesses.

One of the objectives of this module is to broaden students' knowledge about various aspects of managing businesses in a multicultural environment, especially in a rapidly changing global environment.


Eligibility Criteria

  • Graduates in any discipline with minimum 50% or equivalent CGPA
  • Minimum 3 years work experience after completion of graduation (and preferably less than 7 years)
  • A valid GMAT/CAT score

Admission process starts with submission of online application. Once the online applications are submitted, IIMK faculty committee would review the application, shortlists candidates for interview

based on various criteria. Interviews are conducted in Delhi, Mumbai, Bengaluru, Kolkata & Kozhikode.


Application Fee

Rs 2000 (Rupees Two Thousand Only). The Application fee is non-refundable and payable at the time of submitting the application online.

Program Fee

Rs 22,50,000 (Rupees Twenty Two Lakh Fifty Thousand Only). This fee includes

  • Program delivery
  • Books and instruction material
  • In-campus hostel accommodation
  • Access to all in-campus facilities such as the library
  • Mess/Canteen charges
  • Travel and stay related expenses for the international immersion
Fees Schedule

Rs 7,50,000 Rupees Seven Lakh Fifty Thousand Only) will be payable at the time of registration and the balance in three instalments.

Financial assistance is normally available through most scheduled banks to support the fee payment.