IIMK Kochi Campus

IIMK Kochi ClassroomIIMK Kochi campus is the satellite campus of the decorated Indian Institute of Management Kozhikode (IIM-K) at Kochi. IIM-K, India’s fifth IIM has been one of the giants of management education in India. IIM Kozhikode has multiple credits to its roll including becoming the FIRST AMBA acrredited IIM.

IIMK Kochi campus, located in Kerala’s financial capital, Kochi is becoming an epicentre of management education for executives in South India. At the IIMK Kochi campus, IIMK offers a two year AMBA accredited Executive Post Graduate Programme (EPGP) in Management and multiple Management Development Programmes.


The EPGP at the IIMK Kochi campus, has participants from diverse portfolios with an average experience of around 8.5 years, attending the classes in the physical classroom at IIMK Kochi’s classrooms at Infopark, Kochi. Particpants from Chennai, Bangalore, Trivandrum, Kochi, Madurai make the campus and the EPGP class a bustling centre of management thoughts. The EPGP course has its first batch passing out this academic year and has announced its invitation for the third batch.

The MDP courses offered at IIMK Kochi have provided focused and intensive managerial training and thoughts to the industry participants who come for the MDP programmes.

1996 The fifth Indian Institute of Management was founded in 1996 by Government of India in collaboration with Government of Kerala at Calicut.
1997 09th September: Classes for first batch of 42 students started at the temporary campus of the National Institute of Technology (NIT), Calicut.
2003 IIMK moves into the new hill-top campus. President Kalam graced the occasion. PGP intake increased to 120.
FDPs (Doctoral Programs) First programme started in 2000-01. In 2007-08, a total of 11 programmes (14 weeks) were held involving 2030 man-days. In all 297 faculty members across the country benefited from the same. In 2008-09, it will go upto 19 programmes of 21 weeks
MDPs First programme started in 2000-01. In 2007-08, a total of 14 programmes were held involving 3339 man-days. In all 297 executives across the country benefited from these MDP at IIMK during 2007-08 alone. A modern Management Development Program (MDP) complex to accommodate 200 participants is coming up soon.
2001 – Satellite Executive Programmes The Pioneering Online Executive Education Programmes in the country with one programme of a total of 300 contact hours, it has expanded to five programmes in 2007-08. These involve a total of 1350 contact hours.
2003 – Conferences and Workshops First conference was held in 2003 after shifting to the newly built campus. 15 conferences have been conducted in the last 5 years. Five conferences are scheduled to be held during December, 2008-May, 2009. By year 2011, capacity will be expanded to enable us to organize fully residential conferences for over 500 delegates at IIMK campus itself.
2007 – Ranked 4th IIMK ranked as the fourth best Management Institute in India (Source: Businessworld, 24 December 2007).
2013 – Kochi Campus Kochi Campus was established with a focus on developing managerial talent amongst executives through leveraging the knowledge base and resources thus bridgeing the gap between the theory and practice by strengthening it’s connect with industry, business houses, trade associations and other key stakeholders.
2014 – AMBA The regular EPGP program offered at IIMK Kochi Campus gets the prestigious AMBA accreditation.