MBA for Working Executives at IIMK Kochi Campus; Apply by October 25
Indian Institute of Management, Kozhikode has invited applications for admission to the Master of Business Administration (MBA) program offered at Kochi Campus for working executives aspiring for leadership positions in their organizations.
The programme contents and pedagogy aims at building competencies that will enable participants to progress to senior positions and add value to their organizations.
The Programme will be conducted as a two year face-to-face programme. In the first year of the program, foundation courses are offered in four quarters (of 10 - 13 weeks each) to a total of 380 hours of instruction. In the second year along with compulsory courses, electives courses, Business Plan Proposal Project, and Capstone Simulation are offered in 370 hours of instruction. Two immersion modules will be conducted at lIM Kozhikode Campus, one in each year of the program. On successful completion of the programme, participants would be awarded the title ‘Master of Business Administration’.
The Evening Batch will have classes from 7 pm to 9.45 pm on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday. The Week-end Batch will have classes on Saturday (4 pm to 9.45 pm) and on Sunday from 9 am to 3.30 pm.
Programme Highlights include (i) General Management Focus (ii) Convenient format (iii) Internationally recognized MBA (iv) Innovative Pedagogy & Faculty (v) Experienced and diverse Participant Group (vi) Alumni status of IIMK (vii) IIMKLive (viii) Provision for taking a break.
Eligibility: Applicant should have a Bachelor's Degree or its equivalent in any discipline with minimum 50% aggregate mark (40% for SC/ST/PwD) or equivalent CGPA.
Applicant should also have 3 years of managerial/ entrepreneurial/ professional experience after successful completion of graduation as on 23rd November 2019. Work experience before completion of graduation will not be considered for calculating total work experience. Internship/articleship for courses such as CA/CS/ICWAI will not be considered as experience. Entrepreneurs (owner of a registered company operating of a minimum of 3 years) need to submit proof of tax reruns of the enterprise for the previous three years along with the application.
Selection & Admission Procedure: All eligible applicants are required to undergo the selection process, which consists of a written entrance test, Executive Management Aptitude Test (EMAT) followed by personal interview. EMAT Entrance Test & Personal Interview will be on 23rd/24th November 2019.
A candidate can seek to qualify for the interview by attending any of the following examinations: CAT / GMAT / EMAT. Candidates with valid CAT score (Minimum 75 percentile) or GMAT score (Minimum 650 Score) will be directly considered for the interview. Such candidates are not required to attend EMAT. Score obtained for CAT / GMAT should not be older than 1 year from the date of EMAT-2019 (23rd November 2019). All eligible candidates are required to produce the original academic & experience records for verification mentioned in the Annexure-I on the date of Personal Interview. Normally EMAT & Interview will be conducted on the same day and candidates will be called for EMAT/Interview on any one of the two days scheduled (23rd, 24th November 2019). Candidates are required to ensure their availability for attending the EMAT/Interview on both the days. Candidates who do not attend the EMAT/Interview as per schedule communicated will not be considered for further selection process.
EMAT (Executive Management Aptitude Test) EMAT would assess the logical reasoning, numerical and verbal ability of candidates, necessary for successful completion of the programme. The test will be of one hour duration consisting 40 questions. There will be three separate sections on (i) Quantitative Ability (ii) Data Interpretation & Logical reasoning and (iii) Verbal ability.
Kochi will be the centre where EMAT will be conducted. Additional Centre’s at Trivandrum and Kozhikode will be available only if there are requests from at least 10 or more candidates.
EMAT/CAT/GMAT score is considered only as a preliminary screening process for selection of applicants. Those applicants who satisfy the minimum cut off for EMAT or a minimum of 75 percentile in CAT or a minimum score of 650 in GMAT will be considered eligible for the next stage of selection process. The CAT and GMAT scores should not be older than 1 year as on date of EMAT (23rd November 2019). EMAT Cut off will be 25% (10 out of Maximum 40 marks) for General; 20% (8 out of Maximum 40 marks), for OBC (NC) and SC; 18% (7 out of Maximum 40 marks) for ST/ PwD.
The selection will be based on the interview marks of the applicants satisfying the EMAT/CAT/GMAT requirements. The mark of the interview process will be standardized to offset the panel differences. Accordingly the minimum cut off for interview will be on the standardized marks. Cut off for interview will be 25% (15 out of Maximum 60 marks) for General, 20% (12 out of Maximum 60 marks) for OBC (NC), 15% (9 out of Maximum 60 marks) for SC/ST/PwD.
Admission will be based on a merit list prepared with applicants fulfilling the criteria for Aptitude Test and Interview. Securing only minimum score in one of the above does not entail admission.
Application: Online application can be submitted at https://iimk.ac.in/kochi/EPGP/EPGPAdmission2019/login.php latest by 25th October 2019.
Application Fee: Application fee is Rs. 2000/- to be paid online using Net Banking, Credit Card / Debit Card.
Selection List will be announced on 6th December 2019.
For more details and to apply online visit https://iimk.ac.in/kochi/EPGP/AdmissionNotification.php