Kozhikode, Kerala

Indian Institute of Management Kozhikode

by 104 Pratham Gulati 26 May 22, 2024

IIM Kozhikode Batch Profile: IIM Kozhikode hosts a vibrant community of students representing a variety of backgrounds, experiences and aspirations. The institute's commitment to foster talent through scholarships creates an environment where excellence thrives and dreams take flight. Let's have a comprehensive look into the dynamic batch profile at IIM Kozhikode and know about various scholarships provided by the institute to promote inclusivity and learning for all.

IIM Kozhikode Batch Profile 2023

These are some key highlights of the 2023 Batch of IIM-K. It will help you to get a fair idea of what a typical batch of IIM-K look like. In 2023 Batch 35% of the batch was female students showcasing its rich gender diversity and rest of the 65% of the batch were male students. 


Educational Background

Many students belonged to prestigious educational institutions such as IITs, NITs and SRCC. 42 students even had CA/CFA level qualifications. Most of the students were from Engineering background followed by Commerce and then Arts and Science.


Work Experience

The average work experience was of 19 months. Maximum people were in range of 2+ years of work experience. Most of the students had worked in IT/Analytics company followed by BFSI and Manufacturing sector. Some of the prominent companies where students had past experience were- Accenture, Amazon, Cisco, Oracle And Zomato.


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IIM Kozhikode Scholarships

Many Scholarships are made available for meritorious and needy students in the form of Merit-Based and Need-Based Financial Assistance. Various Central and State government scholarships , and also the scholarships by Private Corporate Organizations are present too.

Merit-Based Scholarships

The merit based scholarship is awarded by IIM Kozhikode to its first and second year student depending on their performance during one academic year. The ratio of scholarship provided is 1 for every 20 students in 1st and 2nd year.


Need Based Scholarships

In addition to merit-based scholarships, IIM Kozhikode also offers need-based scholarships to students from economically disadvantaged backgrounds. These scholarships aim to ensure equal access to quality education and support students in overcoming financial barriers to pursue their aspirations.Students with an annual family income of INR 8 lakhs or less in the previous financial year are eligible for this scholarship.Those who have availed an education loan from a commercial bank to fund his/her education are eligible for this scholarship too.

The scholarship is disbursed based on a financial score prepared by the Financial Aid Committee as mentioned below-

Financial ScoreScholarship Amount
>= 90100% of tuition fee
70 - 8975% of tuition fee
50 - 6950% of tuition fee
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Central Government Schemes

Top Class Education Scheme for SC Students

This scholarship is offered by the Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment, Government of India, to the students belonging to SC category based on annual parental income from all sources for the previous financial year. The maximum income limit is Rs.8,00,000/-. A total of 10 scholarships have been allotted to IIM Kozhikode till date.

National Fellowship and Scholarship for Higher Education of ST Students

This scholarship is offered by the Ministry of Tribal Affairs, Government of India to the students belonging to ST category, based on annual parental income from all sources for the previous financial year. The maximum income limit is Rs.6,00,000/-. There is no Institute wise/state wise/stream wise ceiling of number of slots.

Merit Cum Means Scholarship for Professional and Technical Courses CS

Offered by the Ministry of Minority Affairs, Government of India, to the students belonging to minority communities, who have secured not less than 50% marks or equivalent grade in the previous final examination. The maximum limit of income for the previous financial year is Rs.2,50,000. Muslims, Sikhs, Christians, Buddhists, Jain and Zoroastrians (Parsis) have been notified as minority communities.

Scholarships for Top Class Education for students with disabilities

Offered by the Ministry of Empowerment of person with disabilities, Government of India to the students with disabilities of 40% and above and having a valid certificate of disability as prescribed under rules issued by the competent authority-. The maximum limit of income of parents/guardians from all sources should not exceed Rs.8,00,000/-.

Prime Ministers Scholarship Scheme for the wards of Central Armed Police Forces, Assam Rifles & state police personnel Ministry of Home Affairs:

Offered by Ministry of Home Affairs, to the wards/ widows of CAPFs & AR. APFs & AR personnel died in harness/ election duty, wards or personnel disabled due to causes attributable to Govt. services and Wards of Ex CAPFs & AR personnel in receipt of Gallantry awards. Applicant should have minimum 60% marks in Minimum Entry Qualification (MEQ) i.e. 10+2/Diploma/Graduation or equivalent in case of new applicant.

State Government Schemes

Rajarshee Shahu Maharaj Merit Scholarship

Offered by the Government of Maharashtra. The applicant should be a domicile of Maharashtra state or should belong to the border of Maharashtra and Karnataka, and also should belong to the Maratha community. The annual family income of the applicant should not exceed Rs. 8,00,000/- from all sources.

Scholarship Scheme for Govt. of Tamil Nadu

Offered by Government of Tamil Nadu to the native students belonging to BC/MBC/DNC communities. The maximum limit of income is Rs.2,00,000/-.

Private Organization Schemes

IDFC First Bank MBA Scholarship

Offered by IDFC First Bank to the students who have secured admissions in B-schools on their own merit and whose income of the parents/guardians from all sources should not be more than Rs.6 lakhs per annum can apply for this scholarship. Open for Indian nationals residing in India only. Only students studying in 1st year of 2-year full-time MBA programs at selected MBA/PGDM colleges are eligible to apply for this scholarship program. The scholarship amount is Rs.1 Lakh per student, per academic year.

Mirae Asset Foundation (MAF) Scholarship

Offered by Mirae Asset Foundation to the meritorious and Needy students of the first year & second year of PGP whose combined family income is less than Rs. 8 lakhs. Scholarship amount of Rs. 5, 00,000/- per student will be awarded on the basis of interview conducted for the shortlisted candidates by the MAF.

Aditya Birla Group Scholarship

Offered by Aditya Birla Group. Top 20 students from the first year (selection of students will be based on the criteria laid down by the Aditya Birla group), are eligible to apply for this scholarship. The scholarship is awarded on the basis of written test and interview conducted by Aditya Birla Group. The scholarship awardees can continue receiving it in the second year as well if they are among the top 25 students as per the CGPA for the first year. Rs. 1,75,000/- per student is awarded as scholarship per year.

OP Jindal Engineering & Management Scholarship (OPJEMS)

Top 10 students from first year and second year of PGP are eligible for apply for this scholarship (selection of students will be based on the criteria laid down by the OP Jindal). Rs.1,50,000/- per student is awarded as scholarship per year.

Note- Students who are in receipt of more than one scholarship/stipend/grant/assistance must refund all except the one scholarship/stipend/grant/assistance chosen by them.

IIM Kozhikode Batch Profile FAQ's

What is the gender ratio in batch profile of 2022 batch at IIM Kozhikode?

There were 52% females and 48% males in 2022 batch comprising a total of 546 students.

What was the percentage of freshers in total batch strength of 2023 batch?

12% of the total batch strength was freshers.

What all types of scholarships are available at IIM Kozhikode?

There are need based and merit based scholarships. Alongwith it there are many scholarships provided by Centre , State and Private Companies.

Do private organisations also provide scholarship at IIM kozhikode?

Yes, there are many private companies such Aditya Birla Group, IDFC First Bank and Mirae Asset Foundation that provide scholarship at IIM Kozhikode.

Are there any state level scholarships available at IIM Kozhikode?

Yes, state- level scholarships such as Rajarshee Shahu Maharaj Merit Scholarship for Maharashtra students and Scholarship scheme for Government of Tamil Nadu for Tamil Nadu students is available.


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