PGP From IIM Indore Vs PGP From IIM-Kozhikode – A Comparative Guide

IIM Indore and IIM Kozhikode are often compared to each other. Both the institutes have their own advantages and disadvantages. Students must make a choice as per their priorities.


PGP in Management from IIM Indore

Batch size – Approximately 550 students which include around 100 students from the Integrated Program in Management.

Electives Offered

  • Economics
  • Finance & Accounting
  • Information Systems
  • Marketing
  • OB & HR
  • OM & QT
  • Strategy
  • Communication
  • Humanities & Social Sciences

City Indore has a better connectivity in terms of transportation. Also, due to close proximity to the industrial city of Pithampur, Indore has frequent industry interaction sessions.  

Life at IIM I Apart from academics, students participate in various events, committees, industrial visits and festivals throughout the program. The Rural immersion Program at IIM I exposes students to life in rural Madhya Pradesh. The Himalayan Outbound Program is one of the unique features of this program. From rock-climbing, rappelling and river rafting, to yoga and pranayama, the Himalayan Outbound Programme offers a mix of physical and psychological experiential tasks for the students.

Exchange Program IIM I gives students an opportunity to undertake full-time study for one or two semesters at any of its international partner institutes.

Check out placements for IIM Indore – Summer Placement and Final Placement


PGP from IIM K

Batch Size Approximately 350 students

Electives Offered –

  • Economics
  • Finance, Accounting & Control
  • Humanities & Liberal Arts in Management
  • Information Technology & Systems
  • Marketing Management
  • OB & HR
  • Quantitative Methods & Operations Management
  • Strategic Management
  • Inter Disciplinary


City While the beauty of Kozhikode and the campus is breathtaking, it is a difficult place to access for recruiters and visiting faculties. The city also lacks industrial development. Despite these factors, IIM K students have been excelling in their professional lives.

Life at IIM K Students have a busy life with academics, clubs, committees, events and festivals throughout the year. TEDxIIMKozhikode is one such event organised by the students. IIM K also has a special Entrepreneurship Cell to encourage students to start their own businesses.

Exchange Program IIM K offers exchange programs for students and faculty with their partner institutions.

Check out placements for IIM Kozhikode – Summer Placement and Final Placement – Latest Final Placement Report for IIM Kozhikode wasn’t provided by the b-school.