Spread over about 111 acres of land, the Indian Institute of Management Kozhikode, is situated on two hillocks in the Kunnamangalam Area of ancient city of Calicut in Kerala. Boasting of one of the most picturesque and oxy-rich campuses in the country, the world class infrastructure includes air-conditioned classrooms, guest care areas and LAN/WAN connectivity which enables every IIMK resident to be exposed to a wholesome experience. Managed by a dedicated regular administrative staff of 66, it is one of the most efficient Institutions in the country, which knows how to keep balance sheet green and keep all the stakeholders happy. With its roots dating back to 1996, the Indian Institute of Management Kozhikode (IIMK) was the fifth IIM to be established in the country. The first batch of 42 students were admitted in 1997 and the Institute has since grown tremendously over the years with a current batch strength of 384 odd students, making it the fastest growing management school in the country.IIMK pioneered the Interactive Distance Learning (IDL) Program for working executives in India, started with 300 class contact hrs in 2001-02.The Two year-long Executive Post Graduate Programme in Management is the most rigorous programme available in the country having around 810 class contact hours with Accreditation of AMBA (Association of MBAs).