Established in 1996 by the Government of India in collaboration with the Government of Kerala, it aims to provide education, training, consulting and research facilities in management. It is a Central Autonomous Body registered under the Societies Registration Act XXI of 1860, and is managed by a Board of Governors. The Director is the Chief Executive Officer of the Institute. Spread over about 100 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 36, 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.