Farook Institute of Management Studies : Courses, Fees, Placements, Ranking, Admission 2023


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  • June 24, 2020: Admission applications to MBA programme is open.
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FIMS was established in 2015 and is promoted by the Farook College. The institute is approved by AICTE and is affiliated to the University of Calicut.

Farook College has been identified as the College with potential for excellence by the UGC and is accredited by with A grade NAAC in 2009. Farook College is the only college in Kerala to get selected by Ford Foundation, New York and received a major grant under its Project Campus Diversity Initiative.

FIMS offers an MBA programme in multiple specialisation at PG level. The institute has adopted a well-defined pedagogy with the help of various functional clubs such as Fintex (Finance Club), Markwiz (Marketing Club), Techmonks (I.T Club), Parivartan (HR Club) Open up (Social Media Club), and E-Cell (Entrepreneurship Club). Furthermore, the skill development process is ensured through 12 different clubs and cells, which are headed by the faculty.

FIMS has been awarded as the fourth-best B-School in Kerala by Business Standard Magazine, and seventh-best B-School in Kerala by Higher Education Review Magazine in 2018. Furthermore, the institute was also awarded as the fifth-best Private B-School in Kerala by Business Today Magazine in 2018.

Management Student Association (MSA) conducts several management events to sharpen the leadership, team building and soft skills in students. MSA also organises Outbound Training Programme to augment individual and group performance through experiential learning.

FIMS placement cell organises international study tour to help students with global exposure. In 2019, FIMS students visited Malaysia as part of their international tour.

FIMS is associated with various reputed industries such as CMA, CII North Chapter, Malabar Chamber of Commerce and NIPM to provide practical exposure to the students through guests lectures, projects, and industrial visits. The institute has also made academic and research collaborations with Saxion University, Netherlands.

The institute also provides a one-month long preparatory programme in subjects such as Mathematics, Communicative and Functional English, Behavioral Science and Accountancy to as an effective grooming exercise. It also offers a super specialisation programme that incorporates mobility in industry and corporate demands and is designed to ensure an in-depth study of market-specific areas. This programme is offered in three areas, namely Banking and Treasury Management, Digital Marketing, and Payroll Management.

The campus boasts of providing students with amenities such as modern classrooms and computer labs, library with more than 7000 books, 25 journals, and 20 different periodicals, canteen and cafeteria, separate hostels for boys and girls, auditorium, and indoor game facilities.

Farook Institute of Management Studies Highlights

Year of establishment




Campus size

3.5 acre

Recognised by

  • UGC
  • NAAC

Modes of education


Number of courses offered

1 course in 1 stream

Total no. of seats


Total amount of scholarships disbursed

Rs 50 LPA

Salary Offered (2019)

  • Highest
  • Average


Rs 7 LPA

Rs 4 LPA


University of Calicut

Official website


Gender intake


Application mode

Offline and Online

Total faculty


Farook Institute of Management Studies Admission Process

FIMS admission process can be completed through both online and offline mode. The application fee is Rs 750, which can be paid either in cash or through a demand draft in favour of FIMS Payable at Calicut. The admissions to FIMS are based on scores obtained in the entrance test, and GD-PI, and the proposition of weightage is 80:10:10, respectively. Aspirants seeking admissions to FIMS MBA programme can refer below:

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Farook Institute of Management Studies Courses

FIMS offers an MBA programme with dual specialisation, including finance, marketing, human resource, and international business at PG level. Furthermore, it offers MBA as super Specialisation course, where students are offered multiple specialisations such as Banking and Treasury Management, Payroll Management, and Digital Marketing. 

The MBA programme at the institute is a two-year full-time programme. Mentioned below is the key FIMS course along with eligibility criteria and fees:

CourseEligibility CriteriaAnnual Fee (in Rs)


-  Marketing

-  Human Resource

- Finance

Qualifying exams: KMAT/ CMAT/ CAT

Scores in Group Discussion

Candidates must have a bachelor’s/master’s degree in any discipline from a recognised university with a minimum aggregate of 50% (45% for SC/ST/OBC)


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Farook Institute of Management Studies Placements

FIMS placements are managed and headed by a separate placement cell, comprising of students and faculty placement coordinator. The cell conducts a series of employability skills training programmes, including aptitude test, group discussion, and personal interviews throughout the four semesters.

Furthermore, a placement drive is organised during the final semester with the active participation of recruiters from diverse sectors. Placements at the institute are also offered by international organisations like JALEEL, UAE, Grand, UAE, Media One, Oman, DXN Arabia, and a few more.

The institute has signed MOU with companies like Eastern Group, Peekay Steels, Parisons Group, and many more for internships and industrial visits. Many national and international companies such as PepsiCo India, SBI, AAI has been offering summer internship projects to students.

Mentioned below are the key details of FIMS placements in 2019:

  • On average 90% of the students got placed in a total of 35 companies
  • The highest salary package offered was Rs 7 LPA and the average package was Rs 4 LPA
  • The top recruiters who visited the campus to hire are Media One, KRS Group, PK Steel, Decathlon, and may more
  • Students were hired for impressive roles such as CEO
  • On average 98% of students interned in various companies such as Decathlon, PK Steel, and many more

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Farook Institute of Management Studies Scholarships

FIMS Scholarships are offered to meritorious students having excellent academic scores. As a part of platinum jubilee celebrations of Rouzathul Uloom Association (RUA), the parent body of Farook Group of Institutions, FIMS has introduced Moulana Abussabah Memorial Scholarship worth Rs 50 LPA for MBA programme.

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Frequently Asked Questions

FIMS was established in 2015.

FIMS is recognised and registered under UGC and has been accredited with 'A' grade by NAAC.

Candidates can register in both online as well an offline mode. They can visit the online portal and fill the application form for their desired course, lastly paying an application fee of Rs 750 through Net banking/ debit card/credit card or a demand draft in favor of FIMS Payable at Calicut.

Candidates are required to clear entrance exams KMAT/ CMAT/ CAT for admission to respective courses at FIMS.

Yes, FIMS is affiliated to the University of Calicut.

FIMS offers MBA in multiple specialisations such as Marketing, Human Resource, Finance, Banking, and many more.

The total fee for the course is Rs 88,000 p.a.

Some of the renowned recruiters hiring from FIMS include Media One, KRS Group, PK Steel, Decathlon, and may more.

The campus features spacious classrooms, a library, computer center and central computing facility, hostel, recreation and athletics center, sports complex, cafeteria, laboratories, and workshop.

FIMS has a Placement Cell that organises placement sessions such as guest lectures, communication skills programs, mock interviews to make students placement-ready.

FIMS has a total of 120 seats for MBA programme.