IIMA Fellow Programme in Management FPM 2018

IIM Ahmedabad announces Fellow Programme in Management (FPM) 2018

 

Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Ahmedabad, has published the notification for Fellow Programme in Management (FPM) admission 2018

 

FPM admits students who have a strong academic background, are highly motivated and who have the intellectual curiosity to undertake original research. The doctoral programme prepares students for a career in academia or research positions in industry

 

Details of IIM Ahmedabad PFM Admission 2018 application form, eligibility criteria, selection process, fee structure are given on this page to make it convenient for candidates who are interested in IIM Ahmedabad FPM Admission 2018

 

Areas of Specialization

Candidates can apply to the following areas of specialization: (1) Business Policy, (2) Economics, (3) Finance & Accounting, (4) Food & Agribusiness, (5) Human Resource Management, (6) Information Systems, (7) Innovation and Management in Education, (8) Marketing, (9) Organizational Behaviour, (10) Production and Quantitative Methods, and (11) Public Systems

 

Eligibility

Candidates must possess one of the following qualifications:

A master’s degree in any discipline, with at least 55% marks, with a bachelors degree/ equivalent qualification with at-least 50% marks obtained after a minimum of 3-years of education after completing higher secondary schooling (10+2) or equivalent (or);
Five year/four year Integrated masters degree program in any discipline, with at least 55% marks, obtained after completing higher secondary schooling (10+2) or equivalent (or); A professional qualification like CA, ICWA, CS, with at least 55% marks (or)
A 4-year/8-semester bachelor’s degree with at least 60 percent marks or equivalent grade point average

 

Selection Process

Candidates applying to the Fellow Programme in Management are required to take the Common Admission Test (CAT) or a standard test in lieu of CAT. For NRIs and Foreign students this standard test is the Graduate Management Aptitude Test (GMAT)

Standard Test Score not required if an applicant is:

- PGP Alumni of any IIM

- PGPX/PGP-PMP Alumni of any IIM where such courses are offered (Part-time/evening/week-end/Distance Learning Programmes of IIM are NOT considered)

Different areas of IIMA have specified different standard tests that candidates applying to the Fellow Programme in Management in their areas can take in lieu of CAT. These standard tests are given in the following:

a) Standard Test in lieu of CAT *

b) Business Policy - GRE/GMAT

c) Economics - GRE/GMAT

d) Finance & Accounting - GRE/GMAT

e) Food & Agribusiness - UGC-JRF (Economics/Development Studies/Development Economics/Business Economics/ Management) ICAR-SRF (PGS – merit list for award of SRF)/GRE/GMAT

f) Human Resource Management - GMAT/GATE/GRE/UGC-JRF in relevant discipline

g) Information Systems - GMAT / GATE / GRE

h) Innovation and Management in Education - GMAT/ GRE/ GATE/ UGC-JRF in relevant discipline; Marketing - GRE/GMAT
Public Systems Group - GRE/GMAT/GATE/UGC-JRF (in relevant discipline)

* Valid for two years from the date of the standard test and should be valid on the deadline of submission of the application form

Scores of CAT 2015, 2016 and 2017 are considered valid for application to the Fellow Programme in Management in 2018

Candidates will be short listed and called for an interview at Ahmedabad during March-April 2018 for final selection on the basis of their performance in CAT or the standard test in lieu of CAT, academic background, and experience

 

Fellowship & Expenses

IIMA provides a comprehensive fellowship that covers all academic expenses including tuition, computer, library, medical insurance, placement and alumni fees, and in addition includes a monthly subsistence allowance of Rs.31200/- (Slab A) for first and second years, Rs. 33,700/- (Slab B) after completing comprehensive exam and Rs. 37400/- (Slab C) after submitting the TAC approved thesis proposal

A Contingency Allowance of Rs. 25000/- per year (for five years) to cover research expenses, expenses on books, photocopying etc. are also available to all students. Students are entitled to get upto an amount of Rs.175000/-

 

Application  

Application Form and Brochure will be available online www.iimahd.ernet.in

Candidates can fill-up the application form online and is eligible to apply for a maximum of three Areas. An application fee of Rs. 500/- can be paid through IIMA gate way. The last date for submitting the application will be January 22, 2018

 

Important Dates

 

Link Open for Online Application from 15th September 2017

 

Last Date for Submission of Application Forms: 22nd January 2017

 

Interviews for short listed candidates: March/April

 

For more details, visit the IIMA, www.iimahd.ernet.in

 

Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Ahmedabad

Programmes Officer, Fellow Programme in Management, Indian Institute of Management, Vastrapur, Ahmedabad-380015, (Phone No.: 079-66324638/39), Website www.iimahd.ernet.in

 

For any query,  candidates are requested to check the official website  .

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