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IIM Lucknow EFPM Admission 2018 - Dates, Application

IIM Lucknow announces Executive FPM Admission 2018 (6th Batch)


Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Lucknow invites applications for admission in Executive Fellow Program in Management (EFPM) (Doctoral Program with Working Executives) for the academic year 2018-19


Area of Specialization
Agri-Business Management, Business Environment, Business Communication, Decision Sciences, Finance & Accounting , Human Resource Management, Information Technology & System, Marketing Management, Operations Management, Strategic Management, Sustainable Management


Important Dates

Submission of complete Application Form:                                          31st March 2018
Personal Interviews (Tentative):                                                              May/June, 2018
Announcement of Selected students (Tentative):                                 June, 2018
Acceptance & Submission of First Fee Installment (Tentative):        June, 2018
Commencement of Program (Tentative): July, 2018


Eligibility Criteria

The Candidates for the program should have one of the following qualifications obtained from any of the Universities in corporate by an act of the central or state legislature in India or other educational institutions est. by an act of parliament or declared to be deemed as a university u/s 3 of UGC Act, 1956, or possess an equivalent qualification recognized by the Ministry of HRD, Govt. of India, or an equivalent qualification from an institution approved by AICTE

  • A Masters' degree or its equivalent in any discipline with minimum 55% aggregate marks (or, its equivalent in terms of CGPA). OR
  • A CA, ICWA, CS or equivalent degree with a minimum 55% aggregate marks (for Finance area) In addition
  • All candidates should have a minimum of 55% marks in all their public examinations starting with the secondary level.
  • They should be currently employed in full time job
  • They should have at least seven years of executive/managerial/academic experience in the relevant area as on 31st May 2018.


Age Limit

Candidates must not be more than 55 years of age as on 31st May 2018


Selection Procedure

Applicants who fulfill above eligibility criteria would be required to have valid test score of CAT/ GRE/ GMAT/GATE and JRF/NET (UGC/CSIR)

  • Scores of any of these examinations taken during the last two years (i.e., after 01 April 2016) would be considered valid. Applicants who have already obtained PGDM equivalent degree (PGP/IPMX/WMP) from any IIM or AACSB/AMBA/EQUIS accredited educational Institutes in India and abroad (with a minimum CGPA of 6.0 on a 10-point scale) would be exempted from this test score requirement
  • Applicants who are MBAs from non-accredited educational Institutes but have at least one research publication in a journal of category C and above as per ABDC (Australian Business Deans Council) rating are also exempted from the test score requirement
  • Candidates having valid test score as mentioned above or PGDM equivalent degree from IIMs or AACSB/AMBA/EQUIS accredited educational Institutes are eligible to apply for 2nd year of EFPM program
  • Candidates, who are appearing for CAT / GRE / GMAT/GATE and JRF/NET (UGC/CSIR), may fill in relevant parts of EFPM application form and provide in EFPM admission application information on these tests
  • The candidates short-listed on the basis of their academic record and performance in the competitive examinations mentioned above will be called to any one of IIM Lucknow campuses (Lucknow/Noida) for personal interview in May/June 2018
  • Successful candidates will receive offers and the program is expected to start by the middle of July 2018


Reservation for eligible categories will be as per Government of India rules applicable for doctoral program at the time of admission

Course Fee
Registration Fee: Rs 50,000/- (Non-refundable acceptance fee)
1st Yr.: Rs 2, 00,000/-
2nd Yr.: Rs 1, 50,000/-
3rd Yr. Rs 1, 00,000/-
Total: Rs 1, 00,000/-
After three years of program, the candidate will pay Rs 50,000/- per year as course fee in the sub sequent years


Application Procedure

The EFPM application form can be downloaded from the website www.iiml.ac.in

  • Before filling this application form read the instructions and program details provided Online at https://www.iiml.ac.in (Executive FPM Announcement)
  • A candidate is eligible to submit applications to a maximum of two areas. In such cases, candidates who choose to apply to two areas are required to submit separate application forms with all supporting documents, to be sent together
  • Please enclose copies of 10th, 12th and graduation, post-graduation mark sheets along with each set of the form. Also enclose a copy of Scorecard of CAT / GATE / GMAT / GRE, JRF/NET (UGC/CSIR) if needed. If shortlisted, all certificates (originals) should be produced at the time of interview.
  • Completed application forms along with a draft of Rs 1000/- (Rs.500/- for SC/ST candidates) drawn in favor of IIM Lucknow payable at Delhi should be sent to the EFPM Office Indian Institute of Management, Lucknow (Noida Campus), B-1, Sector 62, Noida-201307. No additional fee is needed for applying to two areas
  • Duly filled in application form along with a draft of Rs.1000/- (Rs.500/- for SC/ST Candidates) must reach the following address on or before 31st March 2018

For more information refer our website Link: www.iiml.ac.in/efpm_announcement_web.pdf


IIM Lucknow

EFPM Office, Indian Institute of Management Lucknow Noida Campus, B1, Sec-62, Noida–201307, INDIA, Tel.: 0120-6678408 Fax: 0120-6678506 Email: efpm@iiml.ac.in, website: www.iiml.ac.in


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