IIM Raipur RAT 2016 | EFPM Research Aptitude Test

IIM Raipur RAT 2016 - Admission Policy for Executive Fellow Program in Management (EFPM)

Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Raipur announces admission for Executive Fellow Programme in Management (EFPM) commencing in 2016 through RAT 2016. The notification for IIM Raipur EFPM Research Aptitude Test RAT 2016 has been announced.

Important Dates

Application Deadline: 29th February 2016 (Monday)

Research Aptitude Test (RAT) & Personal Interview (PI): 08th April 2016 (Friday)

Final Result Declaration: 22nd April 2016 (Friday)

Last Date of Offer Acceptance with Commitment Fee: 05th May 2016 (Thursday)

Last Date of First Term Fee Submission: 25th May 2016 (Wednesday)

Registration and Inauguration of the Program: 11th June 2016 (Saturday)

First Day of Classes: 13th June 2016 (Monday)


IIM Raipur in preparing the admission for its 4th EFPM Batch 2016. IIM Raipur’s EFPM aims to admit individuals with exceptional academic background, strong motivation to do research


Candidates applying for IIM Raipur’s EFPM Program must have one of the following qualifications obtained from any of the universities incorporated by an act of the central or state legislature in India or other educational institutions established by an act of parliament or declared to be deemed as a university under section of 3 of UGC Act 1956 or possess an equivalent qualification recognised by the Ministry of HRD Govt. of India, or an equivalent qualification from an Institution approved by AICTE

A Master’s degree in any discipline, with at least 55 percent aggregate marks or equivalent grade point average (or);

A PGP/EPGP/PGPWE from IIMs with minimum grade point equivalent to 6.0 out of 10 point scale (with no ‘F’s and not more than two ‘D’s in the first year of PGP) (or);

A Professional qualification like CA, ICWA, CS with at least 55% aggregate marks or equivalent grade point average (or); A five year/four year Integrated Master’s degree program in any discipline, with at least 55% aggregate marks, obtained after completing higher secondary schooling (10+2) or equivalent (or);

A Four Years/Eight Semester bachelor’s degree (BE/B.Tech) with at least 60% aggregate marks or equivalent grade point average (and);

Work Experience: Minimum 7 years of managerial/entrepreneurial/professional experience as on 01st June 2016 after graduation; the program is open to all nationalities (and);

Age: Age should not be more than 55 years as on 01st June 2016

Selection Process

Test Score (CAT/GRE/GMAT/GATE/UGC-JRF) cut-off to shortlist for PI; the CAT/GRE/GMAT/GATE/UGC-JRF percentile will be used for shortlisting candidates for PI

RAT: If a candidate does not have above score, he/she has to appear Research Aptitude Test (RAT) to be conducted by IIM Raipur

Personal Interview: Upon being shortlisted as per the score of entrance, test the candidate has to appear for a personal interview at IIM Raipur in front of the Doctoral Research Committee (DRC)

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

How to Apply

The completed application for admission to the EFPM 2016 programme shall include the following:

The application form can be downloaded from IIM Raipur website www.iimraipur.ac.in. If a candidate wish to apply for more than one area, separate application form along with all other required documents and DD (if applicable) is required. A candidate can apply maximum of two areas

Test Score Card: Candidates are required to submit any one of CAT/GRE/GMAT/GATE/UGC-JRF (last 3 years) score card along with their application form. If a candidate does not have above score, he/she has to appear Research Aptitude Test (RAT) to be conducted by IIM Raipur. The RAT will be in the pattern of CAT

Candidates who have already obtained a PGP /EPGP/PGPWE from IIMs are exempted from the above mentioned testes

Application Fee

A Demand Draft of Rs.500/- in favor of Indian Institute of Management Raipur, payable at Raipur is required along with application form; there is no application fee for SC/ST/NC-OBC/DAP applicants who submit an attested copy of SC/ST/NC-OBC/DAP certificate

For any query, please contact: Email: [email protected]

Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Raipur

IIM-R, GEC Campus, Sejbahar, Raipur-492015, Tel.: 0771-2772500, Email: [email protected], Website www.iimraipur.ac.in