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RGIIM Shillong Fellow Program in Management FPM 2018

RGIIM Shillong FPM 2018


Rajiv Gandhi Indian Institute of Management (RGIIM), Shillong, invites applications for admission to Fellow Program in Management (FPM) Program for the academic year 2018


The Fellow Program in Management (FPM) is a doctoral level program of RGIIM Shillong. The Program is meant for scholars with curiosity in knowledge related to management studies


The FPM at IIM Shillong is planned to be globally recognized, and would be a premier source of rigorous, and inter-disciplinary research in all areas of management


Areas of Specialization

Economics and Public Policy; Marketing Management; Finance and Accounting, Information Systems; Operations Management and Quantitative Techniques; Organizational Behaviour, Human Resource and Communication; Strategic Management; Sustainability, Corporate Social Responsibility & Ethics


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Eligibility Criteria

Candidates must possess one of the following qualifications to apply for IIM Shillong Fellow Program in Management:

A Masters Degree in any discipline, with at least 55% marks (50% marks for SC/ST/PWD), with a Bachelors degree/ equivalent qualification with at-least least 55% marks (50% marks for SC/ST/PWD) after a minimum of three 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 (50% marks for SC/ST/PWD) obtained after completing higher secondary schooling (10+2) or equivalent (or);

A professional qualification like CA, ICWA, CS, with at least 55 percent marks (or)

A 4-year/8-semester Bachelors degree with at least 60% marks (55% marks for SC/ST/PWD) or equivalent grade point average

Those in their final year of Masters or Bachelors degree (B.E/B.Tech) in any discipline can also apply. Such candidates have to complete the requirements for the course before 30th June 2018 and produce the original certificates/mark sheets by 31st December 2018


Selection Process

Candidates who fulfill the eligibility criteria stated above and who cleared the Common Admission Test (CAT) held by the IIMs

Alternatively, those who have valid GATE, GRE, GMAT and JRF (UGC/CSIR) examinations till 05th March 2017 can also apply in the relevant area of specialization

Candidates who have already obtained a two-year PGDM from any of the IIMs with a minimum CGPA of 6.0 on a 10-point scale or equivalent are exempted from this requirement, and can apply directly through the prescribed Application Form

Short-listed candidates on the basis of their academic record and performance in the qualifying examinations mentioned above will be called to Shillong for a personal interview for final selection in April 2018 and the successful candidates will receive offers by June 2018



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


Financial Support

Candidates selected for the Fellowship Program are given a financial support, which covers their research requirements and modest living

All students admitted to the program are given fellowship and contingency allowance up to four years. Students are provided with a fellowship amounts of Rs.20000/- per month during 1st year; Rupees 25,000 per month for 2nd & 3rd Year and Rs.30000/- per month in the 4th year, subject to the clearance of Comprehensive Examination and submission of thesis proposal



The students have to pay the following expenses:

i. Caution Deposit (refundable): Rs.10,00/-*

ii. Mess Charges: As per actuals

This is a one time fees payable during the time of Registration



Applicants have to submit completed Fellow Program application form online. Printed copy along with supporting documents and application fee in the form of DD of Rs.1000/- to be sent to the office. Application fee in not applicable for SC/ST Candidates


Important Dates

Link for the application form opens from:  28th December 2017

Link for the application form closes on: 28th January 2018

Last Date for receiving filled-in FPM Applications Forms: 16th February 2018

For more details, please visit website www.iimshillong.in


RGIIM Shillong

Rajiv Gandhi Indian Institute of Management, Shillong, Mayurbhanj Campus, Nongthymmai, Shillong-793014, Phone: 0364-230-8039/8000, Email: fpm@iimshillong.in, Website www.iimshillong.in


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

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