IIMA Ahmedabad FPM Admission 2019 Application, Dates

IIM Ahmedabad announces Fellow Program in Management (FPM) 2019

IIMA Ahmedabad FPM Admission 2019 – Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Ahmedabad, has published the notification for Fellow Programme in Management (FPM) admission 2019

About the IIMA FPM

  • FPM admits students who have a strong academic background, are highly motivated and who have the intellectual curiosity to undertake original research. The doctoral program prepares students for a career in academia or research positions in industry.
  • Details of IIM Ahmedabad FPM Admission 2019 application form, eligibility criteria, selection process, and fee structure are given on this page to make it convenient for candidates who are interested in IIM Ahmedabad FPM Admission 2019


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


Also See : MBA Admissions


Important Dates for IIMA FPM Admission 2019

  • Link open for Online Application from 12th September 2018
  • Last date for submitting Online Application 24th January 2019
  • Interviews for shortlisted candidates: March/April 2019


Eligibility Criteria

  • Candidates must possess one of the following qualifications:
  • A master’s degree in any discipline, with at least 55% marks, with a bachelor’s 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 for IIMA Ahmedabad FPM Admission 2019

  • 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:
  • Standard Test in lieu of CAT *
  • Business Policy – GRE/GMAT
  • Economics – GRE/GMAT
  • Finance & Accounting – GRE/GMAT
  • Food & Agribusiness – UGC-JRF (Economics/Development Studies/Development Economics/Business Economics/ Management) ICAR-SRF (PGS – merit list for award of SRF)/GRE/GMAT
  • Human Resource Management – GMAT/GATE/GRE/UGC-JRF in relevant discipline
  • Information Systems – GMAT / GATE / GRE
  • 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 2016, 2017 and 2018 are considered valid for application to the Fellow Programme in Management in 2019
  • Candidates will be shortlisted and called for an interview at Ahmedabad during March-April 2019 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.32,2800/- (Slab A) for first and second years, Rs. 35,400/- (Slab B) after completing comprehensive exam and Rs. 39,300/- (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 Process for IIMA Ahmedabad FPM Admission 2019

  • 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 gateway. The last date for submitting the application will be 24th January 2019


Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Ahmedabad

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