IIM Bangalore FPM Admission 2019 – Application, Dates

Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Bangalore announces Fellow Program in Management 2019

IIM Bangalore FPM Admission 2019 – Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Bangalore invites applications for admission to Fellow Program in Management (FPM) for the academic session 2019


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About the FPM Program

  • The Fellow Program in Management (FPM) is the Doctoral Program of the Indian Institute of Management Bangalore (IIMB); the FPM at IIMB recognized as a rigorous research program in all areas of business management and public policy.
  • The Program is committed to training individuals to excel in their chosen areas of research through publication-quality work of international standards.


Areas of Specializations
The FPM Students specialize in one of the following areas:

  • Entrepreneurship
  • Decision Sciences
  • Economics & Social Sciences
  • Finance & Accounting
  • Information Systems
  • Marketing
  • Organizational Behaviour & Human Resources Management
  • Production & Operations Management
  • Public Policy
  • Strategy


Important Dates for IIM Bangalore FPM Admission 2019

  • Last Date of Application Submission: 14th January 2019
  • Date of IIMB Test: 03rd February 2019
  • Interviews Dates: 29th and 30th March 2019
  • Interview Centres: Bengaluru
  • Offers*: 02nd April 2019
  • Last Date of accepting Offer: 19th April 2019
  • Program Registration: 10th June 2019


Duration of the Program

  • Students are expected to complete the program within 5 years; the maximum duration of the program is 7 years


Eligibility Criteria for IIM Bangalore FPM Admission 2019

  • Candidates should have A Master’s Degree (bachelor’s degree obtained in 10+2+3 pattern, followed by a master’s degree) or a 5-year Integrated Master’s Degree (obtained after completing higher secondary schooling in 10+2 pattern) in any discipline, with at least 55* percent marks in the bachelor’s as well in the master’s degrees (OR)
  • A professional qualification like CA, ICWA, CS, with at least 50* percent marks (OR)
  • A 4 year/8 semesters Bachelor’s degree (10+2+4 pattern) with at least 60* percent marks
  • Candidates who are in the final year of their qualifying Programs that would make them eligible can also apply.
  • Such candidates, if selected, will be allowed to join the program provisionally only if they submit a certificate latest by 10th June 2019 from the Principal/Head of the Dept./ Registrar or Director of the University/Institute stating that they have appeared for the exams (including practical exams) in all the subjects required for obtaining the Master’s / Bachelor’s degree / equivalent qualification


Selection Procedure

  • Based on the information provided by the applicants, candidates will be shortlisted (on the recommendation of the respective areas) and called to Bangalore for an area specific written test and /or interview (see FPM 2019 Area wise Admission Process for details).
  • Interviews are expected to be held on 29th & 30th March 2019 (tentatively)
  • Candidates will be admitted to the program based on a combination of multiple parameters, as also specified by the respective areas. Parameters may include applicant’s performance in GMAT, GRE, CAT, GATE, JRF (NET) score, or IIMB Test (as applicable), past academic performance, work experience, area specific test and / or interview performance etc.
  • Candidates selected for admission are required to attend a Preparatory Course which is expected to be scheduled from late May through mid-June 2019. Registration for the programme will be on June 10, 2019.
  • We strongly encourage candidates seeking careers in academics to apply

Financial Support

  • FPM students in good standing will receive a stipend of Rs 29,300/- per month (in addition to tuition waiver) for up to four years and nine months to cover their living expenses
  • Start up grant (in year 1) of Rs 75,000 to meet expenses on purchasing hardware, software, etc
  • Contingency grant (annual, in years 2-5) of Rs 25,000 to meet expenses on purchasing hardware, software, etc
  • Post-Proposal stipend increment, monthly: Rs. 2000
  • HRA for those who live off-campus, monthly: Rs. 8500/- (single students); Rs 13,000 (married students)
  • International Conference grants of up to Rs 150,000 each towards a first accepted paper, and up to Rs 75,000 each for subsequent conferences (prior approval needed)


Application Form for IIM Bangalore FPM Admission 2019

  • The application form will be available at www.iimb.ernet.in
  • Applications can be submitted online till 14th January 2019. Please note that candidates can apply to a maximum of two areas of specialization
  • The application fee (non-refundable) is Rs.500/- for candidates applying with either of GMAT, GRE, CAT, GRE, JRF (NET) score and; Rs.1500/- for candidates opting to take the IIMB Test
  • For all the program, after completely filling the application and making payment SAVE AND SUBMIT the application. Do not forget to download a copy of the application (PDF) for your future reference. Status of your application appears on top of the first page of the downloaded application PDF

For more information visit the IIMB website: www.iimb.ernet.in


Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Bangalore

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