International Management Institute Delhi announces Admissions to Fellow Program in Management (FPM) for Session 2024, Apply Now


IMI Delhi Fellow Program in Management Admission 2024 – International Management Institute (IMI) New Delhi invites application for admission to 4 Years Doctoral Program (Fellow Program in Management-FPM) for the academic year 2024


Program Overview

  • The Fellow Program in Management is the doctoral program of the International Management Institute (IMI) New Delhi. The program mix involves critical core courses, in-depth and research based courses related to the domain interest of the candidate, individually pursued self-study courses and at the core lies the topic-of-individual-interest, that ultimately leads to the candidate’s thesis. The FPM scholars are expected to work closely in their areas of interest with the faculty members of IMI to further the existing repository of both theory and practice in the field of business management. The program accepts both full-time students and part-time students.


Areas of Specialization

  • The FPM scholars can specialize in any ONE of the following areas:
    • Economics & Business Environment
    • Finance & Accounting
    • Marketing
    • Organisational Behaviour & Human Resource Management
    • Operations Management & Quantitative Techniques
    • Strategy & General Management
    • Information Management & Business Analytics


Important Dates

  • Application Process : Ongoing
  • Application Deadline: 30 Mar, 2024
  • Interview Date: 13 April, 2024
  • Offer Release Date: 22 April, 2024


Eligibility Criteria

  • Applicant must possess any one of the following eligibility criteria
  • A Masters’ degree or its equivalent in any discipline with a minimum of 60% aggregate marks. Those in the final year of their post-graduation may also apply.
  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering with a minimum of 60% marks or equivalent grade point average. Those in the final year of their engineering degree may also apply.
  • A Bachelor’s degree plus any professional qualification such as CA, ICWA, CS, and CFA with a minimum of 60% aggregate marks.
  • In Addition Part Time students should have a minimum 5 years of relevant full time work experience.


Application Process

  • Eligible candidates can apply online only through official website

Instructions of online application:

  • User should create a new account while applying online
  • The login details will be used for filling the admission form and for checking the status of the application later.
  • After logging in successfully, the admission form will be displayed.
  • Applicants should complete the online application form and submit the same along with the admission fee which is non-refundable.


Selection Process

  • Selection will be based on
    • IMI Research Aptitude Test
    • Waiver of IMI Research Aptitude Test if any of the following tests taken in the last 5 years CAT/ GMAT/ GRE/ XAT/ NET/ NMAT
    • Research Interest Assessment Interview


Fee Waivers & Other Financial Support:


FPM Full-time [FT] students: The participants are awarded the following waivers and financial support


  • Tuition fee: 100% waiver of fee throughout the duration of program
  • Learning Resource fee: 100% waiver throughout the duration of program
  • Stipend: Eligible candidates will be awarded a stipend of INR 65,000/- per month. This stipend would be valid for four years from the date of joining the program.
  • Accommodation: FPM [FT] scholars can request hostel accommodation. The accommodation is subject to availability and is provided free of cost to the FPM[FT] scholar. Mess charges are chargeable as per the prevailing mess charges (on actuals).
  • Contingency Grant: The scholars would be eligible for a handsome total contingency grant of INR 90,000(@ 30000/- per annum). The grant would be available after the successful completion of the comprehensive examination. This grant may be used to cover incidental expenses like data collection, stationery, hardware/software and others.
  • Conference support: The institute also provides a cumulative grant of INR 1,50,000/- for presenting research papers at domestic and international conferences. The conference needs to fulfil the conference norms as laid down by the institute and is provided after the successful completion of the comprehensive examination.
  • Additional conference support linked to research output: The scholar who publishes in superior quality Peer Reviewed Journals will get an additional conference support grant of INR 2,00,000/- for every such Peer Reviewed Journal publication (granted after the Final acceptance of the publication has been obtained).
  • Note: Superior quality is as determined by IMI New Delhi journal quality categorization standards. This is a quality categorization that is significantly superior to the minimum quality categorization required to complete degree requirements. The Paper must be co-authored with an IMI New Delhi Faculty and the scholar must ensure the publication is submitted with the IMI New Delhi affiliation.


FPM Part-time students (academicians): The participants are awarded the following waivers:


  • Tuition fee: 50% waiver of fee throughout the duration of program
  • Learning Resource fee: 50% waiver throughout the duration of program  
  • FPM Part-time students (corporate executives): The participants must pay the fee as per the above schedule.

For more details and to apply online, please visit the official website