Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad (IIM- Ahmedabad) has started the admission process for Fellow Program in Management 2016-17. The candidates who are willing to take admission in IIM Ahmedabad’s FPM course may apply from 11th Sep 2015 to 15th Jan 2016.
The Fellow Program in Management is the doctoral program in Management.
The programs admits those dynamic students who have intellectual curiosity in research programs. The main motive of this program is to prepare students for a bright career in academics or research fields. It also provides a general management overview and develop basic skills for analyzing managerial problems.
The students pursuing FPM from any management colleges are required to qualify an exam to demonstrate that they have reached a level of proficiency in the area of specialization.
1. Course Name – Fellow Program in Management
2. Course Areas
Food & Agribusiness
Innovation and Management in Education
Finance & Accounting
Personnel and Industrial Relations
Production and Quantitative Methods
Public Systems Group
Who can apply?
The candidates who are having-
A Master’s Degree in any discipline, with at least 55 percent marks.
A Bachelor’s degree/equivalent qualification with at least 50 percent marks obtained after a minimum of three years of education after completing higher secondary schooling (10+2) or equivalent (OR)
Five year/four year Integrated Master’s Degree program in any discipline, with at least 55 percent marks.
A professional qualification like CA, ICWA, CS, with at least 55 percent marks.
A 4-year/8-semester Bachelor’s degree with at least 60 percent marks or equivalent grade point average.
Fellowship and Expenses
IIM-A provides students a comprehensive fellowship of INR 29,400/- (Slab A) for first and second year, which covers all academic expenses including tuition, computer, library, medical insurance, placement and alumni fees, and in addition includes a monthly subsistence allowances.
After when students have qualified the comprehensive exam, IIM-A offers fellowship of INR 31,800/- (Slab B) and INR 35,300/- (Slab C).
In addition to above expenses, a Contingency Allowance of INR 25,000/- per year (for five years) is also offered to cover research expenses, expenses on books, photocopying etc.
Students are entitled to get upto an amount of INR 1,75,000/- for attending international conference/workshop/summer school during their entire tenure with FPM system (maximum 5 years).
IIM-A also provides accommodation to all the students in dormitories.
A fixed number of houses for married students are available on campus.
In case on campus accommodation is not available, married students may be permitted to stay off campus.
How to Apply?
Candidates are required to apply Online.
1. Application Fee – INR 500/-
2. Mode of Payment – Application Fee can be paid through IIMA gate way.
Candidates are required to take CAT or a standard test to take admission in Fellow Program of Management Colleges.
|Food & Agribusiness||UGC-JRF/GRE/GMAT|
|Innovation and Management in Education||GRE/GMAT/GATE|
|Finance & Accounting||GRE/GMAT|
|Personnel and Industrial Relations||GMAT/GATE/GRE/UGC-JRF|
|Production and Quantitative Methods||UGC-JRF in Mathematical Sciences / GMAT / GATE / GRE|
|Information Systems||GMAT / GATE / GRE|
|Public Systems Group||GRE/GMAT/GATE/UGC-JRF|
The candidates should have scored 50% in their bachelor’s degree.
Scores of CAT 2013, 2014 and 2015 are considered valid for application to the Fellow Program in Management in 2016.
Candidates will be short listed and called for an interview at Ahmedabad during March-April 2016 for final selection on the basis of their performance in CAT or the standard test in lieu of CAT, academic background, and experience.