The Indian Institute of Management, Raipur has invited applications for admission to Fellow Programme in Management (FPM) for the new academic year. IIM Raipur’s doctoral programme aims to admit individuals with exceptional academic background, strong motivation and discipline, and potential to become excellent researchers at international level. It is expected that research scholars will come from a variety of disciplines ranging from social sciences and humanities to physical sciences and engineering. Applicants are evaluated on their past academic achievements, motivation and preparation for the programme, letters of recommendation, scores on standard tests, and a personal interview with the faculty.
Candidates must possess one of the following qualifications to apply for IIM Raipur’s doctoral programme:
Master’s degree in any discipline, with at least 55 % marks or equivalent grade point average.
Professional qualifications like CA, ICWA or CS with at least 55 % marks or equivalent grade point average.
Five year/four year Integrated Master’s degree programme in any discipline, with at least 55 % marks, obtained after completing higher secondary schooling (10+2) or equivalent.
4 years/8 semester bachelor’s degree (B.E./B.Tech.) with at least 60 % marks or equivalent grade point average
Those in their final year of Masters or Bachelor’s degree (B.E /B. Tech) in any discipline can also apply. Such candidates have to complete the requirements for the course before the specified date and produce the original certificates/mark sheets within stipulated time.
Age Limit: Candidate must not be more than 55 years as on June 1st 2016
Candidates who have appeared/are appearing for the CAT/GRE/GMAT/GATE/UGC-JRF (two years from the date of the standard test and should be valid on the deadline of submission of the application form) will be shortlisted on the basis of the details in the application form and the scores of tests as detailed below. Only the shortlisted candidates will then be called for interviews on 4th & 5th April, 2016 at IIM Raipur Campus.
a. Business Policy & Strategy : CAT/GRE/GMAT/GATE/UGC-JRF (in relevant discipline)
b. Economics & Business Environment : CAT/GRE/GMAT/GATE/UGC-JRF (in relevant discipline)
c. Finance and Accounting : CAT/GRE/GMAT/GATE/UGC-JRF (in relevant discipline)
d. Information Technology & System : CAT/GRE/GMAT/GATE/UGC-JRF (in relevant discipline)
e. Marketing : CAT/GRE/GMAT/GATE/UGC-JRF (in relevant discipline)
f. Operations Management : CAT/GRE/GMAT/GATE/UGC-JRF (in relevant discipline)
g. Organizational Behaviour and HRM : CAT/GRE/GMAT/GATE/UGC-JRF (in relevant discipline)
Candidates residing outside India could choose to take any of the above tests (depending on the area to which they are applying) or appear for GMAT. The doctoral programme accepts test scores that have been taken in the last two years.
Candidates with PGP from IIMs are exempted from above mentioned tests. However, the candidates must have completed PGP in last 10 years with a minimum grade point equivalent to 6.5 out of 10 scale, with no Fs & not more than two Ds in the 1st year of PGP.
How to apply
Application form for admission to FPM can be downloaded from the IIM Raipur website http://www.iimraipur.ac.in. The completed application received by the Admissions office will be compiled and submitted to the Admission Committee for the screening of application. Admission Committee will then evaluate the applications that have been submitted, and invite a select group of candidates for personal interviews. The completed application for admission to the doctoral programme shall include the following:
i. FPM application form
ii. Copy of Test Score
iii. Supporting Documents
iv. Application fee.
Last date of receiving application form: February 4, 2016 (Thursday)
Personal Interview: April 4 & 5, 2016 (Monday and Tuesday)
Result declaration: April 22, 2016 (Friday)
Last Date of Acceptance of Admission Offer with Acceptance Fee: May 05, 2016 (Thursday)
Registration & Inauguration of the Programme: June 23, 2016 (Thursday)
First day of classes: June 27, 2016 (Monday)
For more information, visit http://www.iimraipur.ac.in.