IIM Lucknow Fellow Program in Management PhD 2018

IIM Lucknow FPM Doctoral Program 2018


IIM Lucknow invites applications from scholars for admission to the Fellow Program in Management (Doctoral Program) the 19th batch commencing in June 2018


FPM (Doctoral Program) Areas of Specialization:

Agri-Business Management, Decision Sciences (Operations Research/ Statistics), Business Environment (Economics), Finance and Accounting, Human Resources Management, Information Technology and Systems, Marketing, Operations Management, Strategic Management


Duration of the Program

Students are expected to complete the program in four years; however, under special circumstances extension of two more years may be granted. FPM is full time residential Program



Eligibility Criteria

Candidates for the program should have one of the following qualifications: A Masters’ degree or its equivalent in any discipline with minimum 55% aggregate marks (or); A Bachelor’s degree in engineering with 60% marks or equivalent grade point average (or);

Any professional qualifications such as CA, ICW & CS with a minimum 55% aggregate marks Candidates must have secured a minimum of 55% marks in all their public examinations starting with the secondary level

Those who are appearing for their final year examination in the current academic year may also apply; however, their admission to the program will be provisional subject to their successful completion of all requirements for obtaining the relevant degree before 30th June 2018


Age Limit

Applicants must not be more than 55 years of age as on 30th June 2018; further candidates over 55 years would not be provided financial support from the Institute


Selection Process

Applicants who fulfill the eligibility criteria stated above are required to take Common Admission Test (CAT) held by the IIMs. Alternatively, those who have a valid GATE/GRE/GMAT or JRF (UGC/CSIR) examinations can also apply in the relevant area of specialization. Scores of any of these examinations including CAT taken during the last two years (i.e. on or after 01 July 2017) will be considered valid

Applicants already holding a one/two/three year-full-time classroom based PGDM from any of the IIM/WMP of IIM Lucknow with a minimum CGPA of 6 on a 10 point scale or an equivalent 3.0 in 4.0 point scale and a corresponding letter grade “B” would be exempted from taking one of the exams listed above, and can apply directly through the prescribed Application Form

Such exempt scholars are also eligible to get a waiver of the I year course work and can directly join the II year of the Program

The applicants short-listed on the basis of their academic record and performance in the competitive exams mentioned above will be called to Lucknow for a personal interview for final selection in April 2018 and the successful applicants will receive offers by mid-May 8
Admission to the program is open to overseas applicants including NRIs and foreign nationals. Their admission will be based on GMAT/GRE scores obtained within previous one year


Financial Support

All resident Indian scholars admitted to the program are given fellowship and contingency allowance up to four (Three years in case of exempt scholars)years and six months

They are provided with a fellowship stipend of Rs 25000/- per month during I and II year and Rs.30000/- per month subject to completion of Comprehensive Examination in III year and submission of thesis proposal in IV year



Applicants may download the FPM Application Form from IIM Lucknow website www.iiml.ac.in

An applicant is eligible to submit applications to a maximum of two areas. In such cases, two sets of the application forms, one for each area, with all supporting documents (including copies of mark sheets and certificates of all public examinations starting from 10th, experience certificate, relevant score card, age proof, etc) attached separately with each form may be sent together in one envelope

Completed application forms along with a draft of Rs.1000/- (Rs.500/- for SC/ST applicants) drawn in favor of IIM Lucknow payable at Lucknow should be sent to the following address : Administrative Officer (FPM), Indian Institute of Management, Lucknow, Prabandh Nagar, IIM Road, Lucknow-226013, India


Important Dates


Last Date for Receiving Completed Application Forms is 31st January 2018


IIM Lucknow

Indian Institute of Management, Lucknow, Prabandh Nagar, IIM Road, Lucknow – 226 013, India, Phone No.: 091-522-2736762 (Direct), Fax: +91-522-2734005 and 2734025, Email: [email protected], Website: www.iiml.ac.in


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