IIM Bangalore Announces Admission to FPM programme for 2014
Institute: Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore
Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Bangalore is the third IIM which was established in the year 1973 after IIM Calcutta and IIM Ahmedabad. It is considered to be among the apex B-schools in India. IIM Bangalore is renowned for its research facilities and the scope it provides to the research scholars for management studies. IIM Bangalore has announced the admission for Fellow Programme in Management (FPM) for the year 2014.
Programme: Fellow Programme in Management (FPM)
Duration: The duration of the FPM or the doctoral programme generally take 4 to 4.5 years to finish the thesis work. However, total maximum allowed time to complete FPM is 7 years.
Intakes: Generally IIM Bangalore offers 2 to 6 students per area. There is no lower or upper limit in terms of number of intakes.
Stipend: IIM Bangalore offers a stipend of Rs. 24, 000 per month to the doctoral students.
Eligibility: According to IIM Bangalore, students or professionals who want to pursue a career in advanced research and academics (including teaching) are the ideal candidates for FPM. The applicant should have high scholastic ability, aptitude for research and excellent analytical skills. It is not mandatory for the candidates to have pursued MBA earlier. Students from diverse background are encouraged to apply for the programme.
Selection Procedure: The shortlisted candidates will have to appear for Research Aptitude Test (RAT) conducted by IIM Bangalore and Personal Interview. Some areas also conduct area specific written tests prior to interview. You can also apply through valid CAT, GMAT, GRE or GATE scores.
About RAT: RAT is a multiple choice test conducted for duration of 90 to 120 minutes. The areas which are tested are Quantitative, Analytical, Language and Research Skills.
Application Procedure: Click here for applying online. The application process is yet to start.
Important Dates: The application process will start from Sunday, September 1, 2014
The last date of application is Monday, January 27, 2014
Address: Indian Institute of Management
Bannerghatta Road, Bangalore, India
Pin Code: 560 076
Phone: +91-80-26582450 / 26993996