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October 9, 2009

IIM Bangalore Fellow Programme in Management (FPM)

IIM Bangalore

Fellow Programme in Management (FPM)

FPM in Organisational Behaviour and Human Resource Management
FPM in Corporate Strategy and Policy
FPM in Economics and Social Sciences
FPM in Finance and Control
FPM in Marketing
FPM in Production and Operations Management
FPM in Quantitative Methods and Information Systems
FPM in Public Policy and Public Systems


Candidates should have

1. A Master's Degree in any discipline, (10+2+3+2 pattern) with at least 55 percent marks.


2. A professional qualification like CA, ICWA, CS, with at least 55 percent marks.


3. A 4 year / 8 - semester Bachelor's degree (10+2+4 pattern) with at least 60 percent marks.

We encourage candidates to submit valid test scores from either CAT (2009), or GRE/ /GMAT/GATE/JRF/SRF/NET. But will also accept applications without any test score. Candidates taking the Graduate Record Examinations (GRE) must have the official result reported to the Indian Institute of Management Bangalore (IIMB). The GRE code number for IIMB Fellow Programme in Management is 7385.

Condition: The Master's degree or equivalent qualification/Bachelor's degree or equivalent qualification should be: (a) from any of the Universities incorporated by an act of the central or state legislature in India or other educational institutions established by an act of Parliament or declared to be deemed as a University under section 3 of UGC Act, 1956; or (b) recognized by the Ministry of HRD, Government of India. The Bachelor's Degree or equivalent qualification obtained by the candidate must entail a minimum of three years of education after completing higher secondary schooling (10+2) or equivalent.

Candidates who are in the final year of their Master's/Bachelor's Programmes that would make them eligible can also apply. Such candidates, if selected, will be allowed to join the programme provisionally only if they submit a certificate latest by June 30, 2010 from the Principal/Head of the Department/Registrar or Director of the university/institute (issued on or before June 30, 20 10) stating that they have appeared for the examinations (including practical examinations) in all the subjects required for obtaining the master's/bachelor's degree/equivalent qualification. Their admission will be confirmed only when they submit the mark sheet and a certificate of having passed the master's/bachelor's degree/equivalent qualification referred to in the certificate issued by Principal/Registrar of their college/institute. The deadline for submission of mark sheet and the certificate is December 31, 2010. Please note that those candidates who have applied on the basis of their master's degree will have to meet the 55% marks stipulation, and those who have applied on the basis of their bachelor's degree will have to meet the 60% marks stipulation. Non -fulfillment of these conditions will automatically result in the cancellation of the provisional admission.

Selection:- Suitable candidates will be called to Bangalore for a Research Aptitude Test (RAT) and interview for final selection. Selection will be based on applicant's performance in CAT/ GRE/ /GMAT/GATE/JRF/SRF/NET as applicable, past academic performance, work experience, and aptitude for research.

Duration of the Programme

There is no stipulated minimum duration for the programme. Some students have finished the program within 4 years in the past. The Institute provides financial support only upto five years. The maximum permitted period is 7 years.

How To Apply:

FPM application forms will be issued free of cost on request from 6th September 2009. Please write to the following address with a self addressed envelope size (9" x 12") affixed with stamps for Rs.75/- and a self addressed slip:

Application Form (Click here to download)

Admissions Office

Indian Institute of Management Bangalore
Bannerghatta Road
Bangalore - 560076

Last date for receipt of request for the application form by post is 20th January 2010.

FPM Application forms can also be downloaded from from 6th September 2009.

The completed application forms should be accompanied by a crossed demand draft of a nationalised bank for Rs.500/-drawn in favour of Indian Institute of Management Bangalore, payable at Bangalore. Completed application form must reach the above address on or before 29th January 2010. In case of any queries, write to or call 080-26993013 / 080-26993017

Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Bangalore
Bannerghatta Road
Phone-No: 91-80-26582450

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