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Program Highlights

The Fellow Program in Management (FPM) at IMT Ghaziabad is a full-time doctoral program designed for students, working executives and academicians with strong academic orientation, to undertake rigorous and original research. The program aims to develop outstanding research scholars for careers in academia, research, and consulting for the industry, government and social sector. FPM at IMT Ghaziabad is a four-year program during which scholars will undergo rigorous coursework comprising management courses, area specific courses and advanced courses. FPM program at IMT Ghaziabad is designed to give scholars a meaningful exposure to contemporary issues.

AACSB and NBA accredited institute

AICTE approved full time doctoral program

Experiential research training of international standards

Opportunity for interdisciplinary learnings and research

Duration of the program is 4-5 years

Competitive stipend of INR 60,000 Per month

Full time residential program

Prepares individuals for research, teaching and consulting jobs in the field management

Areas of specialisations

Faculty at IMT G

IMT Ghaziabad holds the rich diversity in the backgrounds of academia as well as corporate experience of faculty which further install in the students a continuous desire to achieve excellence. IMT Ghaziabad has 63 faculty members on its full time role including 06 Adjunct faculty members. 45 faculty members have industry experience, of which 05 Adjunct faculty members have vast experience of top positions in reputed companies. 53 faculty members have experience with academics prior to joining IMT Ghaziabad. 55 faculty members are PhD from top institutes/universities of the country including 16 from IITs/IIMs.

IMT Ghaziabad provides an excellent ecosystem for research. Generation and dissemination of knowledge is the primary focus of faculty at IMT Ghaziabad. During the last more than five years, our faculty members published 354 papers in national/ international refereed journals, 142 case studies, 60 articles in magazines/ newspapers etc. and 25 book chapters in edited volumes brought out by reputed publishers. Our faculty have authored 03 text books and 02 edited books and 13 other edited volumes, research and adapted books.

IMT Ghaziabad faculty members have presented 212 papers at various conferences and other academic events. They have won 28 awards for various types of contributions in Research, Teaching, etc. IMT Ghaziabad has its interdisciplinary bi-annual research journal, ‘Paradigm’, published by Sage, which is considered as a reputed journal in India and abroad.

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RESEARCH AND PUBLICATION

 Faculty ABDC Classification Reference
Juhi Gahlot Sarkar A* Sarkar, A., Sarkar, J. G., & S., S. (2021). Managing customers’ undesirable responses towards hospitality service brands during service failure: The moderating role of other customer perception. International Journal of Hospitality Management, 94(April). http://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijhm.2021.102873
Rakesh Kumar Singh A* Itani, O. S., Kalra, A., Chaker, N. N., & Singh, R. K. (2021). “Because you are a part of me”: Assessing the effects of salesperson social media use on job outcomes and the moderating roles of moral identity and gender. Industrial Marketing Management, 98(October), 283-298.
Rakesh Kumar Singh A* Kalra, A., Agnihotri, R., Singh, R. K., Puri, S., & Kumar, N. (2021). Assessing the drivers and outcomes of behavioral self-leadership. European Journal of Marketing, 55(4), 1227-1257.
Sita Mishra A* Mishra, S., & Malhotra, G. (2021). The gamification of in-game advertising: Examining the role of psychological ownership and advertisement intrusiveness. International Journal of Information Management, 61(December), 1-13.
Garima Saxena A Malhotra, G., Mishra, S., & Saxena, G. (2021). Consumers’ psychological reactance and ownership in in-game advertising. Marketing Intelligence & Planning, 39(6), 842-855.
Sandip Mukhopadhyay A Mukhopadhyay, S., & Whalley, J. (2021). The emergence and evolution of a disruptive platform ecosystem: evidence from the Indian mobile services industry. Electronic Markets, Vol. Published Online Issue Published Online. http://doi.org/10.1007/s12525-021-00495-y
Tripti Ghosh Sharma A Hollebeek, L. D., Sharma, T. G., Pandey, R., Sanyal, P., & Clark, M. K. (2021). Fifteen years of customer engagement research: a bibliometric and network analysis. Journal of Product & Brand Management, Vol. ahead-of-print Issue ahead-of-print. http://doi.org/10.1108/JPBM-01-2021-3301
 Faculty ABDC Classification Reference
Gunjan Malhotra A* Mishra, S., & Malhotra, G. (2021). The gamification of in-game advertising: Examining the role of psychological ownership and advertisement intrusiveness. International Journal of Information Management, 61(December), 1-13.
Kaustov Chakraborty A Chakraborty, K., Mukherjee, K., Mondal, S., & Mitra, S. (2021). A systematic literature review and bibliometric analysis based on pricing related decisions in remanufacturing. Journal of Cleaner Production, 310(August). http://doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2021.127265
Gunjan Malhotra A Mishra, S., Malhotra, G., Chatterjee, R., & Shukla, Y. S. (2021 (Published Online)). Impact of self-expressiveness and environmental commitment on sustainable consumption behavior: the moderating role of fashion consciousness. Journal of Strategic Marketing, Published Online(Published Online), Published Online.
Gunjan Malhotra A Mishra, S., Malhotra, G., & Saxena, G. (2021). In-store marketing of private labels: applying cue utilisation theory. International Journal of Retail & Distribution Management, 49(1), 145-163.
Kampan Mukherjee A Chakraborty, K., Mukherjee, K., Mondal, S., & Mitra, S. (2021). A systematic literature review and bibliometric analysis based on pricing related decisions in remanufacturing. Journal of Cleaner Production, 310(August). http://doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2021.127265
Kampan Mukherjee A Sanguri, K., & Mukherjee, K. (2021). Forecasting of intermittent demands under the risk of inventory obsolescence. Journal of Forecasting, 40(6), 1054–1069.
 Faculty ABDC Classification Reference
Richa Saxena A* Briscoe, J. P., …Saxena, R.,… Zikic, J. (2021). Here, there, & everywhere: Development and validation of a cross-culturally representative measure of subjective career success. Journal of Vocational Behavior, 130(October). http://doi.org/10.1016/j.jvb.2021.103612
Richa Saxena A Kase, R., …Saxena, R., …Zhangfeng, F. (2020). Career success schemas and their contextual embeddedness: A comparative configurational perspective. Human Resource Management Journal, 30(3), 422-440.
A. Uday Bhaskar A Baruch, Y., Bhaskar, A. U., & Mishra, B. (2020). Career dynamics in India: A two-wave study of career orientations and employability of graduates. Personnel Review, 49(3), 825-845.
Bindu Gupta A Gupta, B., Wang, K. Y., & Cai, W. (2021). Interactional justice and willingness to share tacit knowledge: perceived cost as a mediator, and respectful engagement as moderator. Personnel Review, 50(2), 478-497.
Richa Saxena A Andresen, M., …Saxena, R.,… Zikic, J. (2020). Careers in context: An international study of career goals as mesostructure between societies’ career‐related human potential and proactive career behaviour. Human Resource Management Journal, 30(3), 365-391.
 Faculty ABDC Classification Reference
Ritesh Pandey A* Bamel, U. K., Pandey, R., & Gupta, A. (2020). Safety climate: Systematic literature network analysis of 38 years (1980-2018) of research. Accident Analysis & Prevention, 135(February). http://doi.org/10.1016/j.aap.2019.105387
Ritesh Pandey A Hollebeek, L. D., Sharma, T. G., Pandey, R., Sanyal, P., & Clark, M. K. (2021). Fifteen years of customer engagement research: a bibliometric and network analysis. Journal of Product & Brand Management, Vol. ahead-of-print Issue ahead-of-print. http://doi.org/10.1108/JPBM-01-2021-3301
Ritesh Pandey A Gupta, R., Pandey, R., & Sebastian, V. J. (2021). International Entrepreneurial Orientation (IEO): A bibliometric overview of scholarly research. Journal of Business Research, 125(March), 74-88.
Malaya Ranjan Mohapatra A Mohapatra, M. R., Moirangthem, N. S., & Vishwakarma, P. (2020). Mobile Banking Adoption Among Rural Consumers: Evidence from India. American Business Review, 23(2), 300 – 315.
 Faculty ABDC Classification Reference
Santosh Kumar Shrivastava A Jadiyappa, N., & Shrivastava, S. K. (2021). Bankruptcy law, creditors’ rights, and cash holdings: Evidence from a quasi-natural experiment in India. Finance Research Letters, Vol. Published Online Issue Published Online. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.frl.2021.102261
Santosh Kumar Shrivastava A Jadiyappa, N., Sisodia, G., Joseph, A., Shrivastava, S. K., & Jyothi, P. (2021). Creditors’ governance, information asymmetry and debt diversification: evidence from India. International Journal of Managerial Finance, 17(2), 282-302.
Santosh Kumar Shrivastava A Jadiyappa, N., Joseph, A., Sisodia, G., Krishnankutty, R., & Shrivastava, S. K. (2021). Corporate social responsibility and cash holdings in India: Evidence from a natural experiment. Finance Research Letters, 39(March). http://doi.org/10.1016/j.frl.2020.101581
Santosh Kumar Shrivastava B Kumar, A., Shrivastava, S. K., Adlakha, A., & Vishwakarma, N. K. (2020 (ahead-of-print)). Appropriation of sustainability priorities to gain strategic advantage in a supply chain. International Journal of Productivity and Performance Management, Vol. ahead-of-print No. ahead-of-print ahead-of-print. http://doi.org/10.1108/IJPPM-06-2020-0298
Santosh Kumar Shrivastava B Shrivastava, S. K., & Ramudu, P. J. (2020). Bankruptcy Prediction and Stress Quantification Using Support Vector Machine: Evidence from Indian Banks. Risks, 8(2).
 Faculty ABDC Classification Reference
Kasturi Das A* Mehling, M. A., Asselt, H. V., Das, K., Droege, S., & Verkuijl, C. (2019). Designing Border Carbon Adjustments for Enhanced Climate Action. American Journal of International Law, 113(3), 433-481.
Rashmi Kumar Aggarwal A Kaur, R., Aggarwal, R., & Bhardwaj, N. (2021). Shift in Accountability of Intermediaries for Intellectual Property Violations: A Critical Analysis of Laws in the US, EU and India. European Intellectual Property Review, 43(8), 540-545.
Amrita Kamalini Bhattacharyya A Mukherjee, V., & Bhattacharyya, A. K. (2021 (Published Online)). Market competition, relocation and lobbying. Economics & Politics, Published Online(Published Online), Published Online.
V. J. Sebastian A Gupta, R., Pandey, R., & Sebastian, V. J. (2021). International Entrepreneurial Orientation (IEO): A bibliometric overview of scholarly research. Journal of Business Research, 125(March), 74-88.
 Faculty ABDC Classification Reference
Poonam Garg A* Garg, P., Gupta, B., Dzever, S., Sivarajah, U., & Kumar, V. (2020). Examining the Relationship between Social Media Analytics Practices and Business Performance in the Indian Retail and IT Industries: The Mediation Role of Customer Engagement. International Journal of Information Management, 52(June), 1-11.
Poonam Garg A Garg, P., Gupta, B., Chauhan, A. K., Sivarajah, U., Gupta, S., & Modgil, S. (2021). Measuring the Perceived Benefits of Implementing Blockchain Technology in the Banking Sector. Technological Forecasting & Social Change, 163 (February).
 Faculty ABDC Classification Reference
Rakesh Gupta A Gupta, R., Pandey, R., & Sebastian, V. J. (2021). International Entrepreneurial Orientation (IEO): A bibliometric overview of scholarly research. Journal of Business Research, 125(March), 74-88.
Vinayak Ram Tripathi A Tripathi, V. R., Popli, M., Ghulyani, S., Desai, S., & Gaur, A. (2021). Knowledge creation practices at organizational boundaries: the role of ICT in sickle-cell care for tribal communities. Journal of Knowledge Management, 25(3), 595-617.
Vinayak Ram Tripathi A Tripathi, V. R., Popli, M., & Gaur, A. (2022). Spirituality meets science: Impact of founders’ imprint on healthcare practices for marginal communities in India. Journal of Business Research, 138(January), 311-323.
Vinayak Ram Tripathi A Tripathi, V. R., Jha, H. K., Popli, M., Shah, P., & Desai, G. (2021). Clinic, community, and in-between: the influence of space on real-time translation of medical expertise by frontline healthcare professionals in marginal tribal communities. Journal of Professions and Organization, 8(3), 273-294.
 Faculty ABDC Classification Reference
Bhavna Bhalla A Sharma, K. K., Israel, D., & Bhalla, B. (2021). Does Previous work experience matter in students’ learning in higher project management education?. Engineering, Construction and Architectural Management, 28(1), 424-450.

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testimonials

Damini Gera

Human Resource Management- 2020 batch

The FPM Program at IMT prepares research scholars for the journey right from the first moment. The two-year of rigorous coursework gives a complete grasp of research as well as the necessary assistance for developing required abilities in a chosen area of specialty. The faculty support is the finest thing I have here since they are always willing to help and advise me with any of my ideas or work. In addition, the institute has supplied all the enhanced facilities as well as access to a rich collection of journals and research databases.

Abhijeet Tewary

Operations Management- 2021 batch

The structure in IMT is highly organized in research, academic and all the other forms. The rigour on research is quite high and there is an abundance of resources. The course structure for this course is quite comprehensive and it is delivered by a group of highly experienced faculties, who not only help us in academia but also help us in figuring out other aspects of life. The main attraction is the literature-rich library with all sorts of journals, books and magazines. Direct access to statistical databases has also been provided for additional benefits. To sum it up, I have embarked into an interesting journey so far.

Shubham Gupta

Marketing Management – 2021 batch

FPM program at IMT provides a challenging and rewarding educational experience. The clear program structure, rich content, demanding faculty and ongoing communication with participants is what has made this program a unique experience which has ignited the enlightenment for each of us. The stimulating research environment exposes FPM students to a wealth of opportunities and provides them with the necessary support to develop their skills according to their area of specialization. Participation in research seminars, conferences and research projects are the key factors that make this program exceptional.

Shreya

Financial Management – 2021 batch

In such short span IMT has given me a plethora of experiences in terms of research opportunity and research webinars and conferences. The campus infrastructure, library and accommodation facilities are excellent. We have world class faculties having many years of experience in research who are supportive and guiding us to deliver a better research output. Altogether, this program will have a remarkable impact on my academic career and shape me towards becoming a better researcher in future.”

MONTHLY STIPEND

The FPM program at IMT Ghaziabad provides students with numerous opportunities to build a career in academics as faculty members and research professionals/analysts. IMT Ghaziabad, a premier management institute provides one of the best financial stipends to FPM scholars. The FPM program at IMT G is a fully financial aided program which enables the participants to take care of their needs during their research journey and encourages them to pursue their prospective career/s. The stipend paid by IMT G is for a period of four years from the date of joining the program, or until the candidate joins employment, whichever is earlier. IMT Ghaziabad offers full time residential mode of study for the FPM scholars.

The scholars enrolled in FPM program are paid monthly stipend of INR 60,000/-.

Life at IMT G

fpm at IMT Ghaziabad

The diversity options inside IMT’s classrooms is mirrored by the spectrum of opportunities outside the class. These events and activities form a valuable part of the training and research at IMT. Moreover, the well-manicured green lawns in the campus refreshes you throughout your stay with a location proximity to capital of India that gives access to ample of retail shops and other facilities. IMT Ghaziabad has a good connectivity with Delhi through metro and other public transport facilities. Library and Computer Labs are open 24X7, to provide the best study support. Characteristics of campus:

  • Strategically located campus around financial, IT and business hub
  • A fully functional and hygienic mess area serving 4 meals a day
  • 24×7 canteen and café stall to satisfy refreshment needs
  • Guest-house to host campus guests including visiting professors and industry mentors
  • Wi-Fi enabled to ensure seamless learning and uninterrupted communication.
  • Extensive Collection of about 45000 books and 10000 journals in IMT Ghaziabad’s library

Career prospects

Academic Career

Post completing the FPM program in management, most of the doctoral students get opportunities to explore their career as Associate professors or assistant professors. An academic career revolves around research, writing and publishing; teaching and instruction; coaching and mentoring students; and consulting with industry, business, government, etc. The academic career also broadens the scope of networking through conferences where they can discuss their research work.

Corporate career

Doctorates are in high demand in industries and corporate world because of immense research work required in the era of competition and innovation. Due to proficiency in quantitative skills, a number of doctorates get an opportunity to explore in the areas of equity research and financial modelling firms. Moreover, their areas of specialisations give them a good scope in management verticals like marketing, strategy, finance etc.

Eligibility and Admission Cycles

Eligibility criteria

Master’s degree or equivalent in any discipline (minimum 60%) OR

Five-year integrated Master’s Degree Program in any discipline (minimum 60%) OR

A graduate degree with a professional qualification-CA/CMA/CS

Test scores of CAT/GMAT/GRE/UGC-NET *

* Test scores received during January 1, 2020 to December 31, 2021 will be considered valid for CAT/UGC-NET. The candidate can submit test score for GMAT and GRE from January 1 ,2020 – May 15, 2022.

Candidates applying to the FPM program should not exceed 45 years of age as on March 31, 2022

Note: Candidates who are in the final year of their Master’s program, will be allowed to join the program provisionally subject to the submission of a certificate, issued on or before September 30, 2022, from the head of the institution stating that he/she has completed all requirements for obtaining the degree. Their admission will be confirmed only when they submit the mark sheets, and a certificate of having passed the master’s/equivalent qualification referred to in the certificate issued by their college/institutes. The deadline for submission of mark sheet and the certificate is December 31, 2022.

Admission Cycle

Applications Open  December 23, 2021
Admission Phases Application closes Interviews Results out
Phase I March 1 2022 March 13 2022 1st week of April 2022
Phase II March 30 2022 April 16 2022 1st week of May 2022
Phase III April 30, 2022  May 15, 2022 1st week of June 2022
Phase IV May 15, 2022  May 21-22, 2022 1st week of June 2022

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FAQs

Please share details of the FPM program at IMT Ghaziabad?

FPM stands for the Fellow Program in Management. It is a Doctoral level program in management offered by the Institute of Management Technology, Ghaziabad and approved by AICTE.

What is the aim of the FPM program?

The program aims to develop outstanding scholars for careers in academia, research, and consulting for the industry, government and social sector.

Can Candidates holding a part-time Master's degree apply for FPM?

Candidates holding part-time Master’s degree are eligible to apply on the condition that they submit an equivalence certificate of their degree from AIU.

Is a qualifying exam mandatory?

Yes, one of the CAT/GMAT/GRE/GATE/UGC-NET qualifying examination’s scores is mandatory to apply. Test scores received during January 1, 2020, to December 31, 2021, will be considered valid. In case you are planning to take GMAT/GRE after January 1, 2020, you shall have to submit the score before March 31, 2022.

What are the Areas of specialization being offered by IMT-G?

Candidates can apply to the following areas of specialization for pursuing research:

  • Business Analytics
  • Business Communication
  • Economic Environment and Policy
  • Financial Management
  • Organizational Behavior & Human Resource Management
  • Information Technology Management
  • Marketing Management
  • Operations Management
  • Strategy, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship
Is there any fee to be paid by the candidate, if selected for admission?

Yes, selected candidates are required to deposit a security amount (refundable) and alumni fee (one time non-refundable) only. This fee has to be paid at the time of acceptance of the offer. Additionally, the candidates are required to pay academic fees per month for amenities and other charges. The details of fee payment will be emailed to the candidates in case they are offered an admission into the FPM program. Please keep checking the IMT Ghaziabad website www.imt.edu for all latest updates.

What is the degree/title that a scholar conferred on the completion of the course?

On successful completion of all requirements of the program, the scholar has conferred the title “Fellow in Management” at the annual convocation of the Institute.

Do FPM students get accommodation in the hostel?

FPM is a fully residential program, and the participants are being provided with modest accommodation with food and lodging facilities. No family accommodation would be provided to married candidates.

Is work experience required to apply for the FPM program?

No, work experience is not mandatory. The program is designed for students and academicians with strong academic orientation, to undertake rigorous and original research.

What are the eligibility criteria for admission to the FPM program?

A candidate applying to FPM at IMT Ghaziabad should satisfy one of the following:

  • Master’s degree or its equivalent in any discipline (minimum 60%)

Or

  • Five-year integrated Master’s Degree Program in any discipline (minimum       60%)

Or

  • A graduate degree with a professional qualification-CA/CMA/CS

Candidates who are in the final year of their Master’s program will be allowed to join the program provisionally subject to the submission of a certificate, issued on or before September 30, 2022, from the head of the institution stating that he/she has completed all requirements for obtaining the degree. Their admission will be confirmed only when they submit the mark sheets, and a certificate of having passed the master’s/equivalent qualification referred to in the certificate issued by their college/institutes. The deadline for submission of mark sheet and the certificate is December 31, 2022.

Also, the applicants should submit a research proposal of about 5000 words in their area of research interest along with their application form. Shortlisted candidates will be called for the selection process on rolling cycle of applications.

Can a Candidate holding B. Tech degree apply for FPM?

No, a candidate holding B. Tech degree is not eligible to apply as per the AICTE guidelines.

Can a NRI candidate holding a master's degree apply?

Yes, NRI candidate can apply if he/she fulfils the eligibility criteria, but they need to attend the full-time residential program by staying on the campus throughout the program.

What is the process to apply for the FPM program at IMT Ghaziabad?

Applications can be submitted online as the link is active. The cycle of admission for FPM is on the website, kindly refer the links as mentioned below:
Click here:https://www.imt.edu/fpm/
Clickhere:https://admissions.imt.edu/applicantStudentProfileGuidlinesFPM.json

Does the program accept international students?

Yes, international students can also apply.

How much time does it take to complete the FPM program?

A candidate should be able to finish the course in 4 years. The maximum duration within which a candidate is supposed to complete the program is five years.

How many students get selected per year?

The selection is area-specific and entirely depends on the candidate’s performance. There is no lower or upper limit as such. The approved intake for this program by AICTE is 10.

Do FPM students get any other financial support to meet academic expenses?

Yes, the Institute provides a monthly stipend of INR 60,000 that covers all expenses.

Is there any age limit to apply?

Yes, the age limit to apply for this program is 45 (forty-five) years as on date of joining. Exceptions to this may be allowed in certain circumstances basis approval from the FPM committee and the Director.

Fellowship Program in Management Admissions

fpmadmissions@imt.edu
0120-4083446, 0120-4083306, 9319613199

 

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