Fellow Programme in Management (FPM)

Full-time, Residential Fellow Programme | Approved by AICTE

 
Last Date of Application:     June 30, 2019
Announcement of Shortlisted Candidates:     July 30, 2019
Personal Interview and Proposal Discussion:     August, 2019

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Programme Overview 

The Fellow Programme in Management prepares scholars for careers in academic institutes or industry in management and related disciplines. The program provides scholars with requisite knowledge & skills to become specialised researchers and potential academics. During the program, participants will be groomed for quality teaching and for publishing in reputed journals and to support companies with research.

Specializations

At the time of applying for admission, a candidate is required to choose his/her area of specialization for the purpose of the thesis. Student can pursue research in the following areas:

  • Business Communication
  • Economic Environment and Policy
  • Finance
  • Human Resource Management
  • Information Technology and Analytics
  • Marketing Management
  • Operations Management
  • Strategy, Innovation and Entrepreneurship

A student is permitted to change the area of research only with the permission of FPM Committee. he FPM Committee may require the student to do some more courses suitable for the changed research area as the condition for such a change.

Eligibility Criteria

IMT-G looks for candidates with a consistently good academic record, professional accomplishments and a strong urge to contribute to the movement of knowledge creation and dissemination in the field of management. A candidate for fellow program in IMT-G should have:

  • A master’s degree in any discipline with at least 60% marks or equivalent grade point average recognized by AICTE /AIU with a Bachelor’s degree / equivalent qualification after completing higher secondary schooling (10+2)

OR

  • Five-year integrated Master’s Degree Programme in any discipline with at least 60% marks, obtained after completing higher secondary schooling (10+2)

OR

  • A graduate degree with a professional qualification like CA, ICWA, CS with at least 55% marks or equivalent grade point average

Those in their final year of Masters in management/allied discipline can also apply. Such a candidate, if selected will be permitted to join the programme provisionally subject to the submission of a certificate, issued on or before September 30, 2019, from the head of the institution stating that he/she has completed all requirements for obtaining the degree.

Age limit : The candidate must not be more than 40 years of age as on 1st of June 2019.

Selection Process

Applicants who fulfil the eligibility criteria are required to take CAT / GMAT / GRE / GATE/UGC-NET. Test Scores available from January 1, 2017 to March 31, 2019 will be considered valid. The Candidate must submit a research proposal of about 5000 words on the area of their research interest along with his/her application. Short-listed candidates will be called for selection process to IMT-G in July 2019.

Program Structure

FPM Program Structure

 

Disclaimer: The program structure is tentative and subject to change

FPM Coursework Phases

Financial Assistance  

All selected FPM scholars are eligible for IMTG fellowship.  A fellowship of Rs 50,000 per month will be provided for a period of 4 years. The institute will provide an accommodation to all scholars.  No family accommodation would be available for married students. Each scholar has to pay the boarding charges. 

FAQs

What is FPM?

Fellow Program in Management (FPM) is a four-year doctoral (PhD) program. First year scholars go through the regular PGDM course and in second year scholars go through advanced courses in research methodology, pedagogy and philosophy in their respective areas. Next two years are for pursuing research work. Depending on the progress, duration may be extended upto five years. However, the stipend will be provided for four years’ duration only.

What are the eligibility criteria for admission to the FPM at IMT Ghaziabad?

IMT-G looks for candidates with a consistently good academic record, professional accomplishments and a strong urge to contribute to the movement of knowledge creation and dissemination in the field of management. A candidate for fellow program in IMT-G should have:

  • A master’s degree in any discipline with at least 60% marks or equivalent grade point average recognized by AICTE /AIU with a Bachelor’s degree / equivalent qualification after completing higher secondary schooling (10+2)

OR

  • Five-year integrated Master’s Degree Programme in any discipline with at least 60% marks, obtained after completing higher secondary schooling (10+2)

OR

  • A graduate degree with a professional qualification like CA, ICWA, CS with at least 55% marks or equivalent grade point average

Those in their final year of Masters in management/allied discipline can also apply. Such a candidate, if selected will be permitted to join the programme provisionally subject to the submission of a certificate, issued on or before September 30, 2019, from the head of the institution stating that he/she has completed all requirements for obtaining the degree.

What is the CAT cut-off for FPM?

There is no fixed cut-off for FPM. Selection criteria may differ from area to area i.e. specialization.  Other parameters such as accomplishments in career, research aptitude will also be considered in addition to test score.

What is expected from FPM scholars?

FPM scholars are expected to complete successfully course work, pass a comprehensive exam, and publish research papers in a peer-reviewed journal approved by the Institute.

How much time does it take to complete FPM?

One is expected to take four years to finish thesis work. The maximum allowed time to complete FPM is five years.

How much stipend is offered for FPM?

Financial support of INR. 50,000 per month will be offered to FPM scholars.

What is the objective of this program?

The objective of FPM is to prepare scholars for careers in academic institutes in management and related disciplines. The program provides scholars with requisite knowledge & skills to become specialised researchers and potential academics. During the program participants will be groomed for quality teaching, research and for publishing peer-reviewed reputed journals.

Who should do FPM?

Scholars/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. He/She should have enough motivation to withstand the rigor of the programme.

How to get admission into FPM?

A separate form has to be filled for FPM. The area of specialization must be mentioned at the time of application. You may use CAT/GATE/GMAT/ JRF scores for the qualifying exam. After the screening of your FPM form, you will be shortlisted for the personal interview.

Do I need to be an MBA for doing FPM?

Not necessary. The course work provides understanding of relevant fields of management. Different areas prefer scholars from diverse backgrounds to match the area requirement.

How much work experience is required for FPM?

Though work experience is not mandatory but it is desirable. For engineering graduates, minimum two years work experience is required.

What are the career options after FPM?

FPM is meant for training people for research and academics. In academics, fellows find jobs into premier academic institutes. In Industry, they can join research wings of companies. Nowadays, almost all companies are concerned about research – to develop better solutions and methods to get competitive advantage.

What is the level of rigor of the course?

The course is rigorous. It needs a very high quality of academic commitment and integrity. It has stringent requirements at every stage of the programme. Candidates who fail to match the requirements may be asked to leave the programme.

 

Do I apply for a specific area or can I choose my area after getting admission?

You have apply to only one specific area at the time of application.

 

Is there any accommodation provided for FPM scholars?

Hostel accommodation will be provided inside the IMT-G campus to FPM scholars. Family accommodation will not be provided.

 

What are the additional works required to take up by the FPM scholars?

FPM scholars might be required to take research/teaching assistance during the FPM course.

 

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