Fellow Programme in Management (FPM)
Approved by AICTE
National Board of Accreditation: NBA
The Fellow Programme in Management at IMT Ghaziabad is a doctoral programme designed for students, working executives & academicians with strong academic orientation, to undertake rigorous and original research. The programme aims to develop outstanding scholars for careers in academia, research, and consulting for the industry, government and social sector. The FPM is a four-year programme during which scholars will undergo rigorous coursework in the first two years comprising general management subjects, core courses, and advanced courses. After completing the Comprehensive Research Examination (CRE), scholars will be engaged in their doctoral dissertations in the third and fourth year. The time duration may be extended up to five years, depending upon the progress report of the scholar. Students who pursue the program as resident scholars will receive a monthly stipend that covers all costs in addition to being provided with a modest accommodation. IMT Ghaziabad provides an excellent ecosystem and facilities for pursuing research.
Areas of Specialization for FPM
Candidates can apply to the following areas of specialization for pursuing research:
- Business Communication
- Economic Environment and Policy
- Finance & Accounting/Banking & Financial Services
- Organizational Behaviour & Human Resource Management
- Information Technology and Analytics
- Marketing Management
- Operations Management
- Strategy, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship
The candidate’s area of research will be considered final based on the area mentioned in the offer letter. While undergoing the coursework, the candidate may be allowed to change the area of specialization with the approval of the FPM Committee. The candidate may be required to do additional courses to suit the requirement of the changed area.
Admissions & Eligibility
A candidate applying to FPM at IMT Ghaziabad should satisfy one of the following:
Master’s degree or it’s equivalent in any discipline (minimum 60%)
Five-year integrated Master’s Degree Programme in any discipline (minimum 60%)
A graduate degree with a professional qualification-CA/CMA/CS
Working Executives and Academics are encouraged to apply. Weekend classes will be organised.
*Candidates applying to the FPM programme should not exceed 45 years of age as on May 31, 2020
Note: Candidates who are in the final year of their Master’s programme, will be allowed to join the programme provisionally subject to the submission of a certificate, issued on or before September 30, 2020, 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, 2020.
Candidates applying for FPM at IMT Ghaziabad are required to take the CAT/GMAT/GRE/GATE/UGC-NET test. Test scores received during January 1, 2018, to May 31, 2020, will be considered valid. 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 selection process at IMT Ghaziabad in February/March 2020.
IMT-G will offer two modes of study under the FPM Program – Residential and non-residential program. Candidates who are not in a job or are willing to quit their jobs to pursue the program can opt for the residential mode. Such candidates will be paid a monthly stipend of INR 50,000 that covers all the costs in addition to being provided with a modest accommodation. No family accommodation would be provided to married candidates. Each candidate has to pay the mess charges as per IMT Ghaziabad rules. The stipend will be paid for a period of four years from the date of joining the program, or until the candidate joins employment, whichever is earlier.
Working Executives and Academics may opt for the non-residential program, for whom the classes will be arranged during the weekends. Such candidates will not be paid any stipend whatsoever, nor any tuition fee will be charged from them.
How to Apply
Candidates can fill-up the application form online by paying a fee of INR 2000/. The last date for submission of form is February 15, 2020.
|Link Open for Online Application:||November 1, 2019|
|Last day for submitting Online Application:||February 15, 2020|
|Interview for shortlisted candidate:||February/March 2020|
For further information or clarifications, please contact:
Fellow Programme in Management (FPM)
Institute of Management Technology (IMT)
Raj Nagar, Post Box No. 137
Ghaziabad, Delhi NCR – 201001, India