Invites applications from scholars interested in admission to the
(Fellow Programme in Management)
The 13th Batch Commencing in June 2012
Areas of Specialization
• Decision Sciences (Operations Research/ Statistics)
• Business Environment (Economics)
• Finance and Accounting
• Human Resources Management
• Information Technology and Systems
• Operations Management
• Strategic Management
The candidates for the programme must have one of the following qualifications obtained 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 possess an equivalent qualification recognized by the Ministry of HRD, Government of India, or an equivalent qualification from an institution approved by AICTE.
A Masters’ degree or its equivalent in any discipline with minimum 55% aggregate marks
A Bachelors Degree in Engineering with 60% marks or equivalent grade point average
Any professional qualifications such as CA, ICWA and CS with a minimum 55% aggregate marks.
In addition, all the candidates must have secured a minimum of 55 % marks in all their public examinations starting with the secondary level. Work experience in industry or academics, though not mandatory, will be given due credit in the selection process
Those who are appearing for their final year examination in the current academic year may also apply. However, their admission to the programme will be provisional subject to their successful completion of all requirements for obtaining the relevant degree before 30 June 2012.
Candidates must not be more than 45 years of age as on 30th June 2012.
Candidates who fulfill the eligibility criteria stated above are required to take Common Admission Test (CAT) held by the IIMs. Alternatively, those who have qualified GATE, GRE, GMAT and JRF (UGC/CSIR) examinations can also apply in the relevant area of specialization. Scores of any of these examinations including CAT taken during the last two years (i.e., on or after 01 July, 2010) will be considered valid. Candidates who have already obtained a two-year PGDM from any of the IIMs with a minimum CGPA of 6.0 on a 10 point scale are exempted from this requirement, and can apply directly through the prescribed Application Form. Such applicants are also eligible to get a waiver of the first year course work and can directly join the second year of the programme.
The candidates short-listed on the basis of their academic record and performance in the competitive examinations mentioned above will be called to Lucknow for a special test and personal interview for final selection in April 2012 and the successful candidates will receive offers by mid-May 2012.
Admission to the programme is open to overseas candidates including NRIs and foreign nationals. Their admission will be based on GMAT/GRE scores obtained within previous one year.
Reservation for eligible categories will be as per Government of India rules applicable for doctoral programme at the time of admission.
Duration of the Programme and Accommodation
Students are expected to complete the programme in four years. However, under special circumstances extension of two more years may be granted. The students spent their first two years for course work and the last two years for research and thesis preparation. FPM is a full-time residential programme. However, management teachers and working executives have option to choose a flexible time frame to complete the first two years’ course work. They are allowed to complete the course work in four time slots of July-Dec/Jan-June within a total span of four years. Moreover, certain relaxations on the two years residential requirement for thesis work are also considered on the basis of merit of the case. However, they are required to complete all the requirements of Fellow Program within six years from the date of registration.
Campus hostel facility is available for stay of married students with their immediate family (spouse and children).
All resident Indian students admitted to the programme are given fellowship and contingency allowance up to four years. Students are provided with a fellowship stipend of Rupees 20,000 per month during I and II year and Rs. 24,000 per month subject to completion of comprehensive examination in III year and submission of thesis proposal in IV year. An additional stipend of Rs. 2000 per month will be paid during a term (3 months) in which the student is assigned academic duty (teaching and/or grading) of up to 10 hours per week. Similarly, an additional stipend of Rs. 5000 per month will be paid during a term in which the student independently teaches a full credit (30 hours) course. Those who are exempted from first year course work and are admitted directly in the second year of the programme would be eligible to get stipend only for thirty six months.
A comprehensive package of contingency grants is provided to all FPM students. The package has the following components.
1. A contingency grant of Rs. 10,000 per annum in I and II year, and Rs. 15,000 per annum during III and IV year of the programme. This grant will be available for purchase of books, stationery, computer hardware/software and travel related to thesis work.
2. A one time computer purchase grant of Rs. 50,000, which may be availed before the end of course work.
3. A domestic conference travel grant of Rs. 15,000 each in III and IV year.
4. A one time international conference travel grant of up to Rs. 1,00,000/- which can be availed after submitting the thesis proposal.
5. A Doctoral Consortium travel grant of Rs. 10,000 in III and IV year to attend the proposed annual inter-IIM Doctoral Consortium.
6. Reimbursement of annual membership fee (student rates) of one national and one international professional society during III and IV year.
7. Reimbursement of travel expenses for case-writing and field research during III and IV year, subject to a maximum of Rs. 50,000.
8. An additional national conference grant of Rs. 10,000 each during III and IV year for those scoring a CGPA of 7.00 and above.
The Institute also provides certain additional facilities for married FPM students whose families are residing on campus. This includes
1. Reimbursement of family health insurance premium.
2. School transport facility for children to those schools already covered by the Institute’s school transport system.
In addition to these, they are exempted from fees, provided with free lodging facilities. NRIs and foreign candidates will be required to bear all the expenses including the tuition fee. Final year students are eligible to apply for the Bharti Foundation Scholarship of Rs. 4 lacs.
HOW TO APPLY
Candidates, who are appearing for CAT-2011 during October 22, to November 18, 2011 are required to do the following.
Fill the relevant circle for IIML FPM admissions in the CAT-2011 Registration Performa under Applications to programmes of IIMs/Non-IIMs, and
Download the separate Application Form for IIML FPM admissions
Download Application Form
Candidates, who use their scores of other examinations such as GATE, GRE, GMAT, and JRF of UGC/CSIR are required to download the IIML FPM Application Form from the above site.
A candidate is eligible to submit applications to a maximum of two areas. In such cases, two sets of the application form, one for each area, with all supporting documents (including copies of mark sheet and certificates of all public examinations starting from 10th, experience certificate, relevant score card, age proof, etc) attached separately with each form may be sent together in one envelop. Completed application forms along with a draft of Rs. 500/- (Rs. 250/- for SC/ST candidates) drawn in favor of IIM Lucknow payable at Lucknow should be sent to the following address. The application form can also be obtained from the office on request. Such requests along with a draft of Rs. 500/- (Rs. 250/- in case of SC/ST) must reach the following address on or before 31 January, 2012.
Administrative Officer (FPM)
Indian Institute of Management Lucknow
Prabandh Nagar, Off Sitapur Road
LUCKNOW – 226 013 INDIA
Phone: 091-522-2736762 (Direct)
EPBX: +91-522-2734101 to 2734120 (20 lines) Ext. 6762
Fax : +91-522-2734005 and 2734025
Email : firstname.lastname@example.org
The last date for receiving completed application forms is 29 February, 2012.
• Starting date of downloading of FPM Application Form from IIML Website September 15, 2011
• October 22 to November 18, 2011 Common Admission Test (CAT)
• 29.02.2012 Last Date of Receiving filled-in FPM Forms