Thursday, February 12, 2015

Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Kashipur Fellowship Programme in Management (FPM) Admission Notice 2015

Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Kashipur

FPM Admission Notice 2015

Applications are invited for admission to Fellowship Programme in Management (FPM) to be conducted at Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Kashipur during the Academic Year 2015-16.

Areas of Specialization / Interest Offered:
Operations Management& Quantitative Techniques
Decision Sciences (Operations Research / Statistics)
Organizational Behavior and HRM
Information Technology & Systems
Business Policy and Strategy
Economics and Business Environment
General Management
Eligibility Criteria:
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 master's degree in any discipline with at least 60% marks or equivalent grade point average 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 equivalent (OR)
A professional qualification like CA, ICWA, CS with at least 60% marks or equivalent grade point average (OR)
4 years / 8 semester bachelor's degree (BE / BTech / BArch etc.) with at least 60% marks or equivalent grade point average.
* In addition, all the candidates must have secured a minimum of 55 % marks in all their previous public examinations starting with the secondary level.

Work experience in industry or academics (in reputed organizations), though not mandatory, will be given due credit in the selection process. The work experience as full-time executives or as management teachers in an organization / institution of repute is only considered as the valid experience.

Those who are appearing for their final year examination in the current academic year may also apply. However, their admission to the programme, if selected, will be provisional subject to their successful completion of all requirements for completing the relevant degree before 30 June 2015 (a letter needs to be obtained by the FPM scholar from the Head of the concerned Institution to this effect) and compulsorily producing the degree completion certificates by 31st December 2015 (satisfying all the eligibility criteria).

Selection Process:
The entire selection process focuses on comprehending an applicant's motivation and research capability. Interviews of shortlisted applicants allow the Institute to determine the candidates’ motivation for research. Candidates need to submit the relevant test scores along with application form. Only shortlisted applicants will be called for personal interview. The subsequent personal interview determines the academic preparation of the candidate for the specific area he / she has applied. Any applicant can apply at most to two different areas of specialization.

Applicants need to take Common Admission Test (CAT) in 2014 or depending on chosen specializations, alternative test scores in lieu of the CAT score as specified below can be provided (these other Tests must have been taken in preceding two years period on the date of application):
Operations Management & Quantitative Techniques: CAT / GMAT / GRE / GATE
Decision Sciences (Operations Research / Statistics): CAT / GMAT / GRE / GATE
Organizational Behavior and HRM: CAT / GMAT / GRE / GATE/ UGC-JRF in any discipline
Marketing: CAT / GMAT / GRE / UGC-JRF in any discipline
Finance: CAT / GMAT / GRE / UGC-JRF in Commerce / Economics / Management
Information Technology & Systems: CAT / GMAT / GRE / GATE/ UGC-JRF in any discipline
Business Policy and Strategy: CAT / GRE / UGC-JRF in any discipline
Economics and Business Environment: CAT / GMAT / GRE
Communication: CAT / GMAT / GRE / UGC-JRF in any discipline
General Management: CAT / GMAT / GRE / UGC-JRF in any discipline
*Standard test scores not required for PGP/PGDM (two year fulltime) alumni of all IIMs who have passed with a minimum CGPA of 6 on a 10 point scale or an equivalent 3.0 in 4.0 point scale or equivalent (passed in the preceding ten years period at the time of the application).

The personal interview of all the qualifying candidates will be conducted at IIM Kashipur on April 30, 2015.

Application Form:
The FPM information Brochure along with the application form can be obtained from
A fee payment of Rs. 1000/- (by DD or by RTGS) payable to 'Indian Institute of Management Kashipur' is required for application process.

Important Dates:
Last date for Written Submission of filled-in applications (through speed post / registered post only): April 13, 2015
E mail Communication to be sent to applicants shortlisted for Interview: by April 23, 2015
Personal Interviews at IIM Kashipur Campus: April 30, 2015
List of Candidates Approved for Admission to FPM Programme: May 08, 2015
Confirmation due from selected candidates: May 12, 2015
Communication to wait list candidate, if required: May 15, 2015
Confirmation due from wait list candidates, if required: May 18, 2015
Registration and Classes starting: First week of July, 2015

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