IIM Bangalore FPM 2021 – The Fellow Programme in Management (FPM) is the doctoral programme of the Indian Institute of Management Bangalore (IIMB). The Doctoral Programme at IIMB is recognized as a rigorous research programme in all areas of business management and public policy. The programme is committed to training individuals to excel in their chosen areas of research through publication-quality work of international standards. Candidates can check complete details regarding IIM Bangalore FPM 2021 Admission like Application process, Eligibility, Selection process from the article below.
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IIM Bangalore FPM / Ph.D Admission 2021
Candidates who are going to apply for IIM Bangalore FPM 2021 Admission must follow the admission schedule provided below.
|Availability of application form||14 Oct 2020|
|Last date for submission of application form||18 Jan 2021|
|Date of IIMB Test||07 Feb 2021|
|Date of IIMB Interviews||to be announced|
|Offers||to be announced|
|Offer acceptance – Last date||to be announced|
|Programme Registration||to be announced|
Note: In view of the prevailing pandemic situation, it has been decided that the IIMB Test 2021 (for PGPEM 2021 & PhD 2021 applicants), scheduled on February 07, 2021 (Sunday) will be conducted online in a single session. This arrangement will be applicable for the year 2021 only. Further details about the conduct of test and other requirements will be communicated to the eligible applicants separately.
IIM Bangalore FPM / Ph.D Admission 2021 Application Form
The application process for IIM Bangalore FPM / Ph.D Admission 2021 is open now. The application form of IIM Bangalore FPM / Ph.D Admission 2021 releases in online at iimb.ac.in. Please note that candidates can apply to a maximum of two areas of specialization. Candidates are also advised must ensure their eligibility before going to apply online.
Apply Online: Click here to fill the Application form for IIM Bangalore FPM / Ph.D Admission 2021.
Application Fee: The application fee is non-refundable, you can check the fee from below.
|Particulars||Fee for 1 – Area||Fee for 2 – Areas|
|GMAT / GRE / CAT / GATE / JRF (NET)||Rs. 1000||Rs. 1500|
|IIMB Test Fee||Rs. 2000||Rs. 2500|
IIM Bangalore FPM / Ph.D Admission 2021 Eligibility Criteria
Candidates should have
- A Master’s Degree (bachelor’s degree obtained in 10+2+3 pattern, followed by a master’s degree ) or a 5-year Integrated Master’s Degree (obtained after completing higher secondary schooling in 10+2 pattern) in any discipline, with at least 55 per cent marks in the bachelor’s as well in the master’s degrees.
- A professional qualification like CA, ICWA, CS, with at least 50 per cent marks (OR)
- A 4 year / 8 semesters Bachelor’s degree (10+2+4 pattern) with at least 6.5 CGPA or equivalent marks.
To check Area wise Admission Process – Click Here
Areas of Specializations: PhD Students specialize in one of the following areas;
- Decision Sciences
- Economics & Social Sciences
- Finance & Accounting
- Information Systems
- Organizational Behavior & Human Resource Management
- Production & Operations Management
- Public Policy
IIM Bangalore FPM / Ph.D Admission 2021 Selection Procedure
Based on the information provided by the applicants, candidates will be shortlisted (on the recommendation of the respective areas) and called to Bangalore for an area specific written test and / or interview (Check the Area wise Admission Process for details).
IIM Bangalore FPM / Ph.D Admission 2021 Shortlist for Interview
The shortlisted candidates will be called for the interview by IIM Bangalore. Candidates selected for admission are required to attend a Preparatory Course and registration for the Doctoral Programme as per the scheduled. Candidates can check the shortlist for the interview from the official website OR through the link that will be provided below.
IIM Bangalore FPM / Ph.D Admission 2021 Test Scores
Candidates require a valid test score, from any one of the acceptable tests for the area(s) of specialization they are applying to, as shown in the following table.
|GMAT, GRE, CAT, IIMB TesArea of Specialization||Acceptable Test Scores|
|Decision Sciences||GMAT, GRE, CAT, GATE, JRF (NET), IIMB Test|
|Entrepreneurship||GMAT, GRE, CAT, GATE, IIMB Test|
|Economics & Social Sciences||GMAT, GRE, CAT, GATE, IIMB Test|
|Finance & Accounting||GMAT, GRE, CAT, GATE, JRF (NET|
|Marketing||GMAT, GRE, CAT, GATE, IIMB Test|
|Organizational Behavior & Human Resource Management||GMAT, GRE, CAT, GATE, JRF (NET)|
|Information Systems||GMAT, GRE, CAT, GATE, IIMB Test, JRF (NET)|
|Production & Operations Management||GMAT, GRE, CAT, GATE, JRF (NET), IIMB Test|
|Public Policy||GMAT, GRE, CAT, GATE, JRF (NET), IIMB Test|
|Strategy||GMAT, GRE, CAT, IIMB Test|
Except for those opting for IIMB Test, all other candidates should mandatorily provide the test score, while submitting the application.
IIM Bangalore FPM / Ph.D Admission 2021 Reservation Criteria
IIMB is committed to providing admissions to persons from different social and economic backgrounds as required under the respective laws. The doctoral program has seats reserved for Indian nationals belonging to certain categories. The categories and the extent of reservation effective for Doctoral Programme 2021.
- Scheduled Caste Candidates: 15%
- Scheduled Tribe Candidates: 7.5%
- Other Backward Classes Candidates: 27%
- Economically Weaker Sections (EWS) Candidates: 10%
- Persons with Disabilities (PWD): 5%
Official website: iimb.ac.in
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