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IIM Bangalore FPM 2019 – The Fellow Programme in Management (FPM) is the doctoral programme of the Indian Institute of Management Bangalore (IIMB). The FPM 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 2019 Admission like Application process, Eligibility, Selection process from the article below.

Latest: Application Form for IIM Bangalore FPM 2019 Admission is available online , candidates can fill the application form and can also check below for further information.

Areas of Specializations

FPM Students specialize in one of the following areas:

  • Decision Sciences
  • Economics & Social Sciences
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance & Accounting
  • Information Systems
  • Marketing
  • Organizational Behaviour & Human Resources Management
  • Production & Operations Management
  • Public Policy
  • Strategy

IIM Bangalore FPM 2019

Candidates who are going to apply for IIM Bangalore FPM 2019 Admission must follow the admission schedule provided below.

Event Dates
Last date for submission of application form 14 Jan 2019 (5:00 PM)
Date of IIMB Test 03 Feb 2019
Date of IIMB Interviews 29 & 30 Mar 2019
Programme Registration 10 Jun 2019

IIM Bangalore FPM Application Form 2019

When the application process starts candidates will be able to apply online on the official website. 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 online for IIM Bangalore FPM 2019.

Application Fee: This year the application fee (Non-Refundable) is:

  • Rs. 500/- for candidates applying with either of GMAT, GRE, CAT, GATE, JRF (NET) score
  • Rs. 1500/- for candidates opting to take the IIMB Test.

Shortlist for Interview

Candidates who will be shortlisted for the interview will be announced by IIM Bangalore. Candidates can check the shortlist for the interview from the official website OR through the link that will be provided below.

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* # percent marks in the bachelor’s as well in the master’s degrees.
  • A professional qualification like CA, ICWA, CS, with at least 50* # percent marks  (OR)
  • A 4 year / 8 Semesters Bachelor’s degree (10+2+4 pattern) with at least 60* # percent marks.

To check Area wise Admission Process – Click Here

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.

Area of Specialization   Acceptable Test Scores  
Decision Sciences GMAT, GRE, CAT, GATE, JRF (NET), IIMB Test
Entrepreneurship GMAT, GRE, CAT, GATE
Finance & Accounting GMAT, GRE, CAT, JRF (NET), GATE
Marketing GMAT, GRE, CAT, GATE, IIMB Test
Organizational Behavior & Human Resource Management GMAT, GRE, CAT, GATE, 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
Economics & Social Sciences GMAT, GRE, CAT, GATE, IIMB Test

Except for those opting for IIMB Test, all other candidates should mandatorily provide the test score, which should be valid as on January 14, 2019, while submitting the application

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 (see FPM2019 Area wise Admission Process for details).

Sample Question Paper

The IIMB Test consists of questions that evaluate a candidates quantitative, verbal, logical and data interpretive abilities. Duration of the test will be 120 mins. A set of sample questions that illustrate the nature of the test is provided along with the guidelines. Candidates may please note that actual questions may or may not be of the same pattern.


For More details about IIM Bangalore FPM 2019 Admission check – Official Notification.

Official website: www.iimb.ac.in

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