IIM Kashipur FPM / EFPM Admission 2018 – IIM Kashipur’s has released notification for eligible candidates for admission into Fellow Programme in Management (FPM) and Executive Fellow Programme in Management (EFPM) courses for the academic year 2018-2019. The Indian Institute of Management Kashipur is a new entrant in the elite league of IIMs. The institute is set up with the objective of providing quality management education while sensitizing students towards the needs of the society. The Institute is located in one of the most densely industrialized regions in the country with over 180 industries having plants in and around the region. Eligible candidates can fill their Application from the official website as per schedule.  All the details of IIM Kashipur FPM / EFPM Admission 2018 are given below.

Latest: Application Form for the admission 2018 in IIM Kashipur FPM / EFPM has been released, apply through the link given below.

IIM Kashipur FPM / EFPM Admission 2018

Fellow Programme in Management (FPM) and Executive Fellow Programme (EFPM) are the two doctoral programmes launched in 2015 and 2014 respectively. FPM is a full time residential doctoral programme and EFPM is a non-residential doctoral Programme.

Event Dates
FPM EFPM
Last Date for submitting online application form: 05 Mar 2018 15 Mar 2018
Last Date for submitting filled application form (through speed post/registered post only): 09 Mar 2018 20 Mar 2018
e-mail Communication to be sent to applicants shortlisted for interview 12 Mar 2018 26 Mar 2018
Personal interviews at IIM Kashipur Campus 22 Mar 2018 15 Apr 2018
Announcement of first offer list 27 Mar 2018 20 Apr 2018
Last date for confirmation and payment of fee by the candidate from first offer list 20 Apr 2018 15 May 2018
Offers to wait listed candidates 24 Apr 2018 18 May 2018
Last date for confirmation and payment of fee by the wait listed candidates 10 May 2018 30 May 2018
Registration and Commencement of the Programme First Week of July 2018 06 Jul 2018

Application Form

Candidates seeking admission to the programme are required to submit an online application at doctoraladmission.iimkashipur.ac.in .The printed copy of filled application form along with necessary documents should reach the Admission Office, IIM Kashipur, Bazpur Road, Kashipur, Udham Singh Nagar, Uttarakhand -244713 through Speed/Registered Post only.

Apply Online: Click Here to apply for IIM Kashipur FPM / EFPM Admission 2018.

A fee of Rs. 1000/- for FPM and Rs. 2000/- (if applying for 1 area) or Rs. 3000/- (if applying for 2 areas) for EFPM payable for application process. You may transfer the money in Institutes account through NEFT. The required details are as follows:

Beneficiary Name : Indian Institute of Management Kashipur
Beneficiary A/c No : 005394600000021
A/c Type : Saving bank account
IFSC Code : YESB0000053
Beneficiary Bank : Yes Bank Ltd
Bank Address : 257, Ramnagar road, Kashipur, Udham Singh Nagar, Uttarakhand-244713.

Note: Alternatively, you may send a bank draft issued in favour of “Indian Institute of Management, Kashipur” payable at Kashipur (Uttarakhand) along with your printed application form.

How to apply online?

  1. Applicants are required to apply through On-line mode only.
  2. Use Mozilla Firefox , Google Chrome or Opera browser for the applying online.
  3. On successful submission of form, applicants are advised to send the printed copy of filled application form along with necessary documents (Copy of marksheet of qualifying degree,qualifying score card , demand draft/RTGS transaction slip) should reach the Admission Office, IIM Kashipur, Bazpur Road, Kashipur, Udham Singh Nagar , Uttarakhand -244713 through Speed/Registered Post only
  4. Avoid using single/double quote and commas in the form.
  5. Complete and accurate response to the items is, extremely important. Any mistake committed by the candidate shall be his/her sole responsibility. Incomplete or false information will make your candidature null and void
  6. Applicants should upload the scanned (digital) image of their photograph as per the guidelines. They should note that only jpg format is acceptable, size of photograph should not be greater than 50 Kb, dimension of image : width = 75 px and height = 75 px.
  7. After form submission, applicants will get an e-mail for the confirmation of their form submission.
  8. Form once submitted can not be edited, so apply carefully.
  9. You can also save/print your form after submission by visiting this link Search Your Form
  10. For any “technical queries” regarding submission of the form, please send an email to [email protected]
  11. Before applying you need to submit the application fees via NEFT/Online transfer/Demand Draft. Candidate need to enter the transaction details in the form.

Eligibility Criteria

For FPM Course

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 (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 duly recognized by UGC/AICTE/AIU equivalent to master’s degree (like CA, CMA, CS) with at least 60% marks or equivalent grade point average (OR)
  • 4 years / 8 semester bachelor’s degree (B.E./B. Tech./B. Arch. etc.) with at least 60% marks or equivalent grade point average.

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 2018 (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 2018 (satisfying all the eligibility criteria).The provisional admission of any such scholar (if any) subsequently failing to conform to all the stipulated admission eligibility criteria by 31st December 2018 will be summarily terminated and no further correspondence will be entertained (monthly scholarship and any other applicable grant w.e.f. July 2018 for these candidates will be released only if they clear all eligibility criteria by 31st December 2018).

For EFPM Course

The candidates for the programme should 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 recognized and approved by AICTE/AIU:

  • 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 (B.E./B.Tech./B. Arch. etc.) with at least 60% marks or equivalent grade point average.

and

Minimum 7 years of managerial/executive work experience is required.

Maximum Age limit of 55 years as per application submission deadline.

Selection Process

For FPM Course

  1. 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. An applicant can apply at most to two different areas of specialization.
  2. Applicants to take Common Admission Test (CAT) in 2017 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 & Decision Sciences :CAT / GMAT / GRE / GATE
    • Organizational Behavior and HRM: CAT / GMAT / GRE / GATE/ UGC-JRF in relevant discipline
    • Marketing: CAT / GMAT / GRE / UGC-JRF in relevant discipline
    • Finance: CAT / GMAT / GRE / UGC-JRF in in relevant discipline
    • Information Technology & Systems: CAT / GMAT / GRE / GATE
    • Strategic Management : CAT/ GRE/ UGC-JRF in any disciplinein relevant discipline
    • Economics and Business Environment: CAT / GMAT / GRE,in relevant discipline
    • Business Communication: CAT / GMAT / GRE/ UGC-JRF in relevant discipline

Standard test scores not required for PGP/PGDM (two year fulltime) alumni of all IIMs who have passed with a minimum CGPA of 7 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 March 22, 2018.

Special Drive for SC/ST Candidates:-

IIM Kashipur invites applications from SC/ST candidates for a Special Drive to nurture them for future faculty positions in IIMs. Selected candidates under this drive will be provided additional opportunities and remuneration to work as teaching assistants during the program.

For EFPM Course

  • The total evaluation process for prospective candidates will involve 200 marks. The weightage for the written test part (either through IIM Kashipur administered Research Aptitude Test – RAT or through any of the standard tests like CAT/GMAT/GRE/GATE/UGC-JRF, provided any of these standard tests has been taken within preceding two years period at the time of the application) and the personal interview part will be equal (100 marks each). For alumni of full-time two-year PGP from IIMs, written test scores are not required..
  • The RAT will be conducted on 15 April 2018 at IIM Kashipur. RAT will consist of two sections and will involve a total of 100 marks. RAT will consist of two sections and will involve a total of 100 marks. Section 1 (the quantitative part) of RAT involving 50 marks, will be applicable for all applicants appearing for this test and will be conducted on April 15, 2018 morning. It will involve a multiple choice question test of 60 minute duration and will have three parts with scope of coverage in. Quantitative Aptitude (covering interpretation of data and mapping and analysis of data). Logical Reasoning (covering analogies, alphabet series, number series, arguments, deductive & inductive research, Venn diagram). Research Aptitude (covering basic statistics including meaning and characteristics of research, type of research, methods of research, analysis & tools for data analysis and quantitative & qualitative research). Candidates scoring at least 20 marks in Section A will appear in Section 2 of the test. This will be conducted in the afternoon on the same day. Section 2 will involve the analysis of a management case. It will be specific to the chosen area of research of the candidate. The objective of the test is to evaluate candidate’s ability to assimilate and communicate relevant knowledge and insights by correlating the same with real life practices in the areas of management.
  • Institute may fix separate minimum cut-off score for candidates applying on the basis of their scores in standard tests other than RAT.
  • The RAT will be conducted on 15 April 2018 at IIM Kashipur. RAT will consist of two sections and will involve a total of 100 marks.

Duration of Programme

For FPM

Candidates are expected to submit their thesis in around four and a half years’ period from the date of initial registration. The maximum time allowed for completion of successful FPM thesis defense is six years from the date of initial registration.

For EFPM

The thesis should be submitted within 4 years from the date of registration, which may be extended by another one year subject to merits of the case and favorable review of work progress by the Research Committee.

Programme Fees

For FPM

No fee is charged for the FPM. Currently each scholar is given the financial support as follows:

Fellowship:

Year 1: Rs 25,000 p.m.
Year 2: Rs 27,500 p.m.
Year 3: Rs 30,000 p.m.
Year 4: Rs 33,000 p.m.
Contingency grant : Rs 25,000 p.a.
Equipment grant : Rs 50,000 (one time)

Financial support is also provided for international and national conferences (as per FPM Policy). Each candidate is provided free residential accommodation in the hostel. The hostel mess run by the student body; for which the FPM scholars will have to contribute on pro-rata basis. For married participants additional amount of Rs. 5000/m will be reimbursed on production of rent receipt.

For EFPM

The total fee of the programme will be Rs. 5.5 Lakhs over the 4 year period from the date of registration. The fee for the first year is Rs. 2.0 Lakhs, for second year Rs 1.5 Lakh and Rs. 1 Lakh for each of the following two years. The first year fee is to be payable at the time of the confirmation of the admission. In subsequent years fee is payable in the first week of July.

In case a scholar fails to submit the thesis work within stipulated four years from the date of the registration for the course and is given an extension by the EFPM Committee, there will be additional fee payable at the start of the fifth year.

Official website: www.iimkashipur.ac.in.
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