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IIM Raipur FPM Admission 2017

Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Raipur in the Fellow Programme in Management (FPM) is the full-time doctoral programme that offers research scholars opportunities for advanced studies and research in different area of ‘Management’. The Programme aims to prepare research scholars for careers in teaching and research in management studies and in related disciplines, and for careers in the academic institutions and in other organizations that require advanced analytical and research capabilities.

The Programme offers its research scholars a unique opportunity to engage in high-quality intra-disciplinary as well as interdisciplinary research. The Programme is committed to educating scholars who will become leaders in their fields of research. The complete guidelines about FPM are given in the FPM hand book which will be given to each scholar at the time of registration to the programme.


  • Business Policy and Strategy
  • Economics and Business Environment
  • Finance and Accounting
  • IT and Systems
  • Marketing
  • OB & HRM, and
  • Operations Management

Schedule for IIM Raipur FPM Admission 2017 is given below.

Events Date
Last date of receiving application form 06 Feb 2017 15 Mar 2017
Personal Interview 03 & 04 Apr 2017
Result declaration 21 Apr 2017
Last date of acceptance of admission offer with acceptance fee 04 May 2017
Registration & Inauguration of the programme 29 Jun 2017
First day of classes 03 Jul 2017

Application Form

The application form can be downloaded from IIM Raipur website If a candidate wish to apply for more than one area, separate application form along with all other required documents and DD (if applicable) is required. A candidate can apply maximum of two areas. Interested candidates can download the application form from the mentioned below link.

Application Fees : Completed application form together with all relevant documents and a Demand Draft of ₹ 500 in favor of Indian Institute of Management Raipur should reach only through speed post to the Admission Office, Indian Institute of Management Raipur, GEC Campus, Sejbahar, Raipur – 492015 on or before the last date of application. There is no application fee for SC/ST/NC-OBC/DAP applicants who submit an attested copy of SC/ST/NC-OBC/DAP certificate.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Master’s degree in any discipline, with at least 55 % marks or equivalent grade point average. Or
  • Professional qualifications like CA, ICWA or CS with at least 55 % marks or equivalent grade point average. Or
  • Five year/four year Integrated Master’s degree programme in any discipline, with at least 55 % marks, obtained after completing higher secondary schooling (10+2) or equivalent. Or
  • 4 years/8 semester bachelor’s degree (B.E./B.Tech./B.Sc Engineering) with at least 60 % marks or equivalent grade point average.

Note : Those in their final year of Masters or Bachelor’s degree (B.E /B. Tech/ B.Sc Engineering) in any discipline can also apply. Such candidates have to complete the requirements for the course before the specified date and produce the original certificates/mark sheets within stipulated time.

Age limit : Candidate must not be more than 55 years as on 1st June 2017.


Candidates who have appeared/are appearing for the CAT/GRE/GMAT/GATE/UGC-JRF (two years from the date of the standard test and should be valid on the deadline of submission of the application form) will be shortlisted on the basis of the details in the application form and the scores of tests as detailed below. Only the shortlisted candidates will then be called for interviews on 4th & 5th April, 2016 at IIM Raipur Campus.

  • Business Policy & Strategy : CAT/GRE/GMAT/GATE/UGC-JRF (in relevant discipline)
  • Economics & Business Environment : CAT/GRE/GMAT/GATE/UGC-JRF (in relevant discipline)
  • Finance and Accounting : CAT/GRE/GMAT/GATE/UGC-JRF (in relevant discipline)
  • Information Technology & System : CAT/GRE/GMAT/GATE/UGC-JRF (in relevant discipline)
  • Marketing : CAT/GRE/GMAT/GATE/UGC-JRF (in relevant discipline)
  • Operations Management : CAT/GRE/GMAT/GATE/UGC-JRF (in relevant discipline)
  • Organizational Behavior and HRM : CAT/GRE/GMAT/GATE/UGC-JRF (in relevant discipline)

Candidates residing outside India could choose to take any of the above tests. The doctoral programme accepts test scores that have been taken in the last two years.

Candidates with PGP from IIMs are exempted from above mentioned tests. However, the candidates must have completed PGP in last 10 years with a minimum grade point equivalent to 6.5 out of 10 scale, with no Fs & not more than two Ds in the 1st year of PGP.

Admission Process

Test Score (CAT/GRE/GMAT/GATE/UGC-JRF) cut-off to shortlist for PI. The CAT/GRE/GMAT/GATE/UGC-JRF percentile will be used for shortlisting candidates for PI. The tentative category-wise minimum percentile is as follows.

Minimum Percentile of CAT/GRE/GMAT/GATE/UGC-JRF

The IIM Raipur Admission Committee will decide the number of candidates to be called for PI on the basis of short listed merit list prepared for each category and specialization. However, if the actual number of shortlisted candidates were found to be less (more) than the required number of candidates to be called for PI category-wise, then the overall as well as section wise minimum score would be reduced (increased) to get the desired number of candidates.

Personal Interview

Upon being shortlisted as per the score of entrance test the candidate has to appear for a personal interview at IIM Raipur in front of the Doctoral Research Committee (DRC). The DRC will assess the suitability of the candidates for research work based on the portfolio of the candidate. The committee in particular will look into a consistently good academic record, professional accomplishments, research interest etc.

Preparing the Merit List

Merit List will be prepared based on Test Score Personal Interview, Academic Qualification and Relevant Work Experience, Research Aptitude & Publications and Reference Letter.

Criteria for Preparing the Merit List

The criteria for preparing the Merit List will be as follows.

  • Test Score : 20%
  • Personal Interview ( PI) : 30%
  • Reference Letter : 05%
  • Reference Letter : 05%
  • Academic and Work Experience : 45%

The following weightages will be considered –

(A) For Academic Qualification, following will be the weights –

  • 10th Standard : 10
  • 12th Standard : 10
  • Graduation : 10
  • Post- Graduation : 05

(B) The Work Experience (10) will have the following weights –

Acceptance of Admission Offer – A candidate receiving admission offer from IIM Raipur and accepting the offer within the stipulated date needs to send a commitment fee of ₹ 36,000 (the date of submission will be mentioned in admission offer letter) along with Offer Acceptance Form.

Withdrawal – If a candidate subsequently wishes to withdraw the offer within the withdrawal date specified in the Offer Letter, Offer Acceptance Amount will be refunded after deducting Rs.1000/- as processing charges. In the event of withdrawal from the Programme after registration, and if seat consequently falling vacant gets filled by another candidate by the last date of admission, IIM Raipur will return the fees collected with proportionate deductions of fee and hostel rent, where applicable.

Registration and Inauguration of the Programme – Registration and Inauguration of the Programme will be held on June 29, 2017.

For Complete information regarding IIM Raipur FPM Admission 2017, Candidates can go to the Official website given below.

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