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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 the 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.

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IIM Raipur FPM Admission 2019

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 handbook 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 2019 is given below.

Events Date
Last date of receiving the application form 28 Feb 2019 15 Mar 2019
Personal Interview 08 & 09 Apr 2019
Result declaration 25 Apr 2019
Last date of acceptance of admission offer with an acceptance fee 03 May 2019
Registration & Inauguration of the programme 28 Jun 2019
First day of classes 01 Jul 2019

Application Form

The application form is to be downloaded from IIM Raipur website www.iimraipur.ac.in. If a candidate wishes 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 a maximum of two areas. Interested candidates can download the application form from the mentioned below link.

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Application Form: Click here to download the Application Form.

Application Fees: Completed application form together with all relevant documents and a Demand Draft of Rs. 1000/- (Rs 500 in case of NC-OBC, SC, ST, DAP) for each area applied, in favor of Indian Institute of Management Raipur, should reach only through speed post to the Admissions Office (Fellow Program), Indian Institute of Management Raipur, Atal Nagar, P. O. – Kurru (Abhanpur), Raipur – 493 661, Chhattisgarh on or before February 28, 2019.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Master’s degree/ PGP from IIM’s or its equivalent in any discipline, with at least 60 % marks or equivalent grade point average. Or
  • Professional qualifications like CA, ICWA or CS with at least 60 % marks or equivalent grade point average. 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
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering (B.E./B.Tech./ B. Arch.) with a minimum CGPA of 8.01 out of 10 or equivalent

Note: Those who are appearing for their final year examination in the current academic year may also apply. However, their admission to the programme will be provisional subject to their successful completion of all requirements for obtaining the relevant degree before 30th June 2019.

Age limit: Candidate must not be more than 50 years as on 1st June 2019.

No Objection Certificate:

Candidates must submit the No-Objection Certificate from their employer at the time of admission.

Completed application forms should be sent to the following address.

 Admissions Office
Indian Institute of Management Raipur
Atal Nagar, P. O. – Kurru (Abhanpur),
Raipur – 493 661, Chhattisgarh
Phone: +91-771-2474612/13; 2971658
Email: [email protected]

The completed application received by the Admissions Office will be compiled and submitted to the Area members for the screening of application. Area members will then evaluate the applications that have been submitted and invite a select group of candidates for personal interviews.


Result for Indian Institute for Management Raipur will be released on the official website of IIM Raipur i.e. www.iimraipur.ac.in. Candidates can check the result from the official website, also, direct links to check the same will also be provided below.

Admission Process

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

Test Score (CAT/GRE/GMAT) cut-off to shortlist for PI

Test General NC-OBC SC/ST/DAP
CAT 80 75 65
CAT Sectional 70 65 55
GRE (Sectional) 70 65 65
GMAT 80 75 65
GMAT Sectional 70 65 55
GATE 80 75 65

The respective area will decide the number of candidates to be called for PI on the basis of shortlisted merit list prepared for each category and specialization. However, if the actual number of shortlisted candidates were found to be 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 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 selection panel. The selection panel will assess the suitability of the candidates for research work based on the portfolio of the candidate. The committee 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. The following criteria will be applied for preparing the merit list.
  • Test Score (10%) (IIM Raipur will accept CAT/GMAT/GRE scores of last two years)
  • Personal Interview (50%)
  • Work Experience (15%): Candidate should have relevant work experience and accordingly marks will be given by selection panel
  • Academic Qualification (25%): For Academic profile, the following will be the weights:
    • 10th Standard: 5%
    • 12th Standard: 5%
    • Graduation: 10%
    • Post-Graduation: 5%

IIM Raipur FPM admission 2019 FAQ

  • What is FPM?
    Ans. FPM stands for Fellow Programme in Management.
  • What is the eligibility condition for admission?
    Ans. A candidate looking for admission into FPM should have:
    Master degree in any discipline, with at least 55 percent marks or equivalent grade point average. Or

    Professional qualifications like CA, ICWA, CS with at least 55 percent marks or equivalent grade point average. Or
    Five years/four-year Integrated Masters degree programme in any discipline, with at least 55 percent marks, obtained after completing higher secondary schooling (10+2) or equivalent. Or
    4 years/8 semester bachelor’s degree (B.E./B.Tech.) with at least 60 percent marks or equivalent grade point average.
  • Who should apply?
    Ans. The IIM Raipur invites applications from high-quality candidates with strong academic background, preferably with professional experience, and intellectual curiosity requires for scholarship in management.
  • Do I have to take CAT for getting admission into FPM?
    Ans. If you do not have a CAT score, then you must have a valid score of GMAT/GATE/GRE/UGC-JRF with appropriate discipline.
  • How do I apply?
    Ans. Download the application form from our website. Fill in the application form and send it by speed post to FPM office along with all your relevant certificates and a demand draft of Rs500 in favor of Indian Institute of Management Raipur.
  • What is the process of admission to the programme?
    If you are shortlisted based on your standardized test score, you will be called for the interview to be held at Raipur. Admission is subject to the recommendation of the interview panel.
  • Can I apply in more than one Area?
    Ans. Yes, a candidate can apply in two areas.
  • What are the important stages in the FPM program?
    The fellow programme at IIM Raipur has been divided into the following three phases:
    • Phase I (Fundamentals of Management)
    • Phase II (Specialization)
    • Phase III (Doctoral Dissertation)
  • Do FPM students get any other financial support to meet academic expenses?
    Ans. Yes, We provide contingency grant of Rs.40, 000 per annum & one-time grant of Rs.50, 000 to purchase a PC/Laptop.
  • Do FPM students get accommodation in the hostel?
    Ans. FPM is a fully residential programme and the participants are required to stay in the hostel.
  • What is the last date for submitting the application?
    Ans. The last date for submitting the application is 28 February 2019.

For Complete information regarding IIM Raipur FPM Admission 2019, Candidates can go to the Official website given below.

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