Admissions

The 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 Masters’ degree or its equivalent in any discipline with minimum 55% aggregate marks OR A Bachelors Degree in Engineering with 60% marks or equivalent grade point average, OR Any professional qualifications such as CA, ICWA and CS with a minimum 55% aggregate marks.

In addition, all the candidates must have secured a minimum of 55 % marks in all their public examinations starting with the secondary level. Work experience in industry or academics, though not mandatory, will be given due credit in the selection process.

Admission Criteria and Eligibility

Eligibility

The ideal applicants for the Fellow Programme are those who possess strong academic background, preferably with professional experience, and intellectual curiosity and discipline needed for scholarship in management.

The applicants 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 Masters’ Degree or its equivalent in any discipline with minimum 55% aggregate marks
OR
A Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering with 60% marks or equivalent grade point average
OR
Any professional qualifications such as CA, ICWA and CS with a minimum 55% aggregate marks.

In addition, all the applicants must have secured a minimum of 55% marks in all their public examinations starting with the secondary level. Work experience in industry or academics, 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 (AICTE approved) 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 will be provisional subject to their successful completion of all requirements for obtaining the relevant degree before 30 June 2018.

However, for specialization in Agri-Business Management following is the eligibility criteria

A Masters’ degree or its equivalent in Agribusiness Management or any discipline of Agricultural and Allied Sciences with minimum 55% aggregate marks.

OR
A Bachelor’s Degree in Agricultural / Food / Biotechnology and Allied Engineering with 60% marks or equivalent grade point average

Age Limit

Applicants must not be more than 55 years as on 30th June, 2018

Selection Process

Applicants who fulfill the eligibility criteria stated above are required to take Common Admission Test (CAT) held by the IIMs. Alternatively, those who have a valid GATE/GRE/GMAT or JRF/SRF(UGC/CSIR/ICAR) score/certificate can also apply in the relevant area of specialization.Scores of any of these examinations including CAT taken during the last two years (i.e on or after 01 January, 2016) will be considered valid.

Applicants already holding a one/two/three year-full-time classroom based PGDM from any of the IIM/WMP of IIM Lucknow with a minimum CGPA of 6 on a 10 point scale or an equivalent 3.0 in 4.0 point scale and a corresponding letter grade `B’ are exempted from taking one of the exams listed above, and can apply directly through the prescribed Application Form. Such applicants are also eligible to get a waiver of the first year course work and can directly join the second year of the programme.

The applicants short-listed on the basis of their academic record and performance in the competitive examinations mentioned above will be called to Lucknow for a personal interview for final selection in April 2018 and the successful applicants will receive offers by mid-May 2018.

Admission to the programme is open to overseas applicants including NRIs and foreign nationals. Their admission will be based on GMAT/GRE scores obtained within previous one year.

Duration of the Programme and Accommodation

FPM is a full-time residential programme. Students are expected to complete the programme in four years. However, under special circumstances extension of two more years may be granted. The students spend their first two years for course work and the last two years for research and thesis preparation.

Campus hostel facility is available for stay of married students with their immediate family (spouse and children).

Financial Support

All FPM students are provided with a monthly stipend of Rs. 25,000/- during the first two years of course work and Rs.30,000/- after successful completion of course work plus some financial incentives depending on their involvement in academic duties such as teaching, grading etc during the third and fourth years. The students are also eligible to get liberal grant for buying book/ hardware/software etc. and for attending national and international conferences. In addition to these, they are exempted from fees, provided with free lodging facilities. NRIs and foreign applicants will be required to bear all the expenses including the tuition fee.

How to Apply

The completed application form along with a Bank Draft of Rs.1000/- (Rs. 500/- for SC/ST/PWD) drawn in favor of “Indian Institute of Management Lucknow” payable at Lucknow must reach the address given below latest by 31st January 2018..

Administrative Officer (FPM)
Indian Institute of Management Lucknow
Prabandh Nagar, IIM Road
LUCKNOW – 226013 INDIA

Phone : +91-522-2736762
Fax : +91-522-2734005 and 2734025
Email : fpm@iiml.ac.in

Important Dates

31.01.2018 Last Date of Receiving filled-in FPM Forms

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