PhD Admission 2020 at IIM Jammu [Stipend ₹35K/Month + Grants]: Apply by March 31: Expired

IIM Jammu invites applications for the PhD Programme 2020.


Candidates must possess one of the following qualifications to apply for IIM Jammu’s doctoral programme:
Master’s degree in any discipline, with at least 60 per cent marks or equivalent grade point average
Professional qualifications like CA, ICWA, CS with at least 50 percent marks or equivalent grade point average
Five year/four-year Integrated Master’s degree programme in any discipline, with at least 60 percent marks, obtained after completing higher secondary schooling (10+2) or equivalent.
4 years/8 semester bachelor’s degree (B.E./B.Tech.) with a minimum CGPA of 6.5 out of 10 or equivalent.
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 2020. In addition, the applicant must have obtained a minimum of 50% marks in both secondary and higher secondary examination of a board or equivalent.

Age Limit

Candidate must not be more than 40 years as on 1st June 2020.


Candidates who have appeared/are appearing for the CAT/GMAT/GRE/GATE/JRF/UGC-NET (three 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 during 16th-30th May 2020 at IIM Jammu Campus.

  • IT Systems & Analytics : CAT/GMAT/GRE/GATE/ UGC-JRF*/UGC-NET*        
  • Business Policy & Strategy : CAT/GRE/GMAT /UGC-JRF*/UGC-NET*        
  • Organisational Behaviour and HRM : CAT/GMAT/GRE/ UGC-JRF*/UGC-NET*
  • Finance and Accounting: CAT/GMAT/GRE/ UGC-JRF*/UGC-NET*
  • Marketing :CAT/GMAT/GRE/ UGC-JRF*/UGC-NET*
  • Operations & Supply Chain Management : CAT/GMAT/GRE/GATE/ UGC-JRF*/UGC-NET*

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:


 SectionalOverallSectionalOverallSectionalOverallSectionalOverallAll UGC-JRF/CSIR/ UGC-NET

Personal Interview

Upon being shortlisted as per the score of entrance test the candidate has to appear for a personal interview at IIM Jammu 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.

(IIM Jammu will accept CAT/GMAT/GRE/GATE/UGC JRF/CSIR/UGC-NET scores of last three years).
Candidate should have relevant work experience and accordingly marks will be given by selection panel
For Academic profile, following will be the weights:

  • Test Score (10%)
  • Personal Interview (50%)
  • Work Experience (15%):
  • Academic Qualification (25%):
    • 10th Standard: 5%
    • 12th Standard: 5%
    • Graduation: 10%
    • Post-Graduation: 5%

Financial Assistance (Scholarships)

IIM Jammu full time Research Scholars are provided fellowships. The fellowship covers all academic expenses (consisting of tuition, computer, library, placement, and alumni fees) and living expenses (comprising boarding and lodging). In addition, a research scholar in the first and second year will be entitled to a monthly stipend of 35,000 per month, after the second year or after clearing the Comprehensive exam, whichever is later, he/she will be eligible for 40,000 per month. Additional allowances will also be available to the candidate as follows:

  • Contingency Allowance : 40,000 per year.
  • Purchase of Laptop : 50,000 one-time allowance
  • Attend International and National Conferences : Up to 200000 during Ph.D. program after completion of comprehensive exam.

Selected candidates need to pay caution deposit of 30,000/- at the time of registration. Caution money is refundable after adjusting dues, if any, at the time of leaving the Institute.

How to apply

The application form is available on this page.
A candidate may apply maximum in two areas along with all relevant documents.
Please download the completed online application form and send hard copy of the same along with the relevant supporting documents and the required DD through SPEED POST ONLY on or before 31st March 2020 (Tuesday) to:
Admissions Office (Doctoral Programme)
Indian Institute of Management Jammu,
Old University Campus, Canal Road
Jammu – 180016

Important Dates

  • Issue of application form begins:  7th December 2019
  • Late date of submission online application form:  31st March 2020
  • Interview Date:  25th April 2020 – 5th May 2020
  • Commencement of Programme:  First Week of July 2020


E-mail :
Phone No. : 0191-2585837

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