PhD Admissions 2020 in Management at IIM Indore [Stipend Rs. 27K + Grants + Free Accommodation]: Apply by Jan 20: Expired

Indian Institute of Management, Indore invites applications for the Fellow Programme in Management (FPM 2020) leading to a PhD in Management. For its FPM, IIM Indore seeks high-quality candidates with strong academic background, preferably with professional experience, and intellectual curiosity needed for scholarship in management.

Areas of specialization

The institute presently offers the FPM in the following areas of specialization

  • Communication
  • Economics
  • Finance & Accounting
  • Information Systems
  • Marketing Management
  • Operations Management and Quantitative Techniques
  • Organizational Behaviour and Human Resource Management
  • Strategic Management

Out of the aforementioned areas, an applicant can choose any one area of specialization only and submit his/her application along with all attachments as required and mentioned in the on-line Application Form.


Master’s degree in any discipline with at least 60 percent aggregate marks or equivalent grade point average.
Postgraduate Diploma (2 years) with at least 60 percent aggregate marks or equivalent grade point average.
Professional qualifications CA, ICWA, CS (with at least 50 percent aggregate marks) along with a B.Com/ Degree (with at least 60 percent aggregate marks).
A five year integrated Master’s degree program in any discipline, with at least 60 percent aggregate marks or equivalent grade point average.
First Class/ equivalent Bachelor’s degree (4 year/8 semesters) with a minimum CGPA of 6.5 out of 10 or equivalent.

  1. In addition to the above academic eligibility, minimum 60 percent marks in Secondary (Class X) and Senior Secondary (Class XII) is required.
  2. Five percent Marks relaxation is given to SC, ST and PwD candidates.

Candidates who are in the final year of their qualifying programmes that would make them eligible can also apply. Such candidates, if selected, will be allowed to join the programme provisionally only if they submit a certificate latest by June 10, 2020, issued by the Principal/ Head of the Department / Registrar or Director of the University / Institute stating that they have appeared for the examinations (including practical examinations) in all the subjects required for obtaining the Master’s / Bachelor’s degree / equivalent qualification. The deadline for submission of marks sheet and the Certificate is December 31, 2020.

Acceptable Standard Test Scores

Candidates require a standard test score, from any one of the acceptable tests (test taken in the calendar year 2015 onwards only will be considered) for the area(s) of specialization they are applying to, as shown in the following table.

Area of SpecializationAcceptable Standard Test Score(s)
Financial and AccountingCAT/ GMAT/JRF
Information and SystemsCAT/ GMAT / GATE / GRE
Marketing ManagementCAT/ GRE/GMAT
Operations Management and Quantitative TechniquesCAT/ GMAT / GATE / GRE / JRF
Organizational Behaviour and Human Resource ManagementCAT/ GMAT/GRE/ JRF
Strategic ManagementCAT/ GRE/GMAT

Exemptions from the above tests would be given to candidates who have an MBA or equivalent from any of the IIMs (graduated in 2015 onward).

Application Procedure

Candidates seeking admissions to the Fellow Programme in Management (FPM) of IIM Indore should submit their application online at this page.
The deadline for applying is Monday, January 20, 2020.
A non‐refundable/non-transferable application fee of Rs. 1000/- (Rupees one thousand only) + GST extra for General and NC-OBC category and Rs. 500/-(Rupees five hundred only) + GST extra for SC, ST, and PWD category needs to be paid online.
Candidates belonging to NC‐OBC, SC, ST and PWD categories need to produce a valid certificate(s) in support of their reservation category. No change in the category will be entertained after submitting the application.


For any inquiries related to the Fellow Programme in Management (FPM) Admissions, you may please feel free to contact as per details given below:
The Admissions Office, Indian Institute of Management, Indore
Prabandh Shikhar, Rau-Pithampur Road, Indore – 453556 (M.P.), India
Phone: 0731- 2439687
Email: admissionsfpm@iimidr.ac.in

For full details, visit the official website by clicking here.

PhD Admission 2020 IIM Indore

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