RGIIM Shillong notifies Fellow Program in Management 2015


This is the doctoral level programme of RGIIM, Shillong, meant for scholars with curiosity in knowledge related to management studies. The FPM at IIMS is planned to be globally recognized, and would be a premier source of rigorous, and inter-disciplinary research in all areas of business management and public policy including, corporate strategy and policy, economics and social sciences, finance and control, marketing management, organization behaviour and human resources management, production and operations management, quantitative methods and information systems, public systems, public policy and sustainability


Areas of Specialisation Total of Five fellowships will be awarded in the following areas: Economics, Marketing, Finance, Information Systems and Operations Management and HR Eligibilty 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 estd by an act of parliament or declared to be deemed as a university u/s 3 of UGC Act, 1956, or possess an equivalent qualification recognized by the Ministry of HRD, Govt. 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 A Bachelors Degree in Engineering with 60% marks or equivalent grade point average 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 Age Limit Candidates must not be more than 40 years of age as on 01st March 2015 Selection Process Candidates who fulfill the eligibility criteria stated above and who cleared the Common Admission Test (CAT) held by the IIMs in either 2013 or 2014 Alternatively, those who have valid GATE, GRE, GMAT and JRF (UGC/CSIR) examinations till 15th


February 2015 can also apply in the relevant area of specialization Candidates who have already obtained a two-year PGDM from any of the IIMs with a minimum CGPA of 6.0 on a 10 point scale are exempted from this requirement, 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 Short-listed candidates on the basis of their academic record and performance in the competitive examinations mentioned above will be called to Shillong for a personal interview for final selection in April 2015 and the successful candidates will receive offers by June 2015 Admission to the programme is open to overseas candidates including NRIs and foreign nationals; their admission will be based on GMAT/GRE scores which are valid till 15th February 2015 Even candidates who have applied through CAT 2014, need to fill up the FPM form separately along with the required application fees Reservation Reservation for eligible categories will be as per Government of India rules applicable for doctoral programme at the time of admission Duration of the Programme and Accommodation Students are expected to complete the programme in four years; however, under special circumstances extension of one more year may be granted only after permission from the competent authority; no fellowship will however be provided for the fifth year Fellowship students spend their first two years for course work and the last two years for research and thesis preparation FPM is a full-time residential programme; hostel facility is available for all the FPM students Financial Support Candidates selected for the Fellowship Programme are given a financial support which covers their research requirements and modest living All students admitted to the programme are given fellowship and contingency allowance up to four years; students are provided with a fellowship of Rs 20,000/- per month during I year, Rs 25,000/- per month for II year and III year and Rs 30,000/- per month in IV year, subject to the clearance of Comprehensive Examination and submission of thesis proposal An additional stipend of Rs.5000/- per month will be paid during a term (3 months) in which the student is assigned academic duty (teaching and/or grading) of up to 10 hours per week Similarly, an additional stipend at the rate of Rs.7000/- per month will be paid during a term in which the student independently teaches a full credit (30 hours) course Those who are exempted from first year course work and are admitted directly in the second


year of the programme would be eligible to get stipend only for three years A comprehensive package of contingency grants is provided to all FPM students. The package has the following components; Rs 50,000/- contingency grant for each year to be payable after the successful completion of every academic year Expenses Software License: Rs.2000/-* Students Welfare: Rs.3000/-* Caution Deposit: Rs.5000/-* Mess Charges: As per actual These are onetime fees payable during the time of Registration How to Apply: Candidates, who use their scores of other examinations such as GATE, GRE, GMAT, and JRF of UGC/CSIR are required to download the IIMS FPM Application Form by clicking on the link provided below A candidate is eligible to submit applications to a maximum of two areas; the process of filing application is as follows: Download the FPM Application Form 2015 in the link provided below The duly filled in Application Form should be sent as an attachment to fpm@iimshillong.in The candidates are requested to be careful while filling in the form and to check the same before submitting it; in case any candidates submits the form more than once, the first such submission will only be considered The candidates should take a print of the online form before submitting the same. If the candidate is applying for two areas, two copies must be printed. The printed copy (ies) of the online application form, one for each area, with a recent photograph pasted and with all supporting documents (including self-attested copies of mark sheet and certificates of all public examinations starting from 10th, experience certificate, relevant score card, age proof, etc.) attached separately with each form may be sent together in one envelop Completed application forms along with a draft of Rs.1000/- (Rs.500/- for SC/ST candidates) drawn in favor of RGIIM, Shillong payable at Shillong should be sent to the following address Alternatively candidate can transfer the application fees online to the SBI Account No.31136230995, IFSC CODE: SBIN0002081, Laitumkhrah, Shillong Rajiv Gandhi Indian Institute of Management Shillong, Mayurbhanj Campus, Nongthymmai, Shillong-793014, Phone: 0364-230 8039/8000 (Direct), Email: fpm@iimshillong.in The online copy as well as the printed copy of the application form along with the necessary documents must reach before the last date, 24th February 2015 The institute will not be responsible for any problem with the email not reaching the aforesaid email id, and postal delays Important Dates Starting date for downloading of FPM Application Form from IIMS Website is 15th December 2014 Last Date for receiving filled-in FPM applications: 24th February 2015
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