10-01-2014, 05:03 PM
Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Bangalore has invited applications for its FPM program in all areas of business management and public policy. The program trains individuals to excel in their chosen areas of research through publication quality work of international standards. Students are expected to complete the program within five years. The maximum duration of the program is seven years
Areas of specialization are offered:
Strategy & Policy
Economics & Social Sciences
Finance & Control
Organizational behavior and personnel system
Production & Operations Management
Candidates should have
A master's degree in discipline (10 + 2 + 3 + 1 or 2) at least 55 per cent marks.
A professional qualification like CA, ICWA, CS, with at least 55 percent marks.
A 4 year / 8 semester bachelor's degree (10 +2 +4 pattern) with at least 60 percent marks.
How to apply: candidates must apply through official website http://www.iimb.ernet.in.
Selection procedure: Selection will be based on the applicant's performance CAT / GRE / GMAT / GATE / JRF / online that any previous academic performance, work experience and research aptitude test (RAT) and / or interview conducted by the institute.
Financial support: FPM students in order get a scholarship to Rs 24,000 per month (in addition to tuition waiver) for up to four years and nine months to cover their living expenses, books and materials, and other alternative costs.
Other financial support made available to students include:
Starting grant Rs 50,000 to meet expenses purchase hardware, software, etc.
National Conference offers of up to Rs 15,000 each to the accepted papers for several conferences.
International conference of the Rs 1,30,000 each facing a first accepted paper, and Rs 65,000 each for subsequent conferences. These grants are made on a competitive basis.
Important Dates: Last date for submission of application: 27 January 2015 Date of the RATS / interview: 1st / 2nd week of April 2015 (tentative).