Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad-Admission to the Doctoral Programme

Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad

Invites Applications for Admission to the Doctoral Programme of Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad


FPM, the Doctoral Programme of 1IMA, recognized as equivalent to Ph.D., provides necessary skills to identify and research complex issues in the field of Management, It aims to develop top qu ality researchers and faculty resources for leading academic Institutes and management experts and thinkers for business organizations, industry, government and society for both local and international markets:

? Agriculture

? Business Policy

? Economics

? Finance & Accounting

? Computer & Information Systems

? Marketing

? Organizational Behaviour

? Personnel & Industrial Relations

? Production & Quantitative Methods

? Public Systems

The programme aims to admit in the above areas of specialization individuals with exceptional academic background, strong motivation and potential to become excellent researchers at international level. Applicants are evaluated on their past academic achievements, motivation and preparation for the programme, scores on 3tandard test and Dersonal Interviews with the faculty.


? A Master's Degree in any discipline, with at least 55 per cent marks, with the Bachelor's degree/equivalent qualification obtained after a minimum of three years ot education after completing higher secondary schooling (10+2) or equivalent (OR)

? Five year Integrated Masters Degree programme In any discipline, with atleast 55 percent marks, obtained after completing higher secondary schooling (10+2) or equivalent (OR)

? A professional qualification like CA, ICYVA, CS with at least 5 5 percent marks (OR)

? A 4-year/8 semester Bachelor's degree with at least 60 percent marks or equivalent grade point average. Those appearing for their final examinations in the respective disciplines can also apply.


The fellowship covers all academic and living expenses and is available for a period of four years extendable by six months. In addition, student is entitled to subsistence allowance of about Rs. 1,80,000 (including food allowance per year).


Interested candidates are required to take the Common Admission Test (CAT) of iims or GMAT/GRE/GATE/UGC-JRF for some of the specific areas. For CAT details, refer to the advertisement that has appeared In leading dailies on August 30,2009.

FIRST YEAR WAIVER Waiver of first year courses is possible for applicants with a full-time two year MBA degree, two year PG Diploma in Management or one year PGPX, one year PGP-PMP (or equivalent) In Management from any recognised University / Business School / Institution, Consult the brochure or log on to:www.iimahd.ernet.in/programmes for details.

Application forms tor FPM can be obtained by post (FPM Office, IIMVastrapur, Ahmedabad-380015) % by sending a DD of Rs. 500/- drawn in lavour of | Indian Institute ot Management, Ahmedabad, ? payable at Ahmedabad or downloaded from the ? Institute's website.

Last date of submission of completed application forms is December 15, 2009.

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