IIM Lucknow FPM Admission Notification

Doctoral Programme in Management at IIM Lucknow

Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Lucknow, invites applications for admission to its Fellow Programme in Management (Doctoral Programme) for 2018 session.

FPM Areas of Specialization

  • Agri-Business Management
  • Business Environment (Economics)
  • Decision Sciences (Operations Research/ Statistics)
  • Finance and Accounting
  • Human Resources Management
  • Information Technology and Systems
  • Marketing
  • Operations Management
  • Strategic Management

Eligibility for IIM Lucknow FPM

For specialization in Areas other than Agri- Business Management:

A Masters’ Degree or its equivalent in any discipline with minimum 55% aggregate marks


A Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering with 60% marks or equivalent grade point average


Any professional qualifications such as CA, ICW & CS with a minimum 55% aggregate marks.


For specialization in Agri-Business Management:

A Masters’ degree or its equivalent in Agribusiness Management or any discipline of Agricultural and Allied Sciences with minimum 55% aggregate marks


A Bachelor’s Degree in Agricultural / Food / Biotechnology and Allied Engineering with 60% marks or equivalent grade point average.

In addition, all the applicants 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.

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 o their successful completion of all requirements for obtaining the relevant degree before 30 June 2018.

Age Limit: Applicants must not be more than 55 years of age as on 30th June, 2018.


Selection Process:

Need to take the Common Admission Test(CAT) held by the IIMs.

Alternatively, those who have a valid GATE/ GRE/ GMAT or JRF (UGC/CSIR) examinations can also apply in the relevant area of specialization.


Financial Support for FPM Programmes

All resident Indian scholars admitted to the programme are given fellowship and contingency allowance.

They are provided with a fellowship stipend of Rs.25,000 per month during I and II year and Rs. 30,000 per month subject to completion of Comprehensive Examination in III year and submission of thesis proposal in IV year. The scholars are also eligible to get liberal grants

for buying books/hardware/software etc. and for attending national and international conferences. In addition to these, they are exempted from fees, and provided free lodging facilities. NRIs and foreign applicants will be required to bear all the expenses including the tuition fee.

Download the Application Information 

Completed application forms along with a draft of Rs. 1000/-(Rs. 500/- for SC/ST/OBC/PWD applicants) drawn in favor of IIM Lucknow payable at Lucknow should be sent to the following address.

Administrative Officer (FPM)
Indian Institute of Management, Lucknow
Prabandh Nagar,
IIM Road, LUCKNOW –226 013, INDIA

Last date for receiving completed application forms is 31st January 2018.

For details visit http://www.iiml.ac.in/

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