Fellow Programme in Management (FPM) & Executive Fellow Programme in Management (EFPM)
Birla Institute of Management Technology (BIMTECH) offers two doctoral level programmes, Fellow Programme in Management (FPM) and Executive Fellow Programme in Management (EFPM). Both the programs are approved by All India Council for Technical Education (Ministry of HRD, Govt. of India).
The FPM is a full time residential doctoral level program. The Executive Fellow Programme in Management (EFPM) is a non-residential doctoral programme designed for working executives and faculty in business schools. The programmes are designed to equip students for careers in research, academics and industry.
BIMTECH’s FPM and EFPM produce scholars who meet the international norms of research and education in different domains of management; the FPM/EFPM focus on both theory and practice.
The FPM/EFPM programmes consist of two phases. The first phase of the programmes involves Fellow Programme-level course work. Students are required to complete the course work within the duration of three semesters of 6 months each. The classes for course work are conducted on Saturday and Sunday. Each semester is followed by a semester end examination.
The second phase requires scholars to work on their thesis, which involves the preparation and defense of a thesis proposal, writing of the thesis and defense of the thesis. The minimum duration for completion of the second phase is 2 years, while the maximum time a candidate is permitted to submit his/her thesis is 3 years. The students are also required to produce at least two publishable research papers and case studies before they submit their thesis.
FPM students are offered a stipend for three and half years and lodging & boarding at discounted rates. The tuition fee is also waived in their case. FPM students are required to work as Research Assistants for the fellowship.
A master’s degree or equivalent in any discipline with at least 60% marks or equivalent grade point average recognized by AICTE /AIU with a Bachelor’s degree /equivalent qualification after completing higher secondary school (10+2) or Five year integrated Masters Degree Programme in any discipline with at least 60% marks, obtained after completing higher secondary school (10+2) or equivalent.
CAT/GMAT/UGC-NET score (result declared between Jan 1, 2015 to March 18, 2017)/ BIMTECH Entrance Exam 2017.
In addition to the academic qualification, candidates applying for EFPM need to have a minimum of 5 years of managerial/executive/teaching experience. The minimum age limit for EFPM Programme is 28 years.
1.Download the application form online at BIMTECH website – http://bimtech.ac.in/programmes/doctoral/
2.Send the filled in application form along with a demand draft of Rs. 1500/-
Stage 1: BIMTECH written test (if candidates do not have CAT/G-MAT/UGC-NET scores)
Stage 2: Shortlisted candidates appear for Personal Interview.
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For any queries, please contact
Centre for Research Studies (Working all 7 days a week), Birla Institute of Management Technology Plot No. 5, Knowledge Park-II, Institutional Area, Greater Noida-201306
Ph: +91 0120-2323001-10, Extn.-316/365/396
Application deadline: February 28, 2017 | Programme commences: July 2017