Course Details

  • Mode: Full time
  • Duration: 5 Years

This is the doctorate programme offered by IIM Visakhapatnam. Guided by IIM Bangalore, the acknowledged leader in management education, the Institute will launch the Fellowship programme in Management (FPM), which will lead to the awarding of the ‘Doctor of Philosophy’ (Ph.D.) degree.

This programme primarily aims at training the prospective scholars for excelling in their selected domains of research by the use of high-quality publications. It also grooms the candidates to be highly skilled enough to be able to teach various topics, aspects and fields of management.

The duration of the course is five years, divided into two years of course work, a comprehensive examination and a thesis work comprising of a thesis proposal defence and a final thesis evaluation and defence.

 FPM is offered in the following two specializations:

  • Finance and Accounting
  • Production and Operations Management
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Admission Process

Candidates will be admitted to the programme based on a combination of multiple parameters, as specified by the respective areas. Parameters may include the applicant's performance in GMAT/GRE/CAT/GATE/JRF (NET) score, past academic performance, interview performance, etc.

Eligibility Criteria

  • A Master's Degree (i.e. Bachelor's Degree obtained in 10+2+3 pattern, followed by a Master's Degree) or a Post Graduate Diploma (2 years) in any discipline, with at least 55 percent marks in the Bachelor's as well as in the Master's Degrees.
  • A professional qualification like CA, ICWA, CS with at least 50* percent marks and B. Com/ Degree with 55* percent
  • A 4-year / 8-semesters Bachelor's Degree (10+2+4 pattern) with at least 6.5 CGPA or equivalent marks.

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