Fellow Programme In Management (FPM):


Fellow Programme In Management (FPM):

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The Fellow Programme in Management (FPM) at IMI Bhubaneswar has been designed to cater to the scholarly needs of the faculty members, researchers and executives willing to pursue rigorous research work at doctoral level. The FPM programme is aimed at giving prospective scholars an academic space to challenge the conventional wisdom and encourage them to extend horizons of current thought into a new realm of knowledge and understanding. The FPM research scholars of IMI Bhubaneswar are expected to undertake a rigorous multidisciplinary approach to offer original works of theoretical and application-oriented research with far reaching implications.

Programme Objectives

The programme aims to fulfill the following objectives:

  •  To generate conceptual and empirical knowledge in the field of business management.
  •  To disseminate knowledge regarding rigorous interdisciplinary research practices.
  •  To promote ethical research practices.
  •  To extend the horizon of knowledge in various domains of business management.
  •  To promote research that leads to actionable decisions by the industry.

Programme Duration

The FPM at IMI Bhubaneswar is a full-time four-year programme which can be extendable by 1 year. However, in case of exceptional circumstances, the programme may further be extended twice by 1-year duration, subject to approval by competent authority.

Programme Structure

The programme is divided into two phases. The first phase of two years requires the scholar to undertake course work. Students who have completed their MBA/PGDM will be granted an exemption for the first year of course work. These students will be required to undertake only one year of course work. On completion of the course work, the students will be required to take a Comprehensive Examination (CE). The CE is based on scholar’s chosen area of interest. The purpose of CE is to provide an opportunity to the scholars to identify their area of research interest and build sound background knowledge for dissertation. During the second phase, scholars are expected to work on their doctoral thesis. The award of FPM at the end of second phase requires the scholar to prepare thesis proposal, pursue research based on the approved proposal and finally, defend the thesis before the research committee.

Course Structure & Curriculum

IMI Bhubaneswar follows trimester system. Students admitted to the Fellow Programme in Management (FPM) must undergo a rigorous two years of course work unless exemption is granted to them for the first year of the courses. In the first year, the students will pursue the core courses spread over 3 trimesters.

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Fee Structure

The fee structure for FPM program is given in the following table.

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The applicant must be a post-graduate or its equivalent with a minimum of 55% in aggregate marks Or a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering with a minimum of 60% marks or equivalent grade points Or any other professional qualification such as CA, ICWA, CS etc. with a minimum of 55% aggregate marks.

Admission Procedure

Application forms can be downloaded from the Institute’s website: https://imibh.edu.in/fpm and should be forwarded to [email protected] along with a demand draft of Rs. 500 in favor of International Management Institute, Bhubaneswar payable at Bhubaneswar. Applicants can also do NEFT/RTGS, deatials of which are as follows;

International Management Institute, Bhubaneswar
YES Bank Ltd., Account No. 106694600000088
IFSC- YESB0000001
Baramunda, Bhubaneswar – 751003

In case of RTGS/NEFT transfer, email to [email protected] providing the following details: Name of the Applicant, Bank Name, UTR Number, Date of Transfer, Amount of Transfer.

For further details, refer to the website or write to us at [email protected]

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Scholarships and Stipends

IMI Bhubaneswar offers limited number of scholarships. Successful candidates will be exempted from tuition fee and will also get a stipend of Rs. 20000 per month for first two years which will be increased to Rs. 25000 per month on completion of course work. In case a student is exempted from first year of course work, s/he will get Rs. 20000 per month for the first year and Rs. 25000 per month on completion of course work. Stipend will be disbursed at the end of each term of 3 month’s duration.

Contact Details

Dr. Bindu Chhabra
Chairperson- FPM & Research

Ms. Nazia Parveen
Sr. Executive

International Management Institute, Bhubaneswar
IDCO Plot No.1, Gothapatna, Malipada, Bhubaneswar-751003; Odisha.
Landline: 0674-7194101
Cell: + +91-6370954600 / +91-6370954601

Email Id: [email protected]
Website: www.imibh.edu.in