Fellow Program in Management is a 4-year doctoral-level management course, divided into 2 phases.
Minimum eligibility for admission to the course is the successful completion of post-graduation in any of M.A., M.Sc., M.Com., M.B.A., M.C.A., M.Tech., with a minimum aggregate score of 55% or equivalent CGPA.
The minimum cut-off score eligible for application to this course varies from institute to institute. In various recognized universities, there are entrance tests held followed by a round of interview, to judge the eligibility of the candidate seeking admission..
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The course is a doctoral-level management course and is suited for candidates wishing to:
The course has been designed to impart to eligible candidates:
Such postgraduates are hired in capacities such as:
Popular areas of employment for such postgraduates include:
The average fee charged for the course in India ranges between INR 2.13 and 9.5 lakhs. The average annual salary offered to such professionals ranges between INR 3 and 60 lakhs, increasing with the candidate’s experience and expertise.
Tabulated here are some of the major highlights of the course.
|Examination Type||Phase System (Divided into 2 phases)|
|Eligibility||Post-Graduate degree (or equivalent) in any stream (including M.A., M.Sc., M.Com., M.B.A., M.C.A, M.Tech) with 55% aggregate marks or equivalent CGPA; professional qualifications of C.A., ICWA, and C.S. with 50% aggregate marks or equivalent CGPA; professional qualifications such as MBBS and LLB with 55% aggregate marks or equivalent CGPA; engineering degree in the likes of B.Tech and B.E. with 60% aggregate marks or equivalent CGPA.|
|Admission Process||Based on performance in an entrance test such as CAT, GMAT, GRE, GATE, UGC, CSIR, etc.|
|Course Fee||INR 2 to 9.5 lakhs|
|Average Starting Salary||INR 3 to 60 lakhs|
|Top Recruiting Companies||Educational Institutions and in leading companies like HCL Infosystems Ltd., AIM Technical and Management Services Pvt. Ltd., Greytip Software Pvt. Ltd., Reliance Brands Limited, Britannia Industries Ltd., etc.|
|Job Positions||Management Executive, Relationship Manager, Financial Management Advisory, Management Representative, Logistics & Customer Service Officer, Assistant Manager (Marketing), Business Development Manager, and such.|
The program has been designed to offer to eligible candidates training in:
The course is comprehensive and global in scope.
Ideal candidates for the course would possess:
Listed below are some of the top institutes in India that offer the course.
|Name of Institute||City||Average Fees in INR|
|Indian Institute of Finance||Uttar Pradesh||3,20,000|
|Indian Institute of Forest Management||Bhopal||4,80,000|
|Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad||Ahmedabad||10,00,000|
|Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore||Bangalore||13,00,000|
|Indian Institute of Management, Bhopal||Bhopal||10,00,000|
|Indian Institute of Management, Kolkata||Kolkata||13,00,000|
|Indian Institute of Management, Kozhikode||Kozhikode||9,00,000|
|Indian Institute of Management, Lucknow||Lucknow||12,00,000|
|Indian Institute of Management, Raipur||Raipur||9,00,000|
|Indian Institute of Management, Ranchi||Ranchi||10,00,000|
|Indian Institute of Management, Rohtak||Rohtak||9,00,000|
|Indian Institute of Management, Shillong||Shillong||11,00,000|
|Indian Institute of Management, Thiruchirapalli||Thiruchirapalli||12,00,000|
|Indian Institute of Management, Udaipur||Udaipur||9,00,000|
|Indian School of Business, Hyderabad||Hyderabad||8,00,000|
|Indian School of Business, Mohali||Mohali||7,00,000|
|Institute of Rural Management||Gujarat||9,50,000|
|International Management Institute||New Delhi||-|
|Management Development Institute||Haryana||2,12,300|
|National Institute of Finance Management||Haryana||3,12,000|
Candidates aspiring for admission to the course are required to fulfill the following minimum eligibility criteria.
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Generally, in most of the colleges and institutes offering the course, admission is provided based on the candidate’s performance in a relevant entrance test, conducted at any of State and national levels, followed by a subsequent round of counselling.
The round of counselling involves two additional rounds of Group Discussion and Personal Interview, wherein candidate’s general aptitude for the course is examined. A merit list is subsequently released issued by the institute allocating available seats to the qualifying candidates.
Some such institutes that conduct entrance examinations in India for admission to the course are listed below.
Some such institutes are listed here:
A module-wise break-up of the course’s syllabus is tabulated here.
|Compulsory Courses||Compulsory Courses|
|Research Methodology (including SPSS)||Financial Econometrics|
|Strategic Financial Management||Security Analysis and Portfolio Management|
|Optional Courses||Optional Courses|
|Economics: Theory, Policy, and Applications||Financial Markets, Institutes, and Governance|
|Financial and Cost Accounting||Corporate Tax Planning|
|Written Analysis and Communication||Advanced Corporate Finance|
|Economic Growth and Development||Micro Finance|
|Public Expenditure and Financial Administration||Corporate Restructuring and Valuation|
Module 3: Integrated Courses
|1. Data Collection and Dissemination: Methods and Techniques|
|2. Computer Application in Qualitative and Quantitative Research|
|Venture Capital and Entrepreneurial Finance|
|Fixed Income Securities|
|Project Analysis, Evaluation, and Financing.|
The program aims at creating skilled professionals capable of having an impact on the expanding and ever-shifting frontiers of global business.
Such professionals typically:
They are recruited in job roles such as:
Popular hiring organizations for such post-graduates include:
Some of the popular professional avenues open to successful postgraduates of the course are listed below with the corresponding salaries offered for the respective positions.
|Job Position||Job Description||Average Annual Salary in INR|
|Management Executive||Depending on the size of the organization, the Management Executive’s responsibilities may include purchasing, hiring, training, quality control, along with day-to-day supervisory duties.||60 lakhs|
|Relationship Manager||Relationship Managers primarily deal with individual retail customers, and assist them on various banking and financial products. They also assist with dealing with corporate clients or large companies.||3.4 lakhs|
|Financial Management Advisory||Financial Management Advisories help their clients plan for their short and long-term financial goals.||3.02 lakhs|
|Management Representative||Management Representatives are responsible for attending to customer requirements, quality management, and for reporting to top management officials.||5.75 lakhs|