Indian Institute of Management - [IIM], Indore - Executive Fellow Programme in Management

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Executive Fellow Programme in Management

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Duration4 Years
Course typeDegree
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Type of courseDoctorate/M.Phil

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    IIM Indore has announced the commencement of admissions to its Executive Fellow Programme in Management (EFPM). The EFPM is a doctoral level course that finally culminates in a Ph.D. in Management when the candidates meet all the necessary requirements. The last date of the application process for taking admission to IIM Indore is February 17, 2021. Admissions to this course will be done on the basis of CAT/GMAT/GATE/GRE/RAT followed by PI. A Minimum of 90 percentile in CAT is needed to clear the cutoff. Research Aptitude Test (RAT) will test candidates on quantitative ability, verbal ability, and research aptitude.

    IIM Indore EFPM Course Highlights

    • Executive Fellow Programme in Management is a doctoral level program in management for working professionals that finally leads the candidate to a Ph.D. in Management. 
    • The total fee for the course is INR 9,80,000 as applicable at the time of admission 
    • This program offers meticulous coursework and opportunities to pursue research under the guidance of expert researchers in the management domain.
    • Areas of Study (Specialization):- Communication, Economics, Finance & Accounting, Information Systems, Marketing Management, Operations Management, and Quantitative Techniques, Organizational Behaviour and Human Resource Management, Strategic Management
    • A single area of specialization is allowed to be pursued by an applicant during the application process. After selecting the area he/she can submit the application along with all mandatory attachments mentioned in the online form. 
    • The total fee for the course is INR 9,80,000/-, as applicable at the time of admission.
    • The program duration is three years. Candidates should ensure that they complete the requirements of the program within this stipulated time

    Read More: IIM Indore Admissions 

    IIM Indore EFPM, Important Dates

    Important events Dates
    Commencement of Admission December 14, 2020
    Last date February 17, 2021
    RAT exam date March 14, 2021
    CAT 2020 result January 2, 2021
    Program Registration May 2021
    Commencement of classes May 2021

    Read More: IIM Indore Courses & Fees

    IIM Indore EFPM Eligibility Criteria 

    The academic requirements needed for admission are mentioned below:

    • A Master’s degree in any discipline with a minimum of 60 percent aggregate marks or equivalent average grade points.
    • A Postgraduate Diploma of 2 years or more with a minimum of 60 percent aggregate marks or equivalent average grade points.
    • Some other professional qualifications like CA, ICWA, CS (with a minimum of 50 percent aggregate marks) along with a B.Com/ equivalent degree (with at least 60 percent aggregate marks).
    • A five-year integrated Master’s degree program in any discipline, with a minimum of 60 percent aggregate marks or equivalent average grade points.
    • A First Class/equivalent Bachelor’s degree (4 year/8 semesters) with a minimum CGPA of 6.5 out of 10 or equivalent.
    • A candidate is required to have at least 60 percent marks at the secondary level and a minimum of 55 percent marks at the senior secondary level.
    • In the case of foreign candidates, the equivalence of the foreign degree needs to be certified by a competent government authority of India.

    IIM Indore EFPM Acceptable Standard Test Scores

    The Candidate must have appeared and qualified a standard test score, from any one of the acceptance tests as per the standard set by the institution for the area(s) of specialization they are applying to, as shown in the following table:

    Area of specialization Acceptable Test
    Communication CAT/GRE/JRF/RAT
    Economics CAT/GRE/GMAT/JRF/RAT
    Finance and accounting CAT/GMAT/JRF/RAT
    Information systems CAT/GMAT/GATE/GRE/RAT
    Marketing management CAT/GATE/GRE/RAT/GMAT
    Operations management and quantitative techniques CAT/GMAT/GRE/GATE/JRF/RAT
    Organizational Behaviour and human resource management CAT/GMAT/GRE/JRF/RAT
    Strategic management CAT/GRE/GMAT/RAT
    • Candidates who are seeking admission to the Executive Fellow Programme in Management (EFPM) of IIM Indore should submit their applications online by February 17, 2021.
    • IIM Indore has some standardized expectations regarding the parameters of a personal interview. The Candidates failing to meet the minimum performance in any of the PI parameters will not be considered for the next stage of the selection process.
    • The final selection will be based on the requirements of the academic area to which the candidate has applied and an area-wise offer list will be prepared.
    • The candidates who will qualify for each round of the admission process will be considered for the final selection. An Academic Area-wise merit list will be generated based on the performance in the Personal Interviews and then after getting the admission offer candidates will be required to submit the course fee.
    • The candidates will be selected on the basis of the no of applications received, no of candidates satisfying academic eligibility criteria, and fulfilling the acceptable standard test standards of the institution. The shortlisting will be done as per the respective areas after which the candidates will be required to appear for Personal Interview (PI), which is to be conducted at IIM Indore during March/ April 2021.

    How to Apply?

    The candidates must submit the online application form with all mandatory attachments as per the requirement of the institution.

    The mailing address and email id provided by the candidate shall be considered for all correspondence by the Institute.

    While filling the Online application form, a scanned copy of the documents must be uploaded wherever it has been asked for.

    The applicant must provide the correct and valid email id and mobile number

    Giving false information will affect your candidature negatively, if you are admitted to the program on the basis of false information furnished by you, it will lead to your expulsion from the institute.

    Documents required

    • Personal details
    • Educational qualification
    • Standard test score details
    • Employment history & References
    • Academic Achievements
    • Statement of Purpose
    • Payment of application fee (as applicable)

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    IIM Indore EFPM Course Details

    Year 1 Year 2 Year 2 
    Strategy Doctoral Academic writing 1 Doctoral dissertation research
    Marketing Doctoral Academic writing 2 -
    Organizational Behaviour Teaching methodologies -
    Accounting Doctoral dissertation research -
    Finance - -
    Operations management - -
    Business models - -
    Research methodology courses - -
    Econometrics - -
    Philosophy of science - -
    Qualitative research and Survey methods - -
    Causal inference - -
    Introductory research project - -

    IIM Indore EFPM Placement

    Some of the top companies hiring successful EFPM scholars include 

    • IBM 
    • Jindal Steel & Power
    • Reliance Industries Ltd.
    • Samsung
    • Grofers

    Read More: IIM Indore Reviews

    IIM Indore EFPM FAQs

    Ques. What are the benefits of pursuing EFPM from IIM Indore?

    Ans. The program seeks to deepen the understanding of business theory and its application to address the modern challenges of today’s dynamic business environment. Also, it is pursued as a means of moving into a career in higher education or to increase the expertise of candidates for a career in business research and consulting.

    Ques. What are the career options after pursuing EFPM from IIM Indore?

    Ans. There are various career options for the candidates after pursuing this course, like:

    • Assistant professor in IIMs or other Business schools
    • Postdoctoral research fellow in Foreign B schools, later becoming assistant professor
    • Joining Industry or Corporate Sector in Consultant, Analyst, Investment banker, etc.
    • Entrepreneurship in the field of self expertise.

    Ques. What is the difference between the EFPM program and the FPM program?

    Ans. Executive FPM is for those business professionals who want to enhance their knowledge and have the zeal to make a significant contribution to their specific area of business while continuing to work full-time while FPM is a full-time research-oriented program designed to prepare graduates for a career in academic teaching and research.

    Ques. Is EFPM equivalent to Ph.D.?

    Ans. Yes, the doctorate programs are offered under Fellowship Programmes in Management (FPM), which are treated as equivalent to Ph.D.

    Ques. Does a candidate need to pay the complete fee at once?

    Ans. No, payment of fees is to be done in installments. The total fee for the course is Rs. 9,80,000/-(Rs. Nine Lakh Eighty Thousand only) which is to be paid during the time of admission.

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    saurabh jha
    Where can I find sample papers and preparation material for IIM INDORE PGPMX entrance exam ?
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    Shivangi Srivastava

    IIM Indore offers a part- time PGPMX program for working executives and Entrepreneurs. It is a two-year alternate weekend Post Graduate Programme in management for working Executives. The admission will be given to the candidates on the basis of their performance in IIM Indore Aptitude Test for admission to PGPMX and Personal Interview. The PGPMX Sample paper is linked for your reference: PGPMX Sample Paper. The syllabus and topics covered in the exam for a better preparation are given below: PGPMX Syllabus 2021

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    arushi thankur
    Is this an online course or on-campus?
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    Mrittika Mallick

    Hi, Arushi. Most of the courses offered by IIM Indore are on-campus courses. However, due to the pandemic situation and lockdowns, authorities have decided to conduct classes in hybrid mode, that is, both offline and online. Proper social distancing in offline classes is being maintained. Students may choose to attend either of the two modes of classes.

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    priya
    Is there any management quota for admission?
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    Priya Sharma

    No, there no management quota.Admissions are purely based on merit of marks candidate scored in entrance test and interview.

    If you want to check out more details related to admission please check it here: IIM Indore Admission

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    shatakshi patki
    Do I need to give any entrance to get admission in this course?
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    surabhi s
    How is the placement after the course?
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    Priya Sharma

    Placements are very good in IIM Indore as it creates a pool of opportunities for the deserving candidates. As per 2021 placement stats the average salary of top 100 students was INR 33 Lacs per annum. You can check the placement stats and get more details on link: IIM Indore Placements

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    mohammed najamuddin
    What is the criteria for admission in FPM course?
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    Aniket Ranjan

    You are eligible to apply for admission in FPM program of IIM Indore if you have Master’s degree with 60% aggregate marks or equivalent from recognized university. The selection to this course is done on the basis of standardized test scores and Personal Interview (PI). 

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    bhagyashri kene
    Do I need to submit my original marksheets during the course of study?
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    anuj singh chauhan
    How will I check after submitting the application that whether I have got admission in this course or not?
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    Diya Suresh

    After submitting the registration details online, you need to constantly check the official webiste of the college for merit lest of selected candidates. If your name appears in the list, then you need to attend counselling rounds of WAT-PI for final selection.

    After attending the interview, a final list of selected students will also be updated on the website. For more details visit IIM Indore admissions 2021.

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    nafisa khatoon
    What is the selection criteria during admission?
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    Priya Negi

    The selection of candidates to the program of IIM will be conducted on the basis of the GMAT score and interview.

    1. Short-listing of candidates for the Personal Interview will be done on the basis of GMAT score and/or any other criteria as per Admission Committee for that academic year.

    for more detail for interview selection:- Here

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    ashish singh
    Will the courses take place on-campus?
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    Diya Suresh

    Owing to the pandemic situation, the regular classes were suspended for the time being at IIM Indore. Whenever the situation regulates, normal classes will resume and the same will be informed via notification on the official website. Also, there are courses at IIM Indore that otherwise also are conducted in online mode. Find more details at IIM Indore admissions 2021.

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    saurav kumar
    Will hostel fees be included in the fees of the institute?
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    Diya Suresh

    No, although the campus provides accomodation or hostel facilitie sfor both boys and girls but the fee is not included in the admission fee. The hostel fee can be paid in installments.

    Hostel fees for 2020-21 was INR 120000 and mess fee was INR 45000, which can be paid in 2 installments. Find more details at IIM Indore hostel.

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    jatin sharma
    What are the schoarships offered to the students?
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    Nitin Yaduvanshi

    Some scholarships provided by IIM-INDORE are as follows:

    • Need-based Financial Assistance (NBFA)

    • Central Sector Scholarship for SC/ST Students

    • Minority Welfare Scholarship (Merit-cum-Means)

    • OPJEMS Scholarship

    • Aditya Birla scholarship

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    ankur jain
    Are there any elective subjects in the exam?
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    Diya Suresh

    Post Graduate Program in Management or PGP program, which is the flagship course at IIM indore includes both core subjects and electives. There are many elective subjects under different areas as follows:

    • Economics
    • Finance and Accounting
    • Information Systems
    • Marketing
    • OB and HR
    • OM and QT
    • Strategy
    • Communication
    • Humanities and Social Sciences
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    rinki mahapatra
    I get admission in FPM by giving which entrance exam?
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    Aniket Ranjan

    The Fellow Programme in Management or FPM is a full time residential doctoral program of 4 years and IIM Indore conduct their own entrance exam for FPM aspirants. For more details visit:- IIM INDORE ADMISSION DETAILS

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    uma goenka
    Is there any way to take admission in any other certificate course along with this?
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    Nitin Yaduvanshi

    Yes, you can as IIM Indore has launched certificate programmes for graduate and post-graduate candidates. These programmes will be provided online with the help of appropriate technology platform.

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    sourajit mukherjee
    Can I get the detailed syllabus?
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    Diya Suresh

    IIM conducts different courses at PG and doctoral level and syllabus for every course is different. Post Graduate Program or PGP is the flagship course here that includes both core subjects and elective subjects. Total 70 core courses are available along with around 19 skill development courses and different elective subjects to choose from. You will get detailed syllabus from the official website of the college.

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    dharshini rajendran
    How are the classes going on for this session?
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    Diya Suresh

    Like most of the colleges, regular classes were suspended owing to pandemic crisis and the updates regarding further classes will be notified on the official website via a notification. There are otherwise online classes that are conducted at IIM Indore along with part time programs like FDP or Faculty Development Program. 

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    riya gupta
    When will the admission in the FPM course start?
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    Aniket Ranjan

    The Fellow Programme in Management or FPM is a full time residential doctoral program of 4 years and IIM Indore conduct their own entrance exam for FPM aspirants. Visit the official website of the Entrance Exam to apply for the examination.

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    md hussain ansari
    What is the eligibility to get admission in FPM?
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    Aniket Ranjan

    The eligibility criteria for FPM program of IIM is master’s degree most preferably MBA or any other equivalent master’s degree with minimum 55% marks. The admission to the FPM Course is based on the entrance exam score followed by a group discussion and interview round.

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    shubham sharma
    Is this course available as online course or distance education?
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    Diya Suresh

    Please specify the course you are looking for as IIM Indore conducts multiple PG and doctoral level courses for eligible students. Programs like FDP or Faculty Development program are conducted in part time mode while flagship course of PGP or Post Graduate Program is conducted as regular on campus course. 

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