Master’s Degree or equivalent in Engineering and Technology/ Management/ Economics/ Social Science/ Biological Science/ Pure Science/ Commerce/ Humanities with FIRST CLASS or equivalent grade shall be considered for admission to Fellow Program.
Those appearing for their final examination in the respective discipline can also apply. Such students if selected shall be provisionally admitted provided they complete all requirements in obtaining their Master’s Degree before 30th September of the year of admission. The admission of these candidates shall remain provisional until they produce the mark sheet proving that they satisfy the eligibility criteria. The deadline for submitting the final year mark sheet is 31st December.
Candidates applying for FPM at IMT Hyderabad are required to take the CAT/GMAT/GRE/GATE/UGC-NET test/ ICAR-NET test/ CSIR-NET test. Candidates who do not have the above qualifying aptitude tests can undertake IMTH research aptitude test. Test scores received during January 1, 2018, to May 31, 2020, will be considered valid.
The candidates can express thereof interest through an enquiry (enquiry form) available on the institute website to obtain the prescribed application form. The final application should be submitted along with attested copies of all the necessary Certificates and testimonials. The candidate must submit an abstract of about 5000 words on the area of research interest (tentative research proposal) along with his/ her application.
The shortlisted candidates in the written test would be required to appear for a presentation followed by a personal interview with the FPM Admission Committee. The final selection would be based on multiple criteria, including past academic qualifications and work experience, performance in the aptitude test, research proposal, and presentation before the selection committee, and personal interview.