Eligibility for Admission

The ideal candidates for FPM are those who possess outstanding academic background, followed by professional experience and intellectual curiosity as well as diligence required to pursue the work of scholarship.

The candidates for the programme must have one of the following qualifications obtained from any of the universities incorporated by an act of the central or state legislature in India, or other educational institutions established by an act of parliament or declared to be deemed as a university under section 3 of UGC Act, 1956, or possess an equivalent qualification recognized by the Ministry of HRD, Government of India, or an equivalent qualification from an institution approved by AICTE. The candidates with foreign degrees must be from foreign universities or institutions which are recognized by the Association of Indian Universities (AIU).

    • A Post-graduate degree or its equivalent in any discipline with a minimum of 55% aggregate marks
OR
    • A Bachelor's Degree in Engineering with a minimum of 60% marks or equivalent grade point average and a minimum of 3 years of relevant work experience
OR
  • Any professional qualifications such as CA, ICWA and CS with a minimum of 55% aggregate marks In addition, all the candidates must have secured a minimum of 55% marks in all of their public examinations starting with the secondary level. Work experience in industry or academics may be given due credit in the selection process.

Those who are appearing for their final year examination in the current academic year may also apply. However, their admission to the programme will be provisional subject to their successful completion of all requirements for obtaining the relevant degree before September 30, 2018. Preference will be given to those who have MBA degrees, Masters in Economics, Commerce, Psychology, Sociology and other related subjects.