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PhD Admission 2020 with Fellowship opens in IIM Amritsar

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Amritsar:  Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Amritsar, an Institute of National Importance, has notified PhD Admission 2020.

Research Areas: Business Economics; Finance and Accounting; Human Resources Management; Information Technology and Systems; Marketing Management; Operations Management; Organizational Behavior; and Strategic Management.

Key Dates & Application Fees: Last date for Submission of Application form is 15 March 2020 (17:00 Hours).

Application fees of Rs. 1000/- (Rs. 500/- for SC/ST/OBC/EWS/PH candidates) should be paid through Payment Gateway of Bank of Baroda.

Minimum Eligibility Criteria

All applicants must have secured a minimum of 55% marks in all their examinations starting with the secondary level.

A Master’s Degree or its equivalent in any discipline with minimum 55% aggregate marks;


A Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering with 60% marks or equivalent grade point average;


Any professional qualifications such as CA, ICWA and CS with a minimum 55% aggregate marks.

In addition, managerial work experience in industry or in academics (in AICTE approved organizations/institutions), though not mandatory, will be given consideration in the selection process.

Applicants must have a valid score in any one of the following exams: Common Admission Test (CAT) conducted by IIMs, GATE, GRE, GMAT, or Xavier Aptitude Test (XAT) taken during the current year or last two years (i.e., on or after June, 2017). JRF/SRF (UGC/CSIR/ICAR) should be valid before the commencement of the Ph.D. Program.

Those who are appearing for their final year examination in the current academic year may also apply. However, their admission to the program will be provisional subject to their successful completion of all requirements for obtaining the relevant degree before June 30, 2020.

Interested candidates should submit an application form along with supporting documents as mentioned in the application form by 15 March, 2020 and pay a non-refundable application fee of INR 1000 for general (INR 500 for SC, ST, EWS and PH category). Request for change in category will not be entertained after submission of the application.

Shortlisted candidates will be called to IIM Amritsar campus for personal interview, written test, area specific tests and a presentation on their research interests to assess their suitability for the Ph.D. Program.

Applicants must not be more than 35 years of age as on 15 March, 2020.

Interviews will be conducted in the beginning of April 2020. Final results will be announced at the end of April 2020.

Fellowship Benefits: Participants will be provided financial support in the form of Research and Teaching assistantships, research grant for books and computers, conference support as per Institute Ph.D. Program Policy, subject to satisfactory progress in the program. JRF/SRF students will receive the difference between their scholarship amount and Institute assistantship, plus other financial support as outlined above.

For exact eligibility criteria, how to apply and other details, candidates should refer the official website of IIM Amritsar.


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