IIM Calcutta Fellow Program 2019

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Last updated on: 05-Nov-2018
EligibilityMaster's/CA/CS/CMA/Bachelor's in Engineering
AwardMonthly Stipend (Up to INR 35,000)

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About the Program

IIM Calcutta Fellow Program 2019 invites applications from candidates with proven academic backgrounds, who have the intellect, interest, and ingenuity to pursue doctoral studies in management sciences and related disciplines. Applicants must possess the ability, motivation, and discipline to sustain themselves in a rigorous doctoral program for four-to-five years.

  • IIM Calcutta Fellow Program 2019 DeadlineClosed

    To be eligible for the fellowship, an applicant must: 

    • Have a First Class Master's degree in any discipline, or CA with minimum 50% marks, or CS/CMA with minimum 55% marks and a three-year Bachelor's degree with at least 50% marks in the aggregate; OR Have a First Class Bachelor's degree in Engineering
    • Have obtained a minimum of 50% marks in the aggregate in either the Secondary or the Higher Secondary Examination of a Board (or equivalent)

    Note: Non-engineering candidates who have undergone 10+2+5 years, and CMA(USA) candidates are also eligible. A final-year student appearing for the Bachelor's degree examination in Engineering or Master's degree examination in any discipline can also apply.

    In addition, an applicant needs to have taken the Common Admission Test (CAT) in 2018 OR, depending on chosen specialization(s), alternative test(s) in lieu of the CAT as specified (GMAT/GRE/UGC-NET/UGC-JRF). 

    Note: A PGDM/PGDCM holder of any of the IIMs with a Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of 6.00/9.00 and above (or equivalent) does not need to take any Admission Test.


    • Each selected fellow receives a monthly stipend (INR 30,000 to INR 35,000).
    • Contingency grants of up to INR 65,000 for the first year of study, and of up to INR 25,000 per year for subsequent years are also made available
    • Additional financial support is available in the form of extra funds of up to INR 50,000 for field research
    • Fellows can also take up teaching assistantships as and when available, that pay up to INR 11,000 per month (in addition to the stipend)

    Note: The stipend and contingency grants are given for four years, and can be extended for up to one more year on demonstration of satisfactory progress in dissertation work.


    Applicants should upload any published or unpublished research work they may have completed. If the entire document cannot be uploaded, abstracts or summaries can be uploaded instead. 

    How can you apply?

    To apply for the fellowship, follow the below steps: 

    Step 1: Pay the application fees through Credit Card/Debit Card/Netbanking, or through a Demand Draft
    Step 2: Register your details on the online admission form 
    Step 3: Log in using the details received at your registered email id 
    Step 4: Fill in the 5-step admission form, including details of your academic referees 
    Step 5: Submit your fellowship application

Terms and Conditions

Note: 50% of the seats in the programme are reserved for the reserved categories

Contact Us

Fellow Programme & Research Office
Indian Institute of Management Calcutta
Joka, Diamond Harbour Road
Kolkata - 700 104 (WB).
Phone: (033) 2467-8300 - 04

Email: admissionsfp@iimcal.ac.in


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