IRMA Fellow Programme in Rural Management (FPRM) 2020

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Last updated on: 13-May-2020
EligibilityStudents with postgraduate or equivalent degree
AwardUp to INR 28,000 pm and contingency grant of INR 20,000 pa

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About the Program

Institute of Rural Management Anand (IRMA) invites applications for IRMA Fellow Programme in Rural Management (FPRM) 2020 from postgraduate students. The objective of the fellowship is to grow scholars, teachers in the rural management field and also encourage research and academic work in IRMA. This is a doctoral-level research programme in Rural Management with a minimum residency requirement of three years. The selected fellows will receive fellowship up to INR 28,000 per month and a contingency grant of INR 20,000 per annum. 

  • IRMA Fellow Programme in Rural Management (FPRM) 2020 DeadlineClosed

    In order to be eligible, an applicant must:

    • Hold a postgraduate or equivalent degree/diploma from a recognized institution or university with minimum first class marks or equivalent
    • Have a valid score/result of the last five years in any of the following qualifying exams or tests -
      • CAT/XAT
      • GMAT/GRE
      • UGC-JRF/NET
      • CSIR-JRF/NET
      • ICAR-SRF
      • GATE

    FPRM participants receive a fellowship of INR  25,000 per month for the first two years, after which they get INR 28,000 per month for the next two years. Besides, each participant gets a contingency grant of INR 20,000 per year for a period of four years.

    How can you apply?

    For online application, follow the steps given below:
    Step 1: Register here by filling the details. Note: Once registered, an email containing username and password will be sent to the registered email id.
    Step 2: Log in with the given username and password.
    Step 3: Fill in all the details and upload the documents required.
    Step 4: Pay the application either by payment gateway or SBI challan.  
    Step 5: Submit the application.

Important Dates

Application deadline: 15th February 2020

Selection Criteria

Selection will be based on multiple parameters -

  • Academic qualification
  • Test scores
  • Research proposals
  • Reservation

The selection committee, if necessary, may conduct a short written test for those called for PI to assess their analytical and communication abilities. The decision of the selection committee regarding the process and criteria will be final.

Terms and Conditions
  • Tuition fees are waived for all participants as a matter of policy.
  • Only fees deducted from the fellowship amount are in lieu of hostel accommodation, computers, network services and internet services. The service fee structure is depicted in the FPRM Fees Structure.
  • The programme is meant to prepare scholars, teachers, and professionals with doctoral-level education. There is no official placement service under FPRM.
  • Additionally, participants are provided financial support for attending national and international seminars by IRMA.
  • Those candidates expecting to complete the final exams of their postgraduate degrees by July 01, 2020 may also apply.

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Contact Us

Mr. Janak R. Brahmbhatt, Manager (Academics),
Admissions Office,
Institute of Rural Management Anand (IRMA),
Anand, 388 001, Gujarat
Email Id:
Phone: 02692-221657/659/940, 70690 66711
WhatsApp: 7069066711, 8754338367

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