Ph.D in Fellow Programme in ManagementXLRI School of Business and Human Resources
Frequent Asked Questions
CA/ICWA or CS with at least 55% marks (50% for SC/ST candidate) and three years of relevant work experience. OR BE/B.Tech degrees or its equivalent with at least 60% marks (50% for SC/ST candidates) and four years of relevant work experience are eligible to apply in any of the areas
The FPM would ordinarily demand four years of residential requirements in two stages. In the first stage, the selected candidate needs to meet the course requirements over two years. During this stage, the student is given appropriate exposure to the basic discipline of management, thus preparing him/her for the thesis work in the next stage. The course work that will be undertaken by the student in the first year will be from among those courses that are offered to the PGP students, and in the second year will include specially designed doctoral and advanced courses. Each student is placed under the guidance of a Faculty Advisory Committee after considering his or her field of interest.
The FPM student who has done his/her PGP from XLRI any IIM, MDI Gurgaon, FMS Delhi or XIM Bhubaneswar, in the last seven years, with a CQPI of at least 6.00/8.00 or equivalent may be exempted from some courses as recommended by the Fellow Programme Committee.
On successful completion of the course work, the student has to qualify in the comprehensive examination before taking up the thesis work.
The thesis stage is of two years. The student will select a thesis topic from among the areas Economics, Finance, Information Systems, Marketing, Operations Management, Organizational Behaviour, Personnel Management & Industrial Relations/Human Resource Management and Strategic Management. The student is expected to identify a thesis topic in consultation with a thesis adviser, and work under the supervision of a Thesis Advisory Committee. On successful completion of all the requirements of the FPM, a student will be awarded the title 'Fellow in Management'.