Siddhi Vinayak Group of Colleges

Fellow Programme in Management- Agriculture

Siddhi Vinayak Group of Colleges
In Ahmedabad

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Typology PhD
Location Ahmedabad
  • PhD
  • Ahmedabad

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Ahmedabad (Gujarat)
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Indian Institute of Management, Vastrapur , 380015


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Course programme

The Fellow Programme in Management- Agriculture is the doctoral programme of the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad. The objective of the programme is to provide students with necessary skills to identify and research complex issues in the field of management. FPM seeks candidates with outstanding academic backgrounds, intellectual curiosity and discipline needed to make scholarly contribution.

IIMA's doctoral programme provides strong opportunities for inter-disciplinary education and research. The small entering class ensures close interaction with the faculty, where students can determine their own direction under the guidance of their thesis advisory committee.

Students generally take four to five years to complete their doctoral studies including two years of rigorous course work. Course work in the first year provides a general management overview and develops basic skills for analysing managerial problems. In the second year, students take advanced doctoral level courses in their areas of specialization. The doctoral dissertation, for the next couple of years, provides them with an opportunity to make original contribution to an area of management or to one of its source disciplines. Our doctoral students find challenging opportunities in India as well as abroad and a variety of research and strategies. The FPM of IIMA is recognised as equivalent to Ph. D. in management by the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India.

A student specializing in the Agriculture programme takes a wide range of courses including those in their area of specialization and in a few other management areas. The first year courses are the same for all fields of specialization. The table highlights the Area Specified Courses for Agriculture in the first year. It also shows the typical course work in the second year that may be offered to a student with interest in Agriculture.

First Year (Area Specified Courses)
Economic Analysis
Macro Organizational Behaviour
Economic Environment and Policy I
Quantitative Methods II
Quantitative Methods III

Second Year
Agricultural Management I*
Agricultural Management II*
Agricultural Marketing Models
Agricultural Policy*
Analogues in Science and Management
Communication and Diffusion
Dynamic Systems and Control
Institution Building
National Resource and Environmental Economics

Third Year
Comprehensive Examination Dissertation

Fourth Year

*Core courses for second year students in Agriculture area.

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