IIM Mumbai offers a Doctoral Level Fellowship Program recognized by Ministry of HRD as equivalent to PhD of any Indian University. It is a programme with a view to mould individuals competent enough for a career in academic, research, business and consulting.
The Fellow Program of IIM Mumbai was started in 1980, since then nearly 50 Fellowship (Doctoral) Degrees have been awarded. Fellowship Program alumni are placed in academics and industry. Now more than 60 candidates are enrolled for the same and an average of four Fellowships is awarded in a year. The program is interdisciplinary in nature, covering all areas of Management, Ergonomics and Environmental Management.
This program is multi-disciplinary in nature and broad based spanning different facets of contemporary Industrial, Business and Social issues. The Program also encourages sponsored candidates from Industry, Academic Institutions, Government and other organizations. It promotes Research in inter-disciplinary areas through a system of joint supervision and team effort.
Prospective Candidate for the Programme
Flexibility is inherent in the Design of the Program. It admits scholars in three categories, Direct, External and Sponsored.
All eligible candidates with sound academic background and research potential who wish to pursue Research for the Fellow Programme as full-time research scholars in IIM Mumbai. They are eligible to get a monthly stipend and yearly contingency grant.
External and Sponsored Candidates
All eligible candidates with sound academic background and research potential who wish to pursue the Fellow Program simultaneously with their full-time employment in industry, academic, government and other organizations should fulfill six months residential requirement on IIM Mumbai campus.