IIM Calcutta Fellow Programs

The Fellow Program of the Indian Institute of Management Calcutta is a full-time doctoral program in different fields and related disciplines of Management. The objective of the program is to prepare students for careers in teaching and research in Management or in the related disciplines, and also for positions outside academics, which require advanced research and analytical capabilities.

The fellow program at IIMC focuses on training outstanding scholars whose teaching and research will advance management education and practice, and is capable of meeting the continued need for qualified faculty in leading business schools in India and abroad.

Eligibility Criteria

A Master’s degree in any subject/discipline or equivalent professional qualification with at least 55 per cent marks; and minimum 50 per cent aggregate marks at the three year Bachelor’s degree level. OR

A First Class Bachelor’s degree in Engineering. If “Class” is not given by the institute then 60 per cent marks (or equivalent grade point) will be considered equivalent to first class.

Admission Process

Applicants for the Fellow Program will be required to take the CAT or other test(s) in lieu of CAT like GMAT, GRE, UGC-JRF. For details, click here.


The areas for specializations include

  • Behavioural Sciences
  • Economics
  • Finance & Control
  • Human Resource Management
  • Marketing
  • Management Information Systems
  • Operations Research and Systems Analysis
  • Operations Management
  • Regional Development
  • Sociology
  • Strategic Management
  • Public Policy and Management

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