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IIM Calcutta Fellow Program 2019 : Indian Institute of Management

Organisation : Indian Institute of Management IIM Calcutta
Fellowship Name : Fellow Program 2019
Applicable For : Master’s/CA/CS/CMA/Bachelor’s in Engineering
Application Deadline : 27-01-2019
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IIM Calcutta Fellow Program

Indian Institute of Management IIM Calcutta invites applications for Fellow Program for the year 2019 .

Related : IIT Kharagpur Post Doctoral Fellowship 2018 :

Who Can Apply?

To be eligible for the fellowship, an applicant must

** Have a First Class Master’s degree in any discipline, or CA with minimum 50% marks, or CS/CMA with minimum 55% marks and a three-year Bachelor’s degree with at least 50% marks in the aggregate; OR Have a First Class Bachelor’s degree in Engineering

** Have obtained a minimum of 50% marks in the aggregate in either the Secondary or the Higher Secondary Examination of a Board (or equivalent)

Note :
** Non-engineering candidates who have undergone 10+2+5 years, and CMA(USA) candidates are also eligible. A final-year student appearing for the Bachelor’s degree examination in Engineering or Master’s degree examination in any discipline can also apply.

** In addition, an applicant needs to have taken the Common Admission Test (CAT) in 2018 OR, depending on chosen specialization(s), alternative test(s) in lieu of the CAT as specified (GMAT/GRE/UGC-NET/UGC-JRF).

** A PGDM/PGDCM holder of any of the IIMs with a Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of 6.00/9.00 and above (or equivalent) does not need to take any Admission Test.

How To Apply?

Just follow the below steps to apply for the Fellowship Programme 2019.

Steps :
Step 1 : Go to the official website of IIM Calcutta provided above.
Step 2 : Read the instructions carefully and click on the “Proceed” button at the end of the page.

Step 3 : Fill the required details to complete the registration form.
Step 4 : Finally Submit your fellowship application

Step 5 : For General Candidates Application cannot be submitted without the payment of application fee of INR 1000/-. Payment can only be made by Credit/Debit Card and Net Banking (electronic fund transfer).

A small processing fee (upto approx INR 30/-) as applicable will be charged by the Bank/Debit Card/Credit Card Company.

Step 6 : Those who are unable to pay online may send a Demand Draft payable at Kolkata in favour of “Indian Institute of Management Calcutta” to the following address

Fellow Programme & Research Office
Indian Institute of Management Calcutta
Joka, Diamond Harbour Road
Kolkata – 700 104 (WB).

Note :
In case you want to pay the application fees of Rs 1000/- through DD, please select the draft option and provide the DD no., DD date and Bank name in the given space.

Fellowship Amount

** Each selected fellow receives a monthly stipend (INR 30,000 to INR 35,000).
** Contingency grants of up to INR 65,000 for the first year of study, and of up to INR 25,000 per year for subsequent years are also made available

** Additional financial support is available in the form of extra funds of up to INR 50,000 for field research
** Fellows can also take up teaching assistant-ships as and when available, that pay up to INR 11,000 per month (in addition to the stipend)

Note : The stipend and contingency grants are given for four years, and can be extended for up to one more year on demonstration of satisfactory progress in dissertation work.


1. Can foreign students or NRIs apply for the programme?
Yes, foreign students or NRIs can apply for the programme.

2. Is there any exemption to the application fee?
An SC/ST/OBC/PWD applicant need not pay the application fee provided (s) he has to upload the attested photocopy of his/her SC/ST/OBC/PWD certificate along with the online application.

3. Who can write recommendations for me?
Usually a faculty member from the last institute attended can write a recommendation for applicants. For working professionals it could be the superior of the candidate, who can elaborate on his/her research capabilities, can write letters of recommendation.

In the case of self-employed applicants, an industry expert who knows you or a fellow professional can write a recommendation for you.

4. Is there any upper age limit to applying for the programme?
There is no upper age limit to applying for the Fellow Programme.

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