Fellow Programme in Management (FPM)

Developing Educators & Thought Leaders – The SPJIMR Way

AICTE Approved Fellow Programme in Management (FPM)

FPM at SPJIMR, Mumbai, an AICTE approved doctoral-level programme in management, is designed to create world-class researchers and faculty in various management disciplines.

FPM trains those scholars who are keen to solve real-life business problems through research in various management disciplines. Participants benefit from SPJIMR’s extensive network, which facilitates relevant and contextual research. The combination of rigorous methodology and practice orientation aimed at producing world-class academic scholars is the key differentiating feature of SPJIMR FPM.

Applications for Academic year 2023 open from 28th January 2023

Eligibility Criteria

  • First class in Master's degree or integrated Master's degree in any discipline, OR, Professional qualifications, e.g., CA, ICWA, CS in place of Master's degree, with a minimum of 60% marks
  • Bachelor's degree with a minimum of 55% marks
  • Higher secondary schooling with a minimum of 50% marks

Eligibility Criteria

Features & Benefits

  • More than 40 years of Legacy of Management Education.
  • Consistently ranked amongst the top 5 Management Schools in India and best private management school in India.
  • FT Global ranking of 2nd in India, and 44th in the world in Masters in Management.
  • Flexibility to choose their guide/advisor.
  • Innovative Pedagogy.
  • Research Training of International Quality.
  • Opportunity for both full-time and part-time FPM candidates. For full-time scholars, financial support with a stipend and accommodation would be provided. Part-time scholars can also avail the opportunity by paying nominal fees.
  • Faculty Development Programme.
  • Institute-level AACSB Accreditation.
  • Access to SPJIMR’s wide network of 3000 Family Business owners, 800 NGOs, and over 100 corporates.
  • Located in the heart of India’s ‘commercial capital’ Mumbai.

Some of the recent International conferences where our scholars have Presented Papers

  • AMCIS 2022-Americas Conference on Information Systems
  • ITAIS & MCIS 2022 conference
  • SMS 42nd Annual Conference
  • 38th EGOS Colloquium-European Group for Organizational Studies

Scholars have also presented at Conferences & Doctoral workshops conducted at IIM-Ahmedabad & IRMA Anand

A few of the recent prestigious Paper Publications by our scholars

Management and Labour Studies

Date : 30/11/2022

Global Business Review

Date : 01/11/2022

Journal of Business Analytics

Date : 01/08/2022

Journal of Cleaner Production

Date : 07/12/2022

A few of the Awards & Grants received by FPM

  • Raj Sethuraman Research Grant from NASMEI
  • Transformative Consumer Research Grant Award in ACR
  • AIM-Sheth Research Grant from AIM-Sheth Foundation Research Proposal




FT Global ranking of 2nd in India, and 44th in the world in Masters in Management


Institute-level AACSB Accreditation


Research Training of International Quality


Financial Support with Stipend & Accommodation


Faculty Development Programme


Access to SPJIMR’s wide network of 3000 Family Business owners, 800 NGOs, and over 100 corporates.


Innovative Pedagogy


Flexibility to choose their guide/advisor


Located in the heart of India’s ‘commercial capital’ Mumbai.

AICTE Approved

Capstone Project

Global Immersion - An opportunity to study in the US for a certification programme *

Contemporary and innovative pedagogy and curriculum

Advancing Research & Practice

The programme is intended to be interdisciplinary in nature with the following areas of specialisation: Marketing Management, Operation Management, Finance, Strategy, Entrepreneurship, Accounting & Economics, MIS & Information Management, Supply Chain, HR & Organisational Behaviour

The FPM is a full-time doctoral programme, approved by AICTE, aimed at training students for advanced research and practice in various management disciplines. Participants would be equipped with in-depth analytical and functional skills to succeed in both, industry and academia.

SPJIMR joins the league of top Global B-schools who are accredited by AACSB International.

AACSB which is the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business and is the longest-serving global accrediting body. AACSB recognises institutes that have demonstrated a focus on excellence in all areas, including teaching, research, curriculum development and student learning.

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