Fellow Program in Management

Weekend Classes

Offered at Jaipuria Institute of Management, Lucknow

Result FPM Lucknow


Research has always been an integral part of Jaipuria’s. With 80% doctoral laureates forming the core of our faculty team and another substantial number of them pursuing doctorate, we already facilitate constant evolution of management theories and practices.

The FPM at Jaipuria Lucknow, offers a rigorous academic and research platform in diverse areas of management, designed for academicians; students and professionals alike, driven by an inherent passion to impact business management. The aim is to nurture scholarly talent equipped with analytical thinking, problem solving capabilities and ability to offer management wisdom to address the industry needs and that of the society.

This weekend session program FPM focuses on quality research through continuous mentoring process. Successful completion of the program is dependent on two requirements—one, participant must pass all the courses prescribed in the course curriculum, and two, submission and successfully defending the thesis within the rules and regulations of the program. The functioning of the program will be administered by the Program Director (FPM) and guided by the FPM Committee.


The candidature of an admitted candidate is expected to progress as follows:

FPM Milestone Course Completion
Course Completion 1 year*
Research Proposal With in 9 months for Course-work completion
Submission of Thesis 3 years from date of admission**

*Not to exceed 2 years | **Not to exceed 5 years

Extension of candidature can be made for additional period of two years based on the review of the case by FPM Committee, as per AICTE and Institute norms

Progression in FPM Program

Candidature State Prerequisites Timeline
Milestone 1 Candidature confirmation seminar Successful completion of course-work Submission of synopsis Within three months of completion of course work
Milestone 2 Mid-Candidature Review Attainment of Milestone 1 & Submission of progress report At the end of second year of candidature;
Milestone 3 Thesis Defense Seminar Attainment of Milestone 2 & Submission of thesis At the end of Third year of candidature;

Course Work

As prescribed by AICTE, the FPM participant has to earn 30 credits from following 10 courses:

Module/Trimester Course Name Credit
1 Introduction to Management 3
Research Methodology-I 3
Compulsory Course-I 3
2 Qualitative Research 3
Compulsory Course-II 3
Elective-I 3
3 Research Methodology-II 3
Elective-II 3
Elective-III 3
Review of Literature related to Thesis (ROLT) 3
Total 30

*The Fellow may have to undertake additional courses as mandated by the research committee.

**The Fellow will also undergo courses on scholarly writing, case writing and Pedagogy in management teaching.

Area of Specialisation

Scholars are required to complete their thesis in any one of the areas of specialization;

  • Marketing
  • Finance
  • Human Resource Management and OB
  • Operations Management
  • Information Technology
  • Decision Sciences & Business Analytics
  • General management & strategy



Candidate must have consistent academic performance with a master degree* or equivalent in one or more of the following domains:

 Engineering
 Technology
 Management
 Economics
 Psychology
 Commerce
 Humanities

* Those appearing for their final examination in the respective discipline may also apply. Candidature in such cases would be provisional and will be treated as per the norms of AICTE.

How to Apply

The applicant needs to complete the FPM application form. The form has to be accompanied by an abstract of   500-1000 words about the proposed research topic. Payment of Rs. 1500/- (non- refundable) should also be made. This process should be completed on the institute’s website.

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Selection Process

The selection process will comprise of entrance examination and personal interview. The entrance exam will comprise of objective type questions on teaching and research aptitude, language proficiency, quantitative ability and management aptitude. Personal Interviews will be based on the research proposals submitted by the candidates.

Selection Criteria

Criteria Weightage
Written Test 25%
Work Experience (Industry/Academia) 15%

Schedule of Selection Process

Activity Date*
Last date for filling online application July 19, 2019
Written Exam & Personal Interview July 21, 2019
Declaration of results July 22, 2019
Last Date of Fee Submission August 03, 2019
Commencement of the Program August 05, 2019


The FPM program shall provide scholarship to select students which shall be 20000 rupees per month for the first two years and 25000 rupees per month for the third year. The scholarship shall be provided only for 3 years and not beyond. The Fellows receiving scholarships are also waived off the annual tuition fee. For the rest of the scholars the FPM fee shall be as mentioned in the below table

Particulars First Year Second Year Third Year
Tuition Fee* 90000 100000 110000
Admission Fee 10000
Synopsis Registration 5000
Examination Fee 50000
Thesis Evaluation 25000
Total 150000 105000 135000

*Each year’s tuition fee has to be paid in three installments. The details of the same shall be informed at the time of admission.Candidates unable to complete the program within three years (including those receiving scholarship) are liable to pay an annual tuition fee of 120000 rupees for the fourth year and 132000 for the fifth year.

Financial Assistance

Year 01 – 20000 per Month

Year 02 – 20000 per Month

Year 03 – 25000 per Month

The scholarship shall be provided only for the first 3 years of the candidature only. The Fellows receiving scholarships will also have waiver of annual tuition fee.


Dr. M.A. Sanjeev (FPM Chair): +91 9910732743
Dr Puneet Rai (FPM Co-Chair): +91 9838546952
Prof Masood Siddiqui (Dean Research): +91 9140416897