Fellow Programme
in Management

Merit List: 2024 FPM Brochure 


Course Level


Student Intake



4 Years



FPM is for individuals
who are...

seeking academic research and teaching careers as faculty or professors in the study of management at business schools worldwide

Looking for...

a challenging, international workshop with an experiential learning approach that creates future leaders and market disruptors.

To become...

  • a researcher
  • a professor

Areas for research pursuit


  • Accounting

  • Big Data Analytics 

    Big Data Analytics
  • Economics

  • Human Resource Management

    Human Resource Management
  • Finance

  • Healthcare Management 

    Healthcare Management
  • Information Technology

    Information Technology
  • Marketing

  • Operations 

  • Organizational Behaviour

    Organizational Behaviour
  • Public Policy

    Public Policy
  • Strategic Management

    Strategic Management

Important Dates

  • Applications Open: 27 October 2023
  • Applications Close: 25 March 2024
  • Announcement of Results: 26 April 2024
  • Beginning of Academic year: July 2024

For enquiries contact: Ms. Poornima Chodankar on 9921755720 OR 0832-2366803 Email: fpm[at]gim.ac.in

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Student Testimonials

Konkan Railway Corporation Limited.
Konkan Railway Corporation Limited. |

Hear firsthand accounts of the transformative experiences and success stories shared by the dedicated participants of the Konkan Railway Corporation. Discover the impact, journeys, and achievements of those who've been a part of our incredible railway initiatives. Join us as we celebrate the testament to excellence and innovation in the heart of Konkan.

Pankaj Kumar
Mr. Pankaj Kumar | Regional Head (East), PnB Metlife India Ltd.

Watch what the regional heads from PnB Metlife had to say about their transformative experience at our Management Development Program in Goa! Hear firsthand how our program empowered them with new skills and insights to excel in their roles and drive success for the company.

Kapil Gakhar
Mr. Kapil Gakhar | Chief Manager (HR) Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited

Join us in this testimonial video as the Chief Manager (HR) of Hindustan Petroleum shares his transformative experience at the 'Level Up' Senior Management Development Program hosted by the Goa Institute of Management. Discover the invaluable insights gained, leadership skills honed, and the impact of this program on their professional journey.

Mythili K
Mythili K | Asst. Manager, Neuberg Ehrlich Labs, Chennai

Meet Mythili K., a shining example of how our Healthcare Management Bootcamp is making a real impact in the industry!

In this heartfelt testimonial, Mythili shares their inspiring journey through our program, highlighting the knowledge, skills, and network they gained.



Meet Gajendra Sisodia, PGDM Batch of 2021-23 talking about his summer internship placement and what made him opt for a PGDM at GIM amongst the other B-schools he had in mind.

Gajendra Sisodia | PGDM- Full Time

"The batch size, student profile diversity, a student-driven campus, and strong placement network"


Kajol Mittal, a student in the PGDM-Healthcare Management programme was faced with a dilemma when she was approached by multiple B-schools. Here are her reasons on why she opted for Goa Institute of Management.

Kajol Mittal | PGDM-HCM

"GIM's healthcare programme has an excellent pedagogy and curriculum" 


Deciding on which B-School to opt for, especially when you have many options is a tough and crucial decision to make. Here's Manali Hedaoo, PGDM-BDA, Batch of 2021-23 throwing light on why she opted for PGDM-Big Data Analytics at GIM.

Manali Hedaoo | PGDM- -BDA

"It is a techno-managerial course with a good mix of business expertise and the big data analytics experience"


Why Adhvaryu Srivastava, PGDM-BIFS student, Batch of 2021-23 choose GIM amongst the other B-schools he had converted to? Watch this video to find out!

Adhvaryu Srivastava | PGDM- BIFS

"The reason why I chose GIM was the BIFS programme, as I always wanted to go into core finance"


Watch Stacy Menezes talk about why she thinks GIM's FPM Programme is the perfect fit for her. The course structure is flexible with access to state-of-the-art research culture and infrastructure. Personalized mentorship and knowledgeable faculty. Exposure to research and hands-on experience with tools and research methods are some of the reasons she chose to pursue this program.

Stacy Menezes | Fellow Programme in Management

Highlights of the video: -Introduction -Flexible course structure -Access to state-of-the-art research culture -Knowledgeable faculty -Holistic learning -exposure to cutting edge research -Hands-on experience with tools -Location & networking


Watch Garima Ranga, Batch of 2020-24, talk about why she opted to pursue FPM after completing her PGDM at GIM. High-caliber faculty and great infrastructure. The Behavioural Lab, Thomson Reuters and Bloomberg terminal are added advantages.

Garima Ranga | Fellow Programme in Management

-Reasons for joining GIM -Behavioural lab usage -Thomson Reuters & Bloomberg Terminals -E-Journal packages



Here's Tanaya Saha, FPM student at GIM talking about why she opted for this programme and her experience at GIM. GIM publishes 70+ research papers annually with a strong research background. Huge classrooms with glass boards, no restrictions in clothing which gives you openness to studying.

Tanaya Saha | Fellow Programme in Management

Highlights of the video: -Why I chose GIM -Research background -70+ research papers annually -Huge classrooms -No restrictions


Meet Radhika K R, FPM Scholar throwing light on various opportunities provided by GIM. GIM's reputation, International accreditations, Conducive research ecosystem, Exposure to Top international researchers and academicians, opportunities to be a jury member, Training & expert tools are some of the few reasons that attracted her to this program.

Radhika K R | Fellow Programme in Management

-Introduction -Institute reputation -International accreditation -Conducive environment -Exposure to international researchers and academicians, -Opportunities to be a jury member -Training & tools


"GIM was my natural choice," says Jeevan Lawrence, student at GIM pursuing FPM. Faculty, access to data and research ambiance at GIM was what made him opt for this course. Research scholars also get a stipend, free accommodation, contingency funds and more benefits which make this program even more attractive.

Jeevan Lawrence | Fellow Programme in Management

Highlights of the video: -Introduction -Approachable Faculty -Access to data: Advanced labs, Databases -Research Ambiance -Unique location -Stipend for scholars -Contingency funds and more benefits


Here's Priya Kataria, FPM student talking about why she opted for the Fellow Programme in Management at GIM. Her main reasons for opting for GIM was our focus on SDGs and the campus facing the beautiful Sahyadri mountains in Goa.

Priya Kataria | Fellow Programme in Management

Highlights of the video: -Reasons for joining GIM -Focus on SDGs -Campus location


"My learnings at GIM helped me perform to the best of abilities."

Varsha Bhargava | PGDM 2019-21 | Asian Paints

During my MBA at GIM, I got an opportunity to intern with Asian Paints. It provided a platform to apply my classroom knowledge to an actual business scenario. My learnings at GIM helped me perform to the best of abilities at Asian Paints thereby resulting in an enriching experience. It nurtured me both intellectually and socially to provide creative and desirable solutions for the organization.


"Finance at GIM certainly prepared me for the same."

Mahesh Ogania | PGDM 2018-20 | Arcesium India Pvt Ltd

During my MBA at GIM, I got an opportunity to intern with Arcesium (D E Shaw Group), where I could apply things thought in classroom and give that refresh outlook to every business problem I faced. This eventually led to Pre-Placement Offer with them. The actual journey started with second year, particularly term 4 of finance which definitely prepared me for the current role at Arcesium. I work with investment banking and Hedge funds and help in smooth onboarding of its trading database, reconciling positions, cash and final NAV of the client. It’s a fintech company demanding knowledge upgradation every minute and finance at GIM certainly prepared me for the same.

Bhargav L Narasimhan

"GIM has given me enough opportunities to introspect, learn and grow."

Bhargav L Narasimhan | PGDM-HCM 2017-19 | J&J

I am Dr. Bhargav L Narasimhan, currently working with Johnson and Johnson market access team as a program manager. I work on projects involving value proposition, economic modelling, reimbursement, pricing and patient assistance/support programs. GIM has given me enough opportunities to introspect, learn and grow. The discipline, mindset and time management skills that the management and the Student bodies expected me to inculcate during my stay in the institution has really facilitated me in showing better value in my organization.

Arun Prakash

"I will be forever cherishing the experiences that GIM BDA offered."

Arun Prakash | PGDM-BDA 2018-20 | PayPal

I am Arun Prakash from the inception batch (2020) of. I am currently working as a Business Analyst for the Marketing Analytics team at PayPal. I am part of an international cross functional team which is responsible for setting up analytics experiments, marketing opportunity, Insights management for the marketing team of Paypal. Being a student at GIM, the experience nurtured me with both functional and technical caveats. The group projects and challenging timelines to our team projects played pivotal in working with globally oriented teams along with aligning them to success. I will be forever cherishing the experiences that GIM BDA offered.


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What is the duration of the Fellow Programme in Management (FPM) programme?

Fellow Programme in Management is a full-time doctoral programme with three distinct phases - Course Work, Comprehensive Examination & Research Seminar and Thesis work. The programme typically would run for four years.

What are the SOP guidelines?

Guidelines for SOP: Please upload a 6-8 page (about 3000 words) Statement of Purpose (SOP) for applying to FPM programme at GIM. The broad headings for SOP may include your background, your reasons for pursuing FPM at GIM, and your career goals. This SOP should also include a section on your Research Proposal. The research proposal should state a research problem worth investigating in the given time frame. The research proposal should describe the snapshot of the broad research problem that you would be addressing during the FPM programme. Mention clearly the motivation for taking up this study, the methodology you would use to address it, and the potential contribution it would make to the larger body of research.

What is the financial support available for FPM?

  1. Monthly stipend of INR 62,000/ month for the entire duration of the programme
  2. Contingency fund
    1. INR 25,000 per annum for four years and grant of INR 50k for Data collection during third year
  3. Conference Support
    After successful completion of course work and comprehensive exam, candidates will get conference participation support as mentioned below –
    • Four National conferences each per year (maximum financial support – INR 2,00,000) INR 50,000 per conference.
    • One Foreign conference with maximum financial support of INR 2,50,000 per student during third/ fourth year.

Can I assist in on-going research now?

FPM students are expected to conduct research to develop their skills and can assist faculty to gain from their experience. 

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