The Fellow Program of the Indian Institute of Management Calcutta is a full-time doctoral program that offers students opportunities for advanced studies and research in different specializations related to Management Science. The Program aims to prepare students for careers in teaching and research in management studies and in related disciplines, and for careers in the government, in industry, and in other organizations that require advanced analytical and research capabilities.
The Institute started the Fellow Program in 1971.
The Program is committed to educating scholars who will become leaders in their fields of research. Many IIM Calcutta Fellows are faculty members in leading business schools and universities in India and abroad, while others hold leadership positions in corporate research environments.
The Fellow Program has two streams. The Fellow Program in Management includes the following disciplines:
Behavioural Sciences, Economics, Finance & Control, Human Resource Management, Management Information Systems, Marketing, Operations Management, Public Policy & Management, and Strategic Management.
The Fellow Program in Disciplines Related to Management includes the following specializations: Operations Research & Systems Analysis, Regional Development, and Sociology.
The Program consists of two phases: A two-year coursework phase is followed by a two-to-three year dissertation phase in which a student writes his/her doctoral dissertation. The Institute provides substantial support to Fellowship students in the form of comprehensive financial aid and adequate research infrastructure.
On successful completion of the Program, a student is awarded the title of a Fellow of the Indian Institute of Management Calcutta in his/her area of specialization. The title is recognized by the Association of Indian Universities and by the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India, as being equivalent to a Ph.D. degree of an accredited university.
For more information, contact the Fellow Programs and Research Office, Indian Institute of Management Calcutta, Diamond Harbour Road, Kolkata 700104; phone: (33) 2467 8300 extension 199; email: firstname.lastname@example.org.