IIM Sambalpur PhD Admission 2023: Application Form, Dates

IIM Sambalpur PhD Admission

IIM Sambalpur PhD Admission 2023 – Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Sambalpur invites applications for admission to PhD and Executive PhD Program offered in various disciplines for 2023.

Check full details on IIM Sambalpur PhD Admission 2023 below here.

IIM Sambalpur PhD Specialization

Areas of Specialization

  • Organizational Behavior & Human Resource Management
  • Finance & Accounting Management
  • Production and Operations Management
  • Economics
  • Policy & Strategic Management
  • Information System Management
  • Marketing Management

Eligibility Criteria for IIM Sambalpur PhD Admission 2023

For PhD

The candidate must hold, subject to the condition laid down below, As per MoE guidelines:

  • Master’s Degree (i.e., Bachelor’s Degree obtained in 10+2+3 pattern, followed by a master’s degree) or Post Graduate Diploma (2 years) from IITs/IIMs/Other reputed Universities, with at least 60% marks or equivalent grade point average in the bachelor’s as well as in the master’s degree. OR
  • A professional qualification like CA, ICWA, CS with Bachelor’s Degree, with at least 60 % marks or equivalent grade point in the Bachelor’s Degree. OR
  • A 4-year/8-semester Bachelor’s degree in Engineering (B.E/B.Tech/B.Sc Engineering/B. Arch) with at least 6.5 cumulative grade point average (CGPA) or equivalent percent marks. OR
  • Five-year Integrated Master’s degree programme in any discipline, with at least 60 % aggregate marks, obtained after completing higher secondary schooling (10+2) or equivalent.
  • Candidates belonging to Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes, Other Backward Classes (Non-Creamy Layer) and Persons-with-Disabilities will be given a 5% relaxation in the minimum mark’s requirement.

Condition:

The Master’s degree or equivalent qualification/Bachelor’s degree or equivalent qualification should be:

  • From any of the Universities incorporated by an act of the central or state legislature in India or other educational institutions established by an act of Parliament or declared to be deemed as a University under section 3 of UGC Act, 1956; OR
  • Recognized by the Ministry of HRD, Government of India OR
  • Possess an equivalent qualification from an institution approved by AICTE. The Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent qualification obtained by the candidate must entail a minimum of three years of education after completing Higher Secondary schooling (10+2) or equivalent.
  • Candidates who are in the final year of their Master’s/Bachelor’s Programmes that would make them eligible can also apply. Such candidates, if selected, will be allowed to join the programme provisionally only if they complete all the requirements on or before 30th June, 2023.
  • Age Limit: Candidate must not be more than 40 years as on June 1st, 2023.

For Executive PhD

The candidate must hold, subject to the condition laid down below, As per MoE guidelines:

  • Master’s Degree (i.e., Bachelor’s Degree obtained in 10+2+3 pattern, followed by a Master’s Degree) or Post Graduate Diploma (2 years) in any discipline or Integrated (Dual) Degree from IITs/IIMs/Other reputed Institutions/ Universities from NIRF top 50 Ranking 2022, with at least 55% marks or equivalent grade point average in the Bachelor’s as well as 60% marks or equivalent grade point average in the Master’s Degree. OR
  • A professional qualification like CA, ICWA, CS with Bachelor’s Degree, with at least 55% marks or equivalent grade point in the Bachelor’s Degree. OR
  • A 4-year/8-semester Bachelor’s degree in Engineering (B.E/B.Tech/B.Sc. Engineering/B. Arch) with at least 6.5 cumulative grade point average (CGPA) or equivalent percent marks.
  • Minimum 5 years of full time managerial/executive/professional work experience as on 31st March 2023 after graduation.
  • Candidates belonging to Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes, Other Backward Classes (Non-Creamy Layer), and Persons-with-Disabilities will be given a 5% relaxation in the minimum marks requirement.

IIM Sambalpur PhD Admission 2023 Important Date

Last date for online application31st March 2023

IIM Sambalpur PhD Admission 2023 Application Process

  • Candidates can apply online through the official website www.iimsambalpur.ac.in
  • No hard copy/mail copy of the application is accepted.

Application Fee

CourseApplication Fee
For PhDRs. 590/-
For Executive PhDRs. 2360/-

Fellowships for PhD

  • IIM Sambalpur provides a comprehensive fellowship that covers all academic expenses including tuition, computer, library, medical insurance, placement, and alumni fees.
  • In addition, a monthly subsistence allowance of Rs. 35,000/- (Slab A) for first and second years, and Rs. 40,000/- (Slab B) after submitting the TAC approved thesis proposal will be provided till 4 years.
  • A maximum of two six-month extensions may be provided subject to the recommendation of the Doctoral Committee and Competent Authority.
  • Since the PhD is a full-time residential programme, bachelor accommodation will be provided to all the students in the hostel. A fixed number of houses for married students may be made available on permanent campus.

First Year Course Waiver

Candidates having a two/three-year full-time classroom-based

(1)  PGDM/PGP from any of the IIMs

or

(2)  MBA from IITs / FMS Delhi / NITIE

or

(3)  MBA /PGDM from reputed institutions with a NIRF Ranking not greater than 50 (in any of the preceding two years) will be waived off from first year coursework and will pursue the courses of second year.

Alternatively, candidates with a two/three-year full-time classroom-based MBA/ PGDM/ PGP from other institutes with a minimum managerial experience of at least 5 years will also be waived off from first year course work and will pursue the courses of second year.

Selection Procedure For PhD

  • Shortlisting of candidates for Personal Interview (PI) process.
  • Conducting the PI process
  • Preparing the Merit List based on the Admission Criteria and PI process.
  • Candidates who fulfill the eligibility criteria as stated above are required to take Common Admission Test (CAT).CAT 2020, 2021 & 2022 is valid for 2023 PhD Admission at IIM Sambalpur. OR
  • Alternatively, those who have GRE/GATE/GMAT/JRF (UGC/CSIR) taken during the last two years will be considered valid for 2023 Admission. OR
  • Valid Research Aptitude Test Score (IIMSAT) of IIM Sambalpur 2023.

Exemption from Standard Test

Candidates who have already passed two-year full-time PGP/ MBA from IIMs or Institutions/ Universities in NIRF 2022 top 50 Ranking with a minimum CGPA of 6.00 and above on a scale of Ten or equivalent or with a minimum of 60 percent marks or equivalent are exempted from the test score.

Part-time/evening/weekend/Distance Learning programmes of IIM or Institutions as specified above are NOT considered.

Note: Admission to the programme is open to Indian Citizens only.

Selection Criteria PhD

Shortlisting for PI

The CAT/GRE/GMAT/GATE/ JRF-UGC/CSIR/ IIMSAT Score/ percentile will be used for shortlisting candidates for PI. The PhD committee in consultation with the Competent Authority will decide the number of candidates to be called for PI based on the merit order.

Personal Interview 

Upon being shortlisted, the candidate shall appear for a personal interview in front of the Expert panel. The panel will assess the suitability of the candidates for research work based on the portfolio of the candidate. Candidate will be especially assessed based on Statement of Purpose (SOP) apart from academic record, professional accomplishments, etc. 

Merit List Preparation

Merit List will be prepared based on Personal Interview, Academic Qualification, Relevant Work Experience and Research Statement of Purpose (SOP).

Statement of Purpose (SOP)

The candidate should submit a SOP not exceeding 2000 words and should include a title, research motivation, possible research approaches, and references. 

Selection Procedure For Executive PhD

  • Shortlisting of candidates for Personal Interview (PI) process.
  • Conducting the PI process
  • Preparing the Merit List based on the Admission Criteria and PI process.
  • Candidates who fulfill the eligibility criteria as stated above are required to take Common Admission Test (CAT).CAT 2020, 2021 & 2022 is valid for 2023 PhD Admission at IIM Sambalpur. OR
  • Alternatively, those who have GRE/GATE/GMAT/JRF (UGC/CSIR) taken during the last two years will be considered valid for 2023 Admission. OR
  • Valid Research Aptitude Test Score (IIMSAT) of IIM Sambalpur 2023.

Exemption from Standard Test

  • Standard Test Score is not required if an applicant is Alumni of any IIMs or Institutions/ Universities in NIRF 2022 top 50 Ranking of any two-year full-time PGP programme /Integrated Programme in Management where such courses are offered with a minimum CGPA 6.0 and above in a 10-point scale or equivalent.

Part-time/evening/weekend/Distance Learning programmes of IIM or Institutions as specified above are NOT considered.

Selection Criteria for Executive PhD

Shortlisting for PI

The CAT/GRE/GMAT/GATE/ JRF-UGC/CSIR/ IIMSAT Score/ percentile will be used for shortlisting candidates for PI. The PhD committee in consultation with the Competent Authority will decide the number of candidates to be called for PI based on the merit order.

Personal Interview 

Upon being shortlisted, the candidate shall appear for a personal interview in front of the Expert panel. The panel will assess the suitability of the candidates for research work based on the portfolio of the candidate. Candidate will be especially assessed based on Statement of Purpose (SOP) apart from academic record, professional accomplishments, etc. 

Merit List Preparation

Merit List will be prepared based on Personal Interview, Academic Qualification, Relevant Work Experience and Research Statement of Purpose (SOP).

Statement of Purpose (SOP)

The candidate should submit a SOP not exceeding 2000 words and should include a title, research motivation, possible research approaches, and references. 

Important Links

PhD Admission DetailsClick Here
Executive PhD Admission DetailsClick Here
Application FormClick Here
IIM Sambalpur WebsiteClick Here
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IIM Sambalpur PhD Admission 2022 Important Date

Last date for online application31st March 2022

IIM Sambalpur PhD Admission 2021

Important Dates

The Last date for online application is15th April 2021