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  • Fellow Program offers handsome monthly stipend of upto INR 40K
  • Executive Fellow Program offers Golden Opportunity for Working Professionals through week end classes
  • Prepares for successful and rewarding careers in academia, corporates and consultancy
  • AACSB and NBA Accredited Institute
  • AICTE Approved Programs

Chairperson's Message

Dr. A. V. Shukla

Center for Research Studies

The Centre for Research Studies, through its fellow programmes, strives towards the mission of developing management faculty as global thought leaders. At the same time the Centre endeavors to transform young researchers into innovative thinkers and solution providers.

The Centre for Research Studies conducts doctoral level programmes besides conducting research seminars, conferences and workshops. It has been one of the earliest centres of its kind in private business schools in the country. The Centre has influenced policy and structure of many organizations through its research output. The Centre offers Fellow Programme in Management (FPM) and Executive Fellow Programme in Management (EFPM).

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Admission to 12th batch of 2024 to open in January 2024

Birla Institute of Management Technology offers a Fellow Programme in Management (FPM) approved by All India Council for Technical Education (Ministry of HRD, Govt. of India), which is a doctoral level programme for full time research scholar, with an objective to groom talented young researchers to be transformed into innovative thinkers and real world solution providers, seeking opportunities in academics or industry. The FPM effectively draws from the research strengths of faculty members at BIMTECH, who have cutting-edge research competence. This programme is both academically rigorous as well as highly relevant to the needs of today’s globalised business.


BIMTECH offers a monthly scholarship of Rs. 35,000 in the first year followed by Rs. 37,500 in second year and Rs. 40,000 thereafter, to its full time research scholars. In addition to the monthly stipend, full time research scholars also receive a research grant up to of Rs. 1.80 Lakhs.


In addition to training future researchers in the domain of business education, this programme also serves to boost research capability and invigorate motivation and creativity. FPM (Doctoral) scholars are expected to be involved as research/teaching assistants and strive to be co-author with faculty members, making it a win-win proposition for the scholars as well as the mentors.


The research focus of FPM (Doctoral) programme leads to state-of-art research insights. This contributes both to the research scholars getting new knowledge and the institute in bringing the new knowledge to the classroom. Leading Business schools around the globe, without exception, have this feature in their curriculum.


FPM is aligned to our mission of creating and disseminating knowledge in global context which suitably places our Fellows as future faculty and industrial researchers. It embodies our assurance to being a class apart; being innovative. Ultimately, it enables us to have a superior impact on academia as well as industry. This programme is a full time programme.

The Executive Fellow Programme in Management (EFPM) at BIMTECH approved by All India Council for Technical Education (Ministry of HRD, Govt. of India) is a doctoral level programme designed to gratify the erudite needs of working business executives. It prepares executives for careers in management teaching and research scholar as well as in management practice, consulting and development.The programme is built on the executives’ past experience and academic achievements. It helps the executive maximize his/her effectiveness as an educator or practitioner. The programme helps the executives in their current management roles as well as preparing them for possible careers in academia or consulting.The EFPM is designed to enhance the research and consulting skills of the executive. The Programme is also expected to increase the executives’ understanding of research methodology and techniques applicable in business.

In addition to a rigorous but fulfilling Coursework (Phase I) of the E/FPM the scholars are offered various learning opportunities by way of short duration workshops addressed by National and International professors and practitioners. Please click here to see details of workshops held in last 2 years 

Name Designation Email ID Phone No. Extension No.
Prof. A.V. Shukla Chairperson (Centre for Research Studies) [email protected] +91-120-6843000-10
Dr Pradeep Kumar Coordinator – Fellow Program [email protected] +91-120-6843000-10
Mr. Shivendra Singh Assistant [email protected] +91-120-6843000-10, Mob: 9990504171 316

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