An Executive FPM applicant must have:

  1. Minimum 8 years of professional working experience
  2. At least a bachelor’s degree. An MBA or business-focused master’s degree is a plus but not mandatory
  3. Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  4. Interest in applied research and connecting theory to practice

Note: If the applicant has not taken a Microeconomics course at a Master’s level programme, he/she must complete a course of “Introductory AP Microeconomics”, offered by Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) on edX, before the programme begins.

Because of the nature of the Executive FPM programme and the level of experience required of candidates, the GMAT or GRE is not required.

How to Apply?

The application cycle is concluded for the Class of 2021. The next admission cycle will open on December 1, 2021 for the Class of 2022. Once the admission cycle is open, you may click on the "Apply" link to start your application.

The programme office accepts only online applications. The form can be completed over several sessions. Applicants can save and review the information before the final submission of the completed application.

A complete application must include:

  1. A scanned copy of your passport.
  2. A recent colour photograph
  3. Bachelor’s degree certificates & transcripts (for all semesters and years)
  4. Two recommendation letters
  5. Proof of income
  6. Application fee (To be paid as per the guidelines in the online form)

All applicants should submit two letters of recommendation that attest to their potential to be an active, involved, and successful participant in the Executive DBA equivalent programme. The recommender should be familiar with your academic or professional qualifications.

Application Timelines

DEADLINE                    FEE                  
Regular Application  February 28, 2021 ₹ 5,000
Late Application  May 31, 2021 ₹ 10,000


  1. A non-refundable application fee is to be paid for applying to the Executive FPM programme.
  2. Payments can be made online only via credit card.
  3. The application fee includes taxes.

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Executive Fellow Programme in Management

Working Hours

Monday to Friday, 10:00 to 16:00