IIM Ranchi Post Doctoral Fellowship

In order to create supportive climate for research and invite young persons who have earned their Ph.D. and have publication records may be invited for post-doctoral fellowship. These people will be working in collaboration with existing regular faculty of IIM Ranchi. They may be awarded a fellowship of Rs. 50,000/- per month and contingency grant of Rs. 50,000/- per annum. They will be doing research as well as publishing and contributing to IIM Ranchi community as a researcher.  They may also help the faculty member in evaluating and preparation of teaching materials. Based on their performance in 1st year their contract may be renewed for one more year. The standard operating procedure for the above agenda is as under.

Candidates can apply to the following areas of specialization:

  • Accounting & Finance
  • Economics
  • General Management (includes Business Communication, Business Ethics)
  • Information Systems & Business Analytics
  • Marketing Management
  • Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Management
  • Operations Management
  • Strategic Management


  • Applicants must have a consistently good academic record and demonstrated research potential.
  • Candidates with a Ph.D. Degree or who have submitted their thesis for Ph.D degree may also  apply. The thesis must be in appropriate  discipline.
  • The age limit for applicants for the Post-Doctoral Fellowship will be a maximum of 40 years (this limit may be relaxed by 5 years for women and reserved category).


  1. Selection    will   be based   on demonstrated      research    skills   and   a fit with the research    interests    of resident    faculty. Shortlisted      candidates will be invited    to campus   to present their   research before a final   decision is made.
  2. Past research   Ph.D. thesis   work demonstrating     potential    for scholarly  work would facilitate the initial shortlist process.
  3. The shortlisted    candidates will be invited   for on-campus   presentation     and interview.
  4. The   candidates selected    for the   PDFM    will   be attached   to the given   area and will   be associated with a faculty member of the group   who will essentially    perform the role of a mentor   and collaborator.
  5. Selection    will   be  based   on demonstrated      research    skills   and a fit  with the   research   interests   of resident   faculty.

Important Dates

Last Date for receiving the completed application 22 March 2020

Application Fee

For SC/ST/EWS/Persons with Disabilities (PWD) candidatesRs. 500/-
For others candidatesRs. 1000/-
Mode of PaymentThrough Online

Contact Details

Doctoral Programme Office, Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Ranchi, Suchana Bhawan, Audrey House Campus, Meur’s Road, Ranchi-834008, Jharkhand
Phone : +916512280113
Email : office.fpm@iimranchi.ac.in
website : www.iimranchi.ac.in

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