Candidates must not be more than 45 years as on 1st July 2021 and must qualify the following eligibility tracks:
1. A Bachelors Degree with minimum 50 percent marks (absolute), and
2. Masters degree or equivalent in Engineering and Technology/Management/ Economics/ Social Science/ Biological Science/ Pure Science/ Commerce/ Humanities/Forestry and related science/ Environmental and related discipline, and other relevant discipline (relevancy shall be decided by the IIFM) with FIRST CLASS including Five year/Four-year Integrated Master's Degree programme and with good academic records.
Professional qualification like CA, ICWA, CS with a minimum of 55% marks(absolute).
For IIFM Graduates, who have done PGDFM and IIM graduates who have done PGDM, the minimum OGPA of 3.00 in 4.33 maximum scale, is required.
For MRM Post Graduates from IIFM, with 3.00 CGPA and above.
i) For those qualifications where the above 4.33 scale is not available, the eligibility will be decided by the Equivalence Committee constituted by the Director, IIFM and its decision will be final.
ii) Those appearing for their final examination in the respective discipline can also apply. Such students if selected shall be provisionally admitted provided they complete all requirements in obtaining their Master’s Degree before 30th September of the year of admission. The admission of these candidates shall remain provisional until they produce the mark sheet proving that they satisfy the eligibility criteria. The deadline for submitting the final year mark sheet is 31st December 2021. The fellowship shall be provided, retrospectively, to student only after final submission of mark sheet and confirmation of admission to the programme.