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IIM Bangalore Ph.D. Entrance Exam 2020 Notification, Exam Dates, Admit Card, Exam Pattern, Counselling

IIM Bangalore Ph.D. Entrance Exam 2020
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Indian Institute of Management Bangalore Ph.D. Entrance Exam 2020 or IIM Bangalore Ph.D. Entrance Exam 2020 is the entrance examination for admission to Ph.D.. IIM Bangalore Ph.D. Entrance Exam 2020 is conducted by Indian Institute of Management Bangalore.

IIM Bangalore Ph.D. Entrance Exam for the year 2020 has been announced by Indian Institute of Management Bangalore and will be held on 02/02/2020. The application forms will be available from 12/09/2019 till 17/01/2020. The exam is in written mode. It is being conducted in English language. The result date will be announced later.

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IIM Bangalore Ph.D. Entrance Exam 2020 Conducting Body

Indian Institute of Management Bangalore

IIM Bangalore Ph.D. Entrance Exam 2020 Eligibility Criteria

Candidates should have 

  • A Master's Degree (bachelor’s degree obtained in 10+2+3 pattern, followed by a master’s degree ) or a 5 year Integrated Master’s Degree (obtained after completing higher secondary schooling in 10+2 pattern) in any discipline, with at least 55* # percent marks in the bachelor’s as well in the master’s degrees. (OR)
  • A professional qualification like CA, ICWA, CS, with at least 50* # percent marks (OR) 
  • A 4 year / 8 semesters Bachelor's degree (10+2+4 pattern) with at least 6.5 CGPA or equivalent marks. 

*The percentage of marks obtained by the candidate would be calculated based on the practice followed by the respective University/Institution. In case of grades / CGPA, the conversion to percentage of marks would be based on the procedure certified by the respective University / institution. If a University/institution confirms that there is no scheme for converting CGPA into equivalent marks, the equivalence would be established by dividing the candidate’s CGPA by the maximum possible CGPA, and multiplying the result by 100. 

# Five percent marks relaxation is given to applicants from SC, ST and PwD categories; i.e., these applicants should have scored at least 50%, 45% and 55% respectively depending on the qualification that the candidate has acquired.

IIM Bangalore Ph.D. Entrance Exam 2020 Exam Centers

Offline Dates

Date Location(s)
02/02/2020 Delhi, Bengaluru

IIM Bangalore Ph.D. Entrance Exam 2020 Important Dates

Events Start Date Last Date
Application Form 12/09/2019 17/01/2020
IIM Bangalore Ph.D. Entrance Exam 2020 Exam Date Offline Dates
  • 02/02/2020
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    Reservations

    IIMB is committed to providing admissions to persons from different social and economic backgrounds as required under the respective laws. The doctoral program has seats reserved for Indian nationals belonging to certain categories. The categories and the extent of reservation effective for Doctoral Programme 2020 are: 15% of the seats for Scheduled Caste (SC), 7.5% for Scheduled Tribe candidates, 27% for Other Backward Classes candidates belonging to the “Non-Creamy” layer (NC - OBC), 10% for students from Economically Weaker Sections (EWS) as statutorily defined and 5% for Persons with Disabilities (PWD). 

    For the purpose of being considered for reservations, the applicable Central Government list as on the last date of submission of applications (January 13, 2020) shall be binding. No subsequent changes will be effective for Doctoral Programme 2020. The candidates claiming admissions in the reserved categories need to further note the eligibility requirements carefully before applying. It should be noted that while it is the endeavour of IIMB that candidates belonging to SC / ST / PwD / NC - OBC / EWS categories join the programme, they have to meet the minimum eligibility criteria and a certain minimum level of performance that IIMB may specify in order to be considered for admission into the programme.

    Test Scores

    • Candidates require a valid test score, from any one of the acceptable tests to the area(s) of specialization they are applying to, as shown in the following table. 
    Area of SpecializationAcceptable Test Scores
    Decision SciencesGMAT, GRE, CAT, GATE, JRF (NET), IIMB Test
    Economics & Social SciencesGMAT, GRE, CAT, GATE, IIMB Test
    EntrepreneurshipGMAT, GRE, CAT, GATE, IIMB Test
    Finance & AccountingGMAT, GRE, CAT, GATE, JRF (NET)
    Information SystemsGMAT, GRE, CAT, GATE, IIMB Test, JRF (NET)
    Marketing GMAT, GRE, CAT, GATE, IIMB Test
    Organizational Behavior &
    Human Resource Management
    GMAT, GRE, CAT, GATE, JRF (NET)
    Production & Operations
    Management
    GMAT, GRE, CAT, GATE, JRF (NET), IIMB Test
    Public PolicyGMAT, GRE, CAT, GATE, JRF (NET), IIMB Test
    StrategyGMAT, GRE, CAT, IIMB Test

    IIM Bangalore Ph.D. Entrance Exam 2020 Application Form

    Application Form Fee

    The application fee (Non - Refundable) is:


    1 – Area2 – Area
    Application fee - GMAT / GRE / CAT / GATE / JRF (NET)Rs.1000Rs.1500
    Application fee plus IIMB Test FeeRs.2000Rs.2500

    Application Form Filling Instructions

    The application form for admission to Doctoral Programme 2020, will be available at  http://iimberpsrv.iimb.ernet.in/prod/sfonlapp.home#. The deadline for submission of fully completed applications is January 13, 2020 (5:00 p.m.). Please note that candidates can apply to a maximum of two areas of specialization.

    Except for those opting for IIMB Test, all other candidates should mandatorily provide the test score, which should be valid as on January 13, 2020, while submitting the application. 

    • Applicants opting for GMAT or GRE should upload a copy of their official GMAT scores along with the application. Applicants who have not received the official score card, should upload the TEST TAKER COPY along with the application, but submit the OFFICIAL SCORE CARD before the interviews. 
    • Applicants opting for Common Admission Test (CAT 2019) should provide their CAT 2019 registration number in the online application. The CAT 2019 scores made available to IIMB will be used in the assessment of the application. 
    • Applicants opting for GATE or JRF (NET) score should upload their valid SCORE CARD along with the application. 
    • Applicants opting to take the IIMB Test should choose this option in the application. IIMB Test will conducted by IIMB on February 02, 2020 at Bangalore and New Delhi. 

    IIM Bangalore Ph.D. Entrance Exam 2020 Exam Day Instructions


    Offline Dates

    • 02/02/2020
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    Selection 

    Based on the information provided by the applicants, candidates will be shortlisted (on the recommendation of the respective areas) and called to Bangalore for an area specific written test and / or interview (see PhD 2020 Area wise Admission Process for details).

    Interviews are expected to be held on March 26, 27 & 28 2020 (tentatively).

    Candidates will be admitted to the programme based on a combination of multiple parameters, as also specified by the respective areas. Parameters may include applicant's performance in GMAT, GRE, CAT, GATE, JRF (NET) score, or IIMB Test (as applicable), past academic performance, work experience, area specific test and / or interview performance etc.

    Candidates selected for admission are required to attend a Preparatory Course which is expected to be scheduled from late May through mid-June 2020. Registration for the Doctoral Programme will be on June 08, 2020 (tentative).


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