The fee for the FPM (2020-24) is Rs. 8,37,555 (Rupees eight lakh thirty seven thousand five hundred fifty five only) from which Rs. 6,29,055 (Rupees six lakh twenty nine thousand and fifty five only) will be waived off.
After waiving off, the fee for the programme will be Rs. 2,08,500 (Rupees two lakh eight thousand and five hundred only) which has to be paid by student in 12 different instalments. This fee includes costs of tuition, library, basic teaching material, examination and use of computer laboratory, cost of admission form, refundable caution money and one time alumni fee.
The Institute has provision of providing fellowship support (tuition-fee waiver and stipend) to selected candidates which covers stipend, contingency grants and tuition fee waiver. The costs of library, basic teaching material, examination and use of computer laboratory will be deducted from the candidates’ stipend asper the norms of the Institute.
In addition, the fellowship candidates will also need to pay Rs. 1000 towards admission form and Rs. 10000 asrefundable caution money.
Selected students will be given a stipend that starts at Rs.25000 per month for the first two years, and will go up to Rs.30000 per month depending on the candidate’s academic progress in the third and fourth year. In addition, deserving candidates can avail contingency grants of up to Rs.30000 in the first year of study, and up to Rs.20000 per year for subsequent three years. These grants can be used for buying books and personal computers, for field research, and for attending academic conferences. The stipend and contingency grants are given as per the norms of the Institute for four years of study, and can be extended for up to one more year if the candidate demonstrates satisfactory progress in thesis research.
The Institute also provides financial support to candidates to attend national/international conferences within India from third year onwards. Every FPM student in his/her 3rd and 4th year will be supported with up to rupees fifty thousand (Rs.50,000, only) to present research paper(s). This grant includes conference’s registration fees (if any), travel expense, local transport, room and board.
Additional financial support is available to students during their thesis phase, in the form of extra funds up to Rs.30,000, for field research (if needed). Candidates will also be eligible for research grants of the Institute, to pursue field visits/ contribute in academic research events, besides Teaching Assistantship .
The Institute encourages to FPM candidates to join as a teaching assistant with any faculty member during 2nd year of the program . Every FPM student in his/her 3rd and 4th year has to teach at least one course to the PG students in the institute. Apart from that, for additional course the reimbursement will be paid to FPM students as per institute norms.
The Institute provides opportunities to FPM candidate to work as an independent researcher, programme coordinator besides helping them becoming independent project coordinator.The FPM Students are encouraged to design and coordinate one programme/project during the FPM .
The meal charges will be separate and payable by the candidates as per the rates decided by the lnstitute’s administration.