Admission: (2020-2024):

The admission to DPM of IIM Rohtak is open to all Indian citizens, non-resident Indians, persons of Indian origin living abroad and other foreign citizens. Admission is based on academic qualifications, performance in the qualifying examination/tests, personal interviews, and the work experience. The programme is fully residential and for four years with an option of finishing in three years.

Basic Eligibility Criteria:

The candidates should have at least one of the following qualifications:

  • Post-Graduate degree or equivalent in any discipline with at least 55% marks or equivalent CGPA;
  • Qualifications of  CA,  ICWA  or  CS  with  at  least  55%  marks + 18 months experience.
  • Professional qualifications such as MBBS, LLB and similar qualifications with at least 55% marks or equivalent CGPA + 18 months experience.
  • 4-years/ 8 Semesters Bachelor’s degree, with at least 6.5 CGPA or equivalent marks + 18 months experience.
  • Five years Integrated Master’s Degree program in any discipline, with at least 55% marks

Qualifying Examination:

A candidate fulfilling the basic eligibility criteria should have a valid test score (not older than five years from the closing date of application) in any of the following tests mentioned for respective area:


Qualifying Examination

Economic & Public Policy

CAT/GRE/GMAT/GATE/UGC-NET in relevant discipline*

Finance & Accounting

CAT/GRE/GMAT/UGC-NET in relevant discipline*

Marketing  & Strategic Management

CAT/GRE/GMAT/UGC-NET in relevant discipline*

Organizational Behaviour & Human Resources Management

CAT/GRE/GMAT/UGC- NET in relevant discipline*

Management Information Systems

CAT/GRE/GMAT/GATE/UGC-NET in relevant discipline*

Operations Management & Quantitative Techniques

CAT/GRE/GMAT/GATE/UGC-NET in relevant discipline*


*For Example relevant subject for respective areas are: Commerce, Computer and applications, Economics, Labour welfare and personal relation, Mass communication and journalism, Mathematical sciences, Management, Political science, Psychology, Public administration, Tourism and travel management.

**Candidates possessing PGDM of IIMs with a minimum CGPA of 6.5 out of 10 or equivalent will be eligible for applying directly.

*** Non-Resident Indians, persons of Indian origin and other foreign citizens should have a valid GMAT/GRE score of not older than five years from the closing date of application.

Candidates with 2 years of academic experience and master degree or candidate with M.Phil. or Candidates with Master Degree with thesis in the relevant disciplines may directly appear for Research Aptitude Test (RAT) to be conducted by IIM Rohtak for shortlisting. 


The final selection will be subject to the successful completion of the requirement. Such applicants should submit the required proof of their eligibility qualifications before joining the programme.

A candidate can apply in two Areas at a time on payment of separate admission fee. The shortlisting or selection in one Area will not guarantee shortlisting or selection in another Area. Further, if different Areas schedule the interviews on the same date and time, the candidate will be required to decide which Area interview s/he would attend and the candidate will not be entitled to claim any special consideration including rescheduling of interviews.

  Personal Interview:

The shortlisted candidates will be called for a personal interview. The candidates will be assessed for their intellectual capabilities, research aptitude and interest in the management discipline.

Important Dates

The important dates of the admission process are shown as follows:





Application Process Starts

November 25, 2019


Last date of Application

February 7, 2020


Application Shortlisting

February 29, 2020


DPM Interviews

April 2-3, 2020


Announcement of Results

April 13, 2020


Offer Acceptance & Confirmation

April 17, 2020


Joining and Reporting

May 01, 2020

How to apply:

The online application form can be filled through following link on a payment of Rs 1000/- (for Indian Citizens) and $ 100 (for foreign citizens or NRIs) as registration charges. A separate application form to be filled in case of applying for more than one area with additional requisite registration charges of Rs. 1000/-. The printed application form along with all the documents to be submitted/sent through post to the institute after the online registration. The required documents for the DPM application are mentioned in Annexure A-1

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Annexure A-1 : List of Documents to be enclosed along with application form:

  • One copy of filled up application form duly signed by the candidate.
  • Payment receipt of Rs.1000/- with the application form.
  • One passport size color photograph same as uploaded in the online application. Write name and application number on the Backside of the photograph.
  • Self Attested copy of the following academic records.
  • X / SSLC certificate.
  • Pre-Degree/Plus-Two/HSC/VHSC Mark Sheet & Certificate.
  • Graduation Mark sheets of all years & Certificate.
  • Post-Graduation Mark Sheet of all years & Certificate (if Applicable).
  • Category Certificate.
  • Self attested copy of Work Experience Certificate(s)
  • Copy of the Score Card/Certificate of CAT / GMAT / GRE (General/Advanced) / UGC-NET/PGDM-IIM.
  • Self attested copy of a valid Photo Identity proof (Passport/Driving License/PAN Card/AADHAR Card)
  • Copy of Employee ID Card and/or one business card from the present employer
  • Please enclose with this application any published or unpublished research work which you might have completed. You may give abstracts or summaries if the entire document cannot be sent.
  • You are requested to attach duly signed sealed envelope containing letter of Recommendation which could be downloaded from website.
  • The printed application form along with all the documents to be submitted/sent through post to the institute after the online registration. The postal address is as follows:

Administrative Officer,

Doctoral Programme in Management,

Indian Institute of Management Rohtak,

Rohtak-124010, India