Admission: (2021-2025):

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.

  • 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*

Management Information Systems

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

Marketing & Strategic Management

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

Operations Management & Quantitative Techniques

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

Organizational Behaviour & Human Resources Management

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

*For Example relevant subject 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/MBA of IIMs with a minimum CGPA of 6.5 out of 10 or equivalent will be eligible for interview process directly. Further, if they are selected, will be exempted from first year PGP course work (if any).
  • 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.

Note: 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, 2020


Last date of Application

January 31, 2021


Application Shortlisting

March 10, 2021


DPM Interviews

April 15-16, 2021


Announcement of Results

April 25, 2021


Offer Acceptance & Confirmation

April 30, 2021


Joining and Reporting

June 01, 2021*

                           * Tentative

 How to apply:

The online application form can be filled through following link on a payment of Rs 1100/- (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. 1100/-. The printed application form along with all the documents to be submitted/sent through post to the institute after the online registration on or before January 31, 2021. 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.1100/- 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/GATE/ UGC-NET/PGDM/MBA-IIM.
  • Self-attested copy of a valid Photo Identity proof (Passport/Driving License/PAN Card/AADHAR Card)
  • 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

Management City, NH 10, Southern Bypass,

Sunaria, Rohtak 124010, Haryana