ADMISSIONS

Apply to FLAME

Inquire and know more about the program

Please explore the FLAME website to know more about the program. For any additional information or clarification, you may post an enquiry on the FLAME University website (www.flame.edu.in/contact-us/admission-enquiry) and our counsellor will get in touch with you. You may also call us on our toll free number 1-800-209-4567 or 91-9607010655 for any assistance.

Register on the FLAME University website

Please register on the FLAME University website (apply.flame.edu.in) to create your user account. You will get an auto generated e-mail with your log in information. Use this log in information to apply to FLAME.

Apply to FLAME University

FLAME University has an online application process. You are required to provide information such as your personal contact details, educational qualifications, achievements/ extracurricular activities and statement of purpose, national/international level tests scores if any.
National/International Level entrance test scores (UGC/CSIR/JRF/NET, GRE, GMAT, CAT, GATE etc) in respective disciplines are accepted by FLAME University for admission to the Doctoral Program. If the applicant does not have this score, they can opt for PHD FEAT. Please check with the Admissions Office for the acceptance of scores in the doctoral program applied for. If the applicant opts for PHD FEAT, we will communicate the details of the test such as time, date and other relevant instructions to appear for the online test via email.
You also need to provide your admission cycle preference for PHD FEAT (if applicable), Essay and Personal Interview.

FLAME University will try to schedule your PHD FEAT, Essay and Personal Interview during your preferred admission cycle. However, the university is not obligated to do the same and may schedule your selection process during another admission cycle.
Additionally, you need to upload your recent passport size photograph (.JPG or .PNG format, file size less than 5 MB) and scanned copies (self-attested) of the below-mentioned documents in support of your application. If you do not have scanned copies of the required documents ready at the time of submitting your application, you should upload these documents on the application portal soon after.
The required documents to be uploaded on the FLAME University application portal are:

  • Copy of 10th standard (or equivalent) mark sheet
  • Copy of 10th standard (or equivalent) certificate
  • Copy of 12th standard (or equivalent) mark sheet
  • Copy of 12th standard (or equivalent) certificate
  • Copy of Graduation mark sheets (all years/ semesters/ trimesters), if received
  • Copy of Graduation degree certificate, if received
  • Copies of Post-graduation degree mark sheets (all years/ semesters/ trimesters) and degree certificate
  • Copies of any other educational qualification mark sheet and certificate, if any
  • Copy of International/national level entrance test scorecard (UGC/CSIR/JRF/NET, GRE, GMAT, CAT, GATE), if available
  • Copies of all other certificates (eg. work experience), transcripts, and testimonials (optional, but these documents may have relevance in assessing your candidature)

Please complete all mandatory details carefully and accurately.
You need not complete the application form in one sitting. You can save and return to the application form as many times as required, but before making the payment of application fee.

Payment of application fee

Your application will be considered incomplete till an application fee of INR 2,000 is paid by you. The application fee can be paid through either of the following modes:

  • Online
    Debit Card, Credit Card (All major cards, except American Express), Netbanking, Wallet, UPI, etc.
  • Demand Draft (DD)
    Please make a DD in favour of "FLAME University", payable at Pune. In the application form, you can mention the DD details (such as the DD number, Bank, and Date). After submission of the application, please send the DD (with your name, program, and application number mentioned on the backside of DD) to FLAME University’s mailing address (Foundation for Liberal And Management Education, 401, Phoenix Commercial Complex, Bund Garden, Opp. Residency Club, Pune - 411001, Maharashtra, India).
  • Purchase of scratch card from counsellors
    You may directly pay the application fee by cash to any of the FLAME University’s admission counsellors by purchasing a scratch card voucher. Please fill the number mentioned on the scratch card in the application form to proceed for submission.

Note: Application fee is non-refundable.

Submission of application

Once you have made the payment, you can submit the application form. You will receive a confirmation e-mail with your application number. You will receive a PDF copy of your completed application form by email, on your registered email id. Well before the selection process, you will receive an email with details regarding date, time and other instructions with respect to the PHD FEAT (if applicable), Essay and Personal Interview.

In the weeks subsequent to your application submission, we will send you important information regarding your FLAME application status. Please check your registered e-mail account regularly, and keep visiting our application portal.

Essay and Online Personal Interview (PI)

After you submit your application, FLAME University will conduct a preliminary screening to shortlist candidates for Essay and Personal Interview (PI). If you are shortlisted, you will be intimated about the date, time and other relevant details of the Essay and Personal Interview.
FLAME University's admission panel will conduct the Personal Interview (PI). The Essay and PI will be conducted online.

A] Essay: During the online assessment, you will be required to complete an essay, the topic of which will be provided on the spot. You are required to complete your essay in ~200-250 words and share it with us within 25-30 minutes.
B] Personal Interview: FLAME University's admission panel of experts will conduct the PI.
To appear for the online selection process, you are required to carry your AADHAR card or PAN card or Passport. This will serve as an identity proof for you to attend FLAME University’s online admission process. Only originals shall be treated as valid proof of identity. You are required to keep the same handy during the entire online admission process. Please ensure that you start the online admission process at your scheduled time.

PHD FEAT (FLAME Entrance Aptitude Test)

PHD FEAT (FLAME Entrance Aptitude Test) is an online examination conducted by FLAME University for admission to its Doctoral program.
If students have International/National Level entrance test scores (UGC/CSIR/JRF/NET, GRE, GMAT, CAT, GATE) then PHD FEAT is optional. However, if the applicant feels that their entrance exam score does not fully reflect his/her academic credentials or potential he/she may opt for PHD FEAT.
PHD FEAT is of 180 minutes duration and is divided into 2 sections, as given below:

  • Section 1: Research Aptitude (60 minutes)
  • Section 2: Subject Test (120 minutes)

If you opt for PHD FEAT, we will send you an email including details such as date, time and other relevant instructions to appear for the online test.

Selection and declaration of result

FLAME University shall evaluate your candidature based on different selection criteria. The admission results would be announced on the application portal as per the admission schedule. If you are selected, you will receive a copy of your offer letter by email.

Acceptance of the offer

Selected candidates need to accept their admissions offer within the validity period. Required information will be detailed in your admission offer letter. You need to:

  • Confirm the offer of admission, login to the FLAME application portal, select ‘Accept Admission Offer’, and
  • Pay the admission deposit fees as mentioned in the offer letter

Admission deposit fees can be paid through the following modes:

  • Net Banking
  • Demand Draft (DD)
    Please make a DD in favour of "FLAME University", payable at Pune. In the acceptance form, you can mention the DD details (such as the DD number, Bank, and Date). After submission, send the DD (with your name, program, and application number mentioned on the backside of DD) to FLAME University’s mailing address (Foundation for Liberal And Management Education, 401, Phoenix Commercial Complex, Bund Garden, Opp. Residency Club, Pune - 411001, Maharashtra, India).

Enrolment to FLAME University

We will communicate all the necessary information about your joining such as reporting date and time, academic calendar, housing details, documents to be submitted during enrolment, items to bring to campus, and induction schedule before the commencement of academic program.

Please check your registered e-mail and your user account regularly.

Re-application

FLAME encourages those applicants who have been rejected/ wait-listed in first instance to re-apply, where you may add some of the factors you might have missed in your previous application. Your application will be treated and assessed as a fresh application. You will have to pay the application fee again during re-application. You will be allowed to re-apply only once. Kindly note, while re-applying please don’t use the email id which is already registered on the FLAME University application portal.

Re-application is not permitted if your first application was rejected on the basis of your credentials being misrepresented.

Misrepresentation of information

FLAME University will NOT tolerate any instance of falsification of information. Your admission shall immediately stand cancelled and fees forfeited, in case it is discovered at any stage that any of the information submitted by you was falsified. We will verify your original certificates or mark sheets supporting your application at the time of enrolment.

Withdrawal of admission and fee refund

Refund policy applicable for the incoming class of 2022 will be updated soon.

Privacy Policy

All information submitted by the applicants is kept confidential, except as desired by the law.

SYLLABUS for PHD FEAT

Research Aptitude section will include questions on vocabulary, grammar, sentence correction, composition, comprehension, Reasoning (Mathematical and Logical), Data Interpretation and Research Methods.

This is optional for those with CAT, GMAT, GRE Scores

All information submitted by the applicants is kept confidential, except as desired by the law.

Syllabus for Subject Test

The Syllabus for the subject test in Management, Psychology, and Economics will broadly cover the syllabus of UGC/NET/GATE exam.
For Data Science, the syllabus will be undergraduate mathematics (Differential and Integral Calculus, Ordinary Differential Equations, Linear Algebra, Probability and Random Variables, Statistics) at the BSc/B.Tech level with emphasis on applications along with questions on programming aptitude.