About Ph.D.(Executive)

About Ph.D.(Executive)

About Ph.D.(Executive)

Programme Overview

Ph.D. (Executive) programme at IIM Nagpur is a doctoral programme in management for working business executives who are inclined to gain profound understanding of management research and contribute to management theory and practice. This programme will provide participants with rigourous training in various areas of management research and help them undertake high quality interdisciplinary research. This programme will be offered with following specialization areas:

Areas of Specializations

  • Decision Science And Information Systems
  • Marketing
  • Strategy And Entrepreneurship
  • Finance And Accounting
  • Production And Operations Management
  • Organisational Behaviour And Human Resources Management
  • Economics
  • Humanities, Arts, & Social Sciences

Duration

The participants are expected to complete the programme within four to six years. The initial six months of coursework will be followed by a comprehensive assessment before participants will undertake the thesis work for the remaining duration under the supervision of an Dissertation Advisory Committee (DAC). Paticipants are expected to submit their thesis by the end of the fourth academic year. If a paticipant does not complete the dissertation by the end of the sixth academic year, he/she may be allowed to register for one additional year, only on the recommendation of his/her DAC Chair and Ph.D. Programme Chairperson.

Coursework Structure

Six month coursework would consist of two trimesters. Each trimester would require one week of campus visit for in campus classes. Remaining classes would be conducted in online mode. Online classes will be conducted on weekends.

Note: In case of exceptional circumstances, participants may be allowed to join in-campus classes through online mode.

Eligibility Criteria

Academic Eligibility

One of the following qualifications is required as basic eligibility:

  • Professional qualification – CA/ICWA/CS (with at least 50 percent aggregate marks) along with a Bachelor’s degree exam passed with minimum 55% marks or equivalent Or
  • B Tech/BE /B.Pharm or any other four year Bachelor’s degree with 60% marks or equivalent Or
  • MBBS/B.Arch or any other five year Bachelor’s degree with 55% marks or equivalent Or
  • M.Tech/MBA/M.Com or any other Master’s degree programme with 55% marks or equivalent

Work Experience Eligibility
Candidates must have a minimum of 10 years full-time work experience after graduation.

Admission Process
Application for executive program will be out soon. Please keep visiting admissions sections of IIM Nagpur website for further updates.

Programme Registration and Fee Details

Particulars Amount (in INR)*
Year 1 Registration Rs. 2 Lakh
Year 2-4 Registration Rs. 1.5 Lakh per year
From 5th year onwards Rs. 1 Lakh per year

At the time of admission confirmation , an amount of Rs. 50,000/- is to be paid as the refundable caution deposit

Completion of Program

After the successful completion of Ph.D.(executive) Program, the candidate will be awarded with the degree of ‘Doctorate of Philosophy’ (Ph.D.)