About PhD Programme

Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Sambalpur, an Institute of national importance aims at imparting management education through an unconventional and novel approach. IIM Sambalpur’s vision is to create responsible leaders with entrepreneurial mind-set with Innovation, Integrity and Inclusion as its core operating principles.

The growth of businesses depends on the application of paradigm of knowledge which always demand innovation and creativity. In this context, the relevance of academia is becoming more important as the creator of knowledge. With this objective in mind, IIM Sambalpur is commencing its second batch of the doctoral programme leading to “Doctorate of Philosophy” (Ph.D) degree, in the academic year 2020-21. This PhD Programe of IIM Sambalpur recognizes the importance of research and embodies commitment towards a world-class management research Institute and preparing individuals for faculty positions at leading universities across the globe. 

Ph.D Programme admits students who have a strong academic background, are highly motivated and who have the intellectual curiosity to undertake original research. The doctoral programme prepares students for a career in academia or research positions in industry.