PhD Admission Process

PhD Admission 2019 is offered in the following area of specialization:

AREA OF SPECIALIZATION:

1. Organizational Behavior & Human Resource Management
2. Finance & Accounting Management
3. Production and Operation Management
4. Economics
5. Policy & Strategic Management
6. Information System Management
7. Marketing Management

 

ELIGIBILITY:

The candidate must hold, subject to the condition laid down below, As per MHRD guidelines:

1. Master’s Degree (i.e. Bachelor’s Degree obtained in 10+2+3 pattern, followed by a Master’s Degree) or Post Graduate Diploma (2 years) in any discipline or Integrated (Dual) Degree from IITs/IIMs/Other reputed Universities, with at least 55% marks or equivalent grade point average in the Bachelor’s as well as 60% in the Master’s Degree.

OR

2. A professional qualification like CA, ICWA, CS with B. Com Degree, with at least 55% marks or equivalent grade point average in the Professional degree as well as in the B. Com Degree.

OR

3. A 4-year/8-semester Bachelor's degree in Engineering (B.E/B.Tech/B.Sc Engineering/B. Arch) with at least 6.5 cumulative grade point average (CGPA) or equivalent percent marks.

Candidates belonging to Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes, Other Backward Classes (Non-Creamy Layer) and Persons-with-Disabilities will be given a 5% relaxation in the minimum marks requirement.

 

Condition:

The Master's degree or equivalent qualification/Bachelor's degree or equivalent qualification should be:

(a) from any of the Universities incorporated by an act of the central or state legislature in India or other educational institutions established by an act of Parliament or declared to be deemed as a University under section 3 of UGC Act, 1956; or

(b) recognized by the Ministry of HRD, Government of India or

(c) possess an equivalent qualification from an institution approved by AICTE. The Bachelor's Degree or equivalent qualification obtained by the candidate must entail a minimum of three years of education after completing Higher Secondary schooling (10+2) or equivalent.

Candidates who are in the final year of their Master's/Bachelor's Programmes that would make them eligible, can also apply. Such candidates, if selected, will be allowed to join the programme provisionally only if they complete all the requirements on or before 30th June, 2020

 

Reservation:

IIM Sambalpur follows the Government of India’s Reservation Policy.

 

SELECTION PROCEDURE:

Candidates applying for PhD programme are required to take Common Admission Test (CAT) or a standard test in lieu of CAT.

CAT 2017,2018 & 2019 is valid for 2020 PhD Admission at IIM Sambalpur. Alternatively, those who have GRE/GATE/GMAT/JRF (UGC/CSIR) taken during the last two years will be considered valid for 2020Admission. 

Standard Test Score is not required if an applicant is PGP Alumni of any IIM, PGPX/PGP- PMP/Integrated Programme in Management (all regular courses) where such courses are offered. (Part-time/evening/week-end/Distance Learning programmes of IIM are NOT considered).

Selection will be based on Test Score, Personal Interview, Academic Qualifications, Relevant work experience, Research Aptitude, Publications and Reference Letter.

 

PROGRAMME DURATION:

PhD willbe a full time residential programme. The student will be expected to complete the programme in four years, including a maximum if two years of course work. 

Candidates having a one/two/three-year full-time classroom based PGDM/PGP from any of the IIMs or MBA from IITs / FMS Delhi / XLRI / NITIE or MBA /PGDM from reputed institutions or universities carrying International accreditation (EFMD / AACSB / AMBA) would be exempted from the first year course work.

 

FELLOWSHIP STIPEND:

IIMSambalpur provides a comprehensive fellowship that covers all academic expenses including tuition, computer, library, medical insurance, placement and alumni fees. In addition,a monthly subsistence allowance of Rs.35,000/- (Slab A) for first and second years, and Rs. 40,000/- (Slab B) after submitting the TAC approved thesis proposal will be provided till 4 years. A maximum of two six-monthextensions may be provided subject to recommendation of Competent Authority. 

IIMSambalpur provides a comprehensive fellowship that covers all academic expenses including tuition, computer, library, medical insurance, placement and alumni fees. In addition,a monthly subsistence allowance of Rs.35,000/- (Slab A) for first and second years, and Rs. 40,000/- (Slab B) after submitting the TAC approved thesis proposal will be provided till 4 years. A maximum of two six-monthextensions may be provided subject to recommendation of Competent Authority. 

Since the PhD is a full time residential programme, bachelor accommodation will be provided to all the students in hostel. A fixed number of houses for married students may be made available on campus. 

 

HOW TO APPLY:

Candidates seeking admission to the PhD Programme are required to download the Prescribed Application Form. The completed application form together with all the relevant documents (self-attested) should reach the PhD Admission Office, Indian Institute of Management Sambalpur, Jyoti Vihar, Burla, Sambalpur – 768019, Odisha on or before31st March 2020. Envelop should be super scribed as “Application for PhD 2020” through Speed Post and also by email to phd.admission@iimsambalpur.ac.in.

A fee of Rs. 500/- is payable for the application process. You are required to transfer the application fee in IIM Sambalpur Account through NEFT. The required details are as follows:

Beneficiary Name: Indian Institute of Management Sambalpur

Beneficiary A/c No: 918010104294364

A/c Type: Saving Bank account

IFSC Code: UTIB0000306

Beneficiary Bank: Axis Bank Limited

Bank Address: Sambalpur Branch, Ainthapali Road, Above Blackberry Showroom, Sambalpur, Odisha – 768004, Odisha

 

CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD APPLICATION FORM
(Only Typed application forms will be accepted)