Indian Institute Of Management Sambalpur

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Executive PhD IIM Sambalpur & DBA IAE - Bordeaux University School of Management (Dual Degree /C0-Diplomation)
Program at a Glance

About the Program

Admission Process

Program Eligibility Requirements :

To be eligible for the Executive PhD/DBA program, applicants typically need to meet the following requirements

  • Work Experience: Candidates should have minimum five years work experience, in a professional setting with post graduate degree. This requirement ensures that participants bring practical insights and real-world knowledge to their doctoral studies.
  • Educational Background: Applicants are typically required to hold a relevant master’s degree, such as an MBA/ Masters or equivalent qualification or a 4 year Bachelor’s degree from a recognized institution. This educational background provides the foundational knowledge necessary for advanced doctoral-level research.
  • Academic Record: A strong academic record is usually expected, demonstrating the candidate’s ability to excel in rigorous academic pursuits. This may include transcripts, GPA scores, and any relevant academic achievements or honors.
  • Language Proficiency: Proficiency in the language of instruction (often English) is essential, as the program involves intensive academic study, research, and communication in this language.
  • Research Interest: Applicants should have a clear research interest or topic of study within the field of management or a related discipline. They should be able to articulate their research goals, interests, and potential contributions to the academic community.
  • Statement of Purpose: Applicants may need to submit a statement of purpose outlining their academic and professional background, research interests, career goals, and reasons for pursuing a doctoral degree in the Executive PhD/DBA program.
  • Candidates shall be required to submit a “No Objection Certificate”/ “Consent letter” for pursuing MBA from their employer. In case of self-employed, a declaration with respect to the same will be required.
Selection Process :
  • Academic Profile –Graduation Score/Percentage.
  • Personal Interview.
  • Preparation of the Merit list will be based on resume and personal interview.
  • IIM Sambalpur will strictly follow the Government of India’s Reservation Policy.
Program Fee Structure

Proposed Fee Structure
IIMS Tuition Fee
Rs. 3,25,000
Rs. 2,00,000
Rs. 2,00,000
Rs. 7,25,000
Bordeaux Tuition Fee
Euro 6000
Euro 6000
Euro 3000
Euro 15000
  • Candidates will have to pay the campus accommodation fee when they stay at the IIMS campus. The candidate has to deposit one-time refundable caution money of Rs. 25000/- along with the first semester fees. Any dispute concerning admissions, or any other thing would be subject to the jurisdiction of the competent courts within the territorial jurisdiction of the city of Sambalpur only.
Award of Degree

All participants who in the judgment of the Academic Council have successfully completed all the conditions and requirements for this program will be awarded the degree of Executive PhD, IIM Sambalpur  DBA, IAE Bordeaux University School of Management.


Program - Important Dates :

Last date of submission of CV and Self-attested Academic Credentials, Statement of Purpose: 20th June 2024
Interview Dates : will be updated.
Publication of Result: 24th June on Website
Acceptance of Offer last date:5th July 2024
Payments of First Installment of Fees:13th July 2024
Start of Program: 16th July 2024

Contact Information


IIM Sambalpur, Goshala, Basantpur, Odisha 768025