IIM Sambalpur is introducing the Executive Ph.D. Programme from academic year 2020 - 21. The Programme will be a unique doctoral programme (Ph.D.) in management designed specifically for working professionals with a minimum of five years of full-time work experience. The Programme will be intended to provide industry professionals an opportunity to build career in academia. The Programme will also encourage scholars to carry out research in the field of management, leading to publication in internationally reputed research journals and finding solutions of real-world management problems. On successful completion of the program, Ph.D. degree shall be awarded to the candidate.