Application and Admission Process for the Master in Business Administration

PhD Programme 2020 Admission

PhD is a doctoral programme of IIM Shillong. The Programme is meant for scholars with curiosity in knowledge related to management studies. The PhD at IIM Shillong is planned to be globally recognized, and would be a premier source of rigorous, and inter-disciplinary research in all areas of management. The programme is committed to train individuals who will excel in their respective area as educators and produce high quality research through publication of quality work of international standard.

Vision of Doctoral Programme in Management of IIM, Shillong

Doctoral programme of IIM Shillong aims at creating dedicated researchers and scholars who would explore the critical issues in management, identify opportunities for new frameworks and form new insights. The programme offers opportunities for carrying out advanced interdisciplinary research in all fields of management education and practice.

PhD (full time) Programme Outline

The participant is expected to spend four years for PhD (full time) program that includes two years of rigorous course work. The coursework aims at providing an understanding of management disciplines, building theoretical foundations in the core area, develop basic skills for analyzing managerial problems and instill research interest. The coursework is expected to provide the participant with the platform for future research activities. The participant is evaluated through a Comprehensive Examination after the successful completion of course work; the doctoral dissertation period begins only after the participant successfully clearing the comprehensive examination. From third year onwards, the doctoral dissertation work provides the participant with an opportunity to make original contribution to an area of management in general or to one of its disciplines.

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  • The participant is expected to spend four to five years for Ph.D programme that includes two years of rigorous course work. The coursework aims at providing an understanding of management discipline, building theoretical foundations in the core area, develop basic skills for analyzing managerial problems and instill research interest. The coursework is expected to enable the participant to provide the platform for future research activities. The participant is evaluated through a Comprehensive Examination after the successful completion of course work and the doctoral dissertation period begins after successfully clearing the comprehensive examination. From third year onwards, the doctoral dissertation work provides them with an opportunity to make original contribution to an area of management in general or to one of its disciplines.

  • Economics and Public Policy
  • Marketing Management
  • Finance and Accounting
  • Information Systems
  • Operations Management and Quantitative Techniques
  • Organisational Behaviour, Human Resource and Communication
  • Strategic Management
  • Sustainability, Corporate Social Responsibility & Ethics

  • Doctoral Programme Office
    Indian Institute of Management Shillong
    Mayurbhanj Complex, Nongthymmai,
    Shillong - 793014, Meghalaya, India

    Telephone: 0364-2308039
    phd@iimshillong.ac.in