The Last for submission of Application is 15th February 2021
Ph.D (Working Professionals) Application Form 2021. Apply Now
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The doctoral level program for Working Professionals leading to PhD of IIM Shillong endeavors to co-create knowledge in all aspects of Management Education for sustainable development and to develop independent researchers with strong ethical values. The program is committed to inculcate in individuals the necessary knowledge and skills for knowledge co creation who will excel in their respective area and produce high quality research through publication of quality work of international standard.
Areas of Specialization:
In case of grades / CGPA, the conversion to percentage of marks would be based on the procedure certified by the respective University/ institution.
The above qualification should be 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, recognized by the Ministry of HRD, Government of India.
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IIM Shillong will consider valid scores of GMAT, GRE, CAT, GATE or JRF (NET) for admission to PhD (WP) program. Valid score need to be entered while filling the application form.
The following categories of candidates are to be exempted from standard tests stated above but will be required to produce two reference letters from senior leadership.
Candidates eligible as above, will be shortlisted based on recommendations of the appropriate committee. The shortlisted candidates will be invited for personal interview (and /or written test ) online for final selection.
The application form should be filled up and submitted online. Apply Now
The candidates are requested to be careful while filling in the form and to check the same before submitting it. In case any candidate submits the form more than once, the first such submission will only be considered.
The candidates should take a print of the online form before submitting the same. If the candidate is applying for two areas, two copies must be submitted. The soft copy (ies) of the online application form, one for each area, with a recent photograph pasted and with all supporting documents (including self-attested copies of mark sheet and certificates of all public examinations starting from 10th, experience certificate, relevant score card, age proof, etc.) attached separately with each form may be sent online
The application fee is Rs.2000/-
The minimum commitment to the program is 3 years, but Scholars are expected to complete the program in four years and ensure that they complete the requirements of the program within this stipulated time. In case Scholar is not able to complete the program in four years, they can be given two extensions of 6 months each depending upon their progress.
The total fee for the course is Rs. 7,50,000/- (Rs. Seven Lakh Fifty Thousand only) + GST (as applicable)
|Amount||Detail||Date of payment|
|INR 50,000||Acceptance Fee (non-refundable)||Fourth Week of April 2021|
|INR 2,25,000||Program Fee Installment||First Week of May 2021|
|INR 1,75,000||Program Fee Installment||First Week of May 2022|
|INR 1,50,000||Program Fee Installment||First Week of May 2023|
|INR 1,50,000||Program Fee Installment||First Week of May 2024|
The candidates who go beyond the above stipulated time may be allowed to continue in the program depending upon their progress and with payment of continuation fee but not beyond 07 years as under:
|Application Stages||Cohort 1|
|Date for filling the Application Form and submitting the form online||December 20, 2020 - February 2021|
|Announcement of short-listed candidates||First half of March, 2021|
|Interview of shortlisted candidates||Second half of March.,2021|
|Announcement of selected candidates||First half of April, 2021|
|Registration and Commencement of the program||May 2021|
Doctoral Programme Office
Umsawli, Shillong – 793018
Phone: 0364-230 8039