PhD (Working Professionals) at IIM Shillong is an unique doctoral programme in management for working professionals that envisages to expand the research frontiers of working professionals. This doctoral programme aims to produce graduates skilled in research with both a theoretical and practical understanding of the complex problems facing today’s organizations and management professionals. This programme also provides its participants with an excellent opportunity to contribute to the field of management sciences by offering an interdisciplinary and holistic perspective to defining and solving management related problems in the following domains of management:
PhD (Working Professionals) will be able to attain the following learning goals:
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 /video conferencing if necessary) for final selection at a location decided by IIM Shillong.
The minimum commitment to the programme is 3 years, but candidates are expected to complete the programme in four years and ensure that they complete the requirements of the programme within this stipulated time. In case candidate is not able to complete the programme in four years, they can be given two extensions of 6 months each depending upon their progress.
During the coursework, classes will be held in both online and offline mode. Accommodation and fooding charges will be extra if Campus accommodation is available and is availed by a candidate. The on-campus course work will have three modules in the first year and one module in the second year. First year courses will be having 9 credits distributed over three modules named :
The total fee for the course is Rs. 5,50,000/-(Rs. Five Lakh Fifty Thousand only) + GST extra.
The candidates who go beyond the above stipulated time may be allowed to continue in the programme depending upon their progress and with payment of continuation fee but not beyond 07 years as under:
Candidates need to download the application from the IIM Shillong website and carefully go through the programme details, eligibility criteria and instructions to fill the application form in detail before registering. Dully filled in application forms will have to be submitted, to Doctoral Programme Office, IIM Shillong, Mayurbhanj Complex, Nongthymmai, Shillong 793014, Meghalaya on the email: email@example.com
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Doctoral Programme Office
IIM Shillong, Mayurbhanj Complex,
Phone: 0364-230 8039