The Executive Ph.D. programme of IIM Ranchi is for the individuals with work experience and it is designed to meet the requirements of the employer organization, and at the same time engaging the participants in learning and research at IIM Ranchi. This programme has the objective of developing outstanding scholars for teaching or research careers at business schools/universities or management research institutions or careers in Government, industry, NGOs or for that matter any organization that requires advanced analytical and research capabilities. The core objective of the program is to develop an autonomous scholar by cultivating expert-level knowledge in the substantive area with area-relevant research and publication skills. To accomplish this, the Executive Ph.D. will seek to admit students who have a strong academic background, are highly motivated and who have the intellectual curiosity to undertake original research and provide them with knowledge and research skills that can make them specialized researchers with sufficient depth of knowledge in the various existing and emerging management knowledge domains.
Students can apply to the following areas of specialization:
Programme fee is to be paid in three installments.
Eligibility for Admission
Master's degree or Post Graduate Diploma or its equivalent in any discipline with first class.
B.Tech/ 4 Years Degree with 6.5 CGPA or equivalent.
Any professional qualification such as CA/ ICWA/ CS with a B.Com/ Degree with minimum 55% aggregate marks or equivalent grade point average.
In addition, the candidate must have secured a minimum of 55% marks (or equivalent) in all their public examinations starting with the secondary level.
Candidates will be shortlisted on the basis of scores of standard tests, like, i) CAT OR ii) GATE OR iii) NET-JRF OR iv) GMAT OR v) GRE. Validity of the test scores for CAT, GATE, and NET-JRF will be 2 years (i.e. on 1st July 2020 or after), whereas that for GMAT and GRE will be 5 years (i.e. on 1st July 2017 or after).
The following categories of candidates are to be exempted from standard tests:
alumni of PGP programs of IIMs or accredited institutions (AACSB/AMBA/EQUIS) with CGPA 6.5 out of 10 or equivalent
Government employees with at least 10 years of administrative experience (central/state civil services/public sector banks/PSUs etc.)
corporate executives/consultants/NGO professionals with at least 10 years of managerial experience
management teachers with last qualification from a reputed institution and minimum 3 years of post-graduate level teaching experience
Based on the appropriate criteria, the list of candidates will be shortlisted for further processing and the shortlisted candidates will be called for an interview for final selection in April/May 2022.
Shortlisted candidates would be required to submit reference letters from two referees assessing the suitability of the candidate for the program. Referees may be superiors/clients/academicians having a chance to observe the candidate’s intellectual abilities, interest, and motivation.
How to apply Click Here (Only Online applications will be accepted.)
The last date for receiving the completed application form is April 15, 2022.
Candidates applying with GATE 2022 Score should apply only after getting the score card.
Doctoral Programme Office
Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Ranchi
Suchana Bhawan, Audrey House Campus
Meur’s Road, Ranchi – 834008, JHARKHAND
Phone: +91 651 2280113/Extn- 163
Fax: +91 651 2280940