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Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad - Ph.D. ADMISSION 2021 (Published on: 06.11.2020)

    + Important Dates

    Link open for Online Application : September 23, 2020
    Last date for submitting Online Application : January 21, 2021

    + Admissions and Eligibility

    If you are planning to write CAT, please see the advertisement for CAT 2020 which appeared during July 2020 in leading English dailies Application for Ph.D. Programme in Management is separate from application for CAT - Advertisement for Ph.D. programme will appear during the month of September 2020 in daily newspapers/Business Magazines.

    Application Form and Brochure are available online. Candidates can fill-up the application form online and an application fee of INR 500/- can be paid through IIMA gate way.

    The last date for filling the application will be January 21, 2021.

    Faculty will then evaluate the applications that have been submitted, and invite a selected group of candidates for personal interviews with the faculty and members of the Ph.D. Programme Executive Committee, who recommend candidates for admission.

    Ph.D. Programme in Management admits students who have a strong academic background, are highly motivated and who have the intellectual curiosity to undertake original research.

    + Basic Eligibility Criteria

    The candidate must hold, subject to the condition laid down below:
    Entry Qualification Minimum Duration*
    Post graduate diploma (2 yrs)
    Professional qualification - CA/ICWA/CS with B.Com./Degree
    3 years
    B.Tech./4 year Degree with 6.5 CGPA or equivalent 4 years
    * Duration for completion of Ph.D.

    + Selection Process

    Candidates applying to the Ph.D. Programme are required to take the Common Admission Test (CAT) or a standard test in lieu of CAT. For NRIs and Foreign students this standard test is the Graduate Management Aptitude Test (GMAT).

    Different Areas of high levels of specialization of IIMA have specified different standard tests that candidates applying to the Ph. D. Programme in their Areas can take in lieu of CAT. These standard tests are given in the following table:
    Area of high levels of specialization Standard Test in lieu of CAT *
    Agriculture GRE/GMAT/UGC-JRF (Economics/ Development Studies/Development Economics/Business Economics/Management)
    ICAR-SRF (PGS – merit list for award of SRF)
    Economics GRE/GMAT/GATE/UGC-JRF in relevant discipline
    Finance & Accounting GRE/GMAT
    Human Resource Management GRE/GMAT/GATE
    Information Systems GRE/GMAT/GATE
    Innovation and Management in Education GRE/GMAT/GATE/UGC-JRF in relevant discipline
    Marketing GRE/GMAT
    Organizational Behaviour GRE/GMAT/UGC-JRF in relevant discipline
    Production and Quantitative Methods GRE/GMAT/GATE/UGC- NET JRF in Mathematical Sciences
    Public Systems Group GRE/GMAT/GATE/UGC-JRF (in relevant discipline)
    Strategy GRE/GMAT
    * Valid for two years from the date of the standard test and should be valid on the deadline of submission of the application form.
    Scores of CAT 2018, 2019 and 2020 are considered valid for application to the Ph.D. Programme in 2021.

    + How to Apply

    Application Form and Brochure will be available online. Candidates can fill-up the application form online and is eligible to apply for a maximum of two Areas of high levels of specialization. An application fee of Rs. 500/- can be paid through IIMA gate way. The last date for submitting the application will be January 21, 2021.

    Also please refer to the IIMA's advertisement for Ph. D. Programme that will appear in leading newspapers during September 2020.

For further information/clarifications, please contact:

Ph.D. Programme
Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad
Vastrapur, Ahmedabad 380 015.
Phone :079-71524640/41/39

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