Doctoral Programme Eligibility


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At least one of the following criteria must be met:

(i) B.E/B.Tech or equivalent degree with 60% marks/6.5 CPI (55% marks/6.0 CPI for SC/ST) and at least two years of work experience and qualified in GATE/UGC-NET (Lectureship)/UGC-JRF/CSIR-NET (Lectureship)/CSIR-JRF or having CAT/GMAT/GRE score within the last five years.

(ii) Master of Management /ME/M.Tech/M.Phil/2 years MBA or 2 year PG Diploma in Management from any institute recognized by a Government body (AICTE/UGC/AIU) with 60% marks/6.5 CPI (55% marks/6.0 CPI for SC/ST).

(iii) M.Sc/M.A/ M.Com/LLM/MCA or equivalent degree with 60% marks/6.5 CPI (55% marks/6.0 CPI for SC/ST) at post graduation level and qualified in GATE/UGC-NET Lectureship (LS)/UGC-JRF/CSIR-NET Lectureship/CSIR-JRF or having CAT/GMAT/GRE taken within the last five years.

 (iv) CA with 60% marks/6.5 CPI (55% marks/6.0 CPI for SC/ST) in the preceding degree.

If you are applying to Shailesh J. Mehta School of Management, you are required to submit a sample of your recently published writings on a relevant topic or a research proposal (1500 words) on a topic of your research interest in place of Statement of Purpose. The proposal should contain (a) problem identification, (b) brief review of literature and (c) proposed methodology.