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.Pharma/ 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) Executive MBA of at least one year duration from IITs/IIMs or any institute recognized by a Government body (AICTE/ UGC / AIU) with 60% marks/6.5 CPI (55% marks/ 6.0 CPI for SC/ST)

(iv) 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)/UGC-JRF/CSIR-NET Lectureship/CSIR-JRF or having CAT/ GMAT/ GRE taken within the last five years

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

You are required to submit a research proposal (1500 words) on a topic of your interest in place of Statement of Purpose. The proposal should contain a) problem identification, b) brief review of literature, and c) methodology. Applications without research proposal will not be considered.