PhD for working professionals at IIM Shillong
Indian Institute of Management, Shillong has invited applications for admission to the PhD Programme offered by the institute for working professionals.
This programme will help in expanding the frontiers of knowledge of the working professionals and provide them an excellent opportunity to contribute to the field of management sciences.
The goal of the program is to prepare enthusiastic executives and teaching professionals for contributing to the field of training, management research and consulting practice, launch an academic career and help to strike a balance between the theory and practice of management.
Areas of Study (Specialization) include (i) Economics and Public Policy (ii) Finance and Accounting (iii) Information Systems (iv) Marketing Management (v) Operations and Quantitative Techniques (vi) Organizational Behaviour, Human Resources and Communication (vii) Strategic Management (viii) Sustainability, Corporate Social Responsibility and Ethics.
Eligibility: Applicant should have a Masters’ degree or its equivalent in any discipline with minimum aggregate of 60% marks for General Candidates, 55% in case of Engineering students and 50% for non-engineering students. Those having Graduation along with Professional qualifications such as CA, ICWA and CS with at least 50% marks or equivalent are also eligible. Applicant must have at least 5 years of professional experience as on 31st July, 2019. Experience Certificate or Pay Slips would be required as proof of experience. No Objection Certificate (NOC) from current employer is also required.
Applicant should have completed Secondary and Higher Secondary Examination with minimum 60% aggregate marks for General Candidates and 50% aggregate marks for SC/ST applicants.
Applicant should also have scores of one of GMAT, GRE, CAT, GATE or JRF (NET). Applicants should mandatorily provide the score card as applicable along with the form and bring it during the interview phase. In case of CAT, GATE, JRF (NET), it should have been obtained in the last 2 years (obtained on 1st July 2017 or after) and in case of GMAT, GRE, it should have been obtained in the last five years (on 1st July 2014 or after).
Graduates of PGP programs (2 year fulltime) of IIMs or accredited institutions (AACSB/AMBA/EQUIS) with CGPA 6.5 out of 10 or equivalent (minimum 5 years of post PGP experience); Government employees of Central/ State Civil Services/PSUs/Banks with more than 12 years of administrative experience; Teachers from institutions of higher education with last qualification from a reputed institution and minimum 5 years of teaching experience with proven research acumen are exempted from standard tests stated above but will be required to produce two reference letters from senior leadership.
Applicants 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.
Application can be submitted and application fee of Rs.2000/- paid online, latest by July 31, 2019 at the link give in the Notification at https://www.iimshillong.ac.in/
Applicant should take a print of the online form before submitting the same. Those applying for two areas should print two copies of the application. Two copies must be printed. The printed copy (ies) of the online application form, one for each area, with a recent photograph pasted and with all supporting documents (including self-attested copies of mark sheet and certificates of all public examinations starting from 10th, experience certificate, relevant score card, age proof, etc.) attached separately with each form which may be sent together in one envelop. Completed application forms along with receipt of online application fee of Rs.2000/- should be sent to ‘Doctoral Programme Office Indian Institute of Management Shillong Mayurbhanj Complex, Nongthymmai, Shillong-793014’, to reach by 5th August, 2019.
For details, visit https://www.iimshillong.ac.in/