Ph.D Program in Management

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Ph.D Program In Management

Ph.D at a Glance

The Doctoral Programme in Management at IIM Bodh Gaya aims to foster high quality researchers, innovative thinkers and touchstone academics. The programme offers the chance to delve into multidisciplinary research in the domain of management education. Its purpose is to imbue learners with the necessary analytical and research skills required for a career in academics, management and industry. With this is mind the doctoral programme is run within an academically poignant environment that aid research scholars hone their intellectual tendencies. The programme also aims at producing excellence in publishing high standard research output. The doctoral programme at IIM Bodh Gaya is on the lookout for outstanding candidates with the drive to become researchers and academics of international repute. We invite scholars from a variety of disciplines including but not limited to engineering, sciences, social sciences, humanities and others. The doctoral programme of IIM Bodh Gaya is oriented toward the generation, communication, dissemination and application of research output in spheres of business management, public policy and others. We offer our scholars the opportunity to work with select distinguished faculty and industry experts. With a milieu of constant communication and rapport between the faculty and the scholar, research at IIM Bodh Gaya takes on a very different dimension than mere learning. It becomes a life experience that crafts a scholar’s mind and character. We build linkages with leaders in industry and academia in India and abroad with the foresight of creating theoretical and empirical research that matters. The Ph. D. at IIM Bodh Gaya combines professional attributes with ethical characteristics.

Eligibility for doctoral program (Ph.D.) An applicant to the Fellow Program is required to have


Master’s degree/ PGP from IIM's or its equivalent in any discipline, with at least 60 % marks or equivalent grade point average.


Professional qualifications such as CA/ICWA/CS with Bachelor degree along with minimum 60% aggregate marks or equivalent grade point average.


Five year Integrated Master’s degree programme in any discipline, with at least 60 % marks, obtained after completing higher secondary schooling (10+2) or equivalent..


Four Year/Eight Semester (or Five Year/Ten Semester) Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering (B.E./B.Tech./ B.Arch.) with a minimum CGPA of 6.5 out of 10 or equivalent.

*Those who are appearing for their final year examination in the current academic year may also apply. However, their admission to the programme will be provisional subject to their successful completion of all requirements for obtaining the relevant degree before 30th June, 2019.


*The percentage of marks obtained by the candidate would be calculated based on the practice as followed by the respective University/Institution. In case of grades / CGPA, the conversion to percentage of marks would be based on the procedure as certified by the respective University/ institution. If any University/institution confirms that there is no scheme for converting CGPA into equivalent marks, the equivalence would be established by dividing the candidate’s CGPA by the maximum possible CGPA, and multiplying the result with 100.


Candidate must not be more than 50 years as on 1st July 2019.

Reservation: Reservation for eligible categories will be as per Government of India rules applicable for fellow programme at the time of admission.

Further details will be available after CAT notification in July 2020.

Financial Assistance

IIM Bodh Gaya will offer stipend and other financial assistance to doctoral students. It will be at par with other IIMs. Details will be available after admission notification for 2020-21 academic year.

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