Applications invited for PhD for (Working Professionals) 2019

Applications invited for PhD for (Working Professionals) 2019

Institute Name: IIM Shillong

Apply By: 31 Jul 2019

Course title: Applications invited for PhD for (Working Professionals) 2019

Deadline: 22nd July 2019


PhD (Working Professionals) at IIM Shillong is an unique doctoral level programme in management for working professionals in order to meet the requirements of the employer organization. This doctoral 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. The objective would be achieved by:

  • Getting acquainted with the management discipline and its functional areas
  • Effective conduct of research and get an idea about research tools and techniques
  • Developing and effectively using various pedagogical tools and techniques
  • Enhancing the working professionals and teaching professionals domain knowledge

Learning Goals

PhD (Working Professionals) will be able to attain the following learning goals.

Goal 1: Acquire the knowledge of different functional areas of management and research skills.

Goal 2: Focus upon applied and interdisciplinary research in all areas of management education and practice.

Goal 3: Develop awareness about ethical standards, governance practices in management.

Goal 4: Help industry professionals reconnoitre research oriented careers in educational Institutions as well as job enrichment in their own organizations.


IIM Shillong invites applications for its PhD (Working Professionals) in the following areas Areas of Study (Specialization)

IIM Shillong have the following areas of specialization:

  • Economics and Public Policy
  • Finance and Accounting
  • Information Systems
  • Marketing Management
  • Operations and Quantitative Techniques
  • Organizational Behaviour, Human Resources and Communication
  • Strategic Management
  • Sustainability, Corporate Social Responsibility and Ethics


Candidates should have:

Candidates with Masters’ degree must have at least 5 years of professional experience as on 22nd July, 2019. (Experience Certificate or Pay Slips would be required as proof). No Objection Certificate (NOC) from current employer is required.

Secondary and Higher Secondary Examination with minimum 60% aggregate marks for General Candidates. 50% aggregate marks for SC/ST Candidates.

A Masters’ degree or its equivalent in any discipline with minimum 60% aggregate marks for General Candidates, 55% (Engineering students) or 50% (non-engineering students) aggregate marks for SC/ST Candidates or equivalent grade point average.


Graduation along with Professional qualifications of CA, ICWA and CS with at least 50% marks or equivalent

Important Dates:

Last Date of Online Form Submission Along With Application Fees of Rs 2000/-: 22nd July, 2019

Last Date For Submitting Hard Copy of Completed

Application Form Along With Other Necessary Documents: 28th July, 2019

Programme Start Date: Last Week of October, 2019

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