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About IIT Bombay:
Established in 1958, the second of its kind, IIT Bombay was the first to be set up with foreign assistance. The funds from UNESCO came as Roubles from the then-Soviet Union. In 1961 Parliament decreed the IITs as ‘Institutes of National Importance. Since then, IITB has grown from strength to strength to emerge as one of the top technical universities in the world. IIT Bombay also builds links with peer universities and institutes, both at the national and international levels, to enhance research and enrich its educational programmes.
History of IIT Bombay:
IIT Bombay was established in 1958, followed by those at Madras (1959), Kanpur (1959) and Delhi (1961). Though the names of the cities Bombay and Madras were later changed, respectively, to Mumbai and Chennai, the institutes at these two places retain their original names.
IIT Bombay was established with the cooperation and participation of UNESCO, utilising the contribution of the government of the then USSR.
Departments at IIT Bombay:
Facilities for research work leading to the PhD degree are available in the departments of Aerospace Engineering, Biosciences and Bioengineering, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Civil Engineering, Computer Science and Engineering, Earth Sciences, Electrical Engineering, Energy Science & Engineering, Humanities and Social Sciences, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Metallurgical Engineering and Materials Science, Physics, Industrial Design Centre, Environmental Science and Engineering Department, Centre of Studies in Resources Engineering, Centre for Research in Nanotechnology & Science and Centre for Technology Alternatives for Rural Areas, Centre for Urban Science and Engineering, Interdisciplinary Groups in Climate Studies, Educational Technology, Industrial Engineering & Operations Research and Systems & Control Engineering and in Shailesh J. Mehta School of Management.
About Shailesh J. Mehta School of Management
To promote interdisciplinary learning and to keep up with the changing environment, IIT Bombay established its management school in 1995 with the objective of transforming professionals with technological backgrounds into “Renaissance Leaders” of tomorrow. In the year 2000, the school was renamed as Shailesh J Mehta School of Management, in honour of Dr Shailesh J. Mehta, a distinguished alumnus of IIT Bombay and a generous contributor to the school.
The School Of Management already leads the way in preparing its Graduates to respond to new challenges by drawing on the varied intellectual resources of IIT Bombay and providing an outstanding and innovative program in management education.
PhD. Program in Management
The School offers a programme leading to a PhD degree in all areas of management. Admission to this program is open to individuals from a range of academic disciplines, including engineering, natural science, humanities and the social sciences.
IIT Bombay is one of the few institutions in India that can offer a PMRF Fellowship to meritorious PhD candidates at the time of admission into the PhD program. PMRF fellows get a monthly stipend of Rs 70,000 along with an annual contingency grant of Rs 2 Lakh. To apply for PMRF, the candidate needs to get selected in their regular PhD programme, and the Institute will recommend a selected few candidates (with high academic credentials and demonstrated potential for research) for PMRF. The final Award of the PMRF fellowship is subject to approval by the discipline-specific Selection Committee. Recipients of the PMRF Fellowship will be subject to the rules and obligations of the PMRF, and the continuation of the PMRF Fellowship will depend on demonstrated research excellence that will be reviewed annually. – (https://www.pmrf.in/)
Areas of Research (Specialization)
- Financial Management
- Human Resource Management
- Information Technology
- Intellectual Property
- Inter-disciplinary Research
- International Business
- Marketing Management
- Operations Management
- Quantitative Techniques & Applied Operations Research
- Strategic Management
- Technology Management
Doctoral Programme Structure:
The School offers a program leading to a PhD degree in all areas of management. The structure of the Doctoral program in SJMSOM is as mentioned below:
1) The PhD program in SJMSOM consists of two phases – a) Course work and b) Research Work.
2) For Non-M.B.A background, the candidate is required to complete a minimum of 52 credits.
3) For an M.B.A background, the candidate is required to complete a minimum of 40 credits.
4) There are 3 compulsory courses, irrespective of the background, which must be completed before registering for a PhD
- Credit Seminar (4 credits). At most 2 credit seminars can be presented.
- Research Methodology course (6 credits)
- Communication course (An Institute level course with no credits)
After the successful completion of course work, the registration for PhD is done and phase 2 of research work starts.
ELIGIBILITY AND PROCEDURE FOR APPLICATION
Students holding foreign passports (including persons with OCI or PIO cards) will be eligible to apply for this scheme.
“Note: This page is merely indicative, for your easy reference. Please refer to the IIT website for the official version.”
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 years PG Diploma in Management from any institute recognised 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 recognised 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 a Statement of Purpose.
The proposal should contain a) problem identification, b) a brief review of the literature and c) methodology. Applications without a research proposal will not be considered.
Please note that Persons who are in the final year of their degree are also eligible to apply.
In addition to the above eligibility criterion, the applicant must satisfy the general eligibility criteria specified for the respective Departments/Centres/Schools / Interdisciplinary Groups)
Also, the eligibility criteria for admission are available at http://www.iitb.ac.in/newacadhome/phd.jsp under PhD. Information Brochure.
(b) Procedure for Application
The nonrefundable application fees of INR 1500 to be paid by the Banker’s cheque should be attached with the application.
(c) Schedule for Admission
Admission of foreign nationals will be made twice a year.
|In Autumn Semester|
|Application last date||15th February|
|Admission offers||31st March|
|In Spring Semester|
|Application last date||14th August|
|Admission offers||30th September|
- IIT Bombay accepts applications for PhD. Programme round the year. However, they are processed twice a year (i.e. Autumn Semester (July session) and Spring Semester (January session). For detailed information, please click here
- After applying for the program, shortlisted applicants will be called for a written test followed by an interview. The written test is based on the aptitude test.
- Those applicants who are called for an interview are required to bring their original certificates along with 2 sets of photocopies and passport-size photographs.
- Candidates applying to SJMSOM are required to submit a sample of their recently published writings on relevant topics
Please note that for Management (MG) [Shailesh J. Mehta School of Management], there is no admission for the spring semester of 2022. Please check the full PDF here.
Fees, Deposits & Hostel Rent for PhD students
Sample Research Proposal
A 1500-word proposal on the proposed area of research.
The proposal should contain
3. Problem Identification
4. Review of Literature
5. Proposed methodology
|Abhijat Arun Abhyankar||Disaster Management||IIT Bombay|
|Arunima Haldar||Corporate Finance|
|Ashish Hattangdi||General Management|
|Ashok Kumar Upadhyay||Project Management|
|Avinash D. Bagul||Supply Chain Modelling, Operations Research|
|Bhurchand Jain||Manufacturing Strategy|
|Ganesh Prasad Shukla||Operation Management|
|Gouri Gargate||Intellectual Property|
|Mangesh Tayde||Capital Market|
|Mousami Prasad||Environmental Economics|
|Shaphali Gupta||Consumer Behavior, Retail Services Marketing|
|Siddhartha Sarkar||Brand Management|
|Sheila Roy||Service Operations, Services Marketing And Service Quality|
Note: Applications for PhD. Programmes are accepted around the year. However, they are processed twice a year (i.e. Autumn Semester (July session) and Spring Semester (January session))
All the information on this page was sourced from the official webpage/sources of the institution.
We highly recommend the applicants visit the institutional website before making a decision.
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