Management Institute

Ph.D (Full Time) Admission Details

A Master's degree or a professional degree declared equivalent to the Master’s Degree by the corresponding Statutory Regulatory body with atleast 55% marks in aggregate or its equivalent Grade “B” in the UGC 7 Point Scale. Candidates appearing in final examination can also apply provided they satisfy the eligibility criteria by June 30, 2019.

Admission Procedure:

Online Application Form:
Applicants should complete the online application form with non-refundable admission processing fee of  Rs.1,250/- + applicable taxes. The payment should be made online by credit card/debit card/net banking.

Click here to Apply online for Ph.D. Application Form 

All communications should be addressed to:
Deputy Registrar
Institute of Management
Nirma University
Sarkhej-Gandhinagar Highway
Ahmedabad - 382 481 (Gujarat) INDIA
Phone: 079-30642609

Selection Process:
The admission selection process consists of two stages :

1. Entrance Test:
The applicants are required to appear for the Entrance Test to be conducted by the Institute of Management, Nirma University. However,  the candidates who are UGC NET (including JRF)/SLAT/GATE/GPAT/Teacher Fellowship/M.Phil qualified are exempted from the Admission Test. The Test will be held on April 28, 2019 at Ahmedabad, Mumbai Delhi, Indore and Jaipur as deemed suitable by the Institute.

Note: The Institute reserve the right to drop or add any test centre.

The Admission Test will have Two Sections as given below:
  1. Research Methodology  - 50% Weightage
  2. General Management    -  50% Weightage
Each Section will carry 30 Questions, and duration of the Test will be one hour. The Test will be objective type with multiple choice questions.

2. Personal Interview:
The candidates obtaining a minimum of 50% marks in the Admission Test will qualify for the Personal Interview.

The final selection for admission would be based on the candidate’s performance in the Admission Test and Personal Interview.

Important Dates:
Last date for submitting the Application Form April 22, 2019
Admission Test April 28, 2019
Personal Interviews
Final Selection TBA
Commencement of the Programme June, 2019 [Tentative]