Institute of Management

Ph.D (Full Time) Admission Details

A Master's degree or equivalent degree recognized by Nirma University with a minimum of 55% marks or equivalent grade. Candidates appearing in final examination can also apply provided they satisfy the eligibility criteria by June 30, 2017.

Admission Procedure:
Application Form
The application forms can be downloaded from the website and the completed application form should be sent along with demand draft of Rs.1000/- favouring "Institute of Management, Nirma University" payable at Ahmedabad.

Offline Ph.D. Application Form 2017

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

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

1. Entrance Test:
The applicants are required to appear in the admission test to be conducted by the Institute of Management, Nirma University. [However NET/SLET/Teacher Fellowship/M.Phil qualified candidates are exempted from the Admission Test]. The test will be held on May 14, 2017 at 10.00 AM at following centres:
a. Ahmedabad
b. Delhi
c. Pune

Note: The Institute reserves a right to drop or add any of the Test Centres.

The Entrance Test consists of the following four sections:
  1.  Quantitative Skills
  2.  Verbal Skills
  3.  Logic and Data Interpretation
  4.  Social and General Awareness
Each section comprises of 30 questions. Duration of the Test will be two hours. Negative marks will be assigned for wrong/incorrect answers. The Test will be objective type with multiple choice options.

2. Personal Interview:
Candidates short-listed on the basis of their performance in the Entrance Test will be called for Personal Interviews.

The final selection for admission would be based on the candidate’s performance in the Entrance Test and Personal Interview. The personal interviews are normally held at the Institute in Ahmedabad.

The following weightage will be assigned to each component of the selection criteria:
 Entrance Test: 35%
 Personal Interview: 65%

Important Dates:
Last date for submitting the Application Form April 25, 2017
Entrance Test May 14, 2017 [10 AM]
Final Selection First Week of June 2017
Commencement of the Programme Third of June 2017