Institute of Management

Ph.D (Full Time) Admission Details

Those aspiring to join the Ph.D. programme must hold a Master's degree or equivalent degree recognized by Nirma University with a minimum of 55% marks or equivalent grade. Candidates appearing for final examination can also apply provided they satisfy the eligibility criteria by June 30, 2016.

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.

Ph.D. Application Form 2016

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

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

1. Admission Test:
The applicants are required to appear in the admission test to be conducted by the Institute of Management, Nirma University [UGC/SLET/Teacher Fellowship/M.Phil qualified candidates are exempted from the Admission Test]. The test will be held on May 29, 2016 at 10.00 AM at following centres:
a. Ahmedabad
b. Delhi
c. Jaipur
d. Indore
e. Kolkata
f. Mumbai
g. Rajkot
h. Surat
i. Vadodara

Note: The Institute reserves the right to drop or add any of the test centers.

The 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 consists 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 Admission Test will be called for Personal Interview.

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

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

Important Dates:
Last date for submitting the form May 25, 2016
Admission Test May 29, 2016 [10 AM]
Final Selection First Week of June 2016
Commencement of the Programme End of June 2016