The PhD (Doctor of Philosophy) or a doctorate in Business Administration & Management aims at providing in-depth knowledge and expertise to students in the field of management. A PhD programme is pursued in two phases- the Foundation Phase and Research phase.
The Foundation Phase is the first year of the PhD programme; on completion of which students need to submit a research synopsis. Once their research synopsis is approved by the institute they are registered for Doctoral Research work Phase which is of minimum two years duration. The PhD degree is awarded on presentation and approval of the final thesis.
In order to pursue PhD in Business Administration & Management a candidate must hold a Master's Degree in Management or any other stream; or any other professional qualification which is considered equivalent to a Master’s Degree. Some institutes may even ask for a minimum post qualification work experience to apply for this course.
A PhD in Business Administration & Management is generally pursued by candidates who are looking at making a career in academic & research fields or by senior management professionals wanting to upgrade their management skills and competencies. Candidates holding this Doctorate degree can apply as B-school teachers or researchers, trainers and consultants in the field of Management.
Colleges offering PhD - Business Administration & Management
Some of the institutes offering the above course are:
• Indian School of Business Administration & Management- New Delhi
• Loyala Institute of Business Administration- Chennai
• All India Management Association, New Delhi
• International Management Institute, New Delhi
• KSR College of Arts & Science- Namakkal, Tamil Nadu
• Kurukshetra University, Haryana