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JBS Ph.D Program

Doctoral Program in Management (Ph.D.)

JBS offers full time and part time Ph.D. program in management, in the interdisciplinary and contemporary issues in the area of marketing, finance, human resource, operations, economics, international business, information systems and strategic management. The scholars are expected to successfully complete a stipulated course work and to carry out research in the chosen field. The award of Ph.D. degree is in recognition of high academic achievements, independent research, creative and productive inquiry and application of knowledge to the solution of problems in business and management. Full time research scholars are provided with a monthly assistantship to pursue their research work.

Admission to the Programme is through qualifying either NET / SLET / UGC / CSIR (JRF) or the admission test conducted by the university. Preference is given to the candidates who are willing to register on full time basis, however limited number of candidates may be admitted on part time basis.

Each student registered for PhD is assigned a PhD guide from the school and in addition two members of Doctoral Progress Monitoring and Advisory Committee (DPMAC). The programme is quite rigorous as the scholars are expected to undertake stipulated course work and present their progress every 6 months in the Review Seminar before the DPMAC. The scholars are required to take up intensive research work under the guidance of a supervisor on a specific topic for a minimum period as specified in the Ph.D. Program Ordinance. Scholars are expected to secure a minimum of B+ grade in following compulsory courses offered in a trimester mode.

  • Advanced Research Methodology
  • Literature Survey and Seminar
  • Ethics, Intellectual Property Issues and Plagiarism
  • Quantitative Techniques and Software Applications
  • Survey Development and Analysis

Besides these compulsory courses DPMAC may recommend elective courses deemed necessary.