The School of Business, Public Policy and Social Entrepreneurship (SBPPSE) successfully launched its PhD programme in Management in the Academic Year 2018-19 with the aim to facilitate meaningful research and derive applications relevant to business and society at large. The PhD programme is conceptualised to addresses management issues across domains of society including business, education, health, environment, sustainable development, infrastructure, tourism, sports, legal system, governance, public systems and agriculture through research. By addressing stakeholder concerns related to culture, diversity, communication and human relations, the PhD programme seeks to be holistic, contemporary and integrated to the interdisciplinary approach of the university. The PhD programme at SBPPSE aims to develop a research environment wherein its scholars will be encouraged to conduct original research, create new knowledge and address the real world management issues. They shall be trained to conduct and publish independent research. Through mentorship and joint research, students would be trained for careers in research, teaching and management. The programme is developed with a well balanced mix of rigour as well as flexibility to meet and compete globally with other similar programmes. The programme seeks to admit candidates with a yearning to learn and contribute original research to the existing body of knowledge. Academic integrity and an honest contribution to the research would be the hallmark of this programme.
The PhD programme in Management has two stages – coursework and doctoral thesis.
In the first academic year over two semesters, the scholars will undertake the compulsory coursework worth a minimum of 16 credits which is a prerequisite to starting the research journey and conducting research. The coursework guidelines are based on the regulations of Standing Committee (Research) of the Academic Council (SCR) of AUD.
The course work will comprise of 12 credits to be earned from compulsory research foundation courses and 4 credits from elective courses (domain specialization/supervised study/bridge courses) over a period of two semesters in the first academic year. The course work will be prescribed to each student by the Research Studies Committee (RSC) of SBPPSE. In addition to the minimum 16 credits requirement the RSC will prescribe supplementary bridge/domain specialization courses to scholars on a case to case basis from the courses offered either at Master’s or research level across Schools in the University depending on the research interests of the scholars and the nature of qualifying Master’s programme. Scholars can opt for additional course(s) and earn extra credits during their research over and above the minimum desired credits.
All candidates who will be provisionally offered admission to programme are required to deposit the fee within the time stipulated in the admission notice. The fee structure for the PhD programme in Management is as follows
|Coursework Fee (for minimum 16 credits to be paid during coursework)||INR 2,640.00 per credit|
|Research/Dissertation fee per semester (payable from III semester onwards)||INR 6,370.00|
|Extra mural fee per semester (for course material/ database/ non credit workshops and other activities)||INR 6,000.00|
|Student Welfare Fund per semester||INR 500.00|
|Security Deposit (Refundable)||INR 5000.00|
|Life time Alumni Membership Fee||INR 5000.00|