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Indian Institute of Management Calcutta announces Admission to Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) Program in Management for January 2021 Session

IIM Calcutta Doctoral Program in Management 2021 –  Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Calcutta invites applications for admission to full time Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) Program  in Management commencing in the January 2021 Session

Interested candidates can check details on IIM Calcutta Doctoral Program in Management 2021 from the page below and apply for the same through the prescribed format.

About the Program

  • The Doctoral Program of the Indian Institute of Management Calcutta is a full-time programme offered in various specializations in management and related disciplines.
  • The programme seeks exceptionally motivated and committed students who will engage in rigorous interdisciplinary research. The program is committed to educating scholars who will become leaders in their fields of research.
  • IIMC doctoral program seeks out individuals who


Are Intensely Inquisitive


Enjoy Intellectual Challenges


Are Creators of Original Thoughts

IIM Calcutta Doctoral Program in Management 2021 Important Dates



The link of application form will be open from

25th November 2020

Completed application form should be submitted before

28th January 2021

Eligibility Criteria for IIM Calcutta Doctoral Program in Management 2021

  • First Class Masters or Post graduate diploma (2 years) in any discipline and a three year Bachelor’s degree with at least 50% marks in the aggregate; OR
  • CA with minimum 50% marks or CS/CMA with minimum 55% marks, with B.Com degree; OR
  • B.Tech/4  years degree with 6.5 CGPA or equivalent. Non-engineering candidates who have undergone 10+2+5 years will be considered eligible to apply for the Doctoral Programme.
  • In addition, applicants must have obtained a minimum of 50% marks in the aggregate in either the Secondary or the Higher Secondary Examination of a Board (or equivalent).


  • 60% of the seats in the program are reserved for the reserved categories (including EWS).

IIM Calcutta Doctoral Program in Management 2021 Application Process

  • A candidate can apply to a maximum of two Areas of Specialization.
  • The SC/ST/PWD applicants (submitting copy of SC/ST/PWD certificate) are required to pay application fee of Rs. 500/- and all the other applicants are required to pay an application fee of Rs. 1000/-.
  • Applications will be received from 25th November 2020 to 28th January 2021.
  • For further details please visit IIMC website

Admission Test

Applicants for the Doctoral Programme are required to submit CAT or other scores in lieu of CAT as specified below:


GMAT/GRE/UGC-NET in Business Economics/Development Economics/Economics

Finance & Control

GMAT/GRE/UGC-JRF in commerce/Economics/Management

Human Resource Mgt.

GMAT/GRE/GATE/UGC-JRF in any discipline

Mgt. Information System/Marketing

GMAT/GRE/GATE/UGC-JRF in any discipline


GMAT/GRE/GATE/UGC-JRF in any discipline

Operations Mgt.

GMAT/GRE/UGC-JRF in Mathematical Science

Organizational Behaviour

GMAT/GRE/GATE/UGC-JRF in any discipline

Public Policy & Mgt.

GRE/UGC-JRF in Anthropology/Economics/Environmental Science / Geography/History/International and Area Studies/Law/Management/Political Science/ Psychology/ Public Administration/Social Work/Sociology

Regional Development

GRE/UGC-JRF in Anthropology / Economics/ Geography/ Population Studies/ Public Administration /Sociology


UGC-JRF in Anthropology/Economics/Political Science/Sociology

Strategic Mgt.

GMAT/GRE/GATE/UGC-JRF in Anthropology/Commerce/Defense and Strategic Studies/Economics/Environmental Science/Geography/History/Law/ Management / Political Science /Psychology/Public Administration/Sociology Exemptions

Validity of Score

  • Two years from the date of test and should be valid on the deadline of submission of the application form.

Selection Process

  • The evaluation process of applicants for the Fellow Program consist consideration of test scores in qualifying exams, overall academic record, alignment of research interests with the faculty members in concerned departments, statement of interest, and strength of recommendations and interview.
  • The institute shortlists students from the pool of applicants in any year for an interview process at IIM Calcutta campus.


For more details and to apply online, please visit the official website

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