Indian Institute of Management Jammu announces Admission to PhD (Working Professionals) and PhD (Full Time) Programs 2024


IIM Jammu PhD Admission 2024 – Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Jammu invites application for admission to  PhD (Working Professionals) and PhD (Full Time) Program for the academic year 2024. The Indian Institute of Management (IIM) brand has now become synonymous to innovation, talent and zeal for success and contribution in management. The Government of India established IIM Jammu in Jammu and Kashmir in 2016. Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) is a full-time doctoral program that offers research scholars opportunities for advanced studies and research in different areas of ‘management’. The program aims to prepare research scholars for careers in teaching and research in management studies, for careers in the academic institutions and in other related disciplines and organizations that require advanced analytical and research capabilities. The Program offers its research scholars a unique opportunity to engage in high-quality intra-disciplinary as well as interdisciplinary research. Read the post below for complete details on IIM Jammu PhD Admission 2024. 


IIM Jammu PhD Admission 2024


Important Dates

  • Last date of submission online application form : 31 March 2024
  • IIM- RAT (For working professionals) : 21 April 2024 Afternoon (Tentative)
  • Interview Date : 28 April 2024 (Tentative)
  • Declaration of Result : 01 May 2024 (Tentative)
  • Commencement of Program : July, 2024 (Tentative)


Eligibility Criteria

  • Candidates must possess one of the following qualifications to apply for IIM Jammu’s doctoral program:
  • A Master’s Degree (Bachelor’s degree obtained in 10+2+3 pattern, followed by a master’s degree ) or a 5-year Integrated Master’s Degree (obtained after completing higher secondary schooling in 10+2 pattern) in any discipline, with at least 60*# percent marks in the Bachelor’s as well as in the Master’s degree. Or
  • A professional qualification like CA, ICWA, CS, with at least 50*# percent marks Or
  • Five-year/four-year Integrated Master’s degree program in any discipline, with at least 60 percent marks, obtained after completing higher secondary schooling (10+2) or equivalent. Or
  • A four-year/8 semesters Bachelor’s degree (10+2+4 pattern) with at least 6.5 CGPA or equivalent marks.
  • Those who are appearing for their final year examination in the current academic year may also apply. However, their admission to the program will be provisional, subject to their successful completion of all requirements for obtaining the relevant degree before 30th June 2024. In addition, the applicant must have obtained a minimum of 50% marks in both secondary and higher secondary examinations of a board or equivalent.
  • Age Limit: Candidate must not be more than 40 years as on 1st June 2024

Other qualifications

  • Candidates who have appeared/are appearing for the CAT/GMAT/GRE/GATE/JRF/NET(UGC/CSIR)/CFA (three years from the date of the standard test and should be valid on the deadline of submission of the application form) will be shortlisted on the basis of the details in the application form and the scores of tests as detailed below. 
    • Business Policy, Strategy & Entrepreneurship: CAT/GRE/GMAT/JRF/NET(UGC/CSIR)/CFA *      
    • Economics & Business Environment: CAT/GRE/GMAT/JRF/NET(UGC/CSIR)/CFA
    • Finance and Accounting: CAT/GRE/GMAT/JRF/NET(UGC/CSIR)/CFA *
    • IT Systems & Analytics: CAT/GRE/GMAT/GATE/JRF/NET(UGC/CSIR)/CFA *
    • Operations & Supply Chain Management: CAT/GMAT/GRE/GATE/JRF/NET(UGC/CSIR)/CFA *


Application Process

  • The online Ph.D. application form will be available on the IIM Jammu website
  • A candidate may apply maximum in two areas along with all relevant documents.
  • Please download the completed online application form and send hard copy of the same along with the relevant supporting documents and the required Receipt of online payment or Demand Draft (DD) through SPEED POST ONLY on or before 31st March, 2024 to: Admissions Office (Doctoral Program), Indian Institute of Management Jammu, Old University Campus, Canal Road, Jammu – 180016
  • Relevant Test Scores include CAT/GMAT/GRE/GATE/JRF-UGC/CSIR. The test score should be valid on the deadlines of the submission of the application form.


Application Fee

  • For General : Rs. 1000/- 
  • For SC, ST, EWS and DAP : Rs. 500/-
  • Mode of Payment : Demand Draft (DD)


Admission Process

  • The admission process of IIM Jammu consists of:
    • Shortlisting of candidates for Personal Interview (PI) process.
    • Conducting the PI Process
    • Preparing the Merit List based on the Admission Criteria and PI Process


Selection Process

  • Candidates who fulfill the eligibility criteria as stated above are required to take the Common Admission Test (CAT) held by the IIMs. Alternatively, those who have qualified GATE, GRE, GMAT, or JRF (UGC/CSIR) examinations can also apply in the relevant area of specialization.
  • Scores of any of these examinations, including CAT taken during the last three years (three years from the standard test date and should be valid on the deadline of submission of the application form) will be considered valid.
  • Admission to the program is open to overseas candidates, including NRIs and foreign nationals.



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


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