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Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Sambalpur announces Admission to PhD &Executive PhD Program 2021

IIM Sambalpur PhD & Executive PhD Admission 2021 – Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Sambalpur invites applications from eligible candidates for admission to PhD and Executive PhD Program offered in various disciplines for the academic year 2021-22

Check out the post below for more details on IIM Sambalpur PhD & Executive PhD Admission 2021

Areas of Specialization

  • Organizational Behavior & Human Resource Management
  • Finance & Accounting Management
  • Production and Operations Management
  • Economics
  • Policy & Strategic Management
  • Information System Management
  • Marketing Management

IIM Sambalpur Executive PhD & PhD Admission 2021 Important Date

The Last date for online application is

15th April 2021

Eligibility Criteria for IIM Sambalpur PhD & Executive PhD Admission 2021

  • The candidate must hold, subject to the condition laid down below, As per MHRD guidelines:
  • Master’s Degree (i.e., Bachelor’s Degree obtained in 10+2+3 pattern, followed by a Master’s Degree) or Post Graduate Diploma (2 years) in any discipline or Integrated (Dual) Degree from IITs/IIMs/Other reputed Institutions/ Universities from NIRF top 50 Ranking 2020, with at least 55% marks or equivalent grade point average in the Bachelor’s as well as 60% in the Master’s Degree.
  • A professional qualification like CA, ICWA, CS with B. Com Degree, with at least 55% marks or equivalent grade point average in the professional degree as well as in the B. Com Degree. OR
  • A 4-year/8-semester Bachelor’s degree in Engineering (B.E/B.Tech/B.Sc. Engineering/B. Arch) with at least 6.5 cumulative grade point average (CGPA) or equivalent percent marks.
  • Candidates belonging to Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes, Other Backward Classes (Non-Creamy Layer), and Persons-with-Disabilities will be given a 5% relaxation in the minimum marks requirement.
  • Minimum 5 years of full-time managerial/executive/professional work experience as of 15th April 2021 after graduation.

IIM Sambalpur PhD & Executive PhD Admission 2021 Application Process

  • Eligible Candidates can apply online through the official website
  • The candidates are required to apply Online for admission to Ph.D. Programme 2021. No hard copy/mail copy of the application is accepted.
  • 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

  • A fee of Rs. 500/- is payable for the application process. Candidates are required to transfer the application fee in IIM Sambalpur account through NEFT.

Selection Procedure

  • Candidates applying for the PhD & Executive PhD program are required to take any of the following standard tests :
  • Common Admission Test (CAT) or a standard test in lieu of CAT. CAT 2018, 2019 & 2020 is valid for 2021 Executive PhD Admission at IIM Sambalpur.
  • Alternatively, those who have GRE/GATE/GMAT/JRF (UGC/CSIR) taken during the last two years will be considered valid for 2021 Admission.
  • Note: Standard Test Score has not required if an applicant is PGP Alumni of any IIMs or Institutions/ Universities in NIRF 2020 top 50 Ranking of any two-year full-time PGP program/Integrated Programme in Management where such courses are offered with a minimum CGPA 6.0 and above in a 10-point scale or equivalent.
  • Part-time/evening/weekend/Distance Learning programs of IIM or Institutions as specified above are NOT considered.
  • Selection will be based on Test Score, Personal Interview, Academic Qualifications, Relevant work experience, Research Aptitude, Publications, and Reference Letter/ Letter of Recommendation.


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

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