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IIM Shillong PhD Admission 2019 for Working Professionals

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Indian Institute of Management Shillong announces Admission to PhD Program for Working Professionals 2019

IIM Shillong PhD (Working Professionals) Admission 2019 – Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Shillong, invites applications for admission to the PhD Program for Working Professionals in various areas of study for the year 2019.


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PhD for Working Professionals 2019

  • PhD (Working Professionals) at IIM Shillong is a unique doctoral level program in management for working professionals in order to meet the requirements of the employer organization.
  • This doctoral program will help in expanding the frontiers of knowledge of the working professionals and provide them an excellent opportunity to contribute to the field of management sciences.
  • The goal of the program is to prepare enthusiastic executives and teaching professionals for contributing to the field of training, management research and consulting practice, launch an academic career and help to strike a balance between the theory and practice of management.


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IIM Shillong PhD (Working Professionals) Admission 2019 Important Dates

  • Last date of online form submission along with application fees of Rs.2000/-: 31st July 2019
  • Last date for submitting hard copy of completed application form along with other necessary documents: 05th August 2019
  • Programme Start Date: Last week of October 2019


Areas of Study (Specialization)

  • IIM Shillong invites applications for its PhD (Working Professionals) in the following areas
  • IIM Shillong have the following areas of specialization:
  • 1. Economics and Public Policy; 2. Finance and Accounting; 3. Information Systems; 4. Marketing Management; 5. Operations and Quantitative Techniques; 6. Organizational Behaviour, Human Resources and Communication; 7. Strategic Management; 8. Sustainability, Corporate Social Responsibility and Ethics


Programme Duration

  • The minimum commitment to the programme is 3 years, but candidates are expected to complete the programme in four years and ensure that they complete the requirements of the programme within this stipulated time. In case the candidate is not able to complete the programme in four years, they can be given two extensions of 6 months each depending upon their progress.


Eligibility Criteria for IIM Shillong PhD (Working Professionals) Admission 2019

  • Candidates should have:
  • Candidates with Masters’ degree must have at least 5 years of professional experience as on 31st July 2019. (Experience Certificate or Pay Slips would be required as proof). No Objection Certificate (NOC) from current employer is required.
  • Secondary and Higher Secondary Examination with minimum 60% aggregate marks for General Candidates. 50% aggregate marks for SC/ST Candidates.
  • A Masters’ degree or its equivalent in any discipline with minimum 60% aggregate marks for General Candidates, 55% (Engineering students) or 50% (non-engineering students) aggregate marks for SC/ST Candidates or equivalent grade point average; OR
  • Graduation along with Professional qualifications of CA, ICWA and CS with at least 50% marks or equivalent.
  • The above qualification should be from any of the Universities incorporated by an act of the central or state legislature in India or other educational institutions established by an act of Parliament or declared to be deemed as a University under section 3 of UGC Act, 1956; or, possess an equivalent qualification recognized by the Ministry of HRD, Government of India, or an equivalent qualification from an institution approved by AICTE.


Test Scores and its Validity

  • IIM Shillong will consider scores of GMAT, GRE, CAT, GATE or JRF (NET) for admission to PhD (WP) program. Candidates should mandatorily provide the score card as applicable along with the form and bring it during the interview phase. Validity of the scores will be as follows:
  • CAT, GATE, JRF (NET): Last 2 years scores will be considered (i.e., on 1st July 2017 or after)
  • GMAT, GRE: Last five years scores will be considered (i.e., on 1st July 2014 or after)


Selection Process

  • Candidates eligible as above, will be shortlisted based on recommendations of the appropriate committee. The shortlisted candidates will be invited for personal interview (and /or written test /video conferencing if necessary) for final selection at a location decided by IIM Shillong.


IIM Shillong PhD (Working Professionals) Admission 2019 Application Process 

  • All candidates need to download the application form. The application form (available for download from the link below) should be filled up and submitted online.
  • The form should be opened using Acrobat Reader only. Instructions for filling up the Application Form: a) Download and Save the Online Form in your Desktop/Laptop
  • Open the Form using Adobe Acrobat 9 and above.
  • Fill in the Details in the form as required
  • Ignore any Submit button in the form.
  • Provide your First name initial and surname only in the Signature section. [Eg: A.Kumar]
  • Save the file with your Name
  • Send the File as an attachment to phd@iimshillong.ac.in with subject: Application/ PhD (Working Professionals)
  • The candidates are requested to be careful while filling in the form and to check the same before submitting it. In case any candidate submits the form more than once, the first such submission will only be considered.
  • The candidates should take a print of the online form before submitting the same. If the candidate is applying for two areas, two copies must be printed.
  • The printed copy (ies) of the online application form, one for each area, with a recent photograph pasted and with all supporting documents (including self-attested copies of mark sheet and certificates of all public examinations starting from 10th, experience certificate, relevant score card, age proof, etc.) attached separately with each form which may be sent together in one envelop.
  • Completed application forms along with receipt of online application fee of Rs.2000/- should be sent to the following address – Doctoral Programme Office, Indian Institute of Management Shillong, Mayurbhanj Complex, Nongthymmai, Shillong-793014, Phone: 0364-230 8039, E-mail: phd@iimshillong.ac.in
  • The payment should be made only through NEFT and ensure that you mail us the following details at phd@iimshillong.ac.in and amd@iimshillong.ac.in
  • For more details, please visit, https://www.iimshillong.ac.in


IIM, Shillong

Indian Institute of Management Shillong, Mayurbhanj Complex, Nongthymmai, Shillong-793014, Phone: 0364-230 8039, E-mail: phd@iimshillong.ac.in, Website www.iimshillong.ac.in

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