Ph.D. in Management


    The PhD programme in Management at School of Management and Commerce (SOMC), K.R. Mangalam University is designed under the guidance of highly qualified and widely recognized faculty in their respective fields. This PhD programme is for curious individuals who want to work at cutting-edge research and expand the frontier of human knowledge. The Ph.D. in Management is based on the research carried out by the scholars under the guidance of Supervisor/Co-Supervisor(s). The programme duration depends upon the completion of the chosen research work by the scholars. The research work is characterized either by the discovery of new facts or the proposition of a new theory/theories or by a fresh interpretation of known facts. It should bear evidence of the scholars’ capacity for analysis and judgment as well as his/her ability to carry out an independent investigation, design, or development. All admitted scholars are provisionally registered into the programme and are required to undertake a mandatory minimum coursework of 12 credits. Upon successful completion of the course work, the scholar shall identify supervisor/co-supervisor(s) and prepare a detailed Research Proposal/Synopsis of the research s/he wants to carry out.

    Full-Time Scholars

    Scholars are required to devote full time on campus for the Ph.D.programme. Some scholars may be offered a teaching/research/project assistantship. The selected scholars will be required to assist in teaching/laboratories and other developmental work under the guidance of a mentor.

    Sponsored Scholars

    Employees of organizations/industries having collaborations with the university can enroll under this category.

    Part-Time Scholars

    Scholars working in organizations situated in close vicinity of the university can enroll under this category.

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    Programme Structure

    Semester 1
    Semester 2
    • Introduction To Psychology(Life skill)
    • Perspective in Social Psychology(Entrepreneurship)
    • Introduction to Psychology Practicum/Lab
    • Communication Skills(Life skill)
    • Open Elective-1
    • Statistical Method For Psychological Research-I
    • Biopsychology
    • Biopsychology Practicum/Lab
    • Environmental Studies
    • Open Elective-2
    Semester 3
    Semester 4
    • Abnormal Psychology(Employability)
    • Introduction To Personality(Life skill)
    • Life Span development(Life Skill)
    • Introduction To Personality_Practicum/LAB
    • Psychology of Relationships (Entrepreneurship)
    • Inter Group Relations(Open Elective)
    • Disaster Management
    • Fundamental of Cognitive Psychology
    • Counseling skill(Life Skill &Employability)
    • Statistical Method for Psychological research-II
    • Counseling skill_ Practicum/Lab
    • Research Publication and Presentation (Employability)
    • Psychology and Media(Open Elective)
    Semester 5
    Semester 6
    • Organizational Psychology(Entrepreneurship)
    • Psychological Research
    • Clinical Psychology (Employability)
    • Health Psychology(Life Skill)
    • Psychological Research Practicum/Lab
    • Advance Social Psychology(Entrepreneurship)
    • Psychotherapeutic intervention(Employability)
    • Forensic Psychology(Employability)
    • Project/dissertation(DES-4)
    • Psychotherapeutic intervention Practicum/Lab
    • Value Added Course
    Semester 7
    Semester 8

    Connecting Talent to Dream Careers

    We have strong partnerships with leading businesses such as Deloitte, IBM, Google, Microsoft, TCS, Axis Bank, Reserve Bank Of India, State Bank Of India and many others. These esteemed collaborations offer students exceptional job and internship opportunities through our extensive recruitment sessions every year.

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    Career Options

    After completing Ph.D. in Management programme, there are numerous fields where you can build an excellent career. Below is the list of some of the leading job roles that you can take up after completing this programme:

    • Business Development Manager : Business Development Manager is a professional role where you can play a prominent role in building connections with clients, developing market strategies, and negotiating business deals.
    • Business Analysts : Business Analysts use data analysis and gather stakeholder input to recommend solutions that help businesses optimize their performance.
    • Finance manager : Finance Managers oversee the financial state of an organization by managing financial planning, risk management, record-keeping, and financial reporting.
    • Chief Financial Officer : The CFO is a senior executive responsible for managing the financial actions of a company. They are responsible for tracking cash flow and analyzing the company’s financial strengths and weaknesses.
    • Statistician : A statistician is an individual who works in applied statistics to solve real-world business issues and concerns. They gather raw data and analyse it with statistical techniques to guide decision-making processes.

      Hear straight from our Students

      Ekta Singh

      I feel grateful towards my mentors at K.R. Mangalam University since they were always there to assist me and my batchmates. Taking admission to the PhD in Management program at KRMU was a transformative experience for me. I got guidance from experienced faculty members, who provided me with a solid foundation in advanced management theories and research methodologies.

      Tanvi Gupta

      Ph.D. in Management's comprehensive approach to management research, combined with a supportive and intellectually stimulating environment, allowed me to delve deep into my area of interest. Also, we had access to cutting-edge resources and facilities.

      Nitin Chawla

      I completed my PhD in Management program at K.R. Mangalam University. The program was created with emphasis on both theoretical knowledge and practical application providing a well-rounded education that has proven to be instrumental in my academic and professional pursuits.

      Kaushal Pandit

      Pursuing Ph.D. in Management at K.R. Mangalam University not only sharpened my research acumen but also fostered a sense of intellectual curiosity and resilience. The program's commitment to fostering a global outlook equipped me to address complex management issues on an international scale. I’m grateful for my teachers who never stopped encouraging us.

      Programme Outcomes

      Becoming more employable

      One of the reasons why you should opt for a Ph.D. in Management is that it will enhance your employability. After studying Management, you will have a wide range of career options to choose from. Having knowledge in multiple avenues will also help you in getting a good starting salary package.

      Gaining confidence in communication

      Another reason why you should consider getting a Management degree is that you will get the confidence to communicate with all sorts of people.

      Global Communication

      By opting for this course, you will be able to communicate different messages with people and enterprises all over the world. This will eliminate any barriers when it comes to global communication.


      The Ph.D. programme is based on research conducted by the student under the supervision of the Supervisor/Co-supervisor(s), and the duration of the programme is determined by the student’s completion of the chosen research.

      The research work is distinguished by the discovery of new facts, the formulation of new theories/theories, or a new interpretation of known facts.

      It should demonstrate the candidate’s analytical and judgment abilities, as well as his or her ability to conduct independent research, design, or development.

      Ph.D. Admission

      Candidates are required to download the Ph.D. admission form from the university website (click here) and submit it completely filled in all respects with copies of all the documents. Shortlisted candidates will be called for written examination and interview. They will be required to pay a Registration-cum-Processing fee of INR 5000 (Refundable).

      Admission to Ph.D. in CSE programme will be based on the overall performance in Post Graduate degree, Entrance Examination, Personal Interview and positions available. Preference will be given to CSIR/UGC NET qualified candidates and those having sponsored projects.


      It will broadly test the research aptitude and ability to comprehend. Candidates with NET, GATE, M Phil. or equivalent qualifications may be exempted from the entrance examination.

      Candidates who clear the written entrance examination will be selected for the personal interview. The interview will be conducted by the Interview Board of the University to comprehensively judge in-depth knowledge in the concerned subject/area and ability to do research.

      Admitted candidates will be required to pay the first installment of the Ph.D.programme fee and security deposit within the specified time to confirm admission.

      Who Should Pursue

      This programme is for students who aim to establish themselves as managers to meet the growing demands in international markets. Students who are looking for a career with brilliant prospects and challenging roles in this expanding industry. This programme is ideal for students who want to understand management. The prime purpose of this programme is to hone your decision-making abilities to become qualified professionals in future jobs. Students who wish to be managers and want to be the decision-makers of the firm should opt for this course. Effective communication skills help to hone verbal and written communication skills that allow the students to convey their concepts effectively and efficiently.

      Frequently Asked Questions

      The minimum qualification for admission to a PhD course is a postgraduate degree or equivalent in the concerned subject from a recognized Indian University, or a postgraduate degree approved by the Association of Indian Universities/UGC/AICTE with not less than 55% marks in aggregate or its equivalent grade ‘B’ in the UGC 7-point scale.
      Yes, it is mandatory to have all required mark sheets to enrol in phd course at KRMU. A candidate’s form will be registered and he /she will be offered an entrance exam date only on submission of all required documents including last semester marksheet in case of final year appearing candidates.
      No, PhD Application forms can only be filled and submitted online through the website
      The Phd Application 2024 are accepted twice a year. For January Session – Between November to January and for July Session – Between June to August
      If you are in a job, then you must produce an NOC from your employer at the time of joining.

      Commence Your Journey
      in 6 Simple Steps

      Commence Your Journey in 6 Simple Steps

      Start your Application

      Complete payment and submit

      Pay the required Application Fee

      Take an entrance test

      K.R. Mangalam University Entrance Examination (KREE)

      Appear for interaction

      Attend our Faculty-Led Interview.

      Get the admission offer

      You will receive the offer letter after the successful interaction

      Get Enrolled

      Be prepared to embark on your journey

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