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Ph.D. in Management


The Ph.D. program of Alliance School of Business, Alliance University admits students with strong academic backgrounds who are highly motivated to pursue research in management and have the intellectual curiosity to undertake original research. The School of Business promotes learning and research activities that allow doctoral students to master theory and research relevant to their source discipline and specific area of research to prepare students for a career in academia or research positions in the industry.

Program Duration

The program admits both internal and external doctoral students. The normal duration of the program of study for internal and external doctoral students is three years and four years respectively. Extension will be granted to deserving students on a case-by-case basis contingent upon the progress made on the research work.

Award of the Ph.D. Degree

On successful completion of the course work, and the consequent defense of the doctoral dissertation by the doctoral student, Alliance University shall confer upon the doctoral student the degree of Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Management.

Commence of the course

January 2020 & July 2020

Course Duration

3 Years*

Mode of Study

Full Time Course


Master’s degree in a management-related discipline with at least 55% marks in aggregate from a recognized University.

Master’s degree program in a management-related discipline or qualifications declared equivalent to the master’s degree by the corresponding statutory regulatory body, with at least 55% marks in aggregate or its equivalent grade.

Master’s degree in any discipline with minimum of 55% mark from any recognised University.

Master’s degree with 55% marks in aggregate from a recognized University in a management-related discipline.

A minimum of two years full-time work experience is desirable.

Qualifying score in Alliance Research Aptitude Test (ARAT).

Areas of Research

  • Finance and Accounting
  • Marketing
  • Information Systems and Operations Management
  • Organizational Behaviour and Human Resource Management

Salient Features

Research fellowship of Rs. 35,000 per month and a research allowance of Rs. 25,000 per year for full-time scholars.

Monetary support for attending national and international conferences for Full-Time Research Scholars.

University Journals for the publication of Research Articles.

Periodic similarity check of research papers and chapters.

Experts to guide and supervise research studies.

Intense coursework prior to the commencement of the Research Study.

Facility for Transfer of Research Scholars from other Universities or Research Institutions to Alliance University and vice-versa.

Specific provisions and relaxations with respect to women Research Scholars and specially abled persons.

Extensive interaction with luminaries.

Course Work

  • Research and Publication Ethics
  • Research Methodology – I & II
  • Specialization paper – I & II
  • Academic Writing
  • Research Practicum

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