Doctoral Program in Management

  • Regulation For Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D)

    (As per MHRD/UGC Notification of dt.5th May, 2016)

    This Regulation, hereinafter, shall be called the Regulation for Doctor of Philosophy in Management, Humanities & Social Sciences, Commerce, and Communication under Birla Global University, Bhubaneswar 2017. The Regulation conforms with the University Grants Commission Regulations, 2016 i.e., Minimum Standards and Procedure for Award of M.Phil./PhD Degree notified by the Ministry of Human Resources Development on 5th May 2016.

  • Criteria For Admission To The PhD Programme


    Candidates for admission to the PhD Programme shall have a Master’s degree or a professional degree declared equivalent to the Master’s degree by the corresponding statutory body, with at least 55% marks in aggregate or its equivalent grade ‘B’ in the UGC 7-point scale (or an equivalent grade in a point scale wherever grading system is followed) or an equivalent degree from a foreign educational institution accredited by an Assessment and Accreditation Agency, approved, recognized or authorized by an authority, established or incorporated under a law in its home country or any other statutory authority in that country for the purpose of assessing, accrediting assuring quality and standards of educational institutions.


    A relaxation of 5% marks, from 55% to 50% or an equivalent relaxation of grade may be allowed for those belonging to SC/ST/OBC (Non-Creamy layer)/Differently- abled and other categories of candidates as per the decision of the UGC from time to time or for those candidates who had obtained their Master degree before 19th September 1991. The relaxation of 5% to the categories mentioned above is permissible based only on the qualifying marks without including the grace mark procedure.

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  • Duration of The Programme

    MINIMUM DURATION-The minimum duration of the programme is of three years including course work.

    MAXIMUM DURATION (SPAN PERIOD)-The maximum duration or the span period of the programme is six years.

    RELAXATION FOR OTHER CATEGORY– Women candidates and persons with disability (more than 40% disability) may be allowed a relaxation of two years for a PhD in the maximum duration. In addition, the women candidates may be provided Maternity Leave/Child Care Leave once in the entire duration of PhD for up to 240 days.