Bhubaneswar: Xavier Institute of Management -Xavier University Bhubaneswar (XUB) has invited online applications for Doctoral Program in Management (PhD). The last date for submission of applications is 14 February 2017. The list of research areas available for PhD programmes is given at paragraph no 3.
Eligibility: The candidates should have a Master’s degree (or equivalent) in any discipline from a recognised university, with at least 55% marks. In case the score is available on a letter-grade system, the institute expects a minimum cumulative score of 5.5 on a 10-point scale.
The list of academic areas while XUB encourages interdisciplinary work:
Accounting (School of BM)
Commerce (School of Commerce)
Communication (School of BM)
Development Studies (School of RM)
Decision sciences (School of BM)
Economics (School of BM)
Finance (School of BM)
General and Strategic Management (School of BM)
Human Resource Management (School of HRM)
Organisational Behaviour (School of HRM)
Information Systems (School of BM)
Marketing (School of BM)
Operations Management (School of BM)
Rural Management (School of RM)
CEFT – Center of Excellence in Fiscal Policy & Taxation
How to Apply: XUM has notified that applicants have to fill up the online application form separately for XUB programme at: www.ximb.ac.in or www.xub.edu.in . The last date for applying online is February 14 , 2017.
Selection Process: XUB has informed that candidates will be shortlisted on the basis of their academic records and SOPs. The shortlisted candidates will be required to appear for Xavier Research Aptitude Test (X-RAT), and Personal Interview. UGC-NET qualified candidates will be exempted from appearing for the X-RAT.
Duration of the Program: As per the admission notification, the approximate duration to complete the programme is 4 to 7 years. The first year of the programme will be spent for course work, and the remaining years for completing subsequent steps leading to the doctoral thesis. The maximum duration allowed to complete the PhD is 7 years.
For more details on PhD admission at XUM, candidates should visit the PhD page of official website XUM: http://www.ximb.ac.in/Admissions/phd