Eligibility Criteria:

(A) (A) Candidates seeking admission to the degree of Master of Philosophy (M.Phil.) must have obtained (candidates who are in their final semester/year of the qualifying degree can also apply):

A post-graduate degree or equivalent (with a minimum CGPA of 6.00 on a 10 point scale or 55% marks in aggregate)


A Professional qualification (with a minimum CGPA of 6.00 on a 10 point scale or 55% marks in aggregate) or qualified CA / ICWA / CS/CFA


A four-year professional degree (BE/B. Tech degree or equivalent) with excellent academic record (minimum CGPA of 9.00 on 10 point scale or 80% marks in aggregate). Relaxation in CGPA to 7.00 on a 10-point scale, or in marks to 65%, for the minimum eligibility conditions may be permitted for these candidates who have a minimum of 3 years of professional and/or research experience in the area in which the admission is sought. These candidates have to take additional master level courses of 06 credits which they select from the courses offered in Year 1 of MBA Program.

Other Information

(A) Number of Seats and Specialization

Details for fall semester of session 2018-19 are shown in the table::

Note: The policy of UGC guidelines regarding reservation of seats for SC/ ST and PH candidates shall be followed.
No. of SeatsSpecialization
Seven (07) a. OB, HR, Strategy & International Management
b. Accounting, Finance, & Economics
c. Operations, Information Systems, and Marketing

(B) Requirements: Course Work & Dissertation:

The student needs to complete 36 hours course work which shall comprise,

  • 13 credit hours of core courses

  • 05 credit hours of elective in the area of research

  • 18 credit hours of dissertation

However, the candidates who are selected based on 4-year qualifying degree have to take additional Master level courses of 6 credits from the courses of Year 1 of MBA Program. The proposal for the dissertation can be submitted only after completion of 12 credits.


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