School of Hospitality Management

Ph.D. (Doctor of Philosophy)

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The Ph.D. Program in Hotel Management of the IMS Unison University is rigorous, multi- disciplinary and broad in scope. The program teaches students to apply conceptual research methods to hotel management and other areas of hospitality. It enables scholars to inculcate in themselves essential skill sets, with expertise in various domains in Hotel Management such as hospitality, restaurant and hotel management and tourism.

Why to Pursue Ph.D. in Hotel Management from IMS Unison University

  • Unique Program Viability: The spectrum of research activities makes it a unique academic environment that enhance the creativity and analytical thinking, processing & providing highly skilled & motivated researchers from IMS Unison University.
  • Grooming teachers of tomorrow is one of the prime aim and objective of this program at IMS Unison University, with a Ph.D. degree, scholars have an upper edge for a great career, which cuts them above the rest.
  • It also encourages them to prepare, publish, present, and represent themselves and University at various National & International Research Conferences, under the constant supervision and guidance of scholar’s respective research guide.

Career Opportunities

  • Most candidates opt for the research or teaching positions after their degree in Hospitality with enhanced knowledge, experience along with constant updates in the Hospitality Industry as a whole.
  • Apart from this, they may opt for a senior managerial position(s) in a hospitality organization, or Hospitality Administrator Researcher.

Apply Online

    • Online at the University website:
      After filling the "Registration Form”, the candidate has to pay a registration fee of Rs. 1000/- either online through Debit Card / Credit Card /Net Banking or cash at the Cash Counter of the University. On successful payment of registration fee, a receipt will be generated by the system. You will have to save this registration number for all your future reference. You are required to scan and email this receipt along with documents to along with the scanned copies of all the documents required.
      Alternatively, the student can also download the registration form from the website or procure it from the University Admission office, fill it up completely, attach the necessary documents and send it with a Bank Demand Draft of Rs 1000/- drawn in favour of IMS Unison University payable at Dehradun and send it at the postal address of the University.
    • The registration fee is non-refundable under any circumstance whatsoever. Registering to a Program does not guarantee admission.
    • After the successful registration to the Program chosen, our admission team will check the seat availability and your eligibility for the admission. If you meet the admission criteria, you will be contacted to proceed further as per the Admission procedure of the program.
    • You shall remain in constant touch with our Admission office to know about the status of your registration.
    • Admission Process:
      Personal Interview and A valid (eligible) UGC-NET/JRF Score .

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    Fill and confirm the registration form


    Pay registration fee using any online method


    Get registration No. on successful payment

  • The modern day industry oriented curriculum allows the students to continuously attain a wide variety of exposure to practical learning during the weekly schedules. Along with technical training, the students attend focused Personality Development Programs (PDPs), Seminars, Professional Communication Classes, Foreign Language classes, Special training of Flair Bartending through expert industry trainers and many more similar Industry-Experience increasing processes
  • Various certification programs are organized in association with our training partners to enhance the professional skills of our students so that they have a competitive edge. The programs that are incorporated in the curriculum are.
  • Personality Development Program: Rigorous programs on personality development are conducted for the BHM students across three semesters of study. These programs not only sharpen the communication skills of the students but also support their preparation towards the selection process of recruiters who visit the Campus.
  • Certification in MS Office: IMS Unison University, in academic alliance with leading service provider shall offer a competency development programs in MS Office (MS Excel, MS Word, MS Power Point & Outlook). This program is intended to equip the students with highend competencies in usage of MS Office and at the end of this program a certificate will be accorded to the students successfully completing the program.
Download fee document Ph.D. (Hotel Management) FEE (FULL TIME DOCTORAL PROGRAM)

Fee (2023-24)

Ph.D. in Hotel Management

Program Curriculum

S. No. Course Code Course Name
1 PHDHM 101 Research Methodology
2 PHDHM 102P Statistical packages for research in Hospitality Management
3 PHDHM 103 Research and Publication Ethics
4 PHDHM 104S Seminar on Review Writing
5 PHDHM 105A Human Resource Management in Hotels and Hospitality
6 PHDHM 105B Hotels and Hospitality Marketing Management
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