School of Management

PhD (Doctor of Philosophy)

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The PhD Program in Management of the IMS Unison University is rigorous, multi- disciplinary and broad in scope. The program equips the research scholar with a thorough knowledge and understanding of the field in which s/he is pursuing the research. It enables the scholars to inculcate in themselves essential skill sets, with expertise in any one of the various domains in Management such as Marketing, Accounting & Finance, Business Economics, Human Resource and Organizational Behaviour, Production, Operations & Quantitative Techniques, and General Management. The scholars are expected to develop an integrated approach to research in management, and engage in cross functional research cutting across the various domains.

The PhD Program in Management is targeted at post graduates wishing to take up an academic career, teaching fraternity in Universities and Institutions of higher learning and professionals from private and public sector.

Why pursue a Ph.D. in Management from IMS Unison University?

  • Preparing Teachers for a Better tomorrow: Grooming Teachers is the major aim of this unique Ph.D. program at IMS Unison University. With a good quality Ph.D. degree, the successful candidates are able to command better jobs.
  • One of its kind Program: The Program is quite rigorous, integrating the various domains in the field of Management.
  • Publications and Presentations: Ph.D. scholars are encouraged to prepare quality papers, so that these can be presented at National / International conferences and published in journals of repute. A regular monitoring is done by the Research Guide assigned to the scholar who reviews and guides the scholar.
  • Research Projects: The Scholars are encouraged to do challenging research projects with practical relevance.
  • Teaching Assignments: The scholars are encouraged to interact with the undergraduate students to gain teaching experience.

Career Opportunities

  • The Ph.D. Management qualified candidates can join different Research & Consultancy firms and companies.
  • Academic Institutions and take up challenging teaching roles and thus contribute towards the society.

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:
    Aptitude Test and Personal Interview.
  • Shortlisted candidates will be intimated about the University Entrance Exam date. All shortlisted candidates will have to appear for the University Entrance Exam which will be followed by a Personal Interview.
  • JRF qualified students will be exempted from giving University Entrance Exam but they will have to appear for the Personal Interview round. Merit will be formed on the basis of the scores of the Entrance Exam and performance in the personal interview.

Online application process


Fill and confirm the registration form


Pay registration fee using any online method


Get registration No. on successful payment

Download fee document Ph.D. (Doctor of Philosophy) FEE (FULL TIME DOCTORAL PROGRAM)

Fee (2021-22)


1. 40% Seats of the intake in the program are reserved for UK Domicile candidates and will be allotted purely on first come first serve basis. The decision of the University in this respect is not open to question

2. *For the Ph.D. scholars, who are required to continue beyond the fourth year, the fee to be paid shall be equivalent to the fee applicable for the fourth year of the program. The thesis submission fee shall be payable in the year of thesis submission.

Ph.D. (Doctor of Philosophy)

Program Curriculum

S. No. Course Code Course Name
1 PHDM 101 Research Methodology
2 PHDM 102 Statistics
3 - Core Course - 1
4 - Core Course - 2
S. No. Course Code Course Name
1 PHDM 103P Statistical Packages for Research in Management
2 PHDM 104 Research & Publication Ethics
3 PHDM 105 Comprehensive Viva
4 PHDM 106 Seminar
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