IFMR GSB, Krea University offers full-time residential research programme and Part time PhD programme leading to the award of the degree of Doctor of Philosophy (PhD). Detailed below is brief description of the process followed for admissions to this programme.

Criteria :
Full time PhD Programme

    • A candidate seeking admission into the Krea University’s PhD program in addition to having 60% marks in undergraduate degree, s/he must satisfy the eligibility requirements prescribed by the University as under. The eligibility criteria are:
        • Master Degree or equivalent PG Diploma in any discipline, with 55 percent marks in the qualifying examinations


        • Five-Year integrated Master’s degree/Dual degree or equivalent in a relevant discipline with 55 percent marks in the qualifying examinations


      • Professional Qualification like ACA/FAC/AICWAI/ACSI Qualifications of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India, Institute of Cost & Works Accountants of India and Institute of Company Secretaries of India
  • Valid Scores of Standardised Tests (CAT, CMAT, GATE, GMAT, GRE, NET JRF, NMAT, XAT) – or pass an entrance test
  • Graduates of full-time post-graduate degree course and candidates in the final year of the post-graduate degree are eligible to apply

Part time PhD Programme

    • MBA degree with 55 percent marks in the qualifying examinations


  • Five years of Work Experience after MBA


Students with Undergraduate and/or Postgraduate degrees from ODL (Open and Distance Learning) institutions are also eligible to apply as per the UGC policy and notification