PhD Programme Chairperson's Message

Since its inception in 1970, IFMR GSB’s mission has been focused on contributing to the growth and development efforts in India through research in various areas of Management. The emphasis of the PhD programme at IFMR GSB from its commencement has been on academic rigor, strong foundational knowledge, independent research and scholarship.

Under the aegis of Krea University with its pioneering vision of interwoven learning, critical thinking and interdisciplinary education, IFMR GSB offers an exciting and intellectually stimulating research environment.

At IFMR GSB, accomplished faculty work closely with PhD scholars as partners on a challenging and highly fulfilling academic journey. The PhD programme is uniquely designed to provide students the flexibility to explore their research interests independently in a wide variety of areas and hone them in a collaborative setting.

Through in-depth coursework combined with impactful research, the PhD programme at IFMR GSB is committed to training scholars who become thought leaders and teachers themselves. The alumni of the Ph.D. programme have assumed faculty positions in prestigious academic institutions as well as significant research engagements at think-tanks and corporates.

At IFMR GSB, be prepared to work hard and think harder but also be assured that you will be embarking on a meaningful, rewarding educational experience amidst a thriving academic community.

Vijaya C. Subramanian Chairperson – PhD Progamme
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Why Join IFMR GSB Doctoral Programme?

Opportunities For Excellence In Research And Teaching

PhD scholars publish extensively in reputed journals and present their research in various national and international conferences. The in-house “Journal of Emerging Market Finance” reinforces IFMR GSB’s research credentials. The annual research symposium provides an excellent platform for scholars to showcase their work and interact with researchers from reputed national and international institutions. The course of study is designed to provide intensive training in research and teaching.

Excellent Placements Possibilities

The alumni of the PhD programme have assumed positions as faculty in prestigious academic institutions such as Ashoka University, Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Indore, IIM Kashipur, IIM Shillong, IIM Amritsar and the Madras School of Economics. Other alumni are in significant roles in research institutes, think-tanks and corporates such as CRISIL, SCOPE International, ICICI, Institute
for Human Development and Centre for Excellence in Fiscal Policy and Taxation.

Academic Departments

Data Science & Information Systems

Data Science

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Operations Management

Operations Management

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Finance & Accounting

Finance & Accounting

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Strategy Management

Strategy Management

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Marketing

Current PhD Scholars

Aditya Kumar

Aditya Kumar

Ajmal TK

Ajmal TK

Ameesh

Ameesh

Gayatri Mishra

Gayatri Mishra

Jains P Chacko

Jains P Chacko

Kalyani Pal

Kalyani Pal

Kartik Mohan

Kartik Mohan

Khushboo

Khushboo

Manasi

Manasi

Merin Chacko

Merin Chacko

Narbadeshwar Mishra

Narbadeshwar Mishra

Navya Murickken

Navya Murickken

Nidhin

Nidhin

Surabhi Somya

Surabhi Somya

Vismaya

Vismaya

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