External Ph.D Program

Program overview

The doctoral program is uniquely designed for accomplished executives / academicians, who seek the advanced knowledge, skills and perspectives of doctoral education without interrupting their careers.

Program Mission

The mission of our external PhD Program is to enable successful professionals to pursue their academic career by infusing them with theoretical knowledge to conceptually understand contemporary issues and develop enhanced research skills. This enables them to do better problem solving and helps them in generating optimized solution to the complex real life problems.

Educational Objectives

The educational objectives of our external doctoral program are to enable students to:

  • Apply theoretical and analytical competency in own working and functional area.
  • Exhibit analytical and research skills necessary to create knowledge and apply it to emerging research problems.
  • Demonstrate expertise in specific topic through the design, execution and completion of doctoral dissertation that contributes to the knowledge and practice of the field.
Admission Eligibility

A candidate is eligible for Admission and Registration for PhD program provided he/ she has qualified:

  • For the award of Master’s Degree of any recognized University/other qualification in a relevant discipline. The minimum qualifying marks are 60% at Post Graduation level (55% in case of reserved categories) and
  • In the Entrance Examination conducted by the University at the national level on the pattern of UGC followed by interview and
  • Is currently employed for last two years
Age Limit

Candidate must not be more than 55 years of age on the date of the entrance test.