IIM Udaipur | Ph.D. Programme Overview

IIM Udaipur

Established in 2009, IIM Udaipur aims to set a new benchmark in the field of management education by combining excellence in both teaching and research. The Institute strives to make a real difference to the region, forging strong relationships with local NGOs and government and working closely with industry on live projects, internships, guest lectures, faculty research, and many events throughout the academic year.

PhD Program

The IIM PhD Program is IIM Udaipur’s doctoral level program designed for students with strong academic credentials who aspire to undertake demanding original research. Students earning a PhD in management from IIM Udaipur will be well-equipped for a calling in the academia, especially with the increasing focus on continued research throughout the career.

Areas/ Specialization (4 areas)

  • Operations Management
  • Finance & Accounting
  • Marketing
  • Organizational Behavior & Human Resources Management
AreasTest/ RATPersonal interview
Operations ManagementResearch Aptitude Test (Mathematics, Probability and Statistics, Operations Research, Research Paper analysisPI
Finance & AccountingResearch Aptitude Test (Mathematics, Probability and Statistics, Finance and Accounting, Research Paper analysisPI
MarketingCAT/GMAT/GRE/NET-JRF in Economics/ Psychology/Sociology/Anthropology/Management (Shortlisting and Call for PI)  PI and model/ framework to critique  
Organizational Behavior & Human Resources ManagementCAT/GMAT/GATE/GRE/NET-JRF in relevant discipline (Shortlisting and Call for PI)  PI

Eligibility Criteria

Candidates are eligible to apply for the PhD program if they fulfil the following criteria:

  • A Master’s Degree in any discipline, with at least 55 percent marks, AND a Bachelor’s degree/equivalent qualification with at least 50 percent marks (minimum three years of bachelor’s level education after the completion of higher secondary schooling).


  • A professional qualification (completed) such as CA (ICAI), ICWA, CS with a Bachelor’s degree


  • A 4-year/8-semester Bachelor’s degree with 6.5 CGPA or equivalent.

Financial Assistance

  • Tuition Waiver for the entire program.
  • Stipend
Year/ StageStipend Amount (in Rupees) per month (based on 10% increment every year)
1st year30000
2nd year33000
3rd year36300
4th year39930
5th year (maximum)43923
  • Contingency Grant: Rs. 50000
Year/ StageAmount (in Rupees) per year
1st year50000
2nd year25000
3rd year25000
4th year25000
5th year (maximum)25000
  • Grant for laptop: Rs. 50000 (one time)
  • Research funds: Rs. 150000 (conducting their dissertation-related research) 
  • Conference Support
Event (conferences/ seminars) Amount
NationalRs. 20000 per year
International (outside India)Rs. 200000 (a total over a period of four years

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