Course description

A Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) is the highest academic program globally, signifying mastery and original contributions to a specific field. Ph.D. candidates undergo rigorous study, research, and critical inquiry over several years. They delve into advanced coursework, culminating in independent research and a dissertation defending novel findings. Ph.D. holders are esteemed experts, valued for their analytical prowess and innovative thinking. While many pursue careers in academia, others thrive in diverse sectors, driving innovation, policy, and knowledge advancement. The Ph.D. journey epitomizes intellectual rigor and dedication to expanding the frontiers of human understanding.

What will i learn?

  • Mastery of a specific field through advanced study and research.
  • Creation of new knowledge or insights demonstrated through a doctoral dissertation.
  • Enhanced ability to critically analyze complex problems and propose innovative solutions.
  • Proficiency in research methodologies, data analysis, and interpretation.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills


  • A relevant master's degree or equivalent
  • Strong academic record, often demonstrated by high grades in previous coursework.
  • English proficiency
  • Prior research experience


IMSR Professor

I am a visionary leader with a passion for education and a relentless drive to empower individuals to reach their full potential in the dynamic world of management. With over two decades of experience in academia and business, I brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to my role as the Director of the Indian Management School & Research Centre.

Dr. Niranjan Karmakar

Dr. Niranjan is a renowned Professor of Finance, specializing in corporate finance and investment management. With a Ph.D. from a prestigious university, Dr. Niranjan brings over two decades of experience in academia and industry.

Their research focuses on financial markets, risk assessment, and sustainable investment strategies. Dr. Niranjan is recognized for their insightful contributions to scholarly journals and conferences. Committed to mentorship, they have guided numerous Ph.D. candidates to success, fostering a new generation of finance professionals. Dr. Niranjan's dedication to excellence in research and teaching has earned them widespread respect in the academic community.

Dr. Pritesh Shah

Dr. Pritesh Shah, an esteemed Professor in International Business Management, holds a Master's degree and over a decade of expertise. Specializing in global market dynamics and cross-cultural management, Dr. Shah is renowned for their engaging teaching style and mentorship. Recognized as a respected authority, they prepare students for global careers.

Dr. Pritesh Shah is an esteemed Professor specializing in International Business Management. Holding a Master's degree in the field, Dr. Shah brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to academia. With a career spanning over a decade, Dr. Shah has made significant contributions to the study and practice of international business. Their research interests include global market dynamics, cross-cultural management, and international trade policies. Dr. Shah is known for their engaging teaching style and commitment to student success. As a mentor, they provide valuable guidance to aspiring professionals, preparing them for careers in the global marketplace. Dr. Pritesh Shah's dedication to advancing the field of international business management has earned them recognition as a respected authority in their field.







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