Programme Details

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Management

  • Bangalore Kengeri Campus
  • Open From : 08-Dec-2023
  • Open Until : 19-Jun-2024



Welcome to CHRIST (Deemed to be University), School of Business and Management, where our PhD programme stands as a beacon of academic excellence, blending an applied orientation with a commitment to addressing contemporary business challenges. Our doctoral program is designed to produce versatile researchers equipped with problem-solving skills and adept at applying a range of methodologies to tackle real-world business problems. Full-time scholars can immerse themselves fully in the research journey, benefiting from a dedicated and immersive experience. Full-time scholars have the opportunity to engage intensively with their research, faculty, and peers. Recognizing the diverse needs of aspiring researchers from the industry, we offer a part-time option. This flexibility allows working professionals to pursue their PhD while balancing professional commitments.

At CHRIST (Deemed to be University), the PhD programme at the School of Business and Management is not just about earning a doctoral degree; it's about becoming a thought leader and a change agent in the business world. Join us on this academic journey, where learning is not just a means to an end, but a lifelong pursuit of knowledge and impact. Embark on a transformative learning journey where you not only deepen your expertise in your chosen field but also emerge as a well-rounded researcher equipped with the skills necessary for success in academia, industry, or entrepreneurship. The PhD programme at CHRIST (Deemed to be University) goes beyond the thesis, emphasizing holistic skill development and the application of knowledge to real-world business challenges.

Why choose this course?

  • Applied Orientation

  • Contemporary Relevence

  • Methodological Excellence

  • Emphasis on Skills Development

  • Excellent Support System

  • Well Structured and Systematic Process

What you will learn?

  • Profound understanding and a diverse set of skills essential for conducting impactful and innovative research in the field of business and management.
  • Advanced Research Methodologies
  • Critical Thinking and Analytical Skills
  • Effective Communication
  • Specialized Knowledge in Chosen Field
  • Problem-Solving and Decision-Making
  • Ethical Considerations in Research
  • Versatility in Methodological Application
  • Teaching and Mentorship Skills


  • Foundations of Research
  • Research Publication
  • Research Writing
  • Research Methodology
  • Advanced Topics in [Specialization Area]
  • Advanced Research Methodology
  • Systematic and Bibliometric Literature Review and Conceptual Frameworks
  • Statistical Analysis and Data Interpretation
  • Seminar Series:
  • Teaching and Pedagogy in Business Education
  • Ethics in Research
  • Proposal Development and Grant Writing
  • Citation and Referencing

Career prospects

  • Pursue a career in academia as a professor or researcher, contributing to the academic community through teaching, publishing, and mentorship.
  • Join research and development teams in industries related to your specialization, providing valuable insights and solutions to real-world business challenges.
  • Offer your expertise as a consultant, advising organizations on strategic, operational, or managerial issues based on your in-depth research and knowledge.
  • Ascend to executive leadership positions within organizations, leveraging your research-driven insights to guide strategic decision-making.
  • Apply your research and analytical skills to start and manage your own business, utilizing your expertise to innovate and solve market challenges.
  • Contribute to shaping public policy by working with government agencies or non-profit organizations, providing evidence-based insights for effective decision-making.
For any queries at any given time during the application and admission process, you may contact us through the following Email ID’s:
Bangalore Central Campus
The Office of Admissions,
CHRIST (Deemed to be University), Hosur Road,
Bengaluru - 560 029, Karnataka, INDIA
Ph. No: +91 92430 80800
Ph. No:  +91 80 4012 9400
Email IDs
Indian candidates:
Bangalore Bannerghatta Road Campus
CHRIST (Deemed to be University)
Hulimavu, Bannerghatta Road,
Bengaluru - 560 076, Karnataka, INDIA
Ph. No:  080 4655 1306
Bangalore Kengeri Campus
CHRIST (Deemed to be University)
Kanmanike, Kumbalgodu, Mysore Road,
Bengaluru - 560 074, Karnataka, INDIA

Ph. No:  +91 80 4012 9800, 9802, 9820
Bangalore Yeshwanthpur Campus
CHRIST (Deemed to be University)
Nagasandra, Near Tumkur Road,
Bengaluru 560 073, Karnataka, INDIA

Ph. No:  +91 97422 44407
Delhi NCR Campus
CHRIST (Deemed to be University),
Mariam Nagar, Meerut Road,
Delhi NCR Ghaziabad - 201003
Ph. No: 1800-123-3212
Pune Lavasa Campus
CHRIST (Deemed to be University),
Christ University Road, 30 Valor Court,
PO Dasve Lavasa, Mulshi, Pune - 412112, Maharashtra
Ph. No : 1800-123-2009,
Between: Monday to Friday: 09:00 AM to 04:00 PM, Saturday: 09:00 AM to 12:00 PM
(Office remains closed on Sundays, Government Holidays and Any special events)
For Eligibility Criteria Click the link below:
Students who have completed their post-graduation from an international university must submit an equivalency certificate from the Association of Indian Universities (AIU).
1. Admission Registration fee of INR 5000/- (Non-Refundable)
2. Programme fee as per the below table
#Indian Nationals
Indian Nationals
Other Foreign Nationals Other Foreign Nationals
Full Time PhD
Part Time PhD
Full-Time PhD
Part Time PhD
Full-Time PhD Part Time PhD
60,000 INR
80,000 INR
860 USD
1100 USD
960 USD 1200 USD
Time of Payment: All the candidates have to pay the I Year fee immediately after confirmation of the admission. For subsequent years, fees must be paid annually on or before 15th March.
# The fee for Full Time PhD Scholars, as indicated in the table, is the actual fee payable and excludes the scholarship amount.
It is to be noted that though the fee is fixed for two years, there may be a periodic nominal increase to meet the rise in costs.
1. NRI fee is applicable for the first year for candidates who have studied foreign syllabus (has to be approved by UGC / AIU) in the qualifying examination of study in India. In subsequent years Other Indian States fee will be applicable.
(The above condition is not applicable to NRI and candidates applied under NRI Category).
2. NRI fee is applicable for the full duration of the Programme for candidates who;
   2.1. Have pursued and completed their last qualifying exam from outside India.
   2.2. Are NRI and candidates who have applied under the NRI category.
3. To claim the Indian category fee, the candidates should have studied last 7 years in India. (Not applicable for OCI, PIO and Foreign Nationals).
4. Admission registration fee of INR 5000/- (US $80 for foreign nationals/PIO/OCI) is non-refundable in the event of cancellation of admission. This fee will be apart from cancellation charges if any applicable.
5. All Candidates If “Selected” after appearing for the final selection process, the fee may be paid through the following option:
    Payment can make through Net banking / NEFT / RTGS
    Payment / Transfer of fees does not guarantee admission.
For the Online Application form, click the below link:
Online Application Form


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Karnataka, India

Tel: +91 804012 9100 / 9600

Fax: 40129000


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