IIM Jammu PhD Admission 2024: Dates, Application Form

IIM Jammu PhD Admission
IIM Jammu PhD Admission

IIM Jammu PhD Admission 2024 – Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Jammu invites application for PhD admission for the academic year 2024.

Check full details on IIM Jammu PhD Admission 2024 below here.

IIM Jammu PhD Programs

Business Policy, Strategy & Entrepreneurship
Economics & Business Environment
Finance and Accounting
IT Systems & Analytics
Operations & Supply Chain Management

IIM Jammu PhD Admission 2024 Eligibility Criteria

Candidates must possess one of the following qualifications to apply for IIM Jammu’s doctoral program:

  • A Master’s Degree (Bachelor’s degree obtained in 10+2+3 pattern, followed by a master’s degree ) or a 5-year Integrated Master’s Degree (obtained after completing higher secondary schooling in 10+2 pattern) in any discipline, with at least 60 percent marks in the Bachelor’s as well as in the Master’s degree. Or
  • A professional qualification like CA, ICWA, CS, with at least 50 percent marks Or
  • Five-year/four-year Integrated Master’s degree program in any discipline, with at least 60 percent marks, obtained after completing higher secondary schooling (10+2) or equivalent. Or
  • A four-year/8 semesters Bachelor’s degree (10+2+4 pattern) with at least 6.5 CGPA or equivalent marks.
  • Five percent marks relaxation is given to the applicants from EWS, SC, ST, NC-OBC and PwD categories
  • Those who are appearing for their final year examination in the current academic year may also apply. However, their admission to the program will be provisional, subject to their successful completion of all requirements for obtaining the relevant degree before 30th June 2024. In addition, the applicant must have obtained a minimum of 50% marks in both secondary and higher secondary examinations of a board or equivalent.

Age Limit

  • Candidate must not be more than 40 years as on 1st June 2024.


  • Candidates who have appeared/are appearing for the CAT/GMAT/GRE/GATE/NET/JRF(UGC/CSIR) (certificate/award letter should have been obtained within last three years from the last date of application form submission for Ph. D AY 2024) will be shortlisted on the basis of the details in the application form and the scores of tests as detailed below. Only the shortlisted candidates will then be called for interviews in the Month of May 2024 at IIM Jammu Campus/ Online.
  • Certificate/award letter should have been obtained with last three years from the last of application for Ph.D 2024.
Business Policy, Strategy & EntrepreneurshipCAT/ GMAT/ GRE / NET/ JRF(UGC/CSIR)
Economics & Business EnvironmentCAT/ GMAT/ GRE/ NET/ JRF(UGC/CSIR)
Finance and AccountingCAT/ GMAT/ GRE/ NET/ JRF(UGC/CSIR)/CFA
IT Systems & AnalyticsCAT/ GMAT/ GRE/ GATE/ NET/ JRF(UGC/CSIR)
Operations & Supply Chain ManagementCAT/ GMAT/ GRE/ GATE/ NET/ JRF(UGC/CSIR)

IIM Jammu PhD Admission 2024 Important Dates

Last date of submission online application form31 March 2024
IIM- RAT (For working professionals)21 April 2024 Afternoon (Tentative)
Interview Date28 April 2024 (Tentative)
Declaration of Result01 May 2024 (Tentative)
Commencement of ProgrammeJuly, 2024 (Tentative)

IIM Jammu PhD Admission 2024 Application Process

  • The online PhD application form will be available on the IIM Jammu website www.iimj.ac.in.
  • A candidate may apply maximum in two areas along with all relevant documents.
  • Please download the completed online application form and send hard copy of the same along with the relevant supporting documents and the required Receipt of online payment or Demand Draft (DD) through SPEED POST ONLY on or before 31th March 2024.

Supporting Documents

  • Self-attested copies of Class X, XII, Graduation and Post-Graduation degrees.
  • Self-attested copies of mark sheets or transcripts of grades obtained in Class X, XII, Graduation and Post-Graduation degrees.
  • Transcripts in languages other than Hindi and English must be submitted along with certified translations.
  • Percentage conversion certificate from College/University (In case of CGPA/CPA).
  • Degrees must be recognised by UGC/AIU.
  • Two references with their contact details and Email IDs from academicians who have taught the candidate or with whom the candidate has worked closely on scholarly work. However, the supervisor at work could write a reference, if the candidate has been away from the university for a long period. 
  • Self-attested Copies of Work Experience Certificate (if any).
  • Self-attested Copies of Caste Certificate (if applicable) 
  • Self-attested Copies of DAP Certificate (if applicable)
  • Self-attested Copies of EWS Certificate (if applicable)

Test Scores

  • Relevant Test Scores include CAT/GMAT/GRE/GATE/JRF-UGC/CSIR. The test score should be valid on the deadlines of the submission of the application form.

Application Fee

For GeneralRs. 1000/- 
For SC, ST, EWS and DAPRs. 500/-

Admission Process

The admission process of IIM Jammu consists of:

  • Shortlisting of candidates for Personal Interview (PI) process.
  • Conducting the PI Process
  • Preparing the Merit List based on the Admission Criteria and PI Process

Selection Process

  • Candidates who fulfil the eligibility criteria as stated above are required to take Common Admission Test (CAT) held by the IIMs. Alternatively, those who have qualified GATE, GRE, GMAT, or NET/JRF (UGC/CSIR) examinations can also apply in the relevant area of specialization.
  • Scores of any of these examinations, including CAT taken during the last three years (three years from the standard test date and should be valid on the deadline of submission of the application form) will be considered valid. Admission to the program is open to overseas candidates, including NRIs and foreign nationals.

Personal Interview

Upon being shortlisted as per the score of entrance test the candidate has to appear for a personal interview at IIM Jammu in front of the selection panel. The selection panel will assess the suitability of the candidates for research work based on the portfolio of the candidate. The committee will look into a consistently good academic record, professional accomplishments, research interest etc.

Preparing the Merit List

Merit List will be prepared based on Personal Interview, Research Aptitude & Publications and Reference Letter, Academic Qualification and Relevant Work Experience. The applicant is expected to submit the research proposal and two reference letters while applying. Candidate should have relevant work experience and accordingly, marks will be given by the selection panel.

The composite score calculated based on the weights given below will be used to prepare the final merit list.

  • Personal Interview (50%)
  • Work Experience (15%)
  • Academic Qualification (35%)
    • 10th Standard: 10%
    • 12th Standard: 10%
    • Graduation: 10%
    • Post-Graduation: 5%

Important Links

NotificationClick Here
Application FormClick Here
IIM Jammu WebsiteClick Here
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IIM Jammu PhD Admission 2023

IIM Jammu PhD Admission 2023 Important Dates

Last date of submission online application form30th April, 2023
Interview DateBy third week of May, 2023
Commencement of ProgrammeThird week of June, 2023 (Tentative)

IIM Jammu PhD Admission 2022

Important Dates

Last Date for Applying 30 April 2022
Tentative Dates for Interview Last week of May 2022