IIM Visakhapatnam PhD Admission 2022: Application Form, Dates

IIM Visakhapatnam PhD Admission

IIM Visakhapatnam PhD Admission 2022 – Indian Institute of Management, Visakhapatnam invites application for PhD admission in Management for the academic session 2022.

Check full details on IIM Visakhapatnam PhD Admission 2022 below here.

Areas of Specializations

IIMV offers specialization in the following areas for the 2022 batch:

  • Decision Sciences
  • Economics
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance & Accounting
  • Information Systems
  • Marketing
  • Organizational Behaviour & Human Resource Management
  • Production & Operations Management
  • Strategy

Duration of the Programme

Students are expected to complete the programme within 5 years.

IIM Visakhapatnam PhD Admission 2022 Eligibility Criteria

  • A Master’s Degree (bachelor’s degree obtained in 10+2+3 pattern, followed by a master’s degree) or a Post Graduate Diploma (2 years) in any discipline, with at least 55*# percent marks in the bachelor’s as well in the master’s degrees. (OR)
  • A professional qualification like CA, ICWA, CS with at least 50*# percent marks and B. Com/Degree with 55*# percent marks (OR)
  • 4 year / 8 semesters bachelor’s degree (10+2+4 pattern) with at least 6.5 CGPA or equivalent.
  • Candidates who are in the final year of their qualifying Programs that would make them eligible can also apply.

* The percentage of marks obtained by the candidate would be calculated based on the practice as followed by the respective University/Institution. In the case of grades / CGPA, the conversion to percentage of marks would be based on the procedure as certified by the respective University/ Institution. If any University/Institution confirms that there is no scheme for converting CGPA into equivalent marks, the equivalence would be established by dividing the candidate’s CGPA by the maximum possible CGPA and multiplying the result with 100.

# Five percent marks relaxation is given to SC, ST, and PwD candidates.

Test Scores

Candidates require a valid test score, from any one of the acceptable tests for the area(s) of specialization they are applying to, as shown in the following table.

Area of SpecializationAcceptable Test Scores
Decision SciencesCAT/GMAT/GRE/GATE/JRF(NET)1
Economics & Social SciencesCAT/GMAT/GRE/GATE/JRF(NET)2
Finance & AccountingCAT/GMAT/GRE/GATE/JRF(NET)4
Information SystemsCAT/GMAT/GRE/GATE/JRF(NET)5
Production & Operations ManagementCAT/GMAT/GRE/GATE/JRF(NET)8 /CSIR (NET)9
  1. JRF(NET) in Economics, Political Science, Psychology, Defence and Strategic Studies, Population Studies*, Forensic Science, Computer Science and Applications, Electronic Science, Environmental Sciences.
  2. JRF(NET) in Economics, Political Science, Sociology, Commerce, Management, Computer Science and applications, Mathematical Science, Physical Science.
  3. JRF(NET) in Economics, Sociology, Management
  4. JRF(NET) in Commerce & Management
  5. JRF(NET) in Economics/Commerce/Population Studies/Management/Forensic Science/ Computer Science and Applications/ Electronic Science/ Environmental Sciences
  6. JRF(NET) in Management/Commerce
  7. Political Science/ Philosophy/ Psychology/ Sociology/ Anthropology/ Education/ Social Work/ Public Administration/ Management/ Indian Culture/ Labour Welfare/Personnel Management/Industrial Relations/ Labour and Social Welfare/Human Resource Management/ Women Studies/ Human Rights and Duties/ Tourism Administration and Management.
  8. JRF(NET) in Economics/Commerce/Population Studies/Management/Forensic Science/ Computer Science and Applications/ Electronic Science/ Environmental Sciences. Only the applicants who have qualified NET/JRF exam will be considered.
  9. CSIR (NET) in Mathematical Sciences as an eligibility score.
  10. A minimum work experience of two years is required for application in Strategy area.

All candidates should mandatorily provide the test score, which should be valid as on January 05, 2022 (17:00 IST) **, while submitting the application. 

  • Applicants opting for GMAT or GRE should upload a copy of their official GMAT scores along with the Applicants who have not received the official scorecard, should upload the TEST TAKER COPY along with the application, but submit the OFFICIAL SCORECARD before the interviews. 
  • Applicants opting for Common Admission Test (CAT 2021) should provide their CAT 2021 registration number in the online application. The CAT 2021 scores made available to IIMV will be used in the assessment of the
  • Applicants opting for GATE or JRF (NET) score should upload their valid SCORECARD along with the application
  • Candidates should get their GMAT scores officially reported to the Institute using the code: NF 1-2C-79. Candidates should get their GRE scores officially reported to the Institute using the code: 4424

IIM Visakhapatnam PhD Admission 2022 Important Dates

Application SubmissionJanuary 05 – March 16, 2022 (05  pm)
Call for Personal InterviewApril 12-22, 2022
Personal InterviewMay 09-13, 2022
Admission OffersMay 18, 2022
Offer Acceptance – Last dateJune 10, 2022
Program Registration DateJune 24, 2022
Programme Inauguration and OrientationJune 25-26, 2022

IIM Visakhapatnam PhD Admission 2022 Application Process

  • Candidates can apply Online on IIM Visakhapatnam website (https://iimv.ac.in/).
  • You have to make sure that all the desired attachments are uploaded. Please verify your completed online application before submitting the same.
  • Please note that candidates can apply to a maximum of two areas of specialization.

Application Fee

Application Fee Rs. 500/-
Mode of Payment Through Online mode

Selection Process

  • Based on the information provided by the applicants, selected candidates will be shortlisted (on the recommendation of the respective areas) and called to Visakhapatnam for an interview.
  • Interviews are expected to be held in the third week of May 2022.
  • Candidates will be admitted to the programme based on a combination of multiple parameters, as specified by the respective areas. Parameters may include the applicant’s performance in GMAT/GRE, CAT/GATE/ JRF (NET) score, past academic performance, interview performance, etc.

Financial Support

PhD students in good standing will receive a stipend of Rs 30,000 per month in the first year with a 10% annual increment up to a maximum of five years in addition to a tuition fee waiver. Students are required to be in attendance on a full-time basis and devote all their time to coursework and research and are also required to provide teaching and research assistance. Other financial support made available to students includes: 

  • Contingency grant Rs 75,000/- (in Year 1) and Rs 25,000/- (annually from Year 2 to Year 5) to meet expenses on purchasing books, out of station visits for data collection, other research-related work,
  • HRA for married students who live off-campus, monthly 7,500/ or rent whichever is less
  • International Conference grants of up to Rs.3,00,000/- and National Conference grants of up to Rs. 60,000/- towards accepted papers (prior approval needed). 

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