Areas of Specialization

Specialization Areas in Ph.D. Program

Business Economics; Finance and Accounting; Human Resources Management; Information Technology and Systems; Marketing Management; Operations Management; Organizational Behavior; and Strategic Management.


Faculty Strength

The faculty at IIM Amritsar comes from diverse background. They have published in highly reputed national and international journals. They see research, publishing, and collaboration with Ph.D. students as important activities in their academic role.

Typical Plan for Ph.D.  Student

1. Each student will work with the Department Chair to develop a program plan.

2. The detailed plan will relate to fulfilling the various requirements for the Ph.D. Program including course work, research requirements, comprehensive exam, thesis proposal, and thesis defense.

3. The student will be assigned to a faculty from the Department as a Research / Teaching Assistant.

Ph.D. Program will consist of about 2 years of Ph.D. course work, written comprehensive exam, research and case writing requirement, thesis proposal at the end of 3rd year, completion of dissertation by the end of 4th year. The program might be slightly longer in case of students without a background in management.