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JGBS fosters curriculum, research, and collaborations of the highest standards, and with a global perspective, through a faculty drawn from and educated throughout the world. The vision of JGBS is to impart global business education to uniquely equip students, managers and professionals with the necessary knowledge, acumen and skills so that they can effectively tackle challenges faced by transnational business and industry.


JGBS offers a multi-disciplinary global business education to foster academic excellence, industry partnerships and global collaborations. JGBS faculty is engaged in research on current issues including: Applied Finance, Business Policy, Decision Support Systems, Consumer Behaviour, Globalization, Leadership and Change, Quantitative Methods, Information Systems, and Supply Chain & Logistics Management. JGBS has established international collaborations with several leading international schools including the Naveen Jindal School of Management, University of Texas at Dallas, USA, Kelley School of Business, Indiana, USA, European Business School, Germany and the University of New Brunswick, Fredericton, Canada.

Broad areas of Research

  • Finance / Accounting
  • Human Resources / Organizational Behaviour
  • Marketing
  • Economics
  • Operations Management / Decision Science
  • Strategy / Entrepreneurship

Eligibility Criteria

  • Master’s Degree or any other degree recognized equivalent thereto in (a) Business Administration or Economics or Commerce or in allied subjects or in Engineering/ Technology with at least 55% marks OR (b) Post Graduate Diploma in Management recognized as equivalent to MBA by AICTE with 55% marks or equivalent grade therein.
  • Professional qualification such as CA/ICWA/ CFA/ CS (both 5 year integrated or 3 years after graduation) with minimum 55% marks.
  • Applicants with more than 3 years of industry / teaching / practicing/ managerial / professional experience will be given preference.

Categories of Admission

Applicants shall be admitted to the Ph.D. Programme under one of the following categories:

  • Full-time Ph.D. Student (with or without fellowship)
    “means a person enrolled in the Ph.D. Programme devoting full-time to completing the requirements of the degree.”
  • Part-Time Ph.D. Student (without fellowship)
    “means a person who is registered in the Ph.D. Programme devoting part of his/ her time for completing the requirements of the degree while discharging other employment obligations.”

Application & Selection Procedure

Duration of the Course

The minimum and maximum period of study and research shall be three years and six years respectively from the date of registration of the student.

Credit Requirement & Coursework Details

Jindal Global Business School (JGBS) (Full-Time)
Doctoral level course @ JGBS_Fall Semester (Choose Any 4)CreditAdvance Doctoral level electives_Winter breakCredit
Marketing Theory1.5Elective 1 in the area of specialization1.5
Organizational Behavior & HR1.5Elective 2 in the area of specialization1.5
Operations Management1.5Term / Seminar paper1.5
Financial Management1.5 
University Level courses by ODS_Fall Semester Spring semester_ODS course 
Quantitative Research Methods3Research & Publication Ethics (RPE)2
Qualitative research Methods3 
Academic Writing3 
Total credit semester wise156.5
Overall Total credit 21.5
Jindal Global Business School (JGBS) (Part-time)
University Level courses by ODS_Fall SemesterCreditDoctoral level course @JGBS_Winter BreakCredit
Quantitative Research Methods3Elective 1 in the area of specialization1.5
Qualitative research Methods3Elective 2 in the area of specialization1.5
Academic Writing3Term /Seminar paper_11.5
Research and Publication Ethics2 
Total Fall Sem Credit11Total winter break credit4.5
Advance Doctoral level course @JGBS_Spring Semester
Term / Seminar paper_21.5
Elective 3 in the area of specialization1.5
Advanced Business Research Methods3
Total Spring semester credit6
Overall Total credit 21.5

Fee Structure & Fellowship Details


Important Dates




Last Date to apply

10th October

5th June

Research Aptitude Test

31st October

15th June

Interview Dates

1st November – 15th November

16th – 25th June

Final List of Shortlisted candidates

1st December

1st July

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