JGU’s Ph.D. program in Finance provides students with a solid foundation in the theoretical, empirical, and behavioural tools of modern ﬁnance. We prepare students for careers in research, teaching, and industry at the world’s leading institutions.
The program focused on traditional ﬁnance topics like Corporate Finance, Global Finance Financial Markets and Instruments, Asset Pricing, and Portfolio Management. The world of Finance is rapidly evolving and scholars will have opportunity to explore new areas relating to behavioural ﬁnance, entrepreneurial ﬁnance, FinTech, Decentralized Finance, and new forms of digital currency.
As a Ph.D. in Finance student, you will explore, cultivate, and sharpen your research
interests from day one—wherever they lead you. You will develop your ability to conduct meaningful research that advances knowledge creation and its application in real world settings. You will graduate with a PhD in Finance and acquire the tools to achieve academic and professional success.
Candidates with undergraduate training in economics, ﬁnance, mathematics, engineering, statistics, and other quantitative disciplines have an ideal background for doctoral studies in this ﬁeld.
JGU’s Banking & Finance faculty is recognized as one the ﬁnest in India. Our faculty has conducted research in cross-disciplinary areas of development economics, Intellectual property, green ﬁnance, and actuarial model impacts. Some of the speciﬁc areas that our faculty have conducted empirical and theoretical research include:
Applicants shall be admitted to the Ph.D. Program under one of the following categories
A – Full-time*
With or without fellowship.
B – Part-time*
*Full-time Ph.D. Student “means a person enrolled in the Ph.D. Program devoting full-time to completing the requirements of the degree.”
**Part-Time Ph.D. Student “means a person who is registered in the Ph.D. Program devoting part of his/ her time for completing the requirements of the degree while discharging other employment obligations.”
The minimum and maximum period of study and research shall be three (3) years and Six (6) years respectively from the date of registration of the student.