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Ph.D. Finance



About The Programme

The Ph.D. programme at Jindal School of Banking & Finance (JSBF) is designed to prepare future professionals for challenges that require an integrated view of the innerworkings of financial markets and institutions. In addition, students can expect to gain a thorough understanding about financial decision‑making and its modelling. Students will develop the ability to independently analyse and formulate research questions to propose and implement creative solutions for contemporary issues faced by decision‑makers, entrepreneurs and financial market participants.

Broad Areas of Research

Students can pursue research in the Banking and Financial Services Industry or related functional areas in one of the following broad themes꞉

Finance Corporate Finance, Entrepreneurial Finance, Sustainable Finance, Behavioural Finance, Investments and Portfolio Management.

Economics Behavioral Economics, Macroeconomics, Indian Economy, Development Economics, Labor Economics, Financial Economics.

Accounting Earnings Management, Corporate Governance, Fraud and Forensics, Public Policy Accounting, Digital Accounting, Taxation.

Strategy and Technology꞉ Financial Technology, Blockchain, Digital Currency, Artificial Intelligence Applications, Industry Models and Methods.

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.

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.”
Selection Procedure

Admission & Selection

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
Credit Requirement & Coursework