Doctoral Admission

PhD at Amrut Mody School of Management


Admission to the Doctoral programme in Management will be based on an applicant’s past academic record and other criteria as follows:

  • The applicant must have completed a Master’s Degree in any discipline viz. Arts, Science, Commerce, Technology, Engineering or Management with a minimum of fifty five (55%) per cent marks or an equivalent grade in a point scale where the grading system is followed. Potential applicants with a Bachelor’s degree are also eligible to apply for the PhD programme but they will have to complete additional course work. Amrut Mody School encourages graduates with significant work experience to apply for the doctoral programme. (Bachelors and Master’s degree or equivalent qualification must be from universities recognised by the MHRD / UGC or it must be from a university incorporated by an Act of Central or State legislature in India. For international students, the degree or educational qualification that is obtained from a foreign University should be recognised by the MHRD/UGC as equivalent to a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree.)
  • The score from any one of the tests viz. CAT / GATE / GMAT / GRE / JRF / UGC-NET is an important requirement for admission consideration to the programme. The final admission to the programme is subject to availability of a valid score from these exams. The validity of the examination scores is considered as prescribed by the respective examination bodies.

Admission Process

  • Admission to the Doctoral Programme in Management is based on past academic performance and experience, test scores, research and writing samples and an interview.
  • Steps to apply: 
    • Fill out the application form online at
    • Attach all the required supporting documents.
    • Confirm your application details.
    • Make a payment of INR 1200/- as application fee via Debit card / Credit card / Net Banking
    • Qualifying applicants will be Short-listed based on merit, the submitted statement of research interest and writing sample. They will be required to appear for an interview.
    • The dates for interviews will be notified in advance
    • For Important Dates, please Click here

Financial Support

  • A 100% tuition waiver will be given to all full time doctoral students
  • Merit based University Assistantship in the form of a full tuition waiver and a monthly stipend is provided to deserving candidates. Other avenues of financial support include teaching assistantships of the School or fellowships from sponsored research projects.

Policies regarding Design and Conduct of the Doctoral Programmes

For the Doctoral Programme Policy, Click here.

How to Pay Application Fee

Application fee of INR. 1,200 must be paid along with the application by way of Bank Draft drawn in favor of “Ahmedabad University” payable at Ahmedabad.

Programme Inquiry

Doctoral Programme in Management
Amrut Mody School of Management
GICT Building, Central Campus
Navrangpura, Ahmedabad 380009
Gujarat, India
email: [email protected]
Phone: 079 - 61911125


The Amrut Mody School of Management offers wide-ranging, multi-faceted management education through undergraduate, graduate and doctoral programmes. We also offer short-term certificate programmes for working professionals and other practitioners. The Management School is located in the heart of Ahmedabad, one of India’s most vibrant and historic centres of commerce. Its mercantile and industrial history underscore its present-day reputation as a hub of enterprise and new business ideas. In addition to its bustling streets, markets and sophisticated cultural life, the city is also home to many of India’s most reputed educational institutions, making it uniquely liveable for students and academics.

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