Dr. D. Y. Patil Vidyapeeth, Pune
(Deemed to be University)
Established under Section 3 of the UGC Act, 1956, vide NotificationNo. F.9-39/2001-U.3 dated 11th January 2003 of Government of India
Re-accredited by NAAC with a CGPA of 3.62 on a four point scale at 'A' Grade
An ISO 9001 : 2015 Certified University

Ph. D. in Management

Course Duration 3 years
Admission Procedure Through All India Entrance Test and personal interviews conducted by Dr. D. Y. Patil Vidyapeeth, Pune. Pre Ph.D. course of 6 months duration.
Entry Qualification Post Graduate with minimum 55% for general category and 50% for reserved category.
The Program

This is a full-time career oriented “Doctorate of Philosophy” Programme in Management. A candidate has to finish the work and submit the thesis within Five years of the registration. On successful completion of the course the students will be awarded the Ph.D degree.


A candidate having passed Post Graduate Degree Examination in Management or Business Administration or Management related subjects with minimum 55% marks from a recognized university.

Application for research in inter-disciplinary areas and from applicants belonging to a faculty or a subject other than the faculty or subject in which the research is proposed to be done and from International students, shall be considered on the basis of the proven ability and aptitude for researcher as evidence by his/her publications and research work/academics.

Admission Procedure
  1. There will be an all India based entrance test for PhD, whose notification will be published in this web site, as and when the vacancy exists. A candidate applying for provisional registration shall submit an application to the registrar in the prescribed form obtainable from the University together with the fee, with in the stipulated time furnishing the following information:
    • Qualification and details of previous study and research if any, and full particulars of publications (with prints) to his/ her credit in accredited journals.
    • The registration form duly filled in and signed along with Registration fee as prescribed by the university, will be forwarded to the Registrar through the Dean/Director/Principal.
    • Detail research proposal (8 copies) containing introduction, review of literature and lacunae in knowledge, aims and objectives of the study, plan of work, materials and methods, hypothesis and anticipated outcome, bibliography, reference, Questionnaire if any , duly signed by his institute head or guide.
  2. The successful candidates will have to undergo a Pre Ph.D course for minimum of six months/ one semester. During this Pre Ph.D courses the students are provisionally registered.
  3. After the successful completion of Pre Ph.D course work and the examination with 55% marks and approval from Research and Recognition Committee (RR Committee), the confirmation of the admission of the candidate in Ph.D course shall be approved.
  4. During his/her research work, a candidate should publish in at least two papers in recognized National/ International journal.
  5. Students are encouraged to attend National and International Conferences in relation to their research work.

Ph.D Specialisation
  • Travel, Tourism and Hospitality Management
  • Pharmaceutical Management
  • International Business Management
  • Biotechnology & Bioinformatics Management
  • Marketing Management
  • Human Resources Management
  • Finance Management
  • Higher Education Management
  • Information Technology Management
  • Hospital & Healthcare Management
  • General Management
  • Operation Management

1. The candidate should submit to the university six-monthly progress report of the thesis duly approved by his guide and the Ph.D coordinator at the university. A student has to submit the Thesis within 5 years of the registration, after that the registration shall stand cancelled.

Ph.D Course coordinator

Dr. (Col) Kunal Bhattacharya can be contacted for further details by e-mail bkunal@dpu.edu.in