Masters degree (or equivalent) in any discipline from a recognized University, with at least 55% marks. In case the score is available on a letter-grade system, the Institute expects a minimum cumulative score of 5.5 on a 10-point scale.
Candidates will be shortlisted on the basis of their academic records and Statement of Purpose (SOPs). The shortlisted candidates will be required to appear for Xavier Research Aptitude Test (X-RAT) and Personal Interview in Xavier University Bhubaneswar UGC – NET qualified candidates will be exempted from appearing for the X-RAT
The approximate duration to complete the doctor of philosophy in management programme is 4 to 7 years. The first year of the programme will be spent for course work, and the remaining years for completing subsequent steps leading to the doctoral thesis. The maximum duration allowed to complete the PhD is 7 years.
Those candidates, who secure a minimum cumulative score of 5.5 on an 8-point scale in their MBA-SM from Xavier University, shall qualify to submit the research proposal, and shall be interviewed based on the research proposal submitted by them for admission into phd in management in indian universities.
The minimum time period required to complete the programme is 3 years after MBA from Xavier University Bhubaneswar. Broadly this is divided into two parts, the first year for the course work, and remaining two years for writing the doctoral thesis. The maximum duration allowed to complete the PhD is six years. Maximum possible extension to submit thesis after six years is 12 months.