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Institute for Financial Management and Research, IFMR, Chennai

Institute for Financial Management and Research, IFMR, Chennai
24, Kothari Road, Nungambakkam
Chennai, Tamil Nadu
Phone-No: 91 44 2830340028303400
Fax: 91 44 28279208
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About College:

The Institute for Financial Management and Research is a not-for-profit research based academic institution with a history of 43 years of Training and Research. It has run programs in the past in collaboration with British Open University and Michigan Business School. IFMR has a unique combination made up of: A Business School offering a 2 year full-time 'Postgraduate Diploma in Management' program recognized by AICTE and, recognized by the Association of Indian Universities as equivalent to an MBA

Course Name:

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) [Finance, Economics, Management]



(i)       Master’s degree or equivalent PG Diploma in a relevant discipline, and a Bachelor’s degree with consistent first class


Five-Year integrated Master’s degree/Dual degree or equivalent in a relevant discipline with consistent first class


ACA / FCA / AICWAI / ACSI qualifications of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India, Institute of Cost & Works Accountants of India and Institute of Company Secretaries of India provided the candidates have secured

i)          one of the above qualifications after a lapse of at least 2 years after obtaining a university UG degree from any recognized university

ii)         First class in the aggregate in the qualifying degree examination


·         For candidates applying to the disciplines of HR & OB, Strategy, IT & Systems and Operations, at least 2 years of work experience is mandatory.

·         For the disciplines of Economics & Finance, candidates with at least 2 years of work experience will be given preference.

How to Apply:

Download the PhD Application 2018 at the college website. Filled in applications, along with copies of mark sheets of all the examinations, degree certificates and other credentials should be sent to:

The Registrar
5655, Central Express Way, Sector 24
Sricity, AP – 517 646.
Mobile: +91 9383573814

Entrance Examination: A written examination will be followed up by viva-voce. Short listed candidates will be required to appear for a selection test (basic calculus (integral as well as differential), statistics and probability theory) and interview to be held at the Institute’s campus in Chennai.

Closing Date:

Last Date for Application: 25th June, 2018

Notification of Shortlist: 09th July, 2018

Preliminary Written Examination: Fourth week of July, 2018


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