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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 28303400 28303400
Fax: 91 44 28279208
Email: Website:
Establish: 1970

About College:

The Institute for Financial Management & Research (IFMR) is a leading business school with the objective of moulding ambitious young men and women into competent and socially responsible organisational leaders in a global setting. IFMR’s curriculum offers a mix of theory with simulated real life exposure and endeavours to shape global business practices through inventive, sharp thinking and cutting-edge research. IFMR currently offers full-time and part-time PGDM/MBA programmes, a Ph.D programme as well as both open and customised management development programmes. Established in 1970 as a not-for-profit society, IFMR was sponsored by ICICI, the House of Kotharis and other major industrial groups. The current Board of Governors, headed by Mr R Seshasayee – Chairman, IndusInd Bank Ltd, Mumbai, consists of leaders of major corporations in India as well as respected academicians.


Institute for Financial Management and Research (IFMR) in Chennai was established with the help of industry in the year 1970. This institute over its four decade long existence has been recognized by different bodies:

      Institution of Importance across India by the Government of India (Ministry of Finance – under IT Act section 10(23)(c)(iv))

      As a Scientific and Industrial Research Organization (SIRO) by the Department of Scientific and Industrial Research, Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of India.

Course Name:

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) [Courses offered include: Finance, Economics, OB and HR Operations MGT., Strategic MGT., Information Systems, Marketing, Data Science]



Master’s degree or equivalent PG Diploma in a relevant discipline, and a Bachelor’s degree with consistent first class. OR Five-Year integrated Master’s degree/Dual degree or equivalent in a relevant discipline with consistent first class. OR 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. one of the above qualifications after 2 years after obtaining a university UG degree from any recognized university. First class in the aggregate in the qualifying degree examination.

Experience: For  candidates  applying  with  at  least  2  years  of  work  experience  will  be  given preference.

How to Apply:

Download the PhD Application Form 2019 from the 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.

·         Shortlisted 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: 28th February, 2019

Notification of Shortlist: 15th March, 2019

Written Examination/Personal Interview: Second week of April, 2019

Final Selection announcement: Fourth week of April, 2019

Admissions: First week of June, 2019


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