Application Process

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Application Process

Please note that a candidate can apply to only one area out of the five areas mentioned below,

  • Decision Sciences
  • Finance & Accounting
  • Marketing
  • Operations Management
  • Organizational Behavior & Human Resources Management

In the case where candidates submit multiple applications in more than one area, the application received on the latest date will be considered and the previous application/applications will be summarily rejected.

Along with the completed application form, the following documents are mandatory:

  • Class X Marks Sheet
  • Class XII/Diploma Marks Sheet
  • Bachelor's Mark Sheet *
  • Master's Mark Sheet (if applicable) *
  • Mark Sheet (Professional Course – CA/ICWA/CS) if applicable
  • CAT/GMAT/GRE/NET(JRF to be mentioned in application ,if applicable/qualified) in Economics/Psychology/Sociology/Anthropology/Management (for Marketing Area only )
  • CAT/GMAT/GATE/GRE/NET-JRF in Relevant Discipline (for OBHRM Area)
  • Research Experience (for Marketing and OBHRM Areas)
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Photo Id (Passport/PAN/Aadhar)
  • Statement of Purpose

*Candidates in the final year of the program or awaiting their results can upload the Mark Sheet of the previous term(s)/semester/year.

" Candidates applying for OBHRM and Marketing Area are required to answer the following specific questions in their Statements of Purpose (SOP) ".

SOP Questions for OBHRM Area:

  (i) :   Why do you want to pursue a PhD? Why a PhD from IIMU? (100 Words)

  (ii) :   State your research interest(s). Explain what research would you want to do? Why? (300 Words)
          Please note you may or may not be actually pursuing this research interest if you get selected.

  (iii) :   What are your future research goals? (100 Words)

IIMU PhD Admissions 2023: SOP Guidelines for Marketing Area:

Your statement of purpose (SOP) for applying to the PhD program in Marketing area at IIMU

Must include answers to the following three questions:

  (i) :   What is your motivation to pursue PhD? Why a PhD from IIM Udaipur specifically?

  (ii) :   What is your career plan post PhD?

  (iii) :   Are there any specific research topics (within the broad domain of Marketing) that you are interested in? What are these topics, and how has your interest developed in these specific topics?

Don’t just write your SOP in a simple question-answer format. Rather, share with us a compelling narrative (in the form of a long, coherent essay), clearly explaining your purpose for applying for a PhD in Marketing at IIMU.


  • SOP – Maximum 2 pages (Single spaced, Times New Roman 12 font, 1 inch margin)
  • Resume – Maximum 2 pages
  • Provide 2 references who may be contacted during the application process. LOR submission is mandatory. Applicants should follow up with their listed references to ensure that their LOR gets submitted by the given deadline. Otherwise, their application would be considered incomplete and would not be processed
  • Awards and recognitions
  • Documents in support of Work/Research Experience
  • Published Research Papers

Documents may be submitted in PDF, Doc, docx or JPEG formats.

**There is no application fee for the PhD program.

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