Application Process


Application Process

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

  • Operations Management
  • Marketing
  • Finance & Accounting
  • 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)

SOP Questions for Marketing Area:

  (i) :   What is your area of research interest? Why?

  (ii) :   Why do you want to pursue PhD? Why do you want to pursue a PhD from IIM Udaipur?

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


  • 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
  • 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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