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Re-accredited by NAAC with a CGPA of
3.62 on a four point scale at 'A' Grade
Dr. D. Y. Patil Vidyapeeth, Pune
Global Business School & Research Centre
Tathawade, Pune 411033.



The Programme

This is a full-time career oriented “Doctorate of Philosophy” Programme in Management. A candidate has to finish the work and submit the thesis within Five years of the registration. On successful completion of the course, the students will be awarded the Ph.D. degree.


  1. A candidate having passed Post Graduate Degree Examination in Management or Business Administration or Management related subjects with minimum 55% marks from a recognized university.
  2. Application for research in inter-disciplinary areas and from applicants belonging to a faculty or a subject other than the faculty or subject in which the research is proposed o be done and from International students, shall be considered on the basis of the proven ability and aptitude for researcher as evidence by his/her publications and research work/academics.

Admission Procedure

  1. There will be an all India based entrance test for Ph.D. whose notification will be published in this website, as and when the vacancy exists. A candidate applying for provisional registration shall submit an application to the registrar in the prescribed form obtainable from the University together with the fee, within the stipulated time furnishing the following information:

         1.1 Qualification and details of previous study and research if any, and full particulars of publications 9 with prints to his/ her             credit in accredited journals.

       1.2. The registration form duly filled in and signed along with Registration fee as prescribed by the university will be              forwarded to the Registrar through the Dean/Director/Principal.

        1.3. Detail research proposal (8 copies) containing introduction, review of literature and lacunae in knowledge, aims and            objectives of the study, plan of work, materials and methods, hypothesis and anticipated outcome, bibliography,                        reference, Questionnaire if any , duly signed by his institute head or guide.

  2. The successful candidates will have to undergo a Pre Ph.D. course for a minimum of six months/ one semester. During this Pre Ph.D. courses, the students are provisionally registered.
  3. After the successful completion of Pre Ph.D. course work and the examination with 55% marks and approval from Research and Recognition Committee (RR Committee), the confirmation of the admission of the candidate in Ph.D. course shall be approved.
  4. During his/her research work, a candidate should publish in at least two papers in recognized National/ International journal.
  5. Students are encouraged to attend National and International Conferences in relation to their research work.

Ph.D. Specialisation

Reasearch Diagram

  • Travel, Tourism and Hospitality Management
  • Pharmaceutical Management
  • International Business Management
  • Biotechnology & Bioinformatics Management
  • Marketing Management
  • Human Resources Management
  • Finance Management
  • Higher Education Management
  • Information Technology Management
  • Hospital & Healthcare Management
  • General Management
  • Operation Management

1. The candidate should submit to the university six-monthly progress report of the thesis duly approved by his guide and the Ph.D.     coordinator at the university. A student has to submit the Thesis within 5 years of the registration, after that the registration shall     stand cancelled.

Ph.D. Course coordinator

Dr. (Col) Kunal Bhattacharya can be contacted for further details by e-mail bkunal@dpu.edu.in