Ph.D. | Education

Program Overview

Offered by: School of Education

  • The Ph.D. programme at CMR University, seeks to inculcate in each research scholar, the skills essential to become not only a qualified researcher, but also to excel in their chosen areas of research.
  • At CMRU the emphasis has always been to elevate the quality of the research in order to contribute to the growing pool of knowledge in each discipline.
  • We have ardently endeavored to groom Scholars into committed academicians and scientists who are capable of conducting good, independent research in a responsible and ethical manner.
  • We work hard to balance ‘academic rigor’ and ‘practical relevance’ in our research. Our focus has always been on a cross-disciplinary knowledge flow. Our scholars are encouraged to attain globally accepted standards in their research.
  • The rigorous course-work, facilitated by eminent academicians, prepares our Scholars for research from the beginning itself. The programme is uniquely oriented towards application of both theory and knowledge as derived from Research.
  • All of our Schools of Studies are equipped with state of the art laboratories and research facilities equipped to handle high-end result oriented research.
  • CMR University offers a unique environment for all research Scholars. Distinguished faculties who have strong industry and academic background with years of experience in research are available to guide students.
  • Scholars in the programme will find themselves learning alongside a talented, vibrant and diverse peer group. The University offers both full time and part-time Doctoral programmes (Ph.D.).

Programme Type

Full-time / Part-time

Eligibility Criteria

Candidates for admission to the Ph.D. Program shall have a Master’s degree or a professional degree declared equivalent to the Master’s degree by the corresponding statutory/ regulatory body, with at least 55% marks in aggregate or its equivalent grade ‘B’ in the UGC 7-point scale (or an equivalent grade in a point scale wherever grading system is followed) or an equivalent degree from a foreign educational Institution accredited by an Assessment and Accreditation Agency which is approved, recognized or authorized by an authority, established or incorporated under a law in its home country or any other statutory authority in that country for the purpose of assessing, accrediting or assuring quality and standards of educational institutions.

A relaxation of 5% of marks, from 55% to 50%, or an equivalent relaxation of grade, may be allowed for those belonging to SC/ST/OBC (non-creamy layer)/differently-abled and other categories of candidates as per the decision of the University Grants Commission from time to time, or for those who had obtained their Master’s degree prior to 19th September, 1991. The eligibility marks of 55% (or an equivalent grade in a point scale wherever grading system is followed) and the relaxation of 5% to the categories mentioned above are permissible based only on the qualifying marks without including the grace mark procedures.

The University considers professional qualifications of Chartered Accountancy (CA) of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and Cost and Management Accountants (CMAs) of the Institute of Cost Accountants of India as equivalent to PG Program as envisaged in Association of Indian Universities for the purpose of admission to Ph.D. Program in Commerce and Allied disciplines.

The University considers professional qualifications of PGDM of premier Institutions of India approved by AICTE as equivalent to PG Programme as envisaged in Association of Indian Universities for the purpose of admission to Ph.D. Programme in Management discipline.