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Ph.D. in Commerce Programme

Program Overview

Offered by: Directorate of Research and Innovation (DORI)

The PhD programme at CMR University, one of the best commerce PhD colleges in bangalore , 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 PhD in Commerce  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, the best private university for PhD in commerce in India, offers a unique environment for all research Scholars. Distinguished faculty members 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.).

Program Type

Full-time / Part-time

Eligibility Criteria

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.

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. Candidates should also have taken up the CMRET entrance examination.

FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

Master’s degree determined as equivalent and recognized by the CMRU Equivalence Committee. The candidate must have a valid educational visa. In some cases, the candidate will need to produce an equivalence certificate issued by the Association of Indian Universities (AIU), Delhi.

The following category of students are exempt from the CMR Entrance examination:

● Candidates who have qualified UGC/CSIR NET (JRF), SET/SLET, GATE or any other examination considered equivalent by AIU.

● Candidates who have cleared the M.Phil. Course work with at least 55% marks in aggregate or its equivalent grade in the UGC 7-point scale (or an equivalent grade in a point scale wherever grading system is followed).

 

FAQ's

 What is the scope after completing a Ph.D. Commerce at CMR University?

As the Commerce doctoral degree focuses on the different business environments, financial and management accounting, principle of business management, and business strategising, the students have a chance to become busienss consultant, strategist role, and /or a chance with the Government planning commission based on the exposure received.

 What are the eligibility criteria for enrolling Ph.D. Commerce at CMR University?

Candidates for admission to the Ph.D. Programmes 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 Programmes as envisaged in Association of Indian Universities for the purpose of admission to Ph.D. Programmes 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.

 What are the subjects for PhD in commerce?

The core subjects covered in PhD commerce are business economics, information management, accounting, entrepreneurship and finance, financial markets, logistics management, labor relations, supply chain mnagement, and business strategy.

 What valuable skills are required for Ph.D. Commerce at CMR University?

The skills required for PhD Commerce are reasoning skills, analytical thinking ability, researching ability, logical reasoning, confidence, eagerness, good communication and presentation skills, and a burning desire to keep learning. In addition to this, an interest in business, finance, business accounting, management, and marketing are a plus. 

 Why CMR University for Ph.D. Commerce?

     For any PhD, faculty support and infrastructure support are the key requirements. CMRU has an experienced faculty team, a research team, and other lab facilities for the students to conduct the research experiments. They also encourage cross-culture learning by allowing international students to take up their research here. This will help in the exchange of ideas and will result in innovations.