Indian Institute of Management Vishakapatnam (IIMV) Ph.D 2020 admissions

Are you looking for the Ph.D.admission notification at IIMV? Indian Institute of Management Vishakapatnam (IIMV) has announced admissions 2020 to the Doctoral Program in Management (Ph.D.). Check out this article for more details like eligibility criteria, the application process, selection procedure, important dates, etc.

About IIMV

Indian Institute of Management Vishakapatnam (IIMV) is an institute of national importance and it is one of the IIMs. IIMV was established in the year 2015 and it is located in Vishakapatnam, Andhra Pradesh. IIMV offers following programs and other Professional Development Training Programs:
  • Doctoral Program in Management (Ph.D.)
  • Post Graduate Programme (PGP)
  • Post Graduate Program in Digital Governance and Management (PGP-DGM)
  • Post Graduate Program for Experienced Professionals (PGPEx)
  • Post Graduate Certificate Programme in Business Management for Experienced Professionals (PGCEP)

2020 IIMV Ph.D. program details

Indian Institute of Management Vishakapatnam (IIMV) has announced admissions to the research-intensive Doctoral Program in Management (Ph.D.) for 2020 batch. Candidates are expected to complete this program in 5 years. The main aim of this program is to impart high-quality training in research. Following are the areas of specializations offered by IIMV for the 2020 batch:
  1. Production & Operations Management
  2. Finance & Accounting
  3. Decision Sciences
  4. Marketing


Reservations for Ph.D. program at IIMV are as mentioned below and 10% seats are reserved for Economically weaker sections (EWSs).
  • Scheduled Caste (SC) - 15%
  • Scheduled Tribe (ST) - 7.5%
  • Other Backward Classes (Non-Creamy Layer) (OBC (NCL) - 27%
  • Persons with Disabilities (PwD) - 5%

Eligibility criteria

Candidates willing to apply for Ph.D. program at IIMV have to fulfill the following eligibility criteria:
  • A bachelor's degree (10+2+3 pattern) following by a Master's degree or a two year Post Graduate Diploma in any discipline, with a minimum of 55% marks in the Bachelor's and Master's degree.

  • OR
  • Minimum of 50% marks in a professional qualification like CA, ICWA, CS and 55% marks in B.Com/ Degree.

  • OR
  • Minimum 6.5 CGPA or equivalent in a four year Bachelor's degree (10+2+4 pattern).
Five percent marks relaxation for SC, ST and PwD candidates. Final year students can also apply. The deadline for submission of certificate and marks sheet is 31st December 2020.

Test scores

Candidates must have a valid test score from any one of the acceptable tests mentioned below for the areas of specializations. Scores should be valid as on 16th March 2020.
  • Production & Operations Management: GRE/ CMAT/ GATE/ CAT/ JRF (NET)
  • Finance & Accounting: GRE/ CAT/ GMAT/ JRF (NET)
  • Marketing: GRE/ CAT/ GMAT/ GATE/ JRF (NET)
  • Decision Sciences: GRE/ GATE/ CAT/ GMAT/ JRF (NET)

Selection process

Candidates will be shortlisted based on the information provided by them. And these shortlisted candidates will be called for interview which will be conducted in Vishakapatnam. The final selection of candidates will be done based on their past academic performance, test score, interview performance, etc.

Application process

Interested and eligible candidates are requested to apply online at the official website from 6th January 2020. Candidates have to upload the desired attachments while applying online and have to pay the application fee of Rs. 500/- online itself. The last date for submission of online application is 16th March 2020 till 11 am. Candidates can apply for a maximum of two areas of specialization.

Important dates to remember

  • The start date for application submission: 6th January 2020
  • Last date to submit the application: 16th March 2020
  • Dates for the call for personal interview: 16th to 24th April 2020
  • Date of personal interview: 24th April 2020 to 5th May 2020
  • Date of admission offer: 11th May 2020
  • Date of Registration of program: 24th June 2020
  • Date of Orientation: 29th June to 1st July 2020
  • Date of preparatory program: 2nd to 4th July 2020
  • Start date of Term-1 classes: 6th July 2020

Contact details

Indian Institute of Management Visakhapatnam,
Andhra Bank School of Business Building,
Andhra University Campus,
Visakhapatnam – 530 003
Ph. No.: +91- 891 - 2824 460
Email id:

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