Ph.D Programme

Ph.D Programme

Ph.D. Programme

XIME Bangalore is a recognized research center by University of Mysore for conducting Ph.D. programme in Management. It provides guidance assistance, infrastructure and academic support for faculty members and research scholars with a high degree of professional competence and commitment to upholding high research standards. XIME has been recognized as a Research Center in Management by the University of Mysore from the academic year 2015 -16. The objective of the Research Center is to provide a nurturing and challenging environment for doctoral students. XIME has recognized Research Guides specialized in various areas like Marketing, International Business, Finance, Business Excellence, Information systems, Business Strategy, General Management, Knowledge Management, Innovation, Economics and several other allied subjects.

XIME Research Center plays the role of an information provider, facilitator and agent catering to the needs of research aspirants. XIME aims at excelling in research and bringing about revolutionary change keeping in mind the management needs of the future of work. The programme is planned to provide an opportunity to attain the maximum potential in their field through intensive research. XIME envisages a greater emphasis on academic research in management. There are high expectations from scholars to produce research work of excellent quality. The quality of research at XIME is measured by publication in Top-ranked academic journals with a high citation index. XIME subscribes to leading academic databases like SAGE, EBSCO, Reuters, and Harvard business school publishing to support research projects. The programme emphasizes preparing the candidates to understand the complexities of business and its social and international contexts while developing specialized expertise and research skills.

Ph.D. Committee

Admission to Ph.D. programme and conduct of Ph.D. program will be overseen by a committee coordinated by Dean (Research). The Director is the chairman of the committee. A third member will be drawn from the available Ph.D. guides/Senior faculty members.

Ph.D. Admission

Ph.D. admissions at XIME Research Center are governed by the Mysore University admission rules notified on the website of the University of Mysore. Apart from the academic requirements prescribed by Mysore University, XIME requires the Research scholars to publish innovative research articles with high impact factors and undertake research projects of international/national funding agencies.

Eligibility Criteria for Admission

As per the existing rules of the University of Mysore, a candidate must have a Master’s Degree or any other Degree / Diploma of any recognized university/institution with a minimum of 55% marks or equivalent CGPA /Grade. A candidate who has completed M.Phil., with a minimum of 55% or equivalent grade is eligible for admission even if his/her marks in master’s degree is less than 55% provided the candidate has got admission to M.Phil., by an entrance examination.

However, this condition is relaxed to 50% in case of:

     a) SC/ST candidates/Cat-I candidates.

     b) In-service candidates with a minimum of five years of regular experience associated with the teaching profession as teacher’s/library professionals/physical education instructors/laboratory staff in educational institutions.

      c) A candidate who has completed a master's degree prior to 19 Sept 1991.

2. The candidate shall also appear for the Entrance Test conducted by the University of Mysore. A candidate securing at least 55 marks out of 100 (50 marks in the case of SC/ST/Cat-I candidates) in the test shall be declared as eligible and can apply for Ph.D. admission. The following categories are exempted from the Entrance Test:

  • Candidates who have qualified for UGC/ CSIR (JRF) Fellowships through UGC/CSIR NET Examinations/SLET/GATE.
  • A candidate who has completed M.Phil are exempted from the entrance test provided the M.Phil./equivalent course was through an entrance examination. However even those M.Phil qualified candidates who had joined M.Phil without an entrance exam are eligible for admission between 01st March 2021 and 28 February 2022. Click here to see the circular from University of Mysore.

Admission Procedure

Selection of candidates will be based on academic records, work experience, if any, marks secured in the Entrance Examination, and interviews conducted at XIME, Bangalore. A limited number of positions as Teaching/Research Assistants of XIME are available for full-time research scholars. Ph.D. Candidates will have to pay the prescribed fees of XIME as well as the University.

Ph.D. Research Scholars

Presently, 26 research scholars are pursuing their Doctoral research in XIME Research Center and they are at various stages of their research. Three scholars have successfully submitted their theses and are likely to get their Doctoral degrees soon. Following is the list of scholars working in XIME Research Center:

1. Mr. Rajesh Palayil

14. Mr. BG Jayaram

2. Mr. Mehraj UD Din Bhat       

15. Mr. Krishnan PM

3. Ms. Sindhu R Menon

16. Mr. N Jayaram

4. Ms. Rashmi Shetty   

17. Mr. Sujit Kumar Bhuniya

5. Mr. Sreevas V.T.K

18. Ms. Meghashree D

6. Mr. Sakalesh S Nagouda

19. Ms. Rohini Rathore

7. Mr. Systla Patanjali

20. Mr. John A Gonsalvez

8. Mr. Muralidhar Deshpande

21. Mr. Chandan kumar

9. Ms. Mini Sherino

22. Mr. Devaraju SR

10. Ms. Divya Nair

23. Mr. Manjesha C

11. Mr. Shivani Kapoor

24. Ms. Nidhi Gupta

12. Mr. Gurudath MN

25. Ms. Mythreyi Raman

13. Mr. Swarnadeep Maity

26. Ms. Azalena Colaco Rastogi


Publications by Research Scholars

Journals  / Magazines Subscrribed @ XIME

Research Tools / Databases

Research Centre

Publications by Faculty Members

Publications by Students

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