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M.Phil Programme

1. STATUS

The M.Phil. Degree full time course shall be of 12 months duration while M.Phil (vocational) course shall extend to 24 months .The M.Phil. Degree shall have the status of an intermediate degree between the first Post-Graduate degree and Doctorate degree. It will have both research and course components and will give students adequate background for advanced research. The degree programme shall be on self-financing basis.

2. ELIGIBILITY AND ADMISSION
An applicant seeking admission to M.Phil. (Management) must have passed Master’s Degree in Management or related course* with minimum 55% marks. Admission will be based on the combined performance in Entrance Test and Personal Interview & Presentation. 

*refer Annexure - I

3. PROGRAMME OF STUDY FOR M.PHIL IN MANAGEMENT
A department level committee based on a candidate’s background of education and experience prescribes the programme of study. The programme of study is conducted through structured courses, written assignments based on library research, special topics, and seminars/ workshops by visiting faculties and small projects.
Head of Passing
Weightage Factor
Maximum Final Grade Points
Group I
CM101 Research Methodology
2
12
CM102 Strategic Management
2
12
CM103 Guide Paper
(Seminar & Term Work based)
2
12
Group II
Dissertation
4
24
Seminar*
1
6
Viva-Voce*
1
6
 
72
* Seminars and Viva-Voce shall be based on the dissertation
 
ANNEXURE-I
Eligibility 
A Master’s Degree with minimum 55% score or equivalent grade in any of the following subjects:  
   
1. Business Administration/Management (MBA) or equivalent.
     
2. Master’s Degree in any technical course recognized by AICTE/UGC including Engineering/ Dairy Technology/ Agriculture/ Computer Applications/ Pharmacy/ Food Technology/ Electronics etc.
     
3. Master’s Degree in the disciplines of Economics/ Public Administration/ Political Science/ Psychology/ Cooperation/ Sociology/ Philosophy/ History/ Mathematics/ Law/ Statistics/ Computer Science/ Social Work/ Commerce/ Communication.
 
In addition for point no. 2 & 3 above, he/she should have a minimum of 1 year of teaching experience at the PG level or 2 years of teaching/research experience at the UG level; OR 2 years of work experience in a supervisory/ managerial executive position on any business/ industrial/ research establishment of repute.
 
However, if the candidate is already working as faculty in any MBA department/ institute the clause of minimum work experience will not apply.
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