Admission to the VESIM Doctoral Programs is highly selective and as per Mumbai University Notification- VCD/2414 of 2010. We seek students interested in conducting leading-edge academic research to advance business knowledge in the area of management studies. The PhD Programme is our investment in the future of management teaching and research. Through our faculty of renowned academics, pre-eminent in their fields, you will receive thorough, sophisticated training in the latest methods of inquiry, as well as access to leading-edge thinking. During the programme, we will focus on six months vigorous coursework on research methodology, to give you a grasp of research skills and the existing body of research knowledge in your research domain. In assessing your application, the admissions committee considers your previous academic performance (PET/NET/MPHIL), work experience, earlier research experience and publications. Please note that the admissions to PhD programme (University of Mumbai) of VESIM is closed for this academic Year: 2014-2015.