Our PhD Programme, in affiliation with Mumbai University, aims to empower individuals, through sound research, expert guidance, and a treasure trove of research tools and techniques in vibrant research culture.

Course Overview

Our Institute is a recognized research centre of University of Mumbai in the area/ subject of Management Studies. Ph.D. program is conducted as per instructions of University of Mumbai for PhD program vide University circular no Exam / Thesis / Univ. / VCD / 1947 to 2018 dated 15 June 2018.

Programme Objective

Registered students are motivated and guided to undertake studies and research in any of the verticals in Management i.e. Marketing, Finance, HR, Operations etc. The research is done as per the guidelines laid down by the University of Mumbai for course work in Research Methodology for a period of six months followed by intensive studies and research in identified knowledge gaps so as to fulfil the larger objectives of society and the market place. The entire research work is then placed before the panel of university for assessment and declaration of result.

Course Work

The selected candidates will undergo PhD course work of 12 credits which would include Courses on Research Methodology, Quantitative methods, qualitative methods, computer applications, research ethics, review of published research in the relevant field, training and field work etc.

Duration of the Program:

Ph.D. program will be of minimum duration of three years and maximum of six years from date of admission, including course work.


Get Doctorate Degree from one of the India’s prominent Management Institute.


Accordingly, admissions to Research centre will be open to the candidate who has passed a post graduate examination of University of Mumbai with minimum of 55% marks (or a B grade in the UGC 7 point scale) at postgraduate examination.


The fees for Ph.D. in Management for the academic year 2021-22 is Rs. 70,000/- per annum excluding the fee payable to University of Mumbai as applicable.

Admissions Process
  1. All admissions for Ph.D. shall be through an Entrance Test (PET) conducted by Mumbai University and the interviews shall be conducted by SRBS Research Centre.
  2. Those wish to pursue PhD at our Institute must have cleared PET in the subject of Management Studies conducted by Mumbai University.
  3. Those candidates who have complete GATE/NET/SET/ M.Phil/JRF Examination in the pertinent subject of the apex bodies as CSIR/UGC/ICAR/ICMR/DBT will be exempted from the Entrance Test.
  4. The students who have cleared PET will have to appear for selection interview by the panel of interviewers as per Mumbai University guidelines at SRBS Research Centre for which admission notification/ advertisement will appear on our website after declaration of PET results by University of Mumbai depending on the vacancies for research scholars at SRBS research Centre.
  5. The selected students will have to get their Research proposal registered with University of Mumbai and work under guidance of Research guide allocated to him/her by SRBS Research Centre.
  6. Under the guidance of research guides at SRBS approved by the University of Mumbai, eligible students are registered for conducting the research work in different areas in Management and on submission and approval of the Ph. D. Thesis as per the university guidelines Doctoral Degree in Management is awarded.
Application Process for a Ph.D. scholar

Step 1

Click to Apply and register yourself with Name, Surname, Email, Mobile number and Qualification.

You will be redirected to Verify the OTP received on registered Mobile number/email. Choose any one mode of transaction:

Credit Card/ Debit Card/ Net Banking: Make a non-refundable Online Payment of Rs.100/- through a credit/debit card/Net Banking.

On successful transaction you will receive an email with a PDF form download link. You will need to take a print and fill the form and email its scanned copy to 


You will be intimated about the Online/Offline Selection Procedure via email/SMS that you would need to attend on the Scheduled Date and Time.

Step 3

Selected candidates will fill University of Mumbai admission form and documents will be submitted for further processing to University.

On the confirmation from the University of Mumbai, the candidate will pay course fees at SRBS.

Minimum duration of the course is 3 years and maximum 5 years to complete entire research work.

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