Insurance Institute of India (III) is a Research Centre for Ph.D. Degree in Business Management (Commerce) recognized by the University of Mumbai. III is happy to invite applications for its part-time Ph.D. Program in insurance and related subjects, from students eligible to enroll for Ph.D. Degree as per the relevant rules of the University of Mumbai.

The Program: The Ph. D. Program is offered on both full-time and part-time basis. The Ph.D. will be awarded by the University of Mumbai in the subject "Business Management" under Commerce Department. It comprises initial 6-month course work if the candidate has not completed M. Phil.

The Eligibility: The candidate must have Masters Degree or equivalent in relevant subject with 55% from recognized University/ Institute and qualified in PET of University of Mumbai or NET/ SET/ JRF or as specified by University of Mumbai in its ordinance. OBC/SC/ST and any other special category will have relaxation applicable as per the Mumbai University rules.

Admission Process: Eligible applicants who duly submit their applications will undergo Interview by a panel that comprises experts from Academics and Industry. (more)

Fellowship/ Scholarship: Students admitted for full time / part-time research would not be eligible for any fellowship/ scholarship/ grant/ financial support. However under Ph.D. programme, there is no embargo for III research students in seeking/ availing financial assistance from their employers or any other sources on merits, subject to the same being disclosed to III. Based on academic relevance and merits of the case, the management may solely at its discretion, consider granting financial assistance to researchers for attending/ presenting papers at seminars/ conferences and other academic activities relating to the research work.

Application Process: Interested candidates may apply on plain paper giving complete personal particulars enclosing a detailed bio-data, research proposal and supported by copies of the mark sheets and testimonials. Alternatively one can apply through email to the email id

Contact: Akshara Nagpal, (Research - Admissions), College of Insurance, Insurance Institute of India, Plot No. C-46, G-Block, Near American Consulate, Bandra -Kurla Complex, Mumbai - 400051.

Tel: 022 26544246 / 252



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The last date for accepting applications for Ph.D. course is extended till 31st Jan 2020


Notifications from University of Mumbai:


   Circular No: M.Phil-Ph.D-VCD-947-of-2018 of the University of Mumbai for Ph. D Program Rules - Click Here