PhD Programs


Ph.D Program in Commerce

Program Overview

The research in the commerce and related fields are highly demanded in our country and at global level also. There are few Universities in India that are giving quality research education, and even the quality of research professionals is not as per the market demand. The Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) program at the School of Commerce, MIT-WPU, Pune, provides platform to students for exploring innovative thinking and research skills in a specialized area and to create a research that represents the quality and originality of knowledge and provide proof of excellence.

The School of Commerce provides an opportunity to students for attaining an ethical and critical understanding in various commerce related fields and specialized research skills to gain advanced learning in the subject domain and professional practices.

The School of Commerce is one of the active Schools at MIT-WPU, Pune. It is driven by research, consultancy, innovative, industry orientation and interdisciplinary studies focused on holistic development of a new generation of leaders in commerce and corporate. The Commerce education at the School empowers the student to comprehend and judge the various global trends in trade and business.
The School has academic collaboration with Association of Chartered Certified Accountant (ACCA), UK, which aims to strengthen a global profession based on the application of consistent standards in the World of commerce education.

The Central library at our campus is well equipped with commerce related reference books, journals, e-journal, online journal database and various research related software. The School is also well equipped with a computer lab which is used to conduct various workshops related to research methodology and application of statistical software for research scholars.

The School has also started a peer reviewed research journal titled ‘Journal of Trade, Commerce and Business Affairs (JTCBA) which will be platform to research scholars for their research publications.

The team of faculty members is actively engaged in research related activities like research papers published in peer review journals, minor research projects, and book publications.

School of Commerce is having faculty members with following research specialization:

Banking and Finance:

Banking & Finance, Micro Finance, Rural Financial Institutions, Business Finance, Corporate Social Responsibility

Business and Economics:

Decentralized Governance and Planning, Government Policies, Rural and Agricultural Development

Marketing and Business Management:

Services Marketing, Retail Marketing, Business Management, Consumer Behavior, Social Media Marketing

Opportunities for PhD Scholars and practitioners are in

  • Academic Institutions

  • Research and International NGOs

  • Banking Sector

  • Industry and International Trade

  • Business and Marketing consultant

  • Policy Adviser to various levels of government

  • Media and Adverting

Visit School of Commerce website for details,

Ph.D. Admission related queries, contact :

Dr. Jivan Biradar
Ph.D. coordinator faculty of commerce,