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Ph.D- Operations Management and Supply Chain Management

Ph.D- Operations Management and Supply Chain Management

School of Business Studies (SBS)

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  • Level


  • Duration

    Min. 3 Years

About the Programme

The Ph.D programme in Operations and Supply Chain Management at Sharda University at School of Business envisages to develop the abilities and competencies of students and impart them with the philosphy and   knowledge of operations(manufacturing and services)   and focus on managerial principles and techniques related to Production planning , Inventory management , Demand management and Quality control to ensure that organisation vision and objectives may be achieved. The programme trains candidates with the skills related to technical and general aspects of overview of resources management  , demand forecasting , materail requirement planning ,   inventory control , quality control , production planning , product and service design , manufacturing issues , transportation , logistics ,value Chain , value analysis and all aspects of Supply Chain management at National and International corporate level.

Through this programme, PhD scholars gain the perspective of thinking beyond the traditional boundaries, apply their logical mind to analyse the problem at hand and imbibe the nuances needed to become a academician and a researcher and also a practioner in this area of management. Scholars are trained to take up challenging tasks, develop critical thinking and manage the resources efficiently. The curriculum includes the study of subjects comprising of Production and Operations Managament , Management of Inventory , Total Quality Management , Green Supply Chain Management and all other theoritical and practical aspects of Supply Chain Management.

This course is for individuals who...

are keen to develop themselves as researchers and practioners in this field and are willing to   understand the organisation's requirements through their analytical and logical reasoning skills, patience and persistence. Anyone with good analystical skill and a mathemantical , statistical , engineering or management background along with good comprehension and communication skills and with the ability to understand a variety of people is a natural fit for this programme. Sharp memory and a pleasant personality are some other traits that enhance the chances of success in this field.

Students who are looking for...

Developing and gaining insights into the current production and supply chain policies, processes and to understand planning of production and managing inventory or total quality management as a philosphy should apply for this stream. Anyone looking for a career as a professor or a practioner or both in Production and Operation management , Supply Chain management , Operation research , Supply chain and analystics and a mix of operations and artificial intelligence  at both strategic and operational levels of the organisation  must opt for this programme.

Course Fee
For National Students
1st Year 50000
For International Students
Fee Per Semester Fee Per Year
NA 5000
Eligibility Criteria
For National Students
  • A candidate must have cleared post-graduate (PG) degree or equivalent of minimum duration of 2 years from a UGC recognized Indian / foreign university in respective discipline with score of minimum 55% or equivalent CGPA. A 5% relaxation in score for SC/ST/OBC i.e minimum of 50% in PG degree or equivalent CGPA is allowed.
  • Online Entrance Examination of Sharda University followed by interview.
  • Candidates with valid selection from NET / GATE / SET / UET / any other equivalent test conducted by GOI accredited agency (to be decided by the selection committee) are exempted from entrance test and get preference in selection. M.Phil. degree holders from UGC accredited universities are also exempted from entrance test.
For International Students The eligibility criterion for all programs for international applicants is minimum 50% in the qualifying examination and having studied the pre-requisite subjects for admission in to the desired program.
Career path you can choose after the course
  • Faculty member in Operations Area            
  • Faculty member in Supply Chain Management
  • Faculty member in Inventory Management , Demand Management
  • Faculty member in Supply Chain Management
  • Faculty member in Operation Research
  • Manager in Industrial planning ,Logistics area, Supply Chain Area , Business Analytics Area , Total Quality Management Area  , Demand Forecasting , etc

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