LIBA Ph.D programme in Management


45 Years Of Excellence

Loyola Institute of Business Administration (LIBA) is a premier B-school, established in 1979 inside the Loyola College campus, to form leaders who would excel with ethics both in life and work and make a difference in society. It is a Jesuit business school, run by Society of Jesus, popularly known as Jesuits, globally renowned for their outstanding contribution to education from the year 1540. LIBA is one of seventy five Jesuit higher education institutions in India, to mention a few, St Xavier’s College, Mumbai, St Xavier’s College, Kolkata, St. Joseph’s University, Bengaluru, XLRI, Jamshedpur and XIM University, Bhubaneswar.

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"Depth of research must be measured by the impact it makes in society."


"Depth of research must be measured by
the impact it makes in society."

Since 2005 LIBA has been supervising theses leading to Ph.D. Degree in Business Administration. The PhD Degree programme is affiliated to the University of Madras , Chennai. The Ph.D. programme is offered in disciplines such as marketing, finance, economics, systems, human resource management, decision sciences, operations management and supply chain management and other areas related to management and allied areas of research. The Institute offers Full Time as well as Part Time Ph.D. Programmes.


After applying through the University of Madras website candidates have to submit the details to LIBA

The regulation relating to admission/registration, the conduct of the programmes, formation of Doctoral. Committee, examinations, and the award of the degree are framed by the University of Madras and LIBA will follow the same.

Candidates who have completed the following pattern of Study 10+2+3+2 (or) 11+1+3+2 are eligible for admission to P h . D . Programme. The Candidate should have obtained a master’s degree with 55% marks in the qualifying examination (PG Degree). For SC/ST candidates and for candidates who have completed the PG degree before 1991, the minimum can be only 50% for admission to the Ph.D. Programme.

  • Online Application for Ph.D. (University of Madras) : 1st June – 30th June
  •  LIBA Application Submission Deadline : 1 st July 3
  • Submission of selected candidates by Department/College:  31st July

As per the guidelines of the University of Madras.

The duration of the program will be a minimum of 3 years and a maximum of 5 years. Exemption of one year from the minimum duration is permissible in the case of candidates with an M.Phil. Degree.


To provide PhD Scholars with supervision of high standard for theses that focus on relevant and innovative areas of research.


Dr. Deepa Ittimani Tholath

Associate Professor- Marketing
aiswarya (1)

Prof. B. Aiswarya

Professor- Human Resource Management

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"Depth of research must be measured by
the impact it makes in society."