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Mphil/PhD in Management Admission Notice 2024 - Pokhara University

From March 01, 2024
Until April 04, 2024
Entrance Examination: April 10, 2024 05:15

Pokhara University, Faculty of Management announces admission open in MPhil Management and PhD in management for the year 2080.

Applications from eligible applicants are being accepted for the MPhil and PhD programs in 2080. The "Pokhara University Regulation for Doctoral Program" and other pertinent rules and orders of the University serve as a reference for applicants to the programs. Candidates with strong academic backgrounds are sought after by the programs because they are driven, curious, and have the ambition for intellectual superiority needed to thrive in research professions.

Admissions are currently open for the following programs:

About the MPhil/PhD Program

The programme comprises 24 credits of extensive course-work structured in two semesters. After successfully completing the course work, the scholars can opt to either pursue MPhil degree or directly register for PhD programme. The areas of specialization offered in the PhD programme are General Management, Human Resource Management, Marketing, Finance, Accountancy, and Economics and Development.

Eligibility for MPhil/PhD

A master’s degree in management or economics from a recognized university along with the following specific qualifications.

  • The applicant must have experience of research, teaching in higher education or worked at least as a professional in related job.
  1. Two years working experience for those who have passed Master Level with 3.00/4.00 CGPA or high Second Division (55%)
  2. One year working experience for those who have passed Master Level with 3.30/4.00 CGPA or First Division
  3. There will be no requirement of working experience for those who have passed Master Level with 3.75/4.00 CGPA or Distinction Division.
  • A student must secure a minimum CGPA of 3.3 in the course-work and must have successfully defended PhD proposal for registration to PhD.

Admission Process for MPhil/PhD

Admission to the MPhil/PhD program will be on a merit basis based on the total score (200) obtained from: 

  1. Entrance test (100): Entrance test will be based on MCQ comprising of modules - Quantitative ability (20), Logical reasoning (20), English Proficiency (20), Conceptual knowledge of Management and Economics (20), and Research aptitude (20)
  2. Interview (30)
  3. Statement of purpose (5) and Research synopsis (10)
  4. Academic achievement (40)
  5. Research publication (10) and work experience (5)

Successful candidates will get provisional admission to the PhD program initially and shall be registered as Doctoral candidates only after successful completion of course work and PhD proposal requirements.

Key Dates for MPhil/PhD

  • Last date for application form submission: Chaitra 22, 2080
  • Entrance examination: Chaitra 28, 2080 (11:00 AM), Venue: School of Business, Pokhara University
  • Personal interview: Chaitra 29, 2080 (8:00 AM onwards), Venue: IAC, School of Business
  • Publication of result: Baisakh 02, 2081
  • Period for provisional admission: Baisakh 03, 2081 to Baisakh 12, 2081
  • Oriendtation Programme: Baisakh 20, 2081
  • Course-work class starts: Baisakh 21, 2081

Required Documents

  • Duly completed application form and bank voucher of Rs. 7,000 as payment for application form (Rs. 2,500) and entrance examination fee (Rs. 4,500).
    • Bank: Kamana Sewa Bikash Bank Ltd.
    • Branch: Dhungepatan
    • Account Name: Faculty of Management Studies, PU
    • Account No: 01700300212317000001
  • Self-attested copies of academic certificates (mark sheets/transcripts, character certificates).
  • Statement of Purpose (SOP) of not more than one page focusing on motivation for PhD study and career objective, Research synopsis within 2,000 to 3,000 words (in prescribed format).
  • Curriculum Vitae (CV), Letters of recommendation from two referees, No objection letter from the current employer in case of employed candidates.

Intake Size: The intake size for the Mphil/PhD program is 10 seats. Reservation and scholarship will be availed to selected candidates as per the provisions stated in “Operating Procedures of PhD in Management”

Note: For further information see the information brochure. Information brochure, application form,  formats for a statement of purpose, research synopsis,  no objection certificate, recommendation letter, check-list for document submission, and other relevant documents (Forms 1 to 7).


  1. Admission Notice PhD in Management 2080 
  2. Form 1 Application Form MPhil and PhD in Management
  3. Form 2 Format for Statement of Purpose
  4. Form 3 Format for Research Synopsis
  5. Form 4 Portfolio of Work Experience
  6. Form 5 Letter of Recommendation
  7. Form 6 Checklist for document submission
  8. Form 7 No Objection Letter
  9. Information Brochure PhD in Management