Research Centre

Updated Circular- National Eligibility Test (NET) as an Entrance Test for Admission to Ph.D

Ph.D Coursework in

Research Methodology (Part I, II, and Part III)on behalf of the Faculty of Commerce and Management, Savitribai Phule Pune University. Click here to register

SVIMS,  now has a recognised Research Centre [under Savitribai Phule Pune University] for pursuing Ph. D degrees in Management. The Centre was started in August 2017.


Dr. B H Nanwani – Organization Management

Dr. A J Kaiwade – Computer Management

Associated Guides

Dr. Binod Kumar – Computer Management

Dr. Prabha Singh – Financial Management

Dr. Shweta Bapat – Human Resource Management

Dr. Lopez Joe Cajetan – Human Resource Management

Dr. Sheena Abraham – Human Resource Management

Associated Ph.D. Guide and Vacancy List


PhD Admission 2021-2022

PH. D. Admission for round I

Research Center Activities

PhD Coursework – Research Methodology Part 1

Monday, 10th to Thursday, 20th October 2022

Time 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

No. of Speakers 25

PhD Coursework is a pre-requisite for all the candidates who have registered for the PhD program. The coursework part 1 is of 4 credits (60hrs) and prepares the candidate for Research Methodology. The coursework includes foundation of Research, Research Methodology, Research Writing and Presentation Skills, and Research Ethics.


l PhD Coursework was conducted at SVIMS from 10th to 20th October 2022.

l The participants were PhD Scholars and PhD aspirants from Research Centres and Institutes in Pune.

l The PhD Coursework was inaugurated by Dr. B.H. Nanwani, Director SVIMS and Dr. Parag Kalkar, Hon. Dean, Faculty of Management and Commerce and Director SBS. Dr. Nanwani and Dr. Kalkar set the platform with their inputs and expectations from the research scholars.

l More than 25 experts from TISS, SPPU, MMK College and IDOL College, Mumbai, and various B-Schools in and around Pune City were invited to enlighten the participants, for the next 10 days, on various topics on Research Methodology.

l The sessions started with theoretical explanations such as introduction to Research Paradigms.

l Following the theoretical basics, the participants could learn more on objectives, hypothesis formulation and hypothesis testing.

l Sampling Methods and Statistical techniques were dealt by the experts by taking live examples and data, so that the participants could get a hands-on-experience on deciding the appropriate sample and sampling techniques as well as the statistical method and tools.

l The participants were exposed to developing questionnaire using ProQuest, which could be useful in their respective research. The research scholars learned about plagiarism, research ethics, do’s and dont’s, so that their research documents are free from plagiarized content.

l Finally, the experts demonstrated how to find authentic journals and gave them more inputs on writing and publication of research papers and thesis.

l The feedback given by the candidates on the valedictory session showed that they were very happy with all the sessions and that they could apply the learning, during their course of research journey.

l One of the candidate suggested that the coursework should be conducted before the finalization of the topic of PhD.

l The coursework was concluded with the Vote of Thanks during the Valedictory Function.