The Doctoral Programme prepares the students for careers in teaching and research. The academic programme leading to the PhD degree is broad-based and involves a minimum course credit requirement and research thesis. The institute also encourages research in interdisciplinary areas through a system of joint supervision and interdisciplinary group activities. The presence of a strong research oriented faculty provides excellent opportunities for such programme.
As a result of the sound research base and extensive infrastructural facilities available, the institute offers PhD programmes in financial management, supply chain management, information technology management and logistics. The broad objectives of the PhD programme is not only to keep pace with expanding frontiers of knowledge but also to provide research training relevant to the present social and economic objectives of the country.
Delhi School of Management also admits scholars for the PhD programme in areas like Technology Management, Knowledge and Innovation Management, IPR Management, Supply Chain Management, Management of Information System, Total Quality Management, Productivity Management, and Enterprise Management.