Doctoral Colloquium

The Doctoral Colloquium provides an opportunity for doctoral students to present their research to other students and experts in the field. A panel of distinguished researchers will share their feedback and provide valuable insights which will help the students to improve their research work.


Doctoral students are invited to submit extended abstracts of original research papers in all areas of management like:


  • Economics and Public Policy
  • Finance and Accounting
  • Information Systems
  • Marketing
  • Operations and Quantitative Techniques
  • Organizational Behaviour and Human resource Management
  • Strategy


The Process:




Guidelines for Abstract Submission:


Students are required to submit an extended abstract of about 1200-1500 words consisting of:


  • Title
  • Abstract
  • Key words
  • Brief Introduction
  • Brief Literature Review
  • Context and Problem Statement/ Research Question
  • Methodology
  • Key Results/ Findings
  • Discussion/ Conclusion
  • Theoretical and/or Managerial Implications and
  • Key references


Please submit the extended abstract for the Doctoral Colloquium using the link: click here to login . This extended abstract will undergo a blind review, and the corresponding author will be intimated about the acceptance of the paper.


Upon acceptance of the extended abstract, the doctoral student will have to submit the full-paper (not exceeding 8,000 words) which the student will further present at the Doctoral Colloquium.


Best Paper Award


Full research papers will be reviewed, and top three high quality research papers will be ranked and awarded the “Best Doctoral Paper” award. This award will consist of:


  • a certificate and
  • cash prize
Guidelines for Preparing Extended Abstract and Full Paper:


Prepare the extended abstract and the full-paper in .docx or .pdf format with Times New Roman font, size 12 and typed in 1.5 spacing with 1” margins on all sides. The extended abstract and the full paper must include a cover page which consist of the title of the paper, name of the author(s), affiliated organizations, email ID and contact details. In case there is more than one author for the paper, this information is required for all the authors. In case there are more than one authors, the corresponding author must be clearly denoted. No identifying details (like author’s names, affiliation or any identifying details) should be present on any other page other than the cover page of the extended abstract and full paper. The paper should not have been published/ accepted for publication in any academic journal.


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Important Deadlines


Submission of Extended Abstract

31st August 2017

Notification of Acceptance of Extended Abstract

15th September 2017

Submission of Full-paper

31st October 2017