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PhD Disaster Management (3 years) at Shoolini University is a highly interactive interdisciplinary program which equips students with critical thinking and analytical skills necessary to lead in complex and dangerous situations of disasters and rescue operations. 

The program emphasises on the in-depth study of theories, research methodologies, and policies related to emergency preparedness, mitigation, management, and response by using suitable resources such as financial, material, and human resources during a calamity.   

The core curriculum involves research work in all types of risks concerning the community and focuses on the implementation of practical methods to reduce the effects of natural or man-made crisis situations.  

This program trains professionals to appropriately prepare people for a disaster before it occurs.  

The research-based program highlights disaster response methods and effective ways of repairing any damage with focus on reducing vulnerability and strengthening communities nationwide.

Key Highlights 

  • State-of-the art computer labs 
  • Shoolini University ranked 3rd in research and patent filing by India Today 
  • Patent filing by students and faculty encouraged 
  • Awarded 13th best private university by ELETS in 2019 
  • Guest lectures by global experts in the field of Management Sciences 
  • Highly qualified and experienced faculty 
  • NIRF Rank: 89th (Universities)  
  • Ranked 19th among Private Business Schools by Dainik Bhaskar  
  • Ideal student and teacher ratio 

Career Opportunities

  • Defence 
  • Drought Management 
  • Insurance 
  • Chemical Industries 
  • Emergency planning/management officer 
  • Disaster Contingency Planners 
  • Emergency Preparedness Managers. 

Key Areas of Research 

Training| Research| Consultancy | Advertising| Marketing | Finance | Operations

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Enrolling in a PhD program helps you begin or continue research in the field you're passionate about. You can delve deeper, make new discoveries, improve conceptual tactics and apply those concepts through the research conducted. You can decide what to work on, how to work, and chart your journey with support and guidance from a supervisory team.

Why should I pursue a PhD from Shoolini University?

Shoolini University is India’s No.1 Research University (QS World University Rankings, Asia-2023) with 150+ programs and top placements & internships in India. Over the past decade, Shoolini has built a worldwide network of partner universities to foster exchange opportunities, collaborative academic programs, faculty engagement and research, and other activities. Shoolini offers study abroad opportunities with scholarships to top universities in the USA, Australia, UK, South Korea, Taiwan, Japan, and Italy, among others. Shoolini has filed 1200+ patents; its h-index is >100 with Field Weighted Citation Impact (FWCI) of 2.22. It has 104+ state-of-the-art laboratories, 9 Centres of Excellence, and 2 Shoolini Researchers are among the Top 1% Scientists of the world.

Students with a minimum CGPA score of 7.5/10 in the four-year-undergraduate program (FYUP) will now be eligible for PhD admissions, without having to complete a master’s program, according to the new regulations on the award of PhD degree finalised by the University Grants Commission (UGC).

The institution's accreditation by appropriate agencies means the program meets high standards of academic excellence. However, other factors, such as the field of research, number of publications, collaborations, etc., are also considered.

Doctoral programs require intensive training in research methods. This includes interviews, surveys, questionnaires, clinical trials, and laboratory experiments. These skills are put into practice when the candidate conducts fieldwork for the dissertation. Skills gained in qualitative and quantitative research methodology and statistical analysis are transferable to non-academic research environments, particularly for industrial research. In addition, employers outside of academia seek individuals with sound research skills to carry out projects at think tanks and research institutes in both the private and government sectors.

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Course Details
  • Eligibility: Four year graduation degree by research or two year masters degree in Economics/ Business/ Management/ related discipline with minimum 55% marks
  • Admission Criteria: Shoolini University's multiple choice entrance test (SU-SAT), and assessment of research aptitude through concept note & faculty interaction
  • Duration: 3 years
  • Semester Fee
    Himachal Pradesh Domicile : 69575
    Non-Himachal Pradesh Domicile : 75000

* One-time refundable security fee of Rs. 10,000


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