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Ph.D degree is awarded by Madras School of Economics under its degree granting power as per MSE Act 2020. MSE has been recognized by both Madras University and Central University of Tamil Nadu, Thiruvarur as an institution in which research work leading to Ph.D. can be conducted. Ph.D. students are selected on the basis of their performance in the entrance examination and a research proposal. Students admitted to the Ph.D. programme are advised by their respective doctoral committees to take a coursework in Economic Theory, Quantitative Techniques and in one of the following fields of specialization – International Economics, Capital Markets, Financial Services, Behavioural Finance, Financial Markets, Asset Pricing, Industrial Economics, Development Economics, Energy and Environmental Economics, Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence, Mathematical Finance and Analytics. They also have to write a dissertation. The Ph.D. Scholars will be given an opportunity to interact with foreign and Indian economists during MSE seminars, to visit other research institutions and to participate in the research activities of the school. They are given financial support. However, continuation of financial support will be conditional on good academic performance

Madras School of Economics regulations for Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) Degree Programme

Admission to Full Time or Part Time Ph.D. Program Year 2024-25

Madras University regulations for Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) Degree Programme

Central University of Tamil Nadu Thiruvarur Ordinance for Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) Degree Programme