The Finance & Accounting area has a multi-disciplinary orientation. Faculty in the area have served on government committees and contributed significantly to several policy-making issues. They have also been involved in providing consultancy services to corporate and governmental organizations. The courses and research interests of the area focus on financial management, management accounting and control, the Indian capital and money market, banking, privatization and international finance.
Some of the recent research projects by the faculty are:
- Strategic and Financial Attributes of E-Commerce Firms: An Empirical Study
- Pension Reforms in India: Myth, Reality and Policy Choices
- Is There Seasonality in the Sensex Monthly Returns?
- Member-Funds and Cooperative Performance
- Capital Structure and Market Power
- Relative Effectiveness of Signals in IPO's in Indian Capital Markets
- Regulatory Implications of Monopolies in the Securities Industry
- Disinvestments and performance of public sector firms
As the primary emphasis of the program is on preparing graduates to contribute to research, successful candidates must possess a strong aptitude for abstract thinking and quantitative analysis. The requirements for admission into the doctoral programme in Finance & accounting are the same as the ones mentioned in the ‘Admission Requirements’.
A student majoring in the Finance & Accounting program takes a wide range of courses, including those in their area of specialization and in various other management areas. The first year courses are the same for all fields of specialization. Listed below are the area specific first year and second year courses. The table also shows the typical course work that may be offered to a student with interest in Finance & Accounting in the second year.
Primary Faculty Members
Secondary Faculty Members