The N. S. Ramaswamy Pre-doctoral Fellowship is a highly selective programme instituted with the aim to increase social diversity of management academia in India. It is a flexible one-year apprenticeship programme designed to help the selected pre-doctoral fellows successfully apply to doctoral programmes in management and allied disciplines. The programme specifically targets applicants from historically underrepresented sections of the society (detailed below). The N. S. Ramaswamy Pre-doctoral Fellowship is available in the following disciplinary areas within management scholarship and research.
  • Decision Sciences
  • Economics
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance & Accounting
  • Information Systems
  • Marketing
  • Organizational Behaviour & Human Resource Management
  • Production & Operations Management
  • Public Policy
  • Strategy


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