Future after PhD in business administration


The professionals in business administration can find ample job opportunities in the present corporate world. A PhD degree holder in Business Administration is much demanded in the job market than a common degree holder. The course can be done immediately after completion of Master’s degree in Business administration. This degree is much suited for individuals who want to pursue a career as University Professor or as researcher in any of the diverse areas of administration. The students can also find job opportunities in some of the well-established private sector enterprises or in different Government departments.

Jobs in Public Sector

PhD degree holders in business administration can find abundant job opportunities in education sector. This qualification is enough to build up a stable and strong career path in academics. To get employed as a University Professor the candidate has to undergo competitive test like NET conducted by UGC. Apart from jobs in education sector, PhD holders can find enough job openings in other government run organizations. They can get in to senior job profiles in reputed government run institutions such as

  • Steel Authority of India
  • Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited
  • Indian Oil Corporation Ltd
  • Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited
  • Life Insurance Corporation
  • National Thermal Power Corporation

This list of organizations offering jobs for research degree holders is indicative. The students can find job openings in nationalized banks and other government departments according to the area of specialization.

Jobs in Private Sector

The students who have pursued the doctorate degree in Business Administration can get in to senior job profiles in private sector also. These candidates are offered with high remuneration along with attractive perks. They can obtain jobs as Lecturers in Management Colleges offering courses on Business Administration. They have to face the selection process conducted by the institution to get employed in to such a profile. The student can also get in to the administration section of such institutions. Other job offering areas in corporate sector include:

  • Private Banks
  • Business Consultancies
  • Brand & Marketing
  • Personal Business
  • Export Companies
  • Financial Organizations
  • Industrial Houses
  • Multinational Companies

Jobs Opportunities outside India

A PhD degree holder in Business Administration can get in to many of the similar job profiles outside India. They can find placements in International Universities and Colleges offering graduate or postgraduate courses in Business Administration. The Compensation packages offered for professors are not less than Rs. 1 lakh per month in International Universities.

Thus, the PhD degree after Business Administration is much useful to students who wish to build up a long and fruitful career. The Ph D degree can offer a stable future for students after their master degree program and can also give opportunities for research.



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2 Responses to “Future after PhD in business administration”

  1. 2

    can u please suggest some courses after phd in business administration

  2. 1
    Sachin kumar:

    After my regular MBA in HR..there is 2 year gap..after my Phd.in Management .will this gap create me a problem in getting lecturer job?