Ph.D. program at SRM University AP ensures a stimulating perfect atmosphere supported by current research topic that are accessible to undergraduates. The student of Doctoral Program can choose their work areas of interest, within the field of Economics. Potential candidates will have to get through an entrance exam and interview to be selected for the program. It is a prerequisite to hold a post graduate degree in Economics/Business economics (regular mode preferred) and have clear understanding of basic concepts in research for social/behavioural sciences. The research scholars will be engaged in mandatory coursework during their first year. The program aims to maintain high standards in terms of qualitative as well as quantitative research practices.