Management Doctoral Colloquium and VGSOM Research Scholars Day 2018
Vinod Gupta School of Management

Kharagpur West Bengal

14 March 2018 - 15 March 2018

Management Doctoral Colloquium and VGSOM Research Scholars Day 2018

Event Description

INTRODUCTION Vinod Gupta School of Management, Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur is going to organize the Management Doctoral Colloquium and Research Scholars Day (MDC & VRS 2018) for doctoral students in the area of management during March 14- 15, 2018. The colloquium will provide outstanding gathering for doctoral students in various areas of management who want to pursue a career in academics and research with an opportunity to discuss their dissertation research with other doctoral students and leading academicians in the field of management. All topics and methodological approaches within the broad field of management comprising of finance, data analytics, marketing, human resource management, strategic management, operation and supply chain management etc. will be considered. It will mostly proceed in parallel tracks based on the topical and/or methodological angle of participants' work as well as on the stage of the dissertation process. Students will get an opportunity to discuss their work with their fellow students and faculty, who are renowned experts in the corresponding field.


Participation in the colloquium will enormously benefit students who are dealing 

with aspects and issues related to the themes of this conference. Research papers and cases based on research, experience, or promising ideas focusing on any of the stated objectives and themes of the any management are invited. The papers will be selected on the basis of their potential to contribute towards the theme of the conference. All papers will be assessed by a panel of experts based on their research proposals. The application materials should be submitted as a MS word document positively which includes the following five sections:

1. A short introductory statement explaining the applicant’s interest in the colloquium, the current stage of their research work, the name(s) of their advisor(s)/supervisor(s). 2. A research statement of no more than 500 to 700 words describing their dissertation project.

3. A curriculum vitae (CV), documenting their key scholarly achievements to date.

4. An email letter from your supervisor sent to colloquium convenor indicating that they support your application to the colloquium and that they agree that your research is at an appropriate stage for participation. These letters should also make reference to how you might benefit from the Doctoral Colloquium and how they expect that you might benefit the other students in this group experience

The papers must be sent via e-mail to


in Authors of all papers accepted for the conference will be required to give copyright declaration in the format to be supplied later. The selected papers will either be published in a special issue of an Econ Lit- indexed journal or in an edited volume by a reputed publisher. Detailed information about the submission guidelines can be found at the following link:

REGISTRATION FEE For IIT Kharagpur Students: No Registration Fee For Outside IIT Kharagpur: INR 2000 Registration fee (non refundable) includes accommodation, conference materials, refreshments, lunch, and dinner on colloquium days. Registration fee for accompanying spouse is Rs. 1000/- with additional

accommodation charge. The spouses will be entitled to all conference facilities except conference kit.


Payments can be made through electronic fund transfer. For this, the bank details are as follows:

Account Name: CEP-STC, IIT Kharagpur

Account Number: 95562200002955



Branch Code: 9556

IFS Code: SYNB0009556 

Bank Address:


Payments can be made through crossed demand draft drawn in favour of "CEPSTC, IIT Kharagpur”, payable at State Bank of India, IIT Kharagpur (Bank Code: 0202) and sent to the convenor of the colloquium. Note: We prefer electronic money transfer. Please submit a copy of money transfer record with details of bank name, amount, transaction number and date. The bank proof must be attached with registration form. CERTIFICATE

Certificate will be issued to each participant from the Office of Dean (CE), Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, India.


Rudra P. Pradhan Vinod Gupta School of Management Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur WB- 721302, India 

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Departments That Are Eligible for Participated In this Fest :
  • Master of Business Administration
  • Finance & Accounts
  • Marketing & Sales
Event Categories In This Fest:
  • Management

Event Organizers Details

Rudra P. Pradhan,

faculty convener,

contact no: 91 3222 282316,


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