Research Work Period

Students are expected to begin working on the thesis topics guided by his/her supervisor as early as they take the courses in first semester of the program. After successfully completing the course-work and passing the comprehensive exam, students are required to defend their research proposal in respective committee.

The research work should be inspired by some of the contemporary issues and challenges facing developing countries and at the same time it has to have the potential of knowledge generation. Scholars would have capability of being equipped with state-of-the art of knowledge in supply chain management area by going through education process at MIT and they must be able to apply those established principles and concepts in a different context and conduct original scholarly research.