Welcoming the newly inducted research scholars, Prof. S. N. Misra, Dean, KIIT School of Management (KSOM) underscored the importance of inculcating the basic nuances of research methodology and timeliness in completing research work. He also brought out how distinguished experts in research methodology have helped in bolstering the quality of research work being produced by KSOM.
Dr. Hrushikesha Mohanty, Vice-Chancellor, KIIT-DU complimented the school for being the forerunner in the number of Ph.D. awarded last year and its relentless pursuit of research. Sharing his personal experience, Prof. S. K. Mahapatra, Director, KSOM reiterated the importance of finalizing research work in time. Prof. Sumita Mishra, Ph.D. Chairperson, KSOM briefed the scholars about rules and regulations and the major facets of the upcoming PhD programmes.
The guides introduced themselves to the scholars and the scholars duly reciprocated and expressed their happiness to be part of the wonderful Ph.D. programme being conducted by KIIT School of Management. The Ph.D. programme this year is an interesting mélange of academics (26) and corporate (5), with 3 from foreign countries, reflecting the global attraction for pursuing research at KSOM. The meeting ended with a vote of thanks to all members present.