The Ph.D. Admissions of the University are done twice in a year in the months of December/January and June/July. The intake varies as per the availability of Ph.D. seats with supervisors in the department.
Ph.D. program was started in the University in the year 2010. Till now more than 200 students of different batches are enrolled for Ph.D. programs in the discipline of Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Electronics Engineering, Computer Engineering, Management, Physics, Environmental Sciences, Chemistry, English and Mathematics.
Admission process followed by the University:
- The eligible applicants will have to qualify the Ph.D. Entrance Test (PET). An Entrance Test shall be qualifying with qualifying marks as 50%. However for the candidates belonging to SC/ST/OBC (Non-creamy layers)/differently abled category, the qualifying marks are 45% as per UGC amendment dated 27th August 2018.
- The applicants who have qualified and valid GATE/UGC/NET/CSIR (JRF)/SLET/ passed regular M.Phil Programme in the related discipline are exempted from entrance.
- The successful applicants i.e. eligible applicants, who will qualify the entrance Test or otherwise exempted shall be tested by the Departmental Research Committee (DRC) through seminar/ presentation/ interview.
Ph.D. Pre-registration Course Work
Ph.D. Pre-registration Course Work is compulsory for all the students admitted for Ph.D. program of the University. The Ph.D. Pre-registration Course Work consist of three courses out of which two are common while third course is chosen by the supervisor based on the research area of the Ph.D. scholar.
The common courses are 1. Research Methodology and 2. Research and Publication Ethics
The scheme and syllabus of the courses offered by the department of Physics are: Syllabus Ph.D. in Physics
More information about the research policy, Ph.D. prospectus and others can be found at the Research & Development tab of the University.