The university offers doctoral programmes (full-time and part-time both) in following disciplines-
- Civil Engineering
- Computer Science and Engineering
- Information Technology
- Electrical Engineering
- Electronics and Communication Engineering
- Mechanical Engineering
- Chemical Engineering
Regular PhD seats are available with fellowship under the Research cum Teaching Fellowship scheme in the University which will be notified at the time of counseling for the limited period. Candidates opting for research cum teaching fellowship will have to opt this at the time of counseling and appear for the interview. Such regular PhD candidates will share limited teaching load in his/her respective department and shall receive fellowship under this scheme. The weightage of marks in the Malaviya Entrance Test and interview will be in the ratio of 70% and 30%, respectively, for preparing the merit in a particular specialization. The total number of candidates called for interview in each specialization will be three times of the available seats. The eligible candidates will be admitted in a particular specialization on the basis of cumulative merit (both test and interview), and as per the availability of faculty members in the particular specialization.
The University may admit candidates to Full-Time Ph.D. programme who have qualified a National Level test which entitles them for the award of Senior/Junior Research Fellowship/any other Fellowship or the candidates working in any externally funded project in the university. The University may also admit its PG pursuing students well in advance to Ph.D. programme if they have qualified above national level test for the purpose of award of scholarship. The candidates of above such categories will be selected on the basis of personal interview without appearing in the University’s Ph.D. Admission Test provided that they fulfil the eligibility norms of the University ordinance.
Part-Time PhD is also available in all departments of the university. A candidate working in a research centre recognized by the University, Regular/ contractual faculty members of this University/Employees working in Govt./ Govt. aided / Private Engineering colleges/Universities/Industries/Public sector organizations shall be considered for the admission under part-time category subject to the terms and conditions prescribed by the University. For such candidates a separate notification and application form for written examination/Interview shall be issued by the university separately.
Ph.D. under Quality Improvement Programme
The university has also been approved as a QIP centre by A.I.C.T.E. to offer Ph.D. under Quality Improvement Programme. The total intake for Ph.D. under QIP is 8 (2 seats in each of the four disciplines i.e. Electrical Engineering, Electronics & Communication Engineering, Civil Engineering and Mechanical Engineering).
Eligibility of PhD
The Candidates who possess the Bachelor and master’s degree in Engineering/Technology/Science/Management or equivalent in the relevant discipline with 1st Division in master’s degree are eligible for the admission to Ph.D. Programme