Prestige and Recognition
A PhD degree commands great respect and recognition anywhere you go, since it reflects on your commitment & hard work in reaching the pinnacle of academic achievement with significant contribution to knowledge in a specific field/discipline.
 
Better Career Prospects
With a Doctorate degree, you can gain a higher salary and position by becoming University a Professor or taking up knowledge intensive jobs, where specialized knowledge and superior analytic capabilities are required e.g. R&D, finance industry.
 
Strong Contacts
Through the course of your PhD, you get to build contacts with renowned experts in the field. All these contacts can serve as excellent career references for job positions.
 
Become The Go-To Expert
A PhD makes you an expert in your area of study. Your knowledge is not only theoretical, but also of practical use and can be shared with others for problem-solving.
Navrachana University is one of Gujarat’s premier institutes with innovative programs and outstanding faculty members who have extensive experience. The academic programs leading to the award of PhD Degree are offered through the following four Schools of the University:
For the PhD degree, the University encourages research with focus on 'Interdisciplinary Research' for the 'creation and addition of knowledge' and to address complex scientific and socially relevant problems via integration of knowledge from multiple and disparate fields.
Studying for PhD provides candidates with a unique and exciting opportunity to explore research topics in depth, leading to the discovery of new knowledge and techniques in a chosen discipline. A PhD also offers intellectual stimulation and sharpening of one's analytical skills, which can then be applied to research in emerging areas of concern that demand critical and divergent thinking skills to solve unique and challenging problems.
School of Science
School of Business and Law
School of Engineering and Technology
School of Liberal Studies and Education
PhD @ NUV Advantage
Rigorous Course Work: A scholar admitted to the PhD Program is required to undertake Course Work that is a prerequisite for PhD preparation. It will be conducted over a period of 2 semesters and includes:
General Course Work-- Covering courses on Research Methodology such as quantitative methods, computer applications, research ethics, etc.
Discipline Specific Course Work-- Covering advanced level courses, independent research work and review of published research in the relevant field.
Pedagogy
Blended learning, wherein students learn via electronic and online media as well as traditional face-to-face learning.
Workshops, seminars and colloquium with experts.
Field and experimental work for application of concepts.
Online Courses

Admission Process
Important
Dates
Online Application Form Submission
To be announced
Duration
PhD Program shall be for a minimum duration of three years, including course work and a maximum of six years (till submission of thesis) for full time scholars.
Eligibility
Candidates for admission to the PhD Program shall have a Master's degree or a professional degree declared equivalent to the Master's degree by the corresponding statutory regulatory body, with at least 55% marks in aggregate or its equivalent grade 'B' in the UGC 7-point scale (or an equivalent grade in a point scale wherever grading system is followed).
Admission
Process
Entrance examination shall be conducted to ensure a minimum threshold knowledge level and capability of candidates aspiring to pursue PhD. The entrance exam will comprise of an entrance test and viva.
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The world you will encounter when you graduate three or four years from now, will not look anything like what it was when the textbooks were written. To ensure our students excel in a world that is changing at a never before rate, we at Navrachana University have developed a holistic curriculum wherein the emphasis is not just on gathering knowledge but on 'informed application in the real world'.
Our students are exposed and taught to deal with constantly unfolding unknowns. The goal is to train their mind to be alert, analyse and adapt at an accelerated pace, and swing into action early so that they can lead the change. If you are looking to invest in education that will go beyond your first job and give you a lifelong competitive edge, Navrachana University is where your search ends.
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