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PhD PROGRAM

PhD PROGRAM

Doctor of Philosophy

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The PhD degree is awarded to a scholar based on extensive and original research done in the field of his/her interest. Studying for a 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.

Doctor of Philosophy Ordinances

Navrachana University (NUV) offers academic programs leading to the award of PhD Degree through its Schools/Programs. The PhD degree is awarded to a scholar based on extensive and original research done in his/her chosen field. The University encourages research leading to PhD degree 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.


Admissions

To enter NUV's PhD program, all chosen applicants must appear for an entrance examination. The University encourages research leading to a PhD degree 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.
The University offers academic programs leading to the award of PhD Degrees through its Schools –
School of Science | School of Business & Law | School of Engineering & Technology | School of Liberal Studies & Education

  • The entrance exam will comprise a test and viva voce
  • The syllabus of the Entrance Test shall consist of
    • 50% of research methodology (It will also test reasoning ability, comprehension, divergent thinking and general awareness of the candidate.)
    • 50% shall be subject specific
  • The qualifying percentage for the entrance test shall be 50%
  • The list of candidates clearing the entrance test shall be declared on the notice board/website of the University
  • An interview/viva voce will be organized where the candidates will be required to discuss their research interest/area through a presentation
  • The final selection of candidates (in order of merit) will be done on the basis of the vacancies declared and performance of candidates in the entrance examination based on the following criteria: weightage of 70% to the entrance test and weightage of 30% to performance in the interview/viva voce


Specialization Areas

PhD ADMISSIONS 2021-22
School of
Science

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School of
Business & Law

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School of
Engineering & Technology

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School of
Liberal Studies & Education

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What Students Say

Being a research student and teacher, I am very fortunate to receive focused training in terms of research aptitude, thinking innovative ideas, and performing valuable advanced experiments. This has helped a lot to upgrade my skills towards being an independent researcher and teacher. This is also due to the nature of support and the extremely pleasant working environment that is bestowed in the department by the senior faculties.
Khushali Upadhyay
2017 - Pursuing
The Division of Biomedical and Life Science at NUV is really supportive and contributes a lot to my academic training. The PhD program not only develops your research capabilities but also expands the way you perceive the world. In addition to scrupulous training, they also do an excellent job of connecting scholars to worldwide experts. Indeed, it is a research conducive environment.
Foram Patel
2019 - Pursuing
It has been almost a year and half since I started working at School of Science, Navrachana University. I must say that the positive and curious mindset of people is keeping the university thriving in every field. The strong support system and guidance for research make this place stand out from others, where group work and harmony are being inculcated in every individual.
Himadri Bhatt
Junior Research
Fellow - 2019
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