Ph.D. Program

Navrachana University (NUV) offers a PhD program under the guidelines prescribed by the University Grants Commission (2009).

Established in 2011-2012, the PhD Program at NUV provides an interdisciplinary environment for the conducting of research in various disciplines and gives scholars the opportunity to be exposed to recent research developments in their respective fields.

The University has a rigorous research degree program that aims at the honing of research skills, grooming pedagogical abilities, producing good quality research publications via a system of rigorous independent study and research work and a curriculum that transcends departments and disciplines.

The PhD program requires a scholar to accumulate credits through course work (general and discipline specific to ensure a mastery of the fundamentals), published work, presentations and finally the dissertation/thesis.

Stages of the Ph.D. Program

Stage

Stage of Research

Timeline

I

Course Work (General & Specific)

One year (during Semester 1 and 2)

2

Confirmation
of PhD
Candidature

On successful completion of coursework, Research proposal to be presented in front of the Doctoral Committee. The scholar shall also have to appear for an interview before a Committee chaired by the Dean/Head of the Program. Once the suggestions received are duly incorporated, the Registration will be confirmed.

3

Thesis Writing

After formal Registration, the doctoral research and thesis writing will commence.

4

Thesis submission

a) Minimum Duration –four semesters ie 2 years from the date of Registration
b) Maximum duration of the PhD program is 6 years from the date of admission for a full-time scholar and 7 years for a part-time scholar.
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5

Evaluation
and

Viva-Voce

On receipt of comments from all the external examiners, Viva-Voce would be conducted

The University predetermines the number of doctoral students that can be admitted to the program based on the number of available research guides and each academic year invites applications accordingly.

Presently, the program is being offered in the following areas – Management, Education, Sciences and Engineering with other subjects / disciplines on the anvil.

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NUV Ph.D. ENTRANCE EXAM – SAT 13 JULY, 2019
CANDIDATE REPORTING TIME – 9.30 am (room no 105) along with all required original documents.

10 – 12 noon – Written Test (50% weightage)

Section A– Objective Type General Aptitude test designed to test reasoning
ability, comprehension skills, divergent thinking and general awareness (30% weightage)

Section B– Objective type compulsory questions based on the subject selected by the candidate (20% weightage)
12-1 pm – Statement of Purpose (25% weightage)
2 pm onwards – Viva (25% weightage)

(Candidates should come ready with a brief presentation  answering the following questions) 

  1. What is your discipline / field in which you wish to pursue research ?
  2. What are few areas/topics in which you wish to do your doctoral study ?
  3. Why do you feel these areas need to be researched ?
  4. What has been your learning in this field so far that made you take up this topic?
  5. Discuss the broader impact your research might have for the community.

LIST OF CANDIDATES SHORTLISTED FOR PhD ENTRANCE EXAM – SATURDAY, 13 July 2019.

SN SUBJECT SHORTLISTED CANDIDATES
1 Mechanical Engineering Mr. Vipul K Bhatt
2 Electrical Engineering
3 Civil Engineering
4 Education Ms. Manjulata Nigam
Mr. Manish B. Raval
Ms. Hemlatta Rajput
5 Life Sciences Ms. Foram K. Patel
Mr. Ashish Kapoor
6 Management Mr. Navin Sinha
Mr. Anish A. Patel
Ms. Ankita Mishra
Mr. Raj K. Rathod
7 Chemistry
8 Math Ms. Shraddha S. Chavan
9 Physics
10 CSE/IT Ms. Priya Jeejo P.
Mr. Aakash Gupta
Mr. Gauravsingh Gaharwar
Ms. Kishori S Shekokar

PhD Admissions Notification – 2019-20 (Full time / Part time scholars)

ADMISSION STAGE DATE
Announcement of list of candidates shortlisted for the Entrance exam Fri, 28 June 2019
Entrance exam Sat, 13 July 2019
Announcement of list of selected candidates Wed, 17 July 2019
Last date of fee payment Thurs, 25 July 2019
PhD Admissions 2019-2020
Discipline Areas Of Research Intake
Mechanical Engineering Composite Materials and Tribology
Computational Mechanics and Unsteady Flow Optimization
Cryogenic Engineering,
Solar Thermal Systems, HVAC
03
Electrical Engineering Signal Processing Network,Communication and Information systems 02
Civil Engineering Structural Engineering
Solid Mechanics,
Finite elements, plates and shells
02
Education 01
Life Sciences Botany
Zoology
Biochemistry
Microbiology
02
02
02
01
Management Operations Management
Supply Chain Management
Marketing
01
01
01
Chemistry Analytical Chemistry
Organic Chemistry
Green Synthesis
Polymer Science
Catalysis
Wastewater Treatment
03
Math Algebraic graph theory
Fuzzy Mathematics & applications
02
Physics 0
CSE/IT Internet Of Things
Machine Learning/Deep Learning.
02

NAVRACHANA UNIVERSITY – Ph.D. Program

List of Selected Candidates – 2019-20

NAME OF THE CANDIDATE
Mr. Vipul R Bhatt
Ms. Hemlatta Rajput
Mr. Anish Patel
Ms. Foram Patel
Mr. Ashish Kapoor
Mr. Navin Sinha
Ms. Shraddha S. Chavan
Ms. Priya Jeejo P.
Mr. Aakash Gupta
Ms. Kishori S Shekokar
Mr. Gauravsingh Gaharwar
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