PhD program is open to brilliant individuals desirous of starting their career in academia. The admission process is very selective and only those who have a genuine interest in pursuing research will be selected.
As per UGC rules, candidates with the following qualifications are eligible to apply for the PhD program: a 1-year/master’s degree program (after 4-year undergraduate degree), 2-year master’s degree program (after 3-year undergraduate degree), 5-year Dual or integrated degree or an equivalent program, 4-year/8-semester bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Science, Law, Architecture, Social Science, Humanities, and others and M.Phill degree.
Candidates with an equivalent degree from a foreign educational institution accredited by an Assessment and Accreditation Agency which is approved, recognized, or authorized by an authority, established or incorporated under a law in its home country or any other statutory authority in that country to assess, accredit or assure quality and standards of educational institutions.
Preference will be given to those applicants who have qualified in at least one of the following exams: NET or GATE/ and/ or have demonstrated research potential through publications in recognized journals.
Research interests should preferably align with Plaksha University thrust areas such as machine learning, artificial intelligence, economics, data science, robotics and cyber-physical systems, biological systems, climate change, clean energy, digital health, digital agriculture, water security, philosophy, anthropology, culture and history, language and communication. For more details and specific eligibility requirements of research areas, please check the research area specifications on the website. You can choose up to 2 areas of interest for the application.