Ahmedabad University encourages high quality research through doctoral degree programmes. Ahmedabad University is actively involved in the process of building networks and partnerships with leading institutes, enabling faculty and scholars to work with peers across the world.
The doctoral degree programme at the School of Engineering and Applied Science of Ahmedabad University offers an inter-disciplinary exposure to research and provides the students an opportunity for building a career in academia, or R&D sectors of industry. Faculty members of the School of Engineering and Applied Science are actively involved in research and project-based-teaching and have received (external) research grants from government funding agencies and industry, and (internal) research grants from Ahmedabad University. For more details on research areas please refer to faculty profiles.
School of Engineering and Applied Science, Ahmedabad University, invites applications for the doctoral programme, in:
Applied Chemistry, covering the broad the areas of
Applied Physics, covering the broad areas of
Chemical Engineering, covering the broad areas of
Mechanical Engineering, covering the broad areas of
Computer Science and Engineering, covering the broad areas of
Minimum Programme Credits:
Professor Aditi Singhal, Chair, PhD Programme, School of Engineering and Applied Science.
Students are admitted twice every year. The online application process for the monsoon semester starts in February and the list of selected candidates is declared in early June. The online application process for the winter semester starts in September and the list of selected candidates is declared in December. Submit the completed application form online along with the required fees and all supporting documents through the portal.
Eligible and qualifying candidates will be short-listed based on merit, the submitted documents, statement of purpose, and any essay (if required). They will be required to appear for a written test and/or panel interview. The dates for written test/interview will be notified in advance
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Ahmedabad University awards full tuition fee waiver and financial support to full-time doctoral students. The financial support could be either as either University Assistantship or University Fellowship, or from sponsored projects. We offer University Assistantships at INR 40,000 per month plus tuition fee waiver, and University Fellowships at INR 50,000 per month plus tuition fee waiver.
Learn more about our faculty
Chair PhD Programme at the School of Engineering and Applied Science: Professor Aditi Singhal
Policies regarding Design and Conduct of the Doctoral Programmes