PhD at School of Engineering and Applied Science


  • BE / BTech / ME / MTech / MSc with a minimum of 55% marks. The School will conduct a written test and interview; however applicants with a valid GATE score will be exempted from the written test

(The decision of the concerned authorities of School of Engineering and Applied Science regarding the eligibility of any candidate shall be final).

Admission Process

  • 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

Important Dates for Winter Semester 2024 (January Admission)

Activity Admission Cycle 
Application Portal Opens Monday, October 2,2023
Application Deadline Friday, November 10, 2023
Tentative Date for Test and Interview Monday-Wednesday; November 27-29, 2023
Announcement of Results Thursday, December 14, 2023

Policies regarding Design and Conduct of the Doctoral Programmes

For the Doctoral Programme Policy, Click here.

Fee Structure

The Tuition Fee for part-time doctoral students of Management, Engineering, Physics, Mathematical and Computational Sciences, and Interdisciplinary Humanities and Social Sciences is INR 24,000 per semester, and for part-time doctoral students of Biological and Life Sciences is INR 31,500 per semester.

Financial Support

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.

Programme Inquiry

Doctoral Programme in Engineering and Applied Science
GICT Building, Central Campus Navrangpura, Ahmedabad 380009 Gujarat, India
Ahmedabad University
Email: [email protected]
Phone: +91.79.61911125, +91.79.61911111  


The School of Engineering and Applied Science offers undergraduate, graduate and doctoral programmes. The School emphasises project-based learning and a student-centric pedagogy. This approach is aimed at creating an aptitude for design, innovation, and finding solutions for complex problems.

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