Doctoral Admission

PhD at School of Engineering and Applied Science

Important Dates

Application portal opens: Friday, October 7, 2022
Application Deadline: Monday, November 14, 2022
Tentative Date for test and interview: Monday, November 28, 2022
Announcement of Results: Wednesday, December 14, 2022



  • 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
  • For Important Dates of Winter Semester 2023, please Click here

Policies regarding Design and Conduct of the Doctoral Programmes

For the Doctoral Programme Policy, Click here.

Fee Structure

  • 100% tuition fee waiver for all full-time PhD students. (Tuition fee waiver will be limited to five years from the date of admission in the PhD programme)
  • The tuition fee for part-time doctoral students of Management, Engineering, Physics, and Humanities and Social Sciences is INR 24,000 per semester, and of part-time doctoral students of  Biological and Life Sciences is INR 31,500 per semester.
  • For all PhD students, the admission fee (one-time and non-refundable) is INR 15,000.
  • For all PhD students, the security deposit (refundable) is INR 15,000.

Financial Support

Ahmedabad University awards full tuition fee waiver and financial support to doctoral students. The financial support could be either University Fellowship, University Assistantship or from sponsored projects. We offer University Assistantship at INR 40,000 per month plus tuition fee waiver and University Fellowship at INR 50,000 per month plus tuition fee waiver.

Programme Office

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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