ADMISSION GUIDELINES FOR Ph.D. STUDENTS (2020-21 Session)


The admission of the candidate of the Ph.D. programme is governed by Regulations for the Registration and Award of the Degree of Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) of Adamas University, 2017, which is based on UGC regulations, 2016

ABOUT THE PROGRAMME 

Adamas University (AU) awards the degree of Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) to a candidate who has successfully completed the stipulated Programme of Research. The candidates will be required to undergo Ph.D. / PG level course work as per UGC rules prior to registration.

ADMISSION TO Ph.D. PROGRAMME

Admission is granted on the basis of Research Entrance Test (RET) for admission to Ph.D. program. RET will be conducted through a written test followed by interview. At the time of interview, the candidates are expected to discuss their research interest / area. Candidates whose selection is approved by the Vice Chancellor on the recommendation of Research Committee (RC) will be admitted to the Ph.D. Programme of the AU after the payment of the prescribed fees.

AREA OF Ph.D. PROGRAMME

AreaDiscipline
Mechanical EngineeringVibration, MEMS, Piezoelectric Materials
 Electrical EngineeringControl system analysis and identification
Civil Engineering

Concrete & Construction Technology

Innovative & Sustainable Building Materials

Rubberized Concrete Composites

Geopolymer Concrete

Construction Management

Nanomaterials and its Application

Waste Water Treatment using Membrane Technology

Removal of Decontamination of Arsenic and Fluoride from Ground Water

Waste Management

Electronics & Communication EngineeringMEMS, NEMS, Devices, Nano Technology and sensors, Signal and Image Processing, Pattern Classification, Gesture Recognition
Computer Science & Engineering Formal Methods, Symbolic Logic, Application of MI/AI Cloud base infrastructure, Nano communication networks, 5G wireless, network and IoT, Information centric networks, Quantum, Dot Cellular Automata (Nano Computing)
 ScienceChemistry, Geography, Physics, Pure and Applied Mathematics, Psychology
 Life Science & BiotechnologyBiotechnology, Microbiology
School of Media, Communication & FashionJournalism, Advertising, Film Studies, New Media, Media & Communication
 Liberal Arts and Social ScienceBengali, Sociology, Political Science, English, History
 Law and justiceBusiness law, Environmental Law, Arbitration, Information Technology Law, Family Law, Intellectual Property Law, Procedural Law and Substantive Law.
 Economics and CommerceEconomics, Commerce
 EducationPsychology of Education, History of Education, Women Education, Inclusive Education, Special Education, Music in Education, Creativity in Education
 ManagementMarketing/General Management, Human Resource Management, Finance

IMPORTANT DATES

Issue of application forms                                                            : 22.06.2020

Last date for receipt of completed application forms             : 15.07.2020

Date of Entrance Examination & Interview                              : 25.07.2020

Date of Joining (Tentative)                                                            : 06.08.2020

WRITTEN EXAMINATION AND INTERVIEW: 

The Examination & Interviews will be conducted online.

  • The Examination will start at 10:30 a.m. onwards.
  • The Examination will be of Two hours
  • The Examination will test candidates’ research aptitude and knowledge in the relevant
  • The candidates, who are eligible to appear in the Interview, are to contact the respective department, the detail will be informed. 

Note: –Candidates who have qualified in UGC NET / CSIR (JRF) Examination / SLET / GATE are exempted from the Written Test.

ELIGIBILITY 

All candidates seeking admission to the PhD program shall have to possess the requisite marks / grades in qualifying examination as indicated below:

Master’s Degree or equivalent as approved by Association of Indian Universities (AIU) in Arts, Science, Commerce, Engineering, Technology or any other discipline.

Graduate in Professional courses recognized by law, such as, Medical, Law, Chartered Accountancy, Cost Accountancy, Company Secretary, etc. with good academic record and having aptitude for research.

The minimum marks for Humanity is 55% and for others is 60% or equivalent grade.

N.B. Considering the unpredictability of these present times, the University may, at its sole discretion, modify the above-stated Guidelines of entrance and eligibility, with or without notice to the Applicant. Any such modification will be effective immediately upon public posting. The continuance of the Applicant in proceeding with Application, following any such modification, constitutes the Applicant’s acceptance of these modified Terms. 

ALL CORRESPONDENCE REGARDING PH.D. ADMISSION SHOULD BE ADDRESSED TO:

Registrar
Adamas University
Barasat – Barrackpore Road
Jagannathpur, 24 Parganas (North),
Kolkata – 700 126,
West Bengal,
India

E-mail: registrar@adamasuniversity.ac.in