PhD Admission Spring Semester 2020-21 at Adamas University
Apply by 21st November – 2020

A constant endeavour towards innovation coupled with a powerful spirit of research has been the hallmark of Adamas University since its inception. With a robust infrastructure and a strong/powerful research orientation, Adamas Universiy is all set to offer Ph.D. programme in the areas of Basic & Applied Sciences / Engineering & Technology / Humanities & Social Sciences / Law / Management/Education.

As per the UGC guidelines 2016 and its amendments, the academic programme leading to the Ph.D. degree at Adamas University involves a course work program (one semester) followed by a research project leading to thesis submission. Adamas University also actively encourages research in interdisciplinary areas through a system of joint supervision and interdepartmental group activities. The University also undertakes sponsored research and development projects from industrial and other organizations in public as well as private sectors.

List of PhD Program (s) running under Adamas University:

DisciplineField of Specialization (s)
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 Engineering

MEMS, NEMS, Devices, Bio-Medical Electronics, 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)
PhysicsCondensed matter physics, Electronics, Solid-state physics & electronics, High-energy Physics, LASER & Fiber optics
Medical Physics & InstrumentationBio-medical instruments, Nano-bio electronics, bio-medical imaging, AI, IoHT
ChemistryPhysical chemistry, organic & inorganic chemistry, material science, nano-science, environmental chemistry, industrial chemistry
Mathematics

Hydrodynamics and Analytical/Numerical Modeling solute transport in geological formations, Mathematical Modelling of Biosciences, Fuzzy Set Theory, Multi-criteria Decision Making, Abstract Algebra, Module theory and Number Theory, Production inventory and supply chain management, Data mining and machine learning, Ocean data analysis, numerical/statistical modeling and forecasting, Thermoelasticity, Numerical Methods in Finance,

Geography

Urban Geography and Environmental Geography

Hydrology and Disaster Management, Medical Geography and Social Geography, Water Resource Management and Fluvial Geomorphology

PsychologyClinical psychology, Cognitive psychology, Social psychology, Forensic psychology, Counseling psychology
BiotechnologyInfectious diseases, Environmental Biotechnology, Nutraceuticals and its application.
MicrobiologyMechanism of biofilm formation in enteric pathogens, Strategies Against Antimicrobial Resistance
BiochemistryCancer, RNA BIology, Haematopoiesis, Plant Biochemistry, Plant Molecular Biology, Antioxidant and medicinal chemicals, Free radical biology.
Media, Communication & FashionJournalism, Advertising, Film Studies, New Media, Media & Communication
BengaliLanguage, Poetry, Society, Novels
EnglishComparative Literature, Dalit Study, Children literature, Environmental literature
HistoryColonial Bengal, History of Medicine, Folk & Tribal Culture, Ancient Indian History
Political ScienceInternational relations & diplomacy, Governance
SociologyAgeing, politics, culture, urban sociology, clinical sociology, ethnicity and race

 

Law

Business law, Environmental Law, Arbitration, Information Technology Law, Family Law, Intellectual Property Law, Procedural Law and Substantive Law.
EconomicsGeneral economics, Transport economics, finance, market, macro & micro economics, agriculture economics, socio-economics
CommerceAccounting, Finance, Marketing
ManagementMarketing/General Management, Human Resource Management, Finance

 

Education

Psychology of Education, History of Education, Women Education, Inclusive Education, Special Education, Music in Education, Creativity in Education

IMPORTANT DATES

Issue of application forms: 22.10.2020

Last date for receipt of completed application forms: 21.11.2020

RET Entrance Examination: 12.12.2020

Interview: 15.12.2020/16.12.2020

Declaration of Result (Tentative): 20.12.2020

Date of Joining (Tentative): 12.01.2021

Induction Program: 15th & 16th January, 2021

 

PhD Vacancy List : Spring Session; 2020-21 academic year

Sl. No

PhD Program

PhD Seat Vacancy

(UR)

Area of Specialization

1

Microbiology

02

Mechanism of biofilm formation in enteric pathogens, Strategies Against Antimicrobial Resistance

2

Biochemistry

03

Cancer, RNA BIology, Haematopoiesis, Plant Biochemistry, Plant Molecular Biology, Antioxidant and medicinal chemicals, Free radical biology.

3

Biotechnology

02

Infectious diseases Environmental Biotechnology, Nutraceuticals and its application

4

Mechanical Engineering

02

Vibrations; Smart Materials; Micro-electromechanical Systems (MEMS); Biomedical Applications

5

Civil Engineering

02

Concrete & Construction Technology, Innovative & Sustainable Building Materials, Rubberized Concrete Composites, Geopolymer Concrete, Construction Management, Waste Management, Nanomaterials and its Application, Waste Water Treatment using Membrane Technology, Removal of Decontamination of Arsenic and Fluoride from Ground Water, Waste Management

6

Electrical Engineering

02

All relevant domain

7

Electronics & Communication Engineering

03

Signal and Image Processing, Pattern Classification, Gesture Recognition, MEMS, NEMS, Devices, Nano Technology and sensors

8

Computer Science & Engineering

02

AI, Biomedical , 5G communication, IoT, Application in Biotechnology, Deep Learning.

9

Mathematics

03

Hydrodynamics and Analytical/Numerical Modeling solute transport in geological formations, Mathematical Modelling of Biosciences, Fuzzy Set Theory, Multi-criteria Decision Making, Abstract Algebra, Module theory and Number Theory, Production inventory and supply chain management, Data mining and machine learning, Ocean data analysis, numerical/statistical modeling and forecasting, Thermoelasticity, Numerical Methods in Finance,

10

i) Physics

ii) Medical Physics & Instrumentation

03

Condensed matter physics, Electronics, Solid-state physics & electronics, High-energy Physics, LASER & Fiber optics Quantum transport, Spintronics, Up converting nanoparticle based optical sensing or Localized Surface plasmon resonance-based bio-sensing

Bio-medical instruments, Nano-bio electronics, bio-medical imaging, AI, IoHT

Biophysics and allied domain

11

Chemistry

03

Metal Organic Framework, Photophysical Study of Nano Material,

12

Geography

03

Urban Geography and Environmental Geography

Hydrology and Disaster Management

Medical Geography and Social Geography

Water Resource Management and Fluvial Geomorphology

13

Psychology

01

Clinical Psychology

14

Sociology

01

Ageing, rural urban development, community development, politics, culture, urban sociology, clinical sociology, ethnicity and race

15

Political Science

01

International Relations and South Asian Politics

Supervisor

16

Management

03

Finance, Marketing & strategy, HR & OB, Data Analytics

17

Economics

03

General economics, Transport economics, finance, market, macro & micro economics, agriculture economics, socio-economics

18

Commerce

02

Accounting, Finance, Marketing

19

Education

06

Psychology of Education, Environmental Education, Guidance & Counselling and Measurement & Evaluation in Education Women Education, Inclusive Education, Special Education, History of Education, Philosophy of Education, Psychology of Education, History of Education, Women Education and Teacher Education, Health & Physical Education, Sports in Education, Music in Education, Creativity in Education

20

Journalism / Communication Management

03

Film study, Advertising, Journalism and Communication

WRITTEN EXAMINATION AND INTERVIEW: 

The Examination will be conducted online.

  • The Examination will start at 11:00 a.m. onwards.
  • The Examination will be of Two hours duration
  • The Examination will test candidates’ General Research Aptitude and Core Knowledge in the relevant
  • The candidates, who qualify the RET examination are eligible to appear in the Interview, and accordingly the qualified candidates will be intimated for appearing in the interview. 

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

ELIGIBILITY 

Qualifying Degree: Master’s or equivalent degree in the relevant branch (or allied subjects).

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 qualifying marks for Social Science /Humanity is 55% in PG level and for others 60% or equivalent grade in PG level.

Filled in application form (download from web-site) with supporting documents (certificates, mark-sheets, NET / GATE or equivalent qualification proof / certificate) and on-line application fees submission receipt/proof are to be sent in a sealed envelope to the following address on or before 21st November 2020 (5:00 PM):

To
The Office of the Dean (R&D)
Adamas University
Barasat – Barrackpore Road Jagannathpur, 24 Parganas (North), Kolkata – 700 126,
West Bengal, India
E-mail: office_rd@adamasuniversity.ac.in

 

N.B. Considering the unpredictability of these present times, the University may, at its sole discretion, modify the above-stated Guidelines of entrance, vacancy list 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.

S/d
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Dean (Research & Development)
Adamas University
Kolkata 700126