PhD Admission Spring Semester 2021-22 at Adamas University
Apply by 2nd January – 2022

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: 01.12.2021

Last date for receipt of complete application at office: 03.01.2022

RET Entrance Examination (Online): 15.01.2022

Interview (Offline): 20.01.2022 & 21.01.2022

Declaration of Result (Tentative): 28.01.2022

Date of Joining at Campus: 21.02.2021

Induction Program & Commencement of Classes: 25.02.2022

 

 

PhD Vacancy List : Summer Session; 2021-22 Academic Year

Sl. No

PhD Program

PhD Seat Vacancy

(UR)

Area of Specialization

1

Microbiology

04

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

2

Biochemistry

02

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

3

Biotechnology

04

Infectious diseases Environmental Biotechnology,
Nutraceuticals and its application

4

Mechanical Engineering

03

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

5

Civil Engineering

03

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

03

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

03

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

9

Mathematics

03

1. Hydrodynamics and analytical/numerical modeling of solute transport in geological formations

2. Sediment transport modeling
3. Numerical/statistical ocean modeling and forecasting
4. Ocean data analysis
5. Mathematical modelling of biosciences
6. Numerical methods in finance
7. Fuzzy set theory
8. Multi-criteria decision making
9. Optimization
10. Operations research
11. Production inventory and supply chain management
12. Matrix theory
13. Combinatorial matrix theory
14. Data mining and machine learning
15. Quantile function based statistical modeling
16. Distribution theory
17. Regression analysis
18. Abstract algebra
19. Module theory
20. Number theory
21. Topology
22. Ideal convergence
23. Functional analysis
24. Fixed point theory
25. Thermoelasticity

10

i) Physics

ii) Medical Physics & Instrumentation

03

Material Science , Condensed Matter Physics
Bio-Physics, Medical Physics & Instrumentation
Photonics/Optoelectronics

11

Chemistry

02

Nano-Science and Spectroscopy

12

Sociology

01

Sociology of Religion

13

Political Science

03

International Relations and South Asian Politics

14

Management

04

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

15

Commerce

01

Accounting, Finance, Marketing

16

Education

02

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

17

Journalism / Communication Management/ Entertainment Media

05

Advertising, Development Communication, Film Studies, Journalism, Journalism, Cultural Studies, Film Studies, Global & Indian Media

18

History

02

Environmental History; History of Science and Technology Social and Economic History; Religious History History of Religion; Epic Studies; Buddhist Studies; Legal History; Regional Archaeology.

19

English

02

Postcolonial Literature, Indian English Literature

Migration Studies, Partition Literature

Dalit Literature, Film Studies (Bengali)

Semantics, Cognitive Linguistics

Queer Studies, Comparative Literature Children’s Literature, African American Literature American Literature, African Literature Indian Classical Literature, Translation Studies

20

Bengali

02

Poetry and Katha Sahityo

21

Geography

04

Urban Climate, Fluvial Geomorphology, Social Geography

22

Computer Applications

01

Information security, database systems, compilers, software engineering, and computational theory

23

Economics

              02All relevant fields

24

Law

02

All relevant fields

WRITTEN EXAMINATION AND INTERVIEW:  

The Examination will be conducted online.

  • The Examination will start from 11:00 a.m.
  • The Examination will be of Two hours duration.
  • The Examination will test candidates’ General Research Aptitude and Core Knowledge in the relevant discipline.
  • 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 3rd January, 2022 (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 the present time, 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& conditions.

 

Date: 24th November -2021

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Dean (Research & Development)
Adamas University
Kolkata 700126