PDPU Gandhinagar Phd Programme 2017

Phd Admission 2017 at PDPU Gandhinagar – Eligibility, Application Form, Important Dates and more

Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University, Gandhinagar is invites applications for full-time Phd Programmes 2017 in the following disciplines Engineering, Sciences, Management, Social Sciences and Humanities.

PDPU Gandhinagar Phd Programme 2017 Important Dates

Last date for receipt of the application form at PDPU: June 05th 2017

Announcement of the applicants eligible for the selection procedure on the website: June 13th 2017

Selection Procedure: June 23rd 2017

Announcement of the list of applicants offered the admission: July 04th 2017

Last date for paying fees: July 10th 2017

Induction programme for admitted applicants: July 24th 2017

Commencement of the term: July 24th 2017

Eligibility for PDPU Gandhinagar Phd Programme

A student seeking an admission to PhD Programme of the University is required to have minimum educational qualification as mentioned here under:

For research in an area of Engg. / Technology: Based on the aggregate of all the semesters the minimum CPI of 6.5 or the minimum 60 percent marks either at B.Tech or at M.Tech/M.E equivalent level, and M.Tech / M.E or its equivalent in appropriate area as recognized by AIU. Or

Based on the aggregate of all the semesters the Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering / Technology or equivalent in an appropriate area as recognized by AIU with a minimum CPI of 6.5 or 60 percent of marks with more than 15 years of experience in an appropriate area.

For research in an area of Sciences: Based on the aggregate of all the semesters the minimum CPI of 6.5 or the minimum 60 percent marks in M.Sc or its equivalent as recognized by AIU in appropriate area.

For research in an area of Management: Based on the aggregate of all the semesters the minimum CPI of 6.5 or the minimum 60 percent marks at a Bachelor degree and also at MBA / M.Tech / M.E / ACA / AICWA / ACS level or its equivalent as recognized by AIU in appropriate area.

For research in an area related to Liberal Studies: (English Language and Literature, Public Administration and Public Policy, Economics, Psychology, Political Science, & International Relations); or M.A with minimum 55 percent marks as aggregate of all the years or its equivalent as recognized by AIU.

Research Areas

School of Solar Energy: Thin films, Photo Voltaic, Materials for Solar Cell, High capacity Lion battery and Super capacitors, Data validation of megawatt scale Solar PV power plant, DSSC.

School of Technology: Mechanical Engineering.

Renewable Energy: Biodiesel, Wind energy, Solar hybrid technology, Solar thermal applications.

Thermal and Fluid Engineering: Water desalinization, refrigeration system, waste heat recovery, heat transfer, wall condensation, flow through porous media, multiphase transport phenomenon, turbo machines, Thermal comfort, Sustainable manufacturing, Advance refrigeration system, regeneration and combustion processes.

Design Engineering: Advanced optimization techniques, finite element analysis, condition monitoring, Experimental techniques Design, Innovation and Creativity Manufacturing and Industrial Engineering Advanced welding processes and welding metallurgy.

Elect Engg.: Power System Protection; Power electronics, Electrical machines, Image and Video Processing, Computer Vision, Embedded Systems, Electrical Power Systems, High Voltage Engineering, Power Quality.

Civil Engg.: Geotechnical Engg, Earthquake Engineering, Soil-Structure interaction, Reinforced Earth, Environmental Geotechnics, Cost Effective Green Technology in construction, Project Management, Advanced Construction Technology, Water Resources and Hydraulics.

Chemical Engineering: Biofuels, Polymer Composites and Blends, Energy and Environment (Green house gas mitigation).

Sciences: Solid State Physics, Material Science, Chemistry, Environmental Science, Atmospheric Science, Computational material science.

Mathematics: Optimization, Data assimilation and Numerical Reservoir Simulation.

School of Petroleum Technology: Petroleum Engg., Petroleum Refining, Enhanced Oil recovery, Earth Science, Geo Physics, Paleontology, Exploration Geology, Petro Physics, Geothermal Energy, Shale gas, Petro Geo Sciences, Reservoir Engg., Hydrocarbon research & Exploration.

School of Petroleum Management: Management, Marketing, HRM & Organizational Behavior, Production & Operations, Finance & Accounting, MIS.

School of Liberal Studies: English Language & Literature, Public Policy & Public Administration, Economics, Psychology, Political Science, International Relations.

Selection Procedure for Phd Admission 2017

There will be a Research Aptitude Test (RAT) common for all the eligible candidates, followed by a Discipline wise proficiency-evaluation which may be in the form of oral & written test/s as to be determined by the concerned School for the research area in its purview.

This will be followed by Discipline wise proficiency-evaluation on the same day from 01.30 Noon onward.

While appearing for the selection procedure, the candidate is required to produce a set of the self-attested photocopies of all the relevant testimonials along with the originals.

The applicants are required to ensure all ful-fillments to the eligibility requirements before appearing at the selection procedure.

Application for the admission is to be made On-line through the University website.

Fees for a single Application: Rs.2000/- (Non Refundable)

Semester Fees: Rs 50,000/- per semester (except Hostel, Mess, Transportation & alike)

Other incidental fees shall be chargeable from time to time

The second semester fees shall be collected in installment of Rs.8000/- per month during the first semester from the fellowship given to the students if any by the University; and so forth for the fees of third semester onwards

Library Deposit: Rs.5000/-

Caution Money Deposit: Rs 10000/-

Research fellowships for the Full Time applicants: Research fellowships will be made available to the few deserving students on merit basis. Up to first two years: Rs 25000/- per month as research fellowship. In the 3rd year: Rs 30000/- per month as research fellowship.

After 3rd year, the Research fellowship may continue subject to the scrutiny by the Doctoral Committee, but not beyond the fourth year.

It shall be mandatory to perform the duties as Teaching Assistant for all the full time applicants availing the fellowship.

The applicants admitted to pursue PhD on full time basis in the research areas of Sciences and areas under School of Liberal Studies may be granted the fellowships as mentioned above on merit basis provided they have a valid UGC NET / CSIR-UGC NET / SLET score at the time of the admission tests.

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