Doctor Of Philosophy (PhD) By Research
The Doctoral candidate by research is supervised by an academic staff (or a panel of supervisors) from the faculty. The directed research work will focus on a particular subject that introduces candidate to the processes by which new knowledge is developed or/and applied accordingly. The specific topic of investigation will be agreed upon by the supervisor (or panel of supervisors) and the candidate. The academic progress of a candidate is assessed through a research Progress Report submitted at the end of each semester. The degree is awarded based on an oral examination (viva-voce) of the thesis submitted by the candidate on completion of the study. Candidates intending to study by research may submit their application for admission throughout the year. 
 
Duration
4 –16 semesters (2–8 years)
 
Registration Mode
Full Time/Part Time
 
MODE OF REGISTRATION
FULL TIME (YEARS)
PART TIME (YEARS)
Duration 
1.5 - 3 
3 - 5
 
Programme Structure
COMPONENTS
SUBJECTS
CREDIT HOURS
  Compulsory Subject   Research Methodology
3
  Elective Subjects (choose one)   Entrepreneurship
3
  Engineering & Technology Management
3
  Project Management
3
  Quality Systems Management
3
    Thesis
84
 
Total Credit hours  
90