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BS Abdur Rahman University PhD Admission 2018

BS Abdur Rahman University announces PhD (Full Time / Part Time) 2018


Applications are invited by B.S. Abdur Rahman University (BSAU) Chennai for admission to Full Time and Part Time PhD Programs offered at various disciplines for the session January 2018


PhD Programs offered

Civil, Aerospace, Mechanical,Automobile, EEE, ECE, CSE, E&I, IT, Polymer, Computer Application, Management Studies, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, biotechnology, Biochemistry, Microbiology, English, Islamic Studies

Research Fellowship

Engineering: JRF Rs.15000/- and SRF Rs.18000/-

Science & Humanities: JRF Rs.10000/- and SRF Rs.12000/-



Candidates must have obtained Master’s degree of this University (ME/M.Tech/MS (By Research) or any other qualification recognized as equivalent there to in the listed departments) or;

Candidates must have obtained Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/Technology of this University or any other qualification recognized as equivalent thereto in the field of study with a minimum of 10 years of R&D experience in National Research laboratories/Public sector undertakings and with a minimum of three publications in refereed journals / two patents


Other Requirements of the Ph.D. Program:

Full-Time PhDProgram: Candidates under full time shall do research work in this University and shall be available during the working hours of curricular, co-curricular and related activities.

Candidates in employment, who want to pursue full-time studies, should be sponsored by their employer & should avail leave for the research period and should get formally relieved from their duty to join the research program

Candidates who are sponsored by the AICTE under Quality Improvement Program (QIP) for teachers of Engineering Colleges and who satisfy the eligibility conditions shall be eligible for full-time only, in the disciplines as notified in AICTE guidelines

Candidates who are selected under Fellowship programs of National or any recognized bodies and who satisfy the eligibility conditions as per the regulations are eligible for full time studies in the respective disciplines

Foreign nationals sponsored by Government of India on any exchange program and who satisfy the eligibility conditions as per the regulations, are eligible for full time study


Part-Time Ph.D. Program: Full time teaching faculty of the University. Candidates working in the projects undertaken from State / Central / Quasi Government and totally funded through the projects in this University. The principal coordinator of suchprojects shall be the supervisor if he/she is recognized.  The candidate should be employed in the project for the minimum period of research program

Part employments in different spells or in different projects are not permitted

Candidates working in industries / R&D establishments/Labs /Units of Govt./Quasi Government or any other research laboratories and sponsored by the respective employer/organization


Selection Procedure

Candidates will be selected on the basis of their performance in the entrance examination and interview conducted by the university



Candidates may purchase the application form from the Director (Admissions) of the University or download the application form from the official site. The Application Form can be downloaded from the website www.bsauniv.ac.in

The completed application along with a Demand Draft (DD) for Rs.1000/- (Rupees One Thousand only) should be submitted to "The Director (Admissions), B.S. Abdur Rahman University, Seethakathi Estate, Vandalur, Chennai-600048"

Interested candidates may view the faculty profile and facilities at the university website www.bsauniv.ac.in

For more information Visit the University website: www.bsauniv.ac.in


Important Dates


PhD Admission Advert will be released in leading newspapers: 06th September 2017


Last Date for Submission of Application: 15th November 2017


Dispatch of Applications to Respective Depts. for Scrutiny: 4th December 2017


Call Letters will be sent to the Eligible Candidates: 11th December 2017


Date of Entrance Exam and Interview: 18th December 2017


Submission of “Minutes of the department selection committee” to the office of Dean (Ac R): 20th December 2017


Vice Chancellor’s approval for the selection of Research scholars: 22nd December 2017


Publication of Results in our University website: 23rd December 2017


Admission to PhD Program for January 2018 session: 01st January 2018


B.S. Abdur Rahman University, Chennai

B.S.Abdur Rahman Institute of Science & Technology (Estd. u/s 3 of the UGC Act, 1956), (Formerly B.S.Abdur Rahman Crescent Engineering College), Seethakathi Estate, GST Road, Vandalur, Chennai-600048, Ph.: +91-44-22751347, Website www.bsauniv.ac.in


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