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Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University PhD Admissions 2017

PDPU Gandhinagar announces PhD Admissions 2017

Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University (PDPU), Gandhinagar invited from the eligible candidates for admission to full-time PhD Programmes in the following disciplines Engineering, Sciences, Management, Social Sciences and Humanities

A bright opportunity for advanced studies and research under the guidance of competent Academic and Professional experts, with state of the art research facilities

Research Areas

School of Technology (Solar Energy): Compound semiconductor thin films materials and silicon for high-efficiency homo and heterojunction Photovoltaic Solar Cell. High Energy density Li ion battery and Super capacitors, DSSC, Solid state DSSC based on perovskite, Organic Solar Cells, Fuel Cell and efficient water splitting for hydrogen generation using solar radiation

Mechanical Eng (Renewable Energy): Biodiesel, Wind energy, Solar hybrid technology, Solar thermal applications, marine renewable energy

Thermal/Fluid Eng.: Water desalinization, refrigeration system, waste heat recovery, Thermal comfort, sustainable manufacturing, Advance refrigeration system, tri-generation

Design Eng.: Finite Element Analysis, Additive Manufacturing/Rapid Prototyping, Bio printing, Drug manufacturing using Rapid Prototyping, Innovative and creative materials for rapid prototyping processes, Composite materials, and computational mechanics of materials

Project Mgt.: Theory & Practice; Modelling & Analysis of Industrial Engg. Systems

Entrepreneurship: Micro Small & Medium Enterprise; Entrepreneurship; Innovation

Elect. Engg.: Power System Protection; Power electronics, Electrical machines, Electrical Power Systems, High Voltage Engineering, Power Quality, Control Systems

Civil Eng.: Geotechnical Engg, Earthquake Engineering, Soil-Structure interaction, Reinforced Earth, Environmental Geotechnics, Cost Effective Green Technology

Computer Engg.: Image Processing, Data Mining, Multimedia Computing, Data Security, Parallel and Distributed Computing, Remote Sensing with GIS, Algorithms, Information Security and Privacy, Cryptography, Security in Remote User Authentication, Cloud Computing, Internet of Things, Intelligent Transportation Systems, Wireless Adhoc and Sensor Networks, Vehicular Adhoc Networks

Information & Communication Technology: Application of Speech Enhancement Techniques in Digital Hearing Aids and Communication Devices, IoT, Microwave Devices, Microstrip Antenna

PDPU PhD Admission 2017 Eligibility Criteria

A student seeking an admission to Ph.D. Programme of the University is required to have minimum educational qualification as mentioned hereunder. Each of the Master Degrees referred therein is to be on the basis of minimum two year program:

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% marks either at B.Tech or at M.Tech/M.E equivalent level, & 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% 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% marks in M.Sc or its equivalent as recognized by AIU in appropriate area

For research in an area of Mgmt.: Based on the aggregate of all the semesters the minimum CPI of 6.5 or the minimum 60% 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 & Literature, Public Administration and Public Policy, Economics, Psychology, Political Science, & International Relations); or M.A with minimum 55% marks as aggregate of all the years or its equivalent as recognized by AIU

Selection Procedure

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 &/or written test/s as to be determined by the concerned School for the research area in its purview

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 candidates are required to ensure all fulfillments to the eligibility requirements before appearing at the selection procedure

Semester Fees for the Program

Non-Refundable Fees:

For Part Time Students: Rs 50,000/- per semester

For Full Time students: Rs 25,000/- per semester as Tuition fees

Refundable Fees

For Library Deposit - Rs 5000/-

For Caution Money Deposit - Rs 10,000/-

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

Research Fellowships for the Full Time Candidates: Research fellowships will be made available to the few deserving students on merit basis

a) Up to first two years: Rs 25,000/- per month as research fellowship

b) In the third year: Rs 30,000/- per month as research fellowship

PDPU PhD Admission 2017 How to Apply

Candidates may apply by sending the duly filled in application form (available at Schools' website www.pdpu.ac.in along with the payment of the application fee of Rs.2000/- (non-refundable)

The application fee can be paid via a demand draft drawn in favour of Director General, PanditDeendayal Petroleum University, Raisan, Gandhinagar-382007

For prescribed application form and more information on sub-areas under each discipline, etc., please visit the website www.pdpu.ac.in

PDPU Gandhinagar PhD Admission 2017 Important Dates

Last Date for Receipt of the Application Form at PDPU 05th June 2017

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

Date of Selection Procedure RAT: 23rd June 2017 (Reporting time 10.30 am)

Announcement of the list of candidates offered the admission 04th July 2017

Last Date for paying fees 10th July 2017

Induction programme for admitted candidates 24th July 2017

Commencement of the term 24th July 2017

PDPU, Gandhinagar

Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University (PDPU), Gandhinagarh (Recognized by UGC), Raisan, Gandhinagar-382007 (Gujarat), Website www.pdpu.ac.in

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