Best Ph.D. Programs in Gurgaon | The NorthCap University


Applications are invited for admission to the following Ph.D. Programme as per UGC (Minimum Standards and Procedures for Awards of Ph.D. Degree) Regulations, 2022 notified in the Gazette of India dated 07/11/2022.

Ph.D. Program

Pursuing a doctoral degree is a significant academic and professional undertaking, and the "best" field of study depends on your interests, career goals, and the areas where you excel. A Doctoral degree from NCU is seen as the most coveted for a student as it is recognized as the top Private University in North India. The candidate is expected to have the motivation and rigour to produce original research in the chosen thrust area of research and publish at least two research papers in peer-reviewed Scopus or Web of Science-indexed journals. The progress is evaluated every six months. At the end of the research work carried out, the scholar is required to successfully defend the Ph.D. thesis before the examiners, one of which will be from outside India.

Best Practices

  • Highly quality research program at par with international benchmarks.
  • Faculty Supervisors at NCU have graduated from reputed National Institutes and have rich research experience.
  • IBM and AWS certified Faculty supervisors in Big Data and cloud computing domain, respectively
  • Multidisciplinary research work in collaboration with other departments
  • Compliance with UGC requirements including coursework.
  • Free digital access to many research journals.
  • Support for filing and Publishing Patents.


  • More then 110 scholars from NCU have been awarded a Ph.D. degree, and 190 are currently pursuing their Ph.D. at NCU.
  • Centre of Excellence in Data Science and Cybersecurity with industry partnership
  • State-of-art infrastructure with high end research labs such as iMac lab, AR/VR lab, High-performance computing lab, Daikin Centre of Excellence, Mitsubishi Centre of Excellence, NavIC lab (in collaboration with ISRO), etc.
  • Research Fellowship upto Rs. 35,000 p.m. for bright full-time Ph.D. scholars for 4 years and contingency grant of Rs 25,000 p.a. for all full-time Ph.D. scholars throughout the program.



Rolling Advertisement

The candidates who have (a) valid GATE/NET/JRF/SLET score and / or (b) working professionals (Persons employed in industry / Govt. /Autonomous bodies / public sector undertakings are considered as working professionals) are allowed to apply to the Ph.D. Program all throughout the year either online at or contact PhD cell directly.


  1. The annual tuition fee is Rs. 1,00,000/-; The fees can be paid in two equal instalments (Rs. 50,000/-) before the beginning of each semester. The annual tuition fee For Foreign Nationals, NRI and OCI is Rs. 1, 25,000/- or equivalent foreign exchange.
  2. A one-time sum of Rs. 10,000/- as caution money will be charged. The amount is interest free and will be refunded to the student at the time of withdrawal or at end of their Programme, whichever is applicable, after deduction of dues, if any.
  3. A one-time Alumni Association fee of Rs. 1,000/- and Youth Red Cross Fund of Rs 80/- for all programs is payable by all students.


Admission for Ph.D. Programme will be done twice every year, normally during June and December for pre-determined intake under each School/dept.

  1. 1. Fill the Online Application Form (apply online offline by downloading the form from
  2. Pay the application fee i.e. INR 1100 /-
  3. Attach/upload educational documents, photo and signature.
  4. Entrance test on scheduled date and time followed by interview on the same day for the valid applications. Candidates who have a valid score in GATE, NET, JRF or SLET shall be exempted from the entrance test.

Important Dates

(For admissions in Ph.D. for July 2024 admissions)

S.No. Title Date
1. Last date for submission of fully filled application forms and application fee 15 June 2024 (Saturday)
2. Entrance Test (NPET) and Interview 29 June 2024 (Saturday)
3. Declaration of Result 2 July 2024 (Tuesday)
4. Fellowship Interviews (Tentative) 3 July 2024 (Wednesday)
5. Last date for document verification and fees deposition 8 July 2024 (Monday)
6. Course Registration dates (To be done online on the ERP portal) 24 July 2024 (Wednesday) to 25 July 2024 (Thursday)
7. Commencement of coursework classes 29 July 2024 (Monday)

Contact Details:

a) For department specific queries contact the following Department Ph.D. coordinators:

S.No. Department/School Discipline Name of Ph.D. Coordinator Email Address Mobile Number
1. MULTIDISCIPLINARY ENGINEERING (MDE) Mechanical Engineering Dr. Akanksha Mathur 9990987173
2. Civil and Environmental Engineering Dr. Vaishali Sahu 9650129730
3. Electrical, Electronics and Communication Engineering Dr. Mona Aggarwal 8826933990
5. APPLIED SCIENCES Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics Dr. Chetna Tyagi 9911429599
6. CENTRE FOR LANGUAGES LEARNING English Dr. Chetna Karnani 9811738101
7. MANAGEMENT AND COMMERCE Dr. Deergha Sharma 9650416161
8. PSYCHOLOGY Dr. Samiksha Jain Jain 8527339463
9. SCHOOL OF LAW (SOL) Dr. Tapobrata Pakrashi 9953458706

b) For general queries related to Ph.D. admissions contact the following:

Prof. Nitin Malik
(RDIL & Ph.D. Programme)
Mobile: 8010529215

c) Contact PhD cell for more information

Ms. Gauri Chadha
Ph.D. Cell, NCU
Phone: +91124 2365811/12/13, Mobile: 9971849884

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