The Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering at the NorthCap University has offered a Ph.D. program in various avenues of Civil Engineering since 2010 and has produced 5 quality Ph. D.s who have worked in application-oriented and industry-driven areas with high-quality publications in indexed journals. Here at the department, a scholar is allowed to work in areas like Structural and Earthquake Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Geotechnical, and Construction Engineering under experienced supervision, making it one of the best colleges for a Ph.D. in Gurgaon.

At the NCU India, Teaching Fellowship in line with MHRD is also available for full-time scholars and a specially designed scheme is available for working professionals to enroll as part-time scholars. The department offers admission to the Ph.D. program during December and June every year and ensures to have good candidates through the NCU Entrance Test followed by an interview. The minimum duration of the program is 3 years for full-time & 4 years for part-time (including coursework) and the maximum period for it is 6 years, though the expected period of completion of the Ph.D. program is 5years or less.

Minimum Eligibility Criteria

Admission July 2021


A candidate seeking admission to the Ph.D. Programme must have obtained M Tech Civil Engineering degree/MSc Environmental Engineering or Sciences, with minimum 60% marks in aggregate or equivalent (with NCU, NPET) or B. Tech. degree in Civil Engineering from a Premier university or institution (IIT/NIT) and the institution within 100 NIRF ranking for the year of consideration with CGPA 8.5 or equivalent (with NCU,NPET) and GATE/UGC/CSIR score for government financial assistant (NCU,NPET exempted).


  • A Foreign National, NRI applicant, OCI Applicants will apply under the foreign candidate category.
  • Foreign National, NRI applicants, OCI Applicants with a Masters’ degree from a foreign university must apply with an equivalence certificate of AIU along with the Online Application Form along with other documents required.
  • Since the mode of instruction is English the Foreign National, NRI applicants, OCI
    Applicants need to produce English Proficiency Test Certificate.
  • Selected candidates can be considered for financial assistance of merit as per norms of

University Fellowships to selected full time Ph.D. Scholars:
University Fellow position is only meant for full time Ph.D. scholars, who wish to carry out doctoral research at NCU. Concurrent applications for admissions to the Ph.D. Programme as well as award of University Fellowship can be made. Full-time PhD students with brilliant academic record can be awarded University Fellowships of Rs.25,000/- per month. Besides this, each full time doctoral student is given a contingency grant of Rs.25,000/- per year on reimbursement basis.

Selection Criteria

In addition to the offer of Ph.D. admission, the candidate for award of Merit based University Fellowship should have M.Tech./M.Phil. or its equivalent in the relevant discipline with minimum 60% marks or equivalent grade point average in both post-graduate and under- graduate degree levels. For Scholars under M.Sc. degree, minimum requirement is either NET qualified with 8.5 CGPA and above, or NET qualified with being a gold medallist.
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Financial Assistance

Programme Fee

Programme Fee

Annual fee is Rs. 82,000/- Semester-wise fee to be paid in two equal semester wise installments of Rs. 41,000/- each at the beginning of each semester

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Contact for more query:
Dr. Vaishali Sahu

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