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Introduction

We are one of the most reputed Universities in Haryana with Ph.D Programme. Academic research is a vital component of any university. Keeping this in mind, NCU pursues its Doctor of Philosophy Programme with vigor and seriousness that it deserves. With a Central Research Facility and many specialized laboratories, this research Programme is established very well in NCU with the latest research topics. This is also supported by lot of publications in web of Science, Scopus and other reputed unpaid journals. At present, fifty PhD scholars have been awarded their doctoral degrees and other 119 students are pursuing PhD in Engineering, School of Law and School of Management. Ph.D in NCU is offered in both full time and part time mode.

This is governed by the Rules and Regulations of the Doctor of Philosophy Programme.

Admission

The admission into the Doctor of Philosophy Programme is done twice in a year, i.e., in November- December and in June-July by holding an admission test followed by personal interview. NET/GATE/JRF/SLET qualified students are exempt from admission test. PhD is offered in school of Engineering and Technology (engineering, physics, chemistry, math, and English), School of Management (SOM) for PhD in Management, and School of Law (SOL). Preference is given to outstanding students, who have qualified for the Doctor of Philosophy Program through any National Level Test like CSIR-UGC NET or GATE.
A candidate can apply online or offline. For applying offline the candidate can download the application form from the website of NCU or can obtain it from the University campus up to the last date for submission of forms specified in the Admission Notice.
Details can be checked in Ph.D. admission brochure for broad area in which a candidate can apply and NPET topics.
Please go to Admission page in the university website for details and more information on PhD in Gurugram.

Fellowships & Contingency

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.

School of Engineering and Technology

Branch & Seats APS CSE CIVIL EECE ME ENGLISH Total
25 12 5 13 8 3 66

Minimum Eligibility Criteria

A candidate seeking admission to the PhD Programme under School of Engineering and Technology (SOET) of NCU must have obtained:

1- M Tech (Engineering) degree with minimum 60 % marks in aggregate or equivalent (with NCU, NPET).

2- Science/Humanities, M.Sc. (Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics)/MA (English, Mathematics) degree with minimum 60% in aggregate or Equivalent, with NET/GATE/JRF/SLET qualified for financial assistance by the government (NCU,NPET exempted) or 67.5% with (NCU,NPET).

3- B. Tech. degree 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).

 

The minimum eligibility criteria indicated above for each Programme is only an enabling clause. The concerned Doctoral Research Committee (DRC) may fix higher criteria at the time of short-listing keeping in view the number of candidates, number of seats and minimum academic / professional background expected to cope with the Programme etc.

Candidates in the final year of their Master’s Programme, who expect to complete all their qualifying degree requirements before the date of registration for the first semester of their Ph.D. Programme at NCU can apply for admission. For short-listing purposes, their performance till the preceding semester (or preceding year, if in case their Programme is year based) would be considered, but the admission would be subject to their meeting the minimum eligibility criteria after their final qualifying examination results are announced. In such cases, a letter from HoD of their current institution, certifying candidate’s Master’s Thesis submission is required at the time of Ph.D. admission. However, if the student fails in the qualifying examination or fails to produce the degree/provisional certificate/mark sheet within 3 months of the commencement of the 1st semester, his/her admission and registration to the Ph.D. Programme will be automatically cancelled with no refund of the semester fees.

Candidates who do not have valid score in national tests like GATE, UGC-NET and SLET will have to appear in Entrance Test named ‘NCU Ph. D. Entrance Test’ (NPET) and will have the following weightage of various components for admission: NPET marks 50% , Qualifying degree marks – 30%, and Interview –20%. Candidates who have valid score in the above National tests shall be exempted from NPET. The following weightage shall be assigned to various components for the admission: NPET marks 50%, qualifying degree marks – 30%, and Interview –20%
The entrance test NPET will be of two hours duration and will be an Objective type test. Entrance Test ‘NPET’ will be held from 10:00 AM to 12 noon on the date specified by the University. For broad syllabus refer Ph.D. Brochure 2020-21. The NPET will be conducted centrally by Controller of Examination (COE) at NCU Campus. Room No. for NPET will be informed through University website / e-mail. After the NPET written test, interview will be conducted (by respective Departments/Schools) on the same day at NCU 1:00 PM onwards. Rooms for interviews will be announced at the appropriate time.

Selection of the Research Fellows shall be done from amongst scholars who have qualified for admission, by the Fellowships Selection Committee.
In case of candidates from partnering institutions/industries, applications may be considered by the VC/BDR throughout the year, subject to the scrutiny for eligibility upon request by partnering institute.

Duration

Full Time/ Part Time Minimum duration of the programme Maximum duration of the

programme

M. Tech/M. Phil./M.Sc./

M.A(English) Entry

FT 3 Years 6 Years
PT 4 Years 6 Years
B. Tech. Entry FT 4 Years 6 Years
PT 5 Years 6 Years

Notes

Minimum and Maximum duration includes Course work

Relaxation of upto 2years maximum duration can be provided for women under special circumstances and differently-abled candidates.

Programme Fee

Annual fee is Rs. 80,000/- Semester-wise fee to be paid in two equal semester wise installments of Rs. 40,000/- each at the beginning of each semester

Contact Details

for SOET Admission related queries

APS CSE CIVIL EECE ME ENGLISH
Dr Sanjay Yadav-

9818767542

Dr Ambika Devi – 9560916060

Ms Priyanka Vashisht –

7011922866

 

Dr Vaishali Sahu – 9650129730 Dr Anjali Garg – 9871370985 Dr Akanksha Mathur –

9990987173

 

Dr Divyabha – 9811738101

School of Management

Seats – 10

Minimum Eligibility Criteria

A candidate seeking admission to the Ph.D. Programme under School of Management (SOM) of NCU must have obtained Post-graduation in any branch of Engineering, Management, Economics, Commerce, Operations Research or other relevant disciplines subject to approval of School of Management with min. 60% marks in aggregate or equivalent.

The minimum eligibility criteria indicated above for each Programme is only an enabling clause. The concerned Doctoral Research Committee (DRC) may fix higher criteria at the time of short-listing keeping in view the number of candidates, number of seats and minimum academic / professional background expected to cope with the Programme etc.

Candidates in the final year of their Master’s Programme, who expect to complete all their qualifying degree requirements before the date of registration for the first semester of their Ph.D. Programme at NCU can apply for admission. For short-listing purposes, their performance till the preceding semester (or preceding year, if in case their Programme is year based) would be considered, but the admission would be subject to their meeting the minimum eligibility criteria after their final qualifying examination results are announced. In such cases, a letter from HoD of their current institution, certifying candidate’s Master’s Thesis submission is required at the time of Ph.D. admission. However, if the student fails in the qualifying examination or fails to produce the degree/provisional certificate/mark sheet within 3 months of the commencement of the 1st semester, his/her admission and registration to the Ph.D. Programme will be automatically cancelled with no refund of the semester fees.

Candidates who do not have valid score in national tests like GATE, UGC-NET and SLET will have to appear in Entrance Test named ‘NCU Ph. D. Entrance Test’ (NPET) and will have the following weightage of various components for admission: NPET marks 50% , Qualifying degree marks – 30%, and Interview –20%. Candidates who have valid score in the above National tests shall be exempted from NPET. The following weightage shall be assigned to various components for the admission: NPET marks 50%, qualifying degree marks – 30%, and Interview –20%
The entrance test NPET will be of two hours duration and will be an Objective type test. Entrance Test ‘NPET’ will be held from 10:00 AM to 12 noon on the date specified by the University. For broad syllabus refer Ph.D. Brochure 2020-21. The NPET will be conducted centrally by Controller of Examination (COE) at NCU Campus. Room No. for NPET will be informed through University website / e-mail. After the NPET written test, interview will be conducted (by respective Departments/Schools) on the same day at NCU 1:00 PM onwards. Rooms for interviews will be announced at the appropriate time.

Selection of the Research Fellows shall be done from amongst scholars who have qualified for admission, by the Fellowships Selection Committee.
In case of candidates from partnering institutions/industries, applications may be considered by the VC/BDR throughout the year, subject to the scrutiny for eligibility upon request by partnering institute.

Duration

Full Time / Part Time Minimum duration of the programme Maximum duration of the programme
Full Time Minimum 3 years 6 Years
Part Time Minimum 4 years 6 Years

Notes

Minimum and Maximum duration includes Course work

Relaxation of upto 2years maximum duration can be provided for women under special circumstances and differently-abled candidates.

Programme Fee

Annual fee is Rs. 80,000/- Semester-wise fee to be paid in two equal semester wise installments of Rs. 40,000/- each at the beginning of each semester

Contact Details

for School of Management Admission related queries : Dr. Deergha Sharma – 9650416161

School of Law

Seats – 0

Minimum Eligibility Criteria

A candidate seeking admission to the PhD Programme under School of Law (SOL) of NCU must have obtained:

1- Master’s Degree in Law from a recognized University with not less than 55% marks or its equivalent

2- Master’s Degree in any discipline from a recognized University with not less than 55% marks or its equivalent; provided that candidates with qualifications in social sciences, humanities and sciences may be admitted to the Programme if the research they wish to pursue interfaces with the discipline of law with a special focus on Public Policy or Law

3- Judge of any State High Court in India with three years’ experience or Judge of Supreme Court of India.

The minimum eligibility criteria indicated above for each Programme is only an enabling clause. The concerned Doctoral Research Committee (DRC) may fix higher criteria at the time of short-listing keeping in view the number of candidates, number of seats and minimum academic / professional background expected to cope with the Programme etc.

Candidates in the final year of their Master’s Programme, who expect to complete all their qualifying degree requirements before the date of registration for the first semester of their Ph.D. Programme at NCU can apply for admission. For short-listing purposes, their performance till the preceding semester (or preceding year, if in case their Programme is year based) would be considered, but the admission would be subject to their meeting the minimum eligibility criteria after their final qualifying examination results are announced. In such cases, a letter from HoD of their current institution, certifying candidate’s Master’s Thesis submission is required at the time of Ph.D. admission. However, if the student fails in the qualifying examination or fails to produce the degree/provisional certificate/mark sheet within 3 months of the commencement of the 1st semester, his/her admission and registration to the Ph.D. Programme will be automatically cancelled with no refund of the semester fees.

Candidates who do not have valid score in national tests like GATE, UGC-NET and SLET will have to appear in Entrance Test named ‘NCU Ph. D. Entrance Test’ (NPET) and will have the following weightage of various components for admission: NPET marks 50% , Qualifying degree marks – 30%, and Interview –20%. Candidates who have valid score in the above National tests shall be exempted from NPET. The following weightage shall be assigned to various components for the admission: NPET marks 50%, qualifying degree marks – 30%, and Interview –20%
The entrance test NPET will be of two hours duration and will be an Objective type test. Entrance Test ‘NPET’ will be held from 10:00 AM to 12 noon on the date specified by the University. For broad syllabus refer Ph.D. Brochure 2020-21. The NPET will be conducted centrally by Controller of Examination (COE) at NCU Campus. Room No. for NPET will be informed through University website / e-mail. After the NPET written test, interview will be conducted (by respective Departments/Schools) on the same day at NCU 1:00 PM onwards. Rooms for interviews will be announced at the appropriate time.

Selection of the Research Fellows shall be done from amongst scholars who have qualified for admission, by the Fellowships Selection Committee.
In case of candidates from partnering institutions/industries, applications may be considered by the VC/BDR throughout the year, subject to the scrutiny for eligibility upon request by partnering institute.

Duration

Full Time / Part Time

Minimum duration of the programme

Maximum duration of the programme

Full Time

Minimum 3 years

6 Years

Part Time

Minimum 4 years

6 Years

Notes

Minimum and Maximum duration includes Course work

Relaxation of upto 2years maximum duration can be provided for women under special circumstances and differently-abled candidates.

Programme Fee

Annual fee is Rs. 80,000/- Semester-wise fee to be paid in two equal semester wise installments of Rs. 40,000/- each at the beginning of each semester

Contact Details

for School of Law Admission related queries – Dr Tapobrata Prakashi – 9953458706

Ph.D. (All Branches)

For all Ph.D. Admission related queries

Help line number +91 8448495100
Email: admissions@ncuindia.edu

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