Gandhinagar: Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University, Gandhinagar has invited applications from eligible candidates for Doctoral Programmes under various steams. The last date for submission of the application in the prescribed form is 22 May 2017.
The various research areas are available are as followed: Solar Energy, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Sciences, Interdisciplinary Areas, Mathematics, Computer Engineering, Information & Communication Technology, English Language & Literature, Public Policy & Public Administration, Psychology, Political Science and International Relations, Mass Communication/Media Studies & Commerce, and Economics.
Financial Assistance: The University offers financial assistance from its own resources as per its availability in the name of fellowship, who would qualify as per the norms specified below on merit basis as follows: up to first two years: Rs.25,000/- per month as research fellowship; in the third year; Rs.30,000/- per month as research fellowship. A financial assistance in the form of a Teaching Assistanceship on merit basis is also available for the students who would not be receiving above referred financial assistance: Rs 10,000/- per month.
Eligibility Conditions: A student seeking an admission to PhD 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 programme.
For research in an area of Engineering/Technology
MTech/ME or its equivalent as recognized by UGC /AICTE in appropriate area.
For research in an interdisciplinary areas like Petroleum Engg., Solar Engg., Nuclear Engg., and Environmental study
MTech/ME/MSc/MSc (Tech) or its equivalent as recognized by UGC/AICTE in appropriate area.
For research in an area of Sciences
Sc. degree or its equivalent as recognized by UGC in appropriate area.
For research in an area of Management
M.B.A./M. Tech./M.E./A.C.A./A.I.C.W.A./A.C.S. level or its equivalent as recognized by UGC/AICTE in appropriate area.
For research in an area related to Liberal Studies
Master’s degree or its equivalent as recognized by UGC in appropriate area.
Master’s or a professional degree equivalent to it by the corresponding statutory regulatory body with 55% marks in aggregate or its equivalent grade ‘B’ in UGC 7 point scale, (or an equivalent grade in a different point scale) or an equivalent degree from a foreign educational institution accredited by an approved Assessment & Accreditation Agency. Relaxation of 5% of marks, from 55% to 50%, or an equivalent relaxation of grade, may be allowed for those belonging to SC/ST/OBC(non-creamy layer)/differently-abled candidates & other categories of candidates as per the decisions of the commission from time to time.
For details on eligibility conditions, how to apply and other details, the candidates should refer PhD admission page, uploaded on the official website of