Admission to Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) (Even Semester session 2016-17)
Creative and productive enquiry is the basic concept underlying the research work. The award of the Ph.D. Degree is in respect of high achievements, independent research and application of scientific knowledge to the solution of scientific and technical problems. The admission to Ph.D. programme (Part Time/Full Time) will be strictly as per institute rules. The admission will be done in the following departments:
1. Chemical Engineering (Ph.D. -CE)
2. Chemistry (Ph.D.-CHY)
3. Computer Science and Engineering (Ph.D.-CS)
4. Electrical & Instrumentation Engineering (Ph.D.-EIE)
5. Electronics & Communication Engineering (Ph.D.-ECE)
6. Humanities (English) (Ph.D.-ENG)
7. Food Engineering & Technology (Ph.D.-FET)
8. Management (Ph.D.-MGT)
9. Mathematics (Ph.D.–MATH)
10. Mechanical Engineering (Ph.D.-ME)
11. Physics (Ph.D.-PHY)
Eligibility : Master’s Degree in Engineering / Technology / Science / Humanities / Management with 55% marks (50% for reserved categories) in relevant disciplines (MCA degree is not eligible for Ph.D.in CSE). (i) Master’s Degree holders or a professional degree declared equivalent to the Master’s degree by the corresponding statutory regulatory body, with at least 55% marks in aggregate or its equivalent grade 'B' in the UGC 7-point scale (or an equivalent grade in a point scale wherever grading system is followed) or an equivalent degree from a foreign educational Institution accredited by an Assessment and Accreditation Agency which is approved, recognized or authorized by an authority, established or incorporated under a law in its home country or any other statutory authority in that country for the purpose of assessing, accrediting or assuring quality and standards of educational institutions. (ii) A relaxation of 5% of marks, from 55% to 50%, or an equivalent relaxation of grade, should be allowed for those belonging to SC/ST/OBC(non-creamy layer)/Differently-Abled and other categories of candidates as per the decision of the Commission from time to time, or for those who had obtained their Master's degree prior to 19th September, 1991. The eligibility marks of 55% (or an equivalent grade in a point scale wherever grading system is followed) and the relaxation of 5% to the categories mentioned above are permissible based only on the qualifying marks without including the grace mark procedures.
Admission to Ph.D. Programmes is available in following categories :
(i) Full Time (with fellowship)
(ii) Full Time (without fellowship)
(iii) Part Time
Application Fee : Process of registration shall be ONLINE only.
General & Other Categories (Boys) : Rs. 1200/-
General & Other Categories (Girls) : Rs. 800/-
SC / ST (Boys and Girls) : Rs. 600/-
Bank Charges Extra
Admission Procedure : (a) Admission to the Ph.D. programmes will be based on TWO STAGE PROCESS through: (i) An ENTRANCE TEST (SET-V) shall be QUALIFYING with qualifying marks as 50%. The syllabus of the Entrance Test shall consist of 50% of research methodology and 50% shall be subject specific. The Entrance Test shall be conducted at SLIET only; and (ii) An INTERVIEW/VIVA-VOCE wherein the candidates are required to discuss their research interest/area through a presentation before a duly constituted Department Research Committee. The interview/viva voce shall also consider the following aspects.
Examination Centre : The centre for examination will be SLIET, Longowal only.