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Candidates admitted into the Ph.D. program are required to complete pre Ph.D. course work comprising two terms over a total duration of one year. The first two semesters (first year) of the Ph.D. program is devoted to course work. Successful completion of course work would confirm the registration. Two years after successful completion of course work, the student is eligible to submit the thesis.
Candidates will be awarded a pass in Pre Ph.D. Course upon:
On successful completion of the Pre Ph.D. program, an open Seminar shall be presented by the Research Scholar wherein he is expected to defend the research proposal. The Seminar shall be presented before an Evaluation Committee consisting of 3 experts, of which at least one shall be from Jain (Deemed-to-be University) in addition to the Guides. The Committee will recommend the suitability of the candidate for registration into the Ph.D. program.
The Scholar should submit the progress report in the prescribed format to the Guide for his / her approval every 6 months. Non submission of two consecutive reports will result in cancellation of registration.
The Scholar will be required to participate in an open seminar once in 6 months as per the Calendar notified by the University, wherein he / she shall present the progress made by him/her in his/her chosen area of Research.
ain (Deemed-to-be University) places importance on quality and value when it comes to academics and is committed to providing students with knowledge and skills that are in demand, besides offering opportunities to learn a variety of new concepts and skills.
Well–equipped digital classrooms, e-library, and state-of the-art-infrastructure are offered to create a unique academic ambience. Jain (Deemed-to-be University) has a multi-disciplinary approach to provide cutting edge quality education to students and enhance discipline, integrity, and the ability to think innovatively. The University aims to create future leaders, who can be the driving force in society.
At Jain (Deemed-to-be University), students can build academic networks through seminars, conferences, University-Industry interface, study-tours, student-exchange programs, and internships that bring endless opportunities to create great career paths.
Postgraduate programs at Jain (Deemed-to-be University) offer a strong foundation for further studies. We help you develop career-specific skills and traits that are desirable in the industry.
Prior to registration, the student should furnish original certificates / documents and credentials that will be prescribed by JU from time to time.
Term one is of 8-month duration and includes:
Term Two will be for duration of 4 months, during which the candidates should complete their Dissertation. In addition, they must undertake courses in general skills related to the teaching-learning process such as:
The Ph.D. candidate is expected to secure approval of the Research topic from the Guide within one month of the start of the first term. Literature review should be completed within 4 months of the start of the first term. Synopsis should be completed within 6 months of the start of the first term.
Jain (Deemed-to-be University) encourages research in Pure and Applied Sciences in contemporary areas of interest, research studies linked to research problems in industry, inter-disciplinary research and research in emerging areas. The research is undertaken by full time faculty attached to various Departments and Centers of the University, as well as research scholars enrolled with the University. The extensive facilities created in the University are put to maximum use. Where needed, scholars permitted to use exclusive facilities available with Institutions like the Indian Institute of Science, Indian Institute of Management, National Aeronautical Laboratory, Institute of Astrophysics etc. Scholars are challenged to take up research in innovative areas, which impact human life and also to contribute to existing body of knowledge. A number of projects are funded by Government and Private sector entities.
Research interests of the University are currently in the following areas. Jain (Deemed-to-be University) constantly seeks to evolve new lines of research inquiry with a view to contributing significantly to the body of scientific knowledge in pure and applied sciences.
The Ph.D. Program in Pure and Applied Sciences is offered by the following Departments/Centers of the University:
Biochemistry, Bioinfomatics, Biophysics, Botany, Biotechnology, Zoology, Microbiology, Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics and Psychology, Computer Science & Information Technology, Electronicsand Forensic Science.
The Research and Development focus of Jain (Deemed-to-be University) in the fields of Engineering Science and Technology is on areas related to current needs of industry sectors and verticals, emerging areas, cross-disciplinary research studies and innovative themes. Industry sectors and verticals include Information Technology, Material Science, Energy, Nano-technology related to environment, Chemical Engineering and Material Science. The research is undertaken by full time faculty attached to various Departments and Centers of the University, as well as research scholars enrolled with the University. The extensive facilities created in the University are used by scholars. Where needed, scholars are permitted to use exclusive facilities available with Institutions like the Indian Institute of Science, Indian Institute of Management, National Aeronautical Laboratory, Institute of Astrophysics etc.
Research interests of the University are currently in the following areas. Jain (Deemed-to-be University) constantly seeks to evolve new lines of research inquiry with a view to contributing significantly to the body of scientific knowledge in Engineering Sciences and Technology.
The Ph.D. Program in Engineering Sciences & Technology is offered by the following Departments / Centers of the University:
School of Engineering and Technology (Departments of Mechanical Engineering, Electronics Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Civil Engineering and Computer Science & Engineering), Center for Emerging Technologies (in varied areas), Center for Disaster Mitigation (Fire Engineering and Earthquake Engineering), Center for Nanobiosciences and the International Institute of Aerospace Engineering and Management.
Research is pursued in the faculties of Humanities and Social Sciences and Languages with the firm belief that humanities contributes significantly towards shaping the future and towards enhancing cultural memory. They help to mediate between cultures; they reflect and offer guidance on human values essential for the orderly development of society. The ability of the humanities to discover commonalities in diversity is very important in today’s world considering the manifold opinions and viewpoints which exist. The humanities are - more than any other research area – characterized by a plurality of methods and a broad spectrum of disciplines and research objectives.
Research interests of the University are currently in the following areas. Jain (Deemed-to-be University) constantly seeks to evolve new lines of research inquiry with a view to contributing significantly to the repository of knowledge in Humanities, Social Sciences and Languages.
The Ph.D. Programs in Faculties of Humanities & Social Sciences and Languages are offered by the following Departments / Centers of the University:
History, Music, Dance, Mass Communication, Visual Arts, Economics, Kannada, Cultural Studies, Political Science, Public Administration / Public Governance and the Center for Research in Social Science and Education.
The Ph.D. programs in Commerce and Management are offered by the Faculties of Management and Commerce and the Chenraj Roychand Center for Entrepreneurship (CRCE), Jain (Deemed-to-be University).
Research in Commerce and Management focuses on emerging trends, paradigms and business practices. Research initiatives of the University are currently in Retail Marketing, Microfinance and Entrepreneurship. The university is always open to scholars pursuing research on other emerging themes.
Scholars’ registering for Ph.D. Programs at Jain (Deemed-to-be University) are encouraged to pursue research studies cutting across Faculties / disciplines e.g. Engineering and Management or even across departments within the same faculty e.g. Biosciences and Information Technology.
A few research scholarship are available for selected meritorious candidates who are not currently employed and are willing to take up a Research / Teaching Assistantship.
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Holding a recognized Ph.D. Degree can aid access to greater employment opportunities as potential employers will be familiar with your academic qualifications. Career options include, for example, within academia (University lecturer), industry (development researcher) and the public sector (consultant).