Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)


Selection Process: 

Application > Entrance Test > Interview > admission

Ph.D. Course Work:

Candidates admitted into the PhD programme are required to complete PhD course work comprising two terms over a total duration of one academic year.

Faculties offering Ph.D. programme in JAIN:

  • Faculty of Commerce
  • Faculty of Management
  • Faculty of Engineering & Technology
  • Faculty of Basic & Applied Sciences
  • Faculty of Art, Humanities & Social Sciences
  • Faculty of Creativity and Design

Course Commencement : Aug 2024

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Curriculum Structure

Coursework - Mandatory and its as per UGC norms arch

  • Research Methodology & Research Publications & Ethics - CRTA
  • Core Paper – Department Specific
  • Specialisation Paper 1 – Guide Paper
  • Specialisation Paper 2 – Guide Paper
  • Skill Development Programme
  • Presentation of Synopsis & Review of Literature

Subsequent Research Process

  • Teaching /Industrial Assignments
  • Bi - Annual presentation & review of progress work by DRC – Half yearly report submission
  • Publications/Conferences
  • Pre-submission colloquium
  • Plagiarism check and Thesis submission
  • Thesis Evaluation
  • Viva voce – Open defence
Credits : 15

Maximum Marks: 100 ( 50 Internal Assessment and 50 Coursework exam)

An aggregate of 55% marks and a minimum of 50% marks in each subject are required to clear the course work examination.

Course Highlights

Prior to registration, the student should furnish original certificates / documents and credentials that will be prescribed by JU from time to time.

Admission Procedure
  • Eligible candidates will be required to take up Ph.D. Entrance examination comprising an Aptitude Test, a Subject Paper and an Interview
  • Eligible candidates will be required to take up Ph.D. Entrance examination comprising an Aptitude Test, a Subject Paper and an Interview
  • Application Amount - INR 1500
Career Enhancement Programs

Professional world values individuals with research skills that are crucial to effectively gather and analyze information, solve complex problems, and provide evidence-based recommendations.  Research skills are obligatory to career advancement due to its direct correlation with one’s ability to gain insight and inspire action for our researchers. It is also important for a researcher in academic field to stay current with advancements in their field, positioning themselves as knowledgeable and competent experts.

In this context, Centre for Researcher Training and Administration (CRTA) of JAIN (Deemed-to-be University) provides learning opportunities for our research scholars and guides to interact with renowned professional experts in relevant capacity building domains that includes research training programmes, workshops, guest lecture etc. time to time in the University to scale up the confidence of research scholars and motivate them to perceive their research more rigorously.

Career Outcomes

Scholars after completing their Ph.D.s are open to a world of opportunities in research-based roles.

 The following profiles are generally opted depending up on the area of research specialization:

  • Academia (Teaching /and Research)
  • Management consultancy, finance or aeronautics
  • Medical research centers
  • Analyst in chemical research centers and laboratories
  • Publishing, event management and digital marketing
  • Pharmaceuticals, genomics or clinical care
  • Accountancy, data science or consultancy
  • Content production, editorial
  • Social work, public health, epidemiology
  • Science writing
  • Industrial R&D Lab professionals
  • As an entrepreneur