Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University Gandhinagar PhD Admission 2014

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  1. Ph.D Admission January 2014 session
    Applications are invited from eligible conditions for admission to full-time Ph.D programmes in the following disciplines

    Engineering, Sciences, Management, Social Sciences and Humanities

    A student seeking an admission to Ph.D. Programme of the University is required to have minimum educational qualification as mentioned hereunder:

    For research in an area of Engg./Technology:

    Based on the aggregate of all the semesters the minimum CPI of 6.5 or the minimum 60% marks either at B. Tech. or at M. Tech. /M.E. equivalent level, & M. Tech. /M.E. or its equivalent in appropriate area as recognized by AIU

    Based on the aggregate of all the semesters the Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering/Technology or equivalent in an appropriate area as recognized by AIU with a minimum CPI of 6.5 or 60% of marks with more than 15years of experience in an appropriate area

    For research in an area of Sciences:

    Based on the aggregate of all the semesters the minimum CPI of 6.5 or the minimum 60% marks in M.Sc. or its equivalent in appropriate area as recognized by AIU

    For research in an area of Management:

    Based on the aggregate of all the semesters the minimum CPI of 6.5 or the minimum 60% marks either at a Bachelor degree or at M.B.A./ M.Tech. /M.E./A.C.A./A.I.C.W.A./A.C.S. level equivalent level, & M.B.A./ M. Tech. /M.E./A.C.A./A.I.C.W.A./A.C.S. or its equivalent in appropriate area as recognized by AIU

    For research in an area related to Liberal Studies (English Language & Literature, Public Administration and Public Policy, Economics, Psychology, Political Science, & International Relations)

    M. A. with minimum 55% marks as aggregate of all the years or its equivalent in appropriate area as recognized by AIU

    Note: Each of the Master Degrees referred herein is to be on the basis of two year full time programme

    Research Areas:
    School of Solar Energy: Thin films, Photo Voltaic, Materials for Solar Cell, High capacity Liion battery and Super capacitors, Data validation of megawatt scale Solar PV power plant, DSSC

    School of Technology:

    Mechanical Engineering

    Thermal Engineering

    Renewable Energy: Biodiesel, Wind energy, Solar hybrid technology, Solar thermal applications

    Thermal and Fluid Engineering: Water desalinization, refrigeration system, waste heat recovery, heat transfer, wall condensation, flow through porous media, multiphase transport phenomenon, turbo-machines, Thermal comfort, Sustainable manufacturing, Advance refrigeration system, tri-generation and combustion processes

    Design Engineering

    Advanced optimization techniques, finite element analysis, condition monitoring, Experimental techniques Design, Innovation and Creativity Manufacturing Engineering Advanced welding processes and welding metallurgy

    Elect. Engg.: Power System Protection; Power electronics, Electrical machines, Image and Video Processing, Computer Vision, Embedded Systems, Electrical Power Systems, High Voltage Engineering, Power Quality

    Civil Engg.: Geotechnical Engg, Earthquake Engineering, Soil-Structure interaction, Reinforced Earth, Environmental Geotechnics, Cost Effective Green Technology in construction, Project Management, Advanced Construction Technology, Water Resources and Hydraulics

    Chemical Engineering:

    Biofuels, Polymer Composites and Blends, Energy and Environment (Green house gas mitigation)

    Sciences: Solid State Physics, Material Science, Chemistry, Environmental Science, Atmospheric Science, Computational material science

    Mathematics: Optimization, Data assimilation and Numerical Reservoir Simulation

    School of Petroleum Technology:

    Petroleum Engg., Petroleum Refining, Enhanced Oil recovery, Earth Science, Geo Physics, Paleontology, Exploration Geology, Petro Physics, Geothermal Energy, Shale gas, Petro Geo Sciences, Reservoir Engg., Hydrocarbon research & Exploration

    School of Petroleum Mgmt: Management, Marketing, HRM & Organizational Behavior, Production & Operations, Finance & Accounting, MIS

    School of Liberal Studies: English Language & Literature, Public Policy & Public Administration, Economics, Psychology, Political Science, International Relations

    Selection Procedure:
    There will be a Research Aptitude Test (RAT) common for all the eligible candidates, followed by a Discipline wise proficiency-evaluation which may be in the form of oral &/or written test/s as to be determined by the concerned School for the research area in its purview

    The above referred selection procedure will be conducted on 26th Dec 2013 starting with RAT in Block-C in the University campus from 09.30 a.m. to 11.30 a.m.

    This will be followed by Discipline wise proficiency-evaluation on the same day from 01.30 Noon onward
    While appearing for the selection procedure, the candidate is required to produce a set of the self-attested photocopies of all the relevant testimonials along with the originals

    The candidates are required to ensure all fulfillments to the eligibility requirements before appearing at the selection procedure.

    The list of the candidates selected for the admission will be announced on the website on 02nd Jan 2014
    Application for the admission is to be made On-line through the University website

    Fees for a single application: Rs.2000/-

    Last Date for application: 19th Dec 2013

    Semester Fees: Rs.45, 000/- per semester (except Hostel, Mess, Transportation & alike)

    Other incidental fees shall be chargeable from time to time

    The second semester fees shall be collected in installment of Rs.8000/- per month during the first semester from the fellowship given to the students if any by the University; and so forth for the fees of third semester onwards.

    Library Deposit Rs.5000/-

    Caution Money Deposit Rs.10,000/-

    Research fellowships for the Full Time candidates: Research fellowships will be made available to the deserving students

    Up to first two years: Rs.25, 000/- per month

    In the third year: Rs.30, 000/- per month

    It shall be mandatory to perform the duties as Teaching Assistant for all the full time candidates availing the fellowship

    The candidates admitted to pursue Ph. D. on full time basis in the research areas of Sciences and areas under School of Liberal Studies may be granted the fellowships as mentioned above on merit basis provided they have a valid UGC NET/CSIR-UGC NET/SLET score at the time of the admission tests

    For online applications, and more information on sub-areas under each discipline, admission fellowship, etc

    Please visit the website

    Last date for application: 19th December 2013

    Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University
    (Recognized by UGC)
    Gandhinagar-382007, Gujarat, Website:

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