Candidates interested in Engineering, Business, Humanities & Social Sciences, Pure Sciences, Computer Sciences and Interdisciplinary Studies shall apply online.

Doctoral programs in Engineering at Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham is committed to educating scholars to lead in their fields of research on the complex engineering and technological issues that are encountered in an increasingly competitive and challenging technological arena. The Amrita Schools of Engineering are accredited with the highest rating of 'A' by NAAC, the National Accreditation and Assessment Council of India.

Outstanding students aspiring for careers in engineering, from across the country and abroad can enroll for PhD in any the three Schools located at Coimbatore, Amritapuri and Bangalore.

  • Candidates interested in Engineering shall apply online.
  • Candidates interested in pursuing PhD in Sustainable Development shall apply here.



  • Date of Entrance Examination
    December 7

Research Highlights

100 +
Patents Filed
60 +
Centers of
12000 +
180 +
$100m +
200 +
800 +

Research Thematic Areas in Engineering at Amrita

  • Aerospace Technology
  • Artificial Intelligence and Data Science
  • Automotive Engineering
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Communication Engineering
  • Construction and Structural Engineering
  • Cyber physical systems and IoT
  • Cyber Security
  • Disaster and Water Management
  • Embedded Systems
  • Materials Science and Metallurgical Engineering
  • Nanotechnology
  • Power Systems
  • Renewable Energy Technologies
  • Signal and Image processing
  • Smart Manufacturing
  • Supply Chain and Logistics
  • Sustainable Development
  • Transportation Engineering
  • VLSI Design
  • Wireless sensor networks
  • And many more interdisciplinary research areas

Eligibility for Admission

Full Time PhD

Applicants holding a Master’s degree are eligible to apply for admission. Examples of Master’s degree include: ME, M. Tech., M. Sc., MCA, MS by Research and MPhil

All applicants are expected to have strong academic records.



Part Time PhD

Applicants who have a full-time appointment at Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham or at another academic/ R&D organization are eligible to apply for part-time admission. Other eligibility requirements of such applicants are same as full time applicants. Part Time students are permitted to proceed at a slower pace in completing their doctoral requirements.

Integrated PhD

Exceptional students pursuing a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree at Amrita will be allowed to apply for the Integrated Ph.D. program subject to the requirement that he or she completes all the requirements of the Bachelor’s or Master’s degree prior to ‘advancement to candidacy’

Dual Degree PhD

Exceptional students who satisfy the eligibility requirements of Amrita and that of Amrita’s International Partner University (IPU), as stated in the Dual PhD. MoU signed between Amrita and the IPU, are eligible for admission to the Dual PhD program.


Funded Scholarships

At Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham over 200+ Scholarships are open under

  • Chancellor’s Scholarship
  • Dean’s Fellowship
  • International Scholarships
  • Industry Sponsored Scholarships
  • Research and Teaching Assistant Scholarships


Full Time

  • Candidates with Fellowships from national institutions like UGC NET and CSIR
  • Candidates working in Research Centre / Funded Project
  • Candidates with International Scholarships
  • Candidates with Fellowships/ Scholarships from Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham
  • Self Funded Research Scholars

Part Time

  • Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham Research and Teaching Assistants
  • Sponsored candidates from Governmental, Semi Governmental and recognized Private Institutions

Thrust Areas of Research at Various Amrita Campuses


  • Computer Science and Engineering
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Electronics and Communication Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Aerospace Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Cyber Security


  • Computer Science and Engineering
  • Cyber Security Systems and Networks
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Electronics and Communication Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Earth Sciences
  • Sustainable Development


  • Computer Science and Engineering
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Electronics and Communication Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering


Opportunities for Holistic Development

Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham aims to provide holistic education to its students, where the faculty strives to structures their skills, helping them reflect on real-world issues and think critically about them, allowing them to channelize these skills to be used in multiple scenarios encountered in their future life. Candidates interested in learning yoga, music and music instruments like Tabala, Harmonium, etc will be provided with opportunities to learn and master them. Those interested in rendering social and philanthropic services to the poor and needy will relish their life at Amrita where they encounter innumerous opportunities to quench their thirst for selfless service.

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