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.
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.
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.
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.