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

 

Doctoral programs in Interdisciplinary Studies at Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham is intended to provide students a robust interdisciplinary foundation to carry out exploratory and original researches in diverse cultural and intellectual field’s like Education, Yoga, Music, and other highly individualized and tailored to their own research interests areas to prepare students for careers as university lecturers and researchers.

Our research guides helps the candidates to explore, experiment and develop ideas for research thesis in a supportive, critically reflective, wide-ranging situational contexts, with a goal to develop competency in quality-led rigorous research, by integrating diverse practices and performance metrics, with the view of making original contributions to the society. Candidates seeking admission can enroll in the Amrita campuses at Coimbatore, Amritapuri, and Bangaluru, if they meet the conditions laid down by Amrita.

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Research Highlights

100 +
Patents Filed
60 +
Centers of
Excellence
12000 +
Publications
 
180 +
Collaborations
 
$100M +
Funding
 
200 +
Funded
Scholarships
800 +
PhD
Faculty

How to Apply

Ph. D. in Interdisciplinary Studies

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Ph. D. in Sustainable Development

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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, MA, M. Com., MFA, MJMC, MSW, MBA, MD, MS, DNB, MDS, MPharm, PharmD, MBBS/ BAMS plus 2 yr. PG Diploma, MS by Research, MPhil and MEd.

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

In order to encourage exceptional students in Bachelor’s and Master’s programs at Amrita, students are allowed to pursue Ph. D., and can be considered for Integrated Ph. D. admission. Completion of undergraduate degree is mandatory for such applicants.


 

Dual Degree PhD

Applications for dual degree admissions are solicited as and when opportunities for such admissions become available at the International Partner University (IPU).

 


Fee Structure

Tuition Fee Details (in Rupees)
Head Term Amritapuri Bengaluru Coimbatore ASAS Kochi Mysuru
Tuition Fee Per Annum 30,000 30,000 30,000 30,000 30,000
Hostel & Mess Fee Details (in Rupees)
Head Term Amritapuri Bengaluru Coimbatore ASAS Kochi Mysuru
Caution Deposit (Refundable) One Time 5,000 5,000 5,000 2,000 3,000
Hostel and Mess Fees Per Annum 72,400 90,000 72,000 90,000 53,800
Transcript/ Registration Fees One Time NA NA 1000 1000 NA
Total 77,400 95,000 78,000 93,000 56,800

The Amrita Advantage

Holistic Education: At Amrita students work closely with the faculty who become their mentors, advisors and friends. Our faculty aims to provide holistic education to students, strives to structure their skills, helping them to reflect on real-world issues by thinking critically, allowing them to channelize their skills to be used in real life scenarios, by giving them optimal industrial and academic exposure. To achieve this, faculty combines modern state-of-the-art equipments and teaching techniques with time tested ancient techniques like Yoga and Meditation for keeping the body, mind and spirit in harmony and in sync, carving the students into self sustainable individuals, rich in mental strength and human values. Candidates interested in learning yoga, music and musical instruments like Tabala, Harmonium, etc are provided with opportunities to learn, and master them in Amrita Campuses. Those interested in social and philanthropic services will relish their life here, where they encounter innumerous opportunities to quench their thirst for selfless service.

The SWACCH Campus: Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, has been awarded the Number One Rank in the ‘Technical Institutions’ category in the Swachhta Rankings 2017 & 2018 released by the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India. This ranking is based on a sustainability audit focusing on campus greenery, cleanliness and maintenance, toilet adequacy in campus, tree planting and community outreach in promoting Swachh culture.

Research: Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham has always given paramount importance to research. Amrita is a partner in various international bilateral governmental research programs and initiatives, such as Indo-US Initiative (Cyber Security, Cyber Crimes,) Cyber Forensics), Indo-European Union (Erasmus Mundus, India4EU programs), Indo-Japan Initiative in Wireless Networks & Applications. It has links with 20 US universities for research into areas such as robotics and cyber security, and further associations with European and Japanese institutions. Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham also has research partnerships with many premier government research bodies like ISRO, DRDO, BARC etc. Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham also operates 60 + state-of-the-art research centers in many emerging and frontier areas in Biotechnology, Cyber-Security, Engineering, Green-Technologies, Humanitarian-Robotics-HCI, Learning-Technologies, Management, Medical-Sciences, Nanoscience, Social-Sciences-Women-Empowerment and Wireless.

100 +
Patents Filed
60 +
Centers of Excellence
12000 +
Publications
180 +
Collaborations
$100m +
Funding
200 +
Funded Scholarships
800 +
PhD Faculty
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UNESCO Chair on Gender Equality & Women's Empowerment

India's First

UNESCO Chair on Gender Equality & Women's Empowerment

International Collaborations: Over the years, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham has developed working relationship with many of the best universities in the world. Amrita collaborates with many renowned foreign universities in many diverse fields of knowledge like engineering, security, communication, medicine and social sciences. In addition to the advantages of shared research efforts, such collaborations helps the universities to benefit from each other’s expertise in field of research, and helps to gains access to new technologies and partners. These collaborations are effective in deepening the knowledge and skills of both students and faculty. Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham has working collaborations with many leading international Universities like University of Buffalo, New York, University of New Mexico, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden, Vrije University, Amsterdam, University of L'Aquila (Italy), University of Louisiana, Lafayette (USA), University of Oakland, Michigan, TELECOM School of Management (France), National llan University, Taiwan, Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya, BarcelonaTech (UPC), Uppsala University, Sweden, University of Twente, Netherlands, University of Trento, Italy, Politecnico Di Milano, Italy, to name a few. Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham also holds the No.1 rank in India for its International Faculty ratio as per 'Times Higher Education World University Ranking.

Industry Tie-ups: Amrita Tie-ups with 400+ Industries to set up innovation labs, thingQbators etc., to boost innovation, and to help students in gaining skills that equip them as the future leaders.

Dual Degree Programs: Dual Degree Programs at Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham is an academically attractive alternative to traditional methods of study, where the students from Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham can undertake their graduate coursework towards two separate degrees, simultaneously, usually completing the course in just two years, giving them an opportunity to earn their second degree from an internationally recognized institution in the U.S. or Europe.

Student Exchange Programs: Amrita students are strongly encouraged to supplement their current academic experience by participating in a student exchange program with one of our partner universities. Through our semester exchange program (one or two semesters), Amrita aims to provide students with a meaningful overseas educational experience.

Placements: Placements at Amrita have always been excellent. Students who are eligible and opted for placements have more than one job offer, on an average. Placements are facilitated by enhancing industry-academia association through frequent visits, interactions with the top management and facilitation of Faculty Development Programs, Student Visits, Industrial Training, and Project Guidance under Corporate Action Plan.

Entrepreneurship Development: Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham provides world class entrepreneurship opportunities to its students through Amrita Technology Business Incubator (Amrita TBI) and Amrita Centre for Entrepreneurship. In 2017, Amrita TBI won the National Award for the Best Technology Business Incubator in India from the Department of Science and Technology, Government of India.


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

Categories

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

Inter-disciplinary Studies: Inter-disciplinary Studies, Sustainable Development

Inter-disciplinary Studies : Inter-disciplinary Studies

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phd@amrita.edu

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