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

 

Doctoral programs in Sciences at Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham are designed to turn the research scholars into a subject matter expert by imparting contemporary scientific insights to lead and survive in an increasingly challenging global environment. Candidates seeking admission can enroll in the Amrita campuses at Amritapuri, Bangalore, Coimbatore, Kochi and Mysore, if they meet the conditions laid down by Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham.

Ph. D. in Sciences at Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham includes specializations in pure sciences like Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and Applied Sciences like Computer Sciences, Biotechnology and Computational Neuroscience. Admission to the PhD in Science program is based on entrance test followed by an interview conducted by Amrita. Candidates with UGC-NET (including JRF), UGC-CSIR NET (including JRF), SLET, GATE, teacher fellowship holder or have passed MPhil Program (with required criterion) are exempted from Entrance Test but are required to pass Ph. D. course work and other conditions laid down by Amrita for the award of Doctor of Philosophy (PhD).

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IMPORTANT DATES

  • Date of Entrance Examination
    December 7

Research Highlights

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

How to Apply

Interested candidates to study various research areas at Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham can apply through the details given below:

PhD in Sciences

Apply Online

PhD at Mysuru campus

Apply Now

PhD in Biotechnology

biotech@am.amrita.edu

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

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).



 


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

  • Pure Sciences (Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics)
  • Applied Sciences (Biotechnology, Computational Neuroscience).

Candidates wishing to study Computer Sciences at Amritapuri campus may apply for Computer Science and Engineering by means of online portal.

  • Pure Sciences (Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics)

Candidates wishing to study Computer Sciences at Bangalore campus may apply for Computer Science and Engineering by means of online portal.

  • Pure Sciences (Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics)
  • Applied Sciences

Candidates wishing to study Computer Sciences at Coimbatore campus may apply for Computer Science and Engineering by means of online portal.

  • Pure Sciences (Mathematics)
  • Applied Sciences (Computer Science and IT)
  • Applied Sciences (Computer Science)

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.

For enquiries please contact :
phd@amrita.edu

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