Doctoral programs at Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham are designed to develop outstanding educational researchers with a wide range of research skills as well as in-depth knowledge and practical understanding and expertise in their chosen field of educational research.
Candidates seeking admission can enroll in the Amrita campuses at Amritapuri, Bengaluru, Coimbatore, Kochi and Mysuru.
Eligible candidates shall be provided a variety of research and teaching assistant scholarships.
Amrita has a pool of outstanding faculty with Doctorate from globally known Institutions and Universities who continuously engage in research with partners across the world.
Doctoral Research Areas at Amrita
Candidates interested to study various research areas at Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham can apply through the details given below:
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 with 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.
Exceptional students pursuing a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree at Amrita will be allowed to apply for the Integrated PhD 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 Ph. D. MoU signed between Amrita and the IPU, are eligible for admission to the Dual PhD program.
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
Thrust Areas of Research
Thrust areas of research in various campuses are as follows:
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.