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.


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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

Doctoral Research Faculties at Amrita


How to Apply

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

Engineering, Business, Humanities & Social Sciences, Pure Sciences, Computer Sciences and Interdisciplinary Studies

 

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PhD in Management at Amrita School of Business, Coimbatore

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PhD in Management at Amrita School of Business, Amritapuri

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PhD in Management at Amrita School of Business, Kochi

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PhD in Management at Amrita School of Business, Bengaluru

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PhD at Mysuru campus

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PhD in Medical and Health Sciences in Kochi

researchsecretary@aims.amrita.edu
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PhD in Biotechnology

biotech@am.amrita.edu

PhD in Ayurveda at Amritapuri campus

pgadmissions@ay.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, 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.

Integrated PhD

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.

 


 


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

Thrust Areas of Research

Thrust areas of research in various campuses are as follows:

  • Engineering: Computer Science and Engineering, Cyber Security Systems and Networks, Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Electronics and Communication Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Earth Sciences
  • Business & Management
  • Medical Sciences: Ayurvedic Medicine
  • Pure Sciences: Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics
  • Applied Sciences: Biotechnology, Computational Neuroscience.
  • Humanities and Social Sciences, Philosophy/ Spirituality and Interdisciplinary Studies 
  • Arts, Media and Commerce
  • Inter-disciplinary Studies, Sustainable Development
  • Engineering: Computer Science and Engineering, Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Electronics and Communication Engineering, Mechanical Engineering.
  • Business & Management
  • Humanities and Social Sciences 
  • Arts, Media and Commerce
  • Inter-disciplinary Studies

To enable students to

  • Engineering: Computer Science and Engineering, Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Electronics and Communication Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, Civil Engineering, Cyber Security.  
  • Business & Management
  • Pure Sciences (Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics)
  • Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Inter-disciplinary Studies
  • Medical Sciences (Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Nanosciences)
  • Pure Sciences (Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics)
  • Applied Sciences (Computer Science and IT)
  • Business & Management
  • Arts, Media and Commerce
  • Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Inter-disciplinary Studies
  • Arts, Media and Commerce (Management & Commerce, Visual Communication)
  • 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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