Defence Institute of Advanced Technology, Pune offers research programs in various disciplines leading to the degree of Doctor of Philosophy.
DIAT offers PhD degree programmes in the following disciplines:
|Aerospace Engineering||Computer Science Engineering||Electronics and Communication Engineering|
|Material Engineering||Mechanical Engineering||Technology Management|
|Applied Physics||Applied Mathematics||Applied Chemistry|
Admission to the PhD degree programmes will be based on the performance of the candidate in the entrance exam conducted by the university.
The university offers admission to PhD degree programmes in both the full-time and the part-time courses.
The application form can be downloaded from the university’s official website- https://diat.ac.in/
The candidate has to pay INR 500/- (250/- for SC/ST) as submission fee.
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The PhD aspirant applying for the full-time degree program must possess the following qualifications:
For Engineering and Science
For Dept. of Technology Management:
The candidate must have qualified in a national level test such as CSIR/UGC NET, Graduate Aptitude Test for Engineering (GATE), State Level Eligibility Test, accredited by UGC, Rajiv Gandhi National fellowship, NBHM etc.
For part-time PhD aspirants (without scholarship):
The candidate should be part of the Project staff (JRF/SRF/PA) working under sponsored projects subject to fulfil the criteria. If the R&D project funding is over then, the institute funding of stipend will be given subject to qualifying GATE/NET/SLET (scholarship) examination.
Admission to PhD will be based on the performance in the entrance exam (written test) conducted by the department concerned followed by a personal interview.
For the purpose of shortlisting, the screening committee will decide the cut-off based on the score secured by the candidate.
The list of short-listed candidates will be made available on the university’s website.
Selected candidates for the PhD programmes under DRDO Sponsored Category will be required to pay Semester Fee of INR 50,000/- per semester, payable immediately on joining.
Selected candidates for the PhD programmes under Self-Sponsored Category will be required to pay INR.15,000/- (10,000/- SC & ST) per semester.
A caution deposit of Rs.10,000/-.will be required immediately on joining.
One should take a print out of the application acknowledgement after the upload.
The acknowledgement slip along with the DD/fee slip and the copies of self-attested mark-sheets and certificates has to be forwarded in a sealed envelope to the following address:
The Deputy Registrar (Academics),
Defence Institute of Advanced Technology,
The envelope should be super scribed with the name of the PhD program.
Candidates seeking admission to more than one Department need to apply separately.
The application will be processed only on receipt of the acknowledgement with DD.
The university shall implement the reservation policy in PhD admissions in accordance with the relevant act of Parliament being in-force from the time.
Office of the Registrar,
Defence Institute of Advanced Technology, (Deemed University)
Girinagar, Pune 411025
*The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College