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The Ph.D. Program

The Ph.D. Program
The Ph.D Programs (Full-time) Mathematics, Physics, Computer science Engineering & Management

The Ph.D Program of the University is, in general a 3-year program that emphasizes on development of the student’s capacity to conduct original research. The program encourages the student to work independently and also to be able to identify, analyze and solve basic and applied research problems effectively and creatively. Students are required to work on the campus

Two-year postgraduate degree with 55% or more or equivalent CGPA, over and above a four year Undergraduate Degree along with UGC-NET / SLET qualification in a respective discipline. Postgraduate students who do not have a four-year undergraduate degree will be required to undergo certain additional courses to cover the marginal deficiency.

Program Structure :
The Ph.D Program is spread across eight semesters over four years. The program is organized in four stages, viz., Course Work, Qualifying Examination, RAC, DRC (Synopsis ) for Approval of Topic of Research, Research work & publishing of papers, DRC (Pre Ph D), and Thesis Submission.


The Admission Modalities are with reference to the Ph.D Program offered by the ICFAI University, Himachal Pradesh. The medium of instruction is English.

Eligibility Criteria

Ph.D (Physics)
M.Sc. in Physics with 55% marks with UGC-NET / SLET
Ph.D (Mathematics)
M.Sc. in Mathematics with 55% marks with UGC-NET / SLET
Ph.D (Computer science Engineering)
MTech /ME in Computer Science Engineering with 55% marks with UGC-NET / SLET/GATE
PhD (Management)
MBA with 55% marks with UGC-NET / SLET

Admission Process:

The admissions are made through applications. Eligible applicants are required to apply for the program by filling the Application Form.

All the final year students who have not received the original certificates from the Universities / Board by August 01, 2020 will be admitted provisionally. Their admission will be confirmed subject to their passing the qualifying examination and meeting the minimum requirements as indicated above. The registration of the applicants not meeting the criteria by September 17, 2020 will be cancelled and only 50% of the semester fee will be refunded after notifying the cancellation of the seat by the University. Those students who apply for cancellation of their seat on or before July 31, 2020, ₹1,000 will be deducted as Administrative charges and rest of the amount (seat reservation) will be refunded.

Attested Copies of Certificates

Students have to enclose attested copies of the following certificates (Attestation should be done by any Gazetted Officer/Principal of the College).

  • Date of Birth Certificate /Class X Certificate
  • Marks sheets of Class XII / Diploma / Degree certificate (as may be applicable)
  • Scorecard of JEE (Main) for B.Tech / HPCET 2020 and qualifying exam for MBA.
  • Migration Certificate
  • Domicile Certificate
  • Character Certificate
  • Any other certificates pertaining to academic and other activities.
Submission of Application Form

The completed Application Form for Admission along with a Demand Draft for Rs. 1500 (drawn in favor of "The ICFAI University, Himachal Pradesh – Fee Collection A/c" may be submitted at:

Admissions Office

The ICFAI University, Himachal Pradesh (Baddi) University
Campus, # 5, HIMUDA Education Hub, Kalujhinda,
P.O Mandhala, Via Barotiwala, Baddi, Solan Dist,
Himachal Pradesh - 174 103
Phone No: 9218403060
E-mail: admissions@iuhimachal.edu.in
Website: www.iuhimachal.edu.in

Program Fee:

Students should pay the program fee at the beginning of each semester, as per the due dates which will be indicated in the Student Handbook. The first semester fee is to be paid on or before September 01, 2020.

Program Program Fee per semester (Rs.) Total Program Fee (Rs.) Caution Deposit (Rs.)
Ph.D (Full-time) (6 semesters) 30,000 2,40,000 -
Seat Reservation Fee: 10,000 is to be paid by the candidate on provisional selection which will be adjusted in first installment of the Program Fee.

Remittance: All payments should be made by way of Demand Draft drawn in favor of “The ICFAI University, Himachal Pradesh– Fee Collection A/c” payable at Baddi, Himachal Pradesh.

Hostel Facility: The hostel accommodation is available for boys and girls in the campus. Hostel Fee will be indicated in the admissions letter.

Transport Facility: For students travelling from surrounding areas to the campus, transport facility is available on payment basis.

Scholarships: For Scholarship details please refer ‘Prospectus’.

Admission Notice for Ph.D Program session 2020-21

Particulars Ph.D Program
Last date for submission of completed Application Form July 31, 2020
Entrance test for Ph.D programme August 14, 2020
Document verification and interview August 20, 2020
Last date for deposit the fees and Commencement of Ph.D course work September 01, 2020

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