PH.D. PROGRAM

The Ph.D Programs Mathematics, Physics, Computer Science Engineering & Management, Commerce, Economics.

The ICFAI University, Himachal Pradesh is committed to provide an outstanding environment for excellence in Research and Development. The Ph.D. Program of the University is a three Year (Regular) and four year (Parttime) 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.

    • The minimum qualifications for admissions to Ph.D. program shall be a Master's Degree with 55% marks or equivalent grade/CGPA or equivalent qualifi cation recognized by the University. A relaxation of 5 percent may be allowed for those belonging to SC/ST/OBC (non-creamy layer)/differently abled candidates. The University shall admit applicants to Ph.D. degree program through Entrance Test conducted by it. Applicants who have qualifi ed UGC- NET/SLET/GATE/GPAT candidate in the relevant discipline shall be exempted from the Entrance Test.
    • Ph.D Physics : M.Sc. in Physics with 55% marks or equivalent CGPA along with UGC-CSIR NET / SLET/ IU HP Entrance examination as per UGC Guidelines.
    • Ph.D Mathematics : Master Degree in Mathematics with 55% marks or equivalent CGPA along with UGC-CSIR NET/ SLET/ IU HP Entrance examination as per UGC Guidelines.
    • Ph.D Computer Science & Engineering : Two-year postgraduate degree in Computer Science / IT with 55% marks and above or equivalent CGPA, over and above a four year Undergraduate Degree along with UGC-NET / SLET qualification in a respective discipline as per UGC Guidelines.
    • Ph.D Management : Two-year postgraduate degree in Management with 55% marks and above or equivalent CGPA along with UGC-NET / SLET / IU HP Entrance examination as per UGC Guidelines.
    • Ph.D Commerce : Two-year postgraduate degree in Commerce discipline with 55% marks or equivalent CGPA along with UGC-NET / SLET / IU HP Entrance examination as per UGC Guidelines.
    • Ph.D Economics : Two-year postgraduate degree in Economics discipline with 55% marks or equivalent CGPA along with UGC-NET / SLET / IU HP Entrance examination as per UGC Guidelines.
    • The Ph.D. Program is spread across 6 semesters / 3 years and 8 semesters / 4 years. The program is organized in four stages, viz., Course Work, Course work Examination, DRC (Departmental Research Committee), RAC (Research Advisory Committee), for Approval of Synopsis that includes Topic of Research and Research work, publishing of papers, RAC (Pre Ph.D. Submission) and Thesis Submission.