Course Details

  • Mode: Full time
  • Duration: 6 Years
  • Offered by: Cochin University of Science and Technology, Kochi

Doctor Of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Information Technology and Management programme shall be for a minimum duration of three years, including course work and a maximum of six years. Extension beyond the above limits will be governed by the relevant clauses as stipulated in the Statute/Ordinance of the individual Institution concerned Offered by Cochin University of Science and Technology, Kochi

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Admission Process

  • For those Exempted from Departmental Admission test Researchers will be selected on the basis of research proposal and performance in interview. Separate rank lists will be prepared for Part-time and full-time students.
  • For those who appear for the Departmental Admission test.
  • Based on Applications and research proposals submitted, concerned Faculty of Technology will call you for a Written test and Interview. Only candidates scoring 50% of marks in written test will be ranked. For SC/ST students the minimum eligibility required is 45% of marks in the written test. Researchers will be selected on the basis of research proposal and performance in interview.

Eligibility Criteria

A candidate must have a Master’s degree from a recognized University with a minimum of 55% marks in qualifying examination or a minimum of CGPA of 6.0 in the 10 point scale ( or an equivalent grade in similar scales). A candidate belonging to SC/ST community shall be eligible for concession up to 10% marks in the minimum eligible marks for admission.

Must have cleared the Departmental Admission Test (DAT) – conducted annually – in July/August every year and ranked as per the norms. Applications for which need to be submitted before March every year in prescribed application form along with required fees.


Secured a National/Research fellowships from Government of Kerala or Government of India/ by any agencies or by industries recognized by the University with a valid score with committed financial assistance at the time of seeking admission.


Qualified UGC-NET Lectureship examination or GATE/ICAR/KSCSTE/CSIR/NBHM/ICSSR.


Secured an M. Phil Degree from a recognized institution with a specialization related to the area of research to be undertaken


Foreign Students sponsored under a scholarship scheme by the Government of India for undergoing Ph.D. program in India.


Teachers of Universities/Aided Colleges/Government Institutions /Quasi Government recognized by Cochin University of Science and technology and scientists in National Level research Laboratories with a minimum continuous service of five years as permanent employees.

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