- Mode: Full time
- Duration: 6 Years
This programme is not subjected to approval by any Government of India regulatory bodies.
Students admitted to the Ph.D. programme are expected to complete 1–2 years of compulsory course work. There is also a qualifying examination, to be taken within the first two years. Continuation in the programme is contingent on performance in the Ph.D. courses and the qualifying examination. After passing the qualifying examination, students are assigned guides and begin their research work. Their progress is monitored periodically by a doctoral committee.
Admission is through an entrance examination to be conducted at centres throughout the country on Tuesday, 15th May, followed by an interview in Chennai.
Students with a B.E., B.Tech., M.Sc., or M.C.A. degree and students with a bachelors degree in Science with a strong aptitude for research.