National Institute of Technology Kurukshetra

Ph.D Computer Applications National Institute of Technology Kurukshetra

Also known as: NIT Kurukshetra

Fees Details

Fees & Deposits 

The prescribed fee payable by Ph.D. scholars is as under 

  • Institute 

Fees (Full Time/Part Time) - Rs. 7500/-per semester

Fees (NRIs/Foreign students) - US $ 2000/-per semester

Medical Insurance (Full Time including NRIs)- Rs. 1000/-per year

  • Hostel/Faculty House/Other Residential Place

Fees (Single Seated for Full Time) - Rs. 5250/-per semester

Mess Security - Rs. 10000/-

Disclaimer: Data for total fees has been calculated based on all years/semesters as provided by the college. The actual fees may vary.

Course Details

  • Mode: Full time
  • Duration: 6 Years

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Computer Applications is six years program offered at National Institute of Technology Kurukshetra.

Ph.D. 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.

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Admission Process

Admissions are done on the basis of Entrance exam/Written test and personal interview

Eligibility Criteria

An applicant possessing the prescribed qualifications shall be eligible for admission to a Ph.D.program of the institute. Degrees obtained through distance education programs shall not be considered. The course, as well as University of qualifying degree, must be recognized by AICTE &UGC and will be verified by Academic Section before registration. In order to encourage the candidates for interdisciplinary research which is the state of art in today’s scenario, the eligibility criteria for Ph.D. is as below:

Master’s degree in respective discipline or equivalent with a minimum Cumulative  Grade  Point  Average  (CGPA)  of  6.5 on a 10-point scale or equivalent as determined by the  Institute wherever letter grades are awarded; or 60% marks in aggregate where marks are awarded.


Bachelor’s degree  in  Engineering/Technology  with  a  minimum  of  70% marks  in  aggregate  or  equivalent  CGPA  and  a  minimum  of  10  years  of work  experience  (at  the  level  of  Assistant  Professor  or  equivalent)  in  an engineering degree level technical Institute or R&D organization/industry,  and  Evidence  of  Master’s  level  R&D work completed.

Additional Eligibility Conditions for Part-Time Ph.D. Admission - 

The applicant should be professionally employed as engineers and scientists in Public Sector Undertakings  or  Government Departments  or national  level  R&D organization/ national  laboratories/industry,  or  faculty in  institute/university/college  having  NIRF  ranking  up  to  100  (in  any  of the  categories) OR reputed institutes/ universities/ colleges/organizations funded by state/central government having sufficient facilities to carry out research at their place Applicants  should  have a minimum regular experience of  two  years at the level  of Assistant Professor or equivalent  in the sponsoring institute/university/college/organization or  R & D organization  /  national laboratory/industry at the time of applying for admission. Minimum qualification for  Part-time candidates is same as for  Full-time candidates.

Part-time candidates are required to submit a “No Objection Certificate” on  a  proper  letterhead  from  the  appropriate  authority  in  the  organization clearly stating the following:

(i) The candidate is permitted to pursue studies on a part-time basis 

(ii) That his/her official duties permit him/her to devote sufficient time for research.

(iii) Facilities for research in the candidate’s field of research are available at the candidate’s place of work.

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