- Mode: Full time
- Duration: 6 Years
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) is an offered Full-time three/six-year Doctoral program and it is offered by South Asian University, New Delhi. Ph.D. program 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.
Will consist of 2 phases, an Entrance Test (first phase) followed by an Interview (second phase). The Entrance Test will be of 70 marks and the Interview including research proposal and statement of purpose will be of 30 marks. The final merit will be compiled based on the overall score, giving equal weightage (i.e., 50% weightage to the Entrance Test and 50% weightage to the Interview) to both the Entrance Test and the Interview. A minimum of 50% marks will have to be secured separately, in both the Entrance Test and the Interview, in order to be considered for admission.
A minimum of 17 years of regular education (12 years of regular schooling + a 3-year Bachelor's degree and a 2-year Master's degree or 4-year Bachelor's degree + a 1 year Master's degree in Computer Science or allied* disciplines) from an institution recognized by the government of any of the SAARC countries, with a minimum of 55% marks or an equivalent grade. Applicants with 12 years of regular schooling + an integrated Bachelor's and Master's degree of at least 5 years duration are also eligible.