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Thapar University Phd Admission 2018 – Eligibility, Application, Dates

Thapar University PhD Courses 2018 | Phd Admission 2018 at Thapar University

Thapar University Phd Admission 2018: Thapar University has invited applications for admission to PhD Program in following specializations of Engineering, Technology, Management and Sciences in the following Departments / Schools of Thapar University for 2018 session.


Biotechnology & Environmental Sciences Dept.: Agro-Biotechnology, Plant Biotechnology, Bioremediation, Microbial Ecology, Food Technology, Food process and Safety, Plant-Microbe Interaction, Tissue culture, Sustainable Agriculture, Bioinformatics, Environmental Engineering, Environmental Sciences & Technology, Areas of Animal Biotechnology and Microbial Concrete.

Chemical Engg Dept.: Modeling and Simulation, Catalysis, Environment Pollution, Polymers and Composities, Mass Transfer, Bio-Chemical Engineering, Heat Transer, Nanofluids, Nanocomposites, Pulp and Paper, Energy Management, Membrane Separation.

Civil Engineering Dept.: Structural Engineering, Geo-technical, Engineering, Transportation Engineering, Construction Engineering and Management and Computer Aided Design, Water Resource Engineering.

Computer Science & Engg Dept.: Parallel and Distributed Computing, Software Engineering, Network and Information Security, Soft Computing, Wireless and Sensor Networks, Theoretical Computer Science.

Electrical & Instrumentation Engg Deptt.: Optimal Power System Operation; Electric Drives; Application of FACTS; Power Electronics; Process Control & Instrumentation, Artificial Intelligence Applications, Biomedical Instrumentation, Embedded systems, Virtual Instrumentation, Control System.

Electronics & Communication Engg Dept.: RF Devices, Antennas and Microwave integrated circuits, solid State & thin films, Digital Signal processing; VLSI, Wireless Communication, Optical Communication, Opto Electronics.

Mechanical Engineering Dept.: Heat Transfer; IC Engines; Energy Conservation and Management; Bearings & Lubrication; Computer Aided Analysis & Design; Industrial Engineering, Robotics and Vehicle dynamics; Modelling of multimode systems; Fluid Mechanics, Technology Management, Materials and Metallurgy, Production Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering.


School of Physics & Materials Science: Solid State Physics; Materials Science; Nano Science; Liquid Crystal; Electro ceramics Smart Materials; Magnetic Material, Condensed Matter Physics, Nuclear Physics.

School of Behavioral Science and Business Studies: Industrial Management, Business Economics, Intellectual Property Rights, E-Business, Finance, Organizational Behavior, Cognitive & Experimental Psychology.

School of Mathematics & Computer Applications: Operations Research; Functional Analysis; Reliability; Fourier Analysis; Biomathematics; Differential Equations; Algebra; Pattern Recognition; Soft computing; Theory of fuzzy sets; Number Theory; Astrophysics; Grid Computing, Software Engineering.

School of Chemistry & Biochemistry: Analytical Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, Organometallic Chemistry, Environmental Chemistry, Medicinal Chemistry/Inorganic Chemistry/ Nano Chemistry/ NanoMaterials/ Bio-physical Chemistry.

Also See: Thapar University MBA Admission 2018

LM Thapar School of Management

International Business; Innovation Systems; Economics; Information Systems; Strategic Management; IPR; Supply chain management; Corporate Finance; Investment Management.

School of Energy and Environment: Environmental Technology & Management, Environmental Engineering.

Thapar University PhD Eligibility 2018

An applicant seeking admission to the degree of Doctor of Philosophy must have obtained ME / M.Tech / M.Phil / MCA / M.Sc / MA / MBA / CA or equivalent with minimum CGPA of 6.00 on a 10 point scale or 55 percent marks in aggregate where marks are awarded or NET (UGC/CSIR) qualified.

Applicants with BE/B.Tech degree or equivalent with excellent academic record (minimum CGPA of 9.00 on 10 point scale or 80 percent marks in aggregate) may be considered for admission.

Relaxation in CGPA to 7.00 on a 10-point scale or in marks to 65 percent for the minimum eligibility conditions may be permitted for Applicants with a BE/B.Tech degree or equivalent who have a minimum of 3years of professional and/or research experience in the area in which the admission is sought.

However, Applicants admitted with BE/B.Tech or equivalent qualification will be admitted for PhD after successful completion of eight Masters level courses as suggested by the PhD Admission Committee of concerned Department/School, within a period of two years from the date of admission.

A minimum CGPA of 6.00 on a 10-point scale should be earned in the courses prescribed by the concerned Department/School.

Part-time studies leading to PhD degree are permitted for professionally employed personnel.

Part-time studies leading to PhD shall also be permitted to persons working in Institutions with which a Memorandum of Understanding has been signed for research purposes; such an Applicant must be in employment at the time of admission and be engaged in professional work in the area to which admission is sought.

Thapar University PhD Admission Dates 2018

Last date for receipt of completed application forms July 2nd 2018, Monday

Notification through e-mail to the shortlisted applicants eligible for the admission process: July 5th 2018, Thursday

Admission Process: July 10th 2018, Tuesday (Reporting time: 9:00 am)

  • Entrance Test time: 9:30 am -10:30 am
  • Document Verification & Interview Process from 11:00 am onwards

Admission Notification and Deposit of fee for the Ph.D Programme: The date of final result will be communicated on the date of admission process.

Thapar University PhD Admission Procedure

Applicants shall be admitted on the basis of merit of Entrance Test and Interview to be conducted by the University.

The Applicants who secure the minimum of 20 percent marks in the written exam shall only be called for Interview.

During the interview, a Applicant is required to indicate the area of research.

Relaxation for appearing in the Entrance Test may be given by the University to those Applicants who have qualified UGC/CSIR (JRF).

Thapar University PhD Application Form – How to Apply?

Online applications can be submitted at

All applications along with attested copies of certificates must be sent to In-charge Admission Cell Thapar University, Patiala (Punjab)-147004.

Amount to be deposited with print out of application forms taken from website Rs1500/-.

Applicants must apply online and send the printed copy of the application form along with Demand Draft (DD) of Rs1500/- in favor of Thapar University payable at Patiala and recent passport size photograph.

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