Shiv Nadar University Chennai: Great last date is 31 Jan 2022

Shiv Nadar University Chennai announced the launch of PhD programmes in engineering, sciences, humanities and commerce. Budding researchers will have the option to pursue their doctoral research either full-time or part-time.

University will also offer a much sought-after ‘Direct Ph.D.’ in Engineering for budding researchers to pursue doctoral programs immediately after undergraduate studies

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Shiv Nadar University ChennaiThere is more to it. Researchers pursuing a full-time PhD at Shiv Nadar University will receive free shared accomodation within the campus along with a monthly stipend of Rs 20,000 as well as a contingency amount of Rs 25,000 per annum to help them expand and support their research activities.

Shiv Nadar University Chennai will extend a special consideration for married scholars who will be able to pursue their research in comfort with the on-campus accommodation provided by the University for a nominal rent.

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Further, the Part-Time Ph.D. option can be availed by candidates working as full-time faculty with educational institutions or in research laboratories within India.

The part-time program will offer these candidates a prospect to further their research through access to cutting-edge research facilities and lab equipment within the Shiv Nadar University Chennai.

Candidates can pursue PhD at Shiv Nadar University Chennai in topics related to School of Engineering, School of Science and Humanities and School of Commerce and Management.

Shiv Nadar University ChennaiSchool of Engineering
The topics for research in this unit at Shiv Nadar University Chennai are given below:

# Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning

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# Reinforcement Learning

# Speech Technology

# Speech Signal Processing

# High Performance Computing, Algorithms and Optimization

# Computational Biology and Radiogenomics

# Computer Vision

# Biometrics

# Data Science

# Natural Language Processing

# Concrete technology including geopolymers

# FRP concrete composites

# Steel-concrete composites

# Cold form steel

School of Science and Humanities
The topics for research in this unit at Shiv Nadar University Chennai are given below:

# Silicon Photonics, Fiberoptics, Acoustic metamaterials

# Materials Science

# Graph Theory

# Fuzzy theory

# Reliability

# Stability Analysis of Dynamical Systems

# Time-Delay Systems

# Neural Networks

# Fuzzy Control Systems

# Chaos Synchronization

# Development economics/interdisciplinary research

# Rural financial markets

# Poverty and rural development

# Education/human capital formation

# Applied economics

# Behavioral economics

# Open economy Macroeconomics

# International Finance

# Productivity: Measurement Comparisons and Determinants

# Indian economy, Human Development

# Environmental Economics

Shiv Nadar University ChennaiSchool of Commerce and Management
The topics for research in this unit at Shiv Nadar University Chennai are given below:

# Banking and Finance in the discipline of Commerce

# Mergers & Acquisitions

# Equity research


Engineering and Technology
Candidates willing to apply for PhD admission in Shiv Nadar University Chennai in subjects related to engineering/technology should have passed M.E./ M.Tech./M.S.(By Research) in the relevant branch of engineering or technology (or) Equivalent.

Science and Humanities
Candidates wishing to apply for PhD in subjects related to science or humanities in Shiv Nadar University Chennai must have passed M.Sc/M.S (By Research) in the relevant branch of science and humanities/M.C.A/M.A (English/Communication/Mass Communication/Journalism/Media Arts) (or) Equivalent.

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Applicants should have passed MBA/Post-Graduate Diploma in Business Management or Administration awarded by Indian Institute of Management (IIM)/ M.S (By Research) in Management/Any other permissible discipline (or) Equivalent.

Applicants for PhD in Commerce related subjects at Shiv Nadar University Chennai must have passed Master’s degree in commerce or a related field
(or) B.Com. + CA/ICWA (or) Equivalent.

Shiv Nadar University ChennaiDirect PhD in Engineering
Applicants for direct PhD in Engineering at Shiv Nadar University must have passed BE/BTech with a CGPA of 8.5 or above.

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Candidates who are working as full-time faculty members at departments of Shiv Nadar University Chennai can apply for PhD under part time category.

Candidates who work as full-time teaching faculty of self-financing colleges, government aided colleges or any other educational institutions that are approved by the AICTE/UGC within India can also apply under this category.

Even, candidates who work in Industrial Units/R&D Departments/National Laboratories/Units of Government/Quasi-Government or any other research laboratories within India, that are recognized by the university to do research with the university and are sponsored by the respective employer can apply under part time category.

How to apply for PhD admission at Shiv Nadar University Chennai

The procedure to apply is online. Candidates willing to apply for PhD admission at Shiv Nadar University Chennai must visit the official website ‘’

Soon after the webpage downloads, candidates have to provide the required information on the form provided there and create an account comprising username and password.

Post creation of an account, applicants have to login with help of the username and password and start filling the application form. Also, applicants have to pay the application fee, upload the required documents and submit the form.

Shiv Nadar University ChennaiApplication fee
The application to be paid while applying for admissions at Shiv Nadar University Chennai is Rs 1000. The fee is non-refundable.

Procedure to admit
The admission process for PhD at Shiv Nadar University comprises two phases. The first phase is a written test. Candidates who pass this will be selected for the second phase which comprises an interview.

Admission to Shiv Nadar University Chennai is open to students who are Indian residents, Non-Resident Indians, Persons of International Origin as well as Foreign Nationals.

Important dates/Queries
The application submission was opened on 31 December 2021 and last date to submit the application form and pay the application fee is 31 January 2022. Applicants having any queries can send them to the email ‘’

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