Prospective Students - PhD



Admission Requirement The admission to the Ph.D. research programme is through interviews and tests conducted in the department 

Eligibility:  Master's degree in Civil Engineering or Ocean Engineering (including integrated M.Tech / M.E. degree) with First Class or equivalent grade for specialisation in Civil Engineering.  In addition, the following nonā€Civil Engineering degrees qualification are also eligible for different specializations:

Building Technology and Construction Management: Master's degree in Industrial Engineering / Industrial Management / MBA after obtaining a basic degree in Civil Engineering with first class. First class Bachelor's and Master's degree in Architecture, Town and Country Planning.

Geotechnical Engineering: Master's degree in Engineering:Mechanics/Master's degree in Mining Engineering with 2 years relevant experience.

Environmental and Water Resources Engineering: M.Tech or M.S. or equivalent degree in Engineering Mechanics/Aerospace Engineering / Agricultural Engineering / Environmental Engineering or
M.Tech or M.S. or equivalent degree in Environmental Science & Engineering/Chemical Engineering/Biotechnology/Applied Geology.

Structural Engineering: Master's degree in Engineering Mechanics / Aerospace Engineering / Naval Architecture / Mechanical/Architectural/Ocean Engineering/Master's degree in Computer
Science & Engineering with basic degree in Civil Engineering.

Transportation Engineering: Master's degree in Architecture/ Master's degree in Town and Country Planning/Regional Planning/City Planning/Urban Engineering or 2 years full time Postgraduate Diploma in Town and Country Planning with specialization in Traffic and Transportation Planning of the School of Planning and Architecture, New Delhi / MBA after obtaining a basic degree in Civil Engineering with first

Degree Requirements The course work normally consist of two core courses and at least four electives at the post-graduate level.  The duration of this course for full time scholars is 2-5 years and for the external registration people it is 2-7 years.  A Doctoral Committee (DC) is formed to monitor the progress of each PhD candidate.  This committee consists of the Head of the Department, guide(s), two member from the department, and one member from an allied department, Students are admitted to the PhD programme via interviews conducted in the department twice a year.

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Procedure for Assignment of Guides/Topics

  • The freshly admitted MS/Ph.D. candidates shall meet all the faculty members working in the related areas and discuss their research interests. 
  • Based on the topics suggested by the faculty members and the candidate’s own interest, the candidate chooses a topic and the guide and informs the Head of the Laboratory in writing. 
  • Head of the Laboratory ensures student’s preferences are met, in consultation with faculty,  and send a list of the new candidates with the names of  the Guides allotted,  to Head of the Department. 
  • HoD Office, after due approval of HoD, will upload the name of guides for each candidate through workflow. 
  • The candidate will start attending the classes as advised by the guide. 

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