Ph.D Admissions

The application must be accompanied with:

    • (I) 2 to 3 page write-up about the proposed research work clearly indicating the problem to be studied, current research going on around the world in that area, gaps identified in the current research works, scope of your proposed work, references etc. This write-up is very critical for impressing on the department / university to accept you as a research scholar.
    • (II) Power Point Presentation (PPT) not exceeding 15 slides, on the proposed research work outlining the points mentioned in (I) above
  • The write-up and the PPT will be assessed by the Research Coordination Committee (RCC) of the concerned department. The RCC, may call for a video/tele conference to assess the candidate's suitability in terms of technical knowledge, communication skills etc. The RCC will identify a supervisor to guide the candidate on his / her research work and based on its recommendation, the Office of International Relations will arrange to issue the Provisional Admission Letter, which is not valid for Visa purpose.
  • The tuition and other applicable fees mentioned in the Provisional Admission Letter have to be transferred to SRM account within 10 days from the date of Provisional Admission Letter.
  • On receipt of credit advice from our bankers, OIR will arrange to issue the Confirmed Admission Letter which is valid for visa purpose.
  • On arrival to SRM University the candidate must report to the concerned Head of the Department for further instructions.
  • The candidate has to appear before the Doctoral Committee (DC) which will be constituted by the university from a panel of experts suggested by the supervisor, within a month of the candidate reporting to the department.
  • Based on your presentation before the DC, it will recommend appropriate course work to be undertaken.
  • For further information please refer to the university's PhD regulations available here.
  • Last Date for applying : 30th May for August admissions and 30th September for January admissions
Intake Last date for receipt of application Research Coordination Committee (RCC) recommendations Confirmed admission First Doctoral committee meeting
August 30th May 15th July 15th August One month from the date of arrival of the candidate and reporting to the department
January 30th September 15th November 15th December