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Research at SNU Chennai


Shiv Nadar University Chennai aims to attract the most creative and talented minds from a diverse range of backgrounds and experiences, with a keen interest to pursue excellence in interdisciplinary research. The University provides exciting opportunities to obtain a Ph.D. degree in the following modes:

• Ph.D. – Full Time

• Ph.D. – Part-Time

• Direct Ph.D. in Engineering

2022 ADMISSIONS OPEN for Ph.D. Programs

Areas of Specializations

SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING

The key areas of research under the School of Engineering, are listed below:

Computer Science & Engineering 

  • Speech technology 
  • Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning 
  • High-PerformanceComputing  
  • Computational Biology
  • Radiogenomics
  • Internet of things and BlockChain Technology  
  • Data Science 
  • Graph theory and its applications 
  • Fibreoptics and Silicon Photonics 
  • Machine Learning & Deep Learning Techniques
  • Cognitive Neuroscience
  • Disorder studies
  • Computational Intelligence
  • Computer Vision

     

Civil Engineering 

  • Concrete technology including geopolymers
  • FRP Concrete composites
  • Steel-concrete composites
  • Cold-formed Steel
  • Monitoring and retrofitting of structures

SCHOOL OF SCIENCE AND HUMANITIES:

The key areas of research under the School of Science & Humanities, are listed below:
  •  Graph Theory 
  • Graph Theory and its Applications
  • Fuzzy Theory and Applications
  • Fuzzy Graph Theory
  • Reliability 
  • Stability Analysis of Dynamical Systems
  • Operator Algebra and Spectral Graph Theory
  • Computational Fluid Dynamics 
  • Sensors and Silicon Photonics
  • Crystal Growth
  • QPM Devices
  • Piezoelectric Sensors 
  • English Literature
  • English Language Teaching (ELT)
  • Second Language Acquisition
  • Public Finance and Policy
  • Rural Finance
  • Poverty
  • Inequality
  • Reading
  • Dyslexia

SCHOOL OF COMMERCE AND MANAGEMENT:

The key areas of research under the School of Commerce and Management are listed below:

  • Behavioural Finance 
  • Financial data analytics
  • Investment management
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Eligibility Criteria

For all the research programs, it is mandatory that the candidate should have studied in regular, full time and formal education in their previous degree programs (UG and PG).

SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING

Ph.D. In Computer Science and Engineering / Civil Engineering

 

Masters degree in Engineering / Technology / M.S.[By Research] in the relevant discipline of Computer Science and Engineering / Civil Engineering with a minimum of 60% marks / CGPA 6.5 on a 10 point scale.

 

Direct Ph.D. In Engineering:

 

Bachelors degree in Engineering / Technology in the relevant discipline with a minimum of CGPA 8.5 on a 10 point scale.

SCHOOL OF SCIENCE AND HUMANITIES:

Ph.D. In Physics / Economics / English

 

Masters degree in the relevant discipline with a minimum of 60% marks / CGPA 6.5 on a 10 point scale.

SCHOOL OF COMMERCE AND MANAGEMENT:

Ph.D. In Commerce

  1. Masters degree in Commerce or related field with a minimum of 60% marks / CGPA 6.5 on a 10 point scale.

  2. BCom + CA/CMA

Selection Procedure

Selection shall be based on the performance in the University’s Entrance Examination score, PG Degree marks, Research proposal and Interview. Candidates, who fulfill the eligibility criteria prescribed, will have to appear for an Entrance Examination 2022, a Computer Based Test for 2 hours.

 

The shortlisted candidates need to appear for personal interview. The selected candidates for admission will be intimated within the stipulated date.

Fees for Ph.D Entrance Examination

Non-refundable* application fees of Rs. 1500 (One Thousand Five Hundred Only), shall be paid through on-line portal.

 

*Note that the University reserves the right to accept or reject any application based on its departmental screening criteria, hence all applications may not be shortlisted for written examination and/or interview. No requests for refund of the application fee shall be entertained under any circumstances.

Important Dates

Issue of online application01st October 2022
Last date for submission of application

24th November 2022

Date of Test25th November 2022
Personal Interview02nd December 2022
Declaration of results*15th December 2022
Last date of online fee payment23rd December 2022
Commencement of classes

02nd January 2023

*Interview results will be announced shortly

List of Supervisors

Contact Us

Telephone: 1800 208 1199

E-Mail: phdadmissions@snuchennai.edu.in