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Program Overview

MIT-WPU believes that Research is an essential part of higher education system and is critical to societal development. It generates knowledge, provides useful information, and helps decision-making, among others.

In view of the long tradition of academic excellence at MIT WPU, it offers, under the guidelines prescribed by the University Grants Commission, the Degree of Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) under the Faculty of Science. The following schools are having excellent research facilities and expertise available to guide the research scholars.

  • School of Computer Science

  • School of Biology

  • School of Chemistry

  • School of Physics

  • School of Mathematics & Statistics

The PhD program at different schools under Faculty of Science are designed to introduce a wide range of world-class research in the areas like Radiation Processing of Polymers and Composites, Structure Property Relations of Irradiated and Iodine Doped Polymers,Use of Irradiated and Iodine Doped Polymers in batteries, fuel cells, and super-capacitors viscoelastic, ultrasonic and Refractometric analysis of polymer solutions, Synthetic and Polymer Chemistry, Nano-materials, Conducting Polymers, Natural Product Chemistry,Polymer Chemistry,Homogeneous and heterogeneous catalysis, Wastewater treatment methods, Topology or Clinical Trials, Research Methodology, Graph Theory, Matroid Theory, Combinatorics, Discrete Mathematics, Lattice Theory, Bayesian Inference, Quantile regression, Statistical genetics, Survival analysis, Fractional Partial Differential Equations, Biochemistry, Biotechnology (including Nano-biotechnology), Epigenetics, Biophysics, Digital Image Processing, Natural Language Processing,Signal Processing/ Speech recognition,Medical Image processing,Data Mining and warehousing, Computer Networks,Design and analysis of algorithm,Software Engineering , Biotechnology, Nano-biotechnology, biological engineering and complexity biology with interdisciplinary and translational approach.

We intend to equip students with exceptional skills for their future career. The first six months incorporate common courses and building scientific aptitude to optimize research output and encourage interdisciplinary research. We motivate and support research scholars for pursuing innovative and entrepreneurial ideas in the chosen topic of research. The PhD program at various schools supports the building of researcher networks, development and successful execution of PhD project plans, and acquisition of a broad base of knowledge and expertise.

School of Physics

Faculty at School of Physics has maximum faculty having PhD with good publications in peer reviewed journals. School has well equipped laboratory as UV Source for irradiation oven, Stirrers, Weighing Balance 1 mg and 0.1 mg,LCR-Q meter,Four probe resistivity measurement, Hall effect apparatus, Abbe refractometer, Dilute solution viscosity (molecular weight) measurement system,Ultrasonic interferometer,Constant temperature baths,Distilled water unit,TGA system (under construction),FTIR spectrometer,UV Visible spectrometer etc.

School of Physics has collaboration with Department of Physics, SPPU, Pune & National Chemical Laboratory, Pune. One of faculty has 3 patents of his credentials.

Eligibility

Eligibility and selection process is as per UGC notification 5th May 2016 (Minimum standards and procedure for the award of M. Phil/Ph.D. degree regulations 2016) and 1st amendment by UGC on 27th Aug 2018 and 2nd amendment on 16th Oct 2018.Subject to the conditions stipulated in these regulations, the following persons are eligible to seek admission to the Ph.D. program :

  • Master’s Degree holders satisfying the criteria stipulated below

    Candidates for admission to the PhD program shall have a Master’s degree or a professional degree declared equivalent to the Master’s degree by the corresponding statutory regulatory body, with at least 55% marks in aggregate or its equivalent grade ‘B’ in the UGC 7-point scale (or an equivalent grade in a point scale wherever grading system is followed) or an equivalent degree from a foreign educational institution accredited by an Assessment and Accreditation Agency which is approved, recognized or authorized by an authority, established or incorporated under a law in its home country or any other statutory authority in that country for the purpose of assessing, accrediting or assuring quality and standards of educational institutions.

    A relaxation of 5% of marks from 55% to 50%, or an equivalent relaxation of grade, may be allowed for those belonging to SC/ST/OBC(non-creamy layer)/Differently-Abled and other categories of candidates as per the decision of the Commission from time to time, or for those who had obtained their Master’s degree prior to 19th September, 1991. The eligibility marks of 55% (or an equivalent grade in a point scale wherever grading system is followed) and the relaxation of 5% to the categories mentioned above are permissible based only on the qualifying marks without including the grace mark procedures.

  • Candidates who have cleared the M.Phil. course work with at least 55% marks in aggregate or its equivalent grade ‘B’ in the UGC 7-point scale (or an equivalent grade in a point scale wherever grading system is followed) and successfully completing the M.Phil. Degree shall be eligible to proceed to do research work leading to the Ph. D. Degree in the same Institution in an integrated programme. A relaxation of 5% of marks, from 55% to 50%, or an equivalent relaxation of grade, may be allowed for those belonging to SC/ST/OBC(non-creamy layer)/differently-abled and other categories of candidates as per the decision of the Commission from time to time

  • A person whose M.Phil. dissertation has been evaluated and the viva voce is pending may be admitted to the Ph.D. program of the same Institution

  • Candidates possessing a Degree considered equivalent to M.Phil. Degree of an Indian Institution, from a Foreign Educational Institution accredited by an Assessment and Accreditation Agency which is approved, recognized or authorized by an authority, established or incorporated under a law in its home country or any other statutory authority in that country for the purpose of assessing, accrediting or assuring quality and standards of educational institutions, shall be eligible for admission to Ph.D. program.

Selection Process 

  • MIT-WPU is looking for bright and dedicated scholars interested in research to join us as Ph.D. scholars for Academic Year 2020-21. Prospective students satisfying the eligibility criterion are encouraged to apply for Ph.D. Programme on www.mitwpu.edu.in

  • Candidates satisfying eligibility criteria will be informed to appear for the Ph.D. entrance test conducted by MIT-WPU as per the UGC guidelines. University may decide separate terms and conditions for Ph.D. entrance test for those students who qualify UGC-NET ( Including JRF)/UGC-CSIR NET ( including JRF)/SLET/GATE/Teacher fellowship holder or have passed M. Phil programme.

  • The Ph.D. entrance test shall be qualifying with qualifying marks as 50% provided that relaxation from 50% to 45% shall be allowed for the candidates belongs to SC/ST/OBC (Non-creamy layer)/Differently abled category in the entrance examination conducted by the university
    The syllabus of entrance test shall consist of 50% of research methodology and 50% shall be subject specific.

  • The interview/viva-voce will be conducted by the university for test qualifying candidates. For the selection of candidates, a weightage of 70% to the entrance test and 30 % to the performance in the interview/Viva-voce shall be given

PhD Entrance Test Syllabus

Please note that though this is the fee structure for the year 2020 - 2021, it remains unchanged for the years 2021 - 2022. 

Ph.D. Fees structure for AY 2021-22

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Course Overview

Faculty at School of Physics has maximum faculty having PhD with good publications in peer reviewed journals. School has well equipped laboratory as UV Source for irradiation oven, Stirrers, Weighing Balance 1 mg and 0.1 mg,LCR-Q meter,Four probe resistivity measurement, Hall effect apparatus, Abbe refractometer, Dilute solution viscosity (molecular weight) measurement system,Ultrasonic interferometer,Constant temperature baths,Distilled water unit,TGA system (under construction),FTIR spectrometer,UV Visible spectrometer etc. School of Physics has collaboration with Department of Physics, SPPU, Pune & National Chemical Laboratory, Pune. One of faculty has 3 patents of his credentials.

Collaborations

Industry collaborations play a vital role in empowering the students imparting Industry relevant skill sets and increase their employability. Some noteworthy industry collaborations are

Indian Merchant’s Chamber

Indian Merchant’s Chamber

Barclays

Barclays

Oracle

Oracle

Business Simulation

Business Simulation

World Trade Center

World Trade Center

Tata Consultancy Services

Tata Consultancy Services

IBM

IBM

Advisory Board

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Dr. Sachin Kulkarni

Dr. Sachin Kulkarni

Head of School

Dr. Ajit Deore

Dr. Ajit Deore

Assistant Professor

Mrs. Anagha Karne

Mrs. Anagha Karne

Assistant Professor

Dr. Shital Kahane

Dr. Shital Kahane

Assistant Professor

Dr Jagadish Naik

Dr Jagadish Naik

Assistant Professor

Dr Prasanta Kumar Ghosh

Dr Prasanta Kumar Ghosh

Assistant Professor

Dr. Aavishkar Katti

Dr. Aavishkar Katti

Assistant Professor

Dr. Anjali Kshirsagar

Dr. Anjali Kshirsagar

Former Director, Interdisciplinary School of Scientific Computing

Dr. Shriganesh Prabhu

Dr. Shriganesh Prabhu

Physicist Department Physics and Materials Science Tata Institute of Fundamental Research

Shri Dhiraj Keskar

Shri Dhiraj Keskar

Head (Aerospace & Missiles) Walchandnagar Industries Limited

 Dr. Rajeev M. Naik

Dr. Rajeev M. Naik

Head, Department of Biochemistry Mahatma Phule Krishi Vidyapeeth Rahuri

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Research & Publications

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Prof. Narayan K

Opportunity strikes only once. And I am thankful to MIT-WPU School of management for providing me the right platform to pursue the career of my choice. The academy is equipped with world ...

Physics

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Prof. Narayan K

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Science

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Accreditations & Recognitions

3rd Best University to Study BBA in India, India Todays Ranking 2018

3rd Best University to Study BBA in India, India Todays Ranking 2018

Accredited by NAAC with “A” Grade CGPA Score 3.37 out of 4

Accredited by NAAC with “A” Grade CGPA Score 3.37 out of 4

Ranked 40th by Times of India 47th in India - NIRF, Ministry of HRD, Govt. of India - 2017

Ranked 40th by Times of India 47th in India - NIRF, Ministry of HRD, Govt. of India - 2017

Alumni Corner

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