Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) at UPES is one of the most acclaimed programme that is more vibrant from generic to specific knowledge transformation. The programme encourages to groom strong research culture by enriching and enhancing professional competency of scholars for creating sustainable & ethical research excellence in both inter and cross disciplines.

Specializations in Doctoral Programmes

Highlights for year 2024:
1. 100 full time PhD students shall be awarded fellowship upto ₹ 34,000/- per month.
2. NET-JRF qualified candidates, INSPIRE fellows (student) are exempted from RET written exam and can apply anytime for walk-in interview
3. Such candidates will be given an annual cash award worth ₹ 2,00,000/- which can be used for scholastic purpose including carrying out research related work such as participation in national/international conferences/seminars, buying consumables, carrying out field research etc.
3. Applications are also invited for Part Time PhD students
4. UPES has state of art infrastructure at central instrumentation center and internationally acclaimed faculty to mentor the PhD scholars.
5. We have 42 faculty members appearing in the list of top 2% researchers of the world, as per the report by Stanford University

1. Admissions will be based on Research Entrance Test (RET) and interview. 'NET' Qualified candidates will, be exempted from RET.
2. Students in the final semester of the postgraduate programs, are eligible to apply and appear in RET. Upon qualifying in RET & interview, can be offered conditional offer subjected to completion of post-graduation.

PhD Enrolment Team Members

Any queries reach out to:

Ranprit Singh
Sr.Manager PhD Enrolments

Ravi Arora,
Manager PhD Enrolments,