(1) Candidates who have completed:
(2) Candidates who have completed:
|SECTION 1 - GENERAL||Section 1 shall be common to all candidates for testing their aptitude in research by covering questions from following areas for research methodology:
||50 Questions of 1 mark each||50 marks|
|SECTION 2 - SUBJECT SPECIFIC||Section 2 shall be Program / Subject Specific as per applied Ph.D. program of the applicant. This section shall be divided into two parts - 25 questions shall be purely from the PhD Program subject & 25 questions from either the PhD Program subject or any related and offered allied field.||50 Questions of Master's level of 1 mark each||50 marks|
|INTERVIEW BY DEPARTMENTAL RESEARCH COMMITTEE (DRC)||50 marks|
|Ph.D. Programs Offered||Intake|
|Ph. D. in Engineering (Computer Science & Engineering)||5|
|Ph. D. in Science (Computer Sciences)||5|
|Ph.D. in Management||5|
To apply for the Ph.D. programme of the University, eligible candidates may apply online using credit/debit card for payment.Further, the candidate should download and print the application form available on our website and submit hardcopy to the office.
Incomplete applications or applications received without all required enclosures (As defined in Application form) are liable to be rejected / may not be processed.
|Issue of application forms||18.01.2023|
|Last date for receipt of complete Online application||28.02.2023|
|Last date for submission of hard copy of Application form with all enclosures||28.02.2023|
|BWU-PET Entrance Examination||04.03.2023|
|Publication of Interview List||11.03.2023|
|Viva-voce on Proposed Research Area before Interview Panel (Offline)||17.03.2023 & 18.03.2023|
|Date of Joining/ Induction Program at Campus/Commencement of Classes||15.04.2023|
The Ph.D. Programme shall be for a minimum duration of three years (including course work) and a maximum of 6 years. The programme is divided into 6 semesters (The time period of one semester is 6 months).
|Date||Semester||Plan of Action|
|1||[Course Work (12 Credits) as follows: a) Research Methodology (4 Credits), b) Research and Publication Ethics (2 Credits), c) Domain Specific (6 Credits)|
|2||Literature survey; Gap identification; Work on research proposal and Pre - registration seminar at the end of the semester *Progress Seminar|
|3||a) Registration (If a candidate fails to clear the pre - registration seminar he/she will be given one-month time to work on the revision as suggested by the DRC and present it within one month in beginning of 3rd Semester) *Progress Seminar|
|4||Research Work (Reviews/ Theoretical/ Experimental) *Progress Seminar|
|5||Research Work (Reviews/ Theoretical/ Experimental). Preparation of Pre - Submission Seminar *Progress Seminar|
|6||Pre - submission seminar followed by submission of thesis|
A 1-year/2-semester master’s degree programme after a 4-year/8-semester master’s degree programme or a 2-year/4-semester master’s degree programme after a 3-year bachelor’s degree programme or qualifications declared equivalent to the master’s degree by the corresponding statutory regulatory body, with at least 55% marks in aggregate or its equivalent grade in a point scale wherever grading system is followed or equivalent qualification 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 to assess, accredit or assure quality and standards of the educational institution. A relaxation of 5% marks or its equivalent grade may be allowed for those belonging to SC/ST/OBC (non-creamy layer)/Differently-Abled, Economically Weaker Section (EWS) and other categories of candidates as per the decision of the Commission from time to time. Provided that a candidate seeking admission after a 4-year/8-semester bachelor’s degree programme should have a minimum of 75% marks in aggregate or its equivalent grade on a point scale wherever the grading system is followed. A relaxation of 5% marks or its equivalent grade may be allowed for those belonging to SC/ST/OBC (non-creamy layer)/Differently-Abled, Economically Weaker Section (EWS) and other categories of candidates as per the decision of the Commission from time to time.
The Ph.D. Application forms are accepted twice a year i.e.
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If you are in a job, then it is mandatory for you to produce a NOC from your employer at the time of joining.
1] The admission shall be based on the criteria notified by the institution, keeping in view the guidelines/norms in this regard issued by the UGC and other statutory/regulatory bodies concerned, and taking into account the reservation policy of the Central/State Government from time to time.
Admission to the Ph.D. programme shall be made using the following methods:
The entrance test shall be of one and half hour duration and of hundred marks consisting of 100 objective types questions on
SECTION 1 – GENERAL: 50 Questions of 1 mark each [50 marks]
Section 1 shall be common to all candidates for testing their aptitude in research by covering questions from following areas for research methodology:
SECTION 2 – SUBJECT SPECIFIC: 50 Questions of Master’s level of 1 mark each [ 50 marks]
Section 2 shall be Program / Subject Specific as per applied Ph.D. program of the applicant. This section shall be divided into two parts – 25 questions shall be purely from the PhD Program subject & 25 questions from either the PhD Program subject or any related and offered allied field.
Following parameters are considered for selection to a PhD Program at Brainware:
No, you have to go through the entire selection process.
No, Brainware University does not offer Ph.D. Programs on distance mode.
Research topic is conceptualized by the candidate. It can however be modified with the help of the appointed supervisor and Co-supervisor. It is finally approved by the Competent Authority of the University.
Not necessarily. You are allowed to modify/ improve upon your research idea with the help of your appointed supervisor /Co-supervisor after registering for the PhD program.
Hostel facility may be offered to full time research scholars subject to availability. Here, preference is given to undergraduate and graduate students.
For full time/part time PhD scholar, classes we will be held on every Saturday during coursework between 10.00 am - 5 pm(proposed).
The supervisor and Co-supervisor are decided by the Departmental Research Committee (DRC). The supervisor should be a whole time faculty member of Brainware University.
No, unless the supervisor himself becomes unavailable for certain reasons.
No, but we prefer at least two publications in peer reviewed Journals and two papers in conference proceedings.
Yes, only Full- Time PhD scholars are eligible to apply for it after their selection to the PhD program. The Brainware university awards Fellowships to brilliant young researchers and scientists. The candidate must have GATE/SET/NET/SLET first class (75%) academic record throughout up to Masters’ degree from recognized Universities.The Brainware Fellowship will be given to only those candidates who are not getting fellowship from any other source and who meet the above eligibility criteria. Decisions regarding Brainware Fellowship award, are made entirely by the management and are not fixed. The Fellowship amount varies from 15,000/- to 18,000/- per month according to the merit and research experience of the candidate. For further details, please visit Brainware website.
1] Ph.D. Programme shall be for a minimum duration of three years, including course work, and a maximum duration of six (6) years from the date of admission to the Ph.D. programme.
2] A maximum of an additional two years can be given through a process of re-registration as per the Statute/Ordinance of the Higher Educational Institution concerned; provided, however, that the total period for completion of a Ph.D. programme should not exceed eight years from the date of admission in the Ph.D. programme. Provided further that, female Ph.D. scholars and Persons with Disabilities (having more than 40% disability) may be allowed an additional relaxation of two (2) years; however, the total period for completion of a Ph.D. programme in such cases should not exceed ten years from the date of admission in the Ph.D. programme.
3] Female Ph.D. Scholars may be provided Maternity Leave/Child Care Leave for up to 240days in the entire duration of the Ph.D. programme.