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We believe that the future is shaped by those who create it. With a research and innovation culture, Vidyashilp University aims to develop future leaders who will contribute towards the development of society.

Our focus on new-age emerging domains from Data Science to Psychology, emphasises industry-based research needs and unlocks its potential to impact our world. Therefore, our scholars are encouraged to engage in interdisciplinary research, facilitated by a platform for domain experts to interact and collaborate with one another.

RESEARCH SPECIALIZATIONS

As we continue to work in emerging areas of social relevance, the Ph.D. program at VU features the following specialization areas in its founding year

RESEARCH SUPERVISORS

Working with Vidyashilp University's award-winning faculty, you'll explore the complex problems
facing today's global environment—and find ways to solve them.

Prof. Smitha Rao

smitha.rao@vidyashilp.edu.in

Professor, School of Computational and Data Sciences

Dr. D. C. Kiran

dc.kiran@vidyashilp.edu.in

Associate Professor, School of Computational and Data Sciences

Prof. R. P. Suresh

suresh.rp@vidyashilp.edu.in

Professor of Practice, School of Computational and Data Sciences

Prof. Umesh Mahtani

umesh.mahtani@vidyashilp.edu.in

Professor, School of Business Studies

Prof. Radhika Lobo

radhika.lobo@vidyashilp.edu.in

Professor of Economics, School of Business Studies

Dr. Anupama A. V.

anupama.av@vidyashilp.edu.in

Assistant Professor, School of Computational and Data Sciences

Dr. Ranjana Raghunathan

ranjana.r@vidyashilp.edu.in

Assistant Professor, School of Liberal Arts and Design

Dr. N. Mehala

mehala.n@vidyashilp.edu.in

Associate Professor, School of Computational and Data Sciences

Dr. Bijil Prakash

bijil.prakash@vidyashilp.edu.in

Assistant Professor, School of Computational and Data Sciences

Dr. Setu Havanur

setu.havanur@vidyashilp.edu.in

Assistant Professor, School of Liberal Arts and Design Studies


With both full-time and part-time program options, admissions will be strictly based on merit and availability of seats. This will be determined through our Entrance Test followed by an Interview.


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Candidates fulfilling the minimum eligibility criteria for Ph.D. Admission are required to take the Ph.D. Entrance Test (PET) followed by an Interview or Viva Voce. The candidates must obtain a minimum of 50% marks in the PET to qualify for the Interview/Viva Voce.

Exemption from PET

Candidates fulfilling the following criteria will be exempted from PET and will directly appear for the Interview/Viva Voce:

  1. UGC/CSIR/NET/GATE qualified research fellows or project fellows/research fellows sponsored by the UGC/CSIR/ICSSR/NDF/ICMR/DBT/NBHM or other such recognized national/international organizations
  2. Obtained M.Phil. Degree and satisfies the eligibility criteria
  3. Submitted M.Phil. Dissertation but Viva Voce examination and award of degree is pending. However, such candidates, if selected, will be admitted to the Ph.D. Program only on completion of the M.Phil. Degree as per the eligibility criteria

Our doctoral program is designed to develop outstanding researchers who have been at the forefront of their academic journey and have a deep understanding of the real-world challenges they study.


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SCHOLARSHIPS

The University has instituted the Vidyashilp University Research Fellowship, to further foster and promote an interdisciplinary and interconnected approach to Research, Innovation and Problem Solving.
Applicants admitted to the full-time Ph.D. program are eligible for this fellowship.


To know more about eligibility and other conditions

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