School of Planning and Architecture
PhD in ArchitectureFull Time Course
It stands for doctor of philosophy. This program is available for all the major subjects. The minimum duration for the program is 2 years and the maximum is 5 years. Students who hold a master’s degree in any discipline can apply for this course.
The applicant shall state and submit the following with the application:
Proposed Department of Study Broad area of research including nature, objectives and scope of the subject, and tentative title Other particulars that the applicant may like to furnish regarding the choice of the subject and its importance for research Name of the faculty advisor of her choice, if any
Head of the concerned Department of Studies shall process the application of candidates possessing the prescribed qualifications through the DRC. After scrutiny of applications candidates found eligible will be invited to appear for an interview. After interviewing the candidates, the DRC shall make its recommendations to the Dean of Studies covering the following aspects:
That research on the proposed subject can be profitably pursued That research work can be appropriately undertaken in the concerned Department of Studies That the candidate possesses requisite qualifications and competencies for the proposed research That the name of the faculty advisor for the applicant, preferably from the concerned Department of Studies, or from another Department of Studies, or Centre or Unit in the School has been identified That the name of the external advisor (s), in addition to the internal faculty advisor, has been identified, if deemed necessary That specific course (s), other than the essential and optional courses prescribed for the doctoral programme, which the candidate shall pursue and satisfactorily complete within the first three semesters of registration are identified
The Dean of Studies shall receive the recommendations of the DRC and place the applications before the CDP for its final decision on the admission of candidates to the Ph.D. programmes. Names of the advisor (s) and the course to be pursued by the candidates shall be finalized. Candidates approved by the CDP will be registered for Ph.D. Programmes on payment of prescribed fees and deposits and completion of other formalities.