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Karnavati School of Research

About Doctoral Programme

Karnavati University offers doctoral programme (Ph.D.) which is designed as per global standards. The University promotes innovation and excellence in educational research and development. The university provides ample opportunities to support and develop research inclination among students, subject supervisors and research scholars. Doctoral students at Karnavati University are encouraged to pursue problem-oriented studies, and utilize advanced research methods to address real world problems. The research scholars are encouraged to work with international subject experts so as to understand the global scenarios of their research area.

Subjects

At present, the university offers selected doctoral programmes. It anticipates significant growth in the number and scope of its doctoral programmes in the coming years. We invite you to visit this page regularly for updates.

Ph.D. in Management [ Full Time / Part Time]

Ph.D. in Management is the highest academic degree awarded in the study of management science. Ph.D. in Management degree is designed for candidates seeking academic research and management teaching careers as faculty or professors business schools worldwide. Ph.D. programme at Karnavati University attracts prospective scholars from various walks of life including academia as well as corporate. The institute has demonstrated capability in guiding scholars across multiple areas of specialization. Ph.D. Programme is structured along globally acknowledged processes. Providing robust and systematic research training is core strength of our Ph.D. programme at Karnavati University.

Ph.D. in Dentistry [ Full Time / Part Time]
  • Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Oral Pathology & Microbiology
  • Oral Medicine & Radiology
  • Periodontology
  • Biochemistry
  • Pharmacology
  • Prosthodontics & Crown Bridge
  • Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopedics
  • Conservative Dentistry & Endodontics
Ph.D. in Design [ Full Time / Part Time]
  • Interior Design
  • Automobile Design
  • Visual Communication
  • Product Design
  • Fashion Design
Ph.D. in Law [ Full Time / Part Time]

The UWSL and the Karnavati University are committed to promote quality research and innovation in the field of law and related disciplines by way of encouraging inter-disciplinary research. With an aim to enrich the discourse on law and socio-legal research, the UWSL of Karnavati University is offering two Ph.D. Degree programs, namely: Ph.D. Degree in Law and Ph.D. Degree (Inter-Disciplinary).

Ph.D. in Computer Science and Engineering [ Full Time / Part Time]
  • Software Reliability Engineering
  • Software Quality Assurance
  • Soft Computing and Optimization Algorithms
  • Data Science and Analytics
  • Deep Learning and Convolutional Neural Network
  • Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning
  • Natural Language Processing and Machine Vision
  • Cloud Computing and Security
  • Edge and Fog Computing
  • Big Data Computing and Architecture
  • Drug discovery using ML Algorithm
  • Microwave Physics and Material Science
  • Dielectric Characterization
  • Medical Image Processing
  • Embedded System Design
  • Robotics and Automation Process
  • Internet of Things
  • Cyber Physical Systems
  • Medical applications using ML
Ph.D. in Liberal Arts [ Full Time / Part Time]
  • English
  • Psychology

Duration of the Programme :

  • Ph.D. Programme shall be for a minimum duration of three (3) years, including course work, and a maximum duration of six (6) years from the date of admission to the Ph.D. programme.
  • A maximum of an additional two (2) 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 (8) 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 (10) years from the date of admission in the Ph.D. programme.
  • Female Ph.D. Scholars may be provided Maternity Leave/Child Care Leave for up to 240 days in the entire duration of the Ph.D. programme.

Course work:

Research scholars registered with Karnavati University need to complete one semester of coursework (included in the duration of three years), and then periodically appear before the Research and Advisory Committee (RAC), who monitors the scholars’ progress.

Full Time Ph.D. :

Full Time Ph.D. Scholars would be required to put in dedicated efforts towards research goals. They would – :

  • Full Time Ph.D. Scholars will be Eligible for Monthly Stipend of Rs.20000 per month
  • Attend University regularly for first two years and third year may be spent in another laboratory/ field work wherever applicable
  • Take up some Teaching/Academic Administration/Research Assignment in Respective Department
  • Complete course work for 16 credits which include courses in respective schools as well as take up bridge courses
  • May get the opportunity to work on funded research projects also

Advantages:

Major advantages of completing a Doctoral Programme are:

  • Fulfilling the basic requirement of UGC and other regulatory agencies
  • Reputation in academic world
  • Learn to effectively communicate the research finding in systematic manner
  • Make an original, distinct contribution to existing knowledge in the subject
  • Collaborative work with world-class, leading experts in the field
  • Personal and professional growth
  • Positive impact on classroom teaching and learning process

Admission Process

Research scholar interested in getting admission to the Doctoral Programme (Ph.D.) at Karnavati University needs to follow the below mentioned process:

  • The candidates seeking admission shall have to fill up the prescribed admission form  and submit the same within the prescribed date specified in the admission announcement. For the academic year 2023-24 the last date to submit the application form is Friday, 15th December 2023.
  • There shall be a common Entrance Test for all the eligible candidates interested for Ph.D. admission in Karnavati University as full time, part time for the academic year 2023-24. For the academic year 2023-24 the entrance test shall be conducted from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm on Saturday, 23rd December 2023.
  • Candidates have to appear for Personal Interviews (PI)/Viva Voice online (Date to be Announced later)
  • As per University Grants Commission (Minimum Standards and Procedures for Award of Ph.D. Degree) Regulations, 2022
  • The list of qualified candidates shall be displayed on the University website www.karnavatiuniversity.edu.in

Exempt from Admission

  • As per University Grants Commission (Minimum Standards and Procedures for Award of Ph.D. Degree) Regulations, 2022

Result of Ph.D Entrance Test held on 7th July 2023

Click here to view the Results of Ph.D. Entrance Examination for Odd Semester, Academic Year 2023-24. July 2023 Batch

Duration of the Programme

  • Ph.D. Programme shall be for a minimum duration of three (3) years, including course work, and a maximum duration of six (6) years from the date of admission to the Ph.D. programme.
  • A maximum of an additional two (2) 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 (8) 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 (10) years from the date of admission in the Ph.D. programme.
  • Female Ph.D. Scholars may be provided Maternity Leave/Child Care Leave for up to 240 days in the entire duration of the Ph.D. programme.

Eligibility Criteria

  • A 1-year/2-semester master’s degree programme after a 4-year/8-semester bachelor’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.
  • Candidates who have completed the M.Phil. programme 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 educational institutions, shall be eligible for admission to the Ph.D. programme. 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.

Entrance Exam

  • Procedure for conduct of Entrance Test
    • An Entrance Test shall be conducted with minimum qualifying marks as 50%. The syllabus of the Entrance Test shall consist of 50% of research methodology and 50% shall be subject specific.  Total marks for the Entrance Test will be 100 for 100 MCQs each of one mark and the duration will be 120 minutes.
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  • Interview/Viva Voce
    • ● Students who have secured 50 % marks in the entrance test are eligible to be called for the interview.
    • ● An interview/viva-voce to be organized by the University where the candidates are required to discuss their research interest/area through a presentation before a duly constituted Department Research Committee. The interview/viva voce shall also consider the following aspects, viz. whether: (a) the candidate possesses the competence for the proposed research; (b) the research work can be suitably undertaken at the Institution/College; (c) the proposed area of research can contribute to new/additional knowledge
    • ● A relaxation of 5 % marks will be allowed in the entrance examination for the candidates belonging to SC/ST/OBC/differently-abled category, Economically Weaker Section (EWS), and other categories of candidates as per the decision of the Commission from time to time.
    • ● Selection of candidates will be based on the weightage of 70 % for the entrance test and 30 % for the performance in the interview/viva- voce.

Fees Structure

Particulars Part Time
(Amount (₹))
Full Time
(Amount (₹))
Application Form Fee 2000* 2000*
Registration Fee (one time) 5000 5000
Tuition Fee (per semester) 50,000 25000
Library Fee (per semester) 2500 2500
Course Work Fee (one time) 10000 10000
Viva Voice Exam (at the time of submission of thesis) 15000 15000

*For Those Working In Karnavati University, In-Service Candidates Are Exempted From Application Fees

List of Approved Supervisors
Sr. No Ph.D. Guide Name Position Subject
1 Dr. Kishor Bhanushali Professor Management
2 Dr. Sunil Patel Professor Management
3 Dr. Bansari Dave Associate Professor Management
4 Dr. Himanshu Barot Associate Professor Management
5 Dr. Tushar Panigrahi Associate Professor Management
6 Dr. Mansi Tiwari Associate Professor Management
7 Dr. Preeti Kulshrestha Associate Professor Management
8 Dr. Bindiya Gupta Associate Professor Management
9 Dr. Manisha Raj Associate Professor Management
10 Dr. Ankita Srivastava Associate Professor Management
11 Dr. Vikrant Jain Assistant Professor Management
12 Dr. Satish Kumar Assistant Professor Management
13 Dr. Arun Kumar Singh Associate Professor Law
14 Dr. Ayaz Ahmad Associate Professor Law
15 Dr. P. Lakshmi Professor Law
16 Dr. Aseem Chandra Paliwal Associate Professor Law
17 Dr. Ramdhass Perumal Assistant professor Law
18 Dr. Dipti Shah Professor Dentistry
19 Dr. Nandita Sanghani Professor Dentistry
20 Dr. Kalpesh Vaishnav Professor Dentistry
21 Dr. Neelam Makwana Professor Dentistry
22 Dr. Bhavesh Shah Professor Design
23 Dr. Vibha Kalaiya Assistant Professor Design
24 Dr. Rikimi Madhukaillya Associate Professor Design
25 Dr. Arunachalam Assistant Professor Design
26 Dr. Sharmila Sinha Assistant Director Design
27 Dr. Sudhanya Mukherjee Associate Professor Design
28 Dr. Brajesh Dhiman Professor Design
29 Dr. Arunita Paul Assistant Professor Design
30 Dr. Arunita Paul Assistant Professor Design
31 Dr. Avadhesh Gupta Professor Computer Science
32 Dr. Raju Shanmugam Professor Computer Science
33 Dr. Manivel Kandasamy Associate Professor Computer Science
34 Dr. Purti Biligaiyan Assistant Professor Computer Science
35 Dr. Kunjan Shah Assistant Professor Computer Science
36 Dr. Thirunavukkarasu Professor Computer Science
37 Dr. Rizwan Alam Assistant Professor Computer Science
38 Dr. Kunjan Shah Assistant Professor Computer Science
39 Dr. Rizwan Alam Assistant Professor Computer Science
40 Dr. Keyur Patel Assistant Professor Computer Science
41 Dr Isha Talati Assistant Professor Computer Science
42 Dr. Avanish Singh Chauhan Assistant Professor Industrial Engineering
43 Dr. N R N V Gowripathi Rao Research Assistant Professor Mechanical Engineering

Ph.D. Enquiry Form


    Ph.D. Batches

    Ph.D. Batch January 2019
    Sr. No Name of Student Subject
    1 Akanksha Shrivastava Dentistry
    2 Bhatt Rohan Kaushik Dentistry
    3 Matariya Ridhi Gaurang Dentistry
    4 Patel Chhaya Bharatbhai Dentistry
    5 Patel Nikhil Ganpatbhai Dentistry
    6 Santosh Kumar Dentistry
    7 Singh Arya Rahul Dentistry
    8 Bhatt Naishadh Shivshanker Management
    9 Gaurav Arora Management
    10 Patel Bhaveshkumar Govindbhai Management
    11 Singh Krishna Kumar Ram Management
    12 Vaghela Yash Pradipbhai Management
    Ph.D. Batch January 2020
    Sr. No Name of Student Subject
    1 Himanshu Srivastava Dentistry
    2 Jha Nityanand Chhotelal Management
    3 Saini Sheetal Vishal Management
    4 Arindam Lahiri Management
    5 Sharad Sarangadharan Management
    6 Vyas Sagar Dilipkumar Management
    7 Tariq Ali Saiyed Management
    8 Gaurav Sharma Law
    9 Parekh Nisha Kiritbhai Law
    10 Sharma Suman Kaladhar Law
    11 Sushmitha Sharad Law
    12 Hariesh K. Sankaran Design
    13 Mehta Timcy Chandrakant Design
    14 Prajapati Kishori Yashwant Design
    15 Gandhi Samhita Gaurangbhai Design
    Ph.D. Batch January 2021
    Sr. No Name of Student Subject
    1 Dr. Supriya Singh Dentistry
    2 Dr.Purushottam Singh Dentistry
    3 Dr. Sachin Sinha Dentistry
    4 Shakti Chauhan Management
    5 Himanshu Sharma Management
    6 Fazeela Banu J. Management
    7 Tanu Singh Management
    8 Desai Nitaben Babubhai Law
    9 Varsha Shambhubhai Desai Law
    10 Parghee Kiran Vinodbhai Law
    11 Divyam Jhaveri Law
    12 Rishika Chakraborty Law
    13 Priyanka Taktawala Law
    14 Vishwa Bhatt Law
    15 Kakoli Biswas Design
    Ph.D. Batch July 2021
    Sr. No Name of Student Subject
    1 Rashi Chauhan Dentistry
    2 Amit Kumar Singh Dentistry
    3 Richashree Dentistry
    4 Joshi Ravi Maheshchandra Dentistry
    5 Dr. Pramod J Dentistry
    6 Suryavanshi Sheetal Shankarrao Management
    7 Neelanjana Ghosh Management
    8 Sudhir Maruti Mane Management
    9 Patil Avesh Sandesh Management
    10 Kishor Bhaskar Deshmukh Management
    11 Leena Chudasama Management
    12 Pareshkumar Amrutlal Patel Law
    13 Deepak Dutta Law
    14 Jani Bhoomika Pravinchandra Law
    15 Vyas Dwiti Hemantkumar Law
    16 Akshatha Prabhu Law
    17 Soni Yashashvi Yatin Law
    18 Chandni Vyas Law
    19 Misra Janaki Law
    20 Raj Nishit Rajendrasinh Law
    21 Ashabahen Rajubhai Panchal Law
    22 Patel Ronakben Bharatbhai Law
    23 Tarunkumar Law
    24 Deshpande Rucha Subhash Design
    25 Shivani Mukund Atre Design
    26 Pritam Saha Design
    27 Kriti Malkani Design
    28 Shweta Tiwari Design
    29 Apoorva Kesaria Design
    30 Rinky Malviya Design
    31 Manjari Kanungo Design
    32 Patel Mira Design
    33 Meenakshi Design
    34 Zankruti Raval Design
    35 Ankur Tiwari Design
    36 Hirock Jyoti Roy Design
    37 Bauri Raula Design
    Ph.D. Batch January 2022
    Sr. No Name of Student Subject
    1 Sameer Kedia Dentistry
    2 Altaf Hussain Malik Dentistry
    3 Dr. Harsha. M Dentistry
    4 Simrandeep Saini Design
    5 Rupesh Gajbhiye Design
    6 Satyavada Sai Srinivas Rahul Kiran Design
    7 Preethi Kg Design
    8 Kashvi Mittal Design
    9 Rocio Fatas Arana Design
    10 Yaatra Khan Design
    11 Sachin Sudhakar Khankhoje Design
    12 Kumud Kedia Design
    13 Nair Lakshmi Radhakrishnan Law
    14 Balsara Anaheeta Rayomand Law
    15 Ram Nandan Singh Law
    16 Pratishtha Mishra Law
    17 Pradipta Nath Law
    18 Ridhima Sharma Law
    19 Sourav Mukherjee Management
    20 Indranil Mukhopadhyay Management
    21 Vaishnav Saumya Rasheshbhai Management
    22 Falgunni Sachdev Management
    23 Maheshwari Abha Rohitkumar Management
    24 Joshi Chintan Anilkumar Management
    25 Sunil Sharma Management
     

     

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