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.
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.
The Doctoral Program in Fashion Design is being offered by Karnavati University United World Institute of Design. The program is led by professors of repute who have both Industrial as well as Academic Excellence.
The doctoral Program in Fashion Design is suitable of individuals who want to undertake independent original research and aims to stimulate Research and Development in Various aspects of Fashion, focussing on interdisciplinary approach.
Thesis mode is directed towards candidates taking a creative practice research approach to conduct research into fashion design, textile design, curatorial practice, communication, research into advanced textiles and material science techno textiles; smart textiles; or a social science approach to conduct research into an aspect of the fashion and textiles system such as historical or contemporary cultural studies, documentation of Crafts; Craft Cluster Management Practice ; Sustainable Fashion; Artificial Intelligence and Fashion; fashion enterprise and business management to name a few.
Design is the professional skill of creating and developing context-led concepts into tangible solutions for the benefit of society, industry and the environment. Product design domain requires in-depth knowledge of variety of allied fields such as ergonomics, HCI Design, Socio-technical systems, system designs, human centred design, user interface design, user experience design, kansei engineering, packaging design, information, interaction design and many more. The Ph.D. curriculum offered at the institute have uniquely evolved from a value based interdisciplinary approach to creative problem solving approach wherein research is essential to the process of product design. A Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degree in product design shall be awarded for a period of advanced study that culminates an research experience along with accompanying thesis that creates building blocks of design knowledge and the application of design thinking process and practice.
Objective of PhD programme in product design is to facilitate deep understanding of design research methodology, innovative product development and creating of new ideas, process and skills in the field of product design and allied fields. Research work shall contribute new design theories, physical product design and design philosophy. The purpose of this programme is to support the creation of products or services that improve the quality of life of people, create new design research methodologies, solving industrial complex problems, help in design education and research at large. PhD researcher should engage with original research and create new knowledge for design fraternity. Also, researcher should get opportunity to enable industrial research collaboration, avail seed grants, business incubation, entrepreneurship and product design services.
The world we inhabit today is getting visually richer every passing day. We consume much more visual content than our previous generations did. And with exponential advances in information technology and access, a constantly evolving global visual culture has emerged. Visuals have transcended conventional mediums and are perceived more as multi-sensory experiences. The Ph.D program of the School of Visual Communication of Unitedworld Institute of Design, Karnavati University, Gandhinagar is a rigorous research led program for academics and professionals who are driven to expand and enhance their knowledge and practice while challenging the boundaries of the discipline through new insights and innovations in the global visual culture. It will promote contextualized immersive engagement and inquiry; explore collaboration with academic and industry professionals; foster original research and synthesis with the aim to innovate new experiences, theories, practices, products, services and knowledge within design in general and visual communication in particular.
Ph.D. Interior Design
The stretch of the Doctoral programme will be for three years followed by submission of the thesis. The programme is available on fulltime/part time basis.
Research scholars registered with Karnavati University need to complete one semester of course work (included in the duration of three years), and then periodically appear before the Research and Development Committee, who monitors the scholars’ progress.
Major advantages of completing a Doctoral Programme are:
Research scholar interested in getting admission to the Doctoral Programme (Ph.D.) at Karnavati University needs to follow the below mentioned process:
The candidates having one of the following qualifications shall be exempted from the entrance test:
|Particulars||In-Service Candidate||Full time Candidate||Part Time Ph.D. Candidate|
|Tuition Fee |
|Application Form Fee||4000||4000||4000|
|Registration Fee (one time)||5000||5000||5000|
|Viva Voice Exam (one time)||15000||15000||15000|
|Course Work Fee (one time)||10000||10000||10000|
|Library Fee (annually)||5000||5000||5000|
|1||DR.DIPTI SHAH||PROSTHODONTICS & CROWN AND BRIDGE|
|2||DR.NIMISHA DESAI||ORAL & MAXILLOFACIAL SURGERY|
|3||DR.NILESH RAVAL||ORAL MEDICINE & RADIOLOGY|
|4||DR.NEELAMPARI PARIKH||ORAL PATHOLOGY & MICROBIOLOGY|
|5||DR.KALYANI TRIVEDI||ORTHODONTICS & DENTOFACIAL ORTHOPEDICS|
|6||DR. VAISHALI PAREKH||CONSERVATIVE DENTISTRY & ENDODONTICS|
|7||DR. DAISY KURIEN||MANAGEMENT|
|8||DR. KISHOR BHANUSHALI||MANAGEMENT|
|9||DR. SOUMENDU BHATTACHARYA||MANAGEMENT|
|10||DR. HIMANSHU BAROT||MANAGEMENT|
|11||DR. SUNILKUMAR PATEL||MANAGEMENT|
|13||DR. BANSARI DAVE||MANAGEMENT|
|14||DR. KAVITA JOSHI||MANAGEMENT|
|15||DR DEBARATI HALDAR||LAW|
|16||DR NACHIKETA MITTAL||LAW|
|17||DR BALVINDER SINGH||LAW|
|18||DR SANJAY PANDEY||LAW|
|19||DR BHAVESH SHAH||INTERIOR DESIGN|
|20||DR SAYONGITA CHADHA||FASHION DESIGN|
|21||DR NAVIN KUMAR||PRODUCT DESIGN|
|22||DR PREETI YADAV||VISUAL COMMUNICATION|
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|1||Agrwal Surbhi Premchand||Management||Dr Himanshu Barot|
|3||Bhatt Naishadh Shivshanker||Management||Dr Sunil Patel||B2B E-marketplace Adoption Success Factors: A Study in Perspective to Buyers and Sellers of Indian Firms|
|4||Bhatt Rohan Kaushik||Dentistry|
|5||Gaurav Arora||Management||Dr Soumendu Bhattacharya||The Role of Travel Agents in Promoting Tourism through International Outbound Travel: A Study in Mumbai & Mumbai Suburbs|
|6||Jain Sanjeev Rajkumar||Management||Dr Daisy Kurian|
|7||Matariya Ridhi Gaurang||Dentistry||Dr Nimisha Desai||Intra Oral Use of Dexmedetomidine as an Additive to Local Anesthesia in Oral and Maxillofacial Procedure|
|8||Patel Bhaveshkumar Govindbhai||Management||Dr Sunil Patel||A Study of International Solar Alliance (ISA) Effects on Indian and Global Economy|
|9||Patel Chhaya Bharatbhai||Dentistry||Dr Nilesh Raval||Oral Health Awareness and Practices Among Pregnant Women in Gandhinagar City, Gujarat|
|10||Patel Nikhil Ganpatbhai||Dentistry||Dr Nilesh Raval||Comparative Assessment of Malocclusions with Palatel Rugae, Lip Prints & Finger Prints in the Age Group of 12-14 Years Old Children|
|11||Santosh Kumar||Dentistry||Histochemical Evaluation of Nature of Collagen Fibres in Various Grades of Squamous Cell Carcinoma with the Use of Picrosirius Red Stain|
|12||Singh Arya Rahul||Dentistry||Dr Mahendra Narwaria||Common Nutrition Deficiency and Change in Biochemical Parameters in Patients After Bariatric Surgery|
|13||Singh Krishna Kumar Ram||Management||Dr Gurmeet Singh||A Primary Study on the Impact of Mathematic Skills on Performance|
|14||Vaghela Yash Pradipbhai||Management||Dr Kishor Bhanushali||Job Satisfaction Among Teachers in Higher Education Institutes; A Comparative Study of Public and Private Sector|