Mahindra University announces admissions to Ph.D. Program in Engineering, Applied Sciences, Humanities and Social Sciences for Fall academic session of 2021

Session to commence in September-October, 2021 Launched in 2020 Fall, currently 40 Ph.D. scholars are enrolled in MU

Hyderabad: Mahindra University, Hyderabad, announces the launch of its Fall intake for admission to its Ph.D. Program in Engineering, Applied Sciences, Humanities and Social Sciences for the 2021 academic session. The last date for submission of applications for admission to the program is June 30, 2021, for the session that will commence in September-October, 2021. The details of the full time Ph.D. program, qualifications, experience, etc., are available on the website:

“Ph.D. students at Mahindra University would have great opportunities for interdisciplinary research by working closely with our faculty, many of who are very active researchers in their fields of specialization.  We have always promoted research at an institutional level and today boast of the excellent infrastructure and an impressive line-up of live research projects from institutions, Government and Corporates in India and abroad”, says Dr. Yajulu Medury, Vice Chancellor, Mahindra University.

Ph.D. programs are offered in Civil Engineering, Computer Sciences and Engineering, Electrical & Electronics Engineering, Electronics and Computer Engineering and Mechanical Engineering disciplines in the engineering domain and in Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics in the Applied Sciences domain. In the Entrepreneurship area, scholars wishing to carry out research on Innovation, start-ups and tech entrepreneurship, are encouraged to apply. For those who wish to pursue liberal arts at Ph.D. level are welcome to apply as MahindraUniversity has a strong Humanities and Social Sciences program, where students can pursue research in English and American Literature, Indian Writings in English, Women’s Writing, Strategic Management, Cultural and Gandhian Studies, Professional Ethics, Philosophy, etc.

Full-time Ph.D. scholars will get an assistantship of Rs. 25,000 per month plus free boarding and lodging in the MU campus. They will have to mandatorily perform Teaching Assistantship of 8 hours a week. The last date to apply for this program is June 30, 2021.

MU focuses on promoting research at an institutional level and the focus is on real-world problem solving as well as fundamental problems in science and technology. It works on local and global Government and Corporate Research projects, mainly towards the development of Basic and Applied Research.  Sponsored research grants, industrial research, and focus on research publications and presentations in international journals and conferences ensure that there is unwavering commitment to quality research.

MU is well equipped in terms of research infrastructure and modern laboratories. 140+ papers in peer reviewed international journals and 160+ presented in international and national conferences over the last 5 years, with over 20 active research teams working on Indian and Global research projects, showcase its commitment towards enabling and encouraging quality research.

23 well-equipped labs enable the students to get first-hand experience in various technologies relevant to their research areas of interest. Some of these include a Super Computer Lab, VLSI Lab, Automotive Systems and Internal Combustion Engines Laboratory, Centre for Robotics, Environmental Engineering Lab, Photolithography Lab, thin film deposition equipment, THz-specific spectrometer, Raman spectrometer etc. and are being continuously augmented with new equipment and instruments. A new Ricagu (Japan)-make XRD, which is a high-end material characterization equipment is being very soon added as a central facility at Mahindra University.


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