Research and Innovation is considered an impetus of growth and development at CHARUSAT. CHARUSAT offers PhD Programmes in Technology & Engineering, Computer Science and Applications, Pharmacy, Management, Applied Sciences, Physiotherapy and Nursing.

Research Scholars get an opportunity to familiarize themselves with different disciplines and also interact with faculties from various fields. They may also take part in on-going research projects sponsored by national and international agencies.

Ph. D. Research Areas under various Faculties are :

  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Thermal Engineering
  • Composites
  • Production
  • Vibration & Nano Technology
  • Machine Design
  • CAD & FEA
    • Electronics & Communication
  • Analog and Mixed Signal VLSI
  • VLSI Design and Tesging
  • Electronics Circuit Design
  • Chip Design and Fabrication
    • Civil Engineering
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Sructural Engineering
  • Water Resource Engineering
  • Concrete Technology
    • Electrical Engineering
  • Power Systems
  • Power Electronics & Devices
  • High Voltage Engineering
  • Power System Protection
  • Electrical Machine
  • Network Technologies
  • IT based mediated Business Strategy
  • Education Management & Strategy
  • Pharmaceutical Chemistry
  • Pharmaceutics
  • Pharmacology
  • Pharmaceutical Analysis
  • Clinical Pharmacy & Pharmacognosy
  • Management and its related Areas
  • Communication Skills & ELT
    • Physical Sciences
  • Magnetorheological fluids
  • Nanomagnetic Materials
  • Nano-fluidics
  • Semiconductor thin films
  • Nanostructures
  • Photovoltaic Devices
  • Solar Cells
  • Semiconductor Quantum Dots
  • Magnetic Nanoparticles
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Experimental Condensed Matter Physics
    • Biological Sciences

  • Protein Engineering
  • Plant Biotechnology
    • Chemical Sciences

  • Organic Chemistry
    • Physiotherapy
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease
  • Diabetes
  • Women's health
  • Cardiac rehabilitation
  • Pulmonary rehabilitation Development of assessment tools
  • Functional training
  • Fall prevention in elderly
  • Community based
  • rehabilitation
  • Community ambulation
  • Ergonomics
  • Cognitive rehabilitation in chronic pain management
    • Nursing
  • Medical surgical nursing
  • Community health nursing
  • Psychiatric nursing
  • Paediatric nursing
  • Obstetrics & Gynecological Nursing
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    The university provides a vibrant research environment supported by highly qualified faculty members, excellent infrastructure and state-of-art facilities. The campus is wi-fi with high-speed internet. The library has over 51,588 books, journals, and access to about 12982 ejournals.

  • A post-graduate (Masters) degree with at least 55% marks or equivalent CGPA.
  • Has qualified in GATE / CSIR – UGC JRF / NET / SLET or equivalent exams of similar level or CHARUSAT Doctoral Entrance Test (CDET)
  • Eligible Candidates are short-listed based on the above criteria.
  • Admission Process is carried out twice a year in June and December.
  • Selection is based on Charusat Doctoral Entrance Test (CDET) and Interview Conducted by CHARUSAT.
  • The complete research programme is of minimum 3 years and maximum 7 years.
  • The complete research programme is of 4 years for Part-time students and 3 years for Full-time students.
  • Maximum period allowed for students is 7 years.
  • A student has to undertake Coursework (minimum 10 credits) during First 2 Semesters. Only after successful completion of Coursework, Registration for Ph D is confirmed.
  • A Full-time student has to stay and work in the university Campus during the duration of the Ph. D. programme. A Part-time Student has to stay in the campus for additional two semesters after the course work. However, this residential period can be spread over the duration of the Ph. D. programme.

    Rs. 60,000 per year for the duration of programme
  • On-campus Teaching Assistant-ship is available to meritorious students.
  • One hour examination with multiple choice questions in respective subjects.