PhD programs take typically 3 to 4 years. A range of financial support is available to undertake PhD study at the Institute of Advanced Research. In addition to the financial support from the Institute of Advanced Research, scholarships are available from the UGC, CSIR, ICMR, the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Department of Science and Technology, Science and Engineering Research Board and Department of Biotechnology, either as PhD scholarships or through research grants.
The Doctor of Philosophy is offered in a large number of subject areas. Majority of our faculty are qualified to be PhD guides and all our faculty are PhD qualified from top universities.
Alongside the PhD studies, we support all our PhD students to qualify in NET or SLET examinations, so that they become eligible for faculty positions following the completion of the doctoral degrees.
Following the successful completion of the PhD qualification, graduates can seek many career paths such as:
- Research Officer
- Research Scientist or Engineer
- Business Analyst
- Design Engineer
- University and College Faculty
- Postdoctoral Researcher
- Policy Advisor
- Business Development Manager
- Management Consultant
- Operations Research Analyst