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The Ph.D. Program

The Ph.D. Program
Ph.D. Program in (Physics, Mathematics & Management)

The Ph.D. Program is designed for candidates interested in teaching and research. The key objective of the Program is to develop researchers and scholars in the disciplines of Science & Technology and Management. The program fosters their academic and research interest in their respective areas. This helps the students, experienced executives and faculty members to develop quality skills in teaching, research and consultancy.

The Ph.D program is rigorous and interdisciplinary. It is regularly updated, benchmarking the academic delivery against the best standards. The intensity of the program demands energy and zeal in pursuit of greater insight into the chosen topic and a willingness to master all essential components of academic research.

  • Ph.D. Program in (Physics)
  • Ph.D. Program in (Mathematics)
  • Ph.D. Program in (Management)

Minimum: 3 years including course work.
Maximum: 5 years.


  • 60 Percent

Admission Procedure:
Admission to the Ph.D. Program (both formats) is based on Academic Record, Performance in the Admission Test and Interview. Candidates who are qualified in NET/SLET/ GATE are exempted from the Admission Test.

Admission Test will consist of two papers, each comprising 50 objective type questions.

Paper-I shall be of general nature, intended to assess the teaching/ research aptitude of the candidate. It will primarily be designed to test reasoning ability, comprehension, divergent thinking and general awareness of the candidate.

Paper-II shall consist of questions based on the discipline selected by the candidate.

Program Guidelines:
Publication Requirement: Every student should publish at least two research papers in peer reviewed journals / transact his/her area of doctoral research in a refereed journal before submission of the thesis and produce evidence of the same in the form of acceptance letter or the reprint which is to be appended.

Submission of the Ph.D. Thesis and Evaluation
After submission of the Ph.D. thesis in the prescribed format, it will be evaluated by a panel of examiners. If the panel is satisfied with the thesis, Viva-Voce examination will be conducted and the student’s performance is graded accordingly.

Depository with INFLIBNET
On the successful completion of the Ph. D program of a student, the University will submit a soft copy of his/her Ph.D thesis to the INFLIBNET, for hosting the same so as to make it accessible to all Institutions/Universities.


The Admission modalities are with reference to the campus-based full-time programs offered by the ICFAI University, Himachal Pradesh (IUHP).

Eligibility Criteria

Pass in two-year postgraduate degree or equivalent with 55% marks or equivalent CGPA.

Note: Applicants in their final year of Qualifying Examinations can also apply for all programs.

Admission Criteria

Admission to the Ph.D. Program would be based on Academic record, performance in the admission test and interview. A candidate who is qualified in a NET/SLET/GATE shall be exempted from the admission test.

How to Apply

Students interested can apply by any one of the following methods:

Online Application

Applicants can apply online by filling up the Application Form available at www.iuhimachal.edu.in and make payment of Rs. 1500 (inclusive of Entrance Exam fee) towards the cost using Credit / Debit Card (Visa / Master Card / Internet Banking) through secure internet payment gateway. Applicants applying online should upload their passport size color photograph while filling the Online Application. The Prospectus will be sent to such applicants.

Download of Application Form
Applicants can fill their details online and download the Application Form from www.iuhimachal.edu.in and send it to theAdmissions Office along with the Demand Draft of Rs. 1500 (inclusive of Entrance Exam fee) towards the cost of the application in favor of “The ICFAI University, Himachal - Fee Collection A/c” .payable at Baddi.

Fill the Application Form.
Applicants can fill in the application form and send it to the Admissions Office.
The applicants are advised to read the guidelines carefully before completing the Application Form for Admission.

  • Please make sure that you meet the eligibility criteria before filling up the Application Form.
  • Fill the Application Form in Capital Letters
  • Provide all the available information under appropriate sections.
  • Make sure to sign the Application Form.
  • Retain a photocopy of the completed Application Form.

Attested Copies of Certificates
Applicants are required to enclose self attested copies of the following certificates.

  • Date of Birth Certificate / Class X Certificate.
  • Mark Sheets of Class X, XII, Degree, Diploma (as may be applicable).
  • Domicile Certificate (if applicable).
  • Any other certificates pertaining to academic and other activities.

Submission of Application Form:
The completed Application Form for Admission should be sent to:
Admissions Office:
The ICFAI University, Himachal Pradesh
Campus, # 5, HIMUDA Education Hub,
Kalujhinda, P.O Mandhala, Via Barotiwala, Baddi, Solan Dist,
Himachal Pradesh – 174103
E-mail: researchcoordinator@iuhimachal.edu.in

Program Program Fee per semester (Rs.) Caution Deposit (Rs.)
Ph.D (Full-time) (6 semesters) 30,000 10,000

Caution Deposit:
All students are required to pay the caution deposit along with the first semester fee. The caution deposit will be refunded without interest after adjusting dues, on completion of the respective program.

All payments should be made by way of Demand Draft in favor of “The ICFAI University, Himachal Pradesh - Fee Collection A/c” payable at Baddi.


Particulars Ph.D Program
Last Date for submission of completed Application Form September 12, 2018
Date of entrance test September 14, 2018
Date of Result September 17, 2018

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Campus, # 5, HIMUDA Education Hub, Kalujhinda, P.O Mandhala, Via Barotiwala, Baddi, Solan Dist, Himachal Pradesh -
174 103