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Deemed to be University under section 3 of the UGC Act,1956

Council for Doctoral Program

Manav Rachna International Institute of Research & Studies (Deemed to be University ) has over 10 years of leadership in the field of education. It was established in 2009 with the visionary thought of Dr. O.P. Bhalla. Today MRIIRS is not only providing and contributing in the field of education but also helping society through its initiatives like community service, Innovation and Research, etc.

On-Line Applications will be invited from the eligible candidates for admission to Doctoral (PhD) Programmes in Manav Rachna International Institute of Research & Studies, Faridabad as per UGC Minimum Standards and Procedures for Awards of M. Phil / Ph.D Degree Regulations, 2016 dated 05.05.2016 published in the Gazette of India dated 05/07/2016.


Ph.D is one of the prestigious programs of MRIIRS, governed by the Council for Doctoral Program (CDP). CDP’s prime function is to facilitate, monitor and assure the quality of research work. With a humble beginning of Ph.D program in the year 2009, CDP now boasts 600+ active scholars (registered) and 263 awarded Ph.D degrees in the field of Engineering, Management, Social Sciences, Education, Biological Sciences, and Dental Sciences, as on today.

CDP’s mission is to contribute to the development of education through research, teaching, innovation and institution building. CDP has a large number of distinguished faculty whose contributions to research are exemplary.

Applications are invited for Ph.D programmes in Academic year 2023-24 for January-Winter batch 2023-24 session under the following schools:

  • School of Engineering & Technology: Computer Science &Engineering, Electronics & Communication Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Biotechnology, Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Applied Sciences: Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics
  • School of Computer Applications:Computer Applications
  • School of Allied Health Sciences: Nutrition & Dietetics, Physiotherapy, Physiology, Biochemistry
  • School of Leadership and Management: Management and Business Studies
  • School of Commerce: Commerce
  • School of Dental Sciences: Conservative Dentistry & Endodontics, Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Oral Pathology, Orthodontics, Periodontology & Pediatrics and Preventive Dentistry, Public Health Dentistry, Biochemistry, Periodontics
  • School of Media Studies & Humanities: Journalism and Mass Communication, English
  • School of Behavioural & Social Sciences: Applied Psychology, Economics, Social and Political Studies
  • School of Design: Design

No. of Seats Available

Council For Doctoral Program

Sub: Vacancy Details for January -Winter Batch 2023-24  

To be announced soon on the website for the upcoming session

Council for Doctoral Program

Vacancy Details for January-Winter Batch 2023-24






School of Engineering & Technology


To be announced


Computer Science Engineering




Electronics and Communication Engineering

Electrical and Electronics Engineering

Civil Engineering

Mechanical Engineering


School of Allied Health Sciences

Nutrition & Dietetics




School of Leadership and Management

Management and Business Studies


School of Commerce



School of Computer Applications

Computer Applications


School of Behavioural and Social Sciences


Social and Political studies


School of Media Studies and Humanities

Journalism and Mass Communication, English.


School of Dental Sciences













Conservative Dentistry & Endodontics

Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery

Oral Pathology


Pedodontics & Pediatric and Preventive Dentistry

Prosthodontics & Crown and Bridge

Public Health Dentistry

Oral Medicine & Radiology





School of Design


Eligibility for Ph.D. Program

An applicant possessing any one of the following qualifications shall be eligible to apply for admission to Ph.D programme of MRIIRS.

A Master’s degree in Engineering / Technology / Science / Humanities / Commerce / Medicine / Law / Education / Pharmacy / Management of a recognized Indian University, or a professional degree declared equivalent to the Master’s degree by the corresponding statutory regulatory body, with at least 55% marks in aggregate or its equivalent grade ‘B’ in the UGC 7-point scale (or an equivalent grade in a point scale wherever grading system is followed) or an equivalent degree from a foreign educational Institution accredited by an Assessment and Accreditation Agency which is approved, recognized or authorized by an authority, established or incorporated under a law in its home country or any other statutory authority in that country for the purpose of assessing, accrediting or assuring quality and standards of educational institutions.

Candidates who have cleared the M.Phil. course work with at least 55% marks in aggregate or its equivalent grade ‘B’ in the UGC 7-point scale (or an equivalent grade in a point scale wherever grading system is followed) and successfully completing the M.Phil. Degree shall be eligible to proceed to do research work leading to the Ph.D Degree in the same Institution in an integrated programme.

The candidates who qualify UGC / CSIR (JRF)/MPhil &UGCNET/Gate examination/foreign national will be exempted from the Ph.D Entrance Test.

Duration of the Program

Ph.D Programme shall be for a minimum duration of three years, including course work and a maximum of six years. Extension beyond the above limits will be governed by the competent authority of the University.

The women candidate and persons with disability (more than 40% disability) may be allowed a relaxation of 2 years for Ph.D in the maximum duration. In addition, the women candidate may be provided Maternity Leave/Child Care once in the entire duration of Ph.D for up to 240 days.

Admission & Registration Procedure

The University shall notify well in advance, on the institutional website and through advertisement in at least two (2) national newspapers, of which at least one (1) shall be in the regional language.

The number of seats for admission, subject/ discipline-wise distribution of available seats, criteria for admission, procedure for admission, examination centre(s) where entrance test(s) shall be conducted and all other relevant information, applications for admission to Ph.D. Programmes of its various faculties, for the benefit of candidates.

A candidate seeking admission to Ph.D. programme can procure the prescribed application from the University and send the completed form to the University at the address mentioned in the announcement and/or application form.

The application form may also be filled On-line when so announced and/or advised by the University. The candidate must indicate the faculty to which the admission is being sought. In case a candidate wishes to apply to more than one field(s) of research or faculty, separate choices, preference wise, may be mentioned in application form. 

  • The application received shall be scrutinized for eligibility criteria as laid down in Clause 3 of the Ordinance 8(B).All candidates shall be required to appear in an Entrance Test and Interview to test his/her aptitude towards research.
  • The provisional admission of candidates shall be made, based on the written test, followed by an interview and presentation.
  • The date of the written online test will be announced through the website of the University. The syllabus of the Entrance Test shall consist of 50% of research methodology and 50% shall be subject-specific.
  • The Entrance Test shall be qualifying with 50% marks.
  • The candidates who qualify for the written examination will be given 06 working days to meet the prospective supervisors in their respective departments to discuss their area of research & presentation.

Ph. D Admission Calendar: January 2023

 Ph.D admission calendar is proposed for January 2024 Intake.

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October 15th  , 2023 (Sunday)

Last Date for e-form filling

January 17th , 2024( Wednesday)

 Entrance Test

January 20th , 2024 (Saturday)

Declaration of Merit based on Ph.D. Entrance Test:

January 23rd , 2024 (Tuesday)

Respective department to discuss area of research & presentation:

January 24th  – January 25th , 2024        (Wednesday -Thursday)

Date of Interview/Presentation before respective DRC:

January 29th  , 2024 (Monday)

Declaration of Final Result for PhD Admission on website:

January 31st , 2024 (Wednesday)

 Last date for Fee Payment (Ist Merit List)

February 8th , 2024 (Thursday )

Declaration of Waiting list based on Ph.D. Entrance Test

February 9th , 2024 (Friday)

 Last date for Fee Payment (Waiting List)

February 13th , 2024 (Tuesday)

 Last date for admission

February 13th , 2024 (Tuesday)


February 14th , 2024 (Wednesday)

Commencement of Course Work Classes

March 02nd , 2024 (Saturday)

Course work Examination

September 16th , 2024 – 21st September 2024 ( Monday – Saturday)


  • A 90-minute Entrance Test of 70 Marks will be conducted in the month of January in the University Campus and is mandatory for all candidates.
  • The syllabus for the entrance test shall consist of 50% of Research Methodology as Part-A and 50% shall be subject specific as Part-B.
  • 35 MCQs in Part-A and Part-B each and one mark will be awarded for each right answer.
  • The candidates who qualify UGC/CSIR (JRF)/M.Phil and UGC NET examination are exempted from the Entrance Test.
  • Students who qualify the Entrance Test and the exempted candidates shall be called for the Personal Interview (30 Marks).

Fee for Ph.D Programme for Batch July 2023(Indian Students-Part-time and Full-time) and Foreign Nationals


Before 31st January 2024 (Semester 1)

Rs. 1,20,000/-

Between 1st July 2024 – 31st July 2024 (Semester 2- 1st July 2024 – 31st July 2024)

Rs. 40,000/-

Between 01st January 2025 – 31st January 2025 (Semester 3- 01st January 2025 – 31st January 2025)

Rs. 40,000/-

Between 1st July 2025 – 31st July 2025 (Semester 4- 1st July 2025 – 31st July 2025)

Rs. 40,000/-

Between 01st January 2026 – 31st January 2026 (Semester 5- 01st January 2026 – 31st January 2026)

Rs. 40,000/-

Between 1st July 2026 – 31st July 2026 (Semester 6- 1st July 2026 – 31st July 2026)

Rs. 40,000/-

Thesis Evaluation Fee-One time

Rs. 40,000/-


Rs. 3,60,000/-




Before 31st January 2024 (Semester 1)

USD 2350

Between 1st July 2024 – 31st July 2024 (Semester 2- 1st July 2024 – 31st July 2024)

USD 1000

Between 01st January 2025 – 31st January 2025 (Semester 3- 01st January 2025 – 31st January 2025)

USD 1000

Between 1st July 2025 – 31st July 2025 (Semester 4- 1st July 2025 – 31st July 2025)

USD 1000

Between 01st January 2026 – 31st January 2026 (Semester 5- 01st January 2026 – 31st January 2026)

USD 1000

Between 1st July 2026 – 31st July 2026 (Semester 6- 1st July 2026 – 31st July 2026)

USD 1000

Thesis Evaluation Fee-One time

USD 750


USD 8100


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