The Doctor of Philosophy in Mechanical Engineering prepares scholars for careers in research and academia. Our faculty are investigating a diverse range of research areas including Additive manufacturing, lithium ion and paper batteries, robotics, Nano materials, Coating and Surface Engineering, Metals Processing Technology, Polymer/Composite Technology, Manufacturing System Engineering, Mechanical Engineering Design, Characterization and Testing of Materials, Rolling contact fatigue and Rail-wheel contact mechanics etc. Research involves active student-directed inquiry into an engineering problem, culminating in a written thesis and oral defense.
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Program &

its Features

The Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degree is intended primarily for scholars who desire a career in research, advanced development or teaching.

Duration for completion of Ph.D. degree is three to five years. During the first year of Doctoral Research, scholar has to focus on course-work that enhances their knowledge to conduct research.

Financial assistance in the form of fellowship will be granted to the research scholars. Annual Contingency allowance and financial support for attending an International Conference will be provided.