Duration and Attendance


Ph.D. programme will be of minimum 3 years duration and of maximum 6 years from date of admission. The women candidates and persons with disability (more than 40% disability) may be allowed a relaxation of two years for Ph.D. in the maximum duration. In addition, the women candidates may be provided Maternity Leave/Child Care Leave once in the entire duration of Ph.D. for up to 240 days.

Attendance requirement during the programme (after course work):

Ph.D. Student should be constantly in touch with his / her guide and carry out his / her research work.

  • Full time students need to be present in the university regularly for six hours in a day and five days in a week to interact with their Guide/Supervisor and to do their research work. Duty leaves can be provided by the Center for Research Degree Programmes on request of Student for doing research related activities (attending conferences / workshops / seminars or experimental work to be carried out in some other institutes).
  • Part Time Student need to interact with his/her guide at least once in a month (in person by physically visiting or through other electronic means). However, depending on requirement of the research or as desired by the guide/supervisor, the frequency and mode of interaction may be changed.