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The Ph.D Program (Full-time / Part-time)

The Ph.D Program of the University is, in general a 3-Year program that emphasizes on development of the student's capacity to conduct original research. The program encourages the student to work independently and also to be able to identify, analyze and solve basic and applied research problems effectively and creatively. The candidates may be admitted on full-time basis or part-time basis. The full-time students are required to work on the campus, while the part-time students may work from their respective work places, but will have to attend contact sessions conducted by the University.

Duration: Three Years


Two-Year post graduate degree with first class, i.e. 60% or more or equivalent CGPA, over and above a four Year Undergraduate Degree. Postgraduate students who do not have a four-Year undergraduate degree will be required to undergo certain additional courses to cover the marginal deficiency.

Ph.D Program Structure

The Ph.D Program is spread across six semesters over three Years. The program is organized in four stages, viz., Course Work, Qualifying Examination, Approval of Topic of Research and Supervisor, and Thesis Submission.

Program Structure
Year Semester-I Semester-II
Course on Research Methods
Advanced Course in the Discipline
Independent Study
Independent Study
Qualifying Examination
Year Semester-III Semester-IV
II Ph.D Thesis & Seminar Ph.D Thesis & Seminar
Year Semester-V Semester-VI
III Ph.D Thesis & Seminar Ph.D Thesis & Seminar
Study in Advanced Topics-I Study in Advanced Topics-II
Note:The program structure is tentative and subject to change, if required.


The Admission Modalities are with reference to the campus-based Ph.D (Full-time / Part-time) programs offered by the ICFAI University, Jaipur. The medium of instruction is English.


Pass in Class XII or its equivalent with minimum 50% marks in aggregate with pass in Mathematics, Physics, English and any one of the following subjects: Chemistry or Biology or Biotechnology or Computer Science.


Two-year postgraduate degree with first class, i.e. 60% or more or equivalent (CGPA), over and above a four year Undergraduate Degree along with UGC-NET qualification in a respective discipline.

Final year students applying for the programs are required to complete their examinations including practical examinations/viva assignments before   July 16, 2018. Such applicants will have to produce a certificate to that effect at the time of admission. The admission of applicants will, however, remain provisional until they produce mark-sheets establishing their eligibility. The last date for submitting the proof of eligibility is   September 17, 2018, failing which the provisional admission will automatically stand cancelled.

Admission Criteria

The selection of applicants into the programs is made through application and interview. While evaluating students for admission, due weightage is given to academic distinction, awards in sports/cultural events, debates, quizzes and other extra / co-curricular activities.


The applicants will have to go through a personal interview at the ICFAI University, Jaipur campus. This is to determine the students' attitude and motivation to pursue the program. Original certificates and Domicile certificate should be produced for verification at the time of interview. The original certificates will be returned after verification.

The admission decision will be communicated after the interview process. All the selected students will be required to pay the admission fee at the time of the interview.  

Special Reservation

There shall be a special provision for admission of students belonging to the State of Rajasthan in any course of the ICFAI University, Jaipur or in a constituent college within the State of Rajasthan, which shall not be less than 25 (twenty-five) per cent of seats in each course/discipline subject to the students meeting the minimum eligibility requirements referred as above.

Seats remaining unfilled under special reservation may be filled up by allotting the same to students belonging to Open Category.

How to Apply:

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

A) Online Application

Applicants can apply online by filling up the Application Form available atwww.iujaipur.edu.in   and make payment of Rs. 500 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.

B) Download of Application Form

Applicants can fill their details online and download the Application Form from www.iujaipur.edu.in and send it to the Admissions Office along with the Demand Draft of Rs. 500 towards the cost of the application in favor of   "The ICFAI University, Jaipur - Fee Collection A/c"   payable at Jaipur.

C) Fill the Application Form  

Applicants can fill in the application form and send it to the Admissions Office.

Guidelines on how to Complete the Application Form

Students are advised to read the guidelines carefully before completing the Application Form for Admission.

Application Form

a. Please make sure that you meet the eligibility criteria before filling up the Application Form
b. Fill the Application Form in CAPITAL LETTERS
c. Provide all available information under appropriate sections
d. Make sure to sign the Application Form
e. Retain a photocopy of the completed Application Form.

Attested Copies of Certificates

Students have to enclose attested copies of the following certificates (Attestation should be done by any Gazetted Officer/Principal of the College).

  • Date of Birth Certificate / Class X Certificate
  • Marks sheets of Class XII / Degree certificate (as may be applicable)
  • Domicile Certificate
  • Aadhar Card
  • Any other certificates pertaining to academic and other activities.

Submission of Application Form

The completed Application Form for Admission may be sent to:

The ICFAI University, Jaipur,

Agra Road, Jamdoli, Near Cambay Golf Resort,
Jaipur - 302031, Rajasthan.
E-mail: admissions@iujaipur.edu.in
Website: www.iujaipur.edu.in.
Ph: 0141-5144466 / 5129388.


Program Fee:

Students have to pay the Program Fee at the beginning of each semester, as per the due dates which will be indicated in the Student Handbook. The first semester fee is to be paid on or before July 16, 2018.

Ph.D (3 years)
Admission Fee (One Time) Caution Deposit* Semester Fee (in INR) Total Program Fee (Excluding Admission Fee & Caution Deposit)
Domicile Non-Domicile Domicile Non-Domicile
20,000 10,000 35,000 40,000 2,10,000 2,40,000

All payments should be made by way of Demand Draft in favor of "The ICFAI University, Jaipur - Fee Collection A/c" payable at Jaipur.


Admission Calendar for Ph.D Program
Last Date for submission of completed Application Form August 25, 2018
Interview and Admission Decision August 31 2018
Registration & Commencement of Program September 05, 2018

Ph.D Program of the University is, in general a 3-Year program that emphasizes on development of the student's capacity to conduct original research.


Contact Us

Toll-free Number

1800 599 0767

Our Location

The ICFAI University, Jaipur Agra Road, Jamdoli, Near Cambay Golf Resort, Jaipur - 302 031, Rajasthan.