Ph.D. in Physics



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Ph.D. in Physics from School of Basic & Applied Science (SBAS) is a research program, where students are expected to develop new theories and systems. It requires the candidate to spend many years doing an intensive study to prepare for his or her Ph.D. dissertation defense after which you will be required to submit your findings in the form of a thesis for evaluation by board members and other experts.
Ph.D. in Physics from K.R. Mangalam University is an opportunity to explore the boundaries of knowledge, to foster independent thinking and to pursue innovative research. You will be trained as a physicist and will learn how to apply this knowledge to solve real-world problems. The Ph.D. program at K.R. Mangalam University is designed for students who want rigorous training in physics, enjoy research, and are interested in leading the development of new technologies that address current national needs. The Ph.D. programme caters to the following categories of students:

The Ph.D. programme caters to the following categories of students:

Full-Time Scholars

Scholars are required to devote full time in the campus for the Ph.D. programme. Some scholars may be offered a teaching/research/project assistantship. The selected scholars will be required to assist in teaching/laboratories and other developmental work under the guidance of a mentor.

Part-Time Scholars

Scholars working in organizations situated in close vicinity of the university can enroll under this category.

Sponsored Scholars

Employees of organizations/industries having collaborations with the university can enroll under this category.

Eligibility Criteria

  • The candidate should have postgraduate degree or its equivalent from a recognized University, in respective discipline, with minimum 55% marks or minimum CGPA of 5.5 on a 10 point scale.
  • They are required to supply a brief statement of research interests (maximum 1 page) Research experience like project work or internships at the undergraduate or master’s-level should be highlighted. Candidates who have qualified CSIR-NET or GATE examination will be preferred.

Admission process

Candidates are required to download the Ph.D. admission form from the university website and submit it completely filled in all respects with copies of all the documents. Shortlisted candidates will be called for written examination and interview. They will be required to pay a Registration-cum-Processing fee of 5000/- (Refundable).

Admission to Ph. D. Programme will be based on the overall performance in Post Graduate degree, Entrance Examination, Personal Interview and facilities available. Preference will be given to CSIR/UGC NET qualified candidates and those having sponsored projects.

Written Entrance Examination

It will broadly test the research aptitude and ability to comprehend. Candidates with NET, GATE, M Phil. or equivalent qualification may be exempted from entrance examination.

Personal Interview

Candidates who clear the written entrance examination will be selected for personal interview. The interview will be conducted by the Interview Board of the University to comprehensively judge in depth knowledge in the concerned subject/area and ability to do research.

Admitted candidates will be required to pay the first instalment of the Ph.D. programme fee and security deposit within the specified time to confirm the admission.

To know more about about our faculty and their specializations in the research field, visit our faculty profile section.


Programme Details

Programme Highlights
  • Ph.D. in Physics Programme is based on the research carried out by the student under the guidance of the Supervisor/Co-supervisor(s) and the programme duration is dependent upon the completion of the chosen research by the student. 
  • The research work is characterized either by the discovery of new facts or the proposition of a new theory/theories or by a fresh interpretation of known facts. 
  • It should bear evidence of the candidate’s capacity for analysis and judgment as well as his/her ability to carry out independent investigation, design or development.
  • All admitted students are provisionally registered into the Programme and are required to do a mandatory minimum course work of 14 credits. 
  • Upon successful completion of the course work, the student shall identify Supervisor /Co-supervisor(s) and in consultation prepare a detailed Research Proposal/Synopsis of the research that he/she wants to carry out. 
  • After the approval of the Synopsis and Supervisor /Co-supervisor(s), students are formally registered in to Ph.D. Programme. This must normally be done within one year of admission. 
  • After formal registration, the student proceeds with research and is required to submit his/her progress report at the end of every semester and make a presentation before School Research Committee (SRC). 
  • The minimum period after which a student can submit the thesis is three years from the date of admission and the maximum period allowed is 6 years.
  • Upon completion of the research work, the student has to submit a pre-dissertation presentation of the research work before School Research Committee (SRC).
  • Before submitting the thesis, the student should have fulfilled all the necessary conditions laid for submission of a thesis as mentioned in Ph.D. regulations. 
  • The thesis must be a piece of original work free from any plagiarism, is subject to evaluation by examiners. 
  • On having the Thesis assessment report and recommendations from all examiners, the scholar has to appear for the final viva voce for the award of the degree.
Programme Outcomes
  • Becoming more employable: One of the reasons why you should opt for a Ph.D. in Physics is that it will enhance your employability. After studying Physics, you will have a wide range of career options to choose from. Having knowledge in multiple avenues will also help you in getting a good starting salary package. 
  • Gaining confidence in communication: Another reason why you should consider getting a Physics degree is that you will get the confidence to communicate with all sorts of people.
  • Global Communication: By opting for this course, you will be able to communicate different messages with people and enterprises all over the world. This will eliminate any barriers when it comes to global communication.
  • Gaining knowledge: Gaining a lot of knowledge in the field of Physics is another advantage of this course. You can use this knowledge to work on individual projects or to collaborate with a team of like-minded people. 
  • Personality development: Being in this field will add an edge to your personality and make you appear more intelligent and charismatic to the outside world. The skills that you gain during this degree will empower you and give you the confidence to solve real-world problems.

Who should Pursue

Students who are willing to build a career that revolves around the futuristic principles of Physics should opt for this programme. After graduating from this course, you will have plentiful opportunities to create financial freedom in your life and live wherever you want to. This field is also for those people who are lifelong learners and want to develop their critical thinking skills. Physicists are the new-age problem solvers and this programme is best suited for such passionate individuals. 


Career Options

There are various areas in which you can build a good career after graduating from this course. Some of these paths are well-known, while others aren't much of a common choice. Here is the list of some of the possible career sectors that you can take up after completing this degree:
  • Lecturer/Professor/Academicians
  • Consultant
  • Quantitative Researcher
  • Industrial Researcher
  • Science Editor
  • Medical Science Liason Head
  • Data Scientist
  • Big Data Analyst
  • Patent Agent/Attorney
  • R&D Advisor
  • Quality Control Manager
  • Quality Assurance Manager


K.R. Mangalam University believes in shaping a bright future for its students--that is why it offers only the best of the placement opportunities available in the market. Students of KRMU have secured handsome salary packages through college placements. The university also provides career counselling services to students who are confused about their careers. Additionally, it encourages its students to build a strong professional network so that they can work in their dream jobs when they want to. The top recruiters that are a part of our placement drive are as follows:
  • HCL
  • CPA Global
  • Oyo
  • Paytm
  • Magic Meters
  • News On Dot
  • BookMyForex
  • Indiabulls
  • Husys
  • LawRato
  • Airtel


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Yes, K.R. Mangalam University provides high-quality career counselling services to its students. This can enable the students to learn how to unleash their inner potential and make the right career choices. They can identify their dream careers if they receive proper guidance and mentorship.

The university strives to make its students industry-ready through a rigorous academic curriculum and campus placements. KRMU has started the ‘Campus to Corporate Connect’ initiative to build a sustainable and mutually beneficial relationship with esteemed corporates and institutions across different industries.

Yes, there are well-structured computer labs equipped with the latest hardware and necessary software in accordance with the curriculum at K.R. Mangalam University. These labs can enable students to feel confident about theoretical concepts by providing opportunities for thorough practice.


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