Ph.D. in Computer Science and Engineering



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Ph.D. in Computer Science & Engineering (CSE) at the School of Engineering and Technology (SOET), K.R. Mangalam University takes an applied approach to computer science theory and research. This programme is designed to expand one’s areas of expertise by exploring subjects such as Artificial Intelligence, Data Science, Data Analytics, Security and Privacy, Blockchains, Software Engineering, Modelling and Simulation, Wireless and Mobile Computing and Networking Computing. The Ph.D.programme is designed to prepare students for highly rewarding careers in academia and research labs.
Ph.D. in CSE programme at K.R. Mangalam University is designed under the guidance of highly qualified, experienced and recognized faculty in their respective fields and completely based on the research carried out by the scholars under the guidance of Supervisor/Co-Supervisor(s). Ph.D. programme caters to the following categories of students:

Full-Time Scholars

Scholars are required to devote full time on 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 a postgraduate degree or its equivalent from a recognized University, in respective discipline, with a minimum of 55% marks or a 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.



Candidates are required to download the Ph.D. admission form from the university website (click here) 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 INR 5000 (Refundable).
Admission to Ph.D. in CSE programme will be based on the overall performance in Post Graduate degree, Entrance Examination, Personal Interview and positions 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 the entrance examination.

 Personal Interview

Candidates who clear the written entrance examination will be selected for the 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 installment of the Ph.D.programme fee and security deposit within the specified time to confirm admission.

Programme Details

Programme Highlights
  • Ph.D. in CSE programme is based on research conducted by the student under the supervision of the Supervisor/Co-supervisor(s), and the duration of the programme is determined by the student's completion of the chosen research. 
  • The research work is distinguished by the discovery of new facts, the formulation of new theories, or a new interpretation of known facts. 
  • It should demonstrate the candidate's analytical and judgment abilities, as well as his or her ability to conduct independent research, design, or development.
  • All admitted students are provisionally registered in the programme and must complete a minimum of 14 credits of course work. 
  • Following successful completion of the course work, the student must identify a Supervisor/Co-supervisor(s) and prepare a detailed report in consultation with them.
  • Research Proposal/Synopsis of the research he/she wishes to conduct Students are formally registered in the Ph.D. programme after the Synopsis and Supervisor / Co-supervisor(s) have been approved. Normally, this must be completed within one year of admission. 
  • Following formal registration, the student begins to research and is required to submit a progress report at the end of each semester as well as make a presentation to the School Research Committee (SRC). 
  • The minimum time frame for submitting a dissertation is three years from the date of admission, and the maximum time frame is six years.
  •  According to UGC guidelines, women candidates and those with more than 40% disability may be granted a two-year extension.
  • After completing the research, the student must submit a summary (synopsis) of the research and give a presentation to the SRC. 
  • Before submitting the dissertation, the student should have published at least one paper from the research work in peer-reviewed journals and given at least two presentations at conferences. 
  • The dissertation must be original and free of plagiarism, and it will be evaluated by two examiners and the supervisor (s). 
  • The scholar must appear for the final viva voce for the award of the degree after receiving the Thesis assessment report and recommendations from all examiners.
Programme Outcomes
  • Becoming more employable: One of the reasons why you should opt for this course is that it will enhance your employability. After studying Computer Science and Engineering, 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 Computer Science and Engineering 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 Computer Science and Engineering 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

This course is for individuals who have critical thinking and problem-solving skills. Students who are innovative and have the skills to figure out solutions for real-life problems should pursue this course. The objective of this program is to prepare students to become industry ready and knowledgeable for a new world in which Computer Science plays a significant role and helps to transform the behaviour of students and help them to gain problem-solving techniques. Candidates who have a knack for learning the intricacies of the computer world and want to have a bright future in this field should opt for this course at K.R. Mangalam University. This course will not only enhance their already acquired skills but also make them goal-oriented.


Career Options

Students who complete their Ph.D. in Computer Science & Engineering will be able to secure handsome job profiles at various leading MNCs, PSUs and research institutions:
  • Computer Scientist
  • Computer Systems Manager
  • Big Data Analyst
  • Lecturer/Professor/Academician
  • Computer Network Architect
  • Research and Development
  • Data Science Engineer



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



Yes, the university offers top-notch hostel facilities to its students. The premises are spacious and well-ventilated. KRMU ensures to maintain an optimistic and rejuvenating atmosphere for the students so that they feel completely comfortable during the course of their studies.

Yes, students have access to high-quality transportation services at the university. KRMU provides its transportation facilities to all of the parts of Delhi-NCR. Shuttle Services from the Rajiv Chowk and HUDA Metro Station are also available.

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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