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Ph.D Information Science & Engineering (IS)

Doctor of Philosophy in Information Science & Engineering (IS)

Have you completed your post graduation in Information Science? Are you looking forward to continue your studies in the field of research? If yes, then you should go for Ph.D. in Information Science and Engineering. All the details related to the course can be obtained from below.

Course Name: Ph.D Information Science & Engineering (IS)
Stream: Engineering
Course Category: Information Technology
Duration: 3-5 years


Ph.D. or Doctor of Philosophy is a research-based course and it is considered the highest academic degree in any stream. Ph.D. in Information Science and Technology includes the study of operating systems, database management systems, evolutionary algorithms, distributed systems, formal modeling, human-computer interaction, verification of embedded systems, etc. Candidates also learn about systems software, hardware, application software, programming languages, decision support systems, design and analysis of algorithms, ERP and MIS through his course.
Although this course includes extensive research and lab work, candidates can pursue it with their jobs side by side.


Candidates holding Post graduation degree in the same or related field like Master of Technology, Master of engineering, etc from a registered and reputed engineering institute are eligible for this course. There is no age criteria for this course and can be pursued at any stage of professional life as per the suitability and requirement of the candidate.

Ph.D Information Science & Engineering (IS) 2019 - 2020 Admissions/Application Enquiry


Ph.D Information Science & Engineering (IS) - Colleges & Admission Notifications

Find the list of colleges offering Ph.D Information Science & Engineering (IS) course. Check out individual college websites to know more about the admission for 2019 - 2020 academic year. You may download the application form and course details from the official college website.

College NameUniversityState
Dayananda Sagar College of EngineeringVisvesvaraya Technological University Karnataka
Iiit-bangaloreIndian Institute of Information Technology AllahabadKarnataka
M.M. Engineering CollegeKurukshetra UniversityHaryana

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Admission Procedure

Admissions in Ph.D. can be availed in different ways. The most common way is to appear in national level or state level entrance tests. Candidates securing top ranks can get admissions in top-ranked institutes very easily through this. They also get stipends during the course if they get admissions this way.
Another way is to appear and qualify institute level entrance tests.
Candidates can join Ph.D. by extension of the project they are already pursuing but this requires approval from the guide.


The duration of this course is not very strict and ranges from 3 to 5 years. The initial 2 years are considered as a junior research fellowship and after that, it is Senior Research fellowship.
In certain circumstances, candidates may also get extension against valid reasons.

Further Study options

After Ph.D., candidates interested in continuing their research can enroll in Post Doctorate degree which is nothing but the extension of the work they are doing in Ph.D. Apart from Post Doc, other short-term courses to improve the skills can be pursued if it is required as per their job.

Course Highlights

The initial phase of the course requires literature reading and candidates go through the research publications and the work is already done in their field. They study electrical engineering basics, engineering related physics, logic designs, discrete mathematics, etc
After that, research work or lab work starts. In the end, thesis needs to be submitted.

Job aspects

These candidates can work in research labs, academic institutes, and hardware-software companies very easily.

Ph.D Information Science & Engineering (IS) Admissions for 2019 - 2020 Academic Year

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