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B.S. Abdur Rahman Crescent Institute of Science and Technology Ph.D. admissions 2018

Do you want to hold a Ph.D. degree from B.S. Abdur Rahman Crescent Institute of Science and Technology? Admission for July 2018 session is open at B.S. Abdur Rahman Crescent Institute of Science and Technology for Ph.D. (full time/part time) programmes. Follow this article to know more on how to apply for Ph.D. programmes offered at B.S. Abdur Rahman Crescent Institute of Science and Technology.

2018 Ph.D. (Full time/Part time) admissions at B.S. Abdur Rahman Crescent Institute of Science and Technology

B.S Abdur Rahman Crescent Institute of Science and Technology is an educational center operated by B.S. Abdur Rahman University. Admissions to Ph.D. programs at B.S Abdur Rahman Crescent Institute of Science and Technology usually happens twice in a year. i.e. 2 separate sessions will be conducted during January and July of every academic year. The admissions for July 2018 session is now open at B.S. Abdur Rahman Crescent Institute of Science and Technology. Interested and the eligible candidates can follow the below-mentioned admission procedures to apply for Ph.D. (Full time/Part time) program.

Eligibility criteria and Requirements of Full time/ Part time Ph.D. program


  • Candidates who wish to apply for Ph.D. programs must have a Master's degree (M.E/M/Tech/M.S) or any other equivalent degree from the same institution or any other recognized university or institution in the below-mentioned departments

    Eligible departments: Civil, Aeronautics, Automobile, Mechanical, EEE, ECE, E&I, CSE, IT, Computer Applications, Management Studies, Mathematics, Physics, Polymer, Chemistry, English, Islamic Studies, Crescent School of Life Science and Technology, Economics

  • Candidates who has a Bachelor's degree in Engineering/ Technology or any equivalent degree from the same institution or any other recognized university or institution can also apply only if he/she has a minimum of 10 years of experience in National Research laboratories or any other public sector companies with the minimum submission of 3 publications in refereed journals or 2 patents.

Requirements of full time Ph.D program

  • AICTE sponsored candidates selected under Quality Improvement Program (QIP) for teachers of engineering colleges are eligible only for full-time programs in the disciplines as mentioned in the guidelines of AICTE.

  • Candidates who are selected under the Fellowship programs offered by the national or any other recognized bodies are eligible for full-time studies only in respective disciplines offered at the institution.

  • Foreign candidates who are sponsored by the Government of India or any exchange programs are eligible for full-time Ph.D. programs.

  • Full-time candidates can do research work in the institution itself and must be available during the working hours of curricular and other co-curricular related activities.

  • Candidates who are employed and wanted to pursue full-time program should be formally relieved from their duty before joining the research program or should avail leave during the research period.

Note: Candidates must strictly satisfy the eligibility conditions of the research institution even though they are sponsored or selected under any recognized programs or national bodies.

Requirements of part-time Ph.D programme

  • Candidates who are full-time teachers of the institution are eligible to apply for part-time Ph.D. program.

  • Candidates who are working as a teacher in any Government/ Unaided / Aided / Self-financing Colleges or Polytechnic colleges are also eligible for part-time Ph.D. program.

  • Candidates working in industries, labs R&D establishments, Units of Government or any other research laboratories and sponsored by the respective employer/organization can also apply for part-time Ph.D. program.

How to apply

Candidates who satisfy the above-mentioned eligibility criteria and the requirements of the institution can apply for either full time or part time Ph.D. program.

Ph.D. application forms can be obtained in person from the Director (Admissions) of the institution or can also be downloaded from the official website of the institution [ http://www.bsauniv.ac.in/admission-for-research-scholars ]

Points to remember while filling the application

  1. Separate application must be submitted if the candidates wish to apply for more than one department.

  2. Candidates should clearly specify their Department and the area of research in the application form.

  3. Candidates must indicate whether they wish to perform full-time or part-time or fellowship program (JRF/SRF) in the appropriate box provided in the application form.

The completed application form along with the below-mentioned enclosures and a Demand Draft for Rs.1000/- must be submitted to the Director (Admissions), B.S. Abdur Rahman Crescent Institute of Science and Technology, Seethakaathi Estate, Vandalur, Chennai-600048, Phone:+91-44-22759236 / 22759200


  1. Candidates who are working must attach a certificate of employment and no objection certificate from the employer to pursue Ph.D.

  2. Attested copy of SSLC certificate must be enclosed as age proof. (Do not attach original certificates)

  3. Attested copies of both UG and PG mark sheets and degree certificates must be enclosed. (Do not attach original certificates)

  4. One page write up about the tentative research topic duly signed by the candidate must be enclosed

  5. Four recently taken passport size photographs should be enclosed in a small cover

Admission procedure

After submitting the application form, the research institution will shortlist the eligible candidates and will call the shortlisted candidates for a written test and an interview. After conducting the final round of interview, the selection committee will select the candidates and will help to finalize a supervisor or a guide for the candidate based on the tentative topic, area of research and the field of specialization of the candidate.

After provisional registration process and the approval of the Vice-chancellor of the Institution, the candidates will be officially admitted into the Ph.D. program.

Important dates to remember

Last date for submission of application: 26.05.2018
Date of entrance examination and interview: 13.06.2018
Publication of finals results in the institution's website: 22.06.2018
Admission to the Ph.D. program- July 2018: 02.07.2018

Contact details

For admission related queries and details, the candidates can contact
Office of the Dean (Academic Research), B.S. Abdur Rahman Crescent Institute of Science &Technology, Vandalur, Chennai-600048
Email: dean.academicresearch@bsauniv.ac.in
Phone: +91-44- 22759 233/+91-44-22759236 / 22759200 Extension: 122 / 124 / 223

Special Disclaimer : This article is written based on the information provided on the official website of B.S. Abdur Rahman Crescent Institute of Science and Technology (http://www.bsauniv.ac.in)

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