Fellowship of Rs. 20000/‐ per month will be awarded to deserving full time research scholars. 
Ph.D (Full –Time  / Part-Time )


General Information

  • Applications are invited for admission into Research Programme offered by SOA  Deemed to be University  in the subject areas as indicated in Appendix-I .

  • Candidates belonging to the following categories need not appear for the Entrance Test but need to appear personal interview.
  • Those who are qualified and possessing a valid score in UGC-Net/UGC-CSIR NET (including JRF)/ICMR/GATE/GPAT/SLET/ teacher Fellowship. Besides, those with M.Phil degree need not appear written test.
  • Candidates admitted into Full-time Ph.D programme should not undertake any assignment/employment or shall not pursue any other full-time programme of study simultaneously.
  • The last date for submission  of application is   14th July 2018
  • SOA reserves the right to admit  or not to admit the candidates into any research programme

How to Apply

  • Candidates have to submit application online www.soa.ac.in, For details and instructions, please visit SIKSHA ‘O’ ANUSANDHAN   web site: www.soa.ac.in
  • Dean (R & D) office will not take any responsibility for the non receipt of application on time.
  • After filling the online form, a form will be generated and will be available in your mail. You have to take a hard copy of the same and submit the application form to the office of the Dean (R &D) along with all relevant documents.

Admission Information

  1. Admission shall be based on the marks secured in the Entrance Test and Interview, subject to the fulfillment of the eligibility criteria and the rules of reservation. 
  2. The following certificates are to be submitted along with online application
    1. Date birth (SSC/ Matriculation or Equivalent certificates)
    2. Postgraduate Degree/ M.Phil. Degree or Provisional Certificates as applicable
    3. NET/ICMR/ GGATE/ GPAT/ SLET etc. valid scores, if applicable
  3. The following Certificates  (In original ) are to be presented at the time of admission for verification:
    1. Postgraduate Degree/ M.Phil Degree or Provisional certificates as applicable.
    2. Marks Statement of the qualifying examination
    3. Transfer and Conduct certificate from the Institute where  the candidates last studied.
    4. NET/ICMR/GATE/GPAT/SLET etc. valid scores, if applicable.
    5. Migration certificate (for candidates from the other the SOA (Deemed to be University).
    6. Date of Birth ( SSC/Matriculation or equivalent Certificates).
    7. Integrated community certificate issued by the competent authority in case of SC/ST candidates.
    8. Medical Certificate from not below the rank of a Civil Surgeon in case of PHC.
    9. Physical Fitness certificate.
    10. Service certificate and “No Objection” certificate from the present employer (for  part-time candidates only.)

Admission Process

Candidates will have to qualify through a written test and personal interview of the shortlisted candidates.


Eligibility Criteria

Business Administration - MBA/ PGDM/ (AICTE approved)/ M. Com./ MA in Economics/ PMIR/ M. Tech industrial Engg. / Public administration, with 6.75 CGPA or 60 percent in aggregate.  (Only for Business Administration)

Hospitality and Tourism Management - MHMCT/MHM/MMTM/MBA(HM/TM), M.Com/ MA (Tourism /history/geography) or in  relevant discipline with CGPA 6.75 or 60 percent of marks in aggregate.

Medical Science - MD/MS in relevant discipline  with 6.75 CGPA or 60 percent of marks in aggregate. MBBS (Medical Science with 6.25 CGPA or 55 percent of marks in aggregate. M. Sc.in Medical science and  in Clinical Psychology, Mater in Occupational Therapy with 6.75 CGPA or 60 percent of marks in aggregate.

Dental Science - MDS in relevant discipline with 6.75 CGPA or 60 percent of marks in aggregate. BDS (Dental Science) with CGPA 6.75 or 60 percent marks in aggregate.

Pharmaceutical Sciences - M.Pharma in relevant discipline with CGPA 6.75 or 60 percent of marks in aggregate.

Law - LLM in relevant discipline with a minimum of 6.75 CGPA in a 10 point scale or 60 percent of marks in aggregate. 

Biotechnology  - M.Sc in Biotechnology or  relevant discipline with CGPA of 6.75 or 60 percent of marks in aggregate.

Civil Engineering -  M.Tech/ M.E or Equivalent Degree in the concerned branch with CGPA of 6.75 or 60 percent of marks in aggregate. B .E/ B.Tech. /AMIE in any branch of Engineering or its equivalent with CGPA of 7.75 or  70 percent and above marks in aggregate and one publication in a reputed National Journal and one in reputed International Journal and minimum work experience of 2 years.

Computer Science & Engineering - M.Tech/ M.E or Equivalent Degree in the concerned branch with CGPA of 6.75 or 60 percent of marks in aggregate. B .E/ B.Tech. /AMIE in any branch of Engineering or its equivalent with CGPA of 7.75 or  70 percent and above marks in aggregate and one publication in a reputed National Journal and one in reputed International Journal and minimum work experience of 2 years.

Electronic & Communication engineering - M.Tech/ M.E or Equivalent Degree in the concerned branch with CGPA of 6.75 or 60 percent of marks in aggregate. B .E/ B.Tech. /AMIE in any branch of Engineering or its equivalent with CGPA of 7.75 or  70 percent and above marks in aggregate and one publication in a reputed National Journal and one in reputed International Journal and minimum work experience of 2 years.

Electrical  Engineering  - M.Tech/ M.E or Equivalent Degree in the concerned branch. with CGPA 6.75 or 60 percent of marks in aggregate. B .E/ B.Tech. /AMIE in any branch of Engineering or its equivalent with CGPA of 7.75 or  70 percent and above marks in aggregate and one publication in a reputed National Journal and one in reputed International Journal and minimum work experience of 2 years.

Mechanical engineering - M.Tech/ M.E or Equivalent Degree in the concerned branch with CGPA of 6.75 or 60 percent of marks in aggregate. B .E/ B.Tech. /AMIE in any branch of Engineering or its equivalent with CGPA of 7.75 or  70 percent and above marks in aggregate and one publication in a reputed National Journal and one in reputed International Journal and minimum work experience of 2 years.

Chemistry - M.Sc. degree in Chemistry (any specialization) with CGPA of  6.75 or 60 percent marks in aggregate.

Physics - M.Sc. degree in Physics (any specialization) with CGPA of 6.75 or 60 percent marks in aggregate.

Mathematics - M.Sc. degree in Mathematics (any specialization) with CGPA of 6.75 or 60 percent marks in aggregate.

Humanities & Social Science - M.A. in English / Economics/ Library and Information Science / Literature with CGPA of 6.25 or 55 percent of marks.

Centre of Nano Science and Nano Technology - M.Sc in Chemistry  with CGPA of 6.25 or 55 percent of marks.

Center of Excellence in Theoretical and Mathematical Science - M.Sc. degree in Physics (any specialization) with CGPA of 6.75 or 60 percent of marks in aggregate.

Environmental Science - M.Sc. degree in Environmental Studies or Environmental Science with CGPA of 6.75 or 60 percent of marks in aggregate.

Applied Mathematics and Computing - M.A. in English / Economics/ Library and Information Science / Literature with CGPA 6.25 or 55 percent of marks.

Center for Bio fuels and Bio processing  research Center - M.Sc degree in   Chemistry/ Biotechnology/ Microbiology or in relevant discipline with CGPA of 6.75 or 60 percent of marks in aggregate.

Please Note:

  • The candidates belonging to SC/ST category shall be given a relaxation of 5% marks at Master level.
  • Any mandatory regulation periodically notified by the UGC shall be applicable.

Details of Entrance Test

  • The duration of the test is one hour.
  • Written test is having 50 percent weightage. It consists of short type questions and precis writing on research methodology.
  • Other weightages are as follows: 20 percent weightage for personal interview, 10 percent weightage for research publication, 10 percent  weightage for career and 10 percent weightage for research proposal.
  • The merit list for admission shall be prepared on the basis of marks obtained together in the entrance test and interview.

CONTACT PERSON
SIKSHA ‘O’ ANUSANDHAN (Deemed to be University), ITER Campus
PO-Khandagiri, Bhubaneswar - 751030

Mrs. Sagarika Dash
Mobile No.: 9778711100
Phone: 0674 - 2350181 Extn.- 2237
Email: deanresearch@soa.ac.in


IMPORTANT DATES
Last date for Submission of Application                 :               14.07.2018
Dates for Written Tests &  Interview                        :              03.08.2018 &.04.08.2018
                    


FEES FOR Ph.D. PROGRAMME (Full Time)

Admission / Registration Fee/ Course Fee : Rs. 32,000/‐
Annual Tuition fee : Rs. 25,000/‐
Thesis Examination Fee : Rs. 15,000/-

FEES FOR Ph.D. PROGRAMME (Part Time)

Admission / Registration Fee/ Course Fee : Rs. 47,000/‐
Annual Tuition fee : Rs. 40,000/‐
Thesis Examination Fee : Rs. 15,000/-


The following is the list of different disciplines and broad areas of research with the number of intended intake in respective disciplines

Institute of Business and Computer Studies : Full Time:2 / Part Time:1 - Green H.R, Operations Management (Inventory Management), Supply chain , Leadership Research

Hospitality and Tourism Management : Full Time:1 / Part Time:1 - Hospitality management and tourism management,  Tourism and Travel Management,  Event Management

Institute of Medical Science : Full Time:2 / Part Time:1  - Community Health Development

Institute of Dental Sciences : Full Time:2 / Part Time:1  - Dental Caries, Infant Oral Health Care, Management of Trauma in Children, Head and Neck Oncology, Genetic regulation in Head & neck region, Forensic Odontology, Normal development and its disturbances in the Oral Cavity, Non-Surgical Periodontal  Therapy, Preventive Dentistry, Dental Public Health.

Pharmaceutical sciences : Full Time:2/Part Time:1  - Development of Target Specific Novel Drug Delivery Systems For Localized Drug Delivery, Stability assessment of Ayush/Ayurvedic /Herbal formulations, Development of SOP for manufacture and quality control of Ayush/Ayurvedic/Herbal formulations, Pharmacological Studies , Novel drug delivery system ,  Herbal technology,   Drug designing and Synthesis ,  New method development . Localized M.R herbal drug delivery.

Centre  for biotechnology : Full Time:2/Part Time:1 - Functional Genomics and Metabolomics.

Electrical Engineering : Full Time:3/Part Time:1  - Distributed renewable power generation,  Power system operation and planning, Energy storage in smart grids,  Power System operation and scheduling , Solar power system,  Soft computing,  Control systems,  Microgrid Protection and Control 

Electronics Communication Engineering.  :Full Time:3/Part Time:1 - Video object detection and tracking, Electronics devices, Wireless Energy. Transmission, Signal and Image Processing Biomedical Signal and image processing, Optical Communication Network. Storage Devices, Micro strip Antenna, Mobile Communication.  Wireless sensor network

Mechanical Engineering   : Full Time:2/Part Time:1 - Composite material, Metal erosion , Fracture Mechanics , Fuel and Energy,  Application of nano-fluids in heat transfer, Nanofluids     Multi-Phase fluid flow and  Heat transfer,  Energy, Solidification and casting, Additive manufacturing, Thermal modeling, Supply chain, metal casting, welding, machining, Manufacturing system engineering

Civil Engineering  : Full Time:2/Part Time:1 - Geoinformatics,  Geotechnical Engineering,  Structural Engineering , Atmospheric   Science,  Weather and Climate variability, Climate Change, Environment and climate  

Computer Sc. & Engineering  : Full Time:2/Part Time:1 - Software Testing,  Natural Language Processing,   Cloud Computing, Internet of Things, Business Intelligence, Data Mining and Bio-informatics, Medical image processing and Machine Learning

Chemistry  : Full Time:2/Part Time:1 - Synthesis and characterization of hydrogel nano particles and films for bio medical application.  Physico–chemical studies of solute-solvent interactions in solutions. Solvent extraction and separation of rare earths and transition metals. Molecular interaction studies. Computational material science. SAR/QSPR models. Environmental monitoring, remediation and waste utilization. Bio remediation of waste water and eco-toxicological evolution. Ambient and Stack air quality monitoring and modeling. Design and development of integrated nano-photo catalytic bio-hybrid system for energy and environment, Conducting polymer nanocomposites.

Physics : Full Time:2/Part Time:1 - Theoretical-- (1) Nuclear Physics: Nuclear Structure & Reaction ,  (2) condensed matter physics: Application of Quantum Mechanics(Photonics, BEC and other interdisciplinaries),  (3) High Energy Physics. Experimental-- (1) Ferroelectrics and multiferroics, (2) Perovskite nanomaterials for solar cell applications, (3)  compound semiconductors (Group II  - IV  element of periodic table)  for high  speed  electronic device, (4) Electron Spectroscopy: Thin film & Magnetism,  (5) Photoreceptor Optics,

Mathematics : Full Time:2 / Part Time:1  - Fluid Dynamics: Heat and Mass Transfer, Nanofluid

Humanities & social Science : Full Time: 1/Part Time:1 - Economics , English

Centre of Nano science and Nano Technology : Full Time:2/Part Time:1 : Nanomaterials for energy storage and energy generation, Catalysis & photocatalysis, organic transformation reaction for fine chemical synthesis and environmental applications

 Center of Excellence  in Theoretical and Mathematical  science (focus  on advanced  physics  Research  in theory   and Experiments) : Full Time:2/Part Time:1 - High Energy Physics Theory and Phenomenology, Neutrino Physics, the Physics of Dark Matter, Collider Physics. Neutrinos from the sky, Origin of masses and mixings, WIMP as dark matter, Physics of decaying dark matter, Confronting limitations of the standard model, Gauge and non Gauge extensions, Origin of Gauge and Fermion mass hierarchies, Baryon asymmetry of the universe. Titanium based materials, Calcium phosphate based materials, Chitosan, Gelatin, Collagen and other Biopolymers, Ceramic and Polymeric based Scaffolds, Bioinformatics, Dental and Orthopaedic Implants, Osteoblast and Stem cell culture, Bacteria culture, Ion implantation of biocompatible elements, Elemental analysis using PIXE, EDXRF.

Center for Applied Mathematics & Computing : Full Time:1/Part Time:1 - Nonlinear Wave in Plasma, Numerical solution of Partial Differential equation, Particular Galerkin Method, Finite Element Analysis

Bio fuels and Bio processing  research Center :Full Time:1/Part Time:1 - Biotechnology, Microbiology