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Ph.D. (Research) in Computer Science & Applications

S. No. Course Eligibility Course Duration Type
1 Post-Doctoral Research Fellow Ph.D. in a related field Minimum 1 year to maximum 5 years Part Time/Full Time



Our University is determined to promote Research and its Activates. In order to initiate and encourage continuing research among young research scholars, to pursue advanced research in their area of specialization we will have a scheme for award of Post-Doctoral Research Fellow Certificate  to eligible PhD Degree holders duly guided by University Grants Commission (UGC) Guidelines in this regard.



(a)     The Programme leading to Post-Doctoral Research Fellow Certificate Program will be offered at the Colleges of Srinivas University.

(b)     Subject to the general guidance of the Academic Council, research work in the University leading to Post-Doctoral Research Fellow Certifcate shall be overseen by the University Research Council (URC).

(c)     Any candidate who fulfils the eligibility condition can seek registration according to the enrolment procedure laid down hereunder.



The duration of the Program is One year to Five years from the date of enrolment.



The applicant for enrolment must have A Doctoral degree (Ph.D./DBA) from a recognized Indian or foreign University in the relevant discipline provided that :

The candidate must have a doctorate degree in the relevant subject from Universities/Institutions recognised by UGC/Association of India Universities (AIU), with published research work to their credit. Those who have already submitted their PhD thesis can also enroll by giving an  undertaking to the effect.


Supervision and Progress Report

The Post-Doctoral Research Fellow and his/her research project shall be mentored by a Supervisor identified by the Department and approved by the URC. The Supervisor shall be a permanent faculty member of the Department and shall have research experience in the project related disciplines. The Supervisor will oversee the Fellow in all his/her work performance and progress of research including for administrative compliances. The Post-Doctoral Research Fellow will be required to submit a Progress Report in the prescribed format and make a presentation annually as may be decided by the Supervisor in consultation with the Director of Research. Copy of the Progress Report with the comments of the Supervisor and the HOD must be sent to the URC. On satisfactory completion of the Research and subject to its due assessment and/or publications, the Scholar will be awarded the Certificate of Post-Doctoral Research indicating the specific title of the research project. All Research findings and Publications, Monographs, Patents etc relating to the Research Project must be affiliated to and shall remain the property of the University



The application form for the award of Post-Doctoral Fellow Certificate Program shall be downloaded from the University website and duly filled form should be submitted to the Director - Research any time during the year with prescribed Application fee.

In addition, he/she should enclose

(1)     Bio-data with 2 Photos.

(2)    List of his/her research publications.

(3)    Google Scholar ID Details

(4)      Attested copies of certificates in support of the qualifications (from matriculation to Masters, Ph.D. degree) and experience.

(5)     Proposal for  Post-Doctoral work.


URC shall constitute an Academic Expert Committee (AEC) of three members who shall be reputed scholars in the relevant area. The Academic Expert Committee shall consider and recommend the suitability of the applicant. The Academic Expert Committee, while considering the proposal shall invite the applicant for detailed discussion, and make a recommendation with a provisional date of registration for starting of the Post Doctoral programme by providing a provisional approval letter to the candidate.


Registration for the Programme :

Upon receiving a provisional approval letter, the candidate has to register for the program by paying the prescribed admission fee along with the Synopsis of the work.


Submission of final Thesis :

After registration, the candidate has to submit the final thesis in prescribed format after the period of one year or subsequent years. He should have published at least two papers in refereed journals during his  period.


Evaluation Procedure: Post-Doctoral fellows should give a  presentation in  front of the committee framed by the Research council. After a Positive Recommendation from the committee. The Research Council will recommend to the university to grant Post-Doctoral Research certificate to the candidate

Fee Structure

(For the Academic Year 2023-24)

S.No Courses Duration Annual Fee Structure
1 Post Doctoral Fellow Certificate (PDF)  
Eligibility : Ph.D. in any Subject
One Year (Part Time) Rs. 25,000/year Rs. 20,000/year


(1) University Registration Fee, Eligibility Fee for other State/NRI students, Examination Fee, Uniform Fee, Hostel Fee, Industry visit fee, Internship fee, Transportation fee, Sports & games fee, Extra-curricular activity fee, etc., are extra. The course fees mentioned for subsequent years may vary annually up to 6%. (2) The University Placement & Training Team will assist the admitted students to get (a) Earn While Learn, (b) Industry Internship, and (c) Final Job Placement. (3) Karnataka Quota* : 1. Applicable only to Karnataka students having 50% or more in the applicable subject combination. 2. To be considered as Karnataka domicile student should have studied 7 years including PUC/Degree in the Karnataka.