• Ph.D. programme in Computer Engineering

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About the
Ph.D. Program

The Doctoral program offered by Department of Computer Engineering gives the student a complete freedom to pursue both theoretical and empirical studies in a chosen domain of interest. The program ensures creating a strong technical background necessary to carry out the research and delivering original and substantial contribution to the discipline of computer engineering. The success is measured by conference presentations, conference publications, peer-reviewed journal articles, and the completion of a successful PhD thesis along with oral defense.
The Ph.D  degree is for those wishing to pursue a career in industrial research and development or institute / university research and teaching.
The department has 9 Doctorate faculty and 18 faculty pursuing Ph.D program from various reputed universities. They are pursuing research in diverse domains of Computer Engineering. The thrust areas recognized and currently working but not limited to are:
AI and its Applications: Computer Vision, Image Registration, Video Processing and Smart Surveillance Systems, GIS image Processing, Satellite Image Processing, Health care applications, Steganography, Content Based Image Retrieval.
Networking and security: VoLTE, Protocol Stacks (Computer Networks), Mobile Computing, Wireless Networking, Vehicular Ad Hoc network, 5G Applications, Adhoc networks, Wireless sensor networks, Covert Channels.
Information and information Security: Cyber Security, Digital forensics,Information Security.
Data Science: Data mining, Text Mining, Text analysis, Natural Language Processing, Big Data Analytics.
Computing: Cloud Computing, High Performance Computing, Compiler Design.


The eligibility criteria for a Ph.D. program at D Y Patil University, as per UGC guidelines, typically include:


  • A Master’s degree or equivalent in a relevant field from a recognized university.
  • A minimum of 55% marks or an equivalent grade in the qualifying examination (relaxation of 5% for SC/ST/OBC (non-creamy layer)/differently-abled candidates).
  • Qualifying in a national-level eligibility test such as UGC NET (including JRF)/CSIR NET/GATE or any other equivalent examination conducted by central agencies.
  • D Y Patil University Navi Mumbai is conducting the Ph.D. entrance examination twice a year.


As per UGC guidelines, the minimum and maximum duration for completion of a Ph.D. program are as follows:

Minimum duration: 3 years for full-time candidates and 4 years for part-time candidates.
Maximum duration: 6 years for full-time candidates and 7 years for part-time candidates. Extensions beyond the maximum period may be granted under certain exceptional circumstances, subject to university regulations.

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Our curriculum encourages a broad exploration of the design practice with an emphasis on user-centered approach and design thinking and beyond. We enable our students to develop critical, technical and managerial skills that align with the contemporary conversation within the industry also Entrepreneurial thinking for self-development by aligning with thought leaders in the industry. The course is focused on process-driven work that examines all aspects of industrial design from conception to implementation. We equip our students with a wide-range of design skills and thought process that allow them to articulate their design ideas and thinking. Our exemplary infrastructure and workshops support model making and prototype building for different kinds of design briefs.

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