• Ph.D. programme in Information Technology

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About the
Ph.D. Program

As part of the doctoral program in the department of information technology, research scholars understand and explore open problems and current research work happening in areas dealing with Information Technology. Students are enabled with the required background to pursue research in cutting-edge domains related to Information Technology.
Students who wish to continue studies after completion of their M Tech degree in Information Technology or Computer Science/Engineering can pursue  Ph.D. degree.

Some of the research areas in Information Technology that our faculty is currently working on are as follows:
• Machine Learning, Deep Learning and Artificial Intelligence. Optimization of algorithms, NLP, Biomedical and Vision applications.
• Data Science, Mining, warehousing, Data and Business Analytics, Forecasting, Privacy Issues in Data Science, Social Networking and Marketing.
• Cyber Security, Privacy, Digital Forensics, Block-Chain technologies and applications, Cryptography, Watermarking.
• Computer Networks, Mobile Adhoc Networks, Vehicular Networks, Wireless Sensor Networks, IoT Protocols, Network Security.
• Image Processing, Machine Vision, Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality.
• Virtualization and Cloud Computing, Storage Area Networks, Green Technologies for Cloud, Security and Privacy issues in Cloud.
• Students who are passionately looking forward to pursue research in the domain areas listed above should opt for the PhD degree.
• Students interested in IT R & D careers as Data Analysts, Security Analysts or IT Architects will find this programme useful.

Who should opt for the

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 Entrepreneural 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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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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