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Admission to Ph. D.(Full Time / Part Time) & PDF in Engineering & Technology, Science & Humanities, Architecture and Management

Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science is looking for bright and dedicated young scholars interested in research to join us as Ph.D. scholars. Currently, we offer Ph.D. programmes in Aeronautical Engineering, Architecture, Bio Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Civil Engineering, Computer Science and Engineering, Electrical Engineering, English Literature, Materials Science and Engineering, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering  Physics.

Prospective students satisfying the eligibility criteria are encouraged to apply for carrying out  research areas mentioned below.

Minimum Eligibility for Ph.D.

Course Minimum Qualification for Admission
Ph.D. Degree in Engineering / Technology A Pass in M.E. / M.Tech. / M.S. (By Research) in the relevant branch with minimum 55% marks.
Ph.D. Degree in Architectural and Planning A Pass in M.Arch. / M.T.P. / M.Plan / MURP/ M.S. (By Research) in the relevant branch with minimum 55% marks.
Ph.D. Degree in Management Studies A Pass in M.B.A. / M.S. (By Research) / PG Diploma of an IIM / M.Com. / M.B.M. / M.C.S.(Corporate Secretaryship) /M.A.(Economics / Econometrics) / M.Sc. (Psychology) / M.Sc. (Statistics / Applied Operations Research) with minimum 55% marks.
Ph.D.  Degree in Computer Applications A Pass in M.C.A. /  M.S. (By Research) / M.Phil. in the relevant branch with minimum 55% marks
Ph.D. Degree in Science and Humanities A Pass in M.Sc. / M.A. / M.C.A. / M.S (By Research) / M.Phil. in the relevant branch with minimum 55% marks.
Ph.D. Degree in Library & Information Sciences A pass in M.L.I.S. / M.Phil. with minimum of 55% marks.
Ph.D. Degree in Physical Education A pass in M.P.Ed. / M.Phil. with minimum of 55% marks.

Financial Support*

Technology & Science – Fellowship available for meritorious Full-Time, candidates

  • IIT Candidates / GATE / NET qualified Rs.25,000 – 28,000/ p.m.
  • .Others: Rs. 15,000 – 18,000/p.m

Eligibility & Fellowship for PDF*

Ph.D in Engineering &Technology, Science, Architecture & Management.
Rs.35,000/- per month for a period of Two Years (extendable based on performance).

Financial support for Ph.D. / PDF subject to the following Conditions

*Conditions for Fellowship
Consistently good academic record Publications in WoS / Scopus / IEEE Indexed Journals/ Conference Proceedings etc.,
Minimum 75% marks obtained in UG & PG Book Publications
Achievements and awards Achievements and awards


  • Full time PhD students are encouraged to present their research work at international conferences
  • Candidates can have Joint Supervisors from Industry, R&D Organisations and National Institutions of Repute and Collaborating Universities from abroad.
  • Candidates also can carry out part of their research work in Laboratories of Collaborating Universities and Research Centres.


  • Research Scholars can have joint Supervisors from Industry, R & D organisations, Collaborating Institutions from India / abroad
  • Can do part Research work in Laboratieos abroad (collaborating Universities)

Research Areas

Discipline Broad Area of Research
School of Aeronautical Engineering
  • Aero Dynamics
  • Avionics / Aero Space / Launch Vehicle
  • GPS and Local Area Augmentation Systems
  • Joint Precision Approach and Landing Systems
  • Automatic Dependent Surveillance Broadcast
  • Dual Airborne Laser Scanner
  • Composites
  • Aircraft Maintenance Engineering (with NDT)
School of Building Sciences

Structural Engineering

  • Cold formed Steel
  • Concrete, Composite & Dynamics of structures
  • Sustainable concrete & Steel structures
  • Earthquake engineering
  • Retro fitting of structures

Environmental Engineering

  • Advanced oxidation Technologies for Water, Waste gas, Wastewater Treatment and         Hydrogen Production
  • Air Quality Modelling and Waste Management

Water Resources

  • CO2 Sequestration
  • Maintenance Optimization in Water Distribution Networks Performance Evaluation of pipe networks
  • Sustainable Water Management Integrated
  • Water Resources Management
  • Urban Planning
  • PERI – URBAN,Energy Efficient Architecture
  • Landscape Architecture
  • Smart Building
  • Construction Engineering
  • Highway Engineering
  • Civionics
  • Transportation Engineering
School of Electrical Sciences


  • Communication Network security
  • Signal Processing
  • Wireless Sensor Network
  • Wireless Communication Networks-Mobile
  • Photonics


  • Process Control
  • Renewable Energy
  • SignalProcessing
  • Power system
  • High Voltage Engineering
  • Power Electronics
School of Mechanical Engineering
  • Friction, Wear and Lubrication (Tribology)
  • Industrial Office Ergonomics
  • Heat Exchangers and Heat Transfer
  • Thermal Energy Systems
  • Materials and Metallurgy
  • Nano Materials
  • Composites
  • Ceramics
  • Renewable Energy
  • Mechatronics
  • Robotics&Pneumatics
  • Machine Vision
  • Metal Cutting
  • Cylindrical / Surface Grinding
  • Welding Technology
  • Alternate Fuels&Bio Diesel
  • Vehicle Dynamics
  • Autotronics
School of Computing Sciences
  • Big Data
  • Network Security
  • Machine Intelligence
  • Advanced Computing
  • Adhoc Networks
  • Internet of Things
  • Cloud Computing
  • Image Processing
School of Management Studies
  • Media Management
  • Business Analytics
  • Logistic and Supply Chain Management
  • Social Entrepreneurship
  • Resource Management and Sustainable Development
  • Hospitality Management
  • Healthcare Management
  • Information Systems
Bio Technology
  • Tissue Engineering
  • Stem Cell Research
  • Stress Biology
  • Genetic Engineering
  • Microbial Technology
  • Toxicology
  • Cancer Biology
  • Graph Theory
  • Differential Equation
  • Numerical Methods
  • Fuzzy Graphs
  • Quantitative Techniques & Statistics
  • Fluid Dynamics
  • Operation Research\
  • Topology
  • Inorganic Materials
  • Catalysis
  • Targeted drug delivery
  • Organic synthesisComplexes
  • Materials Science
  • Conducting Polimers
  • Nanocomposites
  • Magnetic Materials
  • Thin Films
  • English Language Teaching
  • Aviation English
  • Business English
  • Computer Assisted Language Learning
  • American Literature
  • Past Colonial Literature
  • British Literature
  • Linguistics
  • Canadian Literature
  • Aboriginal Literature      

Admission is generally offered on the basis of Test & Interview. The Institute will invite eligible candidates for a written test and interview. The final selection will be primarily based on academic credentials, written test and interview.

Online Ph.D.  / PDF Applications can be obtained on payment of Rs.1000/-
Hard copy of the Ph.D. Applications are also available on payment of Rs. 1000/- by cash / DD from Head Office,Hindustan Group of Institutions, 40, GST Road,St. Thomas Mount, Chennai- 600016.

The completed application forms along with the following Documents are to be submitted to the above mentioned address :

  • Passport size Photo ( 2 nos.)
  • UG & PG Degree certificate (Xerox)
  • UG& PG Mark sheet (Consolidate)
  • One-page write up (500 Words) of the desired area of research
  • No Objection Certificate from the employer ( If applying Part – Time)
  • Demand Draft / Online payment for Rs.1000 drawn in favour of HITS, Padur.

For further information, kindly contact

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