The PhD programme is offered by all the Engineering, Science, HSS, Management and all other specialised Schools and Centres. Admissions are done twice in a year; the first cycle (Starting on July) and the second cycle (starting on January). See the website for announcements (Oct/Nov for the January cycle and April/May for the July Cycle). Scholars may also join enjoying the scholarships offered by the CSIR, DST and similar other organisations. These scholars may join any time in a year.