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Doctor Of Philosophy Degree

The Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degree is a research degree by thesis under the supervision of an experienced member of academic staff or a supervisory panel.A panel is made up of graduate staff and experts from either within or outside the University. The minimum duration of studies is 3 - 6 years full-time and 4 - 8 years part-time.


The academic progress of a research student is evaluated twice a year through the progress reports. Final assessment is through thesis and a viva-voce examination.


A student who has satisfied the Examination Committee for Postgraduate Studies in all aspects of their work is eligible for the award of the degree of Doctor of Philosophy.



Enrol now for February 2015 intake of our Doctor of Philosophy (PhD).



International Students

Local Students

Closing Date for Online Application


26 December 2014

06 January 2015

Last day to issue Offer Letter


07 January 2015

14 January 2015

Registration Date for New Students


(Coursework & Research) : 16 February – 20 February 2015

Registration Date for Returning Students


(Coursework & Research) : 16 February – 01 March 2015

Late Registration With Charges

(ONLY for Returning Students)



02 March 2015 - 08 March 2015


Welcoming New Graduate Student Event



28 February 2015





  • A Master Degree with good pass from an approved university in an area relevant to the candidate's proposed area of research.
  • Other equivalent qualifications approved by the Senate, or


English Proficiency

  • For international students, a minimum IELTS Score of 6.0 or its equivalent (e.g TOEFL-525; TOEFL Computer Test-196; TOEFL Internet Test 69-70) is required.


 Important Dates for Application & Registration : February 2014 Intake


International Students

Local Students

Closing Date for Online Application



Meeting to finalize



Offer Letter to Applicants



Registration date by students