PhD Mechanical Engineering

About The Program

The PhD program in Mechanical Engineering is designed to deliver students a broad background in mechanical engineering and related technologies. The program mission is to impart knowledge through a comprehensive and advanced curriculum followed with intense research training so that the graduating PhDs are fully prepared for industrial and technological challenges of future. The students are expected to tackle complex engineering and technological problems through a professional approach by utilizing advanced tools and techniques under the guidance of professional, dedicated and research focused faculty members. Mechanical engineering department provides students the opportunity to conduct research in Mechanical Design; Thermo-fluids and Manufacturing system. The Department has a close liaison with the industry and R&D organizations to support and foster research activities.

Admission Requirements

  • MS degree in relevant discipline
  • Minimum CGPA 3.0/4.0 (Semester System) or 60% marks (Annual System)
  • NTS GAT Subject Test with 60% marks
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Interview

Degree Requirement

A PhD candidate shall be awarded degree on successful completion of the following requirements:

  • 18 Cr. Hrs. Course Work with minimum CGPA 3.00/4.00.
  • 30 Cr. Hrs. Research Work
  • Comprehensive Examination (written and oral)
  • Synopsis Defence
  • Publication /Acceptance of at least one research paper in ISI impact factor journal.
  • Dissertation Foreign Reviews
  • Dissertation Final Defense

PhD scholars are required to comply with the following timeline:

Activity Preferred Time Maximum
Course Work 2 Semesters 3 Semesters
Comprehensive Exam 3 Semesters 5 Semesters
Synopsis Qualification 4 Semesters 6 Semesters
Thesis Submission 6 Semesters 10 Semesters