Ajeenkya DY Patil University

Charoli Bk.via Lohegaon, District Pune -
412105, Maharashtra , India

Welcome to Scholar's Getaway

A Heaven for Innovative Minds in Doctoral Research (Ph.D.)

Research Specialization

Ajeenkya DY Patil University Doctoral Fellowship fosters an interdisciplinary research which contributes significantly to a scholar’s chosen field of study. This full-time advanced studies and research program follows an integrative approach to earn a prestigious Ph.D. degree and position young learners as experts & thought leaders in specific disciplines.
  • Biotechnology
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Mathematics
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Robotics Engineering
  • Physics
  • Bioinformatics
  • Food Technology
  • Criminal Laws
  • Constitutional Laws
  • Labour & Industrial Laws
  • Human Rights
  • Law & Governance
  • Administrative Laws
  • Intellectual Property Rights
  • Strategic Management
  • Human Resource Management
  • Financial Management
  • Marketing Management
  • Entrepreneurship & Innovation
  • Economics
  • Sociology

The ADYPU Ph.D. Edge

Interdisciplinary Doctoral Supervision

Highly Experienced doctoral supervisors from leading and national and international universities

An intellectual and stimulating research culture

Focus on quality-oriented research

Think better in place of excellent work life balance

Stimulating & Exhaustive Coursework

Fellowships to deserving candidates

Am I Eligible?

A Master's Degree with at least 55 % marks in aggregate or an equivalent grade
Pass ADYPU Ph.D. Entrance Test (PET) with at least 50% or demonstrate strong academic and research record.
Appear for Personal Interview & Research Aptitude Rounds even though qualified in UGC NET/SET/SLET/GATE/M.Phil.
Work with ADYPU as full time doctoral scholars as teaching fellow, research fellow or both, as per your career goals.

How to Apply?

  • Watch for advertisements in leading newspapers, magazines, web portals, and the official ADYPU website - https://adypu.edu.in/
  • Submit the online application form along with its hard copy to the Dean-School of Doctoral Studies before.
  • Based on the eligibility criteria, the ADYPU Ph.D. Entrance Test (PET) or the Personal Interview (PI) & Research Aptitude Round will take place.
  • Candidates exempted from PET will directly proceed for the PI & Research Aptitude Round.
  • Selected candidates will be invited for the final Interview Round after complete scrutinization of their research proposals and applications.
Approval and Joining:
  • The ADYPU Doctoral Fellowship committee will place recommendations before the Vice Chancellor for the final approval.
  • Those selected will receive an award letter and must join this program within six weeks of receiving it.
  • Required documents should be submitted to the Dean-School of Doctoral Studies.
  • All the joining formalities will be conducted by the Human Resource Department.

Our Doctoral Research International Advisors

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Professor Anne Boddington

Professor of Design Innovation Professor Emerita Kingston University (London) Pro-Vice Chancellor (Research & Knowledge Exchange) Middlesex University (London)

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Dr Jeffrey M. Priest

Distinguished Professor Emeritus Distinguished Vice Chancellor Emeritus University of South Carolina Aiken

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Our Dean

Dr Manju Rughwani

School of Doctoral Studies

Doctoral Research Supervisors
School of Engineering

Dr Biswajeet Champaty

Dean & Associate Professor

Specialization: Biomedical Engineering

Ph.D.: National Institute of Technology, Rourkela

Dr Sachin M Rajas


Specialization: Mathematics

Ph.D.: Amravati University Maharastra

Dr Susanta Das


Specialization: Physics

Ph.D.: Western Michigan University

Dr Anand Khandwekar

Associate Professor

Specialization: Biotechnology

Ph.D.: Indian Institute of Technology, Chennai

Dr Mohd. Shabab

Associate Professor

Specialization: Biotechnology & Biochemistry

Ph.D.: National Chemical Laboratory, Pune

Dr Raj Gaurav Mishra

Associate Professor

Specialization: Computer Science & Engineering

Ph.D.: University of Petroleum and Energy, Dehradun

Dr Nawneet K Kurrey

Associate Professor

Specialization: Biotechnology

Ph.D.: National Center for Cell Sciences, Pune

Dr Vishal S. Shirsath

Assistant Professor

Specialization: Computer Science & Engineering

Ph.D.: Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathwada University, Aurangabad

Dr Muthu Sankar Aathi

Assistant Professor

Specialization: Bio-informatics

Ph.D.: Bharathiar University, Coimbatore

Dr Ravi V. Gandhi

Assistant Professor

Specialization: Control Systems

Ph.D.: Nirma University, Ahmedabad

Dr Shantanu Kumar Das

Assistant Professor

Specialization: Robotics Engineering

Ph.D.: Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee

Dr Shankar M Khade

Assistant Professor

Specialization: Biotechnology

Ph.D.: IIT Banaras Hindu University

Dr Naveen G Patil

Assistant Professor

Specialization: Mechanical Engineering

Ph.D.: Vellore Institute of Technology, Vellore

Doctoral Research Supervisors
School of Management

Dr Latha Krishnan

Dean & Professor

Specialization: Entrepreneurship & Financial Management

Ph.D.: Alagappa University, Tamil Nadu

Dr Vijay Kukarni


Specialization: Human Resource Management & Organizational Behaviour

Ph.D.: Savitribai Phule Pune University, Pune

Dr Kirti Dang Longani


Specialization: Marketing Manament

Ph.D.: Nagpur University, Nagpur

Dr Hariharan Narayanan


Specialization: Financial Management

Ph.D.: Bharathidasan University, Tiruchirapalli

Dr Ashwini Sovani


Specialization: Marketing Management

Ph.D.: Savitribai Phule Pune University

Dr Esha Bansal

Associate Professor

Specialization: Human Resource Management & Organizational Behavior

Ph.D.: Himachal University, Shimla

Dr Bina Sarkar

Associate Professor

Specialization: Human Resource Management & Entrepreneurship

Ph.D.: North-Eastern Regional Institute of Science & Technology, Itanagar

Doctoral Research Supervisors
School of Law

Dr Nagesh Sawant

Associate Professor

Specialization: Administrative Law, Labor and Industrial Laws

Ph.D.: Savitribai Phule Pune University, Pune

Dr Shaista Peerzada

Associate Professor

Specialization: Intellectual Property Rights

Ph.D.: Shri Venkateshwara University, Uttar Pradesh

Dr Ramratan V. Dhumal

Assistant Professor

Specialization: Constitutional Law, Law and Policy

Ph.D.: Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi

Doctoral Research Supervisors
School of Liberal Arts

Dr Sunny Thomas

Dean & Professor

Specialization: Economics

Ph.D.: Gujarat University, Ahmedabad

Dr Amit Uttam Jadhav

Assistant Professor

Specialization: Economics

Ph.D.: Savitribai Phule Pune University, Pune

Dr Sameena Mir

Assistant Professor

Specialization: Sociology

Ph.D.: Tilak Maharashtra University, Pune

Program Structure

  • Customized for all academic disciplines
  • Focuses on building a strong research foundation
  • Enhances understanding of research methodologies and tools
Research Work
  • Encourages high-level of authentic research
  • Formulates research objectives, design methodologies, collects and analyzes data, and draws meaningful conclusions
  • Contributes to the existing research knowledge significantly
  • Addresses relevant research gaps
Seminars and Workshops
  • Regular events to present research findings
  • Exchange ideas with peers
  • Share valuable feedback with expert faculties
  • Collaborative learning culture
Progress Assessment
  • Scholars’ periodical progress with continuous evaluations
  • Steady progress towards research goals
  • Feedback to help scholars overcome challenges

Research Facilities

Physical Infrastructure

Well-equipped and modern laboratories

Specialized research centers and institutes

Digital libraries and online databases

Collaborative work spaces for interdisciplinary research projects

Ample resources for conducting fieldwork and data collection

Financial support

Monetary aid to pursue full-time research

Monthly stipend and a complete waiver of Ph.D. tuition fees

External Scholarships

Offered by government organizations, funding agencies, and research foundations

Complete support in scholarship applications, documentation and academic guidance

Research Grants

Government and private funding agency research grants

Latest news about current grants and preparation of research proposals

Industry Collaborations

Strong partnership with industry partners

Research project opportunities by renowned industry names for additional financial support

Next Steps

Contact our Dean -
School of Doctoral Studies team for
any further information or queries.

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