Ph.D in CSE (Part-Time)

Ph.D in CSE (Part-Time)

Research at XIM University

XIM University views research as an activity where our core institutional values are expressed clearly. At XIM University we recognize the need to participate in the global academic environment through high quality publications. At the same time, research at XIM University is also driven by the need to engage with specific clients and user groups, in accordance with our vision and values.

In order that research activities at the University may add up to create a big picture consistent with our vision, XIM University provides various institutional mechanisms to promote information sharing, shared understanding, extended research-oriented engagements with potential clients/users, and meaningful collaborations. overall, research at XIM University seek the exciting frontiers of capacity building, social innovation, collective intelligence, human development, and such other ends as relevant to the mission of the various schools under the university.

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) Program Overview

The ‘Doctor of Philosophy’ (Ph.D) program, intended to prepare the participants for teaching and research positions both within and outside academia. The participants who complete the program successfully are conferred the designation of “Doctor of Philosophy in Computer Science & Engineering, XIM University”.  Our Scholars are expected to be specialists in their respective fields and capable of generating new knowledge that contributes to the development of management thinking and practice.

The program draws upon Indian and global experience in doctoral education in management and various related fields. The program is also designed to serve as a venue for nurturing various academic debates concerning research. The program structure includes a significant component of research training, facilitated by both in-house and visiting researchers. Ph.D Scholars are expected to develop deep understanding in the areas of research selected by them. They also get a structured exposure to a range of management topics, develop various professional skills, and participate in the Institute’s academic activities. The Institute supports participation in academic conferences and publication of one’s work in scholarly media.

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GOALS OF THE PROGRAM

Advisory Committee: Doctoral Programs

Scholarships and other supports

Those who qualify for JRF shall be provided Junior Research fellowship from the University Grant Commission.

For further details, kindly visit http://ugcnetonline.in/notification.php

At  XIM University we encourage our research scholars to participate in teaching assignments, research projects and consultancy.

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The Doctoral Program is designed to prepare students for professional leadership in the field of management, and commerce. The bjective of the Ph.D program is to facilitate research entrepreneurial skills and orientation of doctoral scholars. It is designed to promote the culture of research entrepreneurship wherein researchers are encouraged to explore themselves, ask questions, actively seek peers’ feedback, build conviction broader level Ph.D Program aims at contributing towards Xavier University, Bhubaneswar’s endeavour towards ustainability, Entrepreneurships and Analytics (SEA) by understanding those issues which are fundamental to the research enquiry, and have a linkage with organizations, institutions, economy, society, and environment.

DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY (PH.D) PROGRAM (PART-TIME)

Overview:

The program is intended to prepare participants for research and teaching positions both within and outside academia. Our doctoral scholars are expected to be specialists in their respective fields and capable of generating new knowledge and be the great new thinkers for our world. The scholars are expected to develop a deep understanding in the areas of research selected by them. They also get a structured exposure to a range of topics, develop various professional skills, and participate in academic and other activities.

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Basic Eligibility:

Candidates need to satisfy the following criteria to be considered eligible for doctoral studies in select schools at XIM University, Bhubaneswar as indicated below. For information about schools please visit the XIM University, Bhubaneswar homepage www.xim.edu.in. Candidates not meeting the eligibility criteria need not apply to the school in concern.

PERTAINING TO CANDIDATES HAVING A BACHELOR’S DEGREE AS THE HIGHEST DEGREE:

Candidates seeking admission to a school under XIM University after a minimum of 4-year/8-semester Bachelor’s degree with Research or equivalent (e.g. B.E / B.Tech / B.Sc-Agriculture & Allied Sciences / B.Arch / B.Plan) should have a minimum CGPA of 7.5/10 or equivalent.

PERTAINING TO CANDIDATES HAVING A MASTER’S OR EQUIVALENT DEGREE:

Candidates seeking admission after a Master’s or an equivalent degree need to meet the school-specific requirements as in the table below

(calculated from the date of issuance of the respective scores and the last date of application to the program) will be exempted from X-RAT. However, they will take part in the other selection processes as listed above.

School Necessary Qualification for Doctoral Studies: Candidates should have
School of Computer Science & Engineering
M.Tech / M.E in relevant discipline / MCA / M.Sc / MS in Computer Science or Mathematics or Statistics or equivalent / MBA with B.Tech in the relevant discipline. Minimum requirement is 55% of marks in aggregate in the Master’s level from a recognized University.

For SC / ST candidates a relaxation of 5% will be applicable. In case the score is available on a letter-grade system or grade-point system, the University expects a minimum equivalent of prescribed percentage of marks in aggregate as per the awarding University’s norms for conversion to a percentage.

How To Apply

Applicants have to fill up the online application form separately for the Doctoral program(s) at: www.xim.edu.in. Upon successfully filling the online application form and paying the application processing fee, the applicant will receive the confirmation by email.

Selection Process:

Candidates will be shortlisted on the basis of their academic records and SOPs. The shortlisted candidates will be required to appear for XIM Research Aptitude Test (X-RAT), Subject Test (if applicable), Presentation, and Personal Interview to be held in Bhubaneswar. Details about X-RAT is available separately on our website. The coursework for the selected candidates will commence from June 2022.

Duration of the Program:

The doctoral program is for a minimum duration of three (3) years and a maximum duration of six (6) years (please refer to the table below for a tentative timeline understanding).

Calendar Year Event Point Details
1
June/July
Admission into the Doctoral Program
June/July - May (End)
Doctoral Registration followed by Doctoral Coursework.
Expected: End of 1st Year
Comprehensive Qualifying Examination
2+
Expected 2nd Year & Onwards
Thesis Phase (Includes):
- Domain Review Seminar
- Research Review Seminars (Optional)
- Draft Proposal Seminar (Optional)
- Thesis Proposal Seminar
- Thesis Submission Seminar
Final Year
(Expected) Thesis Submission

Doctoral Program Structure:

Doctoral Coursework:

The coursework comprises of the doctoral coursework and additional courses that may be offered by the school where the candidate enrolls. The school research committee will specify the exact number of credits the candidate will be required to do after the candidate registers in the program.

Comprehensive Qualifying Examination:

The Comprehensive qualifying examination will be conducted after the successful completion of the coursework. After successful completion of the comprehensive qualifying examination, the student will be allowed to proceed to the Thesis Phase.

Thesis Phase:

This phase will involve working on the thesis proposal till the final submission of the thesis. The scholar is conferred the title as given below on successful completion of all the requirements of the thesis.

School Title of Conferment
School of Computer Science & Engineering
Doctor of Philosophy in Computer Science & Engineering

Any extension of time beyond the expected completion duration as noted above will be based on the review of the progress status of the scholars in concern. Students failing to comply with the program requirements will be de-registered. A student has to meet all the requirements of the Doctoral Program according to the prescribed standards and no exemption will be granted for any reason whatsoever.

ON CAMPUS REQUIREMENTS:

Candidates pursuing admission after completing a Master’s or an equivalent degree are required to attend all classes, exams, and other relevant academic events on campus for an expected duration of one year as part of the doctoral coursework.

Candidates pursuing admission after completing a  4-year/8-semester Bachelor’s degree are required to attend all classes, exams, and other relevant academic events on campus for an expected duration of two years. In the 1st year, they will undergo the pre-doctoral coursework. Upon successful completion, they proceed to the doctoral coursework outlined above.The actual duration of presence on campus for participating in the academic events during the coursework stages (pre-doctoral (if applicable) and doctoral) may vary across candidates based on the courses recommended and candidate backgrounds.

Candidates in the Thesis Phase (please refer to the Section: DOCTORAL PROGRAM STRUCTURE) are required on campus for at least 20 days each year (till completion of the thesis) to engage with the guide and appear for the mandatory examinations/seminars.

X-RAT Guidelines :

 

X-RAT is the Research Aptitude Test conducted by XIM University, Bhubaneswar as a part of the Ph.D admission process. The test is used to assess some basic skills considered essential for researchers, namely writing ability, verbal ability and comprehension, reasoning, and quantitative aptitude. The test consists of the four sections as indicated above. The total marks for the test are 100 and the total time allocated is 3 hours. The questions are a mix of subjective and objective types.

The test is conducted by XIM University, Bhubaneswar. There is no need to apply separately for X-RAT. Guidelines containing details on the examination is available separately on the Ph.D admission page, and can be accessed by visiting our website www.xim.edu.in/admission.

Indicative Areas of Research:

At the time of applying for admission, a candidate is required to choose his/her School. They should also indicate their preferred area of research from the list provided below; this will however be formalized by the end of the doctoral coursework.

School of Computer Science & Engineering

Contact US:

All Doctoral Program admission-related queries may be addressed to: admission@xim.edu.in

Phone: 0674 – 6647 806 / 6647 900 / 2377 806 / 2377 878 (During office hours:- 8:30-12:30 & 1:30-5:00 on Weekdays)