The Directorte of Research at University of Kota has nurtured excellence in research, and creative activity across the entire University. It has a primary goal to develop excellent research environment within the university and its affiliated institutions. Directorate continuously engages within the development and review research policies as per directions of UGC and Government. After qualifying the entrance examination of Ph.D. by the candidate the Directorate of Research allocated supervisors to the candidates for the research and continuously monitor the progress of the research during his/her Ph.D in various faculties. On completion of the research work, Directorate made arrangements for evaluation of the thesis and their after arrangement of examination of the successful candidates in evaluation. . The office has administrative responsibility for several independent, interdisciplinary research Faculties, as well as Departments which provide support for the research during Student Ph.D.

Key Persons
Dr. O.P. Rishi, , Director (Research)

Area of Interest: Artificial Intelligence, Intelligent Systems & CBR, Cognitive Science Software Systems and Agent technology , Cloud Computing, Information Security

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Phone No.: +91 94142 58030

Dr. Anukrati Sharma, Pro Director (Research)

Area of Interest : Marketing Management Tourism Marketing and Strategic Management

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Dr. Vipul Sharma, Dy. Registrar  (Research)

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Phone No.: 0744 2471537

M.Phil./Ph.D. Programme
University of Kota, Kota offers M.Phil./Ph.D. Degree program in accordance to UGC
(Minimum Standards and Procedure for Award of M.Phil./Ph.D. Degree Regulation, 2009).

Procedure for Admission to Ph.D.:
  • A University level entrance test for admission to the Ph.D. program is conducted in an academic session depending upon the vacancies for Ph.D.
  • Faculty wise  subjects offered for Ph.D.:
Faculty Subject to be chosen for Entrance Test
Commerce & Management Accountancy & Business Statistics
Economic Administration & Financial Management
Business Administration/ Management
Arts Drawing & Painting
Science Chemistry (Chemical Sciences)
Botany (Life Sciences)
Zoology (Life Sciences)
Mathematics (Mathematical Sciences)
Physics (Physical Sciences)
Social Sciences Public Administration
Political Science
Home Science
Education Education
Library and Information Science
  • The candidates qualifying the entrance test and the candidates exempted from entrance test are required to face an interview to discuss their research interest/s followed by the allotment of supervisor/s accordingly. The allotment of supervisor shall not be left to the individual student or teacher.

 Format/Cover letter to be submitted along with the synopsis Course Work Syllabus (Faculty of Science; Social Sciences, Humanities, Arts, Commerce and Law)
Download Yearly Progress Report of Ph.D. Work Format  Application form for Supervisors