Ph.D. Electronics & Communication Engineering Admissions Announcement: Spring-2024

The Department of Electrical Engineering (EED) at Shiv Nadar Institution of Eminence (Deemed to be University), Delhi NCR invites applications for admission to its Full-Time and Part-Time Ph.D. program.

Research Areas:

  • IoT system architecture, IoT enabling technologies, IoT communication & networking protocols. IoT for smart agriculture, smart health, and smart cities.
  • SIW/ OAM/Active/ MIMO Antenna, active and passive circuit, Sub-terahertz and terahertz antennas, photoconductive antennas, 5G antennas and devices, microwave devices, slow wave structure designs for traveling wave tubes, fabrication of slow wave structures, radar based detection for medical purposes.
  • Multi-antenna (MIMO) systems for next-generation wireless systems (5G/6G), 5G and beyond, wireless communication, optical wireless communications, RIS-assisted communication aspects in 5G/6G wireless.
  • Machine learning based computer vision algorithms and applications such as facial expression recognition, machine learning in wireless communication, brain signal processing applications.
  • Applications of universal compression and sequential change detection problems.
  • Reliability-aware design of advanced computing architecture; modelling of advanced transistor architectures and on-chip interconnects, and their circuit implications, CAD algorithms for VLSI.
  • Semiconductor/MEMS sensors and devices for various applications e.g. RF, biomedical, IoT etc.
  • Organic and flexible electronics: organic solar cells, perovskite solar cells, and fundamental studies on charge transport in organic semiconducting materials and devices.
  • Transport in semiconductor, TCAD, advanced semiconductor devices, VLSI for smart power applications.
  • Electromagnetics, energy systems, photovoltaic power system, power electronics.

Department is also engaged in interdisciplinary work with research groups spanning across schools at Shiv Nadar Institution of Eminence/other institutes and Universities.

For more information, please visit following link to explore the department and research interests:  


Eligibility for Full-Time/Part-Time candidate:



Qualifying Degree

Minimum performance in qualifying degree








M.Tech./M.E. or equivalent degree in Electronics &

Communication/Electrical & Electronics/relevant discipline

60 % or 6.5 CGPA from a recognized technical institute or university.

M.Sc.* in Physics with specialization in electronics/solid state engineering, M.Sc. Electronics, M.Sc. Mathematics with specialization in signal processing/theory of computation.

70% or 7.5 CGPA from a recognized technical institute or university.

B.Tech./B.E.* in Electronics & Communication/ Electrical & Electronics/ relevant discipline.

70% or 7.5 CGPA from a recognized technical institute or university.

*M. Sc./ B.Tech./ B.E. candidates with valid GATE/CSIR/UGC-NET/INSPIRE-fellowship will be preferred.


(i) Applicants waiting for the qualifying examination results are also eligible to apply. However, those who are finally qualified must produce proof of minimum eligibility of marks or an equivalent grade point before taking the admission in the EED Ph.D. program.  

(ii) Part Time Ph.D. applicant should be working in the relevant area (Industry/Academic/Research Institutions) for a minimum period of 2 years. Candidate is required to produce a No Objection Certificate from the employer at the time of  admission.  


Selection Process

• Eligible candidates will be called for written test followed by an interview (online mode).

• Candidates with a valid GATE score of 95 percentile or higher will be exempted from the written test.

• Eligibility criteria mentioned above are the minimum and applications not meeting the same will be summarily rejected.

• The shortlisting will be done based on the academic qualification and statement of purpose.

Syllabus: Mathematical aptitude/reasoning and knowledge in core subjects of Electrical Engineering/ Electronics & Communication Engineering will be tested (refer latest GATE Syllabus of Electrical Engineering and Electronics & Communication Engineering respectively).

Application Instructions: All interested applicants should apply online by clicking on “APPLY NOW” button or through the website. Please follow the instructions carefully and fill mandatory fields. Upload the following documents: 

  • Passport size colour photograph
  • Current CV
  • All mark sheets/degree certificates (10th grade onwards)
  • National level examination certificate- CSIR, UGC, GATE etc. (if applicable)
  • A statement of purpose

Application Fee: Applicant will be required to pay a non-refundable application fee of INR 1200. Application fee can be paid by online payment options during the application submission. 

No request for refund of application fee will be entertained under any circumstances. Note that the application is not deemed complete until all the prescribed documents and application fee are received on an online application portal.

Application Deadlines:



Last date for the receipt of completed online application form & application fee

December 03, 2023

Written test (To be conducted in online mode)

December 14, 2023

Interview of the shortlisted candidates (based on written test cut-off)

December 18, 2023

Result declaration

December 20-23, 2023

The tentative dates are given above, any changes to the dates of the written test and interview will be communicated in due course. 

More details about Doctoral admissions can be found at:  



Ms. Priyanka Verma  

Administrative Assistant (Room No. C-212H), Department of Electrical Engineering

School of Engineering, Shiv Nadar Institution of Eminence (Deemed to be University), Delhi NCR, P.O. Shiv Nadar University, NH-91, Tehsil Dadri District Gautam Buddha Nagar, UP, 201314, India. Telephone No.: 0120- 7170100, Ext. 428, Mob. 8077173721.

OR contact Dr. Sonal Singhal, email: (Co-ordinator, Ph.D. Program)

For further information visit our website   

All interested applicants should apply online by clicking on “APPLY NOW” button: