Ph.D. Electronics & Communication Engineering, Admissions Announcement: Monsoon 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. programs (Duration: 5 Years). Students admitted for full time, completely residential Ph.D. program will receive a fellowship-stipend of ₹40,000/- per month for the first two years and ₹45,000/- per month for the last three years, subject to candidate fulfilling the departmental and university academic requirements. Conference and publication support will be provided for deserving Ph.D. students. Students can get a Research Grant of INR 1,50,000 (Rupees One Lakh fifty thousand) for conference (Scopus-indexed) travel (local and/or international) during their five-year Ph.D. program.

Research Areas:

  • Reliability-aware design of advanced computing architecture; VLSI for communication, Modelling of advanced transistor architectures and on-chip interconnects and their circuit implications, Mixed-signal VLSI, CAD algorithms for VLSI, Perovskite solar cells, Fundamental studies on charge transport in organic semiconducting materials and devices, Organic Solar Cells, Semiconductor/MEMS sensors and devices for various applications g. RF, biomedical, IoT etc.
  • IoT system architecture, IoT enabling technologies, IoT communication & networking, IoT for smart agriculture, smart health, and smart cities.
  • Antennas and devices for 5G/6G applications, Sub-Terahertz and Terahertz antennas and devices, Optoelectronic Antennas, Microwave Devices, Slow Wave Structures, Electron gun design, Collector modeling for Traveling Wave Tube, Computer Vision using Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence, Microwave and millimetre wave antennas, active and passive circuits, Radar based Non-Invasive sensors for medical.
  • Signal Processing Communication and Machine learning, Brain Signal prediction, Graph based signal modeling and prediction for 6G Multi-antenna Wireless Communication Systems, Terrestrial Free-space Optical Communications, Communications for 5G and Beyond, Wireless Communication, and Physical Layer Aspects of Communication Systems.
  • Control systems, Machine learning control systems, Control systems applications to robotics and power electronics, Multiagent systems, and Networked control.
  • Power Electronics Converter, Photovoltaic Power Systems, Integration of Renewable Sources with the Grid, VLSI for smart power applications.

The department is also engaged in interdisciplinary work with research groups spanning across schools at SNIoE /other institutes and universities.

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

  Eligibility for full-time/part-time candidates:

Qualifying degree

Minimum performance in qualifying degree

M.Tech./M.E. or equivalent degree in Electronics & Communication/Electrical & Electronics/relevant discipline

60 % or 6.0 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 7.0 CGPA from a recognized technical institute or university.

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

75% or 7.5 CGPA from a recognized technical institute or university.

Selection Process

• Eligible candidates will be called for written test, followed by an interview.

• 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.

• Final selection of the candidates will be done by Departmental Selection Committee after completing the process (written test and Interview).

• Eligibility criteria mentioned above are the minimum requirements. Applications not meeting the same will not be called for written test and interview.

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 Fee:

There is no Application Fee for applying to Monsoon 2024 Ph.D. Program.

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 the mandatory fields. Upload the following documents:

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

Important Dates*




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

28 April, 2024

30 June, 2024

Written Tests

04 May, 2024

06 July, 2024

Technical Interview

16 May, 2024

16 July, 2024

Declaration of Results

27 May, 2024

2 August, 2024

Fee Payment Deadline

30 June, 2024

7 August, 2024

Monsoon 2024 semester, First Day

12 August, 2024

12 August, 2024

Tentative dates. Any change in dates of written test and interview will be notified to the applicants via email.

Tuition Fee and Financial Assistance

All full-time Ph.D. students admitted into the program shall receive a doctoral award (teaching and research assistantship) consisting of tuition-fee waiver (50% or 100% tuition waiver) as per the applicant's merit, (see fee structure and details here) AND a monthly stipend of ₹40,000 for the first two years, and ₹45,000 per month for the next three years, subject to benchmarked performance that is evaluated continuously. The continuation of the award is subject to satisfactory performance in the program, evaluated continuously, and compliance with all university regulations. Support will be available for deserving Ph.D. students to disseminate their work through conferences and publications. For this, a Research Grant of INR 1,50,000 (Rupees One Lakh fifty thousand) is available for students to be used for conference (Scopus-indexed) travel (domestic and/or international) during the 5-year period of Ph.D. program. The hostel fees and other financial regulations are mentioned in the admission website. Candidates are advised to refer the same for further clarification.


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 Buddh Nagar, UP, 201314, India.

Telephone No.: 0120 - 7170100, Ext. 428, Mob.: 8077173721.


Dr. Sonal Singhal (Coordinator, Ph.D. Program), email: [email protected]. For further information, visit our

More details about Doctoral admissions can be found at

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