Uttaranchal University is committed for creating excellence through research in various field of Law, Engineering, Applied Sciences, Life Science, Health sciences, Agricultural sciences, Management and Humanities. Full time (regular) and part-time Ph.D. programmes are offered as per guidelines of UGC. Minimum duration is 3 years for full time doctoral program and 4 years for part-time . We are promoting multidisciplinary in our Doctoral research & studies.
Candidates for perusing Ph.D. are selected through research entrance test (UURET), which is conducted twice in a year . Generally test is conducted in the month of January( winter batch) and June ( summer batch)every year . UURET consists of written exam followed by interview. Entrance exam consist of 50 MCQs of research methodology/research aptitude and 50 questions from discipline /subject. 50% overall marks are required in entrance exam to appear in interview. Net/GATE qualified candidates are exempted from entrance exam. Passing of Pre-PhD course work is compulsory in their research. Every candidate has to publish minimum 2 papers in scopus indexed journals and 2 paper presentation in seminar/conferences for thesis submission. External thesis viva is conducted within 3 months of submission.