Programme Details

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Physics

  • Bangalore Central Campus
  • Open From : 21-Mar-2024
  • Open Until : 04-Jun-2024



The department is at the forefront of cutting-edge research in a diverse range of scientific domains, including Nano Science, Material Science, Nuclear Physics, Astronomy and Astrophysics. Recent years have witnessed a significant surge in our research endeavours, bolstered by funding from prestigious external agencies such as DST-FIST, ISRO, DST-CRG, BRNS, and the Center for Research at CHRIST (Deemed to be University). These valuable sponsorships have empowered us to establish state-of-the-art laboratories and acquire advanced instruments, propelling our research and development activities. 

This dedication has led to numerous patents and high-quality publications, marking our contributions to the academic and scientific community. Furthermore, the department actively collaborates with esteemed national and international institutes and research centres. The department is committed to instilling a research-oriented mindset in our students, involving post-graduate and undergraduate students in faculty-led projects. Our Ph.D. programs are thoughtfully crafted to provide students with a profound understanding of their research domains' constantly evolving frontiers. 



Why choose this course?

  • Long-Term Academic and Research Commitment

  •  Autonomous Research Agenda

  • Faculty Mentorship and Guidance

  • Individualized Learning Pathways

  • Collaborative Research Environment

  • International Collaborations and Exposure


What you will learn?

  • Cutting-edge research in diverse scientific domains.
  • Hands-on experience with advanced instruments
  • Patent and publication contributions.
  • Collaboration with national and international institutes.
  • Research-oriented mindset and project involvement.
  • Profound understanding and ethical research conduct


  • Research Methodology

Year 1

  • Research Writing and Communication
  • Astrophysics        

Year 2

  • Material Science
  • Energy Science

Career prospects

  • Research Scientist: Lead ground-breaking experiments.
  • University Professor: Educate and inspire future physicists.
  • Data Analyst: Apply analytical skills in various industries.
  • Industry R&D: Innovate in technology and engineering.
  • Policy Advisor: Influence science-related policies.
  • Astrophysicist: Explore the mysteries of the cosmos.
  • Entrepreneurs
For any queries at any given time during the application and admission process, you may contact us through the following Email ID’s:
Bangalore Central Campus
The Office of Admissions,
CHRIST (Deemed to be University), Hosur Road,
Bengaluru - 560 029, Karnataka, INDIA
Ph. No: +91 92430 80800
Ph. No:  +91 80 4012 9400
Email IDs
Indian candidates:
Bangalore Bannerghatta Road Campus
CHRIST (Deemed to be University)
Hulimavu, Bannerghatta Road,
Bengaluru - 560 076, Karnataka, INDIA
Ph. No:  080 4655 1306
Bangalore Kengeri Campus
CHRIST (Deemed to be University)
Kanmanike, Kumbalgodu, Mysore Road,
Bengaluru - 560 074, Karnataka, INDIA

Ph. No:  +91 80 4012 9800, 9802, 9820
Bangalore Yeshwanthpur Campus
CHRIST (Deemed to be University)
Nagasandra, Near Tumkur Road,
Bengaluru 560 073, Karnataka, INDIA

Ph. No:  +91 97422 44407
Delhi NCR Campus
CHRIST (Deemed to be University),
Mariam Nagar, Meerut Road,
Delhi NCR Ghaziabad - 201003
Ph. No: 1800-123-3212
Pune Lavasa Campus
CHRIST (Deemed to be University),
Christ University Road, 30 Valor Court,
PO Dasve Lavasa, Mulshi, Pune - 412112, Maharashtra
Ph. No : 1800-123-2009,
Between: Monday to Friday: 09:00 AM to 04:00 PM, Saturday: 09:00 AM to 12:00 PM
(Office remains closed on Sundays, Government Holidays and Any special events)
For Eligibility Criteria Click the link below:
Students who have completed their post-graduation from an international university must submit an equivalency certificate from the Association of Indian Universities (AIU).
1. Admission Registration fee of INR 5000/- (Non-Refundable)
2. Programme fee as per the below table
#Indian Nationals
Indian Nationals
#Foreign Nationals / OCI / PIO
Foreign Nationals / OCI / PIO
Full Time PhD
Part Time PhD
Full-Time PhD
Part Time PhD
60,000 INR
80,000 INR
750 USD
1000 USD
Time of Payment: All the candidates have to pay the I Year fee immediately after confirmation of the admission. For subsequent years, fees must be paid annually on or before 15th March.
# The fee for Full Time PhD Scholars, as indicated in the table, is the actual fee payable and excludes the scholarship amount.
It is to be noted that though the fee is fixed for two years, there may be a periodic nominal increase to meet the rise in costs.
1. NRI fee is applicable for the first year for candidates who have studied foreign syllabus (has to be approved by UGC / AIU) in the qualifying examination of study in India. In subsequent years Other Indian States fee will be applicable.
(The above condition is not applicable to NRI and candidates applied under NRI Category).
2. NRI fee is applicable for the full duration of the Programme for candidates who;
   2.1. Have pursued and completed their last qualifying exam from outside India.
   2.2. Are NRI and candidates who have applied under the NRI category.
3. To claim the Indian category fee, the candidates should have studied last 7 years in India. (Not applicable for OCI, PIO and Foreign Nationals).
4. Admission registration fee of INR 5000/- (US $80 for foreign nationals/PIO/OCI) is non-refundable in the event of cancellation of admission. This fee will be apart from cancellation charges if any applicable.
5. All Candidates If “Selected” after appearing for the final selection process, the fee may be paid through the following option:
    Payment can make through Net banking / NEFT / RTGS
    Payment / Transfer of fees does not guarantee admission.
For the Online Application form, click the below link:
Online Application Form


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Karnataka, India

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