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Admission Research

Course Details

P.A. College of Engineering has seven VTU recognized research centres offering Ph.D. and M.Sc. (Engg.) by Research courses.

Sl. No Name of the Department
1 Bio-Technology
2 Chemistry
3 Electronics and Communication Engineering
4 Computer Science Engineering
5 Mechanical Engineering
6 Mathematics
7 Business Administration

Over 20 Ph.D. faculty members are available as research guides in various departments to supervise the research scholars on recent advances in various fields. Research scholars are also permitted to register with an external guide if required.


Ph.D. Faculty of Engineering

The candidates shall possess a Master’s Degree in Engineering / Technology or equivalent from the VTU or any other University recognised by it, with a minimum CGPA of 6.75 out of 10 or First class at either the Bachelor’s or the Master’s Degree in Engineering & Technology discipline.

Ph.D. Faculty of Business Administration

The candidates shall possess MBA Degree from the recognized University with a minimum CGPA of 6.75 out of 10 or First Class degree in MBA.

Relaxation of Minimum Requirements

A candidate belonging to SC / ST / Category-I / Physically challenged or any other reserved category as notified by GOK from time to time shall have a relaxation not exceeding 5 % or equivalent grade in the minimum prescribed qualification level for the general category of students.

M.Sc. (Engg.) by Research

Admission to the M.Sc. (Engg) by Research Course shall be open to candidates who satisfy any of the following requirements:

a) Candidates who have passed B.E. / B.Tech. Examination of VTU or B.E. / B.Tech. of any other recognized University, recognized by this University as equivalent thereto or any other examination recognized by this University as equivalent thereto and have passed the prescribed qualifying examination with not less than 60% of the marks in the aggregate, in the examinations of the semesters considered for the declaration of class/grade. However, a relaxation to the extent of 10% shall be allowed for candidates belonging to SC/ST and any other category as notified by Government of Karnataka from time to time;

VTU registration and admissions procedure

VTU conducts an entrance exam ‘ULRAT’ (University Level Research Aptitude Test). The Successful student will be called for Interview thereby allowed for provisional registration.

University Notification

The University may call for Applications for Admissions normally in the months of January and June of every academic year. For more details visit

Contact :

Interested candidates with the above qualifications may contact

Dr. Zahid Ansari
Dean (Research)
Email :

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