Mahindra University Ecole Centrale School of Engineering launches Ph.D. program in Engg and Applied Sciences

Mahindra University Ecole Centrale School of Engineering launches Ph.D. program in Engg and Applied Sciences
Team Careers360 | Jun 20, 2020 - 3:34 p.m. IST
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NEW DELHI: Mahindra University Ecole Centrale School of Engineering (MEC), formerly Mahindra Ecole Centrale, Hyderabad, has announced the launch of Ph.D. Program in Engineering, Applied Sciences, Humanities, and Social Sciences from the 2020 academic session.

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Ph.D. programs will be offered in Computer Science, Civil, Electrical & Mechanical Engineering disciplines and Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics in the Applied Sciences area. All the interested candidates can now apply for the program till June 27, 2020.

Candidates are required to have a Master's degree in Engineering/ Technology/ Science/ Humanities/ Social Sciences with a minimum CGPA of 6.00 or 60% marks in aggregate to be eligible for the Ph.D. program. However, B.Tech degree holders with a CGPA of 7.00 or 70% aggregate marks and a valid GATE score will also be considered eligible for the program. All other details related to minimum qualifications, experience, etc can be obtained from the website:

Full time Ph.D. scholars will be provided an assistantship of Rs. 25,000 per month plus free boarding and lodging. Also, they will have to mandatorily provide Teaching Assistantship 8 hours a week.

For candidates willing to pursue liberal arts at Ph.D. level, MEC has a strong Humanities and Social Sciences program, which is backed by high-quality Media and Design Thinking laboratories.

Speaking on the launch of Ph.D. program, Dr. Yajulu Medury, Director, Mahindra Ecole Centrale said “One of the founding principles of MEC has been a strong focus on quality research in interdisciplinary fields. We have worked ceaselessly towards bringing together a faculty pool, several of who have a unique blend of academic-industry experience and are widely recognized as experts in their fields. We have several prestigious concurrent public and private research assignments and projects being undertaken by our faculty and we have created modern labs that can assist in carrying out cutting edge research on contemporary topics. A Ph.D. scholar is therefore uniquely poised to not just have access to all these but also be backed by industry leaders like Tech Mahindra and the Mahindra Group of industries”.

Various research areas at MEC include Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning, Materials, Optics & Optoelectronics, Applied Mathematics & Statistics, Earth & Environmental Sciences and Digital Media & Technology, to name a few.

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