Delhi Skill and Entrepreneurship University – DSEU Delhi PhD Admission 2022: Dates, Application Form

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DSEU Delhi PhD Admission

DSEU Delhi PhD Admission 2022 – Delhi Skill and Entrepreneurship University (DSEU), Delhi invites applications for PhD admission for the academic Session 2022-23.

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DSEU Delhi PhD Programs

DSEU would be offering the PhD in the following domains:

  • Computer Science and Engineering /Applications
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Electronics and Communication Engineering

Seat Availability

Total Seats30
Seats reserved for DSEU Faculty5
Maximum number of seats with scholarship20

Fee Structure

  • Annual fee is Rs. 10,000/- which is to be paid at the beginning of each year.
  • A onetime sum of Rs. 20,000/- as caution money will be charged from each student seeking admission to the university in the Academic Year 2022-23. This amount is interest free and will be refunded to the students at the time of withdrawal or at end of their Programme, whichever is later, after deduction of dues, if any.
  • The amount of program fee/other charges deposited by the student may not be refunded if the candidate does not join the programme or leave the university and intimate the same after the last date of registration.
  • Fee refund shall be done as per the University policy.

Fellowship and Grants

  • The research scholars will be provided with Teaching-cum-Research Fellowship as per UGC guidelines. The award of fellowship shall be reviewed every semester, based on the performance report provided by the respective Department Research Committee on recommendation of the Research Advisory Committee. 
  • The duration of the fellowship is normally for four years and shall be extended for a maximum period of one year by the competent authority.
  • Continuation of the fellowship is subject to satisfactory research performance and satisfactory academic performance in the discharge of responsibilities assigned to the research scholar. 
  • The admission to the program and award of fellowship are not linked. Admission to any program does not guarantee the award of the fellowship. Those who are not awarded fellowships can continue with the program as self-financing scholars.
  • The fellowship shall be paid monthly. The research scholar with fellowship would be expected to contribute 8 hours per week to the university through designated teaching assistance, laboratory, assignments, and other work of academic nature and requirement.
  • Travel and contingency grants will be allowed to the scholars as per university norms

DSEU Delhi PhD Admission 2022 Eligibility Criteria

  • An applicant should have a Master’s Degree, or a professional degree declared equivalent to the Master’s degree by the corresponding statutory regulatory body, with not less than 55% of marks in aggregate or equivalent CGPA.
  • If an applicant does not satisfy point 1, however, having four years bachelor’s degree should have a minimum CGPA of 7.5/10 or equivalent percentage shall be eligible to apply for the Ph.D. admission. The candidate should have demonstrated exceptional interest in research which shall include prior publications, conference presentations, or other academic work.
  • Applicants who have cleared the M.Phil. course work with at least 55% marks in aggregate or an equivalent CGPA, shall be eligible to apply for the Ph.D. admission.
  • SC/ST/OBC (non-creamy layer)/EWS/PwBD/ Defence Personal (DP) applicants shall be given 5% marks relaxation in the minimum educational qualifications.

DSEU Delhi PhD Admission 2022 Important Dates

Online applications Open 06th August 2022
Online applications Close19th September 2022
Publication of the list of shortlisted candidates for written test and list of the exempted candidates24th September 2022
Entrance test30th September 2022
Declaration of Entrance Test Result05th October 2022
Interview14th & 15th October 2022
Declaration of Final Result21st October 2022

Application Process

  • Candidates required to visit the website to fill an online registration form.
  •  Read Information Bulletin carefully before filling application form.

Registration Fee

Registration fees INR 500 + transaction charges
Mode of Payment Through online

Selection Process

  • The complete selection process would comprise of entrance test (DPRAT), past academics, and the interview.
  • Regular faculty members of DSEU or faculty on deemed deputation in DSEU and the applicants who have qualified UGC/CSIR-NET/JRF examination or valid Gate score (with qualifying marks) in the relevant area of research will be exempted from taking the entrance test.
  • The internal faculty members of DSEU can apply for non-reserved seats by appearing in the written test or shall get the exemption from the written test on the basis of valid Gate score/ NET/ JRF.
  • All applicants taking admission shall be bound by the PhD ordinance and regulations of the DSEU.

Selection Criteria

  • The complete selection process would comprise of entrance test, past academics, and the interview.
  • Weightage shall be as follows:
ParticularsWeightage  (For Candidates
applying on the basis of PG)
Weightage  (For Candidates
applying on the basis of UG)
Entrance TestQualifying Nature (50% Marks)Qualifying Nature (50% Marks)
10th 10%10%
UG15% 30%
  • If the result of the PG is not declared then the marks of the first three semesters will be considered.
  • The candidates who have applied on the basis of UG as per 3.1 (B) of Information Bulletin weightage of 30% will be given to UG marks while preparing the final merit list.
  • Every candidate needs to submit a brief about her/his research area/interest along with the admission form and is required to give a presentation on the same before the interview committee.
  • List of candidates qualified for the interview, schedule and venue of the interview will be notified on the university website (
  • The final merit list would be prepared based on above-mentioned criteria.

DSEU Delhi Doctoral Program Research Aptitude Test (DPRAT) Details

  • Doctoral Program Research Aptitude Test (DPRAT) shall be of qualifying nature only, with qualifying marks as 50%. A relaxation of 5 % of marks (from 50% to 45%) shall be allowed for the candidates belonging to SC/ST/OBC (non-creamy layer)/EWS/PwBD/ Defence Personal (DP).

Syllabus for DPRAT

  • Syllabus for DPRAT shall consist of 50% questions on Research Aptitude/Methodology and 50% subject-specific questions.
  • The syllabus of the entrance test will contain two parts. Part A will be common for all the programs and part B will be discipline specific.

Part A (Common for all the programs)

  • Types of data, description of data, frequency distributions, bar, pie charts, graphs, mean, median. mode, standard deviation, error bars, dependent and independent variables, discrete and continuous random variables, probability, sample space, outliers, statistical inference, standard normal distribution, statistical significance, chi square test, comparing data, correlations, curve fitting
  • General Aptitude with emphasis on logical reasoning, graphical analysis. Analytical and numerical ability. Quantitative comparison, series formation, puzzles etc.

Part B (Subject Specific)

Computer Science and Engineering/Applications
  • Digital Logic: Boolean algebra. Combinational and sequential circuits. Minimization. Number representations and computer arithmetic (fixed and floating point).
  • Computer Organization and Architecture: Machine instructions and addressing modes. ALU, data-path and control unit. Instruction pipelining, pipeline hazards. Memory hierarchy: cache, main memory and secondary storage;
  • Programming and Data Structures: Programming in C. Recursion. Arrays, stacks, queues, linked lists, trees, binary search trees, binary heaps, graphs.
  • Algorithms: Searching, sorting, hashing. Asymptotic worst case time and space complexity. Algorithm design techniques: greedy, dynamic programming and divide-and-conquer. Graph traversals, minimum spanning trees, shortest paths
  • Theory of Computation: Regular expressions and finite automata. Context-free grammars and push-down automata. Regular and context-free languages
  • Compiler Design: Lexical analysis, parsing, syntax-directed translation. Runtime environments. Intermediate code generation. Local optimisation, common subexpression elimination.
  • Operating System: System calls, processes, threads, inter-process communication, concurrency and synchronization. Deadlock. CPU and I/O scheduling. Memory management and virtual memory.
  • Databases: ER-model, Relational model (Relational algebra, Tuple calculus), Integrity constraints, Normal Forms- 1 NF, 2 NF, 3 NF and BCNF, Query languages (SQL), Transactions and concurrency control.
  • Software Engineering: Software Process, Modeling Languages, Requirement and feasibility analysis, Process Models, Planning and managing the project, Domain specific modeling, Software architecture and design patterns, Software reliability and testing techniques.

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Electronics and Communication Engineering
  • Network Theory: Node Analysis, Mesh Analysis, Superposition Theorem, Thevenin’s Theorem, Norton’s Theorem, Maximum Power Transfer Theorem, Reciprocity Theorem, Wye-Delta Transformation, Two Port Network Parameters, Steady State Analysis of R,L,C, Circuits
  • Analog Electronics: Intrinsic and Extrinsic Semiconductors, Energy bands, Diffusion and Drift Currents, Mobility, Equation of Continuity, P-N Junction diode, Zener Diode, Light Emitting Diode (LED), Photodiode, Clipping and Clamping Circuits, Rectifiers, Filters, BJTs & MOSFETs with their Biasing and Small Signal Analysis, Op-amp Circuits and their Applications like Adder, Integrator, Differentiator and Differential Amplifier
  • Digital Circuits: Number System, Boolean Algebra, Logic Gates, K-Map, Multiplexers, Demultiplexers, Encoders, Decoders, Code Converters, Flip-Flops, Counters, Registers, ADCs and DACs, Computer Organization: Addressing Modes, Internal Architecture of 8085 Microprocessor, Pipelining, Virtual Memory, Cache Memory and Mappings.
  • Signals and Systems: Classification of Signals, Classification of various Systems, LTI Systems, Impulse Response, Poles and Zeros, Convolution and Correlation, Fourier Series, Fourier Transform, DTFT, DFT, Z-Transform, Laplace Transform, Sampling Theorem, FIR and IIR Filters, Multi-rate Digital Signal Processing
  • Communication Systems: Amplitude Modulation and Demodulation, Angle Modulation and Demodulation 1, Noise, Noise Figure, White Noise, Random Variables and Processes, Power Spectral Density, Entropy, Channel Capacity, Error Detection and Correcting Codes, Cyclic Codes, Multiple Access Techniques, PCM, DPCM, Line Coders, DM, ADM, ASK, FSK, PSK, QAM, Intersymbol Interference, Matched Filter, Gram Schmitt Orthogonality
  • Electromagnetic Theory: Gauss’s Law in Electrostatics and Magnetostatics, Boundary Conditions for Dielectrics, Faraday’s Law of EM Induction, Ampere’s Law, Maxwell’s Equations and their Differential & Integral Forms, Wave Equations, Poynting Theorem
    Uniform Plane Waves, Reflection and Refraction, Phase Velocity, Group Velocity, Wave Propagation in Conductors and Dielectrics, Depth of Penetration
    Transmission Line Equations, Impedance Matching, Smith Chart
  • Control Systems: Open Loop and Closed Loop Systems, Transfer Function, Block Diagram Reduction and Signal Flow Graphs, Routh-Hurwitz Criterion, Bode Plot, Root Locus Plot, Polar Plot, Nyquist Stability Criterion, Lag, Lead and Lag-Lead Compensators, State variables, State Equations and their Solutions

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Mechanical Engineering
  • Production Engineering: Metal Cutting, Metal Forming, Welding, Metal Casting, Material  Characterization, Non-traditional Manufacturing Processes, Measurements & Metrology, Grinding of  Ceramics  and  Metal  Matrix  Composites, Powder Metallurgy, Microcellular Injection Moulding, Finite Element Applications in Manufacturing, CAD/CAM, Rapid Prototyping, Manufacturing  Automation,  Additive manufacturing, Laser material processing,
  • Fluid Mechanics and Thermal Sciences Fluid Mechanics: Fluid properties; fluid statics, manometry, buoyancy, forces on submerged bodies, stability of floating bodies; control-volume analysis of mass, momentum and energy; fluid acceleration; differential equations of continuity and momentum; Bernoulli’s equation; dimensional analysis; viscous flow of incompressible fluids, boundary layer, elementary turbulent flow, flow through pipes, head losses in pipes, bends and fittings.
  • Heat-Transfer: Modes of heat transfer; one dimensional heat conduction, resistance concept and electrical analogy, heat transfer through fins; unsteady heat conduction, lumped parameter system, Heisler’s charts; thermal boundary layer, dimensionless parameters in free and forced convective heat transfer, heat transfer correlations for flow over flat plates and through pipes, effect of turbulence; heat exchanger performance, LMTD and NTU methods; radiative heat transfer, Stefan- Boltzmann law, Wien’s displacement law, black and grey surfaces, view factors, radiation network analysis.
  • Thermodynamics: Thermodynamic systems and processes; properties of pure substances, behaviour of ideal and real gases; zeroth and first laws of thermodynamics, calculation of work and heat in various processes; second law of thermodynamics; thermodynamic property charts and tables, availability and irreversibility; thermodynamic relations.
  • Applied Thermal Engineering: Air and gas compressors; vapour and gas power cycles, concepts of regeneration and reheat. I.C. Engines: Air-standard Otto, Diesel and dual cycles. Refrigeration and air-conditioning: Vapour and gas refrigeration and heat pump cycles; properties of moist air, psychrometric chart, basic psychrometric processes. Turbomachinery: Impulse and reaction principles, velocity diagrams, Pelton-wheel, Francis and Kaplan turbines
  • Engineering Materials: Structure and properties correlation; engineering materials (metals, ceramics, polymers and composites) – properties and applications; stress-strain behaviour of metals and alloys; iron-carbon phase diagram, heat treatment of metals and alloys, its influence on mechanical properties, stress-strain diagrams for engineering materials.
  • Mechanics of Materials: Stress and strain, elastic constants, Poisson’s ratio; failure theories; Mohr’s circle for plane stress and plane strain; thin cylinders; shear force and bending moment diagrams; bending and shear stresses; deflection of beams; torsion of circular shafts; Euler’s theory of columns; energy methods; thermal stresses; strain gauges and rosettes; testing of materials with universal testing machine; testing of hardness and impact strength.
  • Theory of Machines: Displacement, velocity and acceleration analysis of plane mechanisms; dynamic analysis of linkages; cams; gears and gear trains; flywheels and governors; balancing of reciprocating and rotating masses; gyroscope. governors and fly wheels; design of bolted, riveted and welded joints; interference/shrink fit joints; design of shafts, keys, spur gears, belt drives, brakes and clutches; pressure vessels. Vibrations: Free and forced vibration of single degree of freedom systems, effect of damping; vibration isolation; resonance; critical speeds of shafts.
  • Machine Design: Design for static and dynamic loading; failure theories; fatigue strength and the S-N diagram; principles of the design of machine elements- bolted, riveted and welded joints; shafts, gears, rolling and sliding contact bearings, brakes and clutches, springs.
  • Industrial Engineering: Quality, Reliability and Maintenance, Lean Manufacturing, Time study, Motion study, Agile Manufacturing, Statistical quality control, Operations Management, Project Management,  Supply  Chain  Management, Reverse Logistics, Inventory management
  • Operations Research:  Linear Optimization Models, Assignment and Transportation Models, Queuing Theory, CPM/PERT

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