The department offers a research programme leading to Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) in the following areas.
|Research Area||Faculty Associated with|
|Knowledge Engineering and Data Mining||Dr B.Sivaselvan|
|Image processing, Biometrics, Pattern Recognition and Machine Learning||Prof.Bansidhar Majhi, Dr Umarani.J, Dr V.Masilamani|
|High Performance Architectures, VLSI Design, High Speed Networks||Dr Noor Mahammad|
|Wireless Sensor Networks, Robotics||Dr Jagadeesh K, Dr Munesh Singh|
|Graph Theory and Data Structures Algorithms||Dr N Sadagopan|
The department invites applications for full-time Ph.D programme twice a year (Jan and July Sessions). Ph.D programme consists of course work (4 courses), comprehensive viva (qualifier) and research contribution in one's specific area of interest.
Selection Process: The department conducts a written test and an interview to eligible candidates.
Evaluation: If a student opts for the optional subject, then his/her performance will be assessed against 5 subjects, otherwise 4 subjects.
Note: One optional subject related to the research area.
|Discrete Mathematics||Logic, Sets, Relations, Functions|
|Data Structures and Algorithms||Arrays, Trees, Heaps, Searching and Sorting|
|Computer Organization||Fixed point and floating point representation, Binary Arithmetic (addition, subtraction, multiplication, division), Cache memory|
|C programming||Input/Output statements, Selection (IF/Switch Case) and Repetition Statements (For/While loop).|
Complete Syllabus for Ph.D Entrance Examination
Sample Paper I
Sample Paper II