Ph.D. (Civil Engineering)


Ph.D. (Civil Engineering)

Program Overview

There is an ever-growing need for comprehensive technical education, research and consulting activities all around the sphere. Hence, demand for scholars will continue to climb in the country for many more decades to come. The overall objective of the Doctoral program at MIT-WPU is to recognize and provide solutions to problem of modern existence to the society, industry, and academia and even further to the Government. Special stress will be given on adoption of fitting technologies embedded with indigenous novelties. The long-term goal of MIT-WPU is playing a vigorous role in bringing to life the ambitions of the society through creation of leaders for the future. The doctoral program at MIT-WPU will seek to impart values, professional morals and above all the knowledge that would improve the individual’s competence to work for a better future.

Why to Choose Ph.D. in Civil Engineering

At MIT WPU, the department has Centre of excellence for `Innovative Design and Construction Technologies, which is established in campus, with the building science department of the Politecnico De Milano of Italy. There are active Memorandum of Understandings (MOU) for collaborative research, with organisations like, Pune Construction Engineering and Research Foundation, Builders Association of India, KL Structures USA, BSDC college UK.

  • Project oriented research

  • Collaboration with R & D Institute of National / international Reputes

  • Goal / target oriented research

  • National as well as International exposure to enhance students’ vision and enrich their personality

  • Internship/Hands-on experience with Industry

  • Highly qualified and motivated supervisors of national and international reputes

  • Financial support to meritorious students

  • Comfortable residential facility

  • Research problem relating to national/global importance.

Program Objectives

  • Ph.D. program shall be of a minimum duration of three years, including course work and a maximum of six years.

  • Extension for maximum period of two years can be given.

  • The women candidates and persons with disability (more than 40% disability) may be allowed an additional relaxation of two years.

  • In addition, the women candidates may be provided Maternity Leave/Child Care Leave once in the entire duration of Ph.D. for up to 240 days

  • Better career opportunities as compared to other students, due to high industry training component. Strong Placement Training and Support.

  • Highly qualified and motivated supervisors of national and international reputes

  • Development of Winning personality, who is physically fit, mentally alert, spiritually elevated. Overall Holistic development through series of lectures and courses on yoga, self-defense, cross cultural studies, national integration etc.

Salient Features

  • Research Advisory Committee with experts having international repute

  • Opportunity for Research Paper publication and presentation in Research Journals of MIT-WPU

  • Internship/Hand on experience with Industry

  • Opportunity to be Research Associate with MIT-WPU

  • Opportunity to receive Junior Research Fellowship and Senior Research Fellowship

  • Awards for outstanding contribution in the area of research

  • Guidance from eminent experts from the academia and industry

  • Opportunity to participate at National and International Research Conferences and Seminars

  • Free access to online research databases like EBSCO, J-Gate, Science Direct

  • Free Access to Research Journals and books from library

Program Structure

Number of Years Three(Semester Pattern)
Minimum Number of Semesters Six
Evaluation Pattern Continuous Evaluation


Curriculum will be delivered through highly qualified and experienced National & International Faculties and Industry Professionals.


Course work 25%, Continuous Assessment of work 25%, Six Monthly Progressive Assessment.