PhD Civil Engineering

Eligibility: Four year graduation degree by research or two year masters degree in Engineering/ Technology/ related discipline with minimum 55% marks

  • Duration: 3 years
  • Admission Criteria: Shoolini University's multiple choice entrance test, and assessment of research aptitude through concept note & faculty interaction. GATE qualified candidates are expempt from the written exam.

Eligibility : Four year graduation degree by research or two year masters degree in Engineering/ Technology/ related discipline with minimum 55% marks

  • Duration : 3 years
  • Admission Criteria : Shoolini University's multiple choice entrance test, and assessment of research aptitude through concept note & faculty interaction. GATE qualified candidates are expempt from the written exam.

PhD Civil Engineering at Shoolini Engineering is framed as per the regulations of the National Education Policy (NEP-2020). This program is related to the design, maintenance and construction of structures concerned with public wellbeing. 

This program is suitable for students who have an analytical and practical bent of mind. Development of good technical design skills and knowledge in conceptualisation of structures are some key aspects of this degree program. This helps the future engineers to contribute towards their chosen niche of Civil Engineering.   

This research-based program has been especially designed to allow students to specialise in any segment of Civil Engineering. Experienced faculty members from renowned institutions like NCI, USA, NIH, USA, IISc and Oxford teach this program at Shoolini University. 

Students get global exposure through collaborations with leading international institutions to enhance their learning experience. Shoolini has over 250 collaborations with top universities like Lanzhou University, China; Gachon University, Korea; University of Naples, Italy; University of Arkansas, USA; University of Maryland, USA.

Shoolini has dedicated Centres of Excellence for Civil:

Key Highlights 

  • QS IGAUGE E-LEAD Certification 
  • School of Engineering: 112 (NIRF RANK) 
  • University recognised as a member of The Institution of Engineers, India  
  • 25 Most Innovative Engineering Colleges in India – Higher Education Digest   
  • Patent filing by students and faculty encouraged 
  • Guest lectures by global experts in the field of Engineering 
  • Highly qualified and experienced faculty 

XR/AI Research Centre

Drives innovation by offering immersive, hands-on experiences with emerging tech.

Collaboration with AWS Academy

Students can pursue industry-recognised AWS Certifications.

Research Grants

Government agencies such as DST & HIMCOSTE have provided research and infrastructural grants for advanced labs. 

PhD Civil Engineering Career Opportunities

    • Project Manager
    • Head Quality Controller
    • Site Engineer/Civil Engineer
    • Project Coordinator
    • Quality Assurance Manager
    • Project Procurement Manager
    • Executive Engineer
    • Structural Engineer/Structural Designer

Top Faculty

Student Voices

Kamna Sharma (PhD)

Indu Negi (PhD)

RaviKant Thakur,Phd

Nidhi Negi (PhD)

Top Campus Recruiters

Some of the major companies that visit our campus and hire our graduates are:

Frequently Asked Questions

Shoolini University PhD Civil Engineering is NAAC B+ accredited and has UGC certification.

Those who complete PhD Civil Engineering can consider a career in teaching, research and construction industry. Career positions like Building Control Surveyor, Building Service Engineers, Engineering Geologists, Sustainability Consultants and Fire Risk Assessor, etc., are also available for PhD Civil Engineering pass-outs. Students of PhD Civil Engineering at Shoolini University often receive a JRF of Rs 30,000 per month.

The university has a dedicated and proactive Placement Cell which has been inviting companies to the campus every year. As many as 3000+ students have found jobs in reputed companies. Students from engineering stream have been placed in companies like Eicher, Gabriel, Tata Hitachi, Havells, Videocon, Reliance Jio, Citrix, etc.

Shoolini University has signed MoUs with global universities of USA, Canada, Italy, United Kingdom, China, South Africa and Saudi Arabia. PhD Civil Engineering students can avail the facilities of research and student exchange.

Enrolling in a PhD program helps you begin or continue research in the field you're passionate about. You can delve deeper, make new discoveries, improve conceptual tactics and apply those concepts through the research conducted. You can decide what to work on, how to work, and chart your journey with support and guidance from a supervisory team.

Shoolini University is India’s No.1 Research University (QS World University Rankings, Asia-2023) with 150+ programs and top placements & internships in India. Over the past decade, Shoolini has built a worldwide network of partner universities to foster exchange opportunities, collaborative academic programs, faculty engagement and research, and other activities. Shoolini offers study abroad opportunities with scholarships to top universities in the USA, Australia, UK, South Korea, Taiwan, Japan, and Italy, among others. Shoolini has filed 1200+ patents; its h-index is >100 with Field Weighted Citation Impact (FWCI) of 2.22. It has 104+ state-of-the-art laboratories, 9 Centres of Excellence, and 2 Shoolini Researchers are among the Top 1% Scientists of the world.

Students with a minimum CGPA score of 7.5/10 in the four-year-undergraduate program (FYUP) will now be eligible for PhD admissions, without having to complete a master’s program, according to the new regulations on the award of PhD degree finalised by the University Grants Commission (UGC).

The institution's accreditation by appropriate agencies means the program meets high standards of academic excellence. However, other factors, such as the field of research, number of publications, collaborations, etc., are also considered.

Doctoral programs require intensive training in research methods. This includes interviews, surveys, questionnaires, clinical trials, and laboratory experiments. These skills are put into practice when the candidate conducts fieldwork for the dissertation. Skills gained in qualitative and quantitative research methodology and statistical analysis are transferable to non-academic research environments, particularly for industrial research. In addition, employers outside of academia seek individuals with sound research skills to carry out projects at think tanks and research institutes in both the private and government sectors.

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