Doctoral Programme (PhD)
Nirma University started the Doctoral Programme in the year 2003. The University is renowned for the quality and diversity of its research. Ample opportunities are provided to faculty members and students to research, actively participate in international and national conferences/ events, to publish research work in highly acclaimed research studies. The Institute of Architecture and Planning, Nirma University initiated it’s a PhD Programme in Architecture and Planning in July 2015. The Admission to this PhD programme is based on entrance exams and interviews. General intake of students is around 10-15. The course is offered as both part-time and full time in Areas such as Urban Ecology, Disaster Management and Developmental Planning, Urban Open spaces, Urban Forest etc.