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Ph.D Admissions


Important Dates
Commencement of Online Application 01st October, 2023
Last date for Online Application 22nd October, 2023
List of candidates for selection procedure on the University website 25th October, 2023
Selection Procedure:
Written Aptitude Test
Discipline wise proficiency – evaluation (Personal Interview)
03rd November, 2023
Announcement of the list of candidates offered the admission 07th November, 2023
Last Date for paying fees 15th November, 2023
Induction programme for admitted candidates 01st January, 2024


PhD research Topics at SPT (Click to View)


Industry linked research topics

  • Study of Viability for retrofit of equipment to use LNG as fuel in vehicles (trucks and busses) from a safety, environment, technical and fuel efficiency perspective
  • Development of a road map for RLNG pumps in contrast to CNG Pumps across India-(Funded by Adani)
  • Acoustic impedance study and velocity anisotropy for Indian shale gas research (Fund by DGH)
  • Integrated Solar and Geothermal set-up for Exploitation of low enthalpy geothermal reservoirs (Supported by GOG and ONGC energy center)
  • Direct application of Geothermal Energy Exploitation using hot springs and ponds (Support Expected from MNRE)
  • To Carry out laboratory formation damage experiment on Indian and Russian Core models (Industry university of Tyumen-IUT Russia and DOP, India)
  • Factor analysis of attributes associated with City gas distribution engineering (Funded by Adani)
  • Evolution of the Mesozoic sequences of Zanskar Himalays and its comparison with other Mesozoic sections of India (Expected to be funded)
  • Evolutionary trends in Cretaceous Belemnite biotic events and its comparison with northern and southern Tethyan margin (funded by DST-RFBR)
  • Petrophysical Modelling of Heterogeneous clastic reservoirs play (Expected to be funded)
  • Integrated geophysical prospecting for fault modelling in Kachchh basin and correlation with its Geomechanical properties (Expecting Fund)
  • To compare conductivity data of rod-shaped prop-pant versus spherical prop pant for hydraulic fracturing (In association with Oklahoma University and DOP).
  • Mathematical modelling of heterogeneous reservoirs and flow through porous media (with Matlab)