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Doctoral Program

PhD in Information Technology

As technology has become an important component in business operations and business transactions across the world, the need for qualified IT talent is on the rise. More the qualification, better it is for the global IT industry. Texila's Doctoral Programs in Information Technology & Computer Science mould the students to be the leaders of the ever challenging IT industry.

Texila's PhD in Information Technology is a research based degree that equips you to reach the higher echelons of authority in the challenging IT industry. The research scholar can explore a number of leadership positions in major IT organizations, research cells, educational institutions, consulting companies and more.

Program Specification

3 Years
Master's degree with relevant specialty
  • Discuss major categories, techniques, and processes of doing research in Computer science
  • Design the use of major experimental methods of Computer Science research
  • Implement a small research project in an area of computer science
  • Present and report on research in acceptable manner for the computer science research community
  • Web Technologies
  • Multimedia
  • Machine Learning
  • Human -Computer Interaction
  • Data Management
  • Cyber Security
  • Data Analytics
  • Big Data
  • Cloud Computing
  • Technology Management
  • Architectures
  • Compiler Optimization
  • Embedded Systems
  • Bioinformatics
  • Database
  • Data Mining
  • Geographical Information Systems
  • Graphics and Visualization
  • High Performance Computing
  • Networks
  • Distributed Systems
  • Robotics
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Software Engineering
  • Programming Languages
  • Theoretical Foundations
  • Speech Signal processing
  • Speaker verification
  • Recognition and segmentation
  • Speech enhancement
  • Content-based information retrieval
  • Neural networks
  • Kernel methods
Trimester Subject Code Subjects Credits
FIRST YEAR
I PIT101 Research Methodology 4
PIT102 General Regime of Intellectual Property Rights 4
II PIT103 Algorithm Analysis and Automata 4
PIT104 Software Engineering Practises 4
III PIT105 Soft Computing 4
PIT106 Computational Intelligence 4
PIT1PA Practical Assignments 2
PIT1CP Capstone Project 2
PIT1RP One Week Residency Program (2 Mandatory out of 3 programs per year) 2
SECOND YEAR
IV PIT 201 Multiagent Systems 4
PIT 202 Optimization Techniques 4
V PIT 203 Machine Learning 4
PITTW Thesis Work (Guide Approval, Synopsis Submission, Synopsis approval)  
VI PITTW Thesis Work – Term Report  
PIT2RP One Week Residency Program (2 Mandatory out of 3 programs per year) 2
THIRD YEAR
VII-IX PITTW - Thesis work Submission and Viva-Voce examination
- Research Publication
- Participation in E-Conference
44
PIT3RP One Week Residency Program (2 Mandatory out of 3 programs per year) 2
Total Credits 90