Departments of Civil Engineering, Electrical and Electronics Engineering have been recognized as QIP Centers by the AICTE from the academic year 2013-14.Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering also offers regular and part-time Ph. D Programmes. Doctoral programs offered in the institution are affiliated to the Mahatma Gandhi University (MGU), Kottayam (upto 2015 admission) and A. P. J. Abdul Kalam Technological University (KTU), Trivandrum (2015 onwards). Details of Ph. D students and guides in different departments of RIT are as follows.
Number of students & category
Number of approved guides
Department of Civil Engineering
1- QIP (MGU)
1- Full time (KTU)
2-Part time (1MGU+ 1KTU)
Department of Electrical & Electronics Engineering
6-QIP (3 MGU + 3 KTU)
1-Full time (KTU) with fellowship
1- Part time (KTU)
Department of Electronics & Communication Engineering
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