WUD offers flexibility in its programme structure by providing both full-time and part-time options, ensuring that candidates can balance their research pursuits with other responsibilities.

MUMBAI, JUNE 7 (The CONNECT) – The World University of Design (WUD), a University Grants Commission (UGC) recognized institution, today announced the commencement of admissions for its PhD program in specialized fields including Architecture, Business, Communication Design, Design, Fashion, Arts, and Performing Arts. The university welcomes applicants from diverse backgrounds, regardless of their design experience, to apply for this degree.

Candidates interested in pursuing a PhD at WUD can submit their applications until the deadline of June 15, 2024. The PhD entrance exam is scheduled to take place on June 29 (Saturday), 2024, allowing applicants to conveniently take the proctored online test from the comfort of their homes using laptops.

WUD offers flexibility in its program structure by providing both full-time and part-time options, ensuring that candidates can balance their research pursuits with other responsibilities. Applicants must meet the eligibility criteria outlined by the UGC, including holding a Master’s degree or equivalent in a relevant field from a recognized university. Exceptional candidates with Bachelor’s degrees may also be considered.

Admission to the PhD programs at WUD involves a two-step selection process, comprising a written examination and an interview. The entrance examination will be a 3-hour written paper which will test the basics of research methodology and academic rigor. The candidate will also be evaluated on creative inclination, structured thought, expression, comprehension, expression, language, and clarity.

In addition to academic qualifications, applicants are required to submit a detailed statement of their proposed research project and/or a portfolio of creative works, if applicable. These materials enable the admissions committee to evaluate the originality and feasibility of the research idea, as well as the candidate’s capability to contribute meaningfully to their chosen field.

Dr. Sanjay Gupta, Vice Chancellor of World University of Design (WUD), Sonipat, said the flexible program structure, distinguished faculty, and state-of-the-art resources are designed to support and inspire the students in this transformative journey.