The University of Science and Technology, Meghalaya (USTM) has started intensive research work since its inception and appropriate facilities have been created to promote innovative and modern need base interdisciplinary research. Research students and faculties are greatly encouraged to innovate through quality research in emerging areas of science technology social science Media and cultural studies and other disciplines. The university is giving its effort to promote interdisciplinary research in science and social science, advanced teaching and training in chosen areas of interdisciplinary basic sciences leading to Ph.D degrees. The university is also trying to provide a forum for interaction among scientists, research workers, teachers and students with national and international experts. USTM is conducting seminars, workshops, national and international conferences and extension lectures to promote interdisciplinary research in basic sciences , humanities and other disciplines. Every schools and departments have well equipped laboratories, libraries and other research facilities, to handle high-end research. The research activities in the university is being performed in every academic frontiers and diverse fields in various schools. At present the School of Biological Sciences, School of Engineering & Technology, School of Applied Sciences, School of Business Sciences, School of Media and Cultural Studies and School of Social Sciences & Humanities provides facilities for quality research under renowned supervisors. Research at USTM aims to develop innovative solutions to the world's most daunting challenges. The university provides vibrant interdisciplinary research that will attract the best people from the country. This will creatively contribute in solving the economic, technological and social issues of the local as well as global human society. The university promotes active and vigorous leadership to the researchers in shaping their intellect for the achievement of common goals of humanity. For addressing needs of tomorrow, USTM’s research efforts are enhanced through collaborations with leading research institutes and consortia around the world, where cutting-edge research is taking place.
Scholars seeking to pursue a doctorate degree will find a variety of specializations to choose from and qualified researchers to guide them. Scholars are encouraged to carry out interdisciplinary research under different schools.
School wise Ph.D. Programs for 2016 Session:
Name of School
Master Degree in relevant subject with 55% marks.
NB: 5% relaxation for special and reserved category
School of Social Sciences & Humanities
School of Applied Sciences
Engineering and Technology
Prof. Qoumrul Hoque School of Education
* Subject to change depending on availability of guides.
** Scholar have to deposit thesis examination fee which will be informed later.