The JU Ph.D. program is modeled on the pattern of Ph.D. programs followed in IITs. The program also complies with the UGC Guidelines for Ph.D.-2009. Admissions to Ph.D. are taken through JU Ph.D Entrance Examination conducted by the University. Candidates having a valid UGC/ CSIR/ GATE score are exempted from appearing in the JU Ph.D Entrance Examination. The Regulations also stipulate evaluation of the Ph.D. Protocol and the candidate by two committees to ensure that only those candidates who are competent to carry out high quality research and to make positive contribution to knowledge in their chosen field, are allowed to register for Ph.D. Research Programme at the University is controlled by the President through the following committees:
University Research Committee (URC).
Research Protocol Evaluation Committee (RPEC) at each Department/ Constituent College.
A Research Progress Committee (RPC) for each research candidate.
A Board for Examination for Ph.D. (Defense Committee) for each candidate
Ph.D is offered in the streams of Computer Science Engg./ Application, Civil Engg., Electrical Engg., Electronics & Communication Engg., Information Technology, Mechanical Engg., Chemical Engineering, Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Botany, Zoology, Microbiology, Bio-Technology, Bio-Chemistry, Environment Science, Management, English, Law.