• Symbiosis International ( Deemed University) encourages Ph D candidates to enrol as Full Time Ph D students.
  • The scheme is open to competent and qualified candidates to undertake full time advanced studies and research leading to Ph.D. degree under the University
  • SIU also encourages independent fellowship holders (CSIR/DBT/DST/etc) to apply. Scientists with funded projects are welcome to be associated.
  • SIU has state-of-the-art infrastructure , highly qualified and experienced faculty shape your careers by researching in cutting-edge areas
  • The amount of Fellowship is as follows..
    1. 1) Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) @ Rs.37, 000/- p.m. for two years
    2. 2) Senior Research Fellowship (SRF) @ Rs.42, 000/-p.m. for remaining tenure as SRF
    3. 3) Contingency @Rs.30000/- p.a. (Contingent expenses incurred for research i.e. purchase of books, travel expenses for research related activities, stationary etc.)
    4. 4) No taxes are deducted on the fellowship amount/ contingency amount Nutrition and Dietetics

Research Centres - Focus Areas (For Junior Research Fellowships)

  • Symbiosis Centre for Medical Image and Analysis (SCMIA)
    • Medical Image Processing, Analysis, and synthesis
    • Statistical inference, machine learning and data science
    • MRI Physics/scanning and acquisition
    • Computational Neuro-imaging
    • Deep learning and Artificial Intelligence in Medical Imaging
    • Computer vision and pattern theory
    • Computational anatomy
    • Musculoskeletal joint disorders (Hip, Knee, Shoulder, Ankle, Wrist, Spine)
    • Explainable and interpretable AI for clinical diagnosis
    • Augmented and Virtual Reality
    • Medical device designs
    • Orthopaedic Biomechanics
    • Radiomics
    • Clinical Neurosciences
    • Advanced quantitative imaging techniques and development
  • Symbiosis Centre for Nanoscience and Nanotechnology (SCNN)
    • Advanced Functional Nanomaterials
    • Multidisciplinary Sensors & Biomedical Devices
    • Theranostics
    • Drug Delivery
    • Simulation and Mathematical Modelling
  • Symbiosis Centre for Stem Cell Research (SCSCR)
    • Deciphering the role of signalling mechanisms prevailing in normal mesenchymal stromal cells in governing the fate of hematopoietic stem cells.
    • Understanding the role of signalling pathways prevailing in bone marrow derived-leukemic mesenchymal stromal cells in regulating normal haematopoiesis.
  • Symbiosis Centre for Behavioral Studies (SCBS)
    • Consumer Behaviour and consumer psychology
    • Organizational Behaviour
    • Behavioral Economics
    • Branding, media, communication and design
    • Language studies
  • Symbiosis Centre for Waste Research Management (SCWRM)
    • Solid waste management
    • Wastewater management
    • Biomedical and hazardous waste management
    • E-waste management
    • Integrated sustainable waste management, Green technologies, Bioremediation for pollution control, Technology improvement and innovations
    • Energy/resource recovery and product development
    • Environmental impact assessment and carbon footprint
    • Thermal, chemical and biological conversion of waste materials
    • Policies, planning and legislations in waste management
    • Use of Artificial Intelligence (AI), Internet of Things (IoT) for effective waste management
  • Symbiosis Centre for Applied Artificial Intelligence (SCAAI)
    • Healthcare
    • Natural Language Processing
    • Reinforcement Learning
    • Multi-modal Data Fusion
    • Explainable Artificial Intelligence
    • Computer Vision
    • Embedded-AI
    • AI Security
    • Privacy and Block chains
    • AI for Industry 4.0
    • Affective Computing
    • Graph Neural Networks (GNN)
  • Symbiosis Centre for Advanced Legal Studies and Research (SCALSAR)
  • Law and Justice Reform (Focus - Rule of Law and SDGs; SDGs focus areas - Health Care and Public Health Law, Mental Health, Education, Gender, Gender Equality, Water, Peace & Justice; Criminal Justice; Legal Empowerment; Dispute Resolution; Legal Aspects of Business; Taxation; Insider Trading; Mergers and Acquisitions; Insolvency Law; E-Commerce; Environmental Law and Natural Resources and Sustainable Development; Regulatory Studies; Community Legal Care, Human Rights, Disability, Crisis and Disaster) [Synergy with Symbiosis Centre for Behaviour Studies (SCBS)].

    Science, Technology, Innovation (Focus- IT Law, Cyber Forensics, Data Protection, Blockchain, Digital Currency, AI, IOT, Cloud Computing, Media Laws including Fake News, IP Law, Access to Medicine, Patient's Rights, Food Security, Artificial Intelligence and IP, Patenting Nanotechnology, Traditional Knowledge, Biodiversity, Energy Law, Sports and Entertainment Law) [Synergy with SCSCR, SCNN, SCMIA, and SCAAI].

    International and Comparative Law (Focus - International Trade, International Taxation, Climate Change, Migration Law, International Humanitarian Law, EU and Asian Comparative Studies: Justice Development; Refugees) [Synergy with SCWRM].

  • The Symbiosis Centre for Urban Studies ( SCUS)
    • Urban Poverty, Migration, Livelihood and Informality
    • Urban Finance
    • Physical Infrastructure and Climate Change - Urban Solid Waste Management, Urban Energy and Environment, Urban Mobility, Urban Affordable Housing
    • Urban Policy
    • SDGs and Urbanization (Localising SDGs)
    • Social Infrastructure (Education and Health)
  • Symbiosis Centre for Climate Change and Sustainability ( SCCCS)
    • Conducting high quality and collaborative research in media and creative industries.
    • Building partnerships and collaborations with academia, industry, government and other agencies and contributing to research and scholarship for the development of more diverse, equitable and inclusive media and creative industries in practice and policy.
    • Creating a network of scholars and practitioners in media and creative industries research.
    • Disseminating research findings through publications and seminars.
  • Symbiosis Centre for Research on International Higher Education (SCRIHE) - Will be updated soon
  • Symbiosis Centre for Ambedkar Studies (SCAS) - Will be updated soon

Symbiosis Centre for Research and Innovation (SCRI),

Research & Developement cell,

Symbiosis International (Deemed University),

6th Floor of Symbiosis Institute of Technology,

Hill-base, Gram. Lavale, District Pune - 412115, India

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