Chitkara University Doctoral Consortium - CUDC 2019

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Selected Papers will be Published in Scopus Indexed & ABDC listed Journals
Cash Prize for Best Paper and Best Presentation Award
CUDC Schedule CUDC - 2019
Chitkara University Doctoral Consortium – 2019
(A Colloquium of Doctoral Research Scholars)

Presentation Schedule May 17-18, 2019
Venue - Chitkara University, Punjab – India

Selected Papers will be Published in Scopus Indexed and ABDC listed Journals

About CUDC-2019

The rationale of CUDC-2019 is to provide an opportunity for doctoral students studying Management, Engineering, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Health Sciences and Applied Sciences to explore and express their research interests in a workshop environment with a panel of established researchers.

The CUDC – 2019 has the following objectives:
  • To provide a forum where students can present their ongoing doctoral research work and meet other students and researchers, and obtain feedback on future research directions.
  • To sensitize the young scholars with updated trends in their research field.
  • To provide a common platform to share and exchange the scientific information having benefits at large to the society.
  • To enhance the soft skills of the participants through oral presentation in front of panel of experts in their respective fields.
  • Support the new generation of researchers with information and advice on research and academic career paths.
  • Best selected papers will be published in SCOPUS index and ABDC listed journal.
  • All papers will be published in Edited Book with ISBN.
  • Cash prize for best paper and best presentation award.
  • Special technical sessions from prominent resource persons.
  • Presentation/Participation certificates.
  • PhD Scholars: The PhD students who have completed their coursework but have not submitted the final thesis are eligible to participate in the CUDC 2019.
  • Researchers planning to enroll in a PhD programme: This doctoral consortium will benefit all the researchers who are planning to enroll in a PhD programme.
  • Researchers are encouraged to participate as active listeners. Such participants shall be given a certificate of participation and passes for attending all technical sessions.

For doctoral students, CUDC 2019 will provide PhD students with an opportunity to present their work to a group of mentors and peers from a diverse set of academic and industrial institutions, to receive constructive feedback on their doctoral research plan and progress. This opportunity will serve to broaden their network and exchange knowledge.

CUDC 2019 will provide a platform to publish selected work in Scopus Indexed Journals. The abstracts will be published in CUDC consortium proceeding.

In line with UGC Notification No. F. 1-2/2009(EC/PS)V(I) Vol. II (Minimum Standards and Procedure for Award of M.PHIL./PhD Degrees, Regulations, 2016) PhD scholars must publish at least one (1) research paper in refereed journal and make two paper presentations in conferences/seminars before the submission of the dissertation/thesis (Clause 9.4, pp 11). Taking into consideration the UGC guidelines, CUDC 2019 provides an opportunity for the PhD scholars to present/publish their research work and fulfil above mentioned requirement before the submission of the thesis. Please refer to the guidelines and template before submitting the paper.

Click here for latest UGC Regulations, 2016 (Minimum Standards and Procedure for Award of M.PHIL./PhD Degrees).


In the year 2002, Chitkara Educational Trust established its Punjab campus 30 kilometers from Chandigarh, on the Chandigarh–Patiala National Highway. In the year 2010, Chitkara University was established by the Punjab State Legislature under “The Chitkara University Act”. Chitkara University, the best university in Punjab, is a government-recognized university with the right to confer degrees as per the Sections 2(f) and 22(1) of the UGC Act, 1956. The University offers multi-disciplinary programs, all of which are designed to be industry-relevant. As a result of this student-centric approach, Chitkara University is rated as one of the best private universities in the North India region. Chitkara University has been established with a mission to pursue excellence in every sphere in the field of education, and to adhere to the highest standards of academic rigor in all its work. The University is fast moving towards attaining leadership position in North India, which speaks volumes about its enduring commitment, outstanding faculty and rich learning environment. From Business Management programs to programs in Health Sciences; and from Computer Science, Electronics and Mechanical Engineering programs, to Hotel Management and Architecture - Chitkara University, Punjab is a veritable cornucopia of educational services. Chitkara University also offers PhD Programmes in Business Management, Engineering, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Health Sciences and Education. The Chitkara PhD program is designed to produce a new generation of scholar-teacher-practitioners who precisely fit that description.