Research & Development

Doctoral Research Centre

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            Dr. Parikshit N. Mahalle
            Dean R&D
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            Dr. Shardul S. Joshi
            Incharge Ph.D. Research Centre
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Vishwakarma Institute of Information Technology (VIIT) established in 2002 by Bansilal Ramnath Agarwal Charitable Trust (BRACT), Pune, Maharashtra, with the vision of providing excellence in technical education. Institutes mission is to make competent engineers with the spirit of professionalism and responsible citizenship by imparting knowledge and technical skills of the highest standards and to prepare them to respond to the current and future needs of the industry, higher studies as well as research.

VIIT is a self-financed Autonomous Institute, affiliated to Savitribai Phule Pune University (SPPU), Pune. Institute has undergraduate, Post Graduate and Doctoral programs in Engineering with more than 3000 students on campus including 100+ post graduate and research students. It is recognized and approved by AICTE, New Delhi and the Government of Maharashtra. SPPU has conferred Academic Autonomy to VIIT from Academic Year 2017-18. Detailed info about academic programs, faculty, research facilities and amenities is available at


  • Accredited by NAAC and has received 'A' Grade with a CGPA of 3.14 in the year 2016.
  • Autonomous status awarded to the Institute w.e.f. Academic Year 2017-18 including autonomy for Ph.D. research center.
  • UG programs have been accredited by NBA, New Delhi (Mechanical Engineering, Information Technology, Computer Engineering, Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering and Civil Engineering)
  • ISO 9001-2015 Certified institute. ISO certification practice implemented since 2006.
  • Placed in Rank Band of 151-200 under the India Rankings 2018 by NIRF. And in 251-300 in NIRF 2021
  • "PLATINUM" rating in AICTE-CII Survey of Industry Linked Technical Institutes
  • In the GHRDC-CSR Survey 2016 - 25th and 2019 – 07th rank amongst the Outstanding Engineering Colleges of Excellence the State of Maharashtra.
  • Ranked 67th in private Engineering Institute and has 81st overall ranking in India in Times Best Engg. Institute Survey 2019,
  • Received AAA rating by Careers 360.
  • Ranked 6th in the state and 14th in Country by CSR Review

Prospective Post Graduate Candidates for admission to Ph D Program for various disciplines in the following departments of Engineering and Technology:

  • Civil Engineering
  • Computer Engineering
  • E&TC Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering


List of Ph.D. Candidates

List of Ph.D. Guides

List of Ph.D. Candidates-Awarded

Summary of Ph.D. Admissions


For details of Admission of Ph.D. admissions, entrance examination and notifications, please visit.