Programme Details

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Data Science

  • Pune Lavasa Campus
  • Open From : 08-Dec-2023
  • Open Until : 09-Jun-2024

PhD (Data Science) is a unique programme that is an amalgamation of Computer Science, Statistics and Mathematics. Data science and the underlying computational models are fundamental to decision making processes across domains. Data science thus has emerged as one of the most popular field of study in research, academia as well as industry. The Department of Computer Science through its various courses and programmes strives to provide a perfect blend of research and application in the field of data science. This programme aims to develop a dynamic researcher which enables them to design mathematical and statistical models to extract knowledge from data. This programme allows the students to acquire the skills to develop inventive and creative solutions to data research problems that demonstrate a high degree of intellectual merits in the fields of Computer Science, Mathematics and Statistics.

For any queries at any given time during the application and admission process, you may contact us through the following Email ID or phone number:

Pune Lavasa Campus

CHRIST (Deemed to be University),

Christ University Road, 30 Valor Court,

PO Dasve Lavasa, Mulshi, Pune - 412112, Maharashtra


Phone No: 1800-123-2009,

1. Admission Registration fee of INR 5000/ (Non-Refundable)
2. Programme fee as per the below table


Indian Nationals

Foreign Nationals / OCI / PIO

Full Time PhD

Full-Time PhD


30,000 INR

450 USD

Time of Payment: All the candidates have to pay the I Year fee immediately after confirmation of admission. For subsequent years, fees must be paid annually on or before 15th March.


1. Though the fee is fixed for all years, there will be a periodic nominal increase to meet the rise in costs.

2. Admission registration fee of INR 5000/- (US $80 for foreign nationals/PIO/OCI) is non-refundable in the event of cancellation of admission. This fee will be apart from cancellation charges if any applicable.    

3. All Candidates If “Selected” after appearing for the final selection process, the fee may be paid through Net banking facility/NEFT/RTGS.

4. Payment / Transfer of fees does not guarantee admission.

1. Indian nationals pursuing an international curriculum in India, will pay the fee applicable for NRI status for the first year. Indian citizens who have studied foreign syllabi in India for the qualifying examination (applying for UG / PG / MPhil / PhD Programme has to be approved by UGC / AIU).

(The above condition is not applicable to NRI and candidates applied under NRI Category).

2. NRI fee is applicable for the full duration of the programme for candidates who;

          2.1. Have pursued and completed their last qualifying exam from outside India.

          2.2. Are NRI and candidates who have applied under the NRI category.

3. To claim the Indian/Maharastra category fee, the candidates should have studied last 7 years in India/ Maharastra. (Not applicable for OCI, PIO and Foreign Nationals).

For the Online Application form, click the below link: Online Application form


(Deemed to be University)

Christ University Road, 30 Valor Court
At Post: Dasve Lavasa,Taluka: Mulshi
Pune 412112, Maharashtra.

Tel: 1800-123-2009






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