Amity University Uttar Pradesh started a two day “Orientation Programme” for the Research Scholars enrolled in various Doctoral Programmes with 41 Institutions of Amity Noida Campus and Lucknow Campus at Amity University, Sector-125, Noida.
Every year, Amity receives thousands of applications for PhD Programmes but after several rounds of screening involving written test and personal interviews,this year, 250 bright scholars were selected for Full Time and Part Time PhD programmes in over various domains including Anthropology, Agriculture, Management, Psychology, Biotechnology,Commerce, Clinical Psychology, Education, Environmental Sciences, Economics,Forensic Sciences, Foods and Nutrition , Finance, Geo-Informatics and Remote Sensing ,Information Technology , Pharmaceutical Sciences , Law , Materials and Devices, Chemistry, Applied Chemistry ,English, Mathematics , Physics, Horticulture, Microbial Biotechnology ,Neurosciences, Immunology , Virology, Wildlife Sciences, Physical Education,Built Environment, Mechanical and Automation Engineering and Computer Science Engineering.
As per the tradition of Amity, The orientation programme commenced with “Havan”which was attended by hundreds of Scholars, Directors, Institutional Heads,Faculty members and Staff Members followed with the blessings from Vice Chancellor, Amity University, Dr. Balvinder Shukla.
In her welcome address, Dr Balvinder Shukla said that research plays a key role in development of nation. Hence, every scholar must consider it as his or her duty to conduct a highest quality of research as a contribution towards nation building. She mentioned that our Founder President, Dr. Ashok K Chauhan believes that research is essential in making India a knowledge superpower. She called upon the scholars to conduct research not just for degree but for the benefit of society.
Addressing the gathering, Dr. Sunil Saran, Sr VicePresident- Amity Science Technology and Innovation Foundation emphasized on providing solutions to the problems faced by society through research.