Rashtriya Raksha University : Expression of Interest for pursuing PhD is invited from Serving and Retired Practitioners in the following areas.

PhD for Practitioners

  1. Artificial Intelligence and Non-Lethal Weapons
  2. Article 36, Additional Protocol-1 and Weapons Review of Lethal Autonomous Weapons System
  3. Means and Methods of Warfare and International Humanitarian Law in the age of Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning
  4. Interplay between Technology and Law in Space Exploration
  5. Collision between Military Arificial ntelligence and Civilian Artificial Intelligence
  6. Correlations between Cyber Space and Nuclear Regimes.
    Type: Full-time/ Part-time
    Applicants may also choose to pursue their PhD on a full-time or part-time basis, based on their availability and commitments.
    The PhD program has certain requirements that candidates must fulfll:
    • Applicants must possess a Master’s degree in a relevant technical and/or legal field. Candidates with a background in international law will be given preference.
    • Entrance Examinations: Candidates required to pass written exams that assess their understanding of the subject matter and their ability to critically analyze relevant literature and research.
    • Research Proposal: Applicants need to develop a comprehensive research proposal outlining their intended area of study, research objectives, methodology, and expected outcomes.
    • Coursework: Candidates required to complete 12 credits of course work. Thesis: The core component of a PhD program is the completion of an original and significant research project. Candidates are expected to conduct
    in-depth rescarch, collect and analyze data, and present their findings in the form ofa thesis.
    • Defense: After completing the thesis or dissertation, candidates are typically required to defend their research before a committee of faculty members. This defense involves presenting their work, answering questions, and engaging in a scholarly discussion about their research.
    Teaching and Coaching: PhD candidates may have teaching or coaching responsibilities. This could involve assisting in undergraduate courses, mentoring students, or providing guidance to junior researchers.
    • Fellowships will be awarded to full time scholars based on the merit, providing a monthly amount of INR 40,000.
    Prospective PhD candidates should refer to the specific guidelines and requirements available on following link.
    https://rru.ac.in/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/RRU-PhD-Regulations 2021 28 6 2021.ndf
    If you have any additional questions or require more details, please feel free to contact us at email address: [email protected]
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