Doctorate

Doctoral studies are designed to train scientists who are able to independently conduct scientific research and experimental design work, solve scientific problems, and work in academic and non-academic environments. The duration of the doctoral program is 3 years (full-time) and is open to those with a master's degree or equivalent. Doctoral studies include teaching, scientific research, preparation and defense of a doctoral thesis. Doctor of science degree is awarded to those who have completed doctoral studies and defended their doctoral thesis.

The TKTI doctoral program gives you the following opportunities:

to have a candidate of science and a candidate of science degree.

Regular participation in scientific and innovative projects.

To go to universities in foreign countries for scientific internships and to participate in scientific conferences and to increase their scientific potential.

Publication of articles in journals included in the Scopus database.

Conclusion of cooperation agreements with foreign universities.

Win grants through various foundations.

In addition, doctoral students and postdoctoral fellows are hired at the rate of 0.25.

Research Funding:

budget (the doctoral student receives a specified amount of state aid

not funded by the state (doctoral student pays for tuition)

Doctoral students are charged with:

Publication of ≥ 5 articles from the republic and foreign countries, as well as ≥ 2 theses at republican and international conferences to defend the degree of Doctor of Philosophy. ≥ 8 articles, ≥ 2 international articles and ≥ 2 theses at national and international conferences are required to defend the degree of Doctor of Science.

Doctoral dissertation (preparation and defense)

The duration is 3 years

Step 1

Documents are accepted by the admission commission of scientific organizations and educational institutions from September 15 to October 15 through a single electronic system and at the institution's admission commission.

Applicants for internship-research, basic doctoral studies (PhD), independent research (PhD) must submit the following documents

1. Application.

2. Brief biographical information (objective - sample 3.5 in Uzbek and Russian).

3. A certified copy of the employment book (for working applicants).

4. A copy of a diploma of a master's degree of a higher educational institution or completion of a clinical residency (for medical sciences), higher education (for specialized programs).

5. List of published scientific works, as well as their copies (at least 1 article and 2 theses).

6. Description from the workplace (for independent applicants)

7. Passport copy.

8. Copy of the State Scholarship of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan (if available)

9. IELTS, TOEFL (RVT and iBT), CEFR or other recognized certificates (if available).

Doctoral studies (DSc), independent study Doctoral studies (DSc) Applicants for study must submit the following documents

1. Application.

2. Brief biographical information (objective, sample form 3.5, in Uzbek and Russian).

3. A certified copy of the employment book (for working applicants).

4. A copy of a diploma of higher education, candidate of science or doctor of philosophy (PhD) or an equivalent scientific degree in foreign countries.

5. A scientific report on the topic of research and a detailed draft of the doctoral dissertation plan prepared for obtaining the degree of Doctor of Science (DSc).

6. List of published scientific works, as well as their copies (at least 3 articles and 2 theses).

7. Description from the workplace (for independent applicants)

8. Passport copy.

9. Scientific achievements (a copy of the document of the State Scholarship of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan)

All documents are prepared in PDF format and sent with registration through the unified electronic system for coordinating post-secondary education. If all necessary documents are not submitted within the specified period, the applicant's application will not be considered.

Step 2

Basic doctoral entrance exams and interviews for doctoral entrance are held annually from November 1 to November 25, and the selection of applicants for independent research is held annually until November 30.

1. Applicants for basic doctoral study pass entrance exams for specialty and foreign language (foreign language learned at previous levels of education). Applicants must have IELTS (average score of at least 5.5), TOEFL (RVT) (not less than 567 points), TOEFL (iBT) (not less than 87 points), CEFR (not lower than V2 level) are exempted from exams in a foreign language in the presence of valid international qualification certificates.

2. Candidates entering for internship-research and doctoral studies shall be selected by the collegial body according to their specialization.

Can I apply to a PhD program if I don't have any published research papers?

No

Step 1

Documents are accepted by the admission commission of scientific organizations and educational institutions from September 15 to October 15 through a single electronic system and at the institution's admission commission.

Applicants for internship-research, basic doctoral studies (PhD), independent research (PhD) must submit the following documents

1. Application.

2. Brief biographical information (objective - sample 3.5 in Uzbek and Russian).

3. A certified copy of the employment book (for working applicants).

4. A copy of a diploma of a master's degree of a higher educational institution or completion of a clinical residency (for medical sciences), higher education (for specialized programs).

5. List of published scientific works, as well as their copies (at least 1 article and 2 theses).

6. Description from the workplace (for independent applicants)

7. Passport copy.

8. Copy of the State Scholarship of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan (if available)

9. IELTS, TOEFL (RVT and iBT), CEFR or other recognized certificates (if available).

Doctoral studies (DSc), independent study Doctoral studies (DSc) Applicants for study must submit the following documents

1. Application.

2. Brief biographical information (objective, sample form 3.5, in Uzbek and Russian).

3. A certified copy of the employment book (for working applicants).

4. A copy of a diploma of higher education, candidate of science or doctor of philosophy (PhD) or an equivalent scientific degree in foreign countries.

5. A scientific report on the topic of research and a detailed draft of the doctoral dissertation plan prepared for obtaining the degree of Doctor of Science (DSc).

6. List of published scientific works, as well as their copies (at least 3 articles and 2 theses).

7. Description from the workplace (for independent applicants)

8. Passport copy.

9. Scientific achievements (a copy of the document of the State Scholarship of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan)

All documents are prepared in PDF format and sent with registration through the unified electronic system for coordinating post-secondary education. If all necessary documents are not submitted within the specified period, the applicant's application will not be considered.

Step 2

Basic doctoral entrance exams and interviews for doctoral entrance are held annually from November 1 to November 25, and the selection of applicants for independent research is held annually until November 30.

1. Applicants for basic doctoral study pass entrance exams for specialty and foreign language (foreign language learned at previous levels of education). Applicants must have IELTS (average score of at least 5.5), TOEFL (RVT) (not less than 567 points), TOEFL (iBT) (not less than 87 points), CEFR (not lower than V2 level) are exempted from exams in a foreign language in the presence of valid international qualification certificates.

2. Applicants for internship-research and doctoral studies are interviewed by the Collegiate body.

3. The selection of applicants for independent research is carried out in the period up to the third month of each quarter according to the relevant conclusion of the admission commission.

Step 3

Based on the results of entrance exams, interview results, and allocated admission quota, applicants for internship-research, basic doctorate and doctoral studies are selected by the admission commission and (or) the collegial body until November 30.

The Admissions Committee formalizes the results of the entrance exams of basic doctoral students with the minutes of the meeting and submits them to the Collegiate body for approval within five days. The results of the interview of candidates studying in internship-research and doctoral studies are also confirmed by the decision of the collegial body.

At the same time, the decision of the collegial body approves the topics of the basic doctoral studies and doctoral dissertations of those admitted to the doctoral studies.

The results of interviews with applicants for independent research are confirmed by the decisions of the collegial body. At the same time, the decision of the collegial body approves the dissertation topics of independent researchers and determines the terms of remuneration for the work of a scientific supervisor or scientific consultant.

Step 4

Admission to research internship, basic doctoral studies and doctoral studies is carried out by the order of the rector of TKTI every year until December 5.

Academic supervisors and academic consultants (if there are consultants) are also determined in the order on admission.

Applicants are authorized for independent research by the order of the head of a scientific organization or educational institution, which is published quarterly by March 5, June 5, September 5, and December 5. The order also specifies scientific supervisors and scientific consultants (if there are consultants) of independent researchers.

Information about trainee-researchers, basic doctoral studies and/or doctoral students, their approved topics, scientific supervisors and scientific consultants (in cases where consultants are appointed):

by TKTI - to higher ministries, offices and organizations until December 10 every year;

by ministries, departments and organizations - entered into the Unified electronic system by December 15 of each year.

Step 5

Intern-research, basic doctoral studies and doctoral studies will begin on January 1 of the following year.

In 2022, the Tashkent Institute of Chemical Technology will determine the procedure for the admission of applicants to the doctoral program.

● Admission is made to both state and non-budgetary educational institutions. Applicants for each educational program are accepted on a competitive basis.

● Admission to the Dock can be done in several stages every year, after the main admission, subject to the availability of budget and non-budget places.

How is the reception?

How and when is admission?

The procedure for admission is written in step 1

How are documents submitted?

Applications and documents for participation in the competition for admission to doctoral studies are submitted in electronic form and in paper form in accordance with the procedure established by the admission rules of the Tashkent Institute of Chemical Technology.

The applicant fills out an application for admission to the doctoral program of TKTI in the unified electronic system of coordination of post-secondary education (unless otherwise specified) and attaches all the necessary documents specified in the admission rules. If all the required documents are not submitted, the applicant's application will not be considered.

If the master's degree was awarded later than the deadline for submitting documents, in this case, instead of a diploma, the applicant must upload an academic certificate issued by the educational institution where he received the master's degree. Such a certificate must confirm that the person is studying at this educational institution (indicates the beginning of education, the end of studies), the date of the master's diploma, as well as the list of subjects studied at the master's degree. showing their size.

Is participation in the interview mandatory and what is it?

Applicants for internship-research and doctoral studies are required to undergo an interview by the Collegiate body.

Basic doctoral students pass examinations in their specialty

Specialization in the selection of applicants for independent research

1. from the meeting at the department,

2. From the TKTI admissions committee

3. They must participate in interviews organized by the collegial body.

The duration of the interview with each applicant on the specialty is determined by the doctoral committee of the scientific field.

Can I complain?

Reasonable written appeals regarding incorrect assessment of admission documents and admission results shall be submitted to the university's doctoral program within the time limits established by the regulations. Received appeals are reviewed and decisions are made by the doctoral commission on the relevant field of study. Only applications supported by reasonable and objective facts will be considered. Answers are prepared by the university's doctoral staff based on the decision of the Doctor of Science commission and presented to the candidates.

What are the requirements for an applicant for basic doctoral study and independent research?

Appendix 1 of the Cabinet of Ministers Decision No. 304 of May 22, 2017, Chapter 3, Clauses 9-12 lists the requirements for applicants.

Can I apply for a doctorate by providing documentation of my education (bachelor/master's degree) obtained abroad?

If educational documents are issued by foreign institutions, they must be recognized in the Republic of Uzbekistan in accordance with the established procedure. Recognition of educational documents is carried out by the State Inspection of Education Quality under the Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Uzbekistan. The duration of the diploma recognition process is 10 working days

Are there any special requirements for a scholar's recommendation?

Yes, there are: 1. Recommendations must be prepared in the calendar year of the application for admission (ie, recommendations written before 01.01.2022 are not eligible for admission in 2022).

2. The recommendation should clearly indicate the educational institution and the field in which the person is recommended (for example, "...I recommend him for a doctoral program in the field of colloid and membrane chemistry at the Tashkent Institute of Chemical Technology...")

Please note:

1. You must submit a letter of recommendation from the head of the department to which you are applying for admission to internship-research, basic doctoral studies, and independent studies.

2. When submitting an application for a doctoral study funded in accordance with the selection of the Science Council of Uzbekistan, the consent of the head of the subject to which the applicant is submitting the application must be submitted.

How many articles should be submitted for post-secondary education?

Cabinet of Ministers decision No. 304 dated May 22, 2017

According to Appendix 1, Chapter 3, Clause 9, paragraph three, to obtain the degree of Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), to have at least one scientific article published in scientific journals and publications, and at least two theses in scientific-practical conferences, seminars, collections of scientific works in relevant scientific fields ;

In the third paragraph of paragraph 10, in order to obtain the scientific degree of Doctor of Science (DSc), it is necessary to have at least three scientific articles published in scientific journals that can form the basis of dissertation research, and at least two theses in scientific-practical conferences, seminars and collections of scientific works in relevant scientific fields. .

Will I be given a scientific supervisor and a topic or can I conduct research on my topic myself?

The name of the scientific topic and the scientific leader are chosen independently by the applicant.

Is there an age limit for PhD? Can a non-scientific organization conduct scientific research while working in an enterprise?

There is no age limit for Doctor of Philosophy (PhD). Also, an organization that does not belong to scientific activity can conduct scientific research by being registered as an independent researcher while working in an enterprise.

If there is a tie in entrance exams, how will the issue be resolved?

In the event that several applicants have the same final scores on the entrance exams for internship-research, basic doctoral studies, and doctoral studies, or the results of interviews, the following applicants will be given priority:

a) for internship-research and basic doctoral studies: those who have completed the master's degree with excellent marks; holders of copyrights and patents; who have published scientific articles in journals, including foreign journals;

b) for doctoral studies: those who have more than 5 years of scientific and pedagogical experience; holders of copyrights and patents; monograph (for social and humanitarian sciences), who have a large number of scientific articles (compared to other applicants) published in relevant scientific journals, including foreign journals, on the subject of the applicant's dissertation; completed more than 50 percent of the volume of dissertation research.

(Based on: Resolution of the Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Uzbekistan dated May 22, 2017

Decision No. 304 "On measures to further improve the system of post-higher education" and Appendix 2 of this decision "Regulation on post-higher education" 24 clause).