Sharda University's doctoral engineering programmes require students to develop original research leading to a dissertation defence. These programmes encourage students to solve complex computing problems, invent new computing languages, tools, and methods to improve the way in which people work with technology. Emphasis is also laid on designing experiments to test the functionalities of different methodologies and systems, analyze the results and publish the findings in academic journals. Certain norms and procedures are strictly adhered to while assigning the research supervisors to the candidates admitted in the doctoral engineering programmes. Any violation of these norms or procedures shall result in the University taking serious steps like disqualification of student's candidature.