- Vidyanidhi's Objective
To evolve as an information infrastructure and an enabling framework
for strengthening research capacities in Indian Universities.
To develop an organisational model and a technical mechanism for
creation, submission, archiving and accessing of Indian Theses.
Vidyanidhi is an initiative and a portal for -
- Enlarging Acess
- Expanding audience
- Empowering students
- Enabling universities
- Extending dissemination
- Enduring archiving
- Enriching expressiveness
- Enhancing visibility of academic research in India in the realm of doctoral research.
- Training programs
Three Training programs in a year for doctoral studies
Developing Standards and Standard Practices
Advocating and promoting ETD in India.
- What we offer
- Access to
- Indian Theses Database
- Indian ETD collection
- Training Programmes for Doctoral Students
- Manuals and Toolkits for the preparation of
- Softwares and Tools for Theses writing.
- Multilingual database access
Vidyanidhi is a multilingual database,
you can access kannada theses in Kannada and Hindi theses in Hindi.
Currently we have 15,000 records in Hindi and 600 records in Kannada
We will be expanding our database in other Indian Languages.
- Universities- An invitation to
We welcome and encourage universities to participate in this collaborative
initiative. Our initiative will be strengthened only by your cooperation
and participation. Please do join us.
- Why should you join us?
Vidyanidhi will archive your theses. Vidyanidhi Server is your Dissertatations
Vidyanidhi will help your doctoral students to write better thesis.
Vidyanidhi will help you improve the quality of your doctoral programme
by developing common frameworks and standards for theses.
Vidyanidhi will enhance your institution's visibility in the academic
Vidyanidhi will help to get your theses be part of Global ETD collection.
Vidyanidhi will train your doctoral students in E-thesis and E-Publishing,
helping them to transit to the emerging new E-Paradigm of academic
work and scholarship
Vidyanidhi will help your students to reinforce their e-publishing
knowledge and skills through our online tutorials and manuals.
- Ph.D Students : An inviting opportunity
Every Ph.D registered student can register in Vidyanidhi to benefit
from the services and facilities offered by Vidyanidhi.
Vidyanidhi welcomes you to fill out our Indian Theses Database input
templates and get included in our database.
Vidyanidhi will enable students to deposit their thesis and archive
Vidyanidhi is your publishing partner
You do not have to physically carry your thesis wherever you go-You
can just access it anytime from anywhere.
Your theses will be available for access and use by future researchers,
generations after generations.