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BIT Mesra PhD Admission 2020, Eligibility, Dates, Application Form

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Birla Institute of Technology (BITS) Mesra announces Admission to PhD Program 2020 for Monsoon Session

BIT Mesra PhD Admission 2020 - Birla Institute of Technology (BITS) Mesra Ranchi invites applications from eligible candidates for admission for BIT Ranchi PhD Admission 2020 under full-time/part-time categories for the Monsoon Session 2020
Candidates can check the post below for more details on BIT Mesra PhD Admission 2020

PhD Program Offered

BIT offers full-time/part-time PhD Program in the following Departments



Chemical Engineering


Civil & Environmental Engineering

Computer Science & Engineering

Electrical & Electronics Eng

Electronics & Comm. Engineering




Mechanical Engineering

Pharmaceutical Science & Technology


Production Engineering

Remote Sensing

Space Engineering & Rocketry


BIT Mesra PhD Admission 2020 Important Dates



Filling of online form commences from

22nd September 2020

Last date for Applying Online

26th October 2020

Display list of candidates to be called for Online Entrance Test

29th October 2020

Date of Online Entrance Test

03rd November 2020

Interview of the selected candidates

04th November 2020

Declaration of 1st Provisional Selection List on the Institute Website/NB

06th November 2020

Eligibility Criteria for BIT Mesra PhD Admission 2020

  • Candidates with following qualification shall be eligible for admission to the Ph.D. Program of the Institute:
  • Candidates possessing M.Tech. / M.E. / M.Sc. (Engg.) / M.Arch. / M.Pharm. / M.Plan./ M.Sc. / MCA / MBA or equivalent Degree in relevant branch from a recognized University/Institute with minimum 60% marks or 6.0 CGPA on a ten point scale in the qualifying exam are eligible
  • Candidates possessing B.Tech./B.E./B.Sc.(Engg.)/B.Pharm/B.Arch./B.Plan. or equivalent Degree in relevant branch from a recognized University/Institute with a minimum of 80% marks or 8.0 CGPA on a ten point scale in the qualifying exam and a valid GATE/GPAT score with a minimum of 80 percentile are eligible to apply
  • Sponsored candidates must have a minimum of two years of professional work experience, besides fulfilling the above criteria. In addition, such candidates should have valid sponsorship at least for three years.

Relaxation for SC/ ST Candidates

    Eligibility criteria will be relaxed by 5% marks for SC/ST candidates

 BIT Mesra PhD Admission 2020 Application Process

  • To apply for the PhD Program (Monsoon Spring 2020), Eligible candidates must complete and submit the application form online only [link available on the Institute website]
  • Pay application fee of Rs.2500/- (General/OBC candidates) and Rs.1500/- (SC/ST candidates) inclusive of GST charges through ICICI payment Gateway (candidates may use net banking / debit card / credit card / UPI of any nationalized bank) till the last date of application process.

Important instructions

  • Candidates should proceed to fill the Online Application Form only after they satisfy themselves that they fulfill all the eligibility criteria.
  • Apply for one department only.
  • The Department-wise list of candidates to be called for the Written Test will be displayed on the Institute website before 7-10 days of Ph.D. Written Test.
  • Candidates must carry an application form along with supporting documents in original and one set of photocopies of the same at the time of reporting for the written test. No individual intimation will be sent to candidates.
  • No Admit Card will be issued to candidates.
  • Candidates whose names do not appear in the lists, may contact the Admissions Office at Mesra by telephone or email.
  • Candidates must carry one of the following valid Photo identifications during reporting for Written Test. (Driving license, Passport, PAN Card, Voter ID, Aadhar Card, Employee Identification Card are acceptable)
  • For more detailed information please visit their official website

Selection Procedure

Selection in the Ph.D. programme shall be based on the performance in an Online Entrance Test, Previous academic record and an Interview

Only such candidates, who obtain the minimum required marks in Online Entrance Test and the indicated total percentage of marks, will be considered for final preparation of result as given below:


General [Aptitude Test (100%) = 30%; Subject Test (100%) = 30%; Academic Record (60%); Interview (40%) and total (300%) = 50%]


SC/ST [Aptitude Test (100%) = 25%; Subject Test (100%) = 25%; Academic Record (60%); Interview (40%) and total (300%) = 45%]

PhD Entrance Test Centre

  • The Ph.D. Entrance Test shall be held at the Institute Main Building in the Institute’s Campus at Mesra, Ranchi- 835215.

PhD Entrance Test


3rd November 2020


10:00 am to 11:00 am (1-hour duration)

Type of Question

Multiple choice Questions (MCQs)

No. of Questions

50 (2 marks for each correct answer). There will be no negative marking


  • A limited number of Institute Research Fellowship (IRF) with a fellowship amount of Rs. 25,000/- per month for the first two years and Rs. 28,000/- per month for the next two years is available depending on the performance
  • The minimum marks required for IRF may vary across the departments and department wise minimum marks shall be decided by an appropriate committee

For more details and to apply online, please visit the official website


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