Birla Institute of Technology (BIT) Ranchi PhD Admission 2017

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BIT Ranchi - Admission Notification for Full-time/Part-time PhD Programs (Session Spring 2017)

Birla Institute of Technology (BITS) Mesra Ranchi invites applications for BIT Ranchi PhD Admission 2017 under full-time / part-time categories for the spring session 2017.

PhD Programme in Departments:

Applications are invited from eligible candidates for admission to full-time/part-time PhD Programmes in the following Departments:
Animation & Multimedia, Architecture, Bio-Engineering, Chemical Engineering & Technology, Chemistry, Civil & Environmental Engineering, Computer Science & Engineering, Electrical & Electronics Engineering, Electronics & Communication Engineering, Management, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Pharmaceutical Science & Technology, Physics, Production Engineering, Remote Sensing and Space Engineering & Rocketry

Important Dates for BIT Ranchi PhD Admission 2017

Availability of Application Form (Online): 13th October 2016
Last Date to Apply Online: 17th November 2016
Last Date for Receipt of Completed Forms at Mesra: 22nd November 2016
Date for Entrance Test: 15th December 2016 (Thursday)
Declaration of 1st Provisional Selection List on the Institute Website/NB: 17th December 2016
Date of Admission by 23rd December 2016
Date for Commencement of Classes: Will be announced at the time of admission

Eligibility Criteria

Candidates with following qualification shall be eligible for admission to the Ph. D. Programme of the Institute:
Candidates possessing M.Tech/M.E/M.Sc. (Engg)/M.Arch/M.Pharm /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 to apply for admission in the departments as per their Specialization
Candidates possessing B.Tech/B.E/B.Sc. (Engg)/ B.Pharm/BArch or equivalent Degree in relevant branch from a recognized University/ Institute with minimum 70% or 7.0 CGPA on a ten point scale in the qualifying examination and a valid GATE score with a minimum of 80 percentile are eligible to apply
Candidates possessing B.Tech/B.E/B.Sc. (Engg)/B.Pharm/BArch or equivalent Degree in relevant branch from a recognized University/ Institute with minimum 70% or 7.0 CGPA on a ten point scale in the qualifying examination and employed in R&D organisations and having ten years’ experience with good research credentials are eligible to apply

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

Selection Procedure

Selection to the PhD programmes would be based on performance in a written test, previous academic record and an interview. Only such candidates, who obtain the minimum required marks in aptitude test, subject specific test and the indicated total percentage of marks, will be considered for final preparation of result as given below:

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

SC/ST [Aptitude Test (100%) = 35%; Subject Test (100%) = 35%; Academic Record (60%); Interview (40%) and total (300%) = 45%]

Fellowships Details

Institute fellowships are available for full-time scholars
Only those with superior performance in the PhD Entrance Test shall be eligible for Institute Fellowship with initial amount of Rs. 12000/- per month for the first year
After satisfactory performance (i.e. clearing all the registered subjects and getting the synopsis approved) in the first year, the Institute fellowship will be enhanced to Rs. 15000/- (Rs. 14000/- for Science Departments) per month in second year
Only if a student publishes at least one research paper in SCI journals of repute, then his/her Institute fellowship amount will be enhanced to Rs.18000/- per month (Rs.16000/- for Science depts.) in the third year
Candidates who have qualified in UGC-JRF/CSIR- NET/any other national level test for pursuing PhD would avail the fellowships directly from the respective organizations

How to Apply for BIT Ranchi PhD Admission 2017

To apply for the PhD Programme (Session Spring 2017) of the Institute, eligible candidates must download and print the application form available on website, and
Candidates should send the completed form along with two recent colour photograph and photocopies of all mark sheets and certificates with crossed Demand Draft for Rs.2500/- (Rs.1500/- for SC/ST) non-refundable in favour of "Birla Institute of Technology", payable at Ranchi
Candidates should send in a A4 size envelope by speed post / reliable courier (means by which sender may track its movement on internet) to the office of Dean, Admissions & Academic Coordination, Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra, Ranchi-835215

For more details and information on application procedure, please visit their official website

Birla Institute of Technology (BIT), Mesra Ranchi

(Deemed University u/s 3 of UGC Act 1956), Mesra, Ranchi-835215, Tel.: 0651-2275868 (Dir), PBX: 2275444/896, Website