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BIT Mesra PhD Admission (Full-Time/Part-Time) for the Session Spring 2019

BIT Mesra PhD Admission 2019 - Birla Institute of Technology (BITS) Mesra Ranchi invites applications from eligible candidates for admission for BIT Ranchi PhD Admission 2019 under full-time / part-time categories for the Spring Session 2019 (January)

The Institute offers PhD Program twice in a year January /July in disciplines at Mestra and its Off Campuses. Candidates can now apply for January Session, as the process of application filling has started.

Candidates who are interesting in doing PhD form BIT Mesra can check full information about PhD admission.

Also See : Phd Admission


PhD Program offered in the following Depts:

  • BIT announces admissions full-time/part-time PhD Program in the following Departments: Architecture, Bioengineering, Chemical Engineering, 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.

BIT Mesra PhD Admission 2019 Important Dates

  • Filling of Online Form commences from 19th September 2018

  • Last Date to Apply Online: 12th November 2018

  • Last Date of receiving of completed filled-in Application Forms at BIT, Mesra 19th November 2018

  • Display of List of eligible candidates to be called of Written Test & Interview: 30th November 2018

  • Date of Entrance Test: 17th December 2018

  • Interview of the selected candidates: 18th December 2018

  • Declaration of 1st Provisional Selection List: 19th December 2018

  • Admission from 20th to 24th December 2018

  • Classes will commence from 10th January 2019

BIT Mesra PhD Admission 2019 Eligibility Criteria

Candidates with following qualification shall be eligible for admission to the PhD Program of the Institute:

  1. 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 10-point scale in the qualifying exam are eligible to apply for admission in the relevant departments

  2. 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 10-point scale in the qualifying examination and a valid GATE/GPAT score with a minimum of 80 percentile are eligible to apply for admission in the departments as per their Specialization

  3. Sponsored candidates must have 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 2019 Selection Procedure

  • Selection to the PhD Programs 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%) = 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%]

Venue for PhD Entrance Test:

  • The PhD Entrance Test will be held on 17th December 2018 from 09:00 am to 06:00 pm at the Institute Main Building in the Institute’s Campus at Mesra, Ranchi-835215

BIT Mesra PhD Exam Pattern

  • The Ph.D. Entrance Test would consist of 2 parts

  1. General Aptitude Test common to all applicants, from 9:00 am to 10:30 am and

  2. Subject Specific Tests to examine basic fundamental knowledge in the subject, from

  • 11:00 am to 1:00 pm for candidates applied for only one Department

  • 11:00 am to 1:00 pm & 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm for candidates applied for two Departments

  • 11:00 am to 1:00 pm & 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm & 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm for candidates applied for three Departments

  • The syllabi of the Subject Specific Tests for each Department can be seen on the Department web pages on the Institute website

Date of Interviews

  • The interview process of the selected candidates will be conducted on 18th December 2018 from 10:00 am onwards in the concerned Departments

Fellowships Available

  • Institute fellowships are available for full-time scholars

  • A limited number of Institute Research Fellowship (IRF) with a fellowship amount of Rs.25000/-per month for first two years and Rs.28000/- per month for next two years is available

  • These IFRs shall be distributed based on the performance in the admission test, academic carrier an interview PhD admission test is mandatory for candidate aspiring for the IRF

  • 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

BIT Mesra PhD Admission 2019 Application Procedure  

  • To apply for the PhD Program (Session Spring 2019), eligible candidates must complete and submit the application online [link available on Institute website www.bitmesra.ac.in]

  • Pay application fee through State Bank Collect (any nationalized bank) of Rs.2950/- (General candidates) and Rs.1770/- (for SC/ST candidates). Fee once remitted shall not be refunded under any circumstances

  • Send a printout of the completed application form along with required enclosures (see List of Enclosures) 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, to reach positively by the due date

  • Write “Application for PhD Admission (Session Spring 2019) on top of the envelope”

  • Applications reaching us after the due date are liable to be rejected / may not be processed.

  • Please do not print a blank form and fill it by hand as this will not be accepted


  • Please use separate application forms to apply for two or more Departments. Each application form must be complete in all respects and sent in a separate envelope along with all required enclosures as above. Candidates may apply for the Ph.D. program in a maximum of three Departments

  • No Admit Card will be issued to candidates

  • Candidates must carry valid Photo identification at the time of Written Test. (Driving license, Passport, PAN Card, Voter ID, Aadhar Card, Employee Identification Card are acceptable)

For more details information please visit their official website www.bitmesra.ac.in



BIT Mesra, Ranchi

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 www.bitmesra.ac.in


Also See : BITS Mersa Admission 2018 for NRI / PIO / OCI/ SFFS Categories



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