Home >> Admission-Notification >> PHD Admission >>

BIT Mesra PhD Admission 2018 – eligibility, application, dates

Birla Institute of Technology (BITS) Mesra, Ranchi PhD Admission 2018 Full-Time/Part-Time

BIT Mesra, Ranchi PhD Admission 2018 - Birla Institute of Technology (BITS) Mesra Ranchi invites applications from eligible candidates for admission for BIT Ranchi PhD Admission 2018 under full-time / part-time categories for the monsoon session 2018

PhD Program offered in the following Depts:

  • 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


Also See : Admission Notification


Important Dates

  • Availability of Application Form (Online): 15th March 2018
  • Last Date to Apply Online: 17th April 2018
  • Last Date for Receipt of Completed Forms at Mesra: 23rd April 2018
  • Display of list of eligible candidates to be called of Written Test and Interview: 30th April 2018
  • Date for Entrance Test: 16th May 2018
  • Interview of Selected candidates: 17th May 2018
  • Declaration of 1st Provisional Selection List on the Institute Website/NB: 18th May 2018
  • Date of Admission by 19th May to 04th June 2018
  • Date for Commencement of Classes: 01st /02nd week of July 2018


Eligibility Criteria

  • Candidates with following qualification shall be eligible for admission to the PhD Program 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 organizations 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 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 16th May 2018 from 9:00 am to 6:00 pm at the Institute Main Building in the Institute’s Campus at Mesra, Ranchi-835215


Exam Pattern

  • The Ph.D. Entrance Test would consist of 2 parts
  • General Aptitude Test common to all applicants, from 9:00 am to 10:30 am and
  • 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


Fellowships Details

  • 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


Application Procedure  

  • To apply for the PhD Program (Session Monsoon 2018), 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.2500/- (General candidates) and Rs.1500/- (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 Monsoon 2018) 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
  • Note
  • 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
  • For more details information please visit their official websitewww.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