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DIAT Pune PhD Admission 2018

Defence Institute of Advanced Technology (DIAT) Pune PhD Programs 2018

DIAT Pune PhD Admission 2018 Notification - The Defence Institute of Advanced Technology (DIAT), Pune has released a notification for admissions to the Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Programs for the academic session July 2018

DIAT offers admission to PhD (full-time) in the frontier areas of Aerospace Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electronics Engineering, Computer Science & Engineering, Applied Physics, Applied Mathematics, Materials engineering and Applied Chemistry.


Important Dates

The online application process will start on 20th March 2018

Last Date for accepting online application form 13th April 2018

Last Date of receipt of Hard copy of application 20th April 2018

Tentative Date of Interview / Written Test 3rd / 4th week of May 2018

Tentative date of commencement of the program 1st Week of July 2018


Also See : Admission Notification


Eligibility Criteria

  • A candidate, seeking admission to the PhD Program, shall be required to have passed the qualifying examination securing at least 55% marks or equivalent CGPA/DGPA. A relaxation of 5 % of marks may be allowed for those belonging to SC/ST/OBC (non-creamy-layer) / PWD - (Divyang) categories.
  • The qualifying degrees are:
  • Master of Engineering/Master of Technology (or equivalent) for PhD in Engineering/Science
  • Master in Science (M.Sc. or equivalent) for PhD in Science
  • A candidate who has passed the qualifying examination with the requisite percentage of marks as prescribed above and who fulfill the following requirement may be considered for admission to the PhD Program:
  • Qualified in a national level test such as, CSIR/UGC NET (Fellowship), Graduate Aptitude Test for Engineering (GATE), Rajiv Gandhi National fellowship, subject wise and category wise GATE/NET (Fellowship) cut off will be decided by DIAT

Age limit

  • Not above 30 years as on 01st July 2018
  • Relaxations as per GOI rules apply to SC / ST / OBC / PH applicants


  • The Institute shall implement the reservation policy in Ph.D. admission in accordance with relevant act of Parliament being in-force from the time
  • A physically Handicapped SC/ST/OBC candidate shall not get double benefit of being an SC/ST/OBC as also a PWD candidate


Selection Process

  • Admission to Ph.D. will be based on the performance in the entrance exam (written test) conducted by the department concerned followed by a personal interview

Financial Assistance

  • The selected Ph.D. candidates (Under DIAT Scholarship category) against this admission notice, admitted as full-time PhD students will be provided financial assistance as per Institute rules, in force from time to time
  • The PhD. students (who are provided Institute fellowship) will be required to assist in research and teaching activities for a maximum of 10 hours per week in addition to their own duties
  • In addition to the PhD scholarship, such candidates would also be entitled for contingency grant (presently Rs. 15,000/- per year) in accordance with the decisions of the Institute
  • Candidates with CSIR, DST, UGC or any other National fellowship / scholarship available to them are also eligible to apply for PhD admission

Course Fee and Other Charges

  • Selected candidates for the PhD program are required to pay Semester Fee @Rs. 25,000/- per semester (for Gen & OBC) and @ Rs. 15,000/- (for SC & ST) payable immediately on joining and a caution deposit (refundable at the end of the Program less dues if any) of Rs.10,000/-, commencing from July 2018


Application Procedure

  • Candidates have to apply online through the website www.diat.ac.in
  • Application Fee of Rs.500/- (Rs.250/- for SC/ST candidates) per program is required to be paid either online or by Demand Draft drawn in favour of Vice Chancellor, DIAT, Pune, payable at Pune
  • A print out of the application acknowledgement generated by the system after upload of application has to be forwarded in a sealed envelope, super scribed “Application for Admission to PhD Program in the Department of ______” to the Joint Registrar (Academics), Defence Institute of Advanced Technology, Pune-411025 along with the DD and self certified copies of mark lists, certificates and other testimonials
  • These documents should reach DIAT latest by 20th April 2018. Application will be processed only on receipt of the acknowledgement with DD. Also. Candidates seeking admission to more than one Department need to apply separately
  • For more Information visit the DIAT websitewww.diat.ac.in


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