DIAT Pune PhD Program Admission 2023 Application Form, Dates, Eligibility

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Defence Institute of Advanced Technology Pune announces Admission to PhD Program for January 2023 Session, Apply now


DIAT Pune PhD Admission 2023 – The Defence Institute of Advanced Technology (DIAT), Pune has released a notification for admission to the Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Programs (Under Institutional Scholarship Category) for the academic session January 2023.


DIAT Pune PhD Admission 2023


PhD Departments

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


Important Dates

  • Last Date of receipt of Hard copy of application: 13th January 2023
  • Tentative Date of Interview / Written Test: 14th January 2023
  • Tentative date of commencement of the program: 04th week of January 2023


Eligibility Criteria for DIAT PhD Admission 2023

  • A candidate, seeking admission to the Ph.D. program, shall be required to have passed the qualifying exam 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:
  1. a) Master of Engineering/Master of Technology (or equivalent) for Ph.D. in Engineering/Science.
  2. b) Master in Science (M.Sc. or equivalent) for Ph.D. in Science
  • Qualified in a national level test such as, CSIR/UGC NET, Graduate Aptitude Test for Engineering (GATE), Rajiv Gandhi National fellowship, NBHM etc. subject wise and category wise GATE/NET cut off will be decided by DIAT


Age Criteria

  • Not above 30 years.
  • Relaxations as per Govt. of India rules apply to SC / ST / OBC / PH applicants.


Application Process

  • Application form is available at Institute’s website http://www.diat.ac.in
  • A print out of the application has to be forwarded in a sealed envelope, superscribed ‘Application for Admission to PhD Program in the Department of ______” to the Joint Registrar (Academics), DIT, Pune-411025 along with online generated receipt/Demand Draft and self-certified copies of mark lists, certificates, and other testimonials.


Application Fee

  • GEN, OBC & EWS category – Rs.500/-
  • For women & Reserved Category (SC/ST/PWD) – Rs.250/-


Selection Procedure

  • 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

  • In addition to the Ph.D. scholarship, such candidates would also be entitled for contingency grant (presently Rs.15000/- per year) in accordance with the decisions of the Institute


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


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