DIAT Pune PhD Admission 2017 - Application, Dates, cutoffs

DIAT Pune PhD Programme Admission - July 2017 Batch

The Defence Institute of Advanced Technology (DIAT), Pune has released a notification for admissions to the Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Programme in Aerospace Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electronics Engineering, Computer Science and Engineering, Applied Physics, Applied Mathematics, Materials Engineering and Applied Chemistry for the academic session July 2017


Defence Institute of Advanced Technology (DIAT) is Technological Institute of National repute for higher learning. The Institute imparts education and training in Advanced Technologies used for Tri-services, DRDO, DPSUs etc
DIAT found its roots in 1952, as a training institute has grown over the years into a premier teaching and research institute for DRDO and the Armed Forces

The main focus of the institute is to evolve as an Innovative Unique Research University to develop indigenous contemporary defence related technologies and also to provide technological solutions to the Services

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. Limited few Institute Fellowships are available

Total No. of Vacancies: 10

DIAT Pune Phd Admission 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:
a) Master of Engineering/Master of Technology (or equivalent) for PhD in Engineering/Science
b) 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:
a) 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 28 years as on July 1, 2017
Relaxations as per GOI rules apply to SC / ST / OBC / PH applicants
Note: 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

DIAT Pune Phd Admission 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 programme 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 Programme 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 29 Apr 2017. 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

DIAT Pune Phd Admission Important Dates

The online application process will start on 28th March 2017
Last Date for accepting online application form 22nd April 2017
Last Date of receipt of Hard copy of application: 29th Apr 2017
Tentative Date of Interview / Written Test: 03rd / 04th week of May 2017
Tentative date of commencement of the programme 01st Week of July 2017

DIAT Pune Phd cut off

A candidate should be qualified in a National level test like CSIR UGC NET, Graduate Aptitude Test for Engineering (GATE), GATE/NET Fellowship cut off will be decided by the DIAT Pune. In addition the candidates who has passed the qualifying examination with required percentage of marks will be eligible for admission to Phd programme.

DIAT Pune Phd Admission Selection Process

Admission to PhD 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 PhD candidates 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
In addition to the PhD scholarship, such candidates would also be entitled for contingency grant (presently Rs. 15000/- per year) in accordance with the decisions of the Institute
Candidates with CSIR, DST, UGC and any other Scholarship available to them are also eligible

Defence Institute of Advanced Technology

Defence Institute of Advanced Technology (DIAT) is the Deemed University under the Department of Defence Research & Development, Government of India. DIAT (DU) is offers training to officers in Indian Armed forces (Army, Navy & Air Force), Paramilitary forces (CRPF/BSF/ITB/SSB etc.), Defence Research Organizations, Ordnance Factories, Defence PSUs (Like HAL, NAL) and other central and state government agencies.

DIAT, Pune

Defence Institute of Advanced Technology, Pune, (Deemed University), Estd u/s 3 of the UGC act 1956, ISO 9001 Certificate Institute, MHRD, GOI has placed DIAT (DU) in Category 'A' Deemed University, Website www.diat.ac.in

For any query,  candidates are requested to check the official website  .

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