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DIAT Pune PhD Admission 2019 - The Defence Institute of Advanced Technology (DIAT), Pune has released a notification for admissions to the Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Programs (Under Institutional Scholarship Category) for the academic session January 2019.

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.


Defence Institute of Advanced Technology (DIAT) Pune announces admission to PhD Program for January 2019 session


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DIAT Pune PhD Admission 2019 Important Dates

  • Last Date of receipt of Hard copy of application: 22nd Nov 2018
  • Tentative Date of Interview / Written Test: 3 rd / 4 th week of Dec 2018
  • Tentative date of commencement of the program: 1st week of Jan 2019


DIAT Pune PhD Admission 2019 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 for PhD admission in DIAT

  • Not above 30 years as on 22nd November  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 for DIAT Pune Admission

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 (Defence Institute of Advanced Technology )

  • 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 for DIAT Pune Admission to PhD

  • Selected candidates for the PhD program are required to pay Semester Fee @Rs. 25,000/- per semester (for General & 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 January 2019

DIAT Pune Admission Application Procedure

  • Application form is available at Institutes website https://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
  • The filled application form in the prescribed proforma 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 / online generated receipt and self certified copies of mark lists, certificates and other testimonials. These documents should reach DIAT latest by on or before 22nd November 2018.  Postal delay will not be entertained.
  • Candidates seeking admission to more than one Department need to apply separately

For more Information visit the DIAT website www.diat.ac.in


DIAT, Pune (Defence Institute of Advanced Technology )

Defence Institute of Advanced Technology, Girinagar, Pune, Website www.diat.ac.in



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