IIIT Bangalore PhD and MS (Research) Program Admission 2021 Dates, Eligibility, Application Form

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IIIT Bangalore announces Admission to Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) and Master of Science (M.S.) by Research Program 2021

IIIT Bangalore PhD and MS (Research) Admission 2021 -International Institute of Information Technology Bangalore (IIIT Bangalore) invites applications for its research degree programs, namely, Doctor of Philosophy and Master of Science by Research for the academic year 2021-22 (Term 1) starting in August 2021. Both programs have full-time as well as part-time registration options.
Candidates can check out more details on IIIT Bangalore PhD and MS (Research) Admission 2021 from the page below.

Program offered

  • Master of Science (MS) by Research
  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Computer Science (CS), Data Sciences (DS),  IT & Society (ITS), Mathematics & Basic Sciences (MBS) [only PhD], Networking, Communications Signal Processing (NCSP), Software Engineering & VLSI 

IIIT Bangalore PhD and MS (Research) Admission 2021 Important Dates

Call-for-Applications (Formal Announcement)

23rd February 2021

Research Admissions Portal is live for application submission

05th April 2021

Last date for online application submission

05th May 2021

Notification to candidates to be invited for interview and optionally, written test

21st May 2021

Online written test for shortlisted candidates, if required

05th June 2021

Week of online interviews

07th to 12th June 2021

Last date for remittance of acceptance fees by the admitted candidates

09th July 2021

Joining date: orientation and course registration begins

30th July 2021

Classes begin for Term I (2021-22)

02nd August 2021

Eligibility Criteria for IIIT Bangalore PhD and MS (Research) Admission 2021

  • Applicants to the Doctor of Philosophy program should hold a Master’s degree (or equivalent), as well as have a good academic and, where applicable, technical track record.
  • As an admission criterion placed for the Doctor of Philosophy degree by the University Grants Commission, we require applicants to take either a national entrance examination, as specified by concerned research domains, or a domain-specific entrance examination at IIIT Bangalore before the interview.
  • For applicants to Computer Science, Data Sciences, VLSI, Software Engineering and Networking Communication & Signal Processing, a four-year Bachelor’s degree in engineering (B.E., B.Tech. or equivalent) is required for the Master of Science by Research/ Master of Science (Research) program; and a Master’s degree in engineering (M.E., M.Tech. or equivalent) is required for the Doctor of Philosophy program.
  • Four-year Bachelor’s degree in engineering (B.E., B.Tech. or equivalent degree in ECE/CS/IT) is required for the MSR program, and a Master’s degree in engineering (M.E., M.Tech. or equivalent in ECE/CS/IT/Networking/Communication/Signal Processing) is required for the PhD program.
  • Candidates who have appeared and qualified in a national entrance test (CSIR-UGC NET, UGC-NET, GATE or JEST examination) may be exempt from taking a written test at IIIT Bangalore.M. Phil candidates can also apply for the Doctor of Philosophy program.

IIIT Bangalore PhD and MS (Research) Admission 2021 Application Process

  • Eligible Candidates can apply online from the following link https://iiitb.in/applynow/ from March 22, 2021.
  • Online applications can be submitted by the interested candidate by visiting the IIITB Admissions Portal: (link will be provided on 15th March 2021). All instructions related to the application process are available there. All queries may be sent via email only to the email id: research.admissions@iiitb.ac.in
  • The candidates desirous to seek admission are required to apply online. Only those applicants, who apply online before the last date and satisfy the eligibility criteria, will be considered for admission.

Application Fee

Application Fee

Rs. 1000/-

Mode of Payment

Online through debit card/credit card/net banking

Selection Process

  • Screening/ shortlisting will be based on the afore-mentioned score and other application details furnished by the applicant, followed by an interview.
  • For PhD VLSI – Applicants will have to write the online written exam, followed by an interview if selected. GATE scores are not mandatory but will be desirable. Shortlisting of applicants will be done based on their academic background and other details submitted by the applicants.

Fellowships/Scholarships

  • For full-time Master of Science by Research/ Master of Science (Research) students, a fellowship of INR 20,000/- per month is available.
  • For full-time Doctor of Philosophy students, a fellowship of INR 38,500/- per month till completion of comprehensive Exam. INR 43,500 per month for a maximum period of 3 years (36 months) after completion of comprehensive Exam.

 

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