IIT Guwahati PhD Admission 2017 (July) – Eligibility, Application and Dates

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IIT Guwahati Admission to PhD Programme (July 2017)

Applications are invited for admission to the Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Programme starting in July 2017. The departments/centres and areas in which these programme will be offered are:

Name of the Dept. /Centres:

Dept. of Computer Science & Engineering, Dept. of Electronics & Electrical Engineering, Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, Dept. of Civil Engineering, Dept. of Biosciences and Bioengineering, Dept. of Chemical Engineering, Dept. of Design, Dept. of Physics, Dept. of Chemistry, Dept. of Mathematics, Dept. of Humanities &

Social Sciences, Centre for the Environment, Centre for Energy and Centre for Nanotechnology; Centre for Linguistic Science and Technology; Centre for Rural Technology

IIT Guwahati PhD 2017 Eligibility Criteria

Minimum CPI or Percentage of marks in the qualifying degree, with specific requirements for different streams, has been indicated below:

For PhD in Engineering Programme: Candidates should have master’s degree in Engineering/Technology/Medical Sciences/Veterinary Sciences/Pharmacy in a relevant area with a minimum; Cumulative Performance Index (CPI) of 6.5 or 60% of marks

Four-year Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/Technology/Medical Sciences or equivalent in a relevant area with a minimum CPI of 7.5 or 70% of marks

A candidate having MSc degree with Mathematics as a subject at bachelor’s level is also considered for admission in the dept. of Civil Engineering

For PhD in Design Programme: Candidates should have M.Arch/M.Des degree or M.Tech/ME degree in a relevant area, with a minimum CPI of 6.5 or 60% of marks

Candidates should have Master’s degree in Applied Arts/Ergonomics/Fine Arts/Psychology/Physiology/Occupational Safety and Health/Journalism/Mass Media

Communication with a minimum CPI of 6.0 or 55% marks

Candidates should have Master’s degree in Management (MBA or equivalent) with a minimum CPI of 6.5 or 60% marks with relevant studies in Design field, and Bachelor’s degree in any discipline

A two-year Post-graduate Diploma in Design (NID/CEPT or equivalent) with first class at Bachelor’s level

For PhD in Science Programme: Candidates should have master’s degree in Engineering/Technology/Design in a relevant area with a minimum CPI of 6.5 or 60% of marks

Four-year Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/Technology/Design/Science  from an Indian Institute of Technology (IIT)/Indian Institute of Science (IISc) in a relevant area with a minimum CPI of 7.0

For PhD in Humanities & Social Sciences Programme: Candidates should have master’s degree in Arts/Commerce/Science in a relevant area with a minimum of 55% marks or equivalent; four-year Bachelor’s degree from an Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) in a relevant area with a minimum CPI of 7.0

For PhD in Centre for the Environment, Centre for Energy, and Centre for Nanotechnology  Programme: Master’s Degree in Engineering/Technology/Design/Architecture/Medical Sciences in a relevant area with a minimum CPI of 6.5 or 60% of marks

Four-year Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/Technology/Medical Sciences or equivalent in a relevant area with a minimum CPI of 7.5 or 70% of marks

Four-year Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/Technology or equivalent in a relevant area with a minimum CPI of 7.0, from any of the Centrally Funded Technical Institutions; Master’s degree in Science in a relevant area with a minimum CPI of 6.5 or 60% marks

For PhD (Rural Technology) Programme: Master’s degree in Engineering/ Technology/ Environmental Science/Agriculture and other relevant fields with a minimum Cumulative Performance Index (CPI) of 6.5 or 60% of marks; or Master of Science with a minimum CPI of 6.5 or 60% of marks
Four-year Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/Technology/Agriculture or equivalent in a relevant area with a minimum CPI of 7.5 or 70% of marks

IIT Guwahati PhD 2017 Application Procedure

First Step: Please get a printout of the `Guideline for Filling-up Online PhD Application Form’, by visiting the concerned website given below:

Second Step: For filling-up Online Application Form, first of all, please keep ready with you the following documents (including scanned soft copies of some of the documents, as specified below, to be available in your computer or CD or Pen Drive for direct uploading)
Otherwise, you may have difficulty in completing on-line submission of your application form

Third Step: (i) Enter in to the zone of Online Application Form by visiting the concerned website given below; and; (ii) fill-up the Online Application Form [by going through the "Guideline for Filling-up Online PhD Application Form"] and submit (i.e. execution of "Final Submit” function); (iii) Upload your photo and other relevant documents as explained at points (i), (iii) and (vi) under Second Step above

For getting access and filling-up Online Application Form, please visit our website https://auto.iitg.ernet.in/phd

IIT Guwahati PhD Admission Important Dates

Starting of Online Application Process: 22nd March 2017 (10.00 AM onwards)

Closing of Online Application Process: 17th April 2017 (by 05.00 PM)

Categories of PhD Students

The Institute admits PhD students under the following categories:

Regular
A student in this category works full-time for his/her PhD degree.  He/she receives assistantship from the Institute or fellowship from CSIR/UGC or any other recognized funding agency
The following are the criteria for receiving assistantship from the Institute:
B.E./B.Tech. or equivalent with valid and qualifying GATE score [valid and qualifying CEED score (for Dept. of Design)] above the prescribed cut off level
M.Sc. or equivalent with GATE score above the prescribed cut off level/NET(JRF)/INSPIRE qualification
M.A. in Humanities and Social Sciences or equivalent with NET qualification
ME/MTech/MDes or equivalent
GATE/CEED/NET/INSPIRE score/certificate requirement is exempted for a candidate with Master’s (M.A./M.Sc.) degree from an Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) with minimum CPI of 8.0 OR a Bachelor’s (BTech/BDes) degree from a Centrally Funded Technical Institution(CFTI) with minimum CPI of 7.0] OR ME/MTech/MDes or equivalent

ii)  Sponsored (FULL-TIME)
A student in this category is sponsored by a recognized R&D organization, academic institution, government organization or industry for doing research in the Institute on a full-time basis. He/She must be a regular employee of the sponsoring organization with at least one year of professional experience in the respective field. The Institute does not provide any assistantship/fellowship to such a student. Sponsorship letter (Form I) must be attached with the application

iii) Self-Financed (FULL-TIME)
A student in this category works full-time towards the PhD Programme. The Institute does not provide any assistantship/fellowship to such a student

IIT Guwahati PhD 2017 Selection Procedure

The institute reserves the right to call a limited number of candidates for written test and/or interview/portfolio review, if required, based on performance in GATE/ NET/CEED/INSPIRE, grades/marks in the qualifying examination, etc.

Reservation

Reservation of Seats for SC, ST, OBC (Non-creamy layer) and PD Categories; OBC (Non-creamy layer) candidates will have to enclose certificate and self-declaration statement as per format indicated below
Relaxation for SC/ST/PD Candidates: Eligibility criteria 5% marks or 0.5 CPI will relax Eligibility criteria for SC/ST/PD applicants

Financial Assistance

Junior Research Fellow (JRF): 1st and 2nd Year: Rs.25000/- pm
Senior Research Fellow (SRF): JRF with 2 (two) years of research experience:  3rd to 5th Year: Rs.28000/- p.m.

Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Guwahati

IIT Guwahati (IITG) is a public institute of national importance established in 1994 by Government of India. The Institute has eleven departments and five inter-disciplinary academic centres. IIT-G offers BTech, BDes, MA, MDes, MTech, MSc and PhD programmes to students.

IIT, Guwahati

IIT, Guwahati, Ambari, Gopinath Bordoloi (GNB) Road, Guwahati, Kamrup (Distt), Assam-781001, Email [email protected], Website www.iiitg.ac.in

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