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PhD Admission 2020 at Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Hyderabad

IIT Hyderabad PhD Admission 2020 - Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Hyderabad invites online applications for admission to PhD programs offered in various disciplines and streams by different departments of the institute for the academic session beginning in July 2020.

Candidates can check complete details on IIT Hyderabad PhD Admission 2020 from the page below.


Ph.D Departments

Artificial Intelligence

Electrical Engineering

Biomedical Engineering

Liberal Arts

Bio Technology

Materials Science and Metallurgical Engineering

Civil Engineering


Chemical Engineering

Mechanical And Aerospace Engineering



Computer Science and Engineering



IIT Hyderabad PhD Admission 2020 Important Dates

Last date for applying For Artificial Intelligence, Biomedical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Computer Science and Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Materials Science and Metallurgical Engineering, Mathematics, Mechanical And Aerospace Engineering

15th April 2020

Last date for applying For Design

30th April 2020

Last date for applying for Bio Technology  & Liberal Arts

01st May 2020

Last date for applying for Physics

05th May 2020


Eligibility Criteria for IIT Hyderabad PhD Admission 2020

Regular PhD

M. Tech/Equivalent Degree in CS/ECE/EE or related areas. The applicant must have already earned the Master’s degree, or should at least be in the final year of the respective program.

In the latter case, it would be assumed that the candidate will be able to complete the degree by the time of admission into the PhD program.

Direct PhD

B. Tech/BE/M. Sc/Equivalent Degree in any discipline, and have a valid GATE score in CS/EC/EE/MA/ST. B.Tech from IITs in any engineering discipline with CGPA 8 or above can apply without a valid GATE score.

For all departments, eligibility details, kindly refer to the Brochures and visit the website


IIT Hyderabad PhD Admission 2020 Application Process

IIT Hyderabad has a centralized online application portal for the PhD admission.

Candidates are requested to visit https://www.iith.ac.in/phdadmissions/ for the application format and the submission link.

Steps to Follow:

Step 1 Registration

Our Registration Page will ask you to provide a valid login id, email address and password. Please note that we will use this email address for further communication with you. Click here to Register.

Step 2 Login in to our System

Please Provide the login id and password which you had chosen at the time of Registration with our system. (When ever you login first time our system will ask you for the secret key which you received through the email at the time of registration) Click here to Login.

Step 3

Click on the link 'Click here to apply' and Choose the department by clicking on arrow of corresponding department

Step 4

Fill or update your application details by clicking on appropriate arrows. Please note that once you fill or update the information in the appropriate form you need to click on either save/submit button so that your data will be stored in our system.


Application Fee



For All SC/ST/PwD


For All Females


Mode of Payment

through SBI-Collect


Selection Process

  1. For admission to the program, there will be a preliminary shortlisting depending upon the academic background.
  1. Candidates who satisfy the shortlisting criteria need to appear for a written test and/or an interview.

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



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