IIT Hyderabad PhD Program Admission 2021 Application form, Dates, Eligibility

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Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Hyderabad announces Admission to PhD Program 2021 (July session)

IIT Hyderabad PhD Admission 2021 – 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 2021.
Candidates can check complete details on IIT Hyderabad PhD Admission 2021 from the page below.

PhD Programs offered

  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Bio-Technology
  • Civil Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Chemistry
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Liberal Arts
  • Materials Science and Metallurgical Engineering
  • Mathematics
  • Mechanical And Aerospace Engineering
  • Physics

IIT Hyderabad PhD Admission 2021 Important Dates

Application Process


Last Date for submission of the Application form (all Subjects)

07th April 2021

Eligibility Criteria for IIT Hyderabad PhD Admission 2021

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 Information Brochures available on the official website

IIT Hyderabad PhD Admission 2021 Application Procedure

  • 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 – The 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 into 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 the corresponding department

Step 4

Fill or update your application details by clicking on the 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.

Step 5

Pay the application fee through SBI-Collect.

Step 6

Submit your application by clicking on the ‘Submit Application’ button. Unless You submit the application by pressing the above button your application will not be considered.

Application Fee

For All GEN/OBC candidates

Rs. 300/-

For All SC/ST/PwD candidates

Rs. 150/-

For All Females candidates

Rs. 150/-

Mode of Payment

through online mode

Selection Process

  • For admission to the program, there will be a preliminary shortlisting depending upon the academic background.
  • 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