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IIT Madras - Indian Institute of Technology Madras PhD and M.S Research Admission 2020 July Session

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IIT Madras PhD and MS Admission 2020 - Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras has invited applications from eligible candidates for admission to PhD and MS (by Research) Programs under Regular/Part-Time/External Schemes in various disciplines for the academic session commencing in July 2020.

Interested candidates can apply for these courses through online mode till March 31, 2020. Check the page below for more info on IIT Madras PhD and MS Admission 2020 such as eligibility criteria, important dates, application process and more.

 

IIT Madras PhD and MS Admission 2020 Important Dates

Registration of Online Application opens from

1st March 2020

Last date of receipt of completed Application

31st March 2020

Date of Admission

06th July 2020

Orientation

07th July 2020

Photo session & Data Entry

08th July 2020

 

Eligibility Criteria for IIT Madras PhD and MS Admission 2020

Minimum Educational Qualifications for Ph.D.:

Ph.D. in Engineering

Candidates with a Master’s degree in Engineering/Technology with a good academic record /Master’s degree by Research in Engineering/Technology with a good academic record /5 Year Dual Degree in Engineering or 5 Year BS+MS Dual degree from Centrally Funded Technical Institute with a good academic record.

2 Year M.Sc. from IITs (entry through JAM) with 8.0 and above are exempted from qualifying in National Level Examinations.

Candidates with Master’s degree in Sciences with a good academic record and of exceptional merit are eligible for the relevant Engineering disciplines (as decided by admitting departments). Candidates must have a valid GATE score or UGC-JRF/NET/CSIR-JRF or equivalent qualification in the relevant area tenable for the year of registration.

In the case of candidates with Bachelor’s degree in Engineering / Technology AND possess more than 5 years relevant work experience after the Master’s degree in Engineering/Technology, the requirement of a test score may be waived by the Selection Committee.

Ph.D. in Sciences

Master’s degree in Sciences with a good academic record and having a valid GATE score or UGC-JRF/NET/CSIR-JRF/NBHM/INSPIRE or equivalent qualification tenable for the current year in the relevant area.

Master’s degree in Engineering/Technology or 5 Year BS+MS Dual degree/ 5 Year Integrated degree from Centrally Funded Technical Institute are eligible with a good academic record.

2 Year M.Sc. from IITs (entry through JAM) with 8.0 and above are exempted from qualifying in National level examinations.

Students who get more than 8.0 CGPA in M.Sc. in Science Departments of IIT Madras can be admitted directly to their Ph.D programme in Sciences with interview at departmental level.

Ph.D. in Humanities and Social Sciences

Master’s degree / dual degree or equivalent in a relevant discipline AND Qualifying UGC – NET or JRF / CSIR-JRF / GATE Score or equivalent qualification tenable for the current year in the relevant area or international level post graduate admission examination such as GRE (Non-HTRA).

Master’s degree in Engineering/Technology or 5 Year BS+MS Dual degree/ 5 Year Integrated degree from Centrally Funded Technical Institute with a good academic record.

At least 3 years of experience in research/industry in lieu of the above examination.

Ph.D in Management

Masters degree or 2 year PG Diploma in a relevant discipline, and a Bachelor’s degree with a good academic record (minimum five years of undergraduate and postgraduate education) OR Five year integrated master’s degree / dual degree or equivalent in a relevant discipline with a good academic record.

Qualifying in national level examinations such as GATE/CAT/UGC-JRF/NET/CSIR-JRF or equivalent or international level post graduate admission examination such as GMAT/GRE (Non-HTRA).

At least 5 years of managerial experience in lieu of the above examination. (This clause is applicable for Non-HTRA candidates only)

Master’s degree in Engineering / Technology with a good academic record or a Master’s degree by Research in Engineering / Technology in a relevant discipline are exempted from qualifying in National level examinations.

Candidates with MBA or 2 year PG diploma from Centrally Funded Technical Institute (CFTI) with CGPA of 8 and above are exempted from qualifying in National level examinations.

Minimum Educational Qualifications for M.S:

M.S. in Engineering

Candidates with a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering / Technology with valid GATE score or a Master’s degree in appropriate Sciences/ Management where eligible with a good academic record and a valid GATE score tenable for the current year in the relevant areas.

Candidates having Associate Membership of the following professional bodies will also be eligible for admission to the M.S. programme of their parent discipline provided they have a valid GATE score and have passed both part A and part B of the Membership examinations with a good academic record.

M.S. in Management

Bachelor's degree or equivalent in any professional discipline of minimum four years duration or Master's degree or equivalent in a relevant discipline, with a good academic record.

A good score or pass in: a) national level post graduate admission qualifying examination such as GATE; b) International level post graduate admission qualifying examinations such as GMAT/GRE (Non-HTRA); c) at least 3 years of managerial experience in lieu of the qualifying test. (This clause is applicable for Non-HTRA candidates only)

Candidates having qualified in MFT (Major Field Test) will also be eligible for admission to the M.S. programme if the concerned department opt for it.

M.S. in Entrepreneurship
 

The minimum eligibility requirement for admission will be graduates with a B.Tech/B.E. or any postgraduate degree in appropriate Sciences/Management stream (eg. M.A or M.Com will be eligible; not B.A. or B.Com graduate).

Candidates who are in their final semester/year of their U.G/P.G degree may apply now for July 2020 admission to M.S./Ph.D./Direct Ph.D. programme.

 

IIT Madras PhD and MS Admission 2020 Application Process

  1. Eligible candidates can apply online through official website https://research.iitm.ac.in/
  1. You are required to submit the application online. No Downloadable Forms will be available. After filling the form, you are advised to take a printout of your application and keep the same for your record.
  1. Candidates who wish to apply to multiple departments or research programmes should register individual applications and pay the application fee separately subject to fulfilling the eligibility criteria for applying to the concerned department/research programme as mentioned in the research admission brochure & website.

 

Application Fee

For GN/EWS/OBC-NCL Male candidates

Rs.100/-

For GN/EWS/OBC-NCL Female candidates

Rs.50/-

For SC/ST and PwD candidates

Rs.50/-

 

 Selection Procedure

Selection will be based on Written Test and Interview.

 

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