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IIT Madras PhD and MS Admission 2019 – Application, Dates

 

 

Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras announces Admission to PhD and M.S. (Research) January 2019

IIT Madras PhD and MS Admission 2019 - 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 of the Institute Program for the session January 2019
Half-Time Research Assistantship (HTRA) funded by MHRD as well as fellowships from other funding agencies like CSIR, UGC, DST, ICMR, ICAR, AICTE etc. are available for those who have qualified for these schemes.
Admission to the Research Program for Ph.D. and M.S. is open throughout the academic year 2018-19 to January 2019

 

Also See : Phd Admissions 2018

 

About IIT Madras

  • IIT Madras is a premier institute in the field of Research & Technology Education. IIT Madras is ranked among the top 10 institutes Engineering Institutes for Research & Teaching by National Institutional Ranking Framework (MHRD) in 2016. The institute offers Undergraduate & Postgraduate Programs in Engineering & Mgt. Education.

PhD & MS (Research) Program

  • For admission to PhD and MS (by Research) Programs under Regular Full Time [with/without half-time Teaching Research Assistantship (HTRA)] and Part-Time/External Programs in the departments of Aerospace Engineering, Applied Mechanics, Biotechnology, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Civil Engineering, Computer Science & Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Engineering Design, Humanities & Social Sciences, Management Studies, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Metallurgical & Materials Engineering, Ocean Engineering and Physics
  • IITM also offers a chance to pursue Interdisciplinary PhD in exciting areas of research

 

Important Dates for IIT Madras PHD and MS Admission 2018

  • Activation of the Website for Submission of Online Application: 01st April 2018
  • Last Date for Submission of completed Application Form through online for January 2019 admission: 31st October 2018
  • Date of Admission: 02nd January 2019
  • Date of Orientation: 03rd January 2019
  • Photo session & Data Entry: 04th January 2019

 

Eligibility Criteria

For Regular Research Scholars
PhD 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 Exams.
  • 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/NBHM/INSPIRE or equivalent qualification in the relevant area tenable for the year of registration.
  • In the case of candidates with Bachelor’s degrees are in Engineering / Technology OR candidates with more than 5 years relevant experience after the Master’s degree, the requirement of a test score may be waived by the Selection Committee.
  • Candidates with B.E/B.Tech/BS (4 year) for direct admission to PhD Program will be joining a two-degree (M.S + PhD) Program

PhD 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 degrees 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 exams.
  • Students who get more than 8.0 CGPA in M.Sc. in Science Departments of IIT Madras can be admitted directly to their PhD Program in Sciences with interview at departmental level.

PhD 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 any national level exam tenable for the current year in the relevant area or international level post graduate admission exam such as GRE (Non-HTRA) OR 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 exam. (This clause is only for Non-HTRA candidates)

PhD 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 graduate and undergraduate education) OR Five year integrated master’s degree / dual degree or equivalent in a relevant discipline with a good academic record AND
  • Qualifying in national level Exams such as GATE /UGC or CSIR / NET / JRF / Lectureship or equivalent or international level post graduate admission exam such as GMAT / GRE or equivalent OR
  • At least 5 years of managerial experience in lieu of the above exam. (This clause is only for Non-HTRA candidates)
  • For Permanent Institute staff members / Research Scholars under QIP / Research Scholars under External Registration / Research Scholars working on part-time basis:

Minimum Educational Qualifications for M.S.
For Regular Research Scholars
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 or CAT qualification 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. program of their parent discipline provided they have a valid GATE score and have passed both part A and part B of the Membership exams with a good academic record.
  • IIT B.Tech candidates with a CGPA of 8.0 and above, are eligible to apply for M.S. Program.

M.S. in Management

  • Bachelors degree or equivalent in any professional discipline of minimum four years duration or Masters degree or equivalent in a relevant discipline, with a good academic record (and), good score or pass in:
  • National level post graduate admission qualifying exams such as GATE
  • International level post graduate admission qualifying exam such as GMAT/ TOEFL/ IELTS
  • At least 3 years of managerial experience in lieu of the qualifying test. (This clause is only for Non-HTRA candidates)
  • Candidates having qualified in MFT (Major Field Test) will also be eligible for admission to the M.S. program 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 (eg. M.A or M.Com will be eligible; not B.A. or B.Com graduate).
  • The existing admission criteria for Regular HTRA and non-HTRA admissions to be retained. For HTRA, the candidate will need to qualify in GATE/CAT and to any of the approved national qualifying exams eligible for scholarship at the time of accepting offer of admission or CGPA over or equal to 8.0 CGPA for graduates from centrally funded technical institutions (including IITM). under the non-HTRA category, anyone with a BTech or postgraduate degree can apply
  • For permanent Institute staff members/Research Scholars under External Registration / Research scholars working on part-time basis:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/Technology or a Master’s degree in appropriate Sciences/Management where eligible with a good academic record.

Financial Assistance

  • Scholars admitted to PhD & M.S. Programs under Regular scheme are eligible for the following Half-time Research Assistantship (HTRA) for which:
  • They should work for 8 hours per week in the Departments to earn this assistantship

For PhD Programs

  • Candidates with (a) B.E/B.Tech/M.Sc Graduates or equivalent qualification with valid GATE/NET -Rs 25,000/- pm; first 2 years; (b) M.E/M.Tech/MBBS or equivalent qualification -Rs 25,000/- p.m. First 2 years; and (c) Rs 28,000/- p.m. Upto 3 years

For M.S Programs

  • Candidates in Engineering/ Management will receive Rs.12400/- p.m. for the period of eligibility

 

Selection Procedure

  • Eligible candidates possessing the minimum educational qualifications and satisfying additional and stiffer criteria set by the departments from time to time, will be called for an “test and interview” or only “interview” by the Selection Committees of the respective departments.
  • For candidates who have obtained PG degree 10 years earlier as on the last date prescribed for receipt of the completed application, a departmental test will be conducted.
  • The applications of foreign nationals may be considered without a personal interview / test

Reservation of Seats

  • Reservations are applicable to SC/ST/OBC/Persons with Disability (PD) candidates as per Govt. of India rules

 

Application Procedure for IIT Madras PHD and MS Admission 2018

  • Candidates seeking admission to IIT Madras in PhD /MS Programmes can apply online from the official website at www.iitm.ac.in. Before applying for PhD/MS Programmes, candidates must ensure their eligibility criteria.
  • Online Application Form & Admission Brochure (including the admission schedule along with the important dates) is available on the Institute website at the following link https://research.iitm.ac.in/brochure/msphd_brochure.pdf

Application Fee
The application fee is as follows:

  • GN/OBC-NC Male candidates: Rs.100/-
  • GN/OBC-NC Female candidates: Rs.50/-
  • SC/ST and PwD candidates: Rs.50/-
  • Online Mode of Fee Payment enabled (Net-banking, Credit Card and Debit Card)

 

Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras

(An exciting opportunity to be part of Research @ IIT Madras), IIT P.O., Chennai-600036, Main Gate, Opposite to C.L.R.I and beside the Adyar Cancer Institute, on Sardar Patel Road, Adyar, Chennai-600036, Website www.iitm.ac.in

 

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