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Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Patna PhD Admission 2020 (July session), Eligibility, Selection, Dates

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IIT Patna PhD Admission 2020 - Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Patna invites applications for admission to the Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) program in various Departments for July 2020 (Autumn Semester, AY-2020-21). Interested candidates can submit their applications on or before April 7, 2020.

Read ahead for details such as application process, important dates, fee, selection and more for IIT Patna PhD Program Admission 2020 from the page below

 

Ph.D. Departments

1.

Chemical & Biochemical Engineering

2.

Civil & Environmental Engineering

3.

Computer Science and Engineering

4.

Electrical Engineering

5.

Metallurgical & Materials Engineering

6.

Mechanical Engineering

7.

Humanities and Social Sciences

8.

Mathematics

9.

Chemistry

10.

Physics

 

IIT Patna PhD Admission 2020 Important Dates

Start Date of Online Application

17th March 2020

Last Date of Online Application

07th April 2020

 

Category of Admission

1.

Regular and Full-Time

2.

Sponsored

3.

Self-financed

4.

Project Staff

5.

Employed & Part-Time

 

Eligibility Criteria for IIT Patna PhD Admission 2020

Age Limit

In all the disciplines, the upper age limit is 28 years (B.Tech./B.E./M.Sc./MA/MCA/MBA) and 32 years (M.Tech./M.E./M.S./M.Phil.) to be calculated as on the last date of application, 07.04.2020) and is applicable only for candidates applying in Regular and Full-time category, as institute fellow:

PhD in Engineering

For admission to the PhD Programme in Engineering Department, a candidate must satisfy one of the following criteria:

Candidates having M.Tech./M.E. degree in a Engineering/Technology, with a minimum CPI of 6.5 or 60% of marks.

Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/Technology (from any Institute other than IITs) in a relevant area with a minimum CPI of 8.0 or 75% of marks.

Bachelor’s degree from an Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) in a relevant area with a minimum CPI of 7.0.

Master’s degree in Science in a relevant area with a minimum CPI of 7.5 or 70%.

PhD in Science

For admission to the PhD Programme in Science departments, a candidate must satisfy one of the following criteria:

M.Phil.or Master’s degree in Science in a relevant area with a minimum CPI of 6.5 or 60% of marks.

Master’s degree in Engineering/Technology in a relevant area with a minimum CPI of 6.5 or 60% of marks.

Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/Technology from an Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) in a relevant area with a minimum CPI of 7.0.

Bachelor’s degree in a related area in Engineering/Technology (from any Institute other than IITs/IISc) in a relevant area with a minimum CPI of 8.0 or 75% of marks.

PhD in Humanities and Social Sciences

For admission to the PhD Programme in the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences (HSS), a candidate must satisfy one of the following criteria:

M.Phil.or Master’s degree in Arts/Commerce/Science in a relevant area with a minimum of 55%marks or equivalent.

Master’s degree in Engineering/Technology/Design in a relevant area with a minimum CPI of 6.5 or 60% marks.

Bachelor’s degree from an Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) in a relevant area with a minimum CPI of 7.0.

Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/Technology (from any Institute other than IITs/IISc) in a relevant area with a minimum CPI of 7.5 or 70% marks.

 

IIT Patna PhD Admission 2020 Application Process

Candidates are required to apply and submit the application form online only through the website https://www.iitp.ac.in/ & http://academic.iitp.ac.in

  1. Candidates, applying for more than one department, must submit a separate application with separate fee-payment for each application.
  1. After the payment, a reference/journal number will be generated, which must be mentioned in the application form and the printed e-receipt of payment must be preserved along with the hard copy of the application.
  1. The candidates are required to take a printout of the final submitted application generated online. They are not required to send an application by post.
  1. The duly signed hard copy of application along with self-attested copies of mark sheets & certificates (from class X to highest degree obtained/appeared), caste certificate (if applicable), GATE /NET/Relevant certificate related to any fellowship, experience certificate, other testimonials (both sides) and printed e-receipt of online payment must be brought on the day of test/interview, failing which their candidature is liable to be rejected.

 

Application Fee

For General/OBC/EWS (Male) candidates

Rs. 300/-

For SC/ST/PwD/Female (all categories) candidates

Rs. 150/-

Mode of Payment

Online through SBI Collect

 

Direct Admission (Waiver of Written Test)

  1. For candidates in Sciences, Engineering & Technology:
  1. The Institute may admit exceptionally bright students and Full-time (Institute Fellows) directly (i.e., without written test) into the Ph.D. program.
  1. Eligible candidates meeting one of the following criteria may be considered for a waiver of the written test:

1.

B.Tech. from the IITs, graduated within the last five years, with a degree in the respective discipline with a CPI/CGPA of 8/10 and above.

2.

Masters from the IITs/IISc, graduated within the last five years, with a degree in the respective discipline with a CPI/CGPA of 8.5/10 and above.

Such a candidate has to apply online. Additionally, an email must be sent with a scanned copy of the supporting documents to aracademic@iitp.ac.in.

There would be no indirect admission category in the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences.

 

Selection Process

The Institute reserves the right to call a limited number of candidates for written test or/ and interview, based on performance in GATE/NET, grades/marks in the qualifying examination, etc. and merely fulfilling minimum eligibility criteria does not guarantee call for test/interview.

 

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

 

 

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