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IIT Patna PhD Admission 2017 application, dates

Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Patna announces PhD admissions 2017

 

Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Patna invites applications for admission to Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Admission offered in Engineering, Science and Humanities and Social Sciences for the December 2017 session in the following Departments

 

Name of the Dept.:

Chemical & Biochemical Engineering, Chemistry, Civil & Environmental Engineering, Computer Science and Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Humanities and Social Sciences, Materials Science & Engineering, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Physics

 

Category of Admission:

The Institute admits Ph.D. students under the following categories:

 

Regular and Full-Time

A student in this category works full-time for her/his PhD degree. They can be classified as

 

Institute Fellows

She/he receives assistantship from the Institute

The qualifying Degree for Financial Support is BE/ BTech/ M.Sc./MCA equivalent with valid GATE score above the prescribed cut off level/ NET / NBHM/ DBT-JRF qualification.
ME/ M.Tech. or equivalent

 

JRF/SRF Fellows

She/he receives fellowship from any government recognized funding agencies, such as CSIR, UGC, DBT, NBHM, DST (INSPIRE Program), etc.

 

Sponsored

A student in this category is sponsored by a recognized industrial R&D organization, academic institution (universities/colleges), government organization (defence or other ministries of the Government of India or any other government organizations including PSUs and autonomous bodies) or reputed industries (as may be recognized by this Institute) for doing research in the Institute

The Institute does not provide any assistantship/fellowship to such a student

 

Project Staff

This category refers to a student who as a project staff is working on a sponsored project (registered in R&D Unit, IIT Patna). The said project staff is eligible to be admitted in the PhD Program (of this Institute) to work on a full-time basis. The minimum remaining duration of the project at the time of admission as well as tenure of the project employee should be at least 2 years from the date of joining the Ph.D. program

If the project gets completed before the student completes her/his PhD, her/his category will no longer be that of Project Staff

A project staff intending to join the PhD program of IIT Patna must submit her/his application in prescribed form (online generated) for admission through Principal Investigator, Head of the Department and Associate Dean R&D with suitable endorsement

 

Eligibility

In all the disciplines, the upper age limit is 28 years (B.Tech/BE/M.Sc/MA/MCA/MBA) and 32 years (M.Tech/ME/MS/M.Phil) to be calculates from Regular & Full time category
Upper age is relaxed upto 05 years in case of candidate belonging to SC/ST/Women, Physically Handicapped and OBC applicants

 

For PhD in Engineering: Candidates having M.Tech/M.E degree in Engineering/Technology, with a minimum CPI of 6.5 or 60% of marks (or);

Candidates should have 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

Candidates should have Bachelor’s degree from an Indian Institute of Technology (IITs) 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%

 

For PhD in Science Programs: Candidates should have M.Phil or master’s degree in Science in a relevant area with a minimum CPI of 6.5 or 60% of marks (or);

Candidates should have Master’s degree in Engineering/Technology in a relevant area with a minimum CPI of 6.5 or 60% of marks (or);

Candidates should have Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/Technology from an Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) in a relevant area with a minimum CPI of 7.0 (or);

Candidates should have 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

 

For PhD in Humanities and Social Sciences Program: Candidates should have M.Phil or master’s degree in Arts/Commerce/Science in a relevant area with a minimum of 55% marks or equivalent

Candidates should have Bachelor’s degree from an Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) in a relevant area with a minimum CPI of 7.0 (or);

Candidates should have 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 80% marks

 

Direct Admission

The Institute may admit exceptionally bright students and full-time (Institute Fellows) directly into the PhD program if they secured the top rank in the last qualifying degree from a reputed Institute/University including but not limited to the IITs‚ IISc Bangalore‚ IIM‚ NITIE‚ IISER‚ NIT‚ NISER

Relaxation for SC/ST Candidates: 5% marks or 0.5 CPI will relax Eligibility criteria for SC/ST applicants

 

Reservations

The reservation of seats in admissions for SC, ST, OBC categories and for Persons with Disability (PD) will be as per Government of India rules. OBC (Non-creamy layer) candidates will have to enclose certificate and self-declaration statement as per formats as indicated at Annexure- I and II.  

 

Financial Support

Candidates having post graduate degree in Basic Science with NET/GATE qualification or graduate degree in Professional program with NET/GATE qualification or post graduate degree in Professional programs will be provided with JRF of Rs. 25,000/-

Candidates with JRF qualification with two years of research experience will be provided with Rs. 28,000/- per month

 

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

 

Application

Candidates are requested to use the following link to fill and submit application form online. Link http://academic.iitp.ac.in

For December 2017 admission in one of the Departments, the online link will remain active till, 27th October 2017. Please login and fill up all the parts of the application form. Follow the instructions given in the document “Instructions to Candidates” At the end a final PDF will be generated. You can download it from your registered email address or from your application page

The application fee of Rs.300/- for General/OBC (Male) candidates and Rs.150/- for SC/ST/PD/Female (all categories) candidates must be submitted through online mode
Candidates are requested to use the following link to submit application fee online

The words “Application for PhD admission in the Department of _________” should be written on the top of the envelope for sending the completed form

Candidates applying for more than one department should submit a separate application for each department

 

Important Dates

 

Start Date of On-line Application: 09th October 2017 onwards

 

Last Date of Online Application: 27th October 2017

 

Last Date for receipt of completed Application Forms by IIT Patna is: 03rd November 2017

 

For more details and information please visit their official website www.iitp.ac.in

 

Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Patna

Indian Institute of Technology, Patna, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Patna, Navin Govt Polytechnic Campus, Patliputra Colony, Patna-800013, Tel.: +91-612-2552067, Email: [email protected] , Website www.iitp.ac.in

 

For any query,  candidates are requested to check the official website  .

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