IIT Roorkee PhD Entrance Test 2016

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IIT Roorkee Admission to PhD programmes for Spring Semester 2016-17

Applications are invited for Indian Institute of Technology IIT Roorkee PhD Entrance Test 2016 for admission to Full Time/Part Time PhD Programmes for Spring Semester of the session 2016-17 in all departments/centres at the institute



Interested candidates are required to register and fill the application online from 23rd Aug to 14th Sept. 2016

IIT Roorkee offers PhD in the following disciplines

Departments - Alternate Hydro-Energy Centre /Architecture & Planning/ Biotechnology /Chemical Engineering/Chemistry /Civil Engineering/Computer Science & Engineering /Earthquake Engineering/Earth Sciences/Electrical Engineering/Electronics & Communication Engineering/Humanities & Social Sciences /Hydrology /Management Studies /Mathematics /Mechanical & Industrial Engineering/Metallurgical & Materials Engineering/Physics /Saharanpur Campus (Applied Science & Engineering, Paper Technology, Polymer and Process Engineering)/Water Resources Development & Management

Eligibility Criteria for IIT Roorkee PhD Admission 2016

Candidates should have Master’s degree in respective discipline or equivalent with a minimum CGPA of 6.5 on a 10-point scale or equivalent as determined by the Institute wherever letter grade are awarded or 60% marks in aggregate (of all the years/semesters) where marks are awarded for the General (UR) category and qualified national level graduate entrance test: GATE/UGC-NET/CSIR-NET or equivalent

B. Tech/B. Arch degree or equivalent in respective discipline from CFTIs with excellent academic record (with a minimum CGPA of 7.0 on a 10-point scale or equivalent or 75% marks)

The condition for GATE is not applicable to candidates from CFTIs (The list of CFTIs is available on the Institute Website) or

The candidates pursuing master’s programmes in engineering or Architecture from IIT Roorkee having CGPA of at least 7.50 (after first year/completing all courses) shall have a choice of internal lateral entry into PhD programme after completing all requirements of the first two semesters of the I (First) year of the Master’s programme

Eligibility for Part-time PhD 2016

The applicant possesses the minimum entry qualifications for the degree as given in admission eligibility point 1; the applicant proves that his official duties permit him to devote sufficient time to research; he/she will be required to reside at the Institute for a period of not less than 6 months during his/her registration for the degree. Such applicants are exempted from the requirement of having valid GATE/NET/GPAT

The applicants must have been in continuous service with the sponsoring organization for at least two years at the time of submitting the application form for admission

[Further details, regarding eligibility criteria refer to the prospectus]

Selection Procedure for IIT Roorkee PhD Admission 2016

Selection will be made on the basis of their performance in the written test and interview (selection procedure different for different department) conducted by the institute



Application Process for IIT Roorkee PhD Admission 2016

For admission to Ph.D. programmes for Spring Semester of the session 2016-17 candidates need to register and fill the application from 23rd August 2016 ONLINE only by accessing the website http://pgadm.iitr.ernet.in on or before 14th Sept 2016

The application process is complete only when a print out of the filled ONLINE application with the candidate’s signature, downloaded IITR copy of bank challan and a good quality photo affixed in the appropriate places is sent to the PG Admissions Office, IIT Roorkee, Roorkee-247667, Uttarakhand along with necessary documents on or before 20th Sept. 2016

How to Apply for IIT Roorkee PhD Admission 2016

Before applying, candidates are advised to read the PhD Information Brochure (Spring Semester) 2016-17 carefully

Candidates must follow the following Steps while applying online Application Form

Step 1: Apply for PhD Programmes

a) Register

b) Login

c) Apply online

d) Finalize Application Form

e) Download Application Form and Bank Challan simultaneously (Take a print out of the entire file on A4 size white sheets)

Step 2: Deposit of Fee

a) Deposit the requisite fee of Rs.200/-  for Gen/OBC and Rs.100/- for SC/ST/PD category candidates in any branch of State Bank of India throughout the country through downloaded bank challan form on the next working day of finalization of online application or before 02nd March 2016 (Bank Service Charges of Rs.40/- will be extra)

b) Bank will retain a copy and will return two copies to you. Out of these two copies, retain the Candidate’s copy with you and attach the IITR’s copy with the application form

Important Dates for IIT Roorkee PhD Admission 2016

Apply online (Website Open): 23rd August 2016

Last Date for Applying Online (Website Closure): 14th September 2016 at 05.30 PM

Last Date for Deposit of Application Fee: 16th September 2016

Receiving of Downloaded Application Form at PG Admission Office, IIT Roorkee: 20th September 2016

Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Roorkee

Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee-247667 (Uttarakhand), Email [email protected], Phone No.: +91-1332-284010, Website www.iitr.ernet.in or http://pgadm.iitr.ernet.in