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IIT Roorkee PhD Admission 2019, Eligibility, Application, Dates

IIT Roorkee Phd Admission 2019


IIT Roorkee PhD Admissions 2019 for Spring Semester 2019

IIT Roorkee PhD Admission 2019 - Applications are invited from the interested candidates for admission into the programme of PhD (Full Time & Part Time) for the year 2019-20 Spring Semester.


About Doctoral Research

  1. Keeping in view the long tradition of academic excellence, the following institutional goals have been laid for doctoral research:
  2. To develop deep and broad understanding of fundamentals and state of the art of knowledge in the chosen field through courses and self‐study,
  3. To develop synergy between creativity, innovation and the frontiers of knowledge in the chosen field of study,
  4. The Institute is also recognized as one of the centers in the country for PhD Programs under QIP. Facilities for enrolling for the PhD Program as a part time candidate are also available.


See: Admission Notification and Dates


IIT Roorkee Offers PhD in the following disciplines

  1. Departments - Alternate Hydro-Energy Centre /Architecture & Planning/ Biotechnology /Chemical Engineering/Chemistry /Civil Engineering/Computer Science & Engineering /Earthquake Engineering/Earth Sciences/Electrical Eng. /Electronics & Communication Eng. /Humanities & Social Sciences /Hydrology /Mgt. Studies /Mathematics /Mechanical & Industrial Engineering/Metallurgical & Materials Engineering/Physics /Nanotechnology /Water Resources Development & Management /Disaster Mitigation /Transportation Systems


Saharanpur Campus

  1. Applied Science & Engineering/ Paper Technology / Polymer and Process Engineering


Important Dates

  1. Start date of online Application: 16th September 2019
  2. Last date for submission of online application; 26th September 2019


Category of the PhD Students

  1. Applicants for admission to the Ph.D. programme shall be classified under any one of the following categories which will be decided and recommended by DRC/CRC.


Full-time Research Scholar (FTRS)

  1. Institute Assistantship Research Scholars (IARS)
  2. Externally Funded Research Scholar (EFRS)



  1. Foreign Nationals
  2. Project Funded


In service External Research Scholar (ISERS)

  1. Part-time Research Scholar (PTRS):
  2. In-Service Internal Research Scholar
  3. (P-ISIRS)
  4. In-Service External Research Scholar
  5. (P-ISERS)


See: PHD Admission 2019


Common Minimum Eligibility Criteria

  1. An applicant belonging to the above category should possess the following minimum qualifications in appropriate areas to be eligible to apply for admission for the Ph.D. programme of the Institute.
  2. Master’s degree with minimum Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of 6.0 on a 10 point scale, or 60% marks for the General and OBC category. However, candidates with M.Sc / M.A / M. Com must, in addition, have either a valid GATE score or must have qualified JRF / NET. For SC / ST or PwD candidates the minimum CGPA requirements may be relaxed to 5.50 on a 10 point scale or to 55% marks.
  3. For candidates other than Centrally Funded Technical Institutes (CFTIs), B.Tech / B.Arch / B.Pharm degree or equivalent with a valid GATE / GPAT score and a minimum CGPA of 7.50 on a 10 point scale or 75% marks, irrespective of the category. For graduates from CFTIs, the minimum CGPA requirement is relaxed to 7.0 on a 10 point scale or 70% marks.
  4. CGPA or percentage of marks in aggregate, in case marks are awarded, of all years /semesters will be considered. If the CGPA is awarded on a scale other than a 10 point scale, proportionate concession to a 10 point scale will be considered.
  5. The requirement of a valid GATE / GPAT / JRF / NET score is not applicable to candidates in ISERS or P-ISIRS or P-ISERS category.
  6. Bachelors and Masters from IITs with a CGPA 8.0 and above on 10 scale point scale are exempt from the requirement of GATE / GPAT / JRF /NET.
  7. Candidates pursuing Master’s programs in Engineering or Architecture / Planning in the
  8. IIT Roorkee have CGPA 8.50 and above, shall have a choice of lateral entry to the Ph.D. program after completing first two semesters of the Master’s program.
  9. GATE / GPAT / JRF / NET, if applicable, shall be valid at the time of registration.
  10. Candidates with MBBS / BDS degree from an Indian Universities / Institution shall have minimum CGPA of 6.0 on a 10 point scale, or 60% in the qualifying degree, irrespective of the category. They are exempt from the GATE / GPAT / JRF / NET requirement. 9. Candidates with Master of Surgery (MS)/ Doctor of Medicine (MD) degree from a Indian University / Institute are exempt from the minimum CGPA as well as the GATE / GPAT / JRF / NET requirement.
  11. Candidates with a medicine degree from an overseas university / institute should have qualified the Foreign Medical Graduate Examination conducted by the National Board of Examination.
  12. Candidates with Overseas Citizen of India (OCI) / Person of Indian Origin (PIO) status will be treated at par with Indian Nationals in the General Category.


Application Fee

  1. Application Fee per department (non-refundable): Rs.200/- for General/Economically Weaker Sections (EWS)/OBC category and Rs. 100/- for SC/ST/PD category candidate
  2. The candidates can deposit the requisite application fee by using net banking or debit/credit card facilities. Additional charges will be applicable as per the rule of the concerned bank. The Fee will not be accepted through any other mode
  3. If candidate opts for more than one department/centre, then application fee should be paid in accordance to the number of department/centre.


Application Process

  1. For admission to Ph.D. programmes for Spring Semester of the session 2019-20 candidates need to register and fill the application ONLINE only from 16th Sept 2019 by accessing the website www.iitr.ac.in on or before 26th September 2019 (5:00 p.m.).
  2. Before applying online, candidates are required to keep ready the following documents for uploading:
  3. Soft copy of colour photograph Upto 500 KB
  4. Soft copy of signature Upto 500 KB
  5. EWS/OBC/SC/ST Category Certificate (PDF) (If applicable) Upto 3 MB
  6. 10th & 12th level Marksheet (in single PDF) Upto 3 MB
  7. UG Mark sheet and Provisional UG Degree Certificate or Final UG Degree Certificate (in single PDF) Upto 3 MB
  8. PG Mark sheet and Provisional PG Degree Certificate or Final PG Degree Certificate (in single PDF) Upto 3 MB
  9. Mark sheet of previous semester(s) for candidates appearing in the qualifying degree exam (in single PDF) Upto 3 MB
  10. Sponsorship & experience certificates and No Objection Certificate (NOC) for sponsored candidates (in single PDF) (If applicable) Upto 3 MB
  11. GATE score card / NET score card / Fellowship award letter (in single PDF) (If applicable) Upto 3 MB
  12. Candidates must follow the following Steps while filling online Application Form.


Step 1: Apply for Ph.D. programmes

    • Register
    • Login
    • Apply online.
    • Upload documents as mentioned above.
    • Finalize Application Form
    • Pay fee online using option “Proceed for Payment”
    • Candidates can download Application form for their own record.


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