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IIT Gandhinagar PhD Admission 2018 – Dates Application

Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Gandhinagar announces PhD Admission for Semester II for session 2018-19

IIT Gandhinagar PhD Admission 2018 - Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Gandhinagar invites applications for admission to Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Program Semester II offered in various disciplines for the session 2018-19


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IIT Gandhinagar PhD Programs

  • IIT Gandhinagar is looking for bright and dedicated young scholars interested in research to join us as PhD scholars. The total number of vacant seats for the current semester is 96.
  • Currently, we offer PhD Programs in Biological Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Civil Engineering, Cognitive Science, Computer Science and Engineering, Earth Sciences, Electrical Engineering, History, Language & Literature, Materials Science and Engineering, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Philosophy, Physics, Political Science, Psychology, Social Epidemiology and Sociology.


Important Dates for IIT Gandhinagar PhD Admission 2018

  • Application Form Submission Deadline: 05 October 2018
  • Web announcement of short-listed candidates for written test and/or interview: 16th October 2018
  • Written Test and/or Interview: 02nd to 04th November 2018
  • Web announcement of list of selected candidates: 27th November 2018


Eligibility Criteria

  • Candidates should have at least 55% marks or 5.5 CPI marks in M.A./ M.Sc./ B.Tech./ M.Tech or equivalent degree in appropriate branches; above mentioned eligibility criteria is minimum at Institute level.
  • For discipline wise minimum eligibility criteria, please check the website. The disciplines may use higher cut off levels for short listing besides giving due consideration to the way questions are answered in the application form.
  • Candidates belonging to SC/ ST/ PD categories would be eligible for relaxations, as per norms, in the selection criteria.


Selection Procedure

  • Admission is generally offered on the basis of an interview, which is supplemented by a written test if necessary. The institute will invite a limited number of candidates for a written test and interview based on the academic records, statement of purpose, etc
  • The final selection will be mainly based on academic credentials, written test and/ or interview

Residential Requirement

  • PhD Program is fully residential. The regular candidates will have to stay on campus. For candidates under Continuing Doctoral Program, currently 2 years of residency requirement after completion of 1 year of advanced admission is followed

Admission Categories

  • Regular (RR): Full time residential research candidate
  • Continuing Doctoral Program (CDP): This if for the candidates working in industry or as a faculty in any educational institution. In this category the candidate is given advance admission with 90 days of residency requirement in 1st year and on successful completion of 1st year, the admission is confirmed with the expected minimum 2 years of full time residential requirement on campus for completing course work and a major part of thesis work. After 2-years, the candidate may be permitted to go back to parent organization subject to significant progress in thesis work.

Financial Support

  • Students joining the PhD program as regulars (RR) will be considered for Institute Fellowship based on the following norms:
  • Post Graduate Degree in Basic Science with NET/ GATE Qualification or Graduate Degree in Professional Courses (B.Tech/ B.E) with NET/ GATE Qualification or Post Graduate Degree in Professional Courses (M.Tech/ M.E etc): Rs 25,000/- per month
  • Qualifications mentioned above with two years of research experience: Rs 28,000/- per month


Application Procedure for IIT Gandhinagar PhD Admission 2018

  • Candidates can apply online www.iitgn.ac.in
  • Application Fees - Rs. 100/- (SC/ST/PD Category), Rs. 200/- (Others)
  • Candidates need not send the hard copy of the application form. If candidates are applying for more than one discipline, please submit a separate application form for each discipline. On successful submission of the application form, a confirmation screen will appear with a link to download the submitted application form
  • Candidates need to furnish hard copy of the application form and all the documentary evidence (copies of testimonials, certificates, publications, work experience and research/ professional experience) at the time of interview. Incomplete applications will be rejected

For further information, you may contact us at academics@iitgn.ac.in


Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Gandhinagar

Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar, Palaj, Gandhinagar-382355, Phone No.: +91-93284-74222, Email: academics@iitgn.ac.in, Websitewww.iitgn.ac.in


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