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IIT Gandhinagar PhD Admission 2020, Dates, Eligibility, Application Form

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Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Gandhinagar announces Admission to PhD Programs for 2020-21 (Semester II)

IIT Gandhinagar PhD Admission 2020 - Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Gandhinagar invites applications for admission to Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Program offered in various disciplines for the academic session 2020-21 (Semester II)

Interested candidates can check the post below for more details on IIT Gandhinagar PhD Admission 2020.


PhD Programs offered

Biological Engineering

1. Chemical Engineering

2. Chemistry

3. Civil Engineering

4. Cognitive Science

5. Computer Science and Engineering

6. Earth Sciences

7. Electrical Engineering

8. History

9. Language & Literature

10. Materials Engineering

11. Mathematics

12. Mechanical Engineering

13. Philosophy

14. Physics

15. Political Science

16. Psychology

17. Social Epidemiology and Sociology

IIT Gandhinagar PhD Admission 2020 Important Dates

Application Submission Deadline      

02nd November 2020

Announcement of shortlist (tentative)

11th November 2020

Online Interviews (tentative)  

22-28 November 2020

Eligibility Criteria for IIT Gandhinagar PhD Admission 2020

  • Passed Master degree or equivalent degree in appropriate branches with 60% marks (55% for SC/ST/PD) or 6.0 (5.5 for SC/ST/PD) CPI/CGPA  from any recognized university.
  • BE/BTech/BSc/ME/MTech/MS/MA/MSc Degree in other branches or equivalent degree in appropriate branches with at least 55% marks or 5.5 CPI marks from any recognized university.
  • Above mentioned eligibility criteria is minimum at Institute level.

IIT Gandhinagar PhD Admission 2020 Application Process

  • Eligible candidates can apply online only through the official website https://iitgn.ac.in/ & https://iitgn.ac.in/admissions/phd
  • All applications must be submitted online. If you are applying for more than one discipline, please submit a separate application for each discipline.
  • After successful submission of the application form, you will receive an application number and a link to download the application form.
  • Please save the application form. You need to furnish a hardcopy of the application form and self attested copies of all the relevant documents at the time of interview. Incomplete applications will be rejected.

Application Fee

For General & Others Category

Rs. 200/-

For SC/ST/PD Category

Rs. 100/-

Mode of Payment

Online through Debit Card / Credit Card / Net Banking

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.

Financial Support

  • Students joining the Ph.D. 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 Postgraduate Degree in Professional Courses (M.Tech/M.E. etc) : Rs. 31,000/- per month.

  • Qualifications mentioned at (i) above with two years of Research Experience: Rs. 35,000/- per month.


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


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