NIT Warangal PhD Admission 2017 - Application, Dates

National Institute of Technology Warangal announces PhD Admission 2017


National Institute of Technology (NIT), Warangal invites applications for admission to Full Time and Part Time Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Program for the session December 2017


PhD Program Details

The PhD Programs, in Full-time (FT)/Part-time (PT) modes, are offered in the following Depts.:

Civil Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electronics and Communications Engineering, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Computer Science and Engineering, Biotechnology, Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Humanities and Social Sciences and School of Management
Full-time PhD research scholars are eligible to receive fellowships as per MHRD norms/institute rules



Indian Nationals having the following qualifying degree can apply for admission into PhD Programs

For Full Time PhD in Engineering Program: Candidates should have M. Tech/ME or equivalent degree. Candidates should have passed the prescribed qualifying exam in first class with a CGPA of at least 6.5/10 (6.0/10 in the case of SC/ST candidates) or not less than 60% aggregate marks (55% marks in the case of SC/ST candidates)

Candidates who have completed M. Tech/M.S programs through GATE score (or) who already possesses a valid GATE score are eligible for admission with institute fellowship as per MHRD norms


For Full Time PhD in Science & Humanities Programs: Candidates with valid GATE/NET scores only, are eligible for admission. Candidates should have M.Phil or equivalent degree, or M.Sc/M.Sc. (Tech)/MA or equivalent degree

Admission to a PhD Program shall be open to candidates who passed the prescribed qualifying exam in first class with a CGPA of at least 6.5/10 (6.0/10 in the case of SC/ST candidates) or not less than 60% aggregate marks (55% marks in the case of SC/ST candidates)

Candidates who are in final year of Qualifying Degree can also apply; however, such candidates have to submit their provisional certificate on or before 01st February 2018


For PhD Part-Time Program: Eligibility Criterion is same as full time candidates given above for all categories except that candidates for Part-Time program are exempted from GATE / NET score. In addition, the candidates applying for part time program needs to have the following experience

(i) ME/M.Tech with at least 3 years experience having measurable research output(or);

(ii) BE/B.Tech with at least 6 years experience having measurable research output(or)

(iii) Research Fellows with BE/B.Tech/ME/M.Tech./M.Sc or equivalent qualification, working in Research Projects of National Research Laboratories having MOU with NIT Warangal
The candidates selected for admission into Ph.D. program under Part time basis are not eligible to receive institute fellowship
Part-time PhD Program is open to: (a) Persons working in National Research Laboratories/Govt. R&D organizations; (b) Persons working in PSUs/Industries having an MoU with NIT, Warangal;

(c) Permanent faculty members of NIT, Warangal; (d) Essential Requirements Same as full time accept the requirement of having valid GATE score

For more details and information on eligibility criteria, please visit their official website


Selection Procedure

The candidates will be selected through an institute entrance test and/or an interview



Application form is to be submitted online which is available at  All the necessary documents are to be uploaded online
Final application is to be downloaded and send it along with the relevant documents in hard copy to “Chairman (Admissions), NIT Warangal, Warangal-506004" super-scribing the envelope with

"Application for PhD Program in the Department of -----------------“

The proof of payment of registration fee (Rs.1000/- for UR/ OBC and Rs.500/- for SC/ST candidates) must accompany the application form. The link to pay registration fee through SBI i-collect is

Other payments like mobile payments (IMPS), NEFT, RTGS and Direct transfer will not be accepted


Important Dates


Announcement of inviting Applications: 16th October 2017


Last Date to receive Applications: 07th November 2017


Announcement of candidates called for Written Test/Interview: 13th November 2017


Dates of Written Test/Interview: 22nd - 24th November 2017


Announcement of Selected Candidates: 04th December 2017


Dates of Reporting of selected candidates for PhD Admission: 11th & 12th December 2017


For more information, please visit the NIT Warangal website:


NIT, Warangal

National Institute of Technology (NIT), Warangal, The Chairman (Admissions) Academic Section National Institute of Technology Warangal 506004, (Telangana), Phone No.: 08702459191, Website


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

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