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IIT Bhilai PhD Programs Admission 2018 - Full-time/Part-time/ External

Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Bhilai PhD admissions (Full-time/Part-time/ External) 2018

IIT Bhilai PhD Programs Admissions 2018- Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Bhilai invites applications from highly motivated and the brightest students of the country for admission to Full-time/Part-time/External PhD Programs in 2018-19-M-Semester starting in July 2018

Program Details

  • IIT Bhilai is an institute of national importance declared as such under the Institutes of Technology (Amendment) Act 2016 to provide for education and research in various branches of Engineering, Technology, Science, and Arts
  • IIT Bhilai Offers Doctoral Programs (PhD) in various departments
  • PhD Program in the departments of Chemistry (CY), Computer Science and Engineering (CSE), Electrical Engineering (EE), Mathematics (MA), Mechanical Engineering (ME) and Physics (PH)

Important Dates

  • Available of the online Application Form: 23rd April 2018
  • Last Date for Submission of the completed Application Form Online: 14th May 2018
  • Entrance Tests/Interviews:
  • Computer Science & Engineering:  18th-19th June 2018 (Written Test/Interview)
  • Electrical Engineering: 20th-21st June 2018 (Written Test/Interview)
  • Mechanical Engineering: 22nd-23rd June 2018 (Written Test/Interview)
  • Physics: 21st June 2018 (Written Test/Interview)
  • Chemistry: 19th June 2018 (Written Test/Interview)
  • Mathematics: 23rd June 2018 (Written Test/Interview)

Eligibility Criteria

  • Applicants must have ONE of the following in appropriate subject areas:
  • Master’s Degree in Engineering/Technology or equivalent degree, with first class or 60% marks or equivalent (55% marks for SC/ST)
  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/Technology with first class or 60% marks or equivalent (55% marks for SC/ST)
  • Master’s degree in science or equivalent degree, with first class or 60% marks or equivalent (55% marks for SC/ST).

b) Applicants must also fulfill ONE of the following additional requirements:

  • Valid GATE/NET Score/Qualification (as per department specific criteria)
  • Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) of CSIR/ UGC/ NBHM/ DBT/ ICAR/ ICMR/ ICPR or DST Inspire Fellowship.
  • Minimum of 2 years of professional experience. The experience gained while acquiring Master’s Degree in Engineering/Technology or experience acquired after obtaining the qualifying degree and completed before the starting of the semester in which admission is sought may be considered as professional experience
  • CPI/CGPA of 8.0 or more for B Tech from an IIT.
  • An ongoing degree may also be considered as a qualifying degree provided the applicant graduates before the PhD program starts. Department specific requirements are given in department specific criteria
  • Computer Science & Engg.: GATE score in CS/ EC/ EE/ MA/ PH if applicable Excellent programming skills.
  • Electrical Engineering: GATE score in EE/ EC/ IN/ CS/ MA/ PH if applicable
  • Mechanical Engineering: GATE score in AE/ CE/ ME/ PI/ PH/ XE if applicable
  • Institute Fellowship
  • Institute fellowship may be available to the selected students in the regular category with the following criteria
  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/Technology or Master’s degree in science or equivalent with a valid GATE score (NET qualification for PhD in Sciences is also acceptable)
  • B Tech from an IIT with CPI/CGPA of 8.0 or more
  • Master’s Degree in Engineering/Technology (M Tech/ME) or equivalent degree


  • Reservations are applicable for applicants in other Backward Class-Non-Creamy layer (OBC-NC)/ Scheduled Caste (SC)/ Scheduled Tribe (ST)/ Person with benchmark disability (PwD) category, as per Government of India rules
  • The caste certificate must be submitted at the time of admission

Application Form

  • Applicants must fill out the online application form available at www.iitbhilai.ac.in
  • There is no need to send hard copy of the application forms. Separate application form is to be filled if applicants are applying in more than one department
  • Applicants should complete the application form in all respects. Incomplete application will not be considered. Applicants called for written test/interview should bring the following with them
  • Photo ID Card,
  • Printed copy of the application submitted online,
  • Thesis / dissertation / report / publications,
  • Original certificates and marksheets

Application Fee

  • SC/ST/PwD* category candidates: Rs.100/-
  • All other candidates: Rs.200/-
  • Payment of application fee has to be made through State Bank Collect only. After making the payment, SBI Collect will generate DU reference number (viz. DU12345678). This reference number will be required for adding the fee payment details.
  • For more information visit the websitewww.iitbhilai.ac.in

IIT Bhilai

Indian Institute of Technology Bhilai, GEC Campus Sejbahar, Raipur-492015, Chhattisgarh, Tel. 0771-2973602, Website www.iitbhilai.ac.in