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IIT Tirupati PhD and MS (Research) Admission 2018

Indian Institute of Technology Tirupati announces Admission to PhD and MS (Research) January 2019 Semester

IIT Tirupati PhD and MS Admission 2019 - Indian Institute of Technology Tirupati invites applications for admission to the MS (Research) and PhD Program starting in January 2019 Semester


IIT Tirupati

  • IIT - Tirupati is the first among the 3G IITs, announced in 2014, to have its foundation stone laid in March 2015. It started functioning with the support of its mentoring institute, IIT Madras from the academic year of 2015-16
  • Courses are planned to nurture innovation, creativity, quality, teamwork, communication skills, ethics and societal interaction. Subsequently, M Tech, MS and PhD Programs were also started
  • Applications are invited for admission to the M.S. (Research) and PhD Programs starting in Jan-2019 Semester, as per details given below.

 

Also See : Phd Admissions 2018

 

IIT Tirupati PhD and MS Admission 2019 Application Procedure

  • Online application form is available at the Institute website www.iittp.ac.in. Please read the instructions given in the admission brochure carefully before filling up the application form. After filling the form, please take a print out and keep it for records.
  • Candidate can apply to more than one department. The maximum number of departments to which he/she can apply will be three
  • Candidates called for written test/interview must bring with them printed copy of the application that they submitted online along with originals and photocopies of the relevant certificates

Research Areas
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Engineering

  • Civil Engineering: Nondestructive Testing & Structural Health Monitoring; Structural Dynamics; Metal Structures; Sustainable Roadway Materials, Construction & Management; Hydraulics & Water Resources Engineering.
  • Electrical Engineering: Communication (Wireless), Microelectronics/Instrumentation.
  • Mechanical Engineering: Fluid Mechanics & Heat Transfer, Turbomachines & Thermal Engineering.

Sciences

  • Sciences
  • Mathematics: Probability & Statistics, Numerical Analysis, Computational Fluid Dynamics and Fractals.

Humanities and Social Sciences

  • English: Cultural Studies, Film Studies, Comparative Literature and other related areas
  • Economics: Development Economics, Comparative Political Economy, Development Studies and other related areas
  • Philosophy: Social and Political Philosophy

Categories of Admission

  • Candidates will be admitted to the PhD Program of the Institute under one of the following categories:
  • (a) Regular full-time scholars
  • (b) Research scholars under the external registration program, sponsored by and employed in an industry/organisation/national laboratory having R&D facilities and recognised by DST or by IIT Tirupati
  • A research scholar under the external registration program will normally carry out part or all of his/her research work in the industry/organization/ national laboratory employing the scholar under the supervision of a guide employed in the same organization and a guide at IIT Tirupati
  • The candidate must have at least two years’ experience in the parent organization

Master of Science (Research) [M.S. Research]
Research Areas
Engineering

  • Civil Engineering: Environmental Engineering, Geotechnical Engineering, Structural Engineering, Transportation Engineering, Water Resources Engineering.
  • Computer Science & Engineering: Computational Complexity, Arithmetic Circuit Complexity, Multicore Architectures, VLSI Testing, Software Engineering.
  • Electrical Engineering: Communication (Wireless), Microelectronics/Instrumentation.
  • Mechanical Engineering: Fluid Mechanics & Heat Transfer, Turbomachines & Thermal Engineering

Category of Admission

  • Regular full-time scholars
  • Research scholars under the external registration program sponsored by and employed in the parent industry/organization having R&D facilities and recognized by DST or IIT Tirupati. A Research scholar under the external registration program will normally carry out part or all of his/her research work in the industry/organization/national laboratory employing the scholar under the supervision of a guide employed in the same organization and a guide at IIT Tirupati
  • The candidate must have at least two years’ experience in the parent organization.

 

Eligibility Criteria for IIT Tirupati PhD and MS Admission 2019

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

  • PhD in Engineering: (a) Candidates with a Master’s degree in Engineering/Technology or a Master’s degree by Research in Engineering/Technology with a good academic record. (b) Candidates with Master’s degree in Sciences with a good academic record and of exceptional merit are eligible for the relevant Engineering discipline. They should have a valid GATE score or UGC/CSIR-NET/NBHM or equivalent qualification in the relevant area tenable for the year of registration. (c) Candidates who have qualified for the award of Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/Technology from a Centrally Funded Technical Institute (CFTI) with an exceptionally good academic record in an eligible discipline will be considered for direct admission to Ph.D. provided he/she has a minimum CGPA of 8/10 (7.5 for OBC- NCL and 7.0 for SC/ST/PwD on a 10-point scale)
  • PhD in Sciences: (a) Master’s degree in Sciences with a good academic record and having a valid GATE score or UGC/CSIR-NET/NBHM or equivalent qualification tenable for the current year in the relevant area. Master’s degree holders in Engineering/Technology are also eligible. (b) Candidates who have qualified for the award of Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/Technology from a Centrally Funded Technical Institute (CFTI) with an exceptionally good academic record in an eligible discipline will be considered for direct admission to Ph.D. in Sciences provided he/she has a minimum CGPA of 8/10 (7.5 for OBC- NCL and 7.0 for SC/ST/PwD on a 10.0-point scale)
  • PhD in Humanities & Social Sciences: Master's degree in an eligible discipline with a good academic record or equivalent and having a valid GATE score or UGC/CSIR- NET/NBHM or equivalent qualification tenable for the current year in the relevant area.

M.S. by Research

  • The minimum educational qualifications for admission to the M.S. by research degree for full time scholars are as follows:
  • Candidates with a Bachelor's degree in Engineering/Technology in the relevant departments with valid GATE score.
  • Candidates having Associate Membership of the following professional bodies are also eligible for admission to the M.S. Program of their parent discipline provided they have a valid GATE score and have passed both part A and part B of the Membership examinations with a good academic record: The Institution of Engineers (India) (Civil/Mechanical/Electrical and Electronics/Electronics and communications), The Institute of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering
  • Engineering graduates from IITs and other Centrally Funded Technical Institutes (CFTI) with a CGPA of at least 8/10 (7.5 for OBC-NCL and 7 for SC/ST/PwD) are eligible for seeking admission, without GATE score, to the MS Program and they can be offered HTRA, if selected.
  • Candidates under External Registration should have the same qualification as in (a) however, valid GATE score is not required.

 

Selection Process

  • Eligible candidates possessing the minimum educational qualifications and satisfying additional and stiffer criteria set from time to time, will be called for an interview and/or test by the Selection Committee
  • Based on the academic record and the performance of the candidates in the interview and/or test, the Selection Committee will recommend to the Chairman, Senate the names of candidates found suitable for admission

Financial Assistance

  • Assistance will be as per MHRD norms. Full Time Scholars admitted to M.S. program are eligible for the Halftime Teaching/Research Assistantship (HTRA) for which:
  • They should work for 8 hours per week for the Institute to earn this assistantship. The work would normally involve assistance in teaching/research, and will be assigned by the Institute
  • Renewal of assistantship every semester will be contingent on enrolment, satisfactory progress in research work and good performance during the preceding semester in the discharge of responsibility as teaching/ research assistant.
  • Other scholarships like UGC-JRF, CSIR-JRF, ICMR & AICTE etc. may also be available for those who have qualified for these schemes and get admission and the amount of fellowship will be as per the norms of the funding agency

Reservations

  • Reservations for SC/ST/OBC-NCL/PwD shall apply as per GOI rules

Application Fee

  • GN/OBC-NCL Male Candidates: Rs.100/-
  • GN/OBC-NCL Female Candidates: Rs.50/-
  • SC/ST and PwD Candidates: Rs.50/
  • Application Fee is Non-Refundable
  • Application fee payable through online
  • A valid OBC-NCL Certificate must be uploaded with the ONLINE application and submitted at the time of admission
  • You should check the IIT Tirupati website for important announcements and the results
  • Candidates called for written test/interview must bring with them printed copy of the application that they submitted online along with originals and photocopies of the relevant certificates

 

IIT Tirupati PhD and MS Admission 2019 Dates

  • Releasing Date for Advertisement: 30th September 2018
  • Opening Date for Online Application: 30th September 2018
  • Closing Date for Online Application: 21st October 2018
  • Date of Written Test/Interview (Engineering, Sciences & Humanities): 10th & 11th, 17th & 18th November 2018
  • Announcement of Results: Next day of interview
  • Joining Date of Candidate: 02nd January 2019

 

IIT Tirupati

Indian Institute of Technology Tirupati, Renigunta Road, Settipalli Post, Tirupati-517506, Chittoor District, A.P, Tel. no: 0877 2500 337, Email: iittirupati@iittp.ac.in., Website www.iittp.ac.in

 

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