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IIT Ropar PhD Admissions 2018 eligibility, application, dates

IIT Ropar PhD Admissions 2018 in various disciplines

Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Ropar invites applications from Indian citizens for PhD Program in various disciplines for 1st Semester of academic year 2018-19


PhD offered in following Department

  • PhD in Engineering: - Chemical Engineering; Civil Engineering; Computer Science and Engineering; Electrical Engineering; Mechanical Engineering, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering
  • PhD in Sciences - Chemistry; Physics; Mathematics
  • PhD in Humanities and Social Sciences - Humanities and Social Sciences
  • PhD in BME and MEE Centres - Bio-Medical Engineering

 

Important Dates

Advertisement (Website/Newspapers/Social Media/Post etc):        11th March 2018
Last day of receiving applications:                                                           9th April 2018
Scrutiny & Shortlisting by Departments:                                                 16th April 2018
Interview Letters to Shortlisted Candidates:                                           18th April 2018
Written Test/Interview:                                                                  25th April 2018 onwards
Admission Letters:                                                                          16th May to 12th June 2018
Confirmation with partial fee deposit:                             2 weeks from Admission Letters
Registration:                                                                                                             27th July 2018
Opening of waitlisted candidates:                                                            31st July 2018

 

Also See : Admission Notification

 

Eligibility Criteria

Civil Engineering:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering followed by a Master’s degree in an appropriate area; consistently good academic background

Computer Science and Engineering:

  • M.Tech./M.E/M.S. (or an equivalent qualification) in computer science and engineering (or equivalent degree) with 60% marks (or 6.5 grade point out of 10) (55% marks for SC/ST). OR
  • Exceptional candidates with B. Tech/B.E degree in computer science and engineering or related area with valid GATE score.
  • Candidate with a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science and engineering or related field from any IIT with minimum 8.00 CGPA/CPI out of 10.0 are exempted from requirement of GATE qualification.
  • ** Candidates who are currently studying in final year of their B.Tech/BE program should apply under Direct PhD program.

Electrical Engineering:

  • M.Tech/M.E./M.S. in Electrical/Electronics/Communications/ Computer Science/ Instrumentation / Control Engineering or equivalent or Microelectronics/Solid-state Technology/MEMS/Nano Science/Nano Technology/Material Science/Engineering Physics or equivalent, relevant to the area of research with minimum 60% of marks (OR  6.5 grade point out of 10) (55% marks OR 6.0 grade point for SC/ST)[1] [2] [3]  OR
  • Candidates having B.Tech/B.E qualification in Electrical/Electronics/Communications/ Computer Science/ Instrumentation / Control Engineering or equivalent or Microelectronics/Solid-state Technology/MEMS/Nano Science/Nano Technology/Material Science/Engineering Physics or equivalent, and having a CGPA/CPI score of 8.00 (out of 10.0) and above with valid GATE score can apply for admission to PhD program. OR
  • A candidate with a Bachelor's degree from any IIT and having a CGPA/CPI score of 8.00 (out of 10.0) and above can apply for admission to PhD program. Such candidates are exempted from requirement of GATE qualification.

Chemical Engineering:

  • Master's degree in Engineering/Technology or a Master's degree by Research in Engineering/Technology. Candidates must have obtained at least 60% marks (or 6.5 Grade Point out of 10) (55% marks for SC/ST) in their Master's. OR
  • Master's degree in Sciences with a valid score in GATE/UGC/CSIR/NET/NBHM or equivalent qualification. Candidates must have obtained at least 60% marks (or 6.5 Grade Point out of 10) (55% marks for SC/ST) in their Master's. OR
  • Exceptional candidates having B.Tech/B.E qualification with valid GATE score can apply for direct admission to PhD program. OR
  • A candidate with a Bachelor's degree from any IIT and having a CGPA/CPI score of 8.00 (out of 10.0) and above are exempted from requirement of GATE qualification to apply

Mechanical Engineering:

  • Master's degree in Engineering/Technology or a Master's degree by Research in Engineering/Technology. Candidates must have obtained at least 60% marks or 6.5 CGPA out of 10 in their Master's. OR
  • Master's degree in Sciences with a valid score in GATE/UGC/ CSIR/NET/NBHM or equivalent qualification. Candidates must have obtained at least 65% marks or 7 CGPA out of 10 in their Master's. OR
  • Exceptional candidates having B.Tech/B.E degree with at least 65% marks or 7 CGPA out of 10 and valid GATE score can apply for PhD program. The candidate who are in final year (seventh semester) of their B.Tech/BE program should apply under Direct PhD program. OR
  • A candidate with a Bachelor's degree from any IIT and having a CGPA score of 8.00 out of 10 and above are exempted from requirement of GATE to apply.
  • The relaxation in eligibility and reservation for SC/ST/OBC/PwD will be as per the rules of Govt. of India.

Metallurgical and Materials Engineering:

  • Master's degree in Engineering/Technology or a Master's degree by Research in Engineering/Technology. Candidates must have obtained at least 60% marks (or 6.5 Grade Point out of 10) (55% marks for SC/ST) in their Master's. OR
  • Exceptional candidates having B.Tech./B.E. qualification with valid GATE score can apply for direct admission to PhD program. A candidate with a Bachelor's degree from any IIT and having a CGPA/CPI score of 8.00 (out of 10.0) and above are exempted from requirement of GATE qualification to apply.

Chemistry

  • Masters or equivalent degree in Chemistry/Bio-Chemistry/ Materials Science and Technology/ Pharmaceutical Sciences/Biotechnology/Physics or relevant research areas with First Class (6.5 grades point out of 10) or 60% marks (55% marks for SC/ST).
  • Candidates meeting this requirement must also fulfill one of the following additional requirements with valid
    • GATE Qualification
    • UGC/CSIR-NET or Equivalent qualification.
    • DST-INSPIRE or other national fellowship
  • Candidates with M. Tech or equivalent with First Class (6.5 grades point out of 10) or 60% marks are exempted from requirement of GATE qualification

Mathematics

  • Master’s Degree in Mathematics/Statistics/Theoretical Computer Science or equivalent Master’s Degree with First Class (60% marks or 6.5 grades point out of 10 ),  55% marks or 6.0 grades point out of 10 for SC/ST.
  • Candidates meeting this requirement must also fulfill one of the following additional requirements with valid:
    • GATE Qualification
    • UGC-NET-JRF/CSIR-NET-JRF qualified or NBHM or equivalent qualification

Physics

  • Master's or equivalent degree in Physics or relevant subject / B. Tech. in Engineering Physics with First Class (6.5 grades point out of 10) or 60% marks (55% marks for SC/ST) or MTech in relevant areas
  • Candidates meeting above requirement must also fulfill one of the following qualification with valid certificate:
    • GATE
    • UGC/CSIR-NET(JRF)
    • DST-INSPIRE Fellowship

     

Humanities and Social Sciences

  • Master's or equivalent degree in Commerce, Economics, English Literature, Management, Philosophy, or any other relevant discipline with 55% (or 6.0 grade point out of 10) OR
  • Bachelor’s or equivalent degree in Engineering from any of the IITs/NITs or any other ‘Ínstitute of National Importance’ with minimum of 55% (or 6 grade points out of 10)
  • Candidates meeting one of these requirements must also fulfil one of the following additional requirements:
    • UGC/CSIR- NET or GATE or equivalent qualification
    • DST-INSPIRE Fellowship  

OR

  • Candidates with Bachelor’s in Engineering/Technology from any of the IITs and having CGPA/CPI Score of 8 (out of 10) are exempted from GATE requirement.

 

Biomedical Engineering

  • A master's degree in engineering (ME / MTech) or medicine (MD) or pharmaceutical sciences (MPharm) or veterinary science (MVSc) or dental surgery (MDS), with a minimum of 60 percent marks (6.5 grade points on a scale of 10). Relaxation for SC/ST candidates as per GOI rule.  Or
  • A master's degree in sciences (MSc / MS) or equivalent, with a minimum of 60 percent marks (6.5 grade points on a scale of 10). A valid GATE score or qualified in UGC/CSIR/NET/INSPIRE fellowship, or equivalent. Relaxation for SC/ST candidates as per GOI rules.  Or
  • A bachelor's degree in engineering (BE /BTech) or pharmacy (BPharm), with a minimum of 65 percent marks (7.0 grade points on a scale of 10) and a valid GATE score. A bachelor's degree from an IIT with a minimum of 8 grade points on a scale of 10 points without GATE. Relaxation for SC/ST candidates as per GOI rules. Or
  • A MBBS, BVSc, or BDS, with a minimum of 65 percent marks (7.0 grade points on a scale of 10). Relaxation for SC/ST candidates as per GOI rules

 

Selection Procedure

  • Selection will be based on written test followed by interview; mere fulfillment of the above mentioned qualifications does not entitle a candidate to be called for PhD entrance test
  • TA will be provided to the shortlisted candidates appearing for Entrance Exam

 

Application Process

  • Candidates can apply online www.iitrpr.ac.in
  • Fill online application form available under Admissions tab on website www.iitrpr.ac.in
  • Candidates are required to submit an application fee (Rs.200 for GEN/OBC, Rs.100/- for SC/ST/PwD/Women candidates)
  • Offline application forms will not be accepted

For more details regarding eligibility, and area of research for each dept., please visit website www.iitrpr.ac.in

 

IIT, Ropar

Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Ropar, Nangal Road, Rupnagar, Punjab-140001, Email: cvo@iitrpr.ac.in, Tel: +91-1881-227078, Website www.iitrpr.ac.in