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

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Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Ropar announces Admission to PhD Program 2020-21 (Semester II)

IIT Ropar PhD Admission 2020 - Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Ropar invites application for admission to PhD program offered in various disciplines for the Academic Year 2020-21 (Semester - II)
Interested candidates can check details such as eligibility criteria, application process, important dates, etc for IIT Ropar PhD Admission 2020 from the page below.

PhD Program Offers

Area of Research

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 & Social Sciences

Humanities and Social Sciences

PhD in BME and MEE Centres

Biomedical Engineering

PhD Program Category


Regular PhD


PhD External


Direct PhD


Part-Time PhD


PhD for Staff Members

IIT Ropar PhD Admission 2020 Important Dates

Applications Open

04th October 2020

Last Date to Submission of Application Form

26th October 2020

Eligibility Criteria for IIT Ropar PhD Admission 2020

For Ph.D. in Engineering

  • M.Tech./M.E/M.S. (or equivalent qualification) in the respective department (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.

For Ph.D. in Sciences

  • Master’s or equivalent degree in Physics/ Maths/ Chemistry 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 should also have a Valid GATE / UGC NET/ JRF/ DST-Inspire Fellowship Scorecard.

For Ph.D. in Humanities and Social Sciences

  • Master’s degree in Economics, English Literature, Philosophy, and Sociology 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 ‘Institute of National Importance’ with a minimum of 55% (or 6 grade points out of 10)
  • Candidates should also have a Valid GATE / UGC NET/ JRF/ DST-Inspire Fellowship Scorecard.

For Ph.D. in CBME

  • 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 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.

IIT Ropar PhD Admission 2020 Application Process

Candidates can apply online at www.iitrpr.ac.in

Steps for Applying Online


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Application Fee



For Women/ SC/ ST/ PWD


Mode of Fee Payment

SB collects

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


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