IIT Ropar PhD Program Admission 2021 Application Form, Dates, Eligibility, Courses

iit ropar phd admission 2021


Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Ropar announces Admission to PhD Program 2021-22 (Semester I)

IIT Ropar PhD Admission 2021 – Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Ropar invites application for admission to PhD program offered in various disciplines for the Academic Year 2021-22 (Semester – I)
Interested candidates can check details such as eligibility criteria, application process, important dates, etc for IIT Ropar PhD Admission 2021 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 2021 Important Dates

Start Date of Online Applications

21st March 2021

Last Date to Submission of Application Form

12th April 2021

Date of written test/ Interviews :

Metallurgical and Materials Engineering

6th May to 20th May 2021

Humanities and Social Sciences

24-26, May 2021

Biomedical Engineering

17th and 18th May 2021


24th – 26th May 2021

Computer Science and Engineering

24th to 26th May 2021

Civil Engineering

01st May 2021 onwards


13th and 14th May 2021

Chemical Engineering

5th to 7th May 2021

Electrical Engineering

Power group – 3rd to 6th May, 2021

Microelectronics group – 6th & 7th May, 2021

SPCOM group – 10th to 12th May 2021


17th to 27th May 2021

Mechanical Engineering

03rd and 5th May 2021

Eligibility Criteria for IIT Ropar PhD Admission 2021

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 PhD 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 PhD 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 2021 Application Process

  • Eligible Candidates can apply online through the official website www.iitrpr.ac.in
  • The candidates are desirous to seek admission to be required to apply online. Only those applicants, who apply online before the last date and satisfy the eligibility criteria, will be considered for admission.
  • Read all instructions regarding filling up online forms, and relevant information are available on the University website.

Application Fee

For GEN/ OBC Candidates


For Women/ SC/ ST/ PWD Candidates


Mode of Fee Payment

Through Online mode

Selection Process

  • Selection will be based on written test & Interview.

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