NIT Calicut PhD Program Admission 2021 Application form, Dates, Eligibility

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National Institute of Technology (NIT) Calicut announces Admission to PhD Program for July 2021 Session

NIT Calicut PhD Admission 2021 – National Institute of Technology (NIT), Calicut invites applications for admission to full time/part time, internal and external Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Program in various Departments for the academic session 2021 (July).
Interested candidates can submit an online application till May 15, 2021. Read further for more details on NIT Calicut PhD Admission 2021

PhD Departments

  • Facility for doing research leading to PhD degree is available in various departments of NIT Calicut as detailed below:
  • Architecture and Planning (AR), Mathematics (MA), Chemical Engineering (CH), Mechanical Engineering (ME), Chemistry (CY) Physics (PH), Civil Engineering (CE), Computer Science & Engineering (CS), Biotechnology (BT), Electrical Engineering (EE) Management Studies (MS), Electronics & Communication, Engineering (EC) Materials Science and Engineering

Admission to the Ph.D. programs will be in the following schemes:

  • FULL-TIME (FT)
  • PART-TIME (PT) and
  • EXTERNAL (EX)
  • Ph.D. fellowships are available for candidates under Full-time scheme.
  • For the Part-time and External schemes of registration, the applicant must be a permanent employee of a recognized institution/organization with at least two years of service and be engaged in professional work in the area to which admission is sought.
  • Candidates under Part-time/External scheme will have to submit no objection certificate from the Head of the institution.

NIT Calicut PhD Admission 2021 Important Dates

  • Activation of the website for submission of online application: 09th April 2021
  • Last date for submission of completed application form through online: 15th May 2021 (5.00 PM)
  • Publishing list of shortlisted candidates for Test and/ or Interview in the website: 07th June 2021
  • Test and/or Interview: To be Announced later
  • Publishing list of selected candidates for provisional admission in the website: To be Announced later
  • Date of Admission and Reporting for the Program: To be Announced later

Eligibility Criteria for NIT Calicut PhD Admission 2021

Faculty of Engineering

  • ME/MTech Degree in the appropriate branch of study with minimum 60% marks (CGPA 6.5/10) [For SC/ST/PWD candidates, the minimum mark is 55% (CGPA 6.0/10)].
  • Candidates shall be required to have passed B.E./B.Tech. Degree in an appropriate branch with minimum 60% marks (CGPA 6.5/10) in aggregate in the qualifying examination. [For SC/ST/PWD candidates 55% marks (CGPA 6.0/10)].
  • Candidates under lateral entry should have passed the three-year diploma in engineering with minimum 60% marks [For SC/ST/PWD candidates 55% marks (CGPA 6.0/10)]. Holders of AMIE (approved by AICTE) / other nationally approved programmes equivalent to B.Tech / B.E., in an appropriate area of study, may also be considered eligible. Conversion from CGPA to percentage or vice versa given by individual Institute/university will not be considered / allowed.

Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering (ECE)

  • For admission to Ph.D program in ECE Department, candidates with ME/M.Tech or equivalent in Electronics and Communication Engineering (ECE)/Electrical Engineering (EE)/Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) or in relevant disciplines related to major areas of research available in ECE department are eligible to apply.

Faculty of Architecture and Planning

  • Master’s degree in Architecture/Design/Planning/Engineering/Technology or its equivalent with minimum 60% marks (CGPA 6.5/10) [For SC/ST/PWD candidates, the minimum mark is 55% (CGPA 6.0/10)].
  • Candidates should possess a minimum 60% marks (CGPA 6.5/10) or equivalent both in Bachelors and Masters degrees. For SC/ST/PWD candidates 55% (CGPA 6.0/10) or equivalent both in Bachelors and Masters degrees.

Faculty of Materials Science and Engineering

  • ME/MTech Degree in the appropriate branch of study /Nanoscience and Technology with minimum 60% marks (CGPA 6.5/10) [For SC/ST/PWD candidates, the minimum mark is 55% (CGPA 6.0/10)].
  • Master’s degree in Chemistry/Physics/Life science/Nanoscience and Technology/ any other relevant disciplines related to major areas of research available in the department with minimum 60 % marks (CGPA 6.5/10) or equivalent, [for SC/ST/PWD candidates, the minimum mark is 55%  (CGPA 6.0/10)] and a valid GATE score or UGC/CSIR/NBHM/NET/KSCSTE fellowship in the relevant area, tenable from the current year.
  • Candidates should possess a minimum 60% marks (CGPA 6.5/10) or equivalent both in Bachelors and Masters degrees. For SC/ST/PWD candidates 55% (CGPA 6.0/10) or equivalent both in Bachelors and Masters degrees.
  • Candidates applying for External and Part-time scheme of registration do not require GATE score or UGC/CSIR/NBHM/NET/KSCSTE fellowship.

Faculty of Biotechnology

  • ME/M.Tech. Degree in Biotechnology/Life Science with minimum 60% marks (CGPA 6.5/10) [For SC/ST/PWD candidates, the minimum mark is 55% (CGPA 6.0/10)].
  • Master’s degree in Life science with minimum 60 % marks (CGPA 6.5/10) or equivalent, [for SC/ST/PWD candidates, the minimum mark is 55% (CGPA 6.0/10)] and a valid GATE score or fellowships such as UGC/CSIR/NBHM/NET/KSCSTE/DBT in the relevant area, tenable from the current year.
  • Candidates should possess a minimum 60% marks (CGPA 6.5/10) or equivalent both in Bachelors and Masters degrees. For SC/ST/PWD candidates 55% (CGPA 6.0/10) or equivalent both in Bachelors and Masters degrees.
  • Candidates applying for External and Part-time scheme of registration do not require GATE score or fellowships such as UGC/CSIR/NBHM/NET/KSCSTE/DBT.

Faculty of Science (Chemistry, Physics and Mathematics):

  • Master’s degree in Mathematics/Statistics/Chemistry/Physics/Electronics/Computer Science and Applications/ Nano Science and Technology/ Material Science/ Photonics with minimum 60% marks (CGPA 6.5/10) or equivalent, (for SC/ST/PWD candidates, the minimum mark is 55% (CGPA 6.0/10)] and a valid GATE score or UGC/CSIR/NBHM/NET/JEST/KSCSTE fellowship in the relevant areas tenable from the current year.
  • Candidates applying for External and Part-time scheme of registration do not require GATE score or UGC/CSIR/NBHM/NET/JEST/KSCSTE fellowship.
  • ME/MTech Degree in the appropriate branch of study in relevant disciplines related to the major areas of research available in these departments with minimum 60% marks (CGPA 6.5/10) [For SC/ST/PWD candidates, the minimum mark is 55% (CGPA 6.0/10)].
  • Candidates should possess a minimum 60% marks (CGPA 6.5/10) or equivalent both in Bachelors and Masters degrees. For SC/ST/PWD candidates 55% (CGPA 6.0/10) or equivalent both in Bachelors and Masters degrees.

Faculty of Management Studies:

  • Candidates should possess minimum 60% marks (CGPA 6.5/10) or equivalent both in Bachelors and Masters degrees in a relevant area from an Institution recognized by UGC/AICTE [For SC/ST/PWD candidates 55% (CGPA 6.0/10) or equivalent both in Bachelors and Masters degrees].
  • Candidates who have master’s degree in engineering and technology with GATE score, OR applying for internal/external/part-time scheme of registration, OR have managerial experience for not less than five years in a reputed organization do not require UGC/NET/CSIR/JRF fellowship.

Direct PhD For BE/B.Tech Graduates:

  • Candidates with B.E./ B.Tech or equivalent with 8.5 CGPA on a 10-point scale or 80% Marks are eligible to apply for direct Ph D admission within 5 years after obtaining the qualifying degree. [8 CGPA on a 10-point scale or 75% Marks for SC/ ST/PWD].
  • Candidates shall be required to have, A valid GATE/CSIR/ DST INSPIRE fellowship/Any other relevant fellowship.
  • Minimum 2 years of R&D experience in Industry/Academic Institution/ Research Organization.

NIT Calicut PhD Admission 2021 Application Process

  • Apply online using the following link: http://www.dss.nitc.ac.in/mtechapp/phd/frmLogin.aspx
  • Register with your e-mail id and mobile number for creating a login on the online portal.
  • Before login, keep the soft copy of the following documents ready with you.
  • Candidates who wish to apply to multiple departments or schools (subject to fulfilling the eligibility criteria) should register for each department and pay the application fee separately.
  • Payment has to be made through State Bank Collect (online) by following the link (https://www.onlinesbi.com) using Net Banking/Credit Card/SBI Challan (by cash) by choosing the payment category as PHD Application Fee Payment Monsoon Semester 2021-22
  • After successful completion of the fee payment, save the fee payment receipt for uploading in the application form

Application Fee

  • For Open/EWS and OBC Candidates – Rs. 600/-
  • For SC/ST/PWD Candidates – Rs. 300/-

Selection Process

  • The admission to Ph.D. Programs will be on the basis of a written test and/or interview, by the respective Department/School.

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