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NIT Tiruchirappalli PhD Admission 2018 – Notification, Dates

Admission Open to PhD Programs 2018 (January Session)

National Institute of Technology (NIT) Trichy invites applications for admission to PhD (Full Time) Program for the year 2018-19 (July 2018 Session)
NIT Trichy is offering full time and part time Ph.D. Program in various disciplines of Engineering, Architecture, Computer Applications, Management studies, Science and Humanities

There are three categories under NIT PhD Admission:

  • Full time - Stipendiary Category
  • Full time - Project Category
  • Full time - Non-Stipendiary Category

NIT's also offers PhD (Part time - External /on campus categories) which are classified as

  • Part time (external)
  • Part time (on-campus)

 

Also See : Adnission Notifiocation

 

Important Dates

  • Last Date for Submitting the filled NITT PhD Admission Application: 05th May 2018
  • NITT PhD Entrance Test: 28th May 2018 (09.30 am onwards)
  • NITT PhD Interview: 29th May 2018 (02.00 pm onwards)

 

Duration of the Program

  • Minimum duration of the Part-time Ph.D. Program shall be three years for both categories (external and on campus)
  • This implies that a candidate can submit the synopsis only after a minimum period of study of 36 months from the date of registration. The maximum period to complete the part-time Ph.D. Program is 7 years

 

Eligibility Criteria

I. Faculty of Engineering

  • Bachelor’s and Master’s/M.S. (by Research) degree in Engineering / Technology in the appropriate branch of study with 60% (or above) aggregate marks (CGPA ≥ 6.5/10) in UG or PG for admission under OC / OBC category and 55% aggregate (or above) marks or equivalent CGPA of ≥ 6.0 for SC / ST/PwD candidates
  • For Metallurgical & Materials Engg Dept.: Candidates with PG degree in Science (Physics / Chemistry / Material Science/ Applied Science / Applied Physics / Applied Chemistry) followed by M.Tech. Degree / M.S (by Research) in Material Science and Engineering / equivalent PG degree in related discipline are also eligible to apply
  • For Civil Engineering Dept.: Candidates with B.E. /B.Tech. or M.E. / M.Tech. with any specialization offered by Civil Engineering Department are also eligible to apply
  • For CECASE (Part time only): Candidates with M.E. / M. Tech. in Metallurgical Engineering, Materials Science & Engineering, Welding Engineering, Industrial Metallurgy, Mechanical Engineering, Thermal Engineering, Manufacturing, Design, Automobile Engineering, Aeronautical Engineering, Nano Science & Nano Technology, Chemical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Electronics Engineering, Instrumentation and Control Engineering or any other equivalent degree are eligible to apply

II. Faculty of Architecture

  • Bachelor’s degree in Architecture / Planning and Master’s degree in Architecture / Design / Planning / Building Engineering and Management / Building Technology or its equivalent with 60% (or above) aggregate marks (CGPA ≥ 6.5/10) in UG or PG for admission under OC / OBC-NCL category and 55% aggregate (or above) marks or equivalent CGPA of ≥ 6.0 for SC / ST / PwD candidates

III. Management Studies

  • Master’s degree in Business Administration with a valid score in NET / UGC / CAT / ATMA / XAT / MAT or Master’s degree in Industrial Engineering / Industrial Management with 60% (or above) aggregate marks (CGPA ≥ 6.5/10) in UG or PG for admission under OC / OBC-NCL category and 55% aggregate (or above) marks or equivalent CGPA of ≥ 6.0 is the eligibility for SC / ST / PwD candidates
  • Candidates with the above eligibility requirements and JRF or equivalent fellowships may also apply

IV. Computer Applications

  • Master’s degree in Computer Applications or M.Sc. (Computer Science / OR&CA) with a valid GATE / NET / UGC / CSIR / NBHM score with 60% (or above) aggregate marks (CGPA ≥ 6.5/10) in UG or PG for admission under OC / OBC - NCL category and 55% aggregate (or above) marks or equivalent CGPA of ≥ 6.0 for SC / ST / PwD candidates with a valid score in GATE / UGC / CSIR / NBHM
  • Master’s degree (M.E. / M.Tech.) in Computer Science and Engineering with 60% (or above) aggregate marks (CGPA ≥ 6.5/10) in UG or PG for admission under OC / OBC-NCL category and 55% aggregate (or above) marks or equivalent CGPA of ≥ 6.0 for SC / ST / PwD candidates

V. Faculty of Science & Humanities (Maths/Chemistry)

  • Master’s degree in the relevant discipline of Science with 60% (or above) aggregate marks (CGPA ≥ 6.5/10) and a valid GATE / UGC / CSIR / NBHM / NET score for admission under OC / OBC-NCL category and 55% aggregate (or above) marks or equivalent CGPA of ≥ 6.0 for SC / ST / PwD candidates and a valid GATE / UGC / CSIR / NBHM / NET score
  • For Humanities & Social Sciences: Master’s degree in the relevant discipline of Humanities / Social Science / Economics / Business Administration / Commerce / Statistics with a valid score in UGC / NET / CAT / AIMA / XAT / MAT and a minimum of 60% aggregate marks or equivalent CGPA of 6.5/10 in UG or PG for admission under OC/OBC-NCL category or a minimum of 55% aggregate marks or equivalent CGPA of 6.0/10 in UG or PG for admission under SC / ST / PwD category
  • Master’s degree (M.E./M.Tech.) in Engineering with a minimum of 60% aggregate marks or equivalent CGPA of 6.5/10 in UG or PG for admission under OC / OBC-NCL category or a minimum of 55% aggregate marks or equivalent CGPA of 6.0/10 in UG or PG for admission under SC / ST / PwD category
  • For Physics Dept.: Master’s degree in Physics / Applied Physics / Materials Science / Applied Electronics with a minimum of 60% (or above) aggregate marks or equivalent CGPA of ≥ 6.5/10 with a valid GATE / UGC/ CSIR / NET score for admission under OC / OBC-NCL category and 55% (or above) aggregate marks or equivalent CGPA of ≥ 6.0/10 for SC / ST / PwD candidates with a valid GATE / UGC / CSIR / NET score. (or)
  • M. Tech. in Non Destructive Testing with 60% (or above) aggregate marks or equivalent CGPA of ≥ 6.5/10 for admission under OC / OBC-NCL category and 55% (or above) aggregate marks or equivalent CGPA of ≥ 6.0/10 for SC / ST / PwD candidates
  • In case of AMIE / AMIIM candidates, a minimum of 55% is eligible for admission in all the branches

 

Selection Procedure

  • For both the categories, the mode and norms for selection shall be on par with those in force for full-time PhD candidates. Following the scrutiny and short-listing of the applications, eligible candidates will be called to attend a written test
  • The candidates, short listed based on the written test performance need to appear for a technical and personal interview by the Departmental Research Committee comprising HOD, all eligible Supervisors and the Dean's nominee (observer)

 

Reservation

  • Government of India reservation policy will be followed for OBC-NCL / SC / ST and the Persons with Disabilities (PwD) Candidates. In the absence of application from PwD candidates, the seat reserved for PwD category will be filled by the candidate(s) who belong to the same category (without PwD)
  • Candidates having their own fellowships from funding agencies such as DST, CSIR, UGC, NBHM, etc. can apply for Ph.D. (full time) in any department relevant to the research grant

 

Application Process

  • Candidates applying for PhD Program must apply online through the web site www.nitt.edu or admission.nitt.edu
  • The information brochure is available in the website. The application fee is Rs.500/- for OC/OBC-NCL and Rs.200/- for SC/ST/PwD candidates. The fee payment should be made only through State Bank collect mode (https://www.onlinesbi.com/prelogin/icollecthome.htm?corpID=88587)
  • For more information visit the Nit website: www.nitt.edu

 

NIT Tiruchirappalli

The Chairperson, (PG Admission), Office of the Dean Academic, NIT, Tiruchirappalli-620015 (Tamil Nadu), Phone No: 0431-2503014, Email: pg@nitt.edu, Website www.nitt.edu


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