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Rajasthan Technical University PhD Admission 2018

RTU Doctoral (PhD) Admission Test (DAT- 2018) Session 2018-19 for PhD Admission

Rajasthan Technical University PhD Admission 2018 - Rajasthan Technical University (RTU) invited application from eligible candidates for admission to Full Time/Part Time Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Programs in various Engineering/MBA/MCA Departments of University College of Engineering and the recognized Research Centers of RTU Kota 2018

Candidate must ensure the following important undertaking before applying for RTU-DAT 2018


Also SEE : Admission Notification


RTU DAT 2018

  • This information brochure will be helpful for the candidates seeking admission in the PhD Program of University Teaching Departments and approved Research Centre under Rajasthan Technical University Kota through Doctoral Admission Test, RTU DAT-2018


Specialization for PhD Program

  • PhD Program University Dept., RTU, Kota along with area of specialization:
  • Civil Engg.: Structural Engineering; Goe technical Engineering; Environmental Engineering
  • Computer Engg.: High Performance Computing Systems
  • Electronics Engg.: Power Systems; Power Electronics and Electrical Drives
  • Electronics Engg.: Communication Engineering, Control and Instrumentation
  • Mechanical Engg.: Machine Design, Industrial Engineering, Thermal Engineering, Production Engineering
  • Renewable Energy: Renewable Engineering
  • For more details regarding specializations in depts., please see the prospectus


Eligibility Criteria

For Full time Research Scholar

  • A candidate possessing the qualifications in appropriate areas and fulfilling the eligibility criteria as prescribed below, shall be eligible for admission to PhD Program in the respective subject
  • Master's degree in the appropriate discipline of any recognized University/Institute or equivalent, with a minimum of 55% marks in aggregate (of all the years/ semesters) where marks are awarded or minimum equivalent CGPA as defined by AICTE/UGC or any other competent body as the case may be
  • A relaxation of 5% or equivalent grade point in the minimum eligibility shall be applicable to the applicant belonging to the categories of SC/ST/OBC (Non-Creamy Layer) and Differently abled persons or categories decided by UGC
  • Candidates who have cleared the M. Phil Course work with at least 55% marks in aggregate or its equivalent grade B in the UGC 7 point scale (or an equivalent grade in point scale wherever grading system is followed) and successfully completing M.Phil. degree shall be eligible
  • A relaxation of 5% or equivalent grade point in the minimum eligibility shall be allowed to the applicant belonging to the categories of SC/ST/OBC (Non Creamy Layer) and Differently abled persons or categories decided by UGC.

For Part-Time Research Scholar

  • In addition to the educational qualifications mentioned at 4.1(1) and (2) the applicant shall prove the following to the satisfaction of the DRC (Departmental Research Committee):
  • Permission of the employer in writing to the candidate, to pursue PhD Program me along with his/her regular duties in the organization he/she is employed
  • Availability of all facilities for pursuing research at the candidate’s parent organization / place of work, in the chosen field of research
  • Certificate issued by the employer to allow him/her to fulfill the residential requirement during course work and contact days with supervisor after completion of the course work as notified by University from time to time


Admission Process

  • In all PhD Programmes the admission shall be granted as per Rajasthan Technical University ordinance and regulations for degree of Doctor of Philosophy and the subsequent modifications thereof. The RTU-DAT-2018 shall be conducted at premise of RTU, Kota only
  • The detail schedule will be announced separately through the information given on the website www.rtu.ac.in
  • The RTUDAT shall be conducted at premise of RTU, Kota
  • RTU-DAT shall consist of two papers of 300 marks
  • Paper-I shall be held in the first session carrying 100 marks and paper-II shall be held in second session carrying 200 marks
  • Paper-I shall be common for all applicants appearing for a particular department and paper-II shall be separate for each specialization
  • Paper-I will be objective type carrying 100 questions of one marks each
  • Paper-II will be of 200 marks as per the pattern defined in regulations and related to specialization
  • List of the candidates eligible for admission test will be displayed on the RTU website and no individual communication will be made


Application Form

  • The applicants can apply online through the website www.rtu.ac.in and can pay the application fee of Rs.2000/- (non-refundable) online
  • Applicants can apply online through the RTUDAT 2018 website by accessing link https://www.rtu.ac.in/RTU/dat
  • The hard copy of the filled form (generated online) along with enclosures is required to be submitted in person at the time of interview. No need to send the hard copy of the form by post
  • The eligibility of the applicant for the written test shall be decided tentatively on the basis of the information provided in the online application form. In the event of any information being found incorrect or misleading, the candidature shall be liable to cancellation by the University at any time
  • If an applicant wishes to apply for more than one department/center, he/she shall have to submit separate application form along with the fee
  • Completely filled application form along with the demand draft must reach the following address by Registered Post or Speed Post on or before the due date: Assistant Registrar (Research), V.C. Secretariat, Rajasthan Technical University, Rawatbhata Road, Kota-324010
  • The applicants are advised to visit the website regularly and act according to the schedule


Important Dates for Admission in PhD Programs (RTU DAT-2018)

  • Advertisement for notification: 10th June 2018
  • Commencement of online application form filling: 15th June 2018
  • Commencement of Choice filling: 01st July 2018
  • Last date of online application: 13th July 2018
  • Display of list of eligible candidates: 18th July 2018
  • Written test (RTU DAT 2018): 21st to 22nd July 2018
  • Declaration of Written Test Result:  26th July 2018
  • Document verification & Interview of the qualified candidates in Written Test: 28 July 2018
  • Declaration of selected candidates for PhD admission: 31st July 2018


Rajasthan Technical University, Kota

Rawatbhata Road, Akelgarh, Kota-324010, Email: rtu.dat@rtu.ac.in, Ph.: 0744-2473030, Website www.rtu.ac.in



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