IIT Guwahati PhD Program Admission 2021 Application Form, Dates, Eligibility

IIT Guwahati Ph.D. Admission


Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Guwahati announces Admission to PhD Programs for July 2021 Session

IIT Guwahati PhD Admission 2021 – Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Guwahati invites applications for admission to the Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) program in various Departments for academic sessions commencing in July 2021.

Read ahead for details such as the application process, important dates, fee, and more for IIT Guwahati PhD Admission 2021 from the page below


Department offering PhD Program

  • Computer Science and Engineering
  • Electronics and Electrical Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Biosciences and Bioengineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Design
  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Mathematics
  • Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Energy
  • Environment
  • Nanotechnology
  • Rural Technology
  • Linguistic Science and Technology
  • Doctoral Program in Interdisciplinary Research

IIT Guwahati PhD Admission 2021 Important Dates

Start Date of online application

16th March 2021

Last date of submission of the online application

12th April 2021

Eligibility Criteria for IIT Guwahati PhD Admission 2021

  • For receiving assistantship in PhD programs in all disciplines, candidates must qualify a national level examination like GATE, CEED, UGC/CSIR NET-JRF in addition to meeting the minimum eligibility criteria for the respective disciplines as specified in the following:
  • Should have Passed Master’s degree in Engineering/Technology/Medical Sciences/Veterinary Sciences/Pharmacy in a relevant area with a minimum Cumulative Performance Index (CPI) of either 6.0 or 60% of marks.
  • Should have Passed a Four-year Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/Technology/Medical Sciences or equivalent in a relevant area with a minimum CPI of either 7.0 or 70% of marks.
  • A candidate with medical qualification viz., MBBS / BDS / MD / MS / BVSc / MVSc having 60% marks OR Allied health care professional degrees viz., Masters in Physiotherapy / Prosthetics and Orthotics / Occupational Therapy having 60% marks in both bachelor degree and master degree is eligible for PhD programme in Mechanical Engineering.
  • Scholars who are selected through National Eligibility Tests – UGC NET including lectureship (Assistant Professorship) and GATE.
  • The selection process through National level examinations conducted by MHRD and its Agencies and Institutions such as UGC/IIT/IISc./IISER/IIIT, etc.
  • Candidates still to appear in their qualifying degree examinations may also apply, provided they appear in all their qualifying degree examinations and complete all requirements for their degrees before 15 July 2021.

 IIT Guwahati PhD Admission 2021 Application Process

  • Eligible candidates can apply online only through the official website https://www.iitg.ac.in
  • Applications are to be submitted online. Under the same login, you have the option to apply to multiple departments/centres. However, for each department/centre you need to pay the application fee separately.
  • The candidates desirous to seek admission are 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 before applying, please carefully go through the information given on the official website.

Application Fee

All Female Candidates


All Transgender Candidates


All SC/ ST/ PwD Candidates


All Other Candidates


Mode of Payment

Online through Credit Card/Debit Card/Internet banking

Selection Process

  • Selection will be based on written test and/ or interviews.


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