Assam Science and Technology University (ASTU) announces Admission to PhD under AICTE Doctoral Fellowship (ADF) Scheme 2020-21
ASTU PhD Admission 2020 – Assam Science and Technology University (ASTU), Guwahati, invites application for admission in Ph.D. under AICTE Doctoral Fellowship (ADF) Scheme for the session 2020-21.
Eligible Candidates may apply for Ph.D. (under ADF Scheme) in Energy Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Computer Engineering at the School of Engineering of ASTU.
ASTU PhD Admission 2020 Important Dates
Opening of the online application submission process
09th October 2020
Closing Date of application submission
25th October 2020
Date of Online Interview of Shortlisted Candidates
04th & 05th November 2020
Declaration of merit & waiting lists for the shortlisted/ selected applicants
08th November 2020
Counselling/Admission of Merit & Waiting List Candidates (details to be informed later on)
13th November 2020
The duration of the scheme shall be for a period of 3 Years. Further one-year extension (In two slots of 6 months’ each) may be given by AICTE on the recommendation of the university based upon the performance of the scholar in the research work
Eligibility Criteria for ASTU PhD Admission 2020
The candidate must have secured a minimum cumulative grade point average (CGPA) of 7.5 on the scale of 10 (or minimum 75% marks) or equivalent at both Bachelors Degree and Masters Degree.
In addition to above, the candidate should have qualified GATE/ NET during the last 5 years. For SC/ ST/ PH candidates, CGPA requirement will be 7.0 on the scale of 10 (or 70% marks) or equivalent.
The candidate should be less than 30 years of age as on date of admission. However, age relaxation of 5 years would be applicable to candidates belonging to SC/ ST, women and physically challenged category in succession.
ASTU PhD Admission 2020 Application Process
Eligible Candidates can apply online through the official website https://astu.ac.in/
Candidates may submit application online by filling up & uploading the required documents at the Google Form available at following link https://forms.gle/RXeQmcTM3czDJzjm9
A recent passport size colored photograph of the candidate should be uploaded in the space indicated in the online application form.
Candidates are advised to verify their own eligibility carefully before applying for registration, as the fee will not be refunded if a candidate is found ineligible for the course.
Amount of Fellowship
The fellowship will be Rs. 31,000/-pm for the first two years followed by Rs. 35,000/-per month for the third year. HRA (at the rate of 8%, 16% and 24%, whichever is applicable) will be provided as per the Government ofIndia (GoI) norms. In addition, Contingency Grant will be admissible to the scholars at the rate of Rs.15,000/-per annum to meet the miscellaneous expenditures.