Indian Institute Information Technology (IIT) Lucknow announces Admission to PhD Program 2021

IIIT Lucknow PhD Admission 2021 –  Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIIT) Lucknow invites applications for admission to the Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Program offered in broad areas of Engineering, Management and Mathematics for the academic session 2021-22.

Interested candidates can check details on IIIT Lucknow PhD Admission 2021 from the page below and apply for the same on or before June 12, 2021.

Phd Categories

  • Self Financed- Full Time Research Scholars
  • Working Professional
  • Aspiring Students in Higher Academics Students in (ASHA) 

Research Areas

  • Engineering (Copt. Sci. /IT) : Cryptography and Network Security, Hardware Security, Big Data, Cloud Computing, Distributed Systems, Parallel Computing, Image Processing, Machine Learning, Wireless Sensor Networks, Internet of Things, Database Management.
  • Management : Digital Marketing, Algorithm Trading, Business Analytics, Organizational Communication, Experimental Phonetics, Sustainable, human resource management, Human resource Mgt., Organizational behavior, Corporate social responsibility, Intellectual capital and Knowledge management, Digital Marketing, E-Business, Business Analytics and Fintech.
  • Mathematics : Design and analysis of block ciphers, Design and analysis of cryptographic hash functions, Multivariate public key cryptography, Post quantum cryptography, Quantum computing, Dendrites, Self-similar dendrites, Mathematical modelling using fractal techniques, Homogenization, Elliptic partial differential equations, Optimal control problem.

IIIT Lucknow PhD Admission 2021 Important Dates

  • Application Forms are available :- 10th June 2021
  • Application Closing Date :- 12th July 2021
  • List of Shortlisted Candidates for Personal Interview :- 15th July 2021
  • Written Exam/ Presentation / Personal Interview :- 20th July 2021
  • Date of Registration and fee submission :- 02nd August 2021

Eligibility Criteria for IIIT Lucknow PhD Admission 2021

Self Financed Full Time Research Scholars

  • Applicants should have qualified CSIR/ UGC/ DAE/ NBHM/ DST/ DBT/ ICAR/ ICMR/ ICPR or secured funding from such an agency after completing the Master’s degree in relevant discipline with a consistently good academic record in relevant discipline OR;
  • Applicants should have a Master’s degree in relevant discipline with a consistently good academic record.

Working Professional

  • An applicant of this category is sponsored by his/her employer. The sponsoring organization must specifically undertake to relieve the applicant to enable residential requirements of the PhD programme and also provide necessary facilities for carrying out the research (if applicable). Such applicants shall not receive any financial support from the institute in any form.

Aspiring Students in Higher Academics (Asha)

  • This category is specially designated to the fresh graduates from CFTI’s/IIT’s/NIT’s/IIIT’s. They shall not receive any financial support from the institute in any form.
  • The minimum educational qualification for admission is a B.Tech degree with at least 8.5 CGPA or 80 % (as applicable in the graduating institute) with a consistently good academic record in relevant discipline.
  • Candidates seeking admission, should possess requisite marks/grades in GATE (cutoff to be defined by IIIT L) in Computer Science/EE/EC/Ch.E/ME or related field.

IIIT Lucknow PhD Admission 2021 Application Process

  • All applications will be received in online mode only.
  • Candidates apply online through the official website
  • The applicant has to carry the print out of all the documents (self-attested scanned copy of the Application form and Supporting Documents) and their originals during the personal.
  • The applicant has to send a fresh application to apply for multiple disciplines and payment also to be made Please read the instructions given in the D. information brochure carefully before filling up the application form.
  • Contact: For any clarification, you may contact us through email at

Application Fee

  • For General Category & OBC :- Rs. 1500/- per application form.
  • For SC/ST/PWD :- Rs. 1000/- per application form
  • Mode of Payment :- Through Online

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