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IIITM Kerala PhD Admission 2020, Notification, Dates, Application

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Indian Institute of Information Technology & Management  Kerala (IIITM-K) announces Admission to PhD Program 2020

IIITM Kerala PhD Admission 2020 – Indian Institute of Information Technology & Management – Kerala (IIITM-K) invites applications for admission to the PhD Program for the academic session starting in January 2020.



Doctoral Programmes

Indian Institute of Information Technology & Management – Kerala (IIITM-K) has been approved a research centre under Faculty of technology by Cochin University of Science and Technology.
The Institute has been conducting Post Graduate courses and undertaking Research projects since 2000 in several advanced areas of IT.
The institute provides a vibrant research environment supported by highly qualified faculty members, excellent infrastructure and facilities.


IIITM Kerala PhD Admission 2020 Important Dates

Last Date of receipt of completed Application Forms 31st December 2019
Interview for admissions for students claiming exemption from Department Admission Test  10th January 2020


Eligibility Criteria for IIITM Kerala PhD Admission 2020

Master’s degree from a recognized University with a minimum of 55% marks in qualifying examination or a minimum of CGPA of 6.0 in the 10 point scale (or an equivalent grade in similar scales).
Relaxation of marks – SC/ST community shall be eligible for concession upto 10% marks.
In addition to the above, candidate has to fulfil any one of the following-
1 Must have cleared the Departmental Admission Test (DAT) – conducted annually – in July/August every year.
2 Secured a National/Research fellowships from Government of Kerala or Government of India/ by any agencies or by industries recognized by the University with valid score with committed financial assistance at the time of seeking admission. OR
3 Qualified UGC-NET Lectureship examination or GATE/ICAR/KSCSTE/CSIR/NBHM/ICSSR.
4 Foreign Students sponsored under a scholarship scheme by the Government of India for undergoing PhD program in India.
5 Teachers with a minimum continuous service of five years as permanent employees.


Selection Process

For those Exempted from Departmental Admission test: Research proposal and performance in interview.
Separate rank lists will be prepared for Part time and full time students.
For those who appear for Departmental Admission test: Based on Applications and research proposals submitted, concerned Faculty of Technology will call you for a Written test and Interview.
Only candidates scoring 50% of marks in written test will be ranked.
For SC/ST students the minimum eligibility required is 45% of marks in written test.
Researchers will be selected on the basis of research proposal and performance in interview.
Selection of candidates exempted from DAT The candidate shall appear for an interview before the Research Committee or Sub-committee constituted for this purpose.
The Committee shall assess the student based on his research proposal and award marks as per; his/her performance in the interview. The -committee shall also scrutinize the academic records of the candidate, the research proposal submitted by him/her in the application, the long term plan of the academic work to be undertaken by the candidate.


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IIITM Kerala PhD Admission 2020 Application Process

Online: Students who wish to pursue doctoral studies in IIITM-K should forward their applications (downloadable from CUSAT website www.cusat.ac.in) through Head of Institution, IIITM-K which will be forwarded to Head, Faculty of Technology , CUSAT
Offline: Application forms which can be obtained from Departments under Faculty of Technology, CUSAT to be submitted to academic office duly filled by the applicant and attested by Research Supervisor on or before December 31, 2019.


For more information visit the official website https://www.iiitmk.ac.in/doctoral-programmes/


IIITM-K Thiruvananthapuram

Indian Institute of Information Technology and Management – Kerala (IIIMK), IIITM-K building, Technopark Campus, PO Kariyavattom, Thiruvananthapuram-695581, Mob No. 81368 66308, Landline: 04712784100 E-mail: admission@iiitmk.ac.in, Website www.iiitmk.ac.in


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