IIT Gandhinagar announces Start-Early PhD Fellowship 2023 for Early Entry to PhD Programs, Apply now


IIT Gandhinagar Start-Early PhD Fellowship 2023 – Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Gandhinagar invites applications from eligible B.Tech final year students from IITs for Start-Early PhD Fellowship for 2023 Session.


IIT Gandhinagar Start-early PhD Fellowship 2023


Important Dates

  • Application Submission Deadline : 09th February 2023
  • Shortlist Announcement (Tentative) : 13th February 2023
  • Interview (Tentative) : 17th to 23rd February 2023
  • Announcement of Result (Tentative) : 28th February 2023


Eligibility Criteria

  • BTech students from NITs and select colleges who will graduate in 2023 and are among the top 5 rank holders in the departments at the end of their pre-final year for candidates from General/EWS/OBC OR top 10 rank holders in the departments at the end of their pre-final year for candidates from SC/ST categories are eligible to apply.
  • BTech students from IITs who will graduate in 2023 with a CPI/CGPA of not less than 6.0 at the end of their 3rd year are eligible to apply.
  • You may check with the HOD/Director of your college to see if your college is included in the list of select colleges. The Department Head / Principal / Director of the respective institute will be required to issue a rank certificate supporting each application. You may download a template of the certificate from the application portal. Students may contact us at [email protected] to check their eligibility.
  • There is No GATE qualification requirement.



  • Rs. 41,000/- per month (with valid GATE score)
  • Rs. 31,000/- per month (without GATE score)


Application Process

  • All applications must be submitted online https://iitgn.ac.in/
  • While applying online you need to upload a rank certificate or a provisional certificate issued by the Head of the Department of your college/university.
  • There is NO application fee.
  • You NEED NOT send the hard-copy of the application form.


Admission Process

  • Admission is generally offered on the basis of an interview, which is supplemented by a written test if necessary. The final selection will be mainly based on academic credentials, written test and/or interview.
  • The reserved category candidates will be given due relaxation in cutoff marks as per the norms.


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


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