Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Hyderabad announces Admission to PhD Program in Artificial Intelligence for Session 2021

IIT Hyderabad PhD Artificial Intelligence Admission 2021 – Department of Artificial Intelligence, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Hyderabad invites online applications for admission to  PhD programs in Artificial Intelligence for the academic session beginning in July 2021.

Interested candidates can check out more details on  IIT Hyderabad PhD Artificial Intelligence Admission 2021 from the page below and apply for the same on or before April 7, 2021.

IIT Hyderabad PhD Artificial Intelligence Admission 2021 Important Dates

Application Process


Last Date for submission of the Application form (all Subjects)

07th April 2021

Eligibility Criteria for IIT Hyderabad PhD Artificial Intelligence Admission 2021

Regular PhD

MTech/Equivalent Degree in CS/ECE/EE or related areas in Artificial Intelligence. The applicant must have already earned the Master’s degree, or should at least be in the final year of the respective program.

In the latter case, it would be assumed that the candidate will be able to complete the degree by the time of admission into the PhD program. Candidates with MSc/MCA/equivalent PG degree with an EMDS at IIT-H may apply for Regular PhD program.

Direct PhD

BTech/BE/MCA/MSc/Equivalent Degree in any engineering discipline or Maths, and have a valid GATE score in CS/EC/EE/MA/ST. Candidate with B.Tech/M.Sc in any engineering discipline or Maths from any Centrally Funded Technological Institutes (CFTI), with CGPA 9 or above can apply without a valid GATE score (For candidates from IITs/NITs/IIITs this is relaxed to CGPA 8 or above).

Part-time PhD program

Part-time PhD program have the same eligibility criteria listed above and in addition, the candidate must be employed with a relevant employer at the time of application and admission.

IIT Hyderabad PhD Artificial Intelligence Admission 2021 Application Process

  • IIT Hyderabad has a centralized online application portal for the PhD admission.
  • Candidates are requested to visit for the application format and the submission link.

Steps to Follow:

Step 1

Registration – The registration page will ask you to provide a valid login id, email address and password. Please note that we will use this email address for further communication with you. Click here to Register.

Step 2

Login into our System – Please Provide the login id and password which you had chosen at the time of Registration with our system. (When ever you login first time our system will ask you for the secret key which you received through the email at the time of registration) Click here to Login.

Step 3

Click on the link ‘Click here to apply’ and Choose the department by clicking on arrow of the corresponding department

Step 4

Fill or update your application details by clicking on the appropriate arrows. Please note that once you fill or update the information in the appropriate form you need to click on either save/submit button so that your data will be stored in our system.

Step 5

Pay the application fee through SBI-Collect.

Step 6

Submit your application by clicking on the ‘Submit Application’ button. Unless You submit the application by pressing the above button your application will not be considered.

Application Fee

For All GEN/OBC candidates

Rs. 300/-

For All SC/ST/PwD candidates

Rs. 150/-

For All Females candidates

Rs. 150/-

Mode of Payment

through online mode

Selection Process

  • For admission to the program, there will be a preliminary shortlisting depending upon the academic background. Candidates who satisfy the shortlisting criteria need to appear for a written test and/or an interview.
  • The shortlisting criteria could be higher than the eligibility criteria. In addition, the department also reserves the right to set any cut off criteria for shortlisting the candidates and not to select anybody if no appropriate candidates are found.


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