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IIT Bombay PhD Admission 2021, Dates, Eligibility, Application Form

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Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bombay PhD Program 2021 (Spring Semester)

IIT Bombay PhD Admission 2021 – Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bombay invites applications for admission to the PhD Programs for the Spring Semester of the academic year 2020, starting from January, 2021.

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PhD Dept. / Facilities

Dept. of Aerospace Engineering

Design (ID)[Industrial Design Centre (IDC)]

Dept. of Biosciences and Bioengineering

Interdisciplinary Group in Climate Studies

Dept. of Chemical Engineering

Earth Sciences (ES)[Dept. of Earth Sciences

Dept. of Chemistry

Interdisciplinary Programme in Educational Technology

Dept. of Civil Engineering

Centre of Studies in Resources Engineering (CSRE)

Dept. of Computer Science & Engineering

Interdisciplinary Group in Industrial Engineering & Operations Research

Dept. of Energy Science & Engineering

Centre for Policy Studies

Dept. of Electrical Engineering

Interdisciplinary Group in Systems & Control Engineering

Dept. of Humanities and Social Sciences

Centre for Technology Alternatives for Rural Areas(CTARA)

Dept. of Mathematics

Centre for Urban Science & Engineering (C­USE)

Dept. of Mechanical Engineering


Dept. of Metallurgical Eng & Materials Science


Dept. of Physics


IIT Bombay PhD Admission 2021 Important Dates



Available of Online Application Forms Mode

14th September 2020

Last date for submission of completed application forms

15th October 2020

Eligibility Criteria for IIT Bombay PhD Admission 2021

Qualifying Degree

  • Master’s or equivalent degree in Engineering/Technology
  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/Technology
  • Master’s or equivalent degree in science
  • Master’s or equivalent degree in Arts/Commerce (or allied subjects)
  • Such candidates must also full One of the following additional requirements:
  • Valid GATE/CEED/ score
  • Selected through National Eligibility Test – UGC NET including lectureship(Assistant Professorship)
  • Selected through a National level examination conducted by MHRD or its agencies / Institutions such as UGC/IIT/IISc./IISER/IIIT etc.
  • Minimum of TWO years of professional experience (acquired after obtaining the qualifying degree and completed before the starting of the semester in which admission is sought)

Admission for IIT B.Tech. Degree Holders:

  • B.Tech / B.S. degree / BE (or equivalent) holders having a CGPA/CPI score of 8.00 (on 0­10 scale) and above from an Indian Institute of Technology or any of the CFTIs is exempted from the requirement of a valid GATE score for the consideration of General Eligibility Requirement for admission.
  • In addition to general eligibility criterion, the applicants must also satisfy the eligibility criteria specified for the respective Departments / Centres / Schools / Interdisciplinary Groups.

IIT Bombay PhD Admission 2021 Application Process

  • Candidates are required to apply online through the website http://www.iitb.ac.in
  • No Downloadable Forms will be available. After filling the form, you are advised to take a print of your application and keep the same for the record.
  • Please read the instructions given in the brochure carefully before filling up the application form

Application Fee

For Women candidates

Rs. 150/­

For SC/ST/PwD category

Rs. 150/­

For All other candidates

Rs. 300/­

Mode of Payment

Through SBI Internet Banking/ Online Payment System

Admission Procedure

  • Admission is offered on the basis of an interview held usually a month before the commencement of the semester for which admission is sought.
  • The interview may be supplemented by a written test, if necessary. Merely satisfying the general eligibility criterion as well as criterion set for each admission category is no guarantee for being called for test/interview.
  • Candidates called for the written Test/Interview under Teaching Assistantship (TA) category, only candidates belonging to SC/ST and PwD categories will be paid single second class return railway fare by the shortest route (as per rules) from their place of residence to the Institute.


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


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