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Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bombay PhD Admission 2020, Eligibility, Selection, Fees

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IIT Bombay PhD Admission 2020 – Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bombay invites applications for admission to the PhD Programs for the Autumn Semester of the academic year 2020-21. Candidates are required to submit the application Online. 
PhD Department/ Facilities

Department of Aerospace Engineering Design (ID)[Industrial Design Centre (IDC)]
Department of Biosciences and Bioengineering Interdisciplinary Group in Climate Studies
Department of Chemical Engineering Earth Sciences (ES)[Department of Earth Sciences
Department of Chemistry Interdisciplinary Programme in  Educational Technology
Department of Civil Engineering Centre of  Studies in Resources Engineering (CSRE)
Department of Computer Science and Engineering Interdisciplinary Group in Industrial Engineering &  Operations Research
Department of Energy Science & Engineering Centre for Policy Studies
Department of Electrical Engineering Interdisciplinary Group in Systems & Control Engineering
Department of Humanities and Social Sciences Centre for Technology Alternatives for Rural Areas(CTARA)
Department of Mathematics Centre for Urban Science & Engineering (C­USE)
Department of Mechanical Engineering  
Department of Metallurgical Engineering and Materials Science  
Department of Physics  


Important Dates for IIT Bombay PhD Admission 2020

Advertisement (in all leading Newspapers and on website) 15th March   2020
Available of  online application forms mode 23rd March 2020
Last date for submission of completed application forms 22nd April 2020
Last date for Departments to send the list of candidates to be called for Written Test/Interview  April 2020
Date of Entrance Test and/or Interview (for all categories) 14th  to 28th May 2020
Orientation and Registration Programme   21st to 23rd July 2020
Instruction begins  27th July  2020


Eligibility Criteria for IIT Bombay PhD Admission 2020

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 2020 Application Process

  • Candidates are required to apply online through the website http://www.iitb.ac.in/newacadhome/phd.jsp
  • 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 candidates 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 fareby the shortest route (as per rules) from their place of residence to the Institute.


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



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