Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar announces Admission to PhD Programs 2023-24 (Semester II), Apply now


IIT Gandhinagar PhD Admission 2023 – Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Gandhinagar invites applications for admission to Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Program offered in various disciplines for the academic session 2023-24 (Semester II)


IIT Gandhinagar PhD Admission 2023


PhD Programs offered

  • Biological  Science and Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Chemistry
  • Civil Engineering
  • Cognitive Science
  • Computer Science & Engineering
  • Earth Sciences
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Materials Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Mathematics
  • Physics


Important Dates

  • Application deadline: October 03, 2023
  • Announcement of Shortlisted Candidates: October 09, 2023 (tentative)
  • Written test and/or Interviews: November 1-November 10, 2023 (tentative)
  • Result announcement : November 20, 2023 (tentative)


Eligibility Criteria

  • At least 55% marks or 5.5 CPI marks in M.A./M.Sc./B.Tech./M.Tech./BS (IISc, IISER)/BS-MS (IISER) or equivalent degree in appropriate branches. Above mentioned eligibility criteria is minimum at Institute level.
  • For discipline wise minimum eligibility criteria, please click here. The disciplines may use higher cut off levels for short listing besides giving due consideration to the way questions are answered in the application form. Candidates belonging to SC/ST/PD categories would be eligible for relaxations, as per norms, in the selection criteria.


Application Process

  • Eligible candidates can apply online only through the official website &
  • All applications must be submitted online. If you are applying for more than one discipline, please submit a separate application for each discipline.
  • After successful submission of the application form, you will receive an application number and a link to download the application form.
  • Please save the application form. You need to furnish a hardcopy of the application form and self-attested copies of all the relevant documents at the time of the interview. Incomplete applications will be rejected.


Application Fee

  • For General & Others Category : Rs. 300/-
  • For SC/ST/PD Category : Rs. 150/-
  • Mode of Payment : Online through Debit Card / Credit Card / Net Banking


Selection Procedure

  • Admission is generally offered on the basis of an interview, which is supplemented by a written test if necessary. The Institute will invite a limited number of candidates for a written test and/or interview based on the academic records, statement of purpose, etc. The final selection will be mainly based on academic credentials, written test and/or interview.


Financial Support

  • Students joining the PhD program as regulars (RR) may be considered for the Institute Fellowship (subjected to availability of fund) based on the following norms:
  • Candidates with qualifications in any of the points (a-f) mentioned below are eligible for a monthly fellowship of Rs. 31,000/-.
    • Post Graduate Degree in Basic Science with NET/GATE Qualification or Graduate Degree in Professional Courses (B.Tech/B.E.) with NET/GATE Qualification or Postgraduate Degree in Professional Courses (M.Tech/M.E. etc)
    • BTech degree from a CFTI (Centrally Funded Technical Institute) with CPI at least 8.0 (on a scale of 10).
    • MSc/MA from IITs with CPI at least 8.0 (on a scale of 10)
    • BS from IISc with CPI at least 6.4 (on a scale of 8)
    • BS-MS from IISERs with CPI at least 8.0 (on a scale of 10)
    • BS from IISERs with CPI at least 8.0 (on a scale of 10)
  • After successful completion of two years in a regular PhD programme, a PhD candidate may be eligible for a monthly fellowship of Rs. 35,000/-.



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


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