National Institute of Technology (NIT) Sikkim announces Admission to Phd Program 2023, Apply now


NIT Sikkim PhD Admission 2023 – National Institute of Technology (NIT) Sikkim invites online applications for admission to PhDprogram offered in various disciplines for academic session 2023-24 (Odd Semester)


 NIT Sikkim PhD Admission 2023


PhD Program Offered

  • The Institute offers PhD programmes in the following Departments/Disciplines:


  • Computer Science and Engineering
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Electronics and Communication Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering

Basic Sciences and Humanities:

  • Chemistry
  • Mathematics
  • Physics
  • Humanities and Social Sciences (English)
  • Interdisciplinary: Combination of more than one department


Programme Categories

  • Each of the above-mentioned departments offers Full-time and Part-time PhD Programmes under the following categories –

Full-time research fellows

  • Institute Research Fellow
  • Research Scholars with External Assistantship
  • Self-financed Candidate

Part-time research scholars

  • Research Fellow registered under collaborative research programme between NIT Sikkim and other Universities / Institutes / R&D organisations in India or abroad.


Important Date

  • Last date of online application: 10th May 2023


Eligibility Criteria

PhD in Engineering Discipline

  • BE/B.Tech and ME/M.Tech in the relevant branch of Engineering/Technology with minimum 60% marks or 6.5 CGPA.
  • Bachelor degree (BE/B.Tech) in the relevant discipline of Engineering/ Technology from IITs / NITs / IIITs / other CFTIs with minimum 85% marks or 9.0 CGPA.

PhD in Basic Science and HSS(English) Discipline

  • Master degree in relevant discipline of Science/English with minimum 60% marks or 6.5 CGPA.


  • For SC/ST/PwD candidates, a relaxation of 5% marks or 0.5 CGPA will be considered, i.e., minimum of 55% marks or 6.0 on the 10 point scale.


Application Process

  • Application form is available on NIT Sikkim website
  • Application fee has to be deposited online only.
  • Applicants have to pay through the Online Payment Gateway.
  • The applicant has to take a receipt of the online payment and note the transaction id.
  • Candidates applying for more than one programme in different departments have to apply on separate application forms, with application fee for each programme.
  • Incomplete applications or applications not in specified format or applications not received in time will not be considered.


Application Fee

  • The application fee is ₹300/- (₹100/- for SC/ST)
  • To apply for more than one Department, separate applications for each Department with application fee of Rs.300/- (Rs.100/- for SC/ST/PwD) has to be paid. 
  • Application fee has to be deposited online only. Applicants have to pay through the Online Payment Gateway. 


Selection Process

  • The final selection process to PhD programme to any Departments at NIT Sikkim will be through written test and/or interview.
  • Selection procedure will be notified to the shortlisted candidates by email.
  • Moreover, the names of shortlisted candidates will be displayed on the Institute website along with the detail schedule and venue of examination and/or interview.

For more details and to apply visit the official website


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