IIT Kharagpur PhD Program Admission 2021 Dates, Eligibility, Application Form

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Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur announces Admission to PhD Program for Session 2021-22 (Autumn Semester)

IIT Kharagpur PhD Admission 2021 – IIT Kharagpur invites applications for admission to the Ph.D Program [Regular, Sponsored, Working Professionals and Individual Fellowship (i.e. CSIR/UGC/DBT/ICMR/INSPIRE etc.)] offered in all departments/ disciplines of Engineering, Technology, Science, Architecture & Regional Planning, Humanities & Social Sciences, Rural Development, Law and Management for the Autumn Semester 2021-22
Read on for more details on IIT Kharagpur PhD Admission 2021 from the page below.

PhD Departments

  • Aerospace Engineering
  • Agricultural and Food Engineering
  • Architecture and Regional Planning
  • Biotechnology
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Chemistry
  • Civil Engineering
  • Computer Science and Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Electronics and Electrical Communication Engineering
  • Geology and Geophysics
  • Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Industrial and Systems Engineering
  • Mathematics
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Metallurgical and Materials Engineering
  • Mining Engineering
  • Ocean Engineering and Naval Architecture
  • Physics

IIT Kharagpur PhD Admission 2021 Important Dates

  • Commencement of online application form submission:- 30th March, 2021
  • Website closure for submission of online application form:- 20th April 2021
  • Test & Interview to be conducted in the respective Departments/Centres/Schools (for shortlisted candidates) :- To be notified later
  • Issue of Offer letters to the Selected Candidates :- To be notified later
  • Date of Admission :- To be notified later

 

Eligibility Criteria for IIT Kharagpur PhD Admission 2021

  • Minimum 60% marks or a CGPA of 6.5 in 10 point scale in the qualifying examination (A and/or B) in Engineering /Science /Commerce /Management/ Law and/or equivalent.
  • Minimum 55% marks or a CGPA of 6.0 in 10 point scale in the qualifying examination (A and/or B) in Humanities/Social Science/MBBS degree and/or equivalent.

Note

  • CGPA will not be converted into percentage marks if the degree awarding Institute provides marks in CGPA system vice versa. Their admission will be based on the CGPA or Percentage of Marks awarded in the transcript.

Minimum qualifying degree required for seeking admission to the Ph.D. program

  • M.Tech (Master of Technology) / MS / ME (Master of Engineering)/ M.Sc.(Engg.,)
  • M. Arch./ MCP (Master of City planning) /MRP (Master of Regional Planning)
  • M. Phil. (2 years programme)
  • MBA / PG Diploma in Management of 2-year duration (after completion of B.Tech/M.Sc/MA/M.Com)
  • LLM (2 years programme) after EITHER at least 5 years of integrated LLB degree after 10+2 examination OR 3 years LLB degree after 10+2+3 examination
  • A degree equivalent to any of the above

Minimum qualifying degree required for seeking admission to the Ph.D. program

  • B.Tech. (Bachelor of Technology)/ BE (Bachelor of Engineering)/ B.Sc (Engg.)
  • B.Arch. (Bachelor of Architecture).
  • M.Sc. (Master of Science) / MA (Master of Arts) / M. Phil. (1 year program).
  • MBA / PG Diploma in Management of 2-year duration (after completion of BA/B.Sc/B.Com).
  • MBBS degree with compulsory one-year internship.
  • 5 years (minimum) of integrated LLB degree after 10+2 examination OR 3 years LLB degree after 10+2+3 examination.
  • A degree equivalent to any of the above.

IIT Kharagpur PhD Admission 2021 Application Process

  • Applicants are required to apply online at the website www.iitkgp.ac.in
  • Application once submitted successfully cannot be altered/resubmitted under any circumstances.
  • Further, no request with respect to making changes in any data/particulars entered by the candidate in the Online Application will be entertained.
  • Therefore, please keep all data/information ready before you start filling up the Application Online.

Application fee

  • For Unreserved/OBC/EWS/Transgender candidates :- Rs.1000/-
  • For SC/ST/PwD/ Women candidates :- Rs.500/-
  • Mode of Payment :- Through online payment gateway only.

 

Selection Process

  • The admission of a candidate to the Ph.D. program is recommended by the Departmental Academic Committee (Post-Graduate and Research), abbreviated as DAC (PG&R), of the Department/Centre concerned on the basis of:
    • Overall Academic Performance
    • Written/Computer Test
    • Interview

 

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