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Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Ropar Admission Notification for  PhD and M.Tech Program 2019

IIT Ropar PhD and MTech Admission 2019 - Indian Institute of Technology, Ropar invites applications are from the interested candidates for admission into M.Tech and PhD program for the academic session 2019 – 20

 

IIT Ropar PhD and MTech Admission 2019 Important dates

Phd Program

  • Start date for PhD applications: 24th March 2019
  • Last date for PhD applications: 16th April 2019
  • Scrutiny & Shortlisting by Dept.: 22nd April 2019
  • Interview letters to shortlisted candidates by dept.: 26th April 2019
  • Written test/ interview: 06th May 2019
  • Admission Letters: 27th May to 12th June 2019
  • Confirmation with partial fee deposit: 10 days from admission letters
  • Registration: 25th July 2019
  • Opening of waitlisted candidates: 29th July 2019

M.Tech Program

  • Start date for M.Tech applications: 27th March 2019
  • Last date for M.Tech applications: 20th April 2019

 

Eligibility Criteria for IIT Ropar PhD and M.Tech Admission 2019

For M.Tech Program
Specialization and minimum eligibility criteria for individual departments are given below:
Chemical Engineering (Chemical Engineering)

  • Candidates with B.Tech/B.E/M Sc with valid score of GATE
  • Civil Engineering (Water Resources and Environment)
  • Candidates with B.Tech/B.E in Civil, Environmental, Water resources, Agricultural Engineering and related areas with valid score of GATE.

Computer Science and Engineering (Computer Science and Engineering)

  • Candidates with B.Tech /B.E/MCA or M.Sc in the appropriate area with the valid GATE score in Computer Science and information Technology (CS), Electronics and communication Engineering (EC), and /or Mathematics (MA)

Artificial Intelligence

  • Candidates with B.Tech /B.E/MCA  in the appropriate area with the valid GATE score in Computer Science and Information Technology(CS),

Electrical Engineering (Communication and Signal Processing, Power Engineering)

  • Candidates with B. Tech./B.E or M. Sc. in the appropriate area
  • B.Tech. from IITs with CGPA more than 8.0 (SC/ST 7.5) are eligible to apply without GATE.

Electrical Engineering (Microelectronics and VLSI Design)

  • Candidates with B.Tech /B.E or M.Sc. in Electronics and Communication Engineering or Computer Science Engineering or equivalent with valid GATE.

Mechanical Engineering (Manufacturing Engineering (MF), Mechanics and Design (MD), Thermal Engineering (TE)

  • Candidates with B.Tech./B.E in Mechanical Engineering or relevant area
  • B.Tech. from IITs with CGPA more than 8.0 (SC/ST 7.5) are eligible to apply without GATE.

Center for Biomedical Engineering (Biomedical Engineering)

  • A bachelor's degree in engineering (BE / BTech), with a minimum of 60 percent marks (6.5 grade points on a scale of 10) and a valid GATE score. Relaxation for SC/ST candidates as per GOI rules, Or
  • A master's degree in science (MSc / MS), or equivalent, with a minimum of 60 percent marks (6.5 grade points on a scale of 10) and a valid GATE score. Relaxation for SC/ST candidates as per GOI rules, Or
  • A bachelor’s degree in medicine/surgery (MBBS), pharmaceutical sciences (BPharm), veterinary science (BVSc), or dental surgery (BDS), with a minimum of 60 percent marks (6.5 grade points on a scale of 10) and a valid GATE score. Relaxation for SC/ST candidates as per GOI rules
  • B.Tech. from IITs with CGPA more than 8.0 (SC/ST 7.5) are eligible to apply without GATE.

 

See: Latest Entrance Exam Notification

 

Selection Process

  • Selection will be based on GATE Performance.

Financial Assistance

  • GATE fellowship at the rate of Rs. 12400/- p.m. (tenable for a maximum period of 24 months) will be awarded to Indian Nationals doing the M.Tech. Programmes, subject to Institute rules. They are required to assist the department for 8 hours of work per week related to academic activities of the department such as laboratory demonstration, tutorials, evaluation of assignments, test papers, seminars, research projects etc.

Reservation of Seats

  •  Seats are reserved for Indian National under the categories, SC/ST/OBC (Non- creamy layer)/EwS (Economically Weaker Section and PwD (persons with Disability) according to the Government of India rules. In all matters relating to admission to M Tech programme, the decision of the M Tech Admission Committee is final. Last Date for applying online is 20-04-2019.

 

For PhD Program

PhD in Engineering

  • PhD is available in as Regular PhD, Direct PhD, and External PhD. Following is the eligibility for the same

For Civil Engineering:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering followed by a Master’s degree in an appropriate area with consistently good academic background.

Computer Science and Engineering:

  • M.Tech./M.E/M.S. (or an equivalent qualification) in computer science and engineering (or equivalent degree) with 60% marks (or 6.5 grade point out of 10) (55% marks for SC/ST).
  • OR
  • Exceptional candidates with B. Tech/B.E degree in computer science and engineering or related area with valid GATE score.
  • Candidate with a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science and engineering or related field from any IIT with minimum 8.00 CGPA/CPI out of 10.0 are exempted from requirement of GATE qualification.
  • ** Candidates who are currently studying in final year of their B.Tech/BE program should apply under Direct PhD program.

Electrical Engineering:

  • M.Tech/M.E./M.S. in Electrical/ Electronics/ Communications/ Computer Science/ Instrumentation / Control Engineering or equivalent or Microelectronics/Solid-state Technology/MEMS/Nanoscience/Nanotechnology/Material Science/Engineering Physics or equivalent, relevant to the area of research with minimum 60% of marks (OR  6.5 grade point out of 10) (55% marks OR 6.0 grade point for SC/ST).OR
  • Candidates having B.Tech/B.E qualification in Electrical/Electronics/Communications/ Computer Science/ Instrumentation / Control Engineering or equivalent or Microelectronics/Solid-state Technology/MEMS/Nano Science/Nano Technology/Material Science/Engineering Physics or equivalent, and having a CGPA/CPI score of 8.00 (out of 10.0) and above with valid GATE score can apply for admission to PhD programme. OR
  • A candidate with a Bachelor's degree from any IIT and having a CGPA/CPI score of 8.00 (out of 10.0) and above can apply for admission to PhD programme. Such candidates are exempted from requirement of GATE qualification.

Chemical Engineering:

  • Master's degree in Engineering/Technology or a Master's degree by Research in Engineering/Technology. Candidates must have obtained at least 60% marks (or 6.5 Grade Point out of 10) (55% marks for SC/ST) in their Master's. OR
  • Master's degree in Sciences with a valid score in GATE/UGC/CSIR/NET/NBHM or equivalent qualification. Candidates must have obtained at least 60% marks (or 6.5 Grade Point out of 10) (55% marks for SC/ST) in their Master's. OR
  • Exceptional candidates having B.Tech/B.E qualification with valid GATE score can apply for direct admission to PhD programme. OR
  • A candidate with a Bachelor's degree from any IIT and having a CGPA/CPI score of 8.00 (out of 10.0) and above are exempted from requirement of GATE qualification to apply.

Mechanical Engineering:

  • Master's degree in Engineering/Technology or a Master's degree by Research in Engineering/Technology. Candidates must have obtained at least 60% marks or 6.5 CGPA out of 10 in their Master's. OR
  • Master's degree in Sciences with a valid score in GATE/UGC/ CSIR/NET/NBHM or equivalent qualification. Candidates must have obtained at least 65% marks or 7 CGPA out of 10 in their Master's. OR
  • Exceptional candidates having B.Tech/B.E degree with at least 65% marks or 7 CGPA out of 10 and valid GATE score can apply for PhD programme. The candidate who are in final year (seventh semester) of their B.Tech/BE program should apply under Direct PhD program. OR
  • A candidate with a Bachelor's degree from any IIT and having a CGPA score of 8.00 out of 10 and above are exempted from requirement of GATE to apply.
  • The relaxation in eligibility and reservation for SC/ST/OBC/PwD will be as per the rules of Govt. of India

Metallurgical and Materials Engineering

  • Master's degree in relevant Engineering/Technology or a Master's degree by Research in relevant Engineering/Technology. Candidates must have obtained at least 60% marks (or 6.5 Grade Point out of 10) (55% marks for SC/ST) in their Master's. OR
  • Exceptional candidates having relevant B.Tech./B.E. qualification with valid GATE score can apply for direct admission to PhD programme. A candidate with a Bachelor's degree from any IIT and having a CGPA/CPI score of 8.00 (out of 10.0) and above are exempted from requirement of GATE qualification to apply.

PhD in Sciences
Chemistry:

  • Masters or equivalent degree in Chemistry/Biochemistry/ Materials Science and Technology/Pharmaceutical Sciences/Biotechnology/Physics or relevant areas with First Class (6.5 grades point out of 10) or 60% marks (55% marks for SC/ST).
  • Candidates meeting this requirement must also fulfill one of the following additional requirements with valid
  • GATE Qualification
  • UGC/CSIR-NET or Equivalent qualification.
  • DST-INSPIRE or other national fellowship
  • Candidates with M. Tech or equivalent with First Class (6.5 grades point out of 10) or 60% marks is exempted from requirement of GATE qualification

Mathematics

  • Master’s Degree in Mathematics/Statistics/Theoretical Computer Science or equivalent Master’s Degree with First Class (60% marks or 6.5 grades point out of 10 ),  55% marks or 6.0 grades point out of 10 for SC/ST.
  • Candidates meeting this requirement must also fulfill one of the following additional requirements with valid:
  • GATE Qualification
  • UGC-NET-JRF/CSIR-NET-JRF qualified or NBHM or equivalent qualification.

Physics

  • Master's or equivalent degree in Physics or relevant subject / B. Tech. in Engineering Physics with First Class (6.5 grades point out of 10) or 60% marks (55% marks for SC/ST) or M.Tech in relevant areas
  • Candidates meeting above requirement must also fulfill one of the following qualification with valid certificate:
  • GATE
  • UGC/CSIR-NET (JRF)
  • DST-INSPIRE Fellowship

 

See: Entrance Exam Dates

 

PhD in Humanities and Social Sciences:

  • English Literature: Film and Literature, Genre Studies, Popular Culture, Postmodern Literature, War Literature ;  Philosophy and Literature; Cultural Studies; Literary &  Critical theory; American Literature, Travel Literature.
  • Management: Consumer Behavior, Consumer Psychology.
  • Psychology: Psychology (no specialization)
  • Economics: Open economy macroeconomics; Banking & Finance; Industrial Economics; Environmental Economics [Eligibility: MA or M.Sc in Economics with UGC NET/JRF in        economics only]
  • Philosophy: Philosophy of Mind, Metaphysics of Self, Philosophy of Science
  • Sociology: Sociology of Rural Development; Innovation Studies
  • Linguistics: Phonology, Optimality Theory, Psycholinguistics, Neurolinguistics, Language Comprehension, Experimental Linguistics

Eligibility

  • Master's or equivalent degree in Economics, English Literature, Management, Philosophy, Psychology, Sociology and Linguistics with 55% (or 6.0 grade point out of 10).OR
  • Bachelor’s or equivalent degree in Engineering from any of the IITs/NITs or any other ‘Institute of National Importance’ with minimum of 55% (or 6 grade points out of 10)
  • Candidates meeting one of these requirements must also fulfill one of the following additional requirements:
  • UGC/CSIR- NET or GATE or equivalent qualification
  • DST-INSPIRE Fellowship OR
  • Candidates with Bachelor’s in Engineering/Technology from any of the IITs and having CGPA/CPI Score of 8 (out of 10) are exempted from GATE requirement.

PhD in Biomedical Engineering:

  • A master's degree in engineering (ME / MTech) or medicine (MD) or pharmaceutical sciences (MPharm) or veterinary science (MVSc) or dental surgery (MDS), with a minimum of 60 percent marks (6.5 grade points on a scale of 10). Relaxation for SC/ST candidates as per GOI rules Or
  • A master's degree in sciences (MSc / MS) or equivalent, with a minimum of 60 percent marks (6.5 grade points on a scale of 10). A valid GATE score or qualified in UGC/CSIR/NET/INSPIRE fellowship, or equivalent. Relaxation for SC/ST candidates as per GOI rules or
  • A bachelor's degree in engineering (BE /BTech) or pharmacy (BPharm), with a minimum of 65 percent marks (7.0 grade points on a scale of 10) and a valid GATE score. A bachelor's degree from an IIT with a minimum of 8 grade points on a scale of 10 points without GATE. Relaxation for SC/ST candidates as per GOI rules Or
  • A MBBS, BVSc, or BDS, with a minimum of 65 percent marks (7.0 grade points on a scale of 10). Relaxation for SC/ST candidates as per GOI rules.

PhD External

  • A research scholar under the External Registration Programme will carry out major part or all of his/her research work in the industry/research laboratories employing the scholar.
  • Research scholars under the External Registration Programme (ERP) should be sponsored by and employed in industries/research laboratories having R & D facilities and recognized by DST or IIT Ropar.

Minimum Eligibility Requirements
In addition to possessing the academic qualifications mentioned in the respective departments / centers under regular PhD program, an applicant should fulfil the following requirements also:
GATE or equivalent qualification

  • GATE or Equivalent Qualification is not required for admission.

Professional Experience

  • Should have completed full time employment of 2 years of service as on the deadline of application.

Organization/Institution

  • Organization/Institution must have at least 5 years of its existence for sponsoring candidates to ERP programme. Only persons engaged in R & D work in Technical / Scientific Institutions/ Industries or R & D Establishments are eligible. The organization should have adequate facilities for carrying out research. All CFTIs/GFTIs will be considered irrespective of their years of existence.

Sponsorship/NOC

  • Unconditional sponsorship or NOC by the employer is essential and a must at the time of joining. IIT Ropar will not have any financial liability for the candidate throughout the tenure of PhD

PhD Direct:

  • Students under this category get an opportunity to earn a doctorate in Engineering / Sciences / Humanities just after the Bachelor’s degree. Students pursuing in 7th semester of their B.Tech can apply, however they can join in July 2019.
  • Admission to this programme is open to the Departments/Centers as furnished in the Institute website / Advertisement. Registration under this programme is generally open in the following Departments/Centers.
  • PhD in Engineering: CH, CSE, EE, ME, CBME, MME
  • PhD in Science: Mathematics (Only CFTIs), Chemistry, Physics
  • PhD in Humanities and Social Sciences: HSS

Minimum Eligibility Requirements:

  • For Students of Centrally Funded Technical Institutes (CFTIs)
  • Research Area will be same as Regular PhD Program
  • Studying in final year of B.Tech/BE
  • No GATE or other equivalent national exam qualification required
  • CGPA of at least 8.0 out of 10.0

For Students of Non-CFTIs:

  • Research Area will be same as Regular PhD Program
  • Studying in final year B.Tech/BE
  • GATE or other equivalent national exam qualification required at the time of joining
  • CGPA of at least 8.0 out of 10.0

Programme Details

  • Regular PhD programme guidelines will be followed

 

See: Upcoming Entrance Exams

 

IIT Ropar PhD and MTech Admission 2019 Application Process

  • Please read all the instructions before filling up the application form.
  • Online application form is available on the institute website http://www.iitrpr.ac.in/admissions
  • You are required to submit the application ONLINE. 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 your record.
  • The application fee is as follows:
  • GN / EWS /OBC Male candidates            Rs. 200/-
  • GN / EWS /OBC Female candidates        Rs. 100/-
  • SC/ST/PwD candidates                           Rs. 100/-
  • APPLICATION FEE IS NON REFUNDABLE
  • You can submit separate application to departments of your choice by paying separate application fee.
  • The OBC (Non-Creamy Layer) Certificate issued after 01.10.2018 (financial year for 2018-19) in the prescribed must be uploaded in the ONLINE application and submitted at the time of admission.
  • You should check the admission website for important announcements.

 

See: Engineering Entrance Exams

 

NOTE: Candidates called for written test/interview should bring with them original and photo copies of relevant certificates.

 

Indian Institute of Technology (Ropar)

Website www. iitrpr.ac.in

 

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