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IITI/Acad/PhD Admissions/2016  

                                Applications are invited from highly motivated and research-oriented students for the admission to PhD Program in the following areas of specializations of different disciplines as per the below-mentioned categories of admission and time schedule. Candidates are advised to visit the profiles of the faculty members at http://www.iiti.ac.in/People/faculty.html, discipline web pages, and the advertisement uploaded by each discipline, before applying for the PhD Program.

Admissions are offered under the following categories:
FA (Fellowship Awardee): Fellowship Awardees from the agencies such as CSIR, UGC, NBHM, etc. OR JRF/SRF project staff working in a Sponsored
Research Project under a faculty member PI of the project) of IIT Indore. The scholarship will as per the rules/guidelines of the concerned funding agency.
TA (Teaching Assistantship): Teaching Assistantship with scholarship as per MHRD guidelines.
SW (Sponsored WITHOUT Institute scholarship): Sponsored from a reputed Industrial or Research organization. (Full time)
IS: Institute staff (part time) WITHOUT any scholarship from the Institute.
EC:External Category Candidates from the central services and central government employees.
DF: Serving personnel in the defense forces WITHOUT any scholarship from the Institute.

Applicants should apply through the online portal http://academic.iiti.ac.in:8080/nregistration.jsp . For more information, please refer to discipline specific advertisement and deadlines (online submission) mentioned below. Applications received (through the online portal) after the discipline specific deadline will be considered for the next round of PhD selection process.

(A) School of Engineering
  • Computer Science and
    Engineering (CSE)
  • Electrical Engineering (EE)
  • Mechanical Engineering (ME)
  • Qualifying Degree and Examination
    1. Minimum first class* Master degree in the relevant discipline of the Engineering/Technology, OR
    2. Minimum first class* Bachelor degree in the relevant Engineering/ Technology discipline from a
    reputed Institute with a valid GATE score,
    OR
    3. BTech degree from an Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) with a minimum CPI of 8.0 OR
    4. Minimum first Class* Master degree in the relevant discipline of Science with valid GATE qualification
    OR UGC/CSIR-JRF qualification OR equivalent fellowship.
    Prospective candidates are strongly encouraged to visit the discipline web pages and the advertisement provided below by each discipline.
    Computer Science and Engineering Advertisement from CSE Last date for online application: October 13, 2016
    Electrical Engineering Advertisement will be uploaded soon.  
    Mechanical Engineering Advertisement will be uploaded soon.  

    (B) School of Humanities and Social Sciences (HSS)
  • English
  • Economics
  • Psychology
  • Philosophy
  • Sociology
  • Qualifying Degree and Examination
    1. Minimum first Class* Master degree in concerned discipline of HSS with UGC-JRF
    qualification or UGC-NET qualification or Equivalent Fellowship, OR
    2. Minimum first Class* in the course work component (if any) of the M.Phil. degree in the concerned
    discipline of HSS, OR
    3. BTech from an Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) with a minimum CPI of 8.0. OR
    4. Minimum first Class* Master degree in Science/Engineering/Social Sciences/International
    Business with UGC-JRF qualification or UGC-NET or CSIR-NET or Equivalent Fellowship.
    Prospective candidates are strongly encouraged to visit the discipline web pages and the advertisement provided below by each discipline.
    Humanities and Social Sciences (HSS) Advertisement from HSS  

    (C) School of Basic Sciences
  • Chemistry
  • Physics
  • Mathematics
  • Qualifying Degree and Examination
    1. Minimum first class* Master degree in the relevant science discipline with valid UGC/CSIR-JRF/NET-LS/GATE or
    Equivalent Fellowship, OR
    2. Minimum first class* M. Tech/M. Phil degree in relevant discipline, OR
    3. Minimum first class* Bachelor degree in the relevant Engineering/ Technology discipline with
    a valid GATE score OR
    4. B.Tech from an Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) with a minimum CPI of 8.0.
    Prospective candidates are strongly encouraged to visit the discipline web pages and the advertisement provided below by each discipline.
    Chemistry Advertisement from Chemistry  
    Physics Advertisement from Physics  
    Mathematics Advertisement from Mathematics Last date for online application: October 20, 2016

    (D) Inter-Disciplinary Research Group on Biosciences and Biomedical Engineering (BSBE)
    Qualifying Degree and Examination
    1. Minimum first class* Master's degree in Computer Science and Engineering / Electrical / Electronics / Mechanical / Biomedical / Chemical / Biotechnology / Signal Processing / Aerospace OR
    2. Minimum first class* bachelor's degree in Computer Science and Engineering / Electrical / Electronics / Mechanical / Biomedical / Chemical / Biotechnology / Signal Processing / Aerospace Engineering with a valid GATE qualification or UGC/CSIR-JRF or equivalent fellowship OR
    3. B. Tech. degree from an Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) with a minimum CPI of 8.0 OR
    4. Minimum first class* master's degree in Chemistry, Biochemistry, Microbiology, Biomedical Science, Applied Mathematics, Mathematics,
    Physics, System Biology, Bioinformatics, Computer Science, Life Sciences, Biotechnology, Biophysics with a valid GATE qualification or
    UGC/CSIR-JRF qualification or equivalent fellowship.
    Prospective candidates are strongly encouraged to visit the discipline web pages and the advertisement provided below by each discipline.
    Biosciences and Biomedical Engineering
    (BSBE)

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    (E) Metallurgy Engineering and Materials Science (MEMS)
    Qualifying Degree and Examination
    1. Minimum first class* Master degree in a discipline of Engineering/Technology relevant to Materials Science and Engineering, OR
    2. Minimum first class* Bachelor degree in a discipline Engineering/Technology relevant to Materials Science and Engineering from a reputed
    Institute with a valid GATE score, OR
    3. BTech degree from an Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) with a minimum CPI of 8.0 OR
    4. Minimum first Class* Master degree in a discipline of science relevant to Material Science and Engineering with valid GATE qualification
    OR UGC/CSIR- JRF qualification OR equivalent fellowship
    Prospective candidates are strongly encouraged to visit the discipline web pages and the advertisement provided below by each discipline.
    Metallurgy Engineering and Materials Science (MEMS) Advertisement from MEMS  

    (F) Inter-Disciplinary Research Group on Astronomy
    Qualifying Degree and Examination
    1. Minimum first class* Master degree in the relevant science discipline with valid UGC/CSIR-JRF or equivalent fellowship or GATE qualification, OR
    2. Minimum first class* Master degree in the relevant discipline of Engineering/Technology, OR
    3. Minimum first class* Bachelor degree in the relevant Engineering/ Technology discipline with a valid GATE score OR
    4. BTech from an Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) with a minimum CPI of 8.0.
    Prospective candidates are strongly encouraged to visit the discipline web pages and the advertisement provided below by each discipline.
    Astronomy Advertisement from Astronomy  

    (G) Visvesvaraya PhD Scheme for Electronics and IT (applicable to Disciplines of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and Engineering)
  • Electrical Engineering /
    Computer Science
    and Engineering
  • Qualifying Degree and Examination
    1. Minimum first class* Master degree in the relevant discipline of the Engineering/Technology, OR
    2. Minimum first class* Bachelor degree in the relevant Engineering/ Technology discipline from a
    reputed Institute with a valid GATE score,
    OR
    3. BTech degree from an Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) with a minimum CPI of 8.0 OR
    4. Minimum first Class* Master degree in the relevant discipline of Science with valid GATE qualification
    OR UGC/CSIR-JRF qualification OR equivalent fellowship.
    NOTE: For Industry personnel or Government sponsored candidates with an experience of at least
    FOUR years, the above mentioned criteria may be relaxed.
    Prospective candidates are strongly encouraged to visit the discipline web pages and the advertisement provided below by each discipline.
    Electrical Engineering /
    Computer Science and Engineering
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    PhD Scheme
     

    * The first class is defined as
    (i) 60 % marks for GEN/OBC (55% for SC/ST) category in aggregate, OR
    (ii) CPI/CGPA of 6.0 for GEN/OBC (5.5 for SC/ST) category on the scale of 10; with corresponding proportional requirements when the scales are
    other than on 10 (for example 4.8 for GEN/OBC category (4.4 for SC/ST) on a scale of 8) , OR
    (iii) A first class as specified by the University/Institute awarding the degree.

    Application Fee: 100/- Indian Rupees to be paid through State Bank Collect. Click here for Payment   /  Rs. 100/- to be paid through a Demand Draft (DD) drawn in favour of "Registrar, IIT Indore" and payable at Indore.

    Application Procedure:
  • Candidates must apply ONLINE through our website (http://academic.iiti.ac.in:8080/nregistration.jsp). This will generate a unique application number for each applicant.
  • After Submitting the application online, the eligible candidate has to bring the signed hard-copy of the application along with
    State Bank Collect receipt, recent photograph, Self- attested relevant Certificates, (for SW candidates: No Objection Certificate, Experience Certificate, last 3 months salary slip and Employer's PAN card)
    at the time of Written Test / Interview.
  • In case a candidate wishes to apply in more than one discipline then separate application must be filled for each discipline.


  • Name of the Discipline Name of the DPGC Convener Office Address
    Computer Sciences and Engineering
    Electrical Engineering
    Mechanical Engineering
    Biosciences and Biomedical Engineering
    Astronomy
    Chemistry
    Physics
    Mathematics
    Humanities and Social Sciences
    Materials Science and Engineering
    Dr. Surya Prakash
    Dr. M. Anbarasu
    Dr. Ritunesh Kumar
    Dr. Amit Kumar
    Dr. Abhirup Datta
    Dr. A K Das
    Dr. Krushna R Mavani
    Dr. Swadesh Kumar Sahoo
    Dr. Nirmala Menon
    Dr. Shaikh M Mobin

    Indian Institute of Technology Indore
    Khandwa Road Simrol, Indore,
    Pin Code 453552
    Madhya Pradesh, India




    For any queries please contact:

    Ph.D. Admission Cell, IIT Indore
    Indian Institute of Technology Indore
    Simrol Campus, School Bhilding,
    Khandwa Road , P.O. Simrol,
    Indore-453552, Madhya Pradesh, India
    Email: phdadmission@iiti.ac.in