The Institute offers Ph.D. Programmes in the disciplines of Computer Science and Engineering, Electrical, Electronics and Communication Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Mathematics. Details of Research Areas for admission during Jan 2017.
Minimum Educational Qualifications for admission to Ph.D Regular (full time)
a) Candidates with a Master’s degree in Engineering/Technology (ME/MTech/M Des) or a Master of Science (MS) degree by Research in Engineering/Technology with a good academic record. (Also refer to sec 5.1)
b) Candidates with Master’s degree in Sciences with a good academic record and of exceptional merit where eligible, for the relevant Engineering discipline and with a valid GATE score or UGC/CSIR NET/NBHM or equivalent qualification in the relevant area tenable for the year of registration.
c) Candidates who have qualified for the award of Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/Technology with exceptionally good academic record in an eligible discipline will be considered for direct admission to Ph.D. Programme as a regular full time scholar subject to the following conditions:
• A B.Tech degree holder from IIT/IIIT with a minimum CGPA of 8.0 on a 10 point scale and with a valid GATE score
• A Bachelor’s degree holder in Engineering/Technology from any other University should be among the top 10 rank holders in the University and having a valid GATE score
• A Bachelor’s degree holder in Engineering/Technology from a reputed R & D organization with excellent research record
Eligible Degrees for admission to Ph.D. Programme
Computer Engineering : Master's degree in Engineering/Technology. Preference will be given to those with M.Tech/M.E/M.S degree in Computer Science & Engineering. (MCA / M.Sc / M.Phil are not eligible)
Electronics Engineering : Master's degree in Electrical Engineering (Electrical and Electronics Engineering)/ Electronics Engineering (Electronics and Communication Engineering) / Instrumentation Engineering or Master's degree in Physics followed by a Master's degree in Engineering in an area of relevance to the area of research
Mechanical Engineering : Master's degree in Mechanical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, Automobile Engineering, Energy Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Instrumentation, Maintenance Management, Metallurgical Engineering, Production/ Manufacturing Engineering/ Mechatronics/ CAD/CAM/ CIM and in related areas depending on the research topics
Mathematics : Master's Degree in Mathematics/ Statistics/ Physics/ Computer Science with GATE/UGC/CSIR/NBHM or M.Tech (Industrial Mathematics & Scientific Computing) or any M.Tech degree with Master's degree in Mathematics/Physics/Statistics/ Computer Science
Admission with Financial Assistance (HTRA) : The scholars admitted to the Ph.D. programmes under the regular-HTRA scheme (Full time) are eligible for the Half-time Teaching/Research Assistantship (HTRA) under the following regulations: (a) The scholars should work for at least 8 hours per week to earn this assistantship. (b) Renewal of assistantship every semester will be contingent on enrolment, satisfactory progress in research work and good performance during the preceding semester in the discharge of responsibility as teaching / research assistant. (c) Quantum of financial assistance is as under:
1st & 2nd Year : Rs.25,000/-
3rd to 5th year : Rs.28000*/- (*Upon successful assessment by the review committee after period of two years)
Admission without Assistantship (NHTRA): The candidates may also be considered for admission to the Ph.D programme without assistantship (NHTRA) under Regular (Full time) / External / Internal (Project / Staff) categories.
GN/OBC-NC Male candidates : Rs.250/-
GN/OBC-NC Female candidates/SC/ST and PwD candidates : Rs.125/-
Selection Procedure : Eligible candidates possessing the minimum educational qualifications and satisfying additional and stiffer criteria set by the institute from time to time will be called for test/ interview.