Ph.D. admission at IIT Dharward
Dharwad: The Indian Institute of Technology at Dharwad in Karnataka has invited online Applications for admission to the Ph.D. Programme starting in the Spring Semester (January session) of the academic year 2017-18.
Admissions are offered in the departments of Biosciences and Bioengineering, Chemistry, Computer Science and Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Humanities and Social Sciences, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering and Physics.
General eligibility criterion for admission across all the departments will be as follows:
Engineering: M. Tech. or equivalent degree with 60% marks (55% for SC/ST candidates) OR CPI/CGPA: 6.0 (5.5 for SC/ST candidates) on the scale of 10. Qualifying score (not necessarily valid) in one of the national level examinations (GATE, NET etc.) is desirable.
Basic Sciences: M. Phil./M.Tech/equivalent or B. Tech./B. E./ M. Sc. or equivalent with 60% marks (55% for SC/ST candidates) or CPI/CGPA: 6.0 (5.5 for SC/ST candidates) on the scale of 10. If a candidate does not have M. Phil/M.Tech or equivalent degree, he/she must have a valid GATE score or Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) of CSIR/UGC/NBHM/ DBT/ICAR/ICMR/ ICPR/PMRF or DST INSPIRE Fellowship.
Humanities and Social Sciences: M. Phil or equivalent or M. A. or equivalent with 55% marks (50% for SC/ST candidates) or CPI/CGPA: 5.5 (5.0 for SC/ST candidates) on the scale of 10. If a candidate does not have M. Phil. or equivalent degree, the candidate must have Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) of UGC/PMRF or other equivalent fellowship UGC-NET Lectureship (LS).
In addition to the general eligibility criterion, applicant must satisfy the eligibility criteria specified, if any, in the respective departments. Based on number of applications, each department may specify higher cut-offs for shortlisting. Further, the eligibility criteria for financial support for specific category have to be satisfied by applicant. Those in the final year of their qualifying degree programme may also apply. However, these candidates may be admitted provided they graduate before the beginning of the Ph.D. programme.
The details of the proposed research areas in each department, are given in the Ph D Brochure at http://www.iitdh.ac.in/academics/PhD_Brochure_2017.pdf
Application: Applications can be submitted at the appropriate link at http://www.iitdh.ac.in/academics/phd.php.
The application fee for women candidates and SC/ST/PwD category candidates is Rs.100. For all others, it will be Rs.200. The fee is to be paid by NEFT/RTGS Online Payment System. The transaction details like UTR/ITR/Transaction Number with date are to be provided in the Online Application Form.
The last date for receiving the online Ph.D. applications for the Spring Semester (2017-18) is 3rd December, 2017 (Sunday).
Admission is offered on the basis of an interview. The interview may be supplemented by a written and/or online test, if necessary.
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