Research at IIIT, Kottayam: Apply by June 10
Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIIT), Kottayam; an Institution under MHRD, Govt of India; with Regd Office at Karoor, Valavoor P.O, Pala, Kottayam (Dt), Kerala -686635, has invited applications for admissions for the PhD Programmes commencing in July 2020.
PhD Programmes are offered in Computer Science and Engineering (in the areas of Computer Science and Engineering- Data Mining, Big Data analytics, Social network analysis, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Data Science , Cloud Computing, IoT, High Performance Computing (HPC), Green Computing, Information Retrieval, Graph Algorithms, Parallel Computing, Financial Engineering etc.) and Mathematics (Mathematics- Fractional Partial Differential Equation, Analytical Methods)
Eligibility: Applicant should hold Master’s degree in Computer Engineering / Information Technology / Computer Science/Computer Applications / Mathematics or equivalent areas with a minimum Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of either 6.0 in a 10-point scale or 60% of marks. Those with four-year Bachelor’s degree in Computer Engineering / Information Technology /Computer Science or equivalent in a relevant area from any IIT, NIT, IIIT or Other Institutions of National Importance, with a minimum CGPA of either 7.0 in a 10-point scale or 70% of marks ay also apply. Such students will be awarded both MS and PhD degree on completion of PhD Programme without any exit option during the programme.
Admissions are offered under Scholarship Holder/ Sponsored/Self- Financing/ Part-Time categories.
Scholarship Holders (Full-Time): Those having INSPIRE/ CSIR/UGC/NBHM can apply for full-time Ph.D programme. Such candidate receives assistantship or fellowship from concerned funding agencies.
Sponsored (Full-Time): Those sponsored on a full-time basis by recognized R&D organization, academic institutions, government organization or industry and those coming as QIP candidates fall in this category. The candidate must be a regular employee of the sponsoring organization with at least one year of professional experience in the respective field. The Institute does not provide any assistantship/fellowship to such a student except teaching assistantship to a limited number on case to case/need basis.
Self-Financed (Full-Time) : Those in this category will have to do full-time research. The Institute does not provide any assistantship/fellowship to such a student except teaching assistantship to a limited number, on a case to case/need basis.
Part-Time: A candidate in this category must be a regular employee of the sponsoring organization with at least one year of professional experience in the respective field and who can pursue the PhD Programme at IIIT Kottayam while continuing the duties of his/her service at the parent organisation. The Institute does not provide any assistantship/fellowship to such a candidate.
Those who have appeared/appearing in their qualifying degree examinations and complete all requirements for their degrees before 1 July 2020 can also apply. If selected, they will be admitted provisionally subject to furnishing the results of their qualifying degree examinations latest by 31 August 2020.
Selection will be based on test/interview on dates to be announced later.
Application: Applications can be submitted online at www.iiitkottayam.ac.in/phd/ latest by 10 June 2020.
Application Fee is Rs.1000/- for general/OBC and Rs 500/- for SC/ST/PWD/Female candidates to be paid through State Bank Collect.
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