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Admission: PhD Programme January 2020 at IIIT Guwahati: Apply by Jan 5

Applications are invited for admission to the Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) programme beginning in January 2020 at IIIT Guwahati. The disciplines in which these programmes will be offered are: Computer Science & Engineering (CSE), Electronics & Communication Engineering (ECE), Humanities and Social Sciences (HSS) and Mathematics.

About IIIT Guwahati

Indian Institute of Information Technology Guwahati (IIITG) is an institution of National Importance under an Act of Parliament (THE INDIAN INSTITUTES OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY (PUBLIC-PRIVATE PARTNERSHIP) ACT, 2017). It offers B.Tech. courses in Electronics and Communication Engineering (ECE) and Computer Science Engineering (CSE), and runs PhD programmes in ECE, CSE, Mathematics, and Humanities and Social Sciences (HSS). M.Tech. programmes in CSE and ECE are starting from July 2018.
IIITG started operations in August 2013 with B.Tech programmes in CSE and ECE. The first batch of B.Tech. students completed their programme in May 2017. The first convocation of the Institute was held on May 15 2018.

  • CSE and ECE: Master’s degree in Engineering/Technology in the relevant area with a minimum Cumulative Performance Index (CPI) of 6.5 or 60% of marks. OR Four-year Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/Technology/Medical Sciences or equivalent in a relevant area with a minimum CPI of 7.0 or 65% of marks.
  • HSS: Master’s degree in Political Science/ Economics with at least 60% marks or a CPI of 6.0. Candidates with MPhil degree/ NET-JRF will be given preference.
  • Mathematics: MA/ MSc/ M.Tech in Mathematics with at least 60% marks or a CPI of 6.5
  • For candidates with a B.Tech / MA / MSc, preference will be given to those who have cleared GATE / NET/ JRF.


Sl. No.ItemsPeriodicityAmounts (Rs.)
1.Tuition FeePer Semester5,000
2.Institute Caution MoneyOne Time (Refundable)5,000
3.Hostel Rent (if staying in the hostel)Every six months12,500
Total Without mess related fee / deposit22,500
Mess related Collections for all hosteller students
Sl. No.ItemsPeriodicityAmounts (Rs.)
4.Mess Charges (every month)Monthly (est; at actuals)4,000
GRAND TOTAL (1 to 4) to be paid on admission26,500
Important dates
  • Admissions will be held based on applications received. The last date of receiving application will be 5th January 2020.
  • A test and/or interview will be held on the following date on 24th January 2020for all disciplines.
How to apply?

Interested candidates are requested to apply by filling up the prescribed form available HERE and sending it electronically to acadphd[at]iiitg.ac.in.

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