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PhD in Engineering, Science, Humanities & Management @ IIT-ISM Dhanbad [Entrance Exam on July 1]: Apply by June 9: Expired

iit ISM dhanbad PhD Admissions 2019IIT(ISM) Dhanbad provides Institute Assistantship (IA) to the deserving and eligible candidates qualified through institute selection procedure and, thus, providing ample opportunities for carrying out research leading to Ph.D. degree.
This scheme is currently available to only those disciplines given below, with an emphasis on inter-disciplinary research. IIT(ISM) encourages registration for Ph.D. in the interdisciplinary areas which may be offered to the successful candidates.

  1. Applied Geology
  2. Applied Geophysics
  3. Chemical Engineering
  4. Chemistry Chemistry
  5. Computer Science & Engg.
  6. Civil Engineering
  7. Electronics Engg.
  8. Electrical Engg.
  9. English Language/Literature
  10. Environmental Science
  11. Environmental Science & Engg.
  12. Fuel and Mineral Engineering
  13. Industrial Engg. & Management
  14. Management Studies
  15. Mathematics
  16. Mechanical Engineering
  17. Fuel and Mineral Engineering
  18. Mining Machinery Engineering
  19. Mining Engineering
  20. Petroleum Engineering
  21. Physics
  22. Philosophy
  23. Statistics
Institute Assistance (IA)

The Institute may provide full-time Ph. D. students who have qualified GATE or any other eligible national level examination, financial assistance in the form of teaching or research assistantships (referred to as IA).
Assistantships are awarded for a period up to five years with evaluation of students on a yearly basis. The stipend for the assistantship is paid at the approved rates specified by the MHRD, GOI, time to time.
Full-time Ph.D students, financially supported by research projects, may avail IA after completion of the project, provided that she/he has qualified GATE or any other eligible national level examination and have been admitted through Institute selection process.
The maximum duration of assistantship in all such cases will be up to five years (inclusive of Project and Institute funding) from the date of admission in the Ph.D. programme. Extension of assistantship shall not be given in any case, beyond 5 years.
A student is expected to devote up to eight hours per week towards teaching/laboratory assistantship assigned to him/her. The renewal of assistantship is contingent on the good
performance of the candidate in the academic programme and in the discharge of assistantship duties.
A contingency grant of INR 30000.00 per annum is allowed with prior approval from Guide and Head of the Department. The work performance of the research scholars would be assessed as per the Institute rules. The IA may be withdrawn/withheld/discontinued at any time, if the performance is found to be unsatisfactory

How to apply

Interested candidates may submit their application online at this page between 09.05.2019 and 09.06.2019.
Application Fee
General/OBC/EWS: ₹1,000.00
SC/ST/PC/Female candidate: ₹500.00

Selection Process

The admission procedure consists of (i) shortlisting and (ii) interview. The shortlisting may be done through a written examination (scheduled to be held on 01.07.2019) conducted by the department depending on the number of candidates.
For Masters and/or Bachelors degree holders from IITs having a CGPA of 8.0 or above, the requirement of GATE/NET is waived off.


Deputy Registrar (Exam & Academic)
Indian Institute Of Technology(ISM)
Dhanbad–826004, Jharkhand
Phone: +91-326-223-5625

For full details including details of eligibility and entrance exam syllabus, click here.


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