Ph.D., M.Tech, M.Des & M.S. (By Research) Admissions 2021 at IIT Kanpur: Apply by Apr 15

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Applications are invited from Indian as well as foreign nationals for admission to Ph.D., M.Tech, and M.S. (By Research) programs commencing from January 2021 (2020-21-II Semester).

Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur (also known as IIT Kanpur or IITK) is a public technical and research university located in Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh. It was declared to be an Institute of National Importance by the Government of India under the Institutes of Technology Act.

Departments
  1. M.Tech & Ph.D. (Engg.): Aerospace Engineering, Biological Sciences & Bio-Engineering, Civil Engineering (no admission in ‘Transportation Engineering’ specialization), Computer Science & Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Industrial and Management Engineering, Materials Science & Engineering, Mechanical Engineering.
  2. Ph.D. (Sciences): Chemistry, Earth Sciences, Cognitive Sciences, Economic Sciences, Mathematics & Physics, Statistics.
  3. Ph.D. (Design): Interdisciplinary Programme in Design
  4. Ph.D. (Humanities & Social Sciences): English (Literature, Linguistics & ELT), Fine Arts, Philosophy, Psychology, Sociology.
  5. M.S. (By Research): Aerospace Engineering, Civil Engineering (Environmental Engineering, Geoinformatics and Structural Engineering), Chemical Engineering, Computer Science & Engineering, Cognitive Science, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Photonics Science & Engineering, Sustainable Energy Engineering.
Qualifications

For Ph.D. in Engineering

A master’s degree in engineering with marks/CPI not below the specified minimum or a bachelor’s degree in engineering or science (4-year program) with a minimum of 75 percent marks/ 7.5 CPI and a valid GATE score (the requirement of GATE score is waived for candidates with bachelor’s degree in engineering from the centrally funded technical institutes (CFTIs)).

For Ph.D. in Sciences

A master’s degree in the relevant subject or a bachelor’s degree in engineering or science (4-year program) with marks/CPI not below the specified minimum. The candidate either must have a valid GATE score or must have qualified JRF or should have an INSPIRE fellowship. In addition to GATE/ JRF, a valid JEST score is also an eligibility criterion for applying to the Ph.D. program in Physics. The requirement of GATE/ JRF/ JEST is waived for candidates having a master’s degree in science from IITs with a minimum CPI of 8.0.

For Ph.D. in Humanities & Social Sciences

A master’s degree in the relevant subject or a bachelor’s degree in engineering or science (4-year program) or a master’s degree in sciences or in an allied field of HSS with marks/ CPI not below the specified minimum. The candidate either must have a valid GATE score or must have qualified JRF/ NET. The requirement of GATE/ JRF/ NET is waived for candidates having a master’s degree in science/ arts from IITs with a minimum CPI of 8.0.

For M.Tech Programs

A bachelor’s degree in engineering or science (4-year program) or a master’s degree in science with marks/CPI not below the specified minimum. A valid GATE score is required for admission to the M.Tech program in the case of regular (non-sponsored) candidates. The requirement of the GATE score is waived off for the candidates with the B Tech/BS (Four Year) degree from IITs with a minimum overall CPI of 6.5 and a minimum CPI of 8.0 in the last two years in B Tech/BS (Four Year).

For Ph.D. in Design

A master’s degree in engineering/design with marks/CPI not below the specified minimum. or a bachelor’s degree in engineering/design(4-year)/architecture or science (4-year program) with a minimum of 75 percent marks/7.5 CPI and a valid GATE/CEED score (the requirement of GATE/CEED score is waived for candidates with bachelor’s degree in engineering from the centrally funded technical institutes (CFTIs)).

For M.S. (by research 2-year programs)

For Aerospace Engineering: Applicants must have a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or science (4-year program) or a Master’s degree in science with marks/CPI not below the specified minimum; For Electrical Engineering & Mechanical Engineering: Applicants must have a bachelor’s degree in Engineering or science (4-year program) with marks/ CPI, not below the specified minimum.

For M.S. (by research 3-year programs)

For Computer Science & Engineering: Applicants with a B.Sc. (3-year) or equivalent with a minimum of 75%/7.5 marks/CPI may also be considered. A valid GATE/ CSIR/ JRF/ NET/ COGJET score is required for admission to the MS (Research) program in the case of regular candidates (non-sponsored/non-project candidates). The requirement of GATE/ CSIR/ JRF/ NET/ COGJET score is waived for the B Tech/BS (Four Years) graduates from IITs with a minimum overall CPI of 6.5 and a minimum CPI of 8.0 in the last two years in B Tech/BS (Four Year).

 

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Fellowship

Financial support (in the form of Institute Assistantship) is available to the regular (non-sponsored) students of M.Tech/ MS (By Research) and Ph.D. Programs.

The student is expected to carry out the assigned duties during the program. The M.Tech/ MS (By Research) students are currently entitled to a monthly stipend of Rs. 12,400/- for 8 hours of work per week. For Ph.D. students, the corresponding financial support amounts to Rs. 31,000/- for the first two years, and thereafter, it is raised to Rs.35,000/- for another three years.

How to Apply?

The application fee is Rs.500 for General, EWS, OBC, and OBC-NCL candidates and Rs.250 for SC/ ST and all DAP candidates. The application fee is waived for candidates in the ‘Foreign National’ category.

To apply online, click here.

The last date to apply is April 15, 2021.

 

For full notification, click the link below.

IIT Kanpur PG Admissions 2021 Notification

 

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