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IIT Patna’s Ph.D. Programme [January 2020 Session]: Apply by Oct 31: Expired

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Applications are invited for admission to the Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) program at IIT Patna, starting in January 2020 Spring Semester, in the following fields.

Eligibility

1. Ph.D. in Engineering

For admission to the Ph.D. Programme in Engineering Department, a candidate must satisfy one of the following criteria:

  • Candidates having M.Tech./M.E. degree in an Engineering/ Technology, with a minimum CPI of 6.5 or 60% of marks.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/Technology (from any Institute other than IITs) in a relevant area with a minimum CPI of 8.0 or 75% of marks.
  • Bachelor’s degree from an Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) in a relevant area with a minimum CPI of 7.0.
  • Master’s degree in Science in a relevant area with a minimum CPI of 7.5 or 70%.
2. Ph.D. in Science

For admission to the Ph.D. Programme in Science departments, a candidate must satisfy one of the following criteria:

  • M.Phil. or Master’s degree in Science in a relevant area with a minimum CPI of 6.5 or 60% of marks.
  • Master’s degree in Engineering/Technology in a relevant area with a minimum CPI of 6.5 or 60% of marks.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/Technology from an Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) in a relevant area with a minimum CPI of 7.0.
  • Bachelor’s degree in a related area in Engineering/Technology (from any Institute other than IITs/IISc) in a relevant area with a minimum CPI of 8.0 or 75% of marks.
3. Ph.D. in Humanities and Social Sciences

For admission to the Ph.D. Programme in the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences (HSS), a candidate must satisfy one of the following criteria

  • M.Phil. or Master’s degree in Arts/Commerce/Science in a relevant area with a minimum of 55%marks or equivalent. Master’s degree in Engineering/Technology/Design in a relevant area with a minimum CPI of 6.5 or 60% marks.
  • Bachelor’s degree from an Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) in a relevant area with a minimum CPI of 7.0.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/Technology (from any Institute other than IITs/IISc) in a relevant area with a minimum CPI of 7.5 or 70% marks.

Financial Support

The Institute assistantships will be available to eligible (Indian) students as per prevailing (MHRD, GoI) norms, as applicable from time to time. At present total emoluments are Rs 31,000/- per month.

Assistantships from external funding organizations will be available as per the terms and conditions of the concerned funding organizations. Students receiving assistantships from the Institute or fellowships from any other funding agencies are required to perform academic duties as per prevailing norms.

The continuation of the assistantship/fellowship is subject to satisfactory performance of the assigned duties and satisfactory progress of the student in the Ph.D. Programme.

Application Fee

The application fee of Rs. 300/- for General/OBC/EWS (Male) candidates and Rs. 150/- for SC/ST/PwD/Female (all categories).

How to Apply

Interested and eligible candidates may apply here by  31.10.2019. Candidates are required to send a final submitted application generated online duly signed along with self attested copies of mark sheets & certificates (from class X to highest degree obtained/appeared), caste certificate (if applicable), GATE /NET/Relevant certificate related to any fellowship, experience certificate and other testimonials (both sides) and printed e-receipt of online payment to the following address to reach on or before 07.11.2019. “ The Assistant Registrar (Academics), Indian Institute of Technology Patna, Bihta, Kanpa Road, District – Patna, Bihar, PIN – 801106”.

Please note that your application must be complete in all respects, along with all documents, including receipts of payment. The words “Application for Ph.D. admission in the Department of _________________(Name of the
Department was applying for)” must be written on the top of the envelope for sending the completed form.

Candidates, applying for more than one department, must submit a separate application with another fee payment for each department. Please note that the candidates are advised to post the hard copy of application along with the required documents well in advance as the institute will not be responsible for any postal delay.

No call letter will be sent by post. The candidates should check email and website regularly for important information. At the time of test/interview, a candidate must bring his/her valid original Identity card.

Selection Process

Written Test

Important Dates

Last Date of Online Application: 31.10.2019

Last Date for receipt of completed Application Forms by IIT Patna in hard copy (with enclosures): 07.11.2019.

Contact

Email: tarique@iitp.ac.in

Phone: 0612-302-8684

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