M.S. (Research) & Ph.D. Admissions 2020 at IIT Tirupati: Apply by May 10 [Extended]


Applications are invited from meritorious candidates for admission to the M.S (Research) and Ph.D. programs starting in July-2020 Semester.

Ph.D. Admissions 2020
  1. Chemical Engineering
  2. Civil Engineering
  3. Electrical Engineering
  4. Mechanical Engineering
  5. Chemistry
  6. Mathematics and Statistics
  7. Physics
  8. Humanities and Social Sciences

Candidates will be admitted to the Ph.D. program of the Institute under one of the following categories:

  • Regular full-time scholars.
  • Research scholars under the external registration program, sponsored by, employed in an industry/organization/national laboratory having R&D facilities, and recognised by DST or by IIT Tirupati.

For Ph.D. in Engineering

  1. Candidates with a Master’s degree in Engineering/Technology or a Master’s degree by Research in Engineering/Technology with a good academic record.
  2. Candidates with a Master’s degree in Sciences with a good academic record and of exceptional merit are eligible for the relevant Engineering discipline. They should have a valid GATE score or UGC/CSIR-NET/NBHM or equivalent qualification in the relevant area tenable for the year of registration.
  3. Candidates who have qualified for the award of a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/Technology from a Centrally Funded Technical Institute (CFTI) with an exceptionally good academic record in an eligible discipline will be considered for direct admission to Ph.D. provided he/she has a minimum CGPA of 8/10.

For Ph.D. in Sciences

  1. Master’s degree in Sciences with a good academic record and having a valid GATE score or UGC/CSIR-NET/NBHM/INSPIRE/JEST or equivalent qualification tenable for the current year in the relevant area. Master’s degree holders in Engineering/Technology are also eligible.
  2. ME/M.Tech or MS by Research in Engineering or 2 years M.Sc from IITs (entry through JAM) with CGPA 8.0 and above/ BS+MS (5 years integrated) from CFTI.

For Ph.D. in Humanities/ Social Sciences

Master’s degree in an eligible discipline with a good academic record or equivalent and having a valid GATE score or UGC/CSIR- NET/NBHM or equivalent qualification tenable for the current year in the relevant area.

M.S. (Research) Admissions 2020
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Computer Science & Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  1. Candidates with a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/Technology/MCA/MSC in the relevant departments with valid GATE score.
  2. Engineering graduates from IITs and other Centrally Funded Technical Institutes (CFTI) with a CGPA of at least 8/10 are eligible for seeking admission, without GATE score, to the MS Programme and they can be offered HTRA if selected.
Selection Procedure

The Selection Committee will call eligible candidates possessing the minimum educational qualifications and satisfying additional and stiffer criteria set from time to time, for an interview and/or test.

Based on the academic record and the performance of the candidates in the interview and/or test, the Selection Committee will recommend to the Chairman, Senate the names of candidates found suitable for admission.

How to Apply?

Interested candidates can apply online by clicking here.

The last date to apply is April 23, 2020.


Phone Number: 0877-250-3530

For further details, click here.

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