Ph.D. Admission 2021 at NIT Silchar
General

Ph.D. Admission 2021 at NIT Silchar: Apply by July 2

Applications are invited for Ph.D. Admission 2021 at NIT Silchar. The last date of application submission is 2 July 2021.

Applications are invited for admission into Ph.D programme in the following departments with the area / specializations and admission group as mentioned in the table for the session July to Dec 2021.

Department
  • Civil Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Electronics and Communication Engineering
  • Computer Science and Engineering
  • Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering
  • Chemistry
  • Physics
  • Mathematics
  • Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Management Studies
Eligibility

Eligibility for application in GROUP A:

  • Students for admission into Ph.D. Programs in Engineering Departments must satisfy one of the following
    criteria:
    • M.E./M.Tech. or equivalent with GATE / NET qualification in an appropriate area with a minimum
      CPI of 6.5 (on a 10 point scale) or equivalent (60% of marks). For SC/ST/PwD candidates, a minimum
      CPI of 6.0 (on a 10 point scale) or equivalent (55% of marks).
    • B.E./B.Tech. with an excellent academic record with valid GATE score and with a CPI of at least
      8.0 (on 10 point scale) or equivalent (75% of marks). For graduates from IITs/NITs, the minimum CPI
      requirement is 7.0 (on 10 point scale). For SC/ST/PwD candidates, there is a relaxation of 0.5 CPI or
      5% of marks.
  • Students for admission into the Ph.D. Programs in Science departments must have a Master degree in the relevant discipline with a GATE / UGC / CSIR / NBHM / NET score for admission with a minimum CPI of 6.5 (on a 10 point scale) or equivalent (60% of marks). For SC/ ST/ PwD candidates, a minimum CPI of 6.0 (on a 10 point scale) or equivalent (55% of marks) with a GATE / UGC / CSIR / NBHM / NET score is required for admission.
  • Students for admission into the Ph.D. Programs in Management Studies departments must have a Master’s degree in Business Administration or Master’s degree in Engineering /Technology with a minimum CPI of 6.5 (on a 10 point scale) or equivalent (60% of marks) or Master degree in other disciplines with a minimum CPI of 6.5 (on a 10 point scale) or equivalent (60% of marks). For SC / ST / PwD candidates, a minimum CPI of 6.0 (on a 10 point scale) or equivalent (55% of marks) is required. A score in NET / GATE / UGC is required for all.
  • Students for admission into the Ph.D. Programs in Humanities and Social Sciences(HSS) Department must have a Master’s degree in any field with a minimum CPI of 6.5 (on a 10 point scale) or equivalent (60 % of marks) or Master degree in other disciplines with a minimum CPI of 6.5 (on a 10 point scale) or equivalent (60 % of marks). For SC / ST/ PwD candidates, a minimum CPI of 6.0 (on a 10 point scale) or equivalent (55 % of marks) is required. A score in NET / GATE / UGC is required for all.
  • Candidates appearing for final year ME / M.Tech/ MSc/ MA/ MBA are also eligible to apply. However, their final result must be published on or before the publication of the provisional selection list.
  • GROUP B: Ph.D. Program–No financial assistance or stipend by NIT Silchar will be provided for this GROUP. Following students will be considered under this GROUP:
    • REGULAR-The regular students are those who work full-time for their Ph.D. and self-financed.
    • SPONSORED-who are employed in a Central/State Govt. Departments/PSUs/Reputed Educational Institutes/Research organizations/ Reputed Industries for doing research in the Institute on a full-time basis. He/She should have at least two years of working experience in the respective field. The candidate must submit the filled-in sponsorship letter (FORM I) from the employer with the application for admission. He / She shall not be entitled to any financial support from the Institute.
    • PART-TIME- This category refers to the candidates who are professionally employed personnel. They have to stay in the Institute/around the Institute at least during the period of course work so that they can attend regular classes as per the Institute academic norm. The applicant must be an employee of a State/Central Govt. Departments/PSUs/ Reputed Educational Institutes/Research organizations/Reputed Industries/Faculty under TEQIP III at the time of admission having at least one year experience in the discipline in which admission is sought. No financial assistance shall be provided by the Institute to such students. ANoObjection CertificatefromtheHead ofthe Institute/Organization, in which he/she is employed, must be enclosed withapplication in FORM II-A.
    • INSTITUTE EMPLOYEES- Employees of NIT Silchar. A No Objection Certificate from the concernedHead of the Department and the Director must be enclosed with application form (FORM II-B).
    • PROJECT STAFF -This category refers to the candidates who work on sponsored projects in the Institute. A No Objection Certificate from the Principal Investigator of the concerned project andDean (R & C) must be enclosed with application form (FORM III).
    • SPONSORED (EXTERNAL REGISTRATION) – Candidates employed in R&D organizations / educational Institutes having adequate research facilities. Sponsorship certificate (FORM IV) fromthe Head of the organization where the candidate is employed must be enclosed at the time of application.
  • Eligibility for application in GROUP B:
    • Students for admission into Ph.D. Programs in Engineering Departments must satisfy one of the following criteria: M.E./M.Tech. or equivalent in an appropriate area with a minimum CPI of 6.5 (on a 10 point scale) or equivalent (60% of marks). For SC/ST/PwD candidates, a minimum CPI of 6.0 (on a 10 point scale)or equivalent (55% of marks).
    • Students for admission into the Ph.D. Programs in Science departments must have a Master degree in the relevant discipline with a minimum CPI of 6.5 (on a 10 point scale) or equivalent (60% of marks). For SC/ST/PwD candidates, a minimum CPI of 6.0 (on a 10 point scale) or equivalent (55% of marks) isrequired.
    • Students for admission into the Ph.D. Programs in Management Studies departments must have a Master’s degree in Business Administration or Master’s degree in relevant disciplines with a minimum CPI of 6.5 (on a 10 point scale) or equivalent (60% of marks). For SC/ST/PwD candidates, a minimum CPI of 6.0 (on a 10 point scale) or equivalent (55% of marks) is required.
    • Students for admission into the Ph.D. Programs in Humanities and Social Sciences (HSS) Department must have a Masters degree in any field with a minimum CPI of 6.5 (on a 10 point scale) or equivalent (60 % of marks). For SC / ST/ PwD candidates, a minimum CPI of 6.0 (on a 10 point scale) or equivalent (55 % of marks) is required.
Important dates
  • Last date of submission of form to the Institute.: 2nd July, 2021.
  • List of short-listed candidates to be uploaded in the institute website: 9th July, 2021.
Application

The applicants can apply for the PhD program through the online application portal available via this page. An Application Fee of Rs.500/- (for Open / OBC) OR Rs.250/- (for SC/ST/PwD) must be paid via online payment.

The final pdf copy of the Application form must be emailed to phd_admission_21[at]nits.ac.in with a copy to admit_phd_21@nits.ac.in on or before 2nd July, 2021 by 5.00 p.m. Subject line should be “Application for Ph.D. program- Name of the department (applying for)- Group A / Group B”. No need to send the hard copy of the Application form.

Click here to view official notification of Ph.D. Admission 2021 at NIT Silchar.


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