PhD Admissions 2019 at IIIT Delhi: Apply by Oct 31: Expired

About IIIT Delhi

Indraprastha Institute of Information Technology, Delhi is a state university located in Delhi, India. It is research-oriented with a focus on computer science and allied areas. The institute began with its first batch of 60 BTech students in 2008.

About the PhD Programme

IIIT Delhi offers PhD programs in Computational Biology (CB), Computer Science and Engineering (CSE), Electronics and Communications Engineering (ECE), Human Centre & Design (HCD), Mathematics (Maths), and Social Sciences and Humanities (SSH).

Features of PhD Programme

Financial Support: Students joining the PhD programme as a regular student will be considered for Institute Fellowship. Presently the institute is offering fellowship at the rate of Rs.31,000/- per month in the 1st & 2nd year and Rs.35,000/- in 3rd & 4th year.

Eligibility Criteria

To check eligibility, click here.

Research Areas (For Admissions to 2019-2020 AY, Winter Session)


Research Areas


Decoding Cancer Hacking Mechanisms
Computational biochemistry, Mathematical and systems biology modeling of metabolic networks of cancer systems
Computational protein engineering
Computational Biology, Network Biology, Systems Biology of Cancer and other Complex Diseases, Computational Gastronomy, Artificial Intelligence, Biomedical Data Informatics, Complex Networks, Natural Language Processing, Machine Learning, Data Analytics and Mining


Human Factors in Software Engineering
NLP, Social Network Analysis, Graph Mining, Data-driven Cybersecurity
Affective Computing using Physiological Signals
Ecological Networks
Compilers and OS
Computer Vision and Machine Learning
Data Science and Machine Learning
Reinforcement Learning for Networks of Autonomous Agents
Hardware security, Neuromorphic Architectures


5G mm-wave mobile communications, Drones for 6G and beyond, Reinforcement learning
Reconfigurable architectures for AI
Radar (Electromagnetic modeling and signal processing)
Reinforcement Learning for Networks of Autonomous Agents
Machine learning in EEG Signal Processing/Medical Imaging
Robotics, Optimization and Control Systems
Analog Circuit Design, Digital Circuit Design, Memory Design
Hardware security, Neuromorphic Architectures
UAV communications, Visible Light Communication, 5G Cellular Standard , Wireless communications


Fieldwork for technology requirements and design
Human-Centered Design around Education and Healthcare


Applied and Computational Math, Non Newtonian flows
Statistics (Count data modeling)
Analytic Number Theory
Graph Theory/Discrete Mathematics


Migration, Transnationalism, ICTs, Demography, Family and Kinship, Ageing
ICTs and Organizational Work, Health and Technologies, Health Psychology
  • Candidates qualified for UGC/CSIR-NET JRF, DST INSPIRE Fellowship are strongly encouraged to apply.
  • Fresh B.Tech. graduates with research aptitude are strongly encouraged to apply. GATE score is not mandatory.
  • Full time PhD students are encouraged to present their research work at international conferences. Financial support of up to Rs. 2L for the entire duration of the programme is available.
  • Support upto US $6000 may be considered in deserving cases to conduct research collaborations with reputed Universities/Labs abroad for a period of 3 to 6 months.
  • Support upto Rs 50k is provided towards purchase of laptop/ desktop.
  • We currently have more than 180 PhD scholars – Many with fellowships viz Prime Minister’s Fellowship, DST-INSPIRE, DBT, UGC, CSIR, TCS, Intel, Cognizant & Visvesvaraya.
  • Industry / employed persons have an option to pursue a sponsored full-time PhD program (details).
How to Apply?
  • Interested applicants can fill up the online PhD application form available here.
  • The online applications portal is available from 9th October 2019 till 31st October 2019
  • Candidates can apply only through the online application portal. There is no provision for offline submission of application forms.
  • There is no application fee for PhD program.
Important Dates
Online Application Starts on9th October 2019
Last Date of Online Application31st October 2019
Announcement of shortlisted candidates7th November 2019
Written test/ InterviewBetween 16th-30th November 2019 (Exact date will be notified later)

Email: phd-admissions[at]
Phone: 011-26907505

For further details, click here.

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