Ph.D. Admissions 2020 at NIT Jamshedpur: Apply by June 22


The National Institute of Technology, Jamshedpur invites applications from motivated candidates for admission into its Ph.D. Program for the academic session 2020-21.

National Institute of Technology (NIT) Jamshedpur is an Institution of National Importance set up by an Act of Parliament (Act 29 of 2007) namely, the National Institutes of Technology Act, 2007. As per the provisions of the said Act, NIT Jamshedpur offers academic programs: B. Tech. (Hons.), M. Tech., MCA, M. Sc., and Ph.D. in various disciplines. NIT Jamshedpur has well qualified and experienced faculty and dedicated supporting staff.

  • Civil Engineering
  • Computer Applications
  • Computer Science and Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Electronics and Communication Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Metallurgical and Materials Engineering
  • Production and Industrial Engineering
  • Chemistry
  • Humanities, Social Sciences, and Management
  • Mathematics
  • Physics
Admission Categories
  1. Institute Research Scholars (Full Time): Candidates under this category are entitled to a fellowship from the Institute as per MHRD norms. The candidate must have qualified GATE/ NET or any other equivalent test recognized by MHRD for the award of the fellowship.
  2. Sponsored Research Scholars (Full Time): Candidates under this category receive financial support from AICTE under the QIP scheme or from Government Institutes/organizations under study leave. Foreign students shall be sponsored by their Government or awarded a scholarship by Govt. of India, ICCR, or other such organizations/ agencies.
  3. Self Financed Research Scholars (Full Time): Candidates under this category are those who support themselves or receive a fellowship from other agencies such as UGC, CSIR, DST, JEST, etc.
  4. Self Financed Research Scholars (Part-Time): Research scholars under this category shall be persons employed in Industries/R&D organizations/Institutions. They shall be required to furnish No Objection Certificate (NOC) from their employer.
  5. Faculty/ Staff/ Sponsored Project Fellow of N.I.T. Jamshedpur (Part-Time): Regular faculty members, regular staff members and sponsored project fellows of N.I.T. Jamshedpur are eligible for admission to Ph. D program in concerned Departments

For Ph.D. in Engineering

Master Degree in relevant branch of Engineering/ Technology with minimum 60% marks or equivalent CPI 6.5 OR Bachelor’s degree in relevant branch of Engineering/ Technology with minimum 80 % marks or equivalent CPI 8.5.

For Ph.D. in Sciences, Computer Applications, Humanities Social Sciences & Management

Master’s Degree in the relevant subject with a minimum 60% marks or equivalent CPI 6.5 OR Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/ Technology with minimum 80 % marks or equivalent CPI 8.5.

Selection Procedure

The selection procedure for admission to Ph.D. Programme is based on consistently good academic records, written tests, and interviews conducted by the Department. Reservations for SC/ ST/ OBC/ PWD/ EWS are applicable as per GOI norms.

How to Apply?

Interested candidates can apply online by clicking here.

Candidates need to pay an online application fee of Rs. 1000/- (for OPEN/ OBC/ EWS candidates and Rs. 500/- in the case of SC/ ST/ PWD candidates). No separate interview letter/ communication will be sent to any individual. All candidates selected for admission shall be required to deposit the Institute fee at the time of admission

Important Dates
  • Last date for receipt of application forms: June 22, 2020
  • Intimation regarding interview call to be posted: June 30, 2020

Phone Number: 0657-2373392,

For further details, click here.



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  1. Saroj Kumar Pattnaik says:

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