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Admissions Open: Ph.D. 2019-20 @ National Institute of Technology Hamirpur

By: Nandini | 05 Jun 2019 1:06 PM
Ph.D. Admissions 2019 NIT HamirpurAbout:

Located in Hamirpur district of Himachal Pradesh, NIT Hamirpur enjoys a really scenic environment and pleasant weather. Established in the year 1986, as REC Hamirpur, NIT Hamirpur has been declared as the Institute of National Importance under the Act of Parliament, 2007.

Categories of Ph.D. Programmes:
  1. Full-Time Research Scholars
    • Fellowship Research Scholars (Category Code: FT01):
      These scholars shall be eligible for financial assistance in the form of fellowship at the approved rates and guidelines as notified by MHRD from time to time.
    • Self-financed Research Scholars (Category Code: FT02):
      These scholars shall be supporting themselves from their own funding arrangements.
    • Sponsored Research Scholars (Category Code: FT03):
      These scholars shall be sponsored by Government/Semi-Government organizations/Institutions. The admission process of doctoral students of this category would be as per the guidelines issued by the related coordinating agencies.
  2. Part-Time Research Scholars
    • Institute Part Time Research Scholars (Category Code: PT01):
      This category refers to students who are regular employees of the Institute or who are working on various sponsored projects undertaken by the Institute. They are expected to work for their Ph.D. programme while performing their normal duties.
    • External Part Time Research Scholars (Category Code: PT02):
      This category comprises of Ph.D. scholars who are working professionals and are sponsored by their respective organizations. While working at their respective organizations, they can pursue the Ph.D. work as a student of Institute.

Departments and Total Seats:

  1. Architecture [6]
  2. Civil Engineering [15]
  3. Computer Science and Engineering [11]
  4. Electronics & Communication Engineering [15]
  5. Electrical Engineering [15]
  6. Mechanical Engineering [18]
  7. Chemical Engineering [5]
  8. Centre for Energy and Environment Engineering [3]
  9. Centre for Material Science & Engineering [5]
  10. Chemistry [6]
  11. Physics [5]
  12. Mathematics [7]
  13. Management & Humanities [8]
Eligibility:

A. Admission to Ph.D. Programme in various Departments/Centres shall be made in accordance with the educational qualifications mentioned as follows:

(a) Ph.D in Engineering/Architecture/Planning (Including Centres)
The applicant must have passed Bachelor Degree and Master Degree in Engineering/Technology/Architecture/Planning in the appropriate discipline. Open/EWS/OBC candidates must have secured minimum CGPI of 6.5 on a 10-point scale (or equivalent) or 60% marks in Master Degree. Whereas, in case of SC/ST candidates, a minimum CGPI of 6.0 on a 10-point scale (or equivalent) or 55% marks in Master Degree will be applicable.
OR
The applicant must have passed Bachelor Degree in Engineering/Technology/Architecture/Planning in the appropriate discipline with minimum CGPI of 8.5 on a 10-point scale (or equivalent) or 80% marks in case of Open/EWS/OBC category. Whereas, in case of SC/ST candidates, a minimum CGPI of 8.0 on a 10-point scale (or equivalent) or 75% marks in Bachelor Degree will be applicable.

(b) Ph.D. in Sciences, Humanities and Social Sciences
The candidate must have passed Master Degree in relevant subject with minimum CGPI of 6.5 on a 10-point scale (or equivalent) or 60% marks in case of Open/EWS/OBC category. Whereas, in case of SC/ST candidates, minimum CGPI of 6.0 on a 10-point scale (or equivalent) or 55% marks in Master Degree will be applicable.

(c) Ph.D. in Management
The candidate must have passed Master Degree in Management i.e. MBA with minimum CGPI of 6.5 on a 10-point scale (or equivalent) or 60% marks in case of Open/EWS/OBC category. Whereas, in case of SC/ST candidates, minimum CGPI of 6.0 on a 10-point scale (or equivalent) or 55% marks in Master Degree in Management will be applicable.
OR
Qualified Professionals/Executives with Bachelor Degree in Engineering and working with corporate houses, and having five years professional experience may be considered. Such candidates must have minimum CGPI of 8.0 on a 10-point scale (or equivalent) or 75% marks in Bachelor Degree in case of Open/EWS/OBC category. Whereas, in case of SC/ST candidates, minimum CGPI of 7.5 on a 10-point scale (or equivalent) or 70% marks in Bachelor Degree will be applicable.

(d) Additional Requirements for Sponsored Candidates (Category Code: FT03 & PT02)
A candidate who fulfills the eligibility criteria mentioned above and is sponsored by his/her employer may be considered for admission provided he/she fulfills the following conditions:

  • The sponsored candidate must attach the relevant sponsorship certificate on the letterhead of the institution/organization/industry along with the application.
  • The sponsoring organization must be a reputed medium or large scale Government organization/private industry/AICTE recognized technical institution.
  • The sponsored candidate must have been in regular service of the sponsoring organization for at least two years on 31.05.2019. The sponsoring organization must specifically undertake to relieve him/her to pursue the Ph.D. programme for its full duration as per the admission category requirement. Such candidates are required to
    submit No Objection Certificate from their employer/organization.

B. In addition to the requirements specified in 4(A), the applicant must have qualified the National Eligibility Test; UGCNET/UGC-CSIR NET or GATE examination.

How to apply:
  • The applicants have to apply online through a link available at Institute website nith.ac.in. No other means of application shall be allowed. A candidate has to first register with valid email ID and mobile number.
  • Application processing fee of `1200 for Open/EWS/OBC and `600 for SC/ST per application is to be paid online through SBI Collect (https://www.onlinesbi.com/sbicollect) as per the procedure mentioned (Refer to “Guidelines for Payment of Ph.D. Application Fee Through SBI Collect”). If a candidate is applying in more than one Department/Centre, separate application is to be submitted and processing fee is to be paid for each application.
  • Before starting the online filling process, the candidates must have soft copy of recent passport size photograph and scanned copy of signature (both in JPEG format) and must have paid application fee online through SBI Collect.
  • The applicant shall have to take the print of the filled-in online form and paste his/her passport size photograph on it and post it along with other documents (mentioned in Section 7) to Dean (Academic), NIT Hamirpur, HP-177005, so as to reach on or before the last date (please refer to schedule in Section 10). The envelope must be super-scribed as “Application for PhD Admission in Department/Centre _________for Academic Year 2019-20”.
Click here to register.
Note:

The shortlisted candidates are required to appear for presentation and interview on 04/05.07.2019 before the duly constituted Departmental Selection Committee (DSC) of respective Department/Centre.

All the shortlisted candidates are required to report in the concerned Department/Centre on 04.07.2019 at 9.00AM.

Contact:

01972-254011

For more details regarding presentation, documents, and fees, click here

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