IIT Bombay invites admission applications for PhD Programmes for Spring Semester 2020.
About IIT-B PhD
With extensive infrastructural facilities and a sound research base, the Institute offers Ph.D. programme in a wide range of areas in Engineering, Sciences and Humanities & Social Sciences. The broad objectives of the Ph.D. programme are to contribute to expanding the frontiers of knowledge and to provide research training.
The academic programme leading to the Ph.D. degree is broadbased and involves a course credit requirement and a research project leading to thesis submission. The Institute also encourages research in interdisciplinary areas through a system of joint supervision and interdepartmental group activities. The Institute undertakes sponsored research and development projects from industrial and other organizations in public as well as private sector.
Qualifying Degree: Master’s or equivalent degree in Engineering/Technology. Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/ Technology. Master’s or equivalent degree in science. Master’s or equivalent degree in Arts/Commerce (or allied subjects)
For qualifying degree listed under (2), (3) & (4), candidates must also fulfil ONE of the following additional requirements: Valid GATE/CEED/ score. Selected through National Eligibility Test – UGC NET including lectureship (Assistant Professorship) Selected through a National level examination conducted by MHRD or its agencies / Institutions such as UGC/IIT/IISc./IISER/IIIT etc.
Minimum of TWO years of professional experience (acquired after obtaining the qualifying degree and completed before the starting of the semester in which admission is sought) Marks / CGPA / CPI requirement in Qualifying Degrees (listed above)
For GN/EWS/OBC (NC) category
(a) a minimum of 60% marks in aggregate, OR
(b) a First Class as specified by the University, OR
(c) a minimum Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) / Cumulative Performance Index (CPI) of 6.0 on the scale of 010, OR
(d) an equivalent to 6.0 on other corresponding proportional requirements when the scales are other than 010.
(e)For master’s or equivalent degree in Arts/Commerce (or allied subjects, a minimum of 55% marks will be considered for admission to the Ph.D. programmes offered ONLY by Industrial Design Centre and Department of Humanities & Social Sciences.
For SC/ST/PwD category
(f) a minimum of 55% marks in aggregate, OR
(g) a First Class as specified by the University, OR
(h) a minimum Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) / Cumulative Performance Index (CPI) of 5.5 on the scale of 010, OR
(i) an equivalent to 5.6 on other corresponding proportional requirements when the scales are other than 010.
(j) For master’s or equivalent degree in Arts/Commerce (or allied \subjects, a minimum of 50% marks will be considered for admission to the Ph.D. programmes offered ONLY by Industrial Design Centre and Department of Humanities & Social Sciences.
B.Tech / B.S. degree / BE (or equivalent) holders having a CGPA/CPI score of 8.00 (on 010 scale) and above from an Indian Institute of Technology or any of the CFTIs is exempted from the requirement of a valid GATE score for the consideration of General Eligibility Requirement for admission.
- Availability of application forms September 1, 2020
- Last date for submission of completed application forms for Spring Semester: October 15, 2020
- Last date for Departments to send the list of candidates for Written Test/Interview: October 22, 2020
- To display the list of candidates called for Entrance Test and/or Interview: October 28, 2020
- Declaration of Result December 21, 2020
- Payment of fees on or before December 27, 2020
- Orientation and Registration Programme January 4 & 5, 2021
- Instruction begins January 6, 2021
Interested candidates can apply online via this page.
The application fee is as follows: Women candidates: Rs. 150/-, SC/ST/PwD category candidates: Rs. 150/- All other candidates: Rs. 300/-. The fee is to be paid by SBI Internet Banking/ Online Payment System and you do not have to submit the printed copy of the application. Applications without online payment details will not be considered.