IIT Madras Admissions 2017 Apply now for PhD courses

Apply now for PhD programmes at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT)-Madras.

Indian Institute of Technology (IIT)-Madras has declared an official notification welcoming all those candidates who are eligible and interested for admission to Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) under regular fulltime [with/without Half-time Teaching Research Assistantship (HTRA)] and part/time external programme for the academic session 2017.

Those candidates who are eligible are requested to apply latest by October 24.

Eligibility criteria:

Educational qualification:

PhD in Engineering:

All those who are interested in applying for this course must possess a master’s degree in engineering/Technology from a well known university/institute.

You should have a valid Graduate Aptitude Test of Engineering (GATE) or UGC-JRF/ National Eligibility Test (NET)/CSIRJRF/NBHM/INSPIRE or correspondent qualification in the relevant area.

All those who have qualified for the award of Bachelors degree in Engineering/Technology with extremely good academic record in an eligible discipline would be considered for direct admission to PhD programme in different engineering and science departments as a regular full time subject to the following conditions:

You should be a bachelor’s degree holder in engineering/technology with at least CGPA of 8.0 for General, 7.5 for OBC-NCL and 7.0 for SC/ST/PwD on a 10.0 point scale.

PhD in Humanities and Social Sciences:

All of you must possess a Master’s degree in any discipline from a recognised university/institute.

Also, you must also possess at least three years of experience in research/industry in lieu of the above examination.

For more information on other programmes, all of you are requested to check the official notification available on the website, https://research.iitm.ac.in/applyonline

Selection procedure:

You would be selected based on the merit list, followed by interview round.

Application fee:

Those all candidates who are from General/OBC category must pay Rs 200 for each application form.

Candidates from SC/ST/PWD and female candidates need to pay Rs 100 only.

How to apply:

All of you need to apply through online application mode only.

Important dates:

Final date of registration of application through online is October 24, 2016
Date of test/interview November 18 to November 24

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