The Indian Institute of Technology also known as the IIT Madras is currently accepting applications for its Research Scholarships 2016. Those candidates who are currently pursuing their regular, direct, interdisciplinary, external/part-time Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) and Master of Science (M.S) programmes offered in the various departments for the Jan-May and July-November sessions are considered eligible to apply.

About the scholarship:

Ph.D.

Those candidates who wish to apply for this scholarship should be B.E/B.Tech/M.Sc. graduates or must have acquired its equivalent qualification with valid GATE/NET.

The candidates will be provided with Rs 25,000 per month for first 2 years and Rs 28,000 per month up to 3 years.

Those candidates who do possess a M.E/M.Tech/MBBS degree or its equivalent qualification will get a stipend of Rs 25,000 per month and Rs 28,000 per month up to 2 years.

M.S

The candidates who have completed Engineering / Management will get stipend of Rs 12,400 per month up to 3 years.

Eligibility criteria

Ph.D. in Sciences:

The candidates who apply for this scholarship should have master’s degree in Sciences with a good academic record and should be having a valid GATE score or UGC/CSIR NET/NBHM or equivalent qualification tenable for the current year in the relevant area.

Ph.D. in Humanities and Social Sciences:

The candidates who apply for this scholarship should have master’s degree in a relevant discipline with a good academic record or its equivalent and should be having a valid GATE score or UGC/CSIR NET/NBHM or equivalent qualification tenable for the current year in the relevant area.

Ph.D in Engineering:

The candidates who apply for this scholarship should have master’s degree in Engineering/Technology with a good academic record or a master’s degree by Research in Engineering/Technology with a good academic record.

M.S Programmes:

The candidates having associate membership of the professional bodies will also be eligible for admission to the M.S. programme of their parent discipline, provided that they have a valid GATE score and have passed both part A and part B of the membership examination with a good academic record.

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