Indian Institute of Technology (IIT)-Madras has released an official notification inviting all the interested, eligible candidates 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.
All the eligible candidates are requested to apply latest by October 24.
PhD in Engineering:
All the candidates interested in applying for this course need to possess a Master's degree in Engineering/Technology from a recognised university/institute.
Candidates must have a valid Graduate Aptitude Test of Engineering (GATE) or UGC-JRF/ Natioal Eligibility Test (NET)/CSIRJRF/NBHM/INSPIRE or equivalent qualification in the relevant area.
Those candidates who have qualified for the award of Bachelor's degree in Engineering/Technology with exceptionally good academic record in an eligible discipline will be considered for direct admission to PhD programme in various engineering and science departments as a regular full time scholar subject to the following conditions:
Candidates must have a bachelor's degree holder in engineering/technology with a minimum 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 the candidates should possess a Master's degree in any discipline from a recognised university/institute.
Also, candidates should possess at least three years of experience in research/industry in lieu of the above examination.
For more details on other programmes, all the candidates are requested to check the official notification available on the website, https://research.iitm.ac.in/applyonline
All the candidates will be selected on the basis of merit list, followed by interview round.
All the candidates from General/OBC category need to 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 the candidates need to apply through online application mode only.
Last date of registration of application through online is October 24, 2016
Date of test/interview: November 18 to November 25