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PhD Programme 2014-15, National Institute of Technology (NIT) Sikkim

Updated on Tue, 23 December 2014 at 15:39 IST
PhD Programme 2014-15, National Institute of Technology (NIT) Sikkim

National Institute of Technology (NIT), Sikkim invites applications for PhD programs in following departments:
1. Computer Science and Engineering
2. Electronics and Communication Engineering
3. Electrical and Electronics Engineering
4. Mechanical Engineering
5. Physics
6. Chemistry
7. Mathematics
8. Humanities and Social Sciences (Economics and English)
9. Library Sciences
10. Interdisciplinary field
Over and above the programmes in various disciplines, candidates are strongly encouraged to undertake PhD in interdisciplinary areas.

PhD programs Eligibility Criteria:

Interested candidates should fulfill following eligibility criteria:

=> The general eligibility criterion for admission in all Departments/fields are given below. These eligibility conditions are the absolute minimum; Departments may prescribe any other requirements over and above the minimum criteria, subject to the approval of the Postgraduate Committee.

(a) Master degree in Engineering/ Technology with a minimum of 70% marks or equivalent grade; OR

(b) Master degree in Science with First class or minimum 55% marks or equivalent grade; OR

(c) Bachelor degree in Engineering/ Technology or equivalent, with minimum 75% marks or equivalent grade.

For SC/ST candidates a relaxation of 5% marks or its equivalent grade will be considered.

Application Procedure for PhD programs:

Candidates are advised to refer to official notifications /documents for detailed application procedure. published details for informational purpose.

=> Eligible candidates are required to download the application form from our Institute website Dully filled-in and signed application form along with a demand draft of Rs. 500/- (Rs. 100/-for SC/ST) in favour of “Director, NIT Sikkim” payable at Ravangla, must reach Assistant Dean (Academic Affairs), National Institute of Technology Sikkim, Ravangla, South Sikkim 737 139.

=> Note: Candidates applying for more than one programme in different departments have to apply on separate application forms, with a Demand Draft of Rs. 500/- (Rs.100/- for SC/ST) for each programme.

Online Application form can be downloaded from official website of PhD programs:

Candidates are required to submit following:
(a) Valid GATE/CEED score
(b) CSIR/ UGC/ NBHM/ DBT/ DST award or Fellowship
(c) Minimum 2 years of professional work experience, for Sponsored (FT02/ PT06), Self financed (FT03/ PT07) categories, and Institute Staff of NIT Sikkim (“Institute Staff” sub-category of PT05)
(d) Minimum 6 months project work experience in the Institute, for Project Staff of NIT Sikkim (“Project Staff” sub-category of PT05).

The candidates are required to bring the following documents at the time of written examination/ interview:
i) High School Certificate in original.
ii) Mark sheets of qualifying examination in original.
iii) Character Certificate issued by the Head of the institution last attended.
iv) Certificate of sponsorship (if applicable).
v) No Objection Certificate from employer (if applicable).
vi) OBC/SC/ST/PH certificate, if applicable.
vii) Certificate of OBMC (for a sub-quota of 4.5% for minorities within the 27% reservation for OBCs).
At the time of enrollment, the following documents need to be produced by the candidate:
• Two passport size photographs.
• One set of self-attested copies of all the documents listed in section 9 i) – vii) above.
• Admission letter.
For detailed information regarding application procedure, applications, eligibility and other related information, candidates should refer the official notification. Please visit for further reference.

Fee Details:

The fees for each semester for different category of PhD scholars are as follows:
Full-time scholars
First - Rs. 12,200/-
Last - Rs. 11,600/-
All others - Rs. 9,100/-

First - Rs. 4,700/-
Last - Rs. 4,100/-
All others - Rs. 1,600/-

Part-time scholars
First - Rs. 11,200/-
Last - Rs. 10,700/-
All others - Rs. 8,200/-

First - Rs. 3,700/-
Last - Rs. 3,200/-
All others - Rs. 700/-

PhD programs Important Dates:

PhD programs Important dates section aims to list all important dates such as date of availability of form, last submission date, result date, counselling date, etc.

  • Last Date for Registration: 15th January 2015

Contact Details

For more details please contact
Assistant Dean (Academic Affairs)
National Institute of Technology Sikkim
Ravangla, South Sikkim
Sikkim, India 737 139

National Institute of Technology (NIT), Sikkim
National Institute of Technology, Sikkim is one among the ten newly sanctioned NITS by the Government of India in 2009 under the 11th Five year Plan. It is being established in the Barfung Block, Ravangala Sub Division of South Sikkim. It is managed by the NIT Sikkim Society registered under the Societies Act. Institute is fully funded by Government of India under the Ministry of Human Resource Development. Cut Off
Related Courses: Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

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