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PhD Admission 2015-2016 @ Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Ropar

Updated on Sat, 21 March 2015 at 13:36 IST
PhD Admission 2015-2016 @ Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Ropar

Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Ropar invites applications for Ph.D Programme for the year 2015.

Ph.D Programme is conducted by Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Ropar.

The Ph.D progarmmes are offered in Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics and Humanities and Social Sciences.

Indian Institute of Technology Ropar invites applications from Indian citizens for PhD programs in various disciplines for 1st semester of academic year 2015-2016. Eligibility criteria and areas of research for each department are given below:

Ph.D Programme Eligibility Criteria:

Interested candidates should fulfill following eligibility criteria:
Computer Science and Engineering
=> M.Tech./M.E/M.S. or equivalent qualification in computer science and engineering or equivalent degree with 60% marks (or 6.5 grade point out of 10) (55% marks for SC/ST). However, exceptional candidates having B.Tech/B.E qualification with valid GATE score can apply for direct admission to PhD programme.

=> A candidate with a Bachelor's degree from any IIT and having a CGPA/CPI score of 8.00 (out of 10.0) and above are exempted from requirement of GATE qualification.

Areas of Research: Activity Recognition, Pattern Recognition, Machine Learning, Pervasive and Mobile Computing, Pervasive Health Care, Assistive and Rehabilitative Technology, Cyber-Physical systems, Sensor Networks, Participatory Sensing, Wireless Networks, Energy Management.

Electrical Engineering

=> Minimum Grade Point Average of 6.5/10 or 60% of marks in, M.E./M.Tech/M.S. in Electrical/ Electronics /Comm- unications/Computer Science/Instrumentation Engineering or equivalent or Microelectronics/Solid-state Technology/MEMS/Nano Science/Nano Technology/Material Science/Engineering Physics or equivalent, relevant to the area of research are eligible to apply.

Areas of Research:
1. Renewable Energy,
2. Mixed Signal Analog and RF VLSI Circuits and Systems,
3. Semiconductor Devices and Nanoelectroincs,
4. Image and Video Processing.

School of Mechanical, Materials and Energy Engineering
1. Master's degree in Engineering/Technology or a Master's degree by Research in Engineering/Technology. Candidates must have obtained at least 60% marks (or 6.5 Grade Point out of 10) in their Master's. OR
2. Master's degree in Sciences with a valid score in GATE/UGC/CSIR/NET/NBHM or equivalent qualification. Candidates must have obtained at least 60% marks (or 6.5 Grade Point out of 10) in their Master's.OR
3. Exceptional candidates having B.Tech/B.E qualification with valid GATE score can apply for direct admission to PhD programme.
A candidate with a Bachelor's degree from any IIT and having a CGPA/CPI score of 8.00 (out of 10.0) and above are exempted from requirement of GATE qualification to apply.

Areas of Research: Bio-Medical (BM), Design & Analysis (DA), Manufacturing & Materials (MM), Thermo-Fluid (TF)

Chemistry
First Class (6.5 grades point out of 10) or 60% marks (55% marks for SC/ST) in Masters or equivalent degree in Chemistry/Bio-Chemistry/Materials Science and Technology/ Pharmaceutical Sciences/Biotechnology.

Candidates meeting this requirement must also fulfill one of the following additional requirements tenable for current year:

a) Valid GATE Score.
b) UGC/CSIR-NET qualification or equivalent qualification.
c) DST-INSPIRE fellowship.

Area of Research: Electronic Structure Calculations, Quantum Dynamics, Nanomaterials, Electrocatalysis, FuelCell/Batteries, Catalysis and Materials Synthesis, Synthetic Organic Chemistry, Homogeneous Catalysis, Polymeric biomaterials for Drug Delivery, Inorganic and Organometallic Chemistry and Supramolecular Organic Synthesis.

Mathematics
=> First Class (6.5 grades point out of 10) or 60% marks (55% marks for SC/ST) in Master’s Degree in Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Science, Physical Sciences, Engineering Sciences or equivalent Master’s Degree.

Candidates meeting this requirement must also fulfill one of the following additional requirements tenable for current year:

a) Valid GATE score.
b) UGC/CSIR NET qualified or NBHM or equivalent qualification.
c) DST-INSPIRE Fellowship.

Areas of Research: All areas of Pure & Applied Mathematics.

Physics
=> First Class (6.5 grades point out of 10) or 60% marks (55% marks for SC/ST) in Master's or equivalent degree in Physics or relevant subject/ B. Tech. in engineering physics with valid GATE score or UGC/CSIR-NET or DST-INSPIRE fellowship.

Areas of Research: Nano patterning, Nuclear structure and dynamics, Meta materials, Nano photonics and plasmonics, Neutrino Physics, Quantum Optics, Physics of graphene and nano-devices, Non-linear light scattering and biophotonics, Quantum computation and information processing, Photovoltaics and functional nano materials, SFG Vibrational spectroscopy.

Humanities and Social Sciences
=> 55% (or 6 grade point out of 10) in Master's or equivalent degree in Cognitive Science,Economics, English Literature or Linguistics with UGC-NET or valid score in GATE.
=> The candidates must be interested in working in the research areas/subjects mentioned below. Candidates interested in interdisciplinary research, in the relevant areas of research mentioned below can also apply.

Areas of Research:
(1) English Literature: American Studies, Cultural Studies, Gender Studies, Modern Fiction, Postcolonial Studies.
(2) Linguistics: Morphology, Optimality Theory, and Phonology, Psycho/Neurolinguistics, Language and Cognition
(3) Economics: Applied Econometrics, Open Economy Macroeconomics, International Economics and Finance, Industrial and Urban Economics, Economic Geography and Regional Spillover.

*In the area of Linguistics, applicants with only external funding (JRF etc.) will be considered.

Mode of Examination

Ph.D Programme is Computer Based Test (CBT).

Application Procedure for Ph.D Programme:

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

Application form can be downloaded from official website of Ph.D Programme: http://www.iitrpr.ac.in/sites/default/files/Offline%20form.docx

Fee Details:

Application fee of Rs. 200/- (for SC/ST Rs. 100/-)

Ph.D Programme Important Dates

Ph.D Programme 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 receipt of Applications : April 06, 2015

Courses Offered:

PhD Programme in
=> Computer Science and Engineering
=> Electrical Engineering
=> School of Mechanical, Materials and Energy Engineering
=> Chemistry
=> Mathematics
=> Physics
=> Humanities and Social Sciences

Contact Details

For more details please contact
ndian Institute of Technology Ropar
Nangal Road,
Rupnagar,
Punjab, INDIA - 140001

www.iitrpr.ac.in

Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Ropar
Indian Institute of Technology, Ropar is one of the eight new IITs set up by the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Government of India, to expand the reach and enhance the quality of technical education in the country. This institute is committed to providing state-of-the-art technical education in a variety of fields and also for facilitating transmission of knowledge in keeping with latest developments in pedagogy.
 
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