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Phd Admission 2015 @ Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Gandhinagar

Updated on Tue, 20 January 2015 at 16:11 IST
Phd Admission 2015 @ Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Gandhinagar

Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Gandhinagar invites applications for Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) for the year 2015.

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) Admission is conducted by Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Gandhinagar.

Ph.D Eligibility Criteria:

Interested candidates should fulfill following eligibility criteria:

=> Minimum 55% marks or 5.5 CPI marks in M.A./M.Sc./B.Tech./M.Tech. or equivalent degree in appropriate branches. Above mentioned eligibility criteria is minimum at Institute level.

=> For discipline wise minimum eligibility criteria, please click here. The disciplines may use higher cut off levels for short listing. Candidates belonging to SC/ST/PD categories would be eligible for relaxations, as pernorms, in the selection criteria.

Financial Support

Students joining the Ph.D. program as regulars (RR) will be considered for Institute Fellowship based on the following norms:

=> Students with B.E./ B.Tech. / B.Arch / B.Sc.(Engg)/ M.Sc. / M.A. / M.Com. degrees or equivalent, who have qualified GATE or National Level test (UGC / CSIR / NBHM / DBT etc.), will be considered for monthly assistantship of Rs.16000/- for the first 2 years and enhanced rate of Rs.18000/- for the remaining 3 years.

=> B.Tech./B.E. students from Centrally Financed Technical Institutions (CFTIs) with CGPA of more than 7.0 (At the end of their third year) would be considered for financial assistantship without requirement of GATE scores.

=> Students with M.Tech. / M.E. / M.Arch. / M.Sc.(Engg) or equivalent/ M.Phil./ M.B.B.S / MD / MS degrees and Management students with a combination of M.B.A. and Engineering/ Technical background will be considered for monthly assistantships of Rs. 18000/- for the first 2 years and enhanced rate of Rs.20000/- for the remaining 2 years.

Application Procedure for Ph.D:

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

=> Admission is generally offered on the basis of an interview, which is supplemented by a written test if necessary.

=> The Institute will invite a limited number of candidates for a written test and interview based on the academic records, statement of purpose, etc.

=> The final selection will be mainly based on academic credentials, written test and/or interview.

=> The written test is generally based on the topics related to general aptitude (logical reasoning, analytical and numerical ability, etc.), writing skills, and basic courses of various disciplines at undergraduate level.

=> The candidates who do not qualify in the written test need not appear for interview. The reserved category candidates will be given due relaxation in cutoff marks as per the norms.

=> The candidates called for the Test / Interview will be reimbursed any amount exceeding Rs.750/- for to and fro single second-sleeper class railway fare by the shortest route from their place of residence to the Institute /venue of the Test / Interview. For example, in case of total railway fare of Rs.1400/- the candidate will be reimbursed Rs.650/-. It is required to produce evidence (railway ticket) in support of the claim.

=> In addition to the announced admission cycles with prescribed deadline of application, the Institute also considers applications any time of the year in case of exceptional candidates. Based on the qualifications of the candidates and the need of the discipline concerned, applications received are processed through duly constituted selection committees at regular intervals.

Online Application form can be downloaded from official website of Ph.D: www.iitgn.ac.in

Ph.D Important Dates

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

Phase I

  • 20th February 2015 : Application form submission deadline
  • 27th February 2015 : Web announcement of short-listed candidates for written test and/or interview
  • 19th to 22nd March 2015 : Written test and/or interview
  • 30th March 2015 : Web announcement of list of selected candidates
  • Tentative dates of the PhD (Regular and Start Early) interviews (Phase I)
    Tentative Date of the Interview -Discipline

  • 19 March 2015 (Thursday) : Mathematics
  • 20 March 2015 (Friday) : Chemistry, Cognitive Science, Earth Sciences
  • 21 March 2015 (Saturday) : Biological Engineering , Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering
  • 22 March 2015 (Sunday) : Physics, Civil Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Computer Science & Engineering
  • 23 March 2015 (Monday) : Humanities and Social Sciences, Materials Science & Engineering

Phase II

  • 30 March 2015 : Application form submission deadline
  • 10 April 2015 : Web announcement of short-listed candidates for written test and/or interview
  • 05 to 07 May 2015 : Written test and/or interview
  • 15 May 2015 : Web announcement of list of selected candidates
  • Tentative dates of the PhD (Regular and Start Early) interviews (Phase II).Tentative Date of the Interview - Discipline

  • 05 May 2015 (Tuesday) : Chemistry, Humanities and Social Sciences, Cognitive Science, Earth Sciences, Mathematics, Materials Science & Engineering
  • 05 May 2015 (Wednesday) : Biological Engineering , Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering
  • 06 May 2015 (Thursday) : Physics, Civil Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Computer Science & Engineering

Courses Offered:

Ph.D. programmes in
=> Biological Engineering,
=> Chemical Engineering,
=> Chemistry,
=> Civil Engineering,
=> Cognitive Science,
=> Computer Science and Engineering,
=> Earth Sciences,
=> Electrical Engineering,
=> History,
=> Language & Literature,
=> Materials Science and Engineering,
=> Mathematics,
=> Mechanical Engineering,
=> Philosophy,
=> Physics,
=> Political Science,
=> Psychology,
=> Social Epidemiology and Sociology.

Contact Details

For more details please contact
Vishwakarma Government Engineering College Complex,
New CG Road,
Chandkheda,
Ahmedabad,
Gujarat 382424 093284 74222

Website : www.iitgn.ac.in

Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Gandhinagar
IIT Gandhinagar (IITGn) is one of the new IITs started in the academic year 2008-09. The Institute is located at Chandkheda, which is about a 15-minute drive from both Ahmedabad and Gandhinagar. Ahmedabad is known for its excellent infrastructure with thriving industries, prestigious academic and research institutes, and an ambiance that encourages excellence and entrepreneurship. Currently the Institute is functioning from the premises of the Vishwakarma Government Engineering College. The Institute has excellent facilities in terms of classrooms, laboratory spaces, faculty offices, etc.
 
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