Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Palakkad Ph.D. Programme Admission 2021

Updated on Wed, 03 November 2021 at 17:53 IST

Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Palakkad invites applications for admissions to Ph.D. Programme for the academic year 2021.

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

Programmes Offered

The applications are invited for the following areas of specialization:

  1. Biological Sciences and Engineering
  2. Chemistry
  3. Civil Engineering
  4. Computer Science and Engineering
  5. Data Science
  6. Electrical Engineering
  7. Humanities and Social Sciences
  8. Mathematics
  9. Mechanical Engineering
  10. Physics
  11. Environmental Sciences & Sustainable Engineering Centre (ESSENCE)

Eligibility Criteria:

Interested candidates should fulfill following eligibility criteria:

1.Candidates with a Master's degree in Engineering/Technology or a Master's degree by Research in Engineering/Technology with a good academic record.

2.Candidates who have qualified for the award of four year Bachelor's degree in Engineering/Technology/Sciences with an exceptionally good academic record and valid GATE score in an eligible discipline will be considered for direct admission to PhD.

3. Candidates with Master's degree in Sciences with a good academic record and of exceptional merit are eligible for the relevant Engineering discipline. They should have a valid GATE score or UGC / CSIR-LS & JRF/ NBHM or equivalent qualification in the relevant area tenable for the year of registration.

Mode of Selection:
1.Eligible candidates possessing the minimum educational qualifications (as given in section 6.3) and satisfying additional and stiffer criteria set from time to time, will be called for an interview and/or test by the Selection Committee.

Application Procedure:

Online Steps to be followed

Candidate can also apply through online at

Fee Details:

- The application fee is as follows:
- GN/OBC-NCL/EWS Male candidates: Rs.100/-
- GN/OBC-NCL/EWS Female candidates: Rs.50/-
- SC/ST and PwD candidates: Rs.50/-

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 of Submission of Application Form: 30 June 2021
  • Advertisement to Appear: 20 October, 2021
  • Application Portal Opens: 23 October, 2021
  • Last date for submission of application online: 10 November, 2021
  • Shortlist to appear On or before: November 20, 2021
  • Statement of purpose (SOP) to be submitted On or before: November 27, 2021
  • Interview dates During: December 01 – December 14, 2021
  • Selection list to appear: December 17, 2021
  • Date of Admission: To be announced

Contact Details

For more details please contact
Indian Institute of Technology Palakkad,
Ahalia Integrated Campus,
Kozhippara P. O | Palakkad,
Kerala | Pin: 678557

Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Palakkad
Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Palakkad established in 2015, is dedicated to creating an environment wherein students and faculty can dream, think and innovate to craft a better future for the world. IIT Palakkad is one of the new IITs being mentored by IIT Madras. It is currently functioning from a temporary campus situated in the Ahalia Health Heritage and Knowledge Village, located about 25 km from the Palakkad railway station.
Related Courses: Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

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