IITB Monash Research Academy Scholarship


The IITB-Monash Research Academy is based in Mumbai, India. The academy is a partnership of the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay (IITB) and Monash University, both in the field of applied science, engineering and technology. For the purpose of promoting engineering research the institute offers IITB-Monash Research Academy Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) scholarships.

Important Dates


The program is open to candidates with a first class master’s degree in science or engineering from a reputed university or a bachelor’s degree in science or engineering with a high GPA. Intake into the program occurs in June and December.

Qualification through the following with a good score is a plus, though it is not a prerequisite: Graduate Record Examination (GRE), Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE), Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), Common Admission Test (CAT) or similar exam.

Proficiency in the English language is essential. This is assessed based on how you answer certain questions in Form A, your language of instruction and your responses in the interview. A GATE, GRE, Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or International English Language Testing System (IELTS) score is not required, but if you have one, include it. IELTS scores are needed for Australia’s visa application process.

How to Apply

To apply to The Academy visit click here… and fill in the online EOI form. More information on the applications process is available on this page.

Last Date

The last date for application is

Contact Details

IITB-Monash Research Academy
IIT Bombay Powai
Mumbai 400076 India

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