Gandhinagar: Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Gandhinagar has invited applications for Start-early PhD fellowship for the Semester I 2019-20. Candidates can earn a PhD degree directly after Bachelor’s degree. The objective of Start-early PhD is to put young undergraduate students from diverse disciplines on the fast-track mode of cutting edge technological research.
Eligibility: B.Tech. students (Class of 2019) from NITs and other select colleges, who are among the top five rank holders in the department at the end of their third year (One may check with HOD/Director of your college to see if your college is included in the list of select colleges. One may also contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org to check the eligibility).
B.Tech. students (Class of 2019) from IITs with a CPI/CGPA of not less than 6.0 at the end of their third year.
No GATE qualification requirement
Fellowship: Rs. 35,000/- per month (with valid GATE score)
Rs. 25,000/- per month (without GATE score)
Earn a PhD degree directly after Bachelor’s degree
Get generous financial support in terms of stipend and travel grants
A fulltime residential researcher (RR) programme
There is no application fee
You need not send the hard-copy of the application form
Admission Procedure: Admission is generally offered on the basis of an interview, which is supplemented by a written test if necessary. The final selection will be mainly based on academic credentials, written test and/or interview.
Application Form Submission Deadline – 05 October 2018
Written Test and/or Interview – 27/28 October 2018
Announcement of List of Selected Candidates – November 2018
Joining – July 2019
For exact eligibility conditions, how to apply and other details, interested candidates should refer PhD Admission notification, uploaded on the official website of IIT Gandhinagar.