Palakkad: Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Palakkad has invited applications for admission to the MS (Research) and PhD programmes starting in July 2017. These programmes are available in the following disciplines: Chemistry, Civil Engineering, Computer Science & Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Mathematics, and Physics.
Applicants should apply through the online portal only (http://iitpkd.ac.in/research), which will be open by Monday on 27 March 2017. The last date for submission of applications is 15 April 2017. PhD programmes are available in the following types: Regular full-time scholars; research scholars who are staff members (regular or project staff) of the institute registering for a degree on a part time basis; and Research scholars under the external registration programme, sponsored by and employed in an industry/organisation/national laboratories having R&D facilities and recognised by DST or by IIT Palakkad.
PhD in Engineering
(a) Candidates with a Master’s degree in Engineering/Technology or a Master’s degree by Research in Engineering/Technology with a good academic record.
(b) 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-NET/NBHM or equivalent qualification in the relevant area tenable for the year of registration.
(c) Candidates who have qualified for the award of Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/Technology from a Centrally Funded Technical Institute (CFTI) with an exceptionally good academic record in an eligible discipline will be considered for direct admission to Ph.D. provided he/she has a minimum CGPA of 8/10 (7.5 for OBC- NCL and 7.0 for SC/ST/PwD on a 10 point scale).
Eligibility: PhD in Sciences
(a) Master’s degree in Sciences with a good academic record and having a valid GATE score or UGC/CSIR-NET/NBHM or equivalent qualification tenable for the current year in the relevant area. Master’s degree holders in Engineering/Technology are also eligible.
(b) Candidates who have qualified for the award of Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/Technology from a Centrally Funded Technical Institute (CFTI) with an exceptionally good academic record in an eligible discipline will be considered for direct admission to Ph.D. in Sciences provided he/she has a minimum CGPA of 8/10 (7.5 for OBC- NCL and 7.0 for SC/ST/PwD on a 10.0 point scale).
Eligibility: MS by Research
(a) Candidates with a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/Technology/Master’s degree in Science with valid GATE score.
(b) Candidates having Associate Membership of the following professional bodies are also eligible for admission to the M.S. programme of their parent discipline provided they have a valid GATE score and have passed both part A and part B of the Membership examinations with a good academic record. (The Institution of Engineers (India) (Civil, Mechanical, Electrical and Electronics, Electronics and communications), The Aeronautical society of India, The Indian Institute of Metals, The Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers, The Institute of Electronics and Tele-communication Engineering and other professional bodies approved by the Senate from time to time.
(c) Engineering graduates from IITs and other Centrally Funded Technical Institutes (CFTI) with a CGPA of at least 8/10 (7.5/10 for OBC-NCL and 7/10 for SC/ST/PwD) are eligible for seeking admission, without GATE score, to the MS Programme and they can be offered HTRA, if selected.
For exact eligibility details and other information, interested candidates should visit the PhD Admission page of the official website of IIT Palakkad: http://turing.iitpkd.ac.in/web/
The academic activities at IIT Palakkad were formally launched in August 2015. The Institute is currently functioning from its temporary campus in the premises of Ahalia Integrated Campus, Kozhipara, Palakkad. A permanent campus will be set up in approximately 500 acres of land adjoining the Sahya mountain range, in the Pudussery village of Palakkad district.