Puducherry: National Institute of Technology (NIT), Puducherry has invited online applications for PhD programmes 2017. Both Full Time and Part-Time doctoral programmes are available. A few research fellowships are available to full time research scholars who are not receiving any financial support/scholarship from other Agencies or State or Central Governments.
PhD degree programme is offered in various departments as follows: Civil Engineering, Computer Science and Engineering, Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Electronics and Communication Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, and Science & Humanities (Mathematics/ Physics/ Chemistry/ English).
The closing date for online submission of application is 15 May 2017. The application fee is Rs1,000/-. (Rs.500/- for SC/ST/PH).
Eligibility Conditions for PhD in Engineering: Candidates with Master’s degree in Engineering/Technology or a Master’s degree by Research (M.S. By Research) in Engineering/Technology disciplines with a minimum of 60% aggregate marks (or) CGPA of 6.5/10 in UG and in PG for admission under OC/OBC category and 55% aggregate marks or equivalent CGPA of 6.0 for SC/ST candidates. Aggregate marks/CGPA, the standard in awarding the degree that the university follows will be taken for consideration. No conversion certificate is required.
Eligibility Conditions for PhD degree in Science & Humanities: Candidates with First class Master’s degree in Sciences & Humanities in the relevant discipline with minimum 60% aggregate marks (CGPA 6.5/10) in UG and in PG for OC/OBC category and 55% aggregate marks or equivalent CGPA of 6.0 for SC/ST candidates. A valid GATE/UGC/CSIR/NET score is mandatory for full-time candidates. Aggregate marks/CGPA, the standard in awarding the degree that the university follows will be taken for consideration. No conversion certificate is required.
Candidates applying for part-time and external modes of registration do not require GATE score or NET Score or UGC/CSIR fellowship.
Candidates recommended by the Departmental Selection Committee from the received applications will be screened by an entrance test and/or interview by the Departmental selection Committee with Chairman, Senate (or) a Senate nominee as observer. Both full time and part time candidates will have a common written test.
For exact eligibility criteria, how to apply, and other details, the interested candidates should refer the PhD admission notification uploaded on the official website of NIT, Puducherry.