Mizoram: National Institute of Technology Mizoram an Institute of National Importance under Ministry of HRD, Govt. of India invites online applications from eligible candidates for Admission into Ph.D. Program (2018-19-Autumn Semester).
Ph.D. admission is available in following departments (July –Dec. 2018 session):
- Department of Electrical & Electronics Engineering (Specialization: Power Electronics and Machine Drives)
- Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering
- Department of Basic Sciences & HSS
CATEGORIES OF Ph.D. STUDENTS
The Institute admits Ph.D. students under the following categories:
A student in this category works full-time for his/her Ph.D. degree. He/she receives assistantship from the Institute or fellowship from any recognized funding agency.
A student in this category is sponsored by a recognized R&D organization, academic institution, government organization or industry for doing research in the Institute on a fulltime basis. The Institute does not provide any assistantship/fellowship to such a student.
A student in this category works full-time or part-time towards the Ph.D. Programme. The Institute does not provide any assistantship/fellowship to such a student.
This category refers to a student who is working on a sponsored project in the Institute and is admitted to the Ph.D. Programme to work on a full-time basis. The remaining duration of the project at the time of admission should be at least one year. If the project gets completed before the student completes his/her Ph.D. Programme, his/her category will be converted to that of REGULAR category.
A student in this category is a professionally employed person, who pursues the Ph.D. Programme while continuing the duties of his/her service in NIT Mizoram or elsewhere. The Institute does not provide any assistantship/fellowship to such a student.
This category refers to a student employed in an R&D organization/academic institution/industry having adequate research facilities. The research work leading to the Ph.D. degree may be carried out largely in the parent organization of the candidate under a Local Supervisor from the organization but with the overall guidance provided by a faculty member (Institute Supervisor) of the Department/Centre in which he/she is registered. The Institute does not provide any assistantship/fellowship to such a student.
Assistantship: A student under REGULAR category may receive assistantship.
Ph.D. in Engineering: Master’s Degree in the area of Engineering/Technology from a recognized University/ Institute with a minimum CGPA of 6.5 in 10 point scale or 60 % of marks in the qualifying examinations.
Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/Technology in a relevant area with a minimum CGPA of 7.5 or 70% of marks and with a valid GATE score.
Ph.D. in Science (Physics/Chemistry/Mathematics): Master’s Degree in the area of Physics/Chemistry/Mathematics from a recognized University/ Institute with a minimum CGPA of 6.5 in 10 point scale or 60 % of marks in the qualifying examinations and qualify the NET/GATE. However, NET/GATE is not compulsory for part-time category.
Ph.D. in HSS (Economics/English):
Master’s Degree in the area of Economics/English from a recognized University/ Institute with a minimum CGPA of 6.0 in 10 point scale or 55 % of marks in the qualifying examinations and qualify the NET examination conducted by UGC/CSIR. However, NET is not compulsory for part-time category.
*For SC/ST candidates, there is a relaxation of 0.5 CGPA or 5% of marks.
*Conversion from CGPA to percentage or vice-versa shall not be allowed.
Key Dates: (a) Last date for submission of application form: 19/06/2018
(b) Date of Written Test and/or Interview: 28/06/2018
How to Apply: Application form can be downloaded from Institute website (www.nitmz.ac.in). Self -attested copies of necessary supporting documents and a demand draft (of Rs. 200/- for General/OBC OR Rs.100/- for SC/ST); drawn in favour of “Director, NIT Mizoram” payable at SBI, Bawngkawn Branch,
Aizawl should be attached with filled in application form. Application form complete in all respects should reach the Heads of the respective Department, NIT Mizoram, Chaltlang (Dawrkawn), Aizawl, Mizoram – 796012 by 19/06/2018 super-scribing “Application for admission into Ph.D. program in the Department of _______________” on the envelope.