Admission open for MTech and PhD programmes in IIT Bombay for Autumn Semester 2018-19

Mumbai: Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bombay has released Post Graduate/PhD Programmes Admission for Autumn Semester 2018-19. The admissions are available in the following programmes: PhD, MTech, MTech+PhD (Dual Degree), MPhil and MSc – PhD (Dual Degree) in Energy Programmes for the Academic Year 2018-19 starting from July 2018.

Key Dates: The closing date for MTech/MTech+Ph.D.(Dual Degree) is 11 April 2018. The closing date for PhD is 11 April 2018. The closing date for MPhil is 07 May 2018. The closing date for  MSc – PhD (Dual Degree) in Energy Online is 17 April 2018.


PhD Eligibility Conditions: General Eligibility criterion for Admission in all Departments/ Centres/ Schools/ Interdisciplinary Groups:

One of the following in appropriate subject areas:

1) Master’s Degree in Engineering/Technology or equivalent degree, with First class or 60% marks (55% marks for SC/ST) as described in the PhD Information Brochure.

2) One of the following:

(i) Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/Technology with First class or 60% marks (55% marks for SC/ST) as described later in A.5.4.

(ii) Master’s degree in Science or equivalent degree, with First class or 60% marks (55% marks for SC/ST) as described later in A.5.4.

(iii) Master’s degree in Arts/Commerce or equivalent degree in allied subjects with a minimum of 55% marks (50% for SC/ST), only for admission to the Ph.D. programmes offered by the Industrial Design Centre and Department of Humanities & Social Sciences.

Candidates must also fulfill ONE of the following additional requirements:

  1. Valid GATE/CEED Score.
  2. Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) of CSIR/ UGC/ NBHM/


iii. Candidates having UGCNET Lectureship (LS) are also eligible for Teaching Assistantship in addition to other academic qualifications in Humanities & Social Sciences Department.

  1. Minimum of 2 years of professional experience (acquired after obtaining the qualifying degree and completed before the starting of the semester in which admission is sought).

The Admission notification has mentioned that in addition to general eligibility criterion, applicants must satisfy the eligibility criteria specified for the respective Departments/Centres/Schools/ Interdisciplinary Groups. Further, for financial support the eligibility criteria for specific category has to be satisfied.

Admission for IIT B.Tech. degree holders: Candidate having an B.Tech. degree from IITs and having a CGPA/CPI score of 8.00 (on 010 scale) and above are exempted from requirement of GATE qualification. They may be admitted to MTech Programme under TA/RA positions through written test and/or interview.

The PhD programmes are available in the following departments/Centres of IIT Bombay:

Aerospace Engineering

Biosciences and Bioengineering

Chemical Engineering


Civil Engineering

Climate Studies

Computer Science and Engineering


Earth Sciences

Educational Technology

Electrical Engineering

Energy Science and Engineering

Environmental Science & Engineering

Geoinformatics & Natural Resources Engineering

Humanities and Social Sciences (Economics, English, Philosophy, Sociology, Indian Science and Technology in Sanskrit)

Industrial Engineering and Operations Research



Mechanical Engineering

Metallurgical Engineering and Materials Science

Centre for Research for Nanotechnology & Science


Centre for Policy Studies

Systems & Control Engineering

Centre for Technology Alternatives for Rural Areas

Centre for Urban Science & Engineering

For further details about eligibility conditions, how to apply and other details, the candidates should refer the Admission Notification, uploaded on the official website of IIT Bombay.

Click here Official Notification  

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