Pilani: BITS Pilani has invited online applications for admission to PhD programme at its Pilani, Goa and Hyderabad campuses under Full Time and Part Time scheme in various Departments for First Semester 2017-18. The closing date for submission of online application is 16 May 2017 (05 PM).
Biological Sciences, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Civil, Computer Science, Electrical Electronics Engineering, Humanities & Social Sciences, Economics & Finance, Management, Mathematics, Mechanical, Pharmacy, Physics. Interdisciplinary areas such as Biotechnology, energy, environment, robotics, nano-science, nano-technology, and water management are also available under Doctoral Programmes.
Eligibility Conditions: Any Higher Degree such as M.E./M.Pharm./MBA/M.Phil of BITS or its equivalent with a minimum of 60% aggregate in the qualifying examination. Candidates with an M.Sc./B.E./B.Pharm or an equivalent degree with a minimum of 60% aggregate may also be considered for Ph.D. admission subject to their suitability and competence. For Ph.D. Programme in Humanities and Social Sciences, candidates with an M.A. and with minimum of 55% aggregate may also be considered. Shortlisted candidates will be called for a written test/interview for selections.
Full time students: Candidates are required to devote their full time towards PhD. Short listed candidates will be required to come to designated campuses at Pilani / Goa / Hyderabad, for test and/or interview. The seats under full time schemes are limited so preference will be given to candidates working in ongoing sponsored projects in the Institute, and the CSIR/UGC- NET qualified candidates.
Part time students: Candidates working in organizations situated in close vicinity of campuses of BITS Pilani will be admitted under this scheme.
Assistantship (Fee Waiver and Stipend): BITS Pilani informed that admitted to full time PhD programme will be considered for Project/Research Assistantships to the tune of Rs 13,200/- to Rs 20,000/- per month or more. Selected candidates will be required to participate in teaching and other developmental programme of the institute under the guidance of a mentor.
For exact eligibility conditions, how to apply and other details, interested candidates should visit the Admission Portal of BITS Pilani: http://www.bitsadmission.com/