Mumbai, 07 October 2017: Doctoral Degree, popularly known as PhD, is one of the highest degrees practiced in higher education system. Pursuing PhD in any Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) is a dream come true. There are 23 IITs in India. Except few new IITs, most of them offer PhD programmes and admit students in two semesters in an Academic Year.
As on date for the Spring Semester or Phase II of 2017-18 Academic Year, eight IITs have opened their admission window for PhD programmes. In addition to these institutes, the closing date for PhD admission for Spring Semester of 2017-18 has already ended. The eight IITs where PhD admission are as followed: IIT Bhubaneswar, IIT Tirupati, IIT Guwahati, IIT (ISM) Dhanbad, IIT Ropar, IIT Madras, IIT Bombay, and IIT Kharagpur.
In IIT Guwahati, the total number of vacant PhD seats are 213 for December 2017. Here, the closing date for submission of online application is 27 October 2017. Meanwhile, Indian Institute of Technology (Indian School of Mines) Dhanbad will hold JRF Entrance Examination (JRFEE) on 12 November 2017. The closing date for submission of application at IIT (ISM) Dhanbad is 31 October 2017.
List of IITs where PhD admission is open
|Name of Intitutes/Universities||Last Date||Remark||Notification Link|
|Indian Institute of Technology Bhubaneswar||31st October 2017 12:00 Midnight||PhD Programmes in the following categories: (1)Institute Scholar (2)Sponsored Scholar (3)Project Scholar (Projects running at IIT Bhubaneswar).||Click here|
|Indian Institute of Technology Tirupati||22-10-2017.||Applications are invited for admission to the M.S (Research)/Ph.D programme starting in Jan 2018 Semester.||Click here|
|Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Guwahati||27-Oct-17||The PhD programmes are available in the following categories: Regular, Sponsored/Part-Time/External. The total number of vacant PhD seats are 213 for December 2017.||Click here|
|Indian Institute of Technology (Indian School of Mines) Dhanbad||31-Oct-17||PhD Programmes are available in Engineering, Science & Humanities and Management subject categories while total subjects are 24.||Click here|
|Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Ropar||The closing date for submission of application is 16 October 2017.||The PhD Programmes are available in the following categories: Regular, Direct, External, and Part-Time.||Click here|
|Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras||
For Direct PhD 22 OCT 2017. Admission to the Research Programme for PhD and MS is open throughout the academic year from July 2017 to June 2018.
|The PhD programme available in direct PhD & Research Programme for PhD and MS Degree programmes.||Click here|
|Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Bombay||16-Oct-17||
Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Bombay invites application for PhD programmes for Spring Semester 2017-18. For the full academic years 2017-18, the total sanctioned strength for PhD programmes is 334 seats.
|India Institute of Technology (IIT), Kharagpur||10-Oct-17||India Institute of Technology (IIT), Kharagpur has released admission notification for PhD programmes in the Spring Semester 2017-18.||Click here|
Note: Candidates should refer the exact admission notification before applying any positions of any universities or institutes. On the basis of information available in the public domain, SkillOutlook has published this story.