IIT Bombay Admission notification Autumn Semester 2017-18 for MTech, PhD, MTech+PhD (Dual Degree)

Mumbai: Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bombay has invited applications for admission to  PhD, MTech, MTech+PhD (Dual Degree), MPhil and MSc-PhD(Dual Degree) in Energy Programmes for the Academic Year 2017-18 starting from July 2017. All applications have to submitted online.

For MTech/MTech.+ Ph.D. (Dual Degree), online application window will open from 28-03-2017 to 18-04-2017. For PhD programmes, online application window will open from 29-03-2017 to 18-04-2017. For MPhil online application window will open from 03-04-2017 to 08-05-2017. For MSc-PhD (Dual Degree) in Energy, online application window will open from 03-04-2017 17-04-2017.


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

  1. Aerospace Engineering
  2. Biosciences and Bioengineering
  3. Chemical Engineering
  4. Chemistry
  5. Civil Engineering
  6. Climate Studies
  7. Computer Science and Engineering
  8. Design
  9. Earth Sciences
  10. Educational Technology
  11. Electrical Engineering
  12. Energy Science and Engineering
  13. Environmental Science & Engineering
  14. Geoinformatics & Natural Resources Engineering
  15. Humanities and Social Sciences (Economics, English, Philosophy, Sociology, Indian Science and Technology in Sanskrit)
  16. Industrial Engineering and Operations Research
  17. Management
  18. Mathematics
  19. Mechanical Engineering
  20. Metallurgical Engineering and Materials Science
  21. Centre for Research for Nanotechnology & Science
  22. Physics
  23. Centre for Policy Studies
  24. Systems & Control Engineering
  25. Centre for Technology Alternatives for Rural Areas(
  26. Centre for Urban Science & Engineering

PhD Programmes Minimum 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 (PhD Information Brochure).

(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 (PhD Information Brochure)

(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 PhD programmes offered by the Industrial Design Centre and Department of Humanities & Social Sciences.

 Such candidates must also fulfill ONE of the following additional requirements:

  1. Valid GATE/CEED Score.
  2. Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) of CSIR/ UGC/NBHM/DBT/DBT/ICAR/ICMR/ ICPR or DST INSPIRE Fellowship.

iii. Candidates having UGC-NET 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).

In addition to the general eligibility criterion, the applicant must satisfy the eligibility criteria specified for the respective Departments/Centres/Schools/ Interdisciplinary Groups. Further, the eligibility criteria for financial support for specific category has to be satisfied.

Candidates are informed that an ongoing degree may also be considered as a qualifying degree provided by the applicant graduates before the PhD programme starts.

For exact eligibility criteria, how to apply and other details, candidates should refer the admission page of the website of IIT Bombay:


For more details on MTech/MTech.+ Ph.D. (Dual Degree), MPhil  and MSc-PhD (Dual Degree) in Energy, candidates should refer the the admission page of the website of IIT Bombay:


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