IIT Madras announces PhD and MS (Research) Admission for AY 2018-19 ! Find key dates

Chennai: Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras has announced PhD and MS (Research) Admission for Academic year 2018-19. IIT Madras has informed that admission to the Research Programmes for PhD and MS is open throughout the academic year 2018-19.

Key Dates for July 2018 session: Access to the link “Admission Opened for M.S/Ph.D (2018-19)” will be available from 01 March 2018. Applications received till 31 March 2018 will be considered for July 2018 admission.


The admission to PhD and MS (by Research) programmes are available under regular/part-time/external schemes of IIT Madras. Half-Time Research Assistantship (HTRA) funded by MHRD as well as fellowships from other funding agencies like CSIR, UGC, DST, ICMR, ICAR, AICTE etc. are available for those who have qualified for these schemes. Shortlisted candidates will be called for “test and interview” or “interview” by the Selection Committees of the respective departments from time to time.

Candidates with BE/ BTech/BS (4 year) can apply to pursue Direct Admission to MS + PhD in Engineering/Sciences after their Bachelor’s Degree. Meritorious MS scholars with CGPA>8.0 are eligible to upgrade to the PhD programme in the same department and will receive two degrees (M.S. + Ph.D.) on completion of the programme.

Opportunities to carry out Joint Ph.D. between IITM & reputed Foreign Universities exist; details at https://research.iitm.ac.in/jdp

For latest update, eligibility criteria, how to apply and other details, candidates should visit the official website of  IIT Madras.


The announcement of IIT Madras PhD and MS (Research) 2018-19 has been released on the Employment Newspaper Dt. 27 January 2018 – 02 February 2018.

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