NIT Warangal PhD Programme July 2017 admission under Regular-Time and Part-time mode

Warangal: National Institute of Technology (NIT), Warangal, India’s top ranked institute among NITs as per NIRF 2017, has invited applications for admission into PhD Programs for July 2017 session. The candidates selected for admission into PhD under Full-time program are eligible to receive institute fellowship as per MHRD rules. PhD programmes under Part-time mode are also available.

The application submission has already commenced from 17 April 2017. The closing date for submission of application is 08 May 2017. The Dates of Written Test/ Interview are 12-16 June 2017. Candidates who are in final year of Qualifying Degree can also apply. However, such candidates have to submit their provisional certificate on or before 16-8-2017. Category-wise (OBC, SC, ST, PWD) reservations on overall available seats will be followed as per Government of India norms.


NIT Warangal offers PhD programmes on the following departments:  Civil Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electronics and Communications Engineering, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Computer Science and Engineering, Biotechnology, Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Humanities and Social Sciences (British Literature & English Language Teaching), and School of Management. Both Full time and Part-time PhD programmes are available in the above disciplines.

Eligibility Conditions:

Here, candidates can find the broad qualification requirements for PhD programs. Candidates should visit for information regarding the individual departments as there are specific requirements for some departments.

Faculty of Engineering Departments: I) Master’s/MS (by Research) degree in Engineering / Technology in the appropriate branch of study with minimum 60% aggregate marks (CGPA ≥ 6.5/10) in UG or PG for admission under OC / OBC category and minimum 55% aggregate marks (CGPA of ≥ 6.0) for candidates under SC/ST/PwD category.

OR Bachelor’s in Engineering / Technology with valid GATE score and at least CGPA of 8.0/10 or 75% of marks under OC/OBC category and at least CGPA of 7.5/10 or 70% for candidates under SC/ST category.. Candidates who have obtained their Bachelor’s degree from Centrally funded Institutes will be exempted from valid GATE score requirement.

II) Faculty of Sciences (Maths/ Physics/ Chemistry) and Humanities & Social Sciences(English): Master’s degree in the relevant discipline of Science (Maths/ Physics/ Chemistry/ Humanities & Social Sciences (English) with minimum of 60% aggregate marks (CGPA≥ 6.5/10) in PG for candidates under OC/OBC category and minimum of 55% aggregate marks (CGPA of ≥ 6.0) in PG for candidates under SC/ST/PwD category. All candidates must have a valid GATE/UGC/CSIR/NET score.

III) Faculty of Management Studies:  Master’s degree in Business Administration with minimum of 60% aggregate marks (CGPA≥ 6.5/10) in PG for candidates under OC/OBC category and minimum of 55% marks (CGPA of ≥ 6.0) for candidates under SC/ST/PwD category.

NIT Warangal informed that all candidates must have a valid UGC/NET score. “GATE qualification” means score above the prescribed cut-off mark specified in the GATE score card for respective categories viz; OC, OBC, SC and ST.

For exact eligibility conditions, how to apply and other details, the interested candidates should visit the PhD Admission Page uploaded on the official website of NIT Warangal : or

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