PhD admission open for December 2017 in NIT Warangal

Warangal: National Institute of Technology (NIT), Warangal, invites applications for PhD programmes December 2017 session. The PhD Programs are offered in Full-time (FT) and Part-time (PT) modes. The candidates selected for admission into PhD under Full-Time program are eligible to receive institute fellowship as per MHRD rules.

Key Dates: The online application will commence from 16 October 2017. The closing last date to receive applications is 7 November 2017. The announcement of candidates called for Written Test/Interview is 13 November 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 01 February 2018.

The PhD Programs, in Full-time (FT) and Part-time (PT) modes, are offered in 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



Humanities and Social Sciences

School of Management

Eligibility Conditions:

i) Faculty of Engineering Departments:

Master’s/M.S. (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.


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 atleast CGPA OF 7.5/10 or 70% for candidates under SC/ST/PwD 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) and 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 ≥ 6.0) in PG for candidates under SC/ST/PwD category. All candidates must have a valid GATE/UGC/CSIR/INSPIRE/NET score.

iii) Faculty of Management Studies:

Master’s degree in Business Administration with minimum 60% aggregate marks (CGPA ≥ 6.5/10) in PG for candidates under OC/OBC category and minimum of 55% marks (CGPA ≥ 6.0) for candidates under SC/ST/PwD category. All candidates must have a valid UGC/NET/CAT/MAT 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 Candidates can visit for information regarding the individual departments.

The above qualifications are the minimum eligibility criteria required and Institute reserves the right to fix higher norms for shortlisting of the candidates to be called for written test / interview.


Department of Civil Engineering

BTech. or BE or Equivalent degree in any branch of Engineering & Technology

MTech or ME in relevant specialization.

For exact qualification, how to apply and other details, interested candidates should refer Admission Notification, which is uploaded on the official website of NIT Warangal.

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