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PhD Admission open in NIT Trichy for Jan 2020: 61 PhD seats with Fellowship

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Tiruchirappalli: National Institute of Technology (NIT), Tiruchirappalli, an Institute of National Importance, has invited applications from eleigible candidates for admission to PhD  programmes for the January 2019 session. There are three types of PhD programmes available for admission in full time PhD: PhD (Full Time-Stipendiary Category); PhD (Full time) – Project category; and PhD (Full time) – Non-Stipendiary Category.

There are 16 departments where PhD programmes are available for the current session for stipendiary category regular PhD. The total number vacant seats under stipendiary category regular PhD are 61.

Key Dates & Application Fees: The closing date for submission of online application is 14 November 2019. The PhD written test will be held on 05 December 2019 & Interview (for Shortlisted Candidates only) will be on 06 December 2019.

The application fee is Rs. 500/- for OC/OBC-NCL and Rs. 200/- for SC/ST/PwD candidates.

List of Departments where PhD admission available:

  1. Architecture -04
  2. Chemical Engineering – 04
  3. Chemistry -02
  4. Civil Engineering -07
  5. Computer Applications -04
  6. Computer Science & Engineering -05
  7. Electrical & Electronics Engineering -01
  8. Energy & Environment Engineering -01
  9. Humanities & Social Sciences-02
  10. Instrumentation & Control Engineering -5
  11. Management Studies -5
  12. Mathematics -4
  13. Mechanical Engineering -5
  14. Metallurgical & Materials Engineering -5
  15. Physics -2
  16. Production Engineering -5


Fellowship Benefits: Half Time Research Assistantship (HTRA) is available to full time scholars who are admitted to Ph.D. programmes in different departments subject to the availability as stipulated by Ministry of Human Resources Development. The award and renewal of the assistantship /scholarship is as per the guidelines issued by MHRD, from time to time. The recipients of HTRA are required to assist the department in academic works to a minimum of 8 hours per week. The assistantship / scholarship will not be available for sponsored candidates or to scholars getting financial support from any private agency or other agencies under state or central governments.

How to Apply: Candidates applying for Ph.D. programme must apply online through the web site www.nitt.edu or admission.nitt.edu. The information brochure is available in the website.

Selection Procedure:  For both categories, the mode and norms for selection shall be on par with those in force for full-time PhD candidates. Following the scrutiny and short-listing of the applications, eligible candidates will be called to attend a written test. The candidates, short listed based on the written test performance need to appear for a technical and personal interview by the Departmental Research Committee comprising HoD, all eligible Research Supervisors and the Dean’s nominee (observer).

For further details about eligibility conditions and other details, the candidates should refer the PhD admission page of NIT Trichy


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