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IIT Jodhpur invites applications for PhD programs in various disciplines

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JODHPUR : IIT Jodhpur has opened its online portal to accept PhD applicants for January 2024. The Institute will accept applications till October 20th, 2023. The PhD programmes offered by IIT Jodhpur are based on written tests and/or interviews. Admissions to PhD programs are open in specific disciplines and interdisciplinary programs. Currently, the Institute has more than 4500 students enrolled across various UG, PG and PhD programs.  The Institute has faculties of international repute, excellent research infrastructure and vibrant student community on the campus. IIT Jodhpur’s dedicated faculty members and astute student researchers have notably published a wealth of research in journals and conferences of international repute, contributing significantly to the global scientific community. In collaboration with both global and local industries, they have developed and commercialized innovative technologies, fostering a thriving ecosystem of research and practical application at our institution

The main objective of the doctoral programme at IIT Jodhpur is to provide cutting-edge inter-disciplinary research, and to train the next generation of academics that inspire future technology with sustainable solutions. The applicant must have a master’s degree in engineering, pharmacy, agricultural science, science, humanities, social sciences, management with at least 60% marks or at least 6.0/10 CPI or CGPA for GEN/GEN-EWS/OBC (55% for SC/ST/PD). The B.Tech graduates from centrally-funded technical institutions (CFTI) with a CGPA of 8.0 and above are eligible to apply to all PhD courses at IIT Jodhpur without writing the Graduate Aptitude Test for Engineering (GATE). However, students with CGPA lower than 8.0 are required to write the GATE to be eligible. PhD Programmes are available in the following categories: Regular with Institute Assistantship, Individual Fellowship (i.e. CSIR/UGC/DBT/ICMR/INSPIRE etc.), Sponsored, Working Professionals, Part-time, Part-time (Online), Indian Nationals Residing Abroad (INRA) and foreign nationals. Regular PhD students will be eligible for Research Assistantship (RA) and Teaching Assistantship (TA) [Financial support as per Ministry of Education norm]. The Institute also gives financial support to present research work at International and National conferences.

The interested candidates can check other details and eligibility criteria from the link provided here –


The applications are invited in the following departments or schools or centres of IIT Jodhpur: (1) Artificial Intelligence and Data Science (2) Bioscience and Bioengineering (3) Centre for Emerging Technologies for Sustainable Development (4) Chemistry (5) Chemical Engineering (6) Civil and Infrastructure Engineering (7) Computer Science and Engineering (8) Electrical Engineering (9) Liberal Arts (10) Mathematics (11) Management and Entrepreneurship (12) Mechanical Engineering (13) Metallurgical and Materials Engineering (14) Physics.

In addition, applications are also invited in the following inter-disciplinary areas: (1) Digital Humanities (2) Internet of Things and Applications (3) Quantum Information and Computation (4) Robotics and Mobility Systems (5) Smart Healthcare (6) Space Science & Technologies.

The applicants can submit their forms through the following online links:

For Indian Nationals –


For Foreign Applicants –


IIT Jodhpur also has collaborations with international Universities to foster collaborative research projects between students and faculty, such as University of Buffalo, USA, and University of Albany, USA offering Joint degree programs. This enables students pursuing their PhD at IIT Jodhpur to go on exchange programs in such international campuses. IIT Jodhpur also provides hostel facility with single occupancy with Air-Conditioned rooms to all PhD students.

“In IIT Jodhpur, we maintain an open and collaborative culture where student-guide selection is guided by mutual agreement, enabling meaningful interactions with our faculty. After the initial semester, students have the autonomy to shape their academic journeys, while a robust monitoring system ensures their progress. Moreover, we are dedicated to fostering innovation and entrepreneurship, offering students a one-year extension or break after five years of study to empower them to pursue entrepreneurial endeavours.”, said Dr. Soumava Mukherjee, Associate Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering and Coordinator of PG Admissions, IIT Jodhpur.

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