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Decoding Eligibility for IIT Kanpur PhD Admission with Fellowships for Semester I 2021-22

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Kanpur, 03 April 2021:  Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kanpur, an Institute of National Importance, has  announced admission to  PhD Admission for Semester  I – 2021-22.

Fellowships: Financial support (Institute Assistantship/Scholarship) will be provided to non-sponsored PhD, MTech and MS (By Research) students.

Students who are in final year of their programme (likely to finish the program by July 15, 2021) may also apply and secure provisional admission for the session commencing in July, 2021 (2021-22-I Semester).

Here Skilloutlook presents Key Points of Eligibility Conditions for PhD Admission.

Eligibility Requirements:

The eligibility conditions given below are the absolute minimum. Departments may prescribe any requirements over and above.

The specified minimum marks/CPI (Cumulative Performance Index), referred to in subsequent sections, implies a minimum of 55 percent marks /5.5 (on a 10 point scale) as long as it is not less than the minimum pass marks/CPI; otherwise, the specified minimum marks/CPI implies the minimum pass marks/CPI.

PhD in Engineering:

i) A Master’s degree in Engineering with marks/CPI not below the specified minimum.

or

Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Science (4-year programme) with a minimum of 75 percent marks/7.5 CPI and a valid GATE score (the requirement of GATE score is waived for candidates with Bachelor’s degree in Engineering from the centrally funded technical institutes (CFTIs)).

or

a Master’s degree in Science or an allied area while satisfying each of the following three criteria:

(a) a minimum of 65 percent marks/6.5 CPI in the Master’s degree,

(b) first division in bachelor’s degree, and

(c) JRF/95 percentile or higher in GATE score.

For admission into PhD in Biological Sciences and Bio Engineering, applicants having Master’s degree in Pharmacy/Medicine/Veterinary Science with marks/CPI not below the specified minimum, or Bachelor’s degree in Pharmacy/Medicine/Veterinary Science with a minimum of 75 percent marks/7.5 CPI, may also be considered.

For admission into PhD in Computer Science and Engineering, applicants with Master in computer applications while satisfying each of the above criteria in (a), (b) and (c) may also be considered.

(ii) A valid GATE score is required for the candidates with a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/Design/Architecture, except in the case of candidates with Bachelor’s degree in Engineering from the centrally funded Technical Institutes (CFTIs). The candidates with Master’s degree in Science must either have a valid GATE score or must have qualified for/in JRF/NET.

PhD in Sciences                :

(i) A Master’s degree in the relevant subject or a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Science (4-year programme) with marks/CPI not below the specified minimum.

(ii) The candidate either must have a valid GATE score or must have qualified JRF, or should have INSPIRE fellowship. In addition to GATE/JRF, a valid JEST score is also an eligibility criterion for applying to the PhD programme in Physics. The requirement of GATE/JRF/JEST is waived for candidates having a Master’s degree in Science from IITs with a minimum CPI of 8.0.

(iii) For Economic Sciences:

(a) The candidate must have a Master’s degree in economics or a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Sciences (4 year programme) or a Master’s degree in Sciences or in an allied field of economics with marks/CPI not below the specified minimum.

(b) The candidate must either have a valid GATE score or must have qualified JRF/NET. The requirement of GATE/JRF/NET is waived for candidates having a Master’s degree in Sciences/arts from IITs with a minimum CPI of 8.0.

PhD in Cognitive Science:

Applicants must have a MA/M.Sc/M.Phil/MS/equivalent degree (Cognitive Science/ Psychology/ Linguistics/Philosophy/ Anthropology/ Physics/ Chemistry/ Mathematics/ Statistics/ Bio Sciences/ related disciplines) with a minimum of 60%/6.0 marks/CPI in the qualifying degree. Applicants should have a valid score/qualification in GATE/ CSIR/ JRF/ NET/ COGJET/ other equivalent exam. Applicants from IITs with a minimum CPI of 8.0 are exempted from the GATE/ CSIR/ JRF/ NET requirement. Applicants with M.Sc. in Cognitive Science are also exempted from the GATE/CSIR/JRF/NET requirement.

or

M.Tech/ME/MD (any branch) with a minimum of 60%/6.0 marks/CPI in the qualifying degree.

or

B.Tech/BE (any branch), BS 4-year program (Physics/ Chemistry/ Mathematics/ Statistics/Biosciences/ related sciences), MBBS. Applicant must have a minimum of 75%/7.5 marks/CPI in the qualifying degree. Should have a valid score/qualification in GATE/ CSIR/ JRF/ NET/ COGJET/ other equivalent exam. Applicants from CFTIs (centrally funded technical institutions) with a minimum CPI of 7.5 and those with an MBBS degree are exempted from the GATE/ CSIR/ JRF/NET requirement.

For admission into PhD in Computer Science and Engineering, applicants with Master in computer applications while satisfying each of the above criteria in (a), (b) and (c) may also be considered.

(ii) A valid GATE score is required for the candidates with a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/Design/Architecture, except in the case of candidates with Bachelor’s degree in Engineering from the centrally funded Technical Institutes (CFTIs). The candidates with Master’s degree in Science must either have a valid GATE score or must have qualified for/in JRF/NET.

PhD in Humanities and Social Sciences (HSS):

Applicant must have a Master’s degree in relevant subject or Master degree in Engineering/technology with marks/CPI not below the specified minimum

or

a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Science (4 year program) with a minimum of 75 percent marks/7.5 CPI

or

a Master’s degree in Sciences/(fine-arts)/arts/commerce or chartered accountant from or in an allied field of HSS or an allied area while satisfying each of the following criteria:

(a) a minimum of 55 percent marks/5.5 CPI in the Master’s degree or CPI not below the specified minimum.

(b) first division in bachelor’s degree, and

(c) JRF/NET in a relevant discipline, GATE in Humanities and Social Sciences (XH) or any other national level exam

PhD in Management:

(i) A Master’s degree in management or relevant disciplines in Engineering / technology with marks / CPI not below the specified minimum.

or

a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Science (4-year programme) with a minimum of 75 percent marks/7.5 CPI.

or

a Master’s degree in Science/arts/commerce/chartered accountancy while satisfying each of the following three criteria:

(a) a minimum of 65 percent marks/6.5 CPI in the Master’s degree,

(b) first division in bachelor’s degree, and

(c) JRF/95 percentile or higher in GATE/CAT/GMAT/NET or any other national level examination.

(ii) A valid GATE score is required for the candidates with a bachelor’s degree in Engineering, except in the case of candidates with Bachelor’s degree in Engineering from the centrally funded Technical Institutes (CFTIs). The candidates with Master’s degree in Science/arts/commerce must either have a valid GATE/CAT/GMAT score or must have qualified for/in JRF/NET.

Applications are invited for admission to July 2021 semester in the following programmes:

PhD (ENGINEERING): Aerospace Engineering * Biological Sciences & Bio engineering * Chemical Engineering * Civil Engineering * Computer Science & Engineering * Earth Sciences (M Tech) * Electrical Engineering * Industrial and Management Engineering (all areas of Management) * Materials Science & Engineering * Materials Science * Mechanical Engineering * Photonics Science and Engineering * Sustainable Energy Engineering.

MS (BY RESEARCH): Aerospace Engineering * Civil Engineering (Environmental Engineering, Geoinformatics and Structural Engineering) * Chemical Engineering * Computer Science & Engineering * Cognitive Science * Electrical Engineering * Mechanical Engineering * Photonics Science & Engineering * Sustainable Energy Engineering.

PhD (SCIENCES): Chemistry * Cognitive Science * Economic Sciences * Earth Sciences * Mathematics * Statistics * Physics

PhD (HUMANITIES & SOCIAL SCIENCES): English (Literature, Linguistics & ELT) * Fine Arts * Philosophy * Psychology * Sociology.

Masters of Design & PhD (Design)

 

Key Dates:

The online applications portal (for Indian Nationals only) will be available from 23 March 2021 up to 15 April 2021 (11:59 PM).

Indian Nationals can apply only through online mode of application. Foreign Nationals can apply only through offline mode. The last date for receiving applications in both offline and online modes is 15 April 2021 (11:59 PM).

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

https://www.iitk.ac.in/doaa/pgadmission.htm

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