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IIT Delhi Announces PhD, Direct PhD & MS (Research) Admission Semester I 2021-22 with Research Assistantship

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New Delhi, 13 March 2021: Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Delhi, an Institution of Eminence (IoE), has released Admission Notification for PhD, Direct PhD and MS (R) Programmes – Semester I 2021-22. IIT Delhi offers 30 PhD Programmes with extensive choices of specializations. Full Time PhD Scholars are eligible for Teaching/Research Assistantship.

IIT Delhi informed that meritorious students with a bachelor’s degree (such as BTech.) are advised to directly apply for the PhD programmes if they wish to pursue doctoral research.

Candidates in the final year of their programmes and who expect to complete all their qualifying degree requirements before the date of registration are also eligible to apply for admissions.

Key Dates:

Submission of online application commences on 15 March 2021 (12.00 noon)

Last date for submission of online application and application fee on 24 April 2021 (04.00 pm)

Range of dates for Test / Interview –  10 May  2021 – 23 June 2021


Financial Assistance & Other Support:  A scheme for the award of Teaching/Research Assistantship for providing financial assistance to the students exists. In terms of this scheme, those non-sponsored students who are admitted on full-time basis are considered for the award of Teaching/Research Assistantship.

PhD programmes are offered in the following Departments/Centres of IIT Delhi:

Applied Mechanics

Biochemical Engg & Biotechnology

Chemical Engineering


Civil Engineering

Computer Science & Engineering


Electrical Engineering

Humanities& Social Sciences

(Literature, Sociology, Psychology, Linguistics, Philosophy, Policy, Economics)

Management Studies


Material Science and Engineering

Mechanical Engineering


Textile & Fibre Engineering


Centre for Applied Research in Electronics

Centre for Atmospheric Sciences

Centre for Automatic Research and Tribology

Centre for Biomedical Engineering

Centre for Energy Studies

Centre for Rural Development and Technology

Sensors, Instrumentation, Cyber –Physical Systems Engineering

Value Education in Engineering


Amar Nath and Shashi Khosla School of Information Technology

Bharti School of TelecommunicationTechnology and Management

Kusuma School of Biological Sciences

Interdisciplinary Research

Public Policy

Transportation Research& Injury Prevention Programme

Selection Procedure:   Admission to the PhD programmes is normally made on the basis of an interview of eligible candidates conducted by the Department/Centre/School concerned, through its Department Research Committee (DRC) / Centre Research Committee (CRC)/ School Research Committee (SRC). DRC/CRC/SRC may decide to conduct a written test as well, or multiple interviews, or other ways or testing, in order to screen the candidates.

For exact details about eligibility conditions, how to apply and other details, the candidates should refer the Admission Notification, uploaded on the official website of IIT Delhi.


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