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IIT Guwahati Opens PhD Admission for 393 Seats December 2022 Session

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Guwahati, 28 September 2022: Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Guwahati, an Institute of National Importance, has announced  PhD Admission for December 2022 Session.

Total Number of PhD Seats: The total number of PhD Seats available are 358 for the December 2022 session. Special Seats for Ph.D Programme under CSIR/UGC JRF Scheme are 45.

The PhD Programmes are available for the following types: Regular and Full Time, Sponsored and Full Time, Employed and Part Time, Self-Financed and Full Time, Self-Financed and Part Time, Project Staff and Full Time, Project Staff and Part Time, External and Part Time, and Self-Financed and Full Time Foreign Students.

Joint Degree PhD Programme with IIT (BHU): This is first of its kind among IITs. The students admitted to this joint degree PhD programme (JDP) will work under the joint supervision of faculty members from both IIT Guwahati and IIT (BHU) on the specified research proposals.

Key Dates:

Opening of Application Portal for Submission of Applications: 27 September  2022.

Closing of Application Portal: 05:00 PM on 18 October  2022.

Selections will be conducted by 07 December 2022. .

Registration of New PhD students:  02 January  2023.

List of departments offering PhD Programmes for July 2022:

Department of Computer Science and Engineering –  25

Department of Electronics and Electrical Engineering –  27

Department of Mechanical Engineering –  39

Department of Civil Engineering – 30

Department of Design – 14

Department of Biosciences and Bioengineering – 14

Department of Chemical Engineering – 26

Department of Physics – 23

Department of Chemistry – 24

Department of Mathematics – 23

Department of Humanities and Social Sciences – 27

School of Agro and Rural Technology – 07

School of Business – 09

School of Energy Sciences and Engineering – 08

School of Health Science and Technology – 07

Mehta Family School of Data Science and Artificial Intelligence – 06

Centre for Disaster Management and Research – 08

Centre for the Environment – 05

Centre for Indian Knowledge Systems – 07

Centre for Linguistic Science and Technology – 10

Centre for Nanotechnology – 06

Centre for Sustainable Polymers – 08

Centre for Intelligent Cyber Physical Systems (Seats under Project Mode only) – 05

Total -358

Special Seats for Ph.D Programme under CSIR/UGC JRF Scheme


Department of Physics –  15

Department of Chemistry – 20

Department of Biosciences and Bioengineering  – 10

Total- 45

Stipend for PhD Regular Full Time: At present, the Institute provides monthly assistantship of Rs. 31,000 for the first two years and RS.35,000 for the next three years to our regular full time PhD students.

They receive Financial Assistantship/ Scholarship from IIT Guwahati or Fellowship from CSIR/UGC or any other recognized funding agency.

The Financial Assistantship/ Scholarship from the Institute or the Fellowship from External funding agency is granted to them as per its governing rules and subject to satisfactory academic progress and satisfactory performance in assigned teaching assistant duty.

In order to avail assistantship/ scholarship from the Institute or the fellowship from the respective external funding agency, these candidates must have the following requirements unless they are exempted from these.

The candidates with four-year Bachelor’s degree (BE/BTech/ BDes or equivalent) as qualifying degree must have valid and qualifying GATE score (CEED score in case of Department of Design)

The candidates with MSc degree as qualifying degree must have valid and qualifying GATE score or valid CSIR-NET(JRF)/ INSPIRE/ NBHM-PhD qualification, etc.

The candidates having MA in Humanities and Social Sciences subjects or equivalent must have valid UGC-NET qualification.

The requirement of valid GATE/ CEED/ NET/ INSPIRE, etc. is exempted for the candidates with qualifying degree as Bachelor’s (BTech/BDes) degree or Masters’ (MA/MSc) degree from an Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) with minimum CPI of 8.0 in a 10-point scale.

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


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