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IIT Guwahati Opens PhD Admission for 588 Seats July 2023 Session ! Institute Fellowships

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Guwahati, 26 March 2023: Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Guwahati, an Institute of National Importance, has announced  Doctoral/MTech/MDes/MS(R)/MA programmes of July 2023 Session.

Total Number of PhD Seats: The total number of PhD Seats available are for the July 2023 session are 588. Special Seats for PhD Programme under CSIR/UGC JRF Scheme are 10.

IIT Guwahati offers admission to PhD programme under Regular Category and certain Non-Regular Categories, viz. Sponsored, Employed Part-Time, Project-Staff, External, and Self-Financed categories. The details of these studentship categories are given below.

The seats offered under non-regular categories are limited to a maximum of 10% of the total number of PhD seats of the respective department/school/centre.

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: 24 March 2023.

Closing of Application Portal: 05:00 PM on 20 April 2023

Registration of New PhD students:  24 July 2023.

List of departments offering PhD Programmes for July 2023:

Department of Computer Science and Engineering –  30

Department of Electronics and Electrical Engineering –  51

Department of Mechanical Engineering –  48

Department of Civil Engineering – 53

Department of Design – 18

Department of Biosciences and Bioengineering – 38

Department of Chemical Engineering – 36

Department of Physics – 42

Department of Chemistry – 40

Department of Mathematics – 42

Department of Humanities and Social Sciences – 35

School of Agro and Rural Technology – 10

School of Business – 10

School of Energy Sciences and Engineering – 10

School of Health Science and Technology – 10

Mehta Family School of Data Science and Artificial Intelligence – 10

Centre for Disaster Management and Research – 10

Centre for the Environment – 10

Centre for Indian Knowledge Systems – 10

Centre for Linguistic Science and Technology – 10

Centre for Nanotechnology – 10

Centre for Sustainable Polymers – 10

Centre for Intelligent Cyber Physical Systems (Seats under Project Mode only) – 10

Centre for Sustainable Water Research -05

Total -558

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


Department of Physics –  05

Department of Biosciences and Bioengineering  – 05

Total- 10

Dual MTech + PhD in Computer Science and Engineering-10

Dual MS (Engineering) + PhD in Electronics and Electrical Engineering -10

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.

For admission into PhD programme under regular category, the candidates must have one of the following qualifications for availing respective fellowships/assistantships:

For Institute Assistantship:

Valid GATE/CEED Score.

BTech/BDes/MSc/MA/MTech/MDes/MS degree from an IIT with a minimum CPI of 8.0 on 10-point scale.

UGC-CSIR-NET (Assistant Professorship) in case of Arts background candidates.

MTech/MDes or an equivalent degree (from any Institute) and having qualified GATE/CEED (at some point of time, which need not be valid now).

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


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