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IIT Kharagpur Announces PhD Admission July 2021 with Institute Assistantship

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Kharagpur, 01 April 2021: Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kharagpur, an Institute of National Importance, has opened PhD Admission Portal for Autumn Semester 2021-22. Regular PhD candidates will receive Institute Research Assistantship for five years.

PhD Programmes are available in the following categories: Regular, Sponsored, Working Professionals and Individual Fellowship (i.e. CSIR/UGC/DBT/ICMR/INSPIRE categories)] of the Institute in all disciplines of Engineering, Technology, Science, Architecture & Regional Planning, Humanities & Social Sciences, Rural Development, Law, Management and Medicine.

Key Dates & Application Fee: Commencement of online application form submission: 30 March 2021. The closing date for submission of application is 20 April 2021.

Last date for receipt of hard copy of completed application (for Ph.D through Project category only) at the Academic (PGS&R) Section –  26 April 2021.

Application fee (Non-refundable) is Rs.1000/- for Unreserved/OBC/EWS/Transgender candidates and Rs.500/- for SC/ST/PwD/ Women candidates.

List of Departments where PhD Admission available for Spring Semester 2020-2021:

Aerospace Engineering

Agricultural and Food Engineering

Architecture and Regional Planning


Chemical Engineering


Civil Engineering

Computer Science and Engineering

Electrical Engineering

Electronics and Electrical Communication Engineering

Geology and Geophysics

Humanities and Social Sciences

Industrial and Systems Engineering


Mechanical Engineering

Metallurgical and Materials Engineering

Mining Engineering

Ocean Engineering and Naval Architecture



Artificial Intelligence

Advanced Technology Development

Centre for Educational Technology

Centre for Oceans, Rivers, Atmosphere and Land Science

Centre for Theoretical Studies

Centre for Computational and Data Sciences (CCDS)

Cryogenic Engineering

Rekhi Centre of Excellence for the Science of Happiness

Deysarkar Centre for Excellence in Petroleum Engineering

Materials Science

Rubber Technology

Rural Development

P K Sinha Centre For Bioenergy and Renewables

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Bio Science

Energy Science and Engineering

Environmental Science and Engineering

G.S. Sanyal School of Telecommunication

Nano Science and Technology

Rajendra Mishra School of Engineering Entrepreneurship

Rajiv Gandhi School of Intellectual Property Law

Ranbir and Chitra Gupta School of Infrastructure Design and Management

School of Medical Science and Technology

School of Water Resources

Subir Chowdhury School of Quality and Reliability

Vinod Gupta School of Management


Fellowships: The Institute Research Assistantship shall be awarded for a maximum period of 5 years.

At present the amounts are as follows:

Rs. 31,000/- pm for first 2 years

 Rs. 35,000/- pm for next 3 years

Selection and Admission: The admission of a candidate to the PhD program is recommended by the Departmental Academic Committee (Post-Graduate and Research), abbreviated as DAC (PG&R), of the Department/Centre concerned on the basis of:

  1. Overall Academic Performance
  2. Written/Computer Test and/or Interview

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


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