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IIT Kharagpur Opens PhD Admission Spring Semester 2022-23 with Institute Assistantship

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Kharagpur, 23 September 2022: Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kharagpur, an Institute of National Importance, has opened PhD Admission for Spring Semester  2022-23. Regular PhD candidates will receive Institute Research Assistantship.

PhD Programmes are available in the following categories: Regular with Institute Assistantship, Individual Fellowship (i.e. CSIR/UGC/DBT/ICMR/INSPIRE etc.), Sponsored, and Working Professionals] of the Institute in all disciplines of Engineering, Technology, Science, Architecture & Regional Planning, Humanities & Social Sciences, Rural Development, Law, Management and Medicine. Admission of reserved-category candidates will be done as per Government of India notification.

Key Dates & Application Fee:

Commencement of Online application form submission                – 21 September 2022

Website closure for submission of online application form –  11 October 2022

Last date for receipt of hard copy of completed application (for Ph.D through Project category only) at the Academic (PGS&R) Section-  13 October  2022

Written Test and Interview to be conducted in the respective Departments/Centres/Schools (for shortlisted candidates only)-  14 November  2022 to 21 November  2022

List of Departments where PhD Admission available for Autumn Semester 2022-2023:

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

Centre of Excellence on Safety Engineering & Analytics (COE-SEA)

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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


BTech from IITs: BTech degree and Dual Degree (B.Tech & M.Tech ) holders having final CGPA >= 8.00 from Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) will be given direct admission in Ph.D programme with Institute Research Assistantship.

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 Procedure:

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 Test (Through offline mode), and
  3. Personal Interview (Through offline mode)

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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