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IIT Patna Announces PhD Admission January 2023 with Institute Fellowships: Decoding Eligibility

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Patna, 04 November 2022: Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Patna, an Institute of National Importance, has announced PhD Admission for January 2023 (Spring Semester, AY-2022-23).

The Institute assistantships will be available to eligible (Indian) students as per prevailing (Ministry of Education, GoI) norms, as applicable from time to time. At present total emoluments are Rs 31,000/- per month.

IIT Patna admits PhD students under the following categories: Regular Full Time, Sponsored, Self-Financed, Project Staff, and Employed & Part Time.  Regular PhD  full time  can be classified a) Institute Fellows- She/he receives assistantship from the Institute; b) JRF/SRF Fellows – She/he receives fellowship from any government recognized funding agencies, such as CSIR, UGC, DBT, NBHM, DST (INSPIRE programme), etc.

Key Dates: The closing date for submission of On-line Application is 16 November 2022.

Application Fees:   The application fee of Rs. 1000/- for General/OBC-NCL/EWS (Male) candidates and Rs. 500/- for SC/ST/PwD/Female (all categories) candidates, must be submitted online through SBI Collect.

List of Departments where PhD Admission is open:  

Chemical & Biochemical Engineering

Chemistry

Civil & Environment Engineering

Computer Science & Engineering

Electrical Engineering

Physics

Humanities & Social Sciences

Metallurgical & Materials Engineering

Mathematics

Mechanical Engineering

Minimum Eligibility Criteria for Admission in to PhD Programme:

In all the disciplines, the upper age limit is 28 years (B.Tech./B.E./M.Sc./MA/MCA/MBA) and 32 years (M.Tech./M.E./M.S./M.Phil.) to be calculated as on the last date of application and is applicable only for candidates applying in Regular and Full time category, as institute fellow.

A.1 PhD in Engineering

For admission to the PhD Programme in Engineering Department, a candidate must satisfy one of the following criteria:

A.1.1 Candidates having M.Tech./M.E. degree in a Engineering/Technology, with a minimum CPI of 6.5 or 60% of marks.

A.1.2 Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/Technology (from any Institute other than IITs) in a relevant area with a minimum CPI of 8.0 or 75% of marks.

A.1.3. Bachelor’s degree from an Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) in a relevant area with a minimum CPI of 7.0.

A.1.4. Master’s degree in Science in a relevant area with a minimum CPI of 7.5 or 70%.

A.2 PhD in Science

For admission to the PhD Programme in Science departments, a candidate must satisfy one of the following criteria:

A.2.1 M.Phil.or Master’s degree in Science in a relevant area with a minimum CPI of 6.5 or 60% of marks.

A.2.2 Master’s degree in Engineering/Technology in a relevant area with a minimum CPI of 6.5 or 60% of marks

A.2.3 Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/Technology from an Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) in a relevant area with a minimum CPI of 7.0.

A.2.4 Bachelor’s degree in a related area in Engineering/Technology (from any Institute other than IITs/IISc) in a relevant area with a minimum CPI of 8.0 or 75% of marks.

A.3 PhD in Humanities and Social Sciences

For admission to the PhD Programme in the department of Humanities and Social Sciences (HSS), a candidate must satisfy one of the following criteria:

A.3.1 M.Phil.or Master’s degree in Arts/Commerce/Science in a relevant area with a minimum of 55%marks or equivalent.

A.3.2 Master’s degree in Engineering/Technology/Design in a relevant area with a minimum CPI of 6.5 or 60% marks.

A.3.3 Bachelor’s degree from an Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) in a relevant area with a minimum CPI of 7.0.

A.3.4 Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/Technology (from any Institute other than IITs/IISc) in a relevant area with a minimum CPI of 7.5 or 70% marks.

The Institute may admit exceptionally bright students and Full-time (Institute Fellows) directly (i.e., without entrance test) into the Ph.D. program.

Eligible candidates meeting one of the following criteria may be considered for a waiver of the entrance test:

  1. B.Tech. from the IITs, graduated within the last five years, with a degree in the respective discipline with a CPI/CGPA of 8/10 and above.
  2. Masters from the IITs/IISc, graduated within the last five years, with a degree in the respective discipline with a CPI/CGPA of 8.5/10 and above

Relaxation for SC/ST Candidates:

Eligibility criteria will be relaxed by 5% marks or 0.5 CPI for SC/ ST applicants.

For detailed eligibility criteria, how to apply and other details, the candidates refer the PhD Admission Notification, uploaded on the official website of IIT Patna.

https://www.iitp.ac.in/

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