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IIT Patna Opens PhD Admission July 2023 with Institute Fellowships: Decoding Eligibility

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Patna, 02 April 2023: Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Patna, an Institute of National Importance, has announced PhD Admission for July 2023 (Autumn Semester, AY-2023-24).

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 17 April 2023.

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 an Engineering/Technology, with a minimum CPI of 6.5 or 60% of marks.

A.1.2 Bachelor’s degree in Engineering / Technology in a relevant branch / area with a minimum CPI of 7.5 or 70% of marks and a valid GATE score. The requirement of GATE score is waived for candidates with Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering from the Centrally Funded Technical Institutes (CFTIs) with CGPA > 8.0 and above (out of 10) in line with MHRD (now MoE) letter no. 17-2/2014-TS.I dated February 18, 2015 and other IITs. Such candidates are required to appear in the interview for selection.

A.1.3. Master’s degree in Science in a relevant area with a minimum CPI of 7.5 or 70%.

A.2 Ph.D. in Science

For admission to the Ph.D. 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 in a relevant branch / area with a minimum CPI of 7.5 or 70% of marks.

A.3 Ph.D. in Humanities and Social Sciences

For admission to the Ph.D. 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/Management/ Business Administration 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 in Engineering/Technology in a relevant branch / area with a minimum CPI of 7.5 or 70% of marks.

Direct Admission

For candidates in Sciences, Engineering & Technology:

The Institute may admit exceptionally bright candidates as Full-time (Institute Fellows) by direct admission. Direct admission to PhD program for exceptionally bright candidate is permissible subject to fulfilment of the following conditions:

  1. B.Tech. / B. S. from the IITs, graduated within the last five years, with a degree in the respective discipline with a CPI/CGPA of > 8.0
  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

There would be no admission in direct admission category in Department of Humanities and Social Sciences.

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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