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NIT Allahabad PhD Admission open for 227 seats ! Institute Fellowships Available

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Allahabad, 05 April 2021: Motilal Nehru National Institute of Technology Allahabad, a part of NIT Group of institutes and popularly known as NIT Allahabad, has released PhD Admission Notification for 2021-22 session. The PhD programmes are available in following categories: Institute Stipendiary Full Time Research Scholar; Self-financed Full- Time Research Scholar;  Sponsored Full- Time Research Scholar; and  Faculty/Staff/Sponsored Project Fellow of MNIT Allahabad Part-Time Research Scholar.

The total number of vacant PhD seats are 227 seats: Institute Stipendiary Full-Time Research Scholar -129; Self-financed Full-Time Research Scholar -35; Sponsored Full-Time Research Scholar -35; and Sponsored Part-Time Research Scholar.

Key Dates:

Start of online application process – 05 April 2021

Closing date for online application process 07 May 2021 up to 5.00 PM

Last date for receipt of the printed and signed application form – 10 May 2021 up to 5.30 PM

Application fee is Rs 1200/- for OPEN and OBC-NC candidates for each programme. For SC/STcategory admission fee is  Rs 600 /-  for each programme.

Department-wise maximum available seats under Institute Stipendiary Full Time Research Scholar:

Applied Mechanics Department – 12

Biotechnology Department -12

Chemical Engineering Department -07

Civil Engineering Department -15

Chemistry Department -03

Computer Science and Engineering Department -16

Electrical Engineering Department -11

Electronics and Communication Engineering Department -14

GIS Cell -02

Humanities and Social Sciences Department -03

Mathematics Department -07

Mechanical Engineering Department -23

Physics Department -03

School of Management Studies-03

Total: 129

Eligibility for Admission:

i The eligibility conditions given below shall be considered to be the absolute minimum. Departments may prescribe any requirements over and above these.

 ii Candidates must have minimum 60% aggregate marks or 6.5 C.P.I. (Cumulative Performance Index on Ten point scale) in qualifying examination. For SC/ST candidate’s, minimum marks will be 55% aggregate or 6.0 CPI.

PhD in Engineering Master degree in relevant branch of Engineering/Technology with marks not below 60% or CPI 6.5


Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Master’s Degree in Science/Applied biological sciences/Computer Application or any appropriate discipline with a minimum of 75% marks or CPI 8.0.

PhD in Management: Master’s Degree in Management/Technology/ Engineering/ Economics/ Commerce / Science / Computer Applications/Social Science with a minimum of 60% marks or equivalent CPI 6.5.


Bachelor’s degree in Engineering with a minimum of 75% marks or CPI 8.0,


Qualified Chartered Accountant having minimum three years of professional experience as practicing Chartered Accountant with a minimum of 60% marks at both graduation level, as well as CA examination

Ph.D. in Sciences, Humanities and Social Sciences (HSS): Master’s Degree in the relevant subject with a minimum of 60% Marks or CPI 6.5 OR Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/Pharmacy with marks not below 75% or CPI 8.0

PhD in Geographic Information System (GIS) Cell: M.Tech. or equivalent in GIS & Remote Sensing/Civil Engineering/Computer Science and Engineering/ Electronics/Information Technology/Agriculture Engineering/Mining Engineering with a minimum marks 60% or CPI 6.5.

OR M.Sc. or equivalent degree in GIS & Remote Sensing/Applied Geology/Geophysics/Geography/ Environmental Science/Computer Science or degree in Master of Computer Application with a minimum marks 75% or CPI 8.0.

OR Bachelor’s degree in Engineering with a minimum 75% marks or CPI 8.0 Note:

Those candidates who are applying for Course category 11 (Institute Stipendiary Full-Time Research Scholar) must have GATE qualification (i.e. GATE score above cut-off) of any year /NET in relevant branch/subject.

Where the eligibility qualification is Master’s Degree in Science/Computer Application/Commerce /Economics/English/Management or any subject of Humanities/ Life Sciences or Social Science, NET/ GATE qualification is mandatory (except for course category 13, 14 and only those receiving fellowships from UGC, CSIR, DST, etc. under course category 12).

For exact details about eligibility conditions, how to apply and other details, the candidates should refer the Admission Notification, uploaded on the official website of  :


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