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NIT Durgapur: PhD Admission Open for 75 seats with Institute Fellowships Odd Semester 2020-21

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Durgapur: National Institute of Technology (NIT) Durgapur, an Institute of National Importance, has released PhD Admission for Odd Semester 2020-21. The total number of PhD seats with Institute Fellowship are 75 across 14 departments.

The PhD Admission is available in the following categories:

  • Category-A. Regular Research Scholar with Institute Fellowship
  • Category-B. Regular Research Scholar with financial support from Government Programs (sponsored by
  • DST, CSIR, UGC etc.)
  • Category-C. Regular Research Scholar selected in Externally Funded Sponsored Projects in the Institute
  • Category-F. Professional research scholar from the institute (NIT Durgapur Faculty / Staff)
  • Category-G. Regular sponsored research scholar from Government/ Semi-Government/ other highly reputed
  • organizations/academic or research institutions
  • Category-H. Professional sponsored research scholars from reputed industries (Industry Research
  • Program)
  • Category-I. Professional research scholars from academic/ research institutions
  • Category-J. Professional sponsored research scholars under Government of India schemes like TEQIP etc.

Key Dates:

Last date of form submission (Online) is 15 September  2020 ending at 5:00 PM

Publication of results on the website October 5, 2020

Online admission and enrollment of selected candidates October 7 – 9, 2020

List of Departments with vacant seats with Institute Fellowship

Biotechnology (BT) -07

Civil Engineering (CE) -06

Chemical Engineering (CH) – 06

Computer Science & Engineering (CS) -11

Chemistry (CY) -04

Electronics & Communication Engineering (EC) -06

Electrical Engineering (EE) -07

Earth and Environmental Studies (ES) -01

Humanities & Social Studies (HS) -02

Mathematics (MA) -04

Mechanical Engineering (ME) -08

Metallurgical & Materials Engineering (MM) -05

Management Studies (MS) -04

Physics (PH) -04

Total Number of  Seats: 75

 Selection Procedure For PhD Programmes

(i) Selection of PhD candidates under categories A, B, C, G & I:

A shortlisting of applications will be made by the respective departments based on the documents submitted

(online) and only the short-listed candidates will be intimated for admission test and viva voce (online) on

the notified date. All shortlisted candidates shall appear for the admission test online. There may be a

further screening after the admission test for viva voce, depending upon the number of candidates.

For further details about eligibility conditions, how to apply and other details, the candidates should refer the PhD Admission Notification, uploaded on the official website NIT Durgapur.


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