Puducherry, 08 December 2020: National Institute of Technology (NIT), Puducherry, an Institute of National Importance, has released PhD Admission Notification for January 2021 session. The PhD programmes are available 09 departments.
Regular full time scholars will get institute fellowship/JRF. The institute fellowship will be limited and shall be available on merit.
PhD Admission Categories:
- Full time institute fellowship/JRF
- Sponsored by candidates
- Sponsored from industries
- Self-financed (Indian / Foreign)
- Institute Project Staff (Internal)
Part Time (On Campus)
Part Time (External)
Key Dates: Last date of submission of form to the Institute is 31 December 2020 by .
An Application Fee of Rs.1000/- (Rs.500/- (for SC/ST/PH) must be paid.
List of Departments where PhD programmes available:
i) Civil Engineering
ii) Computer Science Engineering
iii) Electrical and Electronics Engineering
iv) Electronics and Communication Engineering
v) Mechanical Engineering
ix) Physical Education
PhD in Engineering
(i) Candidates with Master’s degree in Engineering/Technology or a Master’s degree by Research (MS By Research) in Engineering/Technology disciplines with a minimum of 60% aggregate marks (or) CGPA of 6.5/10 in UG or PG for admission under OC/OBC category and 55% aggregate marks or equivalent CGPA of 6.0 for SC/ST candidates.
(ii) Candidates with Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/Technology from CFTI with valid GATE Score with a minimum of 90% aggregate marks (or) CGPA of 9.5/10 in UG for admission under OC/OBC category and 85% aggregate marks or equivalent CGPA of 9.0 for SC/ST candidates.
PhD in Mathematics/Physics/Chemistry/Physical Education
Candidates having Masters degree with First class in Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Mathematics/Physics/Chemistry/Physical Education in the relevant discipline with minimum 60% aggregate marks (CGPA 6.5/10) in UG or in PG for OC/OBC category and 55% aggregate marks or equivalent CGPA of 6.0 for SC/ST candidates.
A valid UGC/CSIR/NET/GATE score is mandatory for Institute fellowship.
Selection Procedure: Candidates are required to submit their research proposal along with the application.
The shortlisted candidates will be screened by written test and interview by the Departmental Selection Committee. The list of candidates recommended by the Departmental Selection Committee is sent to the Director for approval.
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 NIT Puducherry.