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NIT Sikkim Announces PhD Admission Winter 2020-21 ! Decoding Eligibility

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Ravangla, South Sikkim: National Institute of Technology (NIT) Sikkim, an Institute of National Importance, has invited applications from eligible candidates for admission to PhD Program (Full Time / Part Time) for Winter Semester). Full Time PhD with scholarship will be eligible for Institute Research Fellow.

Categories of PhD Admission:

  • Institute Research Fellow
  • Part-Time research scholars

The Institute offers PhD programmes in the following Departments/Disciplines:


  • Computer Science and Engineering
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Electronics and Communication Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering

Basic Sciences and Humanities:

  • Chemistry
  • Mathematics
  • Physics
  • English


Key Dates:  The closing date for submission of online application is 25 January 2021. Application fee of Rs. 500/- (Rs.100/- for SC/ST) for each programme is to be submitted through Online Payment Gateway.

Eligibility Conditions:

The general eligibility criterias for admission in all Departments/fields are given below.

These eligibility criterias are the absolute minimum; Departments may prescribe any other requirements over and above the minimum criteria, subject to the approval of the Convener, SPGB/Dean (Acadenic)/Chairmain Senate.

Engineering/ Technology:

a) Bachelor and Master degree in relavant discipline of Engineering/Technology with minimum 60% marks or 6.5 CGPA in B.Tech/M.Tech;


b) Bachelor degree in in relavant discipline of Engineering/ Technology from IITs / NITs / IIITs / other CFTIs with minimum 85% marks or 9.0 CGPA.

Basic Science: Master degree in in relavant discipline of Science with minimum 55% marks or 6.0 CGPA.

English: Master degree in Englishwith minimum 55% marks or 6.0 CGPA.

For SC/ST candidates, a relaxation of 5% marks or 0.5 CGPA will be considered.

 In addition to the general criteria, the following category-wise additional essential criteria for PhD admission are compulsory:

For Full-Time – A GATE/NET qualification certificate is preferable for candidates having ME/M.Tech.

OR A valid GATE/NET qualification certificate is must for candidates having Bachelor degree in Engineering/Technology and M.Sc.

For Part-Time – Minimum one year teaching/research/industry experience.

For exact eligibility conditions, how to apply and other details, the candidates should refer PhD Admission Notification, uploaded on the official website of NIT Sikkim.


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