Tiruchirappalli, 18 October 2023: National Institute of Technology (NIT), Tiruchirappalli, Top NIT as per NIRF 2021, has invited applications from eligible candidates for admission to PhD for January 2023 session.
There are four types of PhD programmes available for admission:
(a) Full-Time: (i) Half-Time Research Assistantship (HTRA), and (ii) Externally Funded (iii) Non-Stipendiary
(b) Part-Time: In-Service (i) Internal and (ii) External
Total PhD Seats: There are 17 departments offering PhD Programmes. The total number of PhD Seats with Institute Fellowships are 70 (Full Time-Stipendiary Category).
Key Dates & Application Fees:
Start of Online Application (Website Open) – 27 September 2023
Last Date for submission Of Online application (Website Closure) – 31 October 2023 (5:00 p.m.)
Tentative Schedule for Written Test*/Interview – 04th to 09th December 2023
List of Departments where PhD admission available with number Fellowship Seats:
Architecture – 06 seats
Chemical Engineering – 05
Chemistry – 02
Civil Engg – 05
Computer Applications – 07
Computer Science and Engineering -03
Electrical & Electronics Engg – 02
Electronics & Communication Engg – 06
Energy & Environment Engineering- 02
Humanities (English)– 01
Instrumentation & Control Engineering- 06
Management Studies – 05
Mathematics – 05
Mechanical Engg – 13
Metallurgical & Materials Engg – 03
Physics – 03
Production Engg – 04
Total – 70
Fellowship Benefits: Half Time Research Assistantship (HTRA) is available to full time scholars who are admitted to PhD programmes in different departments subject to the availability as stipulated by Ministry of Human Resources Development. The award and renewal of the assistantship / scholarship is as per the guidelines issued by Mistry of Education , from time to time. The recipients of HTRA are required to assist the department in academic works to a minimum of 8 hours per week.
For further details about eligibility conditions, how to apply and other details, the candidates should refer the PhD admission page of NIT Trichy.