New Delhi, 23 March 2021: In India there are 23 Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs). These institutes carry Institutes of National Importance tag. For doctoral programmes, IITs offer attractive Fellowships, known as Institute Fellowships or Junior Research Fellowships.
As on 23 March 2021, there Ten IITs have announced PhD Admission for July-August 2021 semester. These institutes are popular destinations for PhD aspirants.
List of IITs where PhD Admission Open :
- IIT Bombay -12 April 2021
- IIT Guwahati – 12 April 2021
- IIT Kanpur -15 April 2021
- IIT Hyderabad -07 April 2021
- IIT Delhi -24 April 2021
- IIT Bhubaneswar -20 April 2021
- IIT Madras -30 April 2021
- IIT Gandhinagar- 27 March 2021
- IIT Indore
- IIT Mandi -15 April 2021
Kanpur: Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kanpur, an Institute of National Importance, has announced admission to PhD, MTech, MDes, MS(By Research) and DIIT Programmes for I Semester – 2021-22.
Fellowships: Financial support (Institute Assistantship/Scholarship) will be provided to non-sponsored PhD, MTech and MS (By Research) students.
Students who are in final year of their programme (likely to finish the program by July 15, 2021) may also apply and secure provisional admission for the session commencing in July, 2021 (2021-22-I Semester).
Mumbai, 22 March 2021: Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bombay, an Institute of National Importance, has Announced Post Graduate/PhD Programmes Admission for July 2021-22 semester.
The following programmes are available for the session: PhD, MTech, MTech+ Ph.D. (Dual Degree),MPhil, MSc-PhD(Dual Degree) in Energy Programmes, Master in Public Policy (MPP), MS by Research in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering and Dual Degree MA+Ph.D Programme in Philosophyfor the Academic Year 202122 starting from July 2021.
Guwahati, 22 March 2021: Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Guwahati, an Institute of National Importance, has announced Admission to Postgraduate Programmes for July 2021 Session. These PG Programmes include PhD, Dual-PhD, MTech, MDes, MS-R, and MA.
Total Number of PhD Seats: The total number of PhD Seats available are 515 for the July 2021 session.
The PhD Programmes are available for the following types: Regular and Full Time, Sponsored and Full Time, Employed and Part Time, Self-Financed and Full Time, Self-Financed and Part Time, Project Staff and Full Time, Project Staff and Part Time, External and Part Time, and Self-Financed and Full Time Foreign Students.
Hyderabad, 19 March 2021: Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Hyderabad, invites applications for PhD programmes for the session July 2021. There are 15 departments where PhD programmes are offered. Institute Fellowships are offered to Full Time PhD Scholars.
Key Dates: The closing date for submission of online application is 07 April 2021 (16:00 PM).
Application Fee: All GEN/OBC : Rs.300/-
All SC/ST/PwD : Rs.150/-
All Females : Rs.150/-
Mandi, 17 March 2021: Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Mandi, an Institute of National Importance, has announced admission to PhD Programmes Odd Semester 2021-22 for School of Basic Sciences.
Research Areas of School of Basic Sciences:
Mathematics and Statistics
Key Dates: The last date of filling the online application is 15 April, 2021.
New Delhi, 13 March 2021: Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Delhi, an Institution of Eminence (IoE), has released Admission Notification for PhD, Direct PhD and MS (R) Programmes – Semester I 2021-22. IIT Delhi offers 30 PhD Programmes with extensive choices of specializations. Full Time PhD Scholars are eligible for Teaching/Research Assistantship.
IIT Delhi informed that meritorious students with a bachelor’s degree (such as BTech.) are advised to directly apply for the PhD programmes if they wish to pursue doctoral research.
Submission of online application commences on 15 March 2021 (12.00 noon)
Last date for submission of online application and application fee on 24 April 2021 (04.00 pm)
Range of dates for Test / Interview – 10 May 2021 – 23 June 2021
Chennai, 04 March 2021: Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras, an Institute of National Importance, has opened application window for PhD/Direct PhD/MS (by Research) Admission July 2021 Semester. Scholars admitted to PhD and MS programmes under Regular scheme are eligible for the following Half-Time Research Assistantship (HTRA).
Fellowships: Scholars admitted to PhD and M.S. programmes under Regular scheme are eligible for the following Half-Time Research Assistantship (HTRA). PhD Candidates will get Rs 31,000 /- Per Month while MS (By Research) candidates will get Rs 12,400 Per Month. They should work for 8 hours per week in the Departments to earn this assistantship.
Key Dates: The online application portal has opened from 01 March 2021. The last date of Receipt of Online Application is 30 April 2021.
Bhubaneswar, 14 March 2021: Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bhubaneswar, an Institute of National Importance, has announced admission to PhD Programme under various disciplines from eligible candidates for 2021-22(Autumn Semester).
The PhD programmes are available under the following categories: Institute Scholar, Sponsored Scholar, and Project Scholar (Projects running at IIT Bhubaneswar). Institute Scholars will be eligible for Institutional Fellowships as per Ministry of Education norms.
Key Dates & Application Fees: The online admission has opened since 10 March 2021. The closing date for submission of application is 20 April 2021.
Gandhinagar, 28 February 2021: Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Gandhinagar, an Institute of National Importance, has announced PhD Admission for Semester I 2021-22. Regular(RR) and Continuing Doctoral Programme (CDP) are available.
In view of the current COVID 19 situation, for 2021-22 Sem I, admission will be offered based on online interviews only.
Students joining the PhD program as regulars (RR) will be considered for Institute Fellowship based on the Ministry of Education norms. Here, SkillOutlook presents Key Points of Eligibility Criteria and Selection Procedure.
Indore, 11 February 2021: Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Indore, an Institute of National Importance, has Announced PhD Admission for June 2021 Semester. Institute Fellowships are available for Regular PhD Scholars.
PhD Admission is available for the following categories:
FA (Fellowship Awardee)
TA (Teaching Assistantship)
SW (Sponsored WITHOUT Institute scholarship)
IS (Institute Staff)
DF (Defense Forces)
CT (College Teacher)
GATE is not compulsory for DF / IS / CT / SW category.
Note: Candidates should refer the exact admission notification before applying PhD programmes of any universities or institutes. On the basis of information available in the public domain, SkillOutlook has published this story.