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BITS Pilani invites applications for PhD admission under various disciplines for 2nd Semester 2016-17

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Mumbai:  Birla Institute of Technology & Science (BITS) Pilani has invited applications for PhD progrmmes under various disciplines for Second Semester 2016-17. The various disciplines  are as followed: Biological Sciences, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Civil Engineering, Computer Science,  Electrical and Electronics Engineering (EEE),  Humanities & Social Sciences, Economics & Finance, Management, Mathematics, Mechanical, Pharmacy, Physics, Inter-disciplinary areas  such as Biotechnology, Energy, Environment, Robotics, Nano-Science & Nano Technology, Water Management, etc.

 The PhD admission will be done in BITS Pilani campuses at Pilani (Rajasthan), Goa, and Hyderabad.  BITS Pilani offers PhD programme under following schemes: Full Time PhD; Part Time PhD; and PhD Assistantship (Stipend) scheme. The closing date for submission of application is 5.00 PM 14 December 2016 . For full time PhD, candidates are required to devote their full time towards PhD. For Part time PhD, candidates working in organizations situated in close vicinity of campuses of BITS Pilani will be admitted under this scheme.

PhD Assistantship (Stipend) scheme: The PhD Admission Brochure for second semester 2016-17 mentioned that those admitted to full time PhD programme will be considered for Project/Research Assistantships to the tune of Rs. 13,200/- to Rs. 20,000/- per month or more. Selected candidates will be required to participate in teaching and other developmental programme of the institute under the guidance of a mentor.

Minimum Academic qualification: As per the PhD admission notification, the candidates should have any Higher Degree such as ME/MPharm/MBA/MPhil of BITS or its equivalent with a minimum of 60% aggregate in the qualifying examination. Candidates with an MSc/BE/BPharm or an equivalent degree with a minimum of 60% aggregate may also be considered for Ph.D. admission subject to their suitability and competence. For Ph.D. Programme in Humanities and Social Sciences, candidates with an MA and with minimum of 55% aggregate may also be considered. Shortlisted candidates will be called for a written test/interview for selections.  

For more details on eligibility criteria, interested candidates should refer PhD Admission Brochure of BITS Pilani, which is available at the official admission website of  BITS Pilani: http://www.bitsadmission.com/

Selection Procedure: The PhD Admission Brochure of BITS Pilani informed that short listed candidates will be required to come to designated campuses at Pilani / Goa / Hyderabad, for test and/or interview. Biological Science/Chemistry/Mathematics/Physics will have to write two tests. Candidates shortlisted for Test in any of the following disciplines: Languages/Humanistic Studies/Economics will have to write two tests.  Candidates shortlisted for Test in Pharmacy: The Pharmacy test would be a 2 Hours test consisting of two parts. For more details on tests for other various disciplines, candidates should follow refer the PhD Admission Brochure of BITS Pilani. For more details on eligibility for PhD admission, the candidates should refer the PhD Admission Brochure of BITS Pilani for second semester 2016-17.

Based on the tests there may be shortlisting of candidates for Interview.

How to apply: The PhD admission notification informed that Interested candidates and eligible candidates should complete the form online available at  http://www.bitsadmission.com/. Then candidates will be asked to take print outs of the filled form. Candidates should take the print out of the filled form, complete the form and send one copy of the same with the proof of fee payment by registered post /speed post to ‘Dean Admissions, BITS, Pilani, Rajasthan – 333 031 (India) before 5:00 PM 14th December 2016.

For more details how to apply and PhD Admission Brochure of BITS Pilani, interested candidates should refer http://www.bitsadmission.com/ .

The Birla Institute of Technology & Science, BITS Pilani is a ‘Deemed to be University’ and has campuses Pilani, Goa, Hyderabad and Dubai.

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