Chennai, 11 October 2023: Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras, an Institute of National Importance, has opened application window for PhD/Direct PhD/MS (by Research) Admission January 2024 Semester. Scholars admitted to PhD and MS programmes under Regular scheme are eligible for the following Half-Time Research Assistantship (HTRA).
The total number of vacant PhD seats with HTRA are 319 while MSC (by Research) seats are 161 for January 2024 session.
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 will opened from 14 October 2023. The last date of Receipt of Online Application is 31 October 2023.
Written Test and Interview: Intimation on “written test and interview” or “interview” indicating the date, time & venue will be communicated by the respective Departments through email to the shortlisted candidates.
The Application fee is as follows:
GN/EWS/OBC-NCL Male candidates : Rs.100/-
GN/EWS/OBC-NCL Female candidates : Rs.50/-
SC/ST and PwD candidates : Rs.50/-
List of Departments where PhD Programms available with vacant HTRA Seats
Biotechnology – 08
Computer Science & Engineering-26
Humanities and Social Sciences-25
Metallurgical & Materials Engineering-10
For latest update, eligibility criteria, how to apply and other details, candidates should visit the official website of IIT Madras.