Indian Institute of Information Technology Design and Manufacturing (IIITDM Kancheepuram) Chennai has released notification for admission into Ph.D. programmes in the disciplines of Computer Engineering, Electrical & Electronics Engineering, Mechanical Engineering & Mathematics & Physics for the session Jan-May 2018. Candidate can check their Eligibility, Application Procedure, Selection Procedure & other important Information from the page given below.

Latest: Second list of candidates shortlisted for Written Test /Interview for the following course Ph.D. Admission (Jul‐2018 Session) has been released. To know more Candidates can scroll down further.

IIITD & M Kancheepuram Chennai Ph.D. Admission

Interested and eligible candidates can apply online for IIITD & M Kancheepuram Chennai Ph.D. Admission 2018 from the official website. Candidates can check the schedule for IIITDM Chennai Ph.D. Admission 2018 from the table given below:

Event Dates
Online Registration of Application Form starts on 05 Apr 2018
Last date for Registration of Application through online 30 Apr 2018
Tentative dates of test/interview (for shortlisted candidates)
Computer Engineering 28 May 2018
Electrical & Electronics Engineering 28 May 2018
Mathematics 29 May & 10 Jul 2018
Physics 29 May & 10 Jul 2018
Mechanical Engineering 29 May 2018
Announcement of Result Second Week of Jun 2018
Selected candidates need to submit/send their acceptance together with the fees for the first semester on 29 Jun 2018
Academic session for Jul-Nov 2018 will starts on 23 Jul 2018

Shortlisted Candidates for Interview

Shortlisted candidates for Written Test /Interview can click on the link provided below to retrieve further information, on the syllabus provided for the various courses enlisted and information regarding the same respectively.

Shortlisted Candidates:

  • Click Here to check the second list of candidates shortlisted for Written Test /Interview.
  • Click Here to check the list of candidates shortlisted forWritten Test /Interview.

Application Form

Interested candidates can apply online from the link provided on the institute website or from the link provided below. Candidates may also note that only online application is accepted and they should take a print of your application and keep the same for the record. Candidates are advised must check their eligibility and other conditions before filling the Application form online.

Application Fee

  • GN/OBC-NC Male candidates: Rs.250/-
  • GN/OBC-NC Female candidates/SC/ST and PwD candidates: Rs.125/-

Candidates need to pay application fee only through online. Application fee once paid is non-refundable.

Shortlisted candidates qualified for the Interview need to submit the following applicable self-attested documents and original need to be produced for verification and return:

  • Copies of all Mark sheets/grade cards, degree certificates beginning from SSLC towards proof of qualification with Original certificates.
  • Copy of Community Certificate in the case of SC/ST/OBC candidates issued by the competent authority of respective State Government.
  • Authorised Doctor’s Certificate with disability descriptions in the case of Person with Disabled (PD) candidates.
  • Copy of GATE score or UGC – JRF/NET/CSIR/ DAE-JEST or other fellowship awards.
  • Copy of proof of Experience certificate if any

Eligibility Criteria

Direct Ph.D. (for applicants having UG degree): Candidates who have qualified for the award of Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/Technology with an exceptionally good academic record in an eligible discipline will be considered for direct admission to Ph.D. Programme as a regular full-time scholar subject to the following conditions:

  • A B.Tech degree holder from IIT with a minimum CGPA of 8.0 on a 10 point scale or with a valid GATE score.
  • A Bachelor’s degree holder in Engineering/Technology from any other University should be among the top 10 rank holders in the University and have a valid GATE score.
  • A Bachelor’s degree holder in Engineering/Technology from a reputed R & D organization with excellent research record.

For applicants holding PG degree

  • Candidates with a Master’s degree in Engineering/Technology (ME/MTech/M Des) or a Master of Science (MS) degree by Research in Engineering/Technology with a good academic record.
  • Candidates with Master’s degree in Sciences with a good academic record and of exceptional merit where eligible, for the relevant Engineering discipline and with a valid GATE score or UGC/CSIR NET/NBHM or equivalent qualification in the relevant area tenable for the year of registration.

For candidates under NHTRA category (without stipend)

The minimum educational qualifications are the same as prescribed for Regular (full time) category mention above for admission to the Ph.D. Programme in the respective categories.

Ph.D. Programme (For applicants holding PG degree)

Discipline Eligibility
Computer Science Engineering Master’s degree in Engineering/Technology. Preference will be given to those with M.Tech/M.E/M.S degree in Computer Science & Engineering. (MCA / M.Sc / M.Phil are not eligible)
Electronics Engineering Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering (Electrical and Electronics Engineering)/ Electronics Engineering (Electronics and Communication Engineering) / Instrumentation Engineering or Master’s degree in Physics followed by a Master’s degree in Engineering in an area of relevance to the area of research.
Mechanical Engineering Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, Automobile Engineering, Energy Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Instrumentation, Maintenance Management, Metallurgical Engineering, Production/ Manufacturing Engineering/ Mechatronics/ CAD/CAM/ CIM and in related areas depending on the research topics
Mathematics Master’s Degree in Mathematics/ Statistics/ Physics/ Computer Science with GATE/UGC/CSIR/NBHM or M.Tech (Industrial Mathematics & Scientific Computing) or any M.Tech degree with Master’s degree in Mathematics/Physics/Statistics/ Computer Science
Physics M.Sc/M.Sc (Tech) in Physics, Applied Physics, Materials Science/M.Tech (Solid State Technology)/M.Tech (Materials Science)/ M.Sc. Applied Optics/ Optoelectronics or equivalent.

Selection Procedure

Eligible candidates possessing the minimum educational qualifications and satisfying additional and stiffer criteria set by the institute from time to time will be called for test/ interview.

Based on the academic record and the performance of the candidates in the test and interview, the Selection Committee will recommend to the Chairman of the Senate the names of candidates found suitable for admission to the Ph.D. programme.

Reservation of Seats

Reservations are applicable to SC/ST/OBC/Candidate with Physical Disability (PD) as per the rules and regulation of the Govt. of India.

Contact Details

Telephone : (044) 2747 6300
Fax : (044) 2747 6301
Email: [email protected]

Official Website:

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