IIT Gandhinagar PhD Admission 2019 – The PhD Admission into IIT Gandhinagar is conducted in two parts i.e. Phase – I and Phase – II. IIT Gandhinagar has announced the Result of Ph.D. Admission 2019 phase I and II. The online Application for Ph.D. Admission 2019 (Phase II) is now over for eligible students, and the last date for submission of Phase II application form was April 02, 2019. IIIT Gandhinagar is looking for bright and dedicated young scholars interested in research to join us as PhD scholars. Candidates may explore Application Forms, Eligibility Criteria and other information related to doing PhD in IIT Gandhinagar.
IIT Gandhinagar Ph.D Admission 2019
Prospective students satisfying the eligibility criteria are encouraged to acquaint themselves with the research areas of our faculty members for a suitable match of interest. IIT Gandhinagar also offers a Start Early PhD Fellowship with additional financial support for exceptionally qualified undergraduate students from select colleges wishing to start on a direct PhD programme after B.Tech. Below we mentioned the important dates of Phase I and Phase II for PhD Admission 2019.
|Phase I||Phase II|
|Last date for submission of Application form||12 Feb 2019||02 Apr 2019|
|Web announcement of short-listed|
candidates for written test and/or interview
|Announced!||12 Apr 2019|
|Written test and/or interview||15 to 17 Mar 2019||07 to 09 May 2019|
|Web announcement of the list of selected candidates||2nd week of Apr 2019||last week of May 2019|
Shortlisted candidates for written test and/or interview
IIT Gandhinagar has released the shortlisted candidate list for Written test / or Interview for Admission in the Ph.D. programme in Phase I and Phase II of the Academic year 2019-20. The candidates who have applied for the desired course can check there name into the list through the link provided below.
- Click here to check the list of candidates shortlisted for written test and/ or interview for admission to the Ph.D. programmes Phase-2.
- Click here to check the list of shortlisted candidates for phase-I.
All applications must be submitted online. If you are applying for more than one discipline, please submit a separate application form for each discipline. On successful submission of the application form, you will receive an application number and link to download the submitted application form.
Please save the application form. You need to furnish hardcopy of the application form and self-attested copies of all the relevant documents at the time of interview. Incomplete applications will be rejected.
- Application Fees: Rs. 100/- (SC/ST/PD Category), Rs. 200/- (Others).
- You need not to send the hard-copy of the application form.
Courses Offered in IIT Gandhinagar
Currently, IIT Gandhinagar offers a PhD programme in the following disciplines.
- Cognitive Science
- Earth Sciences
- Materials Science and Engineering
- Biological Engineering
- Electrical Engineering
- Chemical Engineering
- Civil Engineering
- Humanities and Social Sciences
- Computer Science and Engineering
- Mechanical Engineering
At least 55% marks or 5.5 CPI marks in M.A./M.Sc./B.Tech./M.Tech. or equivalent degree in appropriate branches. Above mentioned eligibility criteria is minimum at Institute level. Below we mentioned the discipline wise minimum eligibility criteria, candidates can check it.
- Click here to check the discipline wise minimum eligibility criteria of PhD course.
The disciplines may use higher cut off levels for shortlisting besides giving due consideration to the way questions are answered in the application form. Candidates belonging to SC/ST/PD categories would be eligible for relaxations, as per norms, in the selection criteria.
Admission is generally offered on the basis of an interview, which is supplemented by a written test if necessary. The Institute will invite a limited number of candidates for a written test and interview based on the academic records, statement of purpose, etc. The final selection will be mainly based on academic credentials, written test and/or interview.
The written test is generally based on the topics related to general aptitude (logical reasoning, analytical and numerical ability, etc.), writing skills, and basic courses of various disciplines at the undergraduate level. The candidates who do not qualify in the written test need not appear for the interview. The reserved category candidates will be given due relaxation in cutoff marks as per the norms.
The candidates called for the Test / Interview will be reimbursed any amount exceeding Rs.750/- for to and fro single second-sleeper class railway fare by the shortest route from their place of residence to the Institute /venue of the Test / Interview. For example, in case of total railway fare of Rs.1400/- the candidate will be reimbursed Rs.650/-. It is required to produce evidence (railway ticket) in support of the claim.
In addition to the announced admission cycles with a prescribed deadline of application, the Institute also considers applications any time of the year in case of exceptional candidates. Based on the qualifications of the candidates and the need of the discipline concerned, applications received are processed through duly constituted selection committees at regular intervals.
Candidates Selected for admission
IIT Gandhinagar will release the list of selected candidate for Admission in the PhD programme in Phase I 2019-20. The candidates who have applied for the desired course can check there name into the list through the link provided below.
Research Areas [Admission to Semester I (2019-20)]
Note: Category wise reservations on overall available seats will be followed as per Government of India norms.
IIT Gandhinagar strongly believes in value addition through course work. There is a significant component of course work a PhD student needs to do depending on his/her background. PhD students entering the programme will have to take total credits ranging from 88 through 120, out of which coursework credits (courses worth 4 credits each in general) can range anywhere between 32 through 64 credits, depending upon the previous degree attained by the student. Out of the minimum credits through coursework, a minimum of 12 credits is required to be completed through 3 credit project-based courses.
PhD programme is fully residential. The regular candidates will have to stay on campus. For the external candidate, the minimum residential requirement is normally one year. For candidates under Faculty Development Program, currently, 2 years of residency requirement after completion of 1 year of advanced admission is followed.
Official Website: www.iitgn.ac.in
For more details regarding the IIT Gandhinagar PhD Admission 2019, Download Admission Notification.
Insofar, Only important dates and application form of IIT Gandhinagar PhD Admission 2019 for Phase II has been announced yet. Rest of Information on this page is as per Phase I of 2019-20 session. As soon as the conducting body will release the official notification the same will be updated here.
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