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Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati has published notification for admission to the Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) Programme 2018. Candidates are advised to check the eligibility criteria before filling up the form. Candidates have to fill their Application form online from the official website of IIT Guwahati. The candidates can check complete information of IIT Guwahati Ph.D. Admission 2018 like Application process, eligibility criteria, instruction for candidates and other information given on this page below.

Latest: Selection and Admission list to PhD / Dual PhD Degree Programmes in July 2018 Session has released. Candidates can check for the same from below.

IIT Guwahati Ph.D. Admission 2018

Candidates who are willing to take admission in Ph.D. Courses, have to fill the Application form from the official website and direct link is also be provided on the page. Candidates are requested to read the instructions carefully before filling the Application form. Schedule for the IIT Guwahati Ph.D. Admission 2018 is given below.

Event Dates
Starting of Online Application 22 Mar 2018
Closing of Online Application 16 Apr 2018 up to 5:00 pm

Selection and Admission to IIT Guwahati Ph.D. Admission 2018

The candidates who have got selected for admission to PhD / Dual PhD Degree Programmes in July 2018 Session (Academic Year 2018-2019) can check the list from the link provided below. Candidates can check the Dates for Selection Process, Details (Selection Process) and Final Selection Results for Admission.

Selected Candidates: Click Here to check the Selection and Admission to PhD / Dual PhD Degree Programmes July 2018 Session.

Application Form

Application form of IIT Guwahati for admission in Ph.D. Course has been started. Candidates are advised must ensure their eligibility and other criteria before filling the Application form. Eligible candidate can able to fill the online application form through the direct link, which is given below.

Apply Online: Click here for the application form of IIT Guwahati Ph.D admissions.

Eligibility Criteria

PhD in Engineering

For admission to the PhD Programme in Engineering departments, a candidate must satisfy one of the following  criteria:

  • Master’s degree in Engineering/Technology/Medical Sciences/Veterinary Sciences/Pharmacy in a relevant area with a minimum Cumulative Performance Index (CPI) of either 6.0 in a 10 point scale or 60% of marks.
  • Four-yearBachelor’s degree in Engineering/Technology/Medical Sciences or equivalent in a relevant area with a minimum CPI of  either 7.0 in a 10 point scale or 70% of marks.
  • A candidate having a Four-year Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/Technology or equivalent in a relevant area, with a Postgraduate Degree in Management Science(Finance) or MBA with Finance specialization or equivalent, is also considered for admission in the area of specialization `Construction Management’, of the Department of Civil Engineering. The candidate should have a minimum of either 6.0 CPI in a 10 point scale or 60% marks in Bachelor’s level and either 6.0 CPI in a 10 point scale or 60% marks in the postgraduate degree.
  • A candidate having MSc degree with Mathematics as a subject at bachelor’s level is also considered for admission in the Department of Civil Engineering. The candidate should have a minimum of either 7.0 in a 10 point scale  CPI or 70% marks in Master’s level with consistent first class at other levels.
  • A candidate having a Two-year Master’s degree (after completion of 4-year Bachelor’s degree) or three-year Master’s degree (after completion of 3-year Bachelor’s degree) in Engineering/ Technology/Science in a relevant area with minimum Cumulative Performance Index (CPI) of either 6.0 in a 10 point scale or 60% of marks.Or
    A candidate with a Two-year MSc degree (after completion of 3-year Bachelor’s degree) in a relevant area with minimum CPI of either 7.0 in a 10 point scale or 70% marks, is also considered for admission in the Department of Biotechnology.
  • Postgraduates in Computer Science (ALCCS) from Institution of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineers (IETE), with a minimum Cumulative Performance Index (CPI) of either 6.0 in a 10 point scale or 60% of marks, are also eligible to apply for admission in to PhD programme in Computer Science and Engineering.
  •   A regular student of IIT Guwahati who is continuing his/her MTech studies and having a minimum CPI of 8.0 at the end of second semester may be enrolled in the PhD programme of the Department in the beginning of his/her third semester of study. Such students can receive only PhD Degree.
  •  A student of IIT Guwahati who is continuing his/her BTech studies and having a minimum CPI of 7.0 at the end of sixth semester may be enrolled in the PhD programme of the Department in the beginning of his/her seventh semester of study. Such students can receive dual BTech and PhD Degree. Both the degrees will be awarded after completion of PhD degree.

PhD in Design

For admission to the PhD Programme in Design, a candidate must satisfy one of the following criteria:

  • Candidates having MArch/MDes degree or MTech/ME degree in a relevant area, with a minimum CPI of either 6.0 in a 10 point scale or 60% of marks.
  • Master’s degree in Applied Arts/ Ergonomics/Fine Arts/Psychology/Physiology/Occupational Safety and Health/ Journalism/ Mass Media Communication with a minimum CPI of either 6.0 in a 10 point scale or 60% marks.
  • Two-year Master’s degree in Management (MBA or equivalent) with a minimum CPI of either 6.0 in a 10 point scale or 60% marks with relevant studies in Design field, and Bachelor’s degree in any discipline.
  • Four-year Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Design or Engineering/Technology or Five-year BArch degree or equivalent in a relevant area with a minimum CPI of either 7.0 in a 10 point scale or 70% of marks.
  • Four-year Undergraduate Diploma in Design (NID or equivalent), with postgraduate qualification in relevant area with a minimum CPI of either 6.0 in a 10 point scale or 60% marks.
  • A two-year Post-graduate Diploma in Design and relevant areas (NID/CEPT or equivalent) with first class at Bachelor’s  level.
  •   BFA (4-year professional programme, after 10+2)/GD Art (5-year programme after 10th standard) with one year professional experience, with a minimum CPI of either 7.0 in a 10 point scale or 70% of marks.
  • Master of Computer Application(MCA) degree, with one year of professional experience, with a minimum  CPI of either 6.0 in a 10 point scale or 60% of marks.
  • A regular student of IIT Guwahati who is continuing his/her MDes studies and having a minimum CPI of 8.0 at the end of second semester may be enrolled in the PhD programme of the Department in the beginning of his/her third semester of study. Such students can receive only PhD Degree.
  •  A student of IIT Guwahati who is continuing his/her BDes studies and having a minimum CPI of 7.0 at the end of sixth semester may be enrolled in the PhD programme of the Department in the beginning of his/her seventh semester of study. Such students can receive dual BDes and PhD Degree. Both the degrees will be awarded after completion of PhD degree.

 PhD in Science

For admission to the PhD Programme in Science departments, a candidate must satisfy one of the following criteria:

  • Master’s degree in Science in a relevant area with a minimum CPI of either 6.0 in a 10 point scale or 60% of marks.
  • Master’s degree in Engineering/Technology/Design in a relevant area with a minimum CPI of either 6.0 in a 10 point scale or 60% of  marks.
  • Four-year Bachelor’s degree in a related area in Engineering/Technology/Design/Science in a relevant area with a minimum CPI of either 7.0 in a 10 point scale or 70% of marks.

PhD in Humanities and Social Sciences 

For admission to the PhD Programme in the department of Humanities and Social Sciences (HSS), a candidate must satisfy one of the following criteria:

  •  Master’s degree in Arts/Commerce/Science in a relevant area with a minimum of either 5.5 in a 10 point scale or 55% marks or equivalent.
  • Four-year Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/Technology/Design or equivalent in a relevant area with a minimum CPI of either 7.0 in a 10 point scale or 70% marks.
  • Master’s degree in Engineering/Technology/Design in a relevant area with a minimum CPI of either 6.0 in a 10 point scale or 60% marks.

For PhD in Centre for the Environment, Centre for Energy, and Centre for Nanotechnology 

  •  Master’s Degree in Engineering/Technology/Design/Architecture/Medical Sciences in a relevant area with a minimum CPI of either 6.0 in a 10 point scale or 60% of marks.
  • Four-year Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/Technology/Medical Sciences or equivalent in a relevant area with a minimum CPI of either 7.0 in a 10 point scale or 70% of marks.
  • Master’s degree in Science in a relevant area with a minimum CPI of either 6.0 in a 10 point scale or 60% marks.
  • Master’s degree in Social Sciences, in a relevant area, with a minimum CPI of either 6.0 in a 10 point scale or 60% marks, is  also considered for admission to the Centre for the Environment.

For PhD in Centre for Linguistic Science and Technology

  • Master’s degree in Engineering/ Technology in CSE / ECE / EEE or equivalent / Master of Design with a minimum Cumulative Performance Index (CPI) of either 6.0 in a 10 point scale or 60% of marks.
  • Master of Science in CSE / IT / ECE / Physics / Mathematics / Statistics/Speech and Language Pathology/ Audiology or equivalent, with a minimum CPI of either 6.0 in a 10 point scale or 60% of marks.
  • Master of Arts in Linguistics/any language with specialization in Linguistics/Language Studies or equivalent, with a minimum CPI of either 5.5 in a 10 point scale or 55% of marks.
  •   Four-year Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/ Technology in CSE / ECE / EEE or equivalent / Four-year Bachelor’s degree in Design, with a minimum CPI of either 7.0 in a 10 point scale or 70% of marks.
  • Four-year Undergraduate Diploma in Design (NID/ CEPT or equivalent), with postgraduate qualification in relevant area with a minimum CPI of either 6.0 in a 10 point scale or 60% marks.
  • A two-year Post-graduate Diploma in Design (NID/ CEPT or equivalent) with first class at Bachelor’s level.

For PhD in Centre for Rural Technology

  • Master’s degree in Engineering/ Technology/ Environmental Science/Agriculture and other relevant fields with a minimum Cumulative Performance Index (CPI) of either 6.0 in a 10 point scale or 60% of marks.
  • Master of Science with a minimum CPI of either 6.0 in a 10 point scale or 60% of marks.
  • Four-year Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/Technology/Agriculture or equivalent in a relevant area with a minimum CPI of either 7.0 in a 10 point scale or 70% of marks.

To know more eligibility criteria candidates can refer to the last year Information Brochure Here.

Selection Procedure

The Institute reserves the right to call a limited number of candidates for written test and/or interview/portfolio review, if required, based on performance in GATE/NET/CEED/INSPIRE, grades/marks in the qualifying examination, etc.

Official Website- www.iitg.ac.in

For more details regarding IIT Guwahati Ph.D admission 2018, candidates can download information brochure.

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