IIT Patna Ph.D. (December) Admission 2017 – IIT Patna has invited applications for admission to the Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) programme, starting in December 2017. The institute admits Ph.D Students under Regular, full time and sponsored category. Interested candidates have to fill an online application form and submit it before the last date as given in the schedule below.Candidates applying for more than one department should submit a separate application for each department. Candidates looking forward to pursue IIT Patna Ph.D. programme, are advised to read carefully all the details regarding IIT Patna Ph.D Admission (December) 2017 such how to apply, eligibility criteria and other details, which is given below.

Latest: List of candidates shortlisted for the written exam and interview for IIT Patna Ph.D Admission 2017 has been announced. Check it through the link given below.

IIT Patna Ph.D Admission 2017 – December Session

The application process for IIT Patna Ph.D Admission is over now. Eligible candidates who are seeking admission to Doctorate of Philosophy (Ph.D.) programmes have to fill and submit the application as per the schedule given below. The complete details of IIT Patna Ph.D Admission 2017 for December session is given below.

Events Dates
Online application starts from 09 Oct 2017
Last date of online application 27 Oct 2017
Last date for receipt of completed application 03 Oct 2017
Written Exam & Interview Date
Mathematics 01 Dec 2017
Electrical Engineering (EE) 08 Dec 2017
Visvesvarya Ph.D Scheme (EE) 08 Dec 2017
Mechanical Engineering 06 Dec 2017
Chemistry 04 Dec 2017
Civil & Environmental Engineering 04 Dec 2017
Materials Science and Engineering 05 Dec 2017
Humanities & Social Sciences 06 Dec 2017
Computer Science & Engineering 12 Dec 2017

Shortlisted Candidates

IIT Patna has published a list of candidates shortlisted for written test and interview for Ph.D. Admission. All the shortlisted candidates have to report for written test and interview as per the schedule provided above. Candidates can check the list from the official website OR through the direct link provided below.

Shortlisted Candidates: Click Here to check the list of candidates shortlisted for written test and interview.

Application Form

Candidates are requested to use the given link to fill and submit application form online for IIT Patna Ph.D December Admission 2017. Candidates applying for more than one department and/or centre should submit a separate application for each department and/or centre. Candidates are advised must ensure their eligibility before applying and provide correct details only. Last date of online application is 27 Oct 2017.

  • Application Process is over now..!!

Instructions to Candidates to Fill the Online Form – Check Here

For December 2017 admission in one of the Departments, the online link will remain active till, 27.10.2017 Please login and fill up all the parts of the application form. Follow the instructions given in the document “Instructions to Candidates”. At the end a final PDF will be generated. You can download it from your registered email address or from your application page.

You are requested to send final submitted application generated online duly signed along with self attested copies of mark sheets & certificates (from class X to highest degree obtained/appeared), caste certificate (if applicable), GATE /NET/Relevant certificate related to any fellowship, experience certificate and other testimonials (both sides) and e-receipt of online payment to the following address “ The Assistant Registrar(Academics), Indian Institute of Technology Patna, Bihta, Kanpa Road, District – Patna, Bihar , PIN – 801106” to reach on or before 03.11.2017.

The words “Application for Ph.D. admission in the Department of _________” should be written on the top of the envelope for sending the completed form.

Application Fee

The application fee of Rs. 300/- for General/OBC (Male) candidates and Rs. 150/- for SC/ ST/ PD/ Female (all categories) candidates must be submitted through online mode

Eligibility Criteria

In all the disciplines, the upper age limit is 28 years (B.Tech./B.E./M.Sc./MA/MCA/MBA/PGDM) and 32 years (M.Tech./M.E./M.S./M.Phil.) to be calculated from the last date for receiving the application form (Printed and Signed version, 03.11.2017) and is applicable only for candidates applying in Regular and Full time category. Upper age is relaxed up to 05 years in case of candidate belonging to Schedule Castes/Schedule Tribes, Women, Physically Handicapped and OBC applicants.

For Ph.D in Engineering

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

  • Candidates having M.Tech./M.E. degree in an Engineering/Technology, with a minimum CPI of 6.5 or 60% of marks.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/Technology in a relevant area with a minimum CPI of 6.5 or 60% of marks.
  • Master’s degree in Science in a relevant area with a minimum CPI of 6.5 or 60% of marks.

For Ph.D in Science

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

  • M. Phil. or Master’s degree in Science in a relevant area with a minimum CPI of 6.5 or 60% of marks.
  • Master’s degree in Engineering/Technology in a relevant area with a minimum CPI of 6.5 or 60% of marks.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/Technology in a relevant area with a minimum CPI of 6.5 or 60% of marks.

For Ph.D 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:

  • M. Phil. or Master’s degree in Arts/Commerce/Science/Management in a relevant area with a minimum of 55% marks or equivalent.
  • Master’s degree in Engineering/Technology/Design in a relevant area with a minimum CPI of 6.5 or 60% marks.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/Technology in a relevant area with a minimum CPI of 6.5 or 60% of marks.

Direct Admission (Waiver of Written Test)

Sciences, Engineering &Technology – The Institute may admit exceptionally bright students and Full-time (Institute Fellows) directly (i.e., without written test) into the Ph.D. program.

Eligible candidates meeting one of the following criteria may be considered for a waiver of the written test:

  • B.Tech. from the IITs who have graduated with a degree in the respective discipline within the last five years with a CPI/CGPA of 8/10 and above.
  • Masters from the IITs/IISc who have graduated with a degree in the respective discipline within the last five years with a CPI/CGPA of 8.5/10 and above.

Further relaxation criteria and requirements if any would be decided by the Department and applied after approval by the Chairman, Senate.

Such a candidate has to apply online. Additionally, an application must be sent with supporting documents to the Assistant Registrar, Academics.

There would be no admission in direct admission category in Department of Humanities and Social Sciences.

Relaxation for SC/ST Candidates

Eligibility criteria will be relaxed by 5% marks or 0.5 CPI for SC/ ST applicants.

Reservation

The reservation of seats in admissions for SC, ST, OBC categories and for Persons with Disability (PD) will be as per Government of India rules. OBC (Non-creamy layer) candidates will have to enclose certificate and self-declaration statement as per formats.

Selection

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

Area of Research

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