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IIT Patna Ph.D. (July) Admission 2018 – IIT Patna has released notification for admission to the Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) programme, starting on March 09, 2018. 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 pursuing IIT Patna Ph.D. programme, are advised to read carefully all the details regarding IIT Patna Ph.D Admission (July) 2018 such how to apply, eligibility criteria and other details, which is given below.

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IIT Patna Ph.D. Admission (July) 2018

Eligible candidates who are seeking admission to Doctorate of Philosophy (Ph.D.) programmes have to fill and submit the application as per the schedule is given below. The complete details of IIT Patna Ph.D. Admission 2018 for July session is given below.

Events Dates
Online application starts from 09 Mar 2018
Last date of online application 05 Apr 2018
Last date for receipt of completed application 12 Apr 2018
Written Exam & Interview Date
Mathematics to be announced
Electrical Engineering (EE) 10 May 2018
Visvesvarya Ph.D Scheme (EE) to be announced
Mechanical Engineering to be announced
Chemistry 07 May 2018
Civil & Environmental Engineering 07 May 2018
Materials Science and Engineering to be announced
Humanities & Social Sciences 17 May 2018
Computer Science & Engineering 08 May 2018

Application Form

Candidates can fill and submit the application form online for IIT Patna Ph.D.July Admission 2018 from the official website or from the direct link which is also been provided here. Candidates applying for more than one department and/or centre should submit a separate application for each department and/or centre. In the end, a final PDF will be generated. You can download it from your registered email address or from your application page. Candidates are advised must ensure their eligibility before applying and provide correct details only.

Instructions to Candidates to Fill the Online Form – Check Here

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 last date. Please note that your application must be complete in all respects, along with all documents, including e-Receipt of payment.

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.

Please note that no application shall be received after the last day of submission of the hard copy of the application by post. The candidates are advised to post well in advance as the institute will not be responsible for any postal delay. In the absence of receipt of the hard copy, the application shall not be processed.

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) and 32 years (M.Tech./M.E./M.S./M.Phil.) to be calculated from the last date for receiving the application form and is applicable only for candidates applying in the Regular and Full-time category, as institute fellow. For externally funded candidates norms of the funding agency will follow. In absence of the guidelines, the norms prescribed for Institute fellows shall be applicable. 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 Ph.D. 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 Ph.D. 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 Ph.D. 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.

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.

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