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IIT Ropar PhD Admission 2018 – Indian Institute of Technology Ropar offers admission in Ph.D Regular and External PhD programme for First Semester 2018 session. Candidates can check the complete details of IIT Ropar PhD Admission 2018 for July Session (First Semester) from this page given below.

Latest: Application Form to take admission in Ph.D Regular and External PhD programme for July 2018 session (First Semester) has been released. Eligible candidates can apply through the link given below.

IIT Ropar – Admission PhD 2018 First Semester

Indian Institute of Technology Ropar invites applications from Indian citizens for Ph.D programme (Regular) in various disciplines for the 1st semester of the academic year 2018-19. Eligibility criteria and areas of research for each department are given below.

Events Important Dates
Last date to submit the application form 09 Apr 2018
Scrutiny & Shortlisting by Departments 16 Apr 2018
Interview Letters to Shortlisted Candidates 18 Apr 2018
Written Test/Interview 25 Apr 2018 onwards
Admission Letters 16 May to 12 Jun 2018
Confirmation with partial fee deposit 2 weeks from Admission Letters
Registration 27 Jul 2018
Opening of waitlisted candidates 31 Jul 2018

 

Application Form IIT Ropar Ph.D Admission for First Semester

Application Form for various Ph.D Programme is now available online. The candidates who are eligible can fill the application form on or before its last date. Candidates can fill their Application Form through the official website or from the direct link that is provided below.

Eligibility Criteria IIT Ropar Ph.D First Semester Admission

Civil Engineering – Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering followed by a Master’s degree in an appropriate area; consistently good academic background.

Chemical Engineering

  •  Master’s degree in Engineering/Technology or a Master’s degree by Research in Engineering/Technology. Candidates must have obtained at least 60% marks (or 6.5 Grade Point out of 10) (55% marks for SC/ST) in their Master’s. OR
  • Master’s degree in Sciences with a valid score in GATE/UGC/CSIR/NET/NBHM or equivalent qualification. Candidates must have obtained at least 60% marks (or 6.5 Grade Point out of 10) (55% marks for SC/ST) in their Master’s. OR
  • Exceptional candidates having B.Tech/B.E qualification with valid GATE score can apply for direct admission to PhD programme. OR
  • A candidate with a Bachelor’s degree from any IIT and having a CGPA/CPI score of 8.00 (out of 10.0) and above are exempted from requirement of GATE qualification to apply.

Computer Science and Engineering

  • M.Tech./M.E/M.S. or equivalent qualification in computer science and engineering or equivalent degree with 60% marks (or 6.5 grade point out of 10) (55% marks for SC/ST). OR Exceptional candidates with B. Tech/B.E degree in computer science and engineering or related area with valid GATE score.
  • Candidate with a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science and engineering or related field from any IIT with minimum 8.00 CGPA/CPI out of 10.0 are exempted from requirement of GATE qualification.
  • Candidates who are currently studying in final year of their B.Tech/BE program should apply under Direct PhD program

Electrical Engineering

  • M.Tech/M.E./M.S. in Electrical/Electronics/Communications/ Computer Science/ Instrumentation / Control Engineering or equivalent or Microelectronics/Solid-state Technology/MEMS/Nano Science/Nano Technology/Material Science/Engineering Physics or equivalent, relevant to the area of research with minimum 60% of marks (or 6.5 grade point out of 10) (55% marks for SC/ST). or
  • Candidates having B.Tech/B.E qualification in Electrical/Electronics/Communications/ Computer Science/ Instrumentation / Control Engineering or equivalent or Microelectronics/Solid-state Technology/MEMS/Nano Science/Nano Technology/Material Science/Engineering Physics or equivalent, and having a CGPA/CPI score of 8.00 (out of 10.0) and above with valid GATE score can apply for admission to PhD programme. or
  • A candidate with a Bachelor’s degree from any IIT and having a CGPA/CPI score of 8.00 (out of 10.0) can apply for admission to PhD programme. Such candidates are exempted from requirement of GATE qualification.

Mechanical Engineering

  • Master’s degree in Engineering/Technology or a Master’s degree by Research in Engineering/Technology. Candidates must have obtained at least 60% marks or 6.5 CGPA out of 10 in their Master’s. OR 
  • Master’s degree in Sciences with a valid score in GATE/UGC/ CSIR/NET/NBHM or equivalent qualification. Candidates must have obtained at least 65% marks or 7 CGPA out of 10 in their Master’s. OR
  • Exceptional candidates having B.Tech/B.E degree with at least 65% marks or 7 CGPA out of 10 and valid GATE score can apply for PhD programme. The candidate who are in final year (seventh semester) of their B.Tech/BE program should apply under Direct PhD program. OR 
  • A candidate with a Bachelor’s degree from any IIT and having a CGPA score of 8.00 out of 10 and above are exempted from requirement of GATE to apply. 
  • The relaxation in eligibility and reservation for SC/ST/OBC/PwD will be as per the rules of Govt. of India.

Metallurgical and Materials Engineering

  • Master’s degree in Engineering/Technology or a Master’s degree by Research in Engineering/Technology. Candidates must have obtained at least 60% marks (or 6.5 Grade Point out of 10) (55% marks for SC/ST) in their Master’s.
  • Exceptional candidates having B.Tech./B.E. qualification with valid GATE score can apply for direct admission to PhD programme. A candidate with a Bachelor’s degree from any IIT and having a CGPA/CPI score of 8.00 (out of 10.0) and above are exempted from requirement of GATE qualification to apply.

Chemistry

  • Masters or equivalent degree in Chemistry/Bio-Chemistry/Materials Science and Technology/Pharmaceutical Sciences/Biotechnology/Physics or relevant research areas with First Class (6.5 grades point out of 10) or 60% marks (55% marks for SC/ST).
  • Candidates meeting this requirement must also fulfill one of the following additional requirements with valid
    • GATE Qualification
    • UGC/CSIR-NET or Equivalent qualification.
    • DST-INSPIRE or other national fellowship OR
  • Candidates with M. Tech or equivalent with First Class (6.5 grades point out of 10) or 60% marks are exempted from requirement of GATE qualification.

Physics

  • Master’s or equivalent degree in Physics or relevant subject / B. Tech. in engineering physics with First Class (6.5 grades point out of 10) or 60% marks (55% marks for SC/ST) or MTech in relevant areas.
  • Candidates meeting above requirement must also fulfill one of the following qualification with valid certificate:
    • GATE
    • UGC/CSIR NET – JRF or NBHM or equivalent
    • DST-INSPIRE Fellowship.

Mathematics

  • Master’s Degree in Mathematics/Statistics/Theoretical Computer Science or equivalent Master’s Degree with First Class (6.5 grades point out of 10) or 60% marks (6.0 grades point out of 10 or 55% marks for SC/ST).
  • Candidates meeting this requirement must also fulfill one of the following additional requirements with valid:
    • GATE Qualification
    • UGC/CSIR NET qualified or NBHM or equivalent qualification.

Humanities and Social Sciences

  • Master’s or equivalent degree in Cognitive Science, Commerce, Economics, English Literature, Linguistics, Management, Philosophy, Psychology, or any other relevant discipline with 55% (or 6.0 grade point out of 10). or
  • Bachelor’s or equivalent degree in Engineering from any of the IITs/NITs or any other ‘Ínstitute of National Importance’ with minimum of 55% (or 6 grade points out of 10)
  • Candidates meeting one of these requirements must also fulfil one of the following additional requirements:
    • UGC/CSIR- NET or GATE or equivalent qualification
    • DST-INSPIRE Fellowship OR
  • IIT Ropar PhD Regular Admission 2018 – First SemesterCandidates with Bachelor’s in Engineering/Technology from any of the IITs and having CGPA/CPI Score of 8 (out of 10) are exempted from GATE requirement.

Biomedical Engineering

  • A master’s degree in engineering (ME / MTech) or medicine (MD) or pharmaceutical sciences (MPharm) or veterinary science (MVSc) or dental surgery (MDS), with a minimum of 60 percent marks (6.5 grade points on a scale of 10). Relaxation for SC/ST candidates as per GOI rules Or
  • A master’s degree in sciences (MSc / MS) or equivalent, with a minimum of 60 percent marks (6.5 grade points on a scale of 10). A valid GATE score or qualified in UGC/CSIR/NET/INSPIRE fellowship, or equivalent. Relaxation for SC/ST candidates as per GOI rules Or
  • A bachelor’s degree in engineering (BE /BTech) or pharmacy (BPharm), with a minimum of 65 percent marks (7.0 grade points on a scale of 10) and a valid GATE score. A bachelor’s degree from an IIT with a minimum of 8 grade points on a scale of 10 points without GATE. Relaxation for SC/ST candidates as per GOI rules Or
  • A MBBS, BVSc, or BDS, with a minimum of 65 percent marks (7.0 grade points on a scale of 10). Relaxation for SC/ST candidates as per GOI rules 

Instruction to Candidates

  • All selected candidates who are Indian citizens and who do not receive any other scholarship/funding, will be provided financial support by the Institute. Admission to reserved category candidates will be as per Government of India notification.
  • Generous Research Assistantships and other financial support for attending conferences within India and abroad are available as per MHRD norms subject to the conditions prescribed in the Institute regulations.
  • At present IIT Ropar does not offer part-time Ph.D programme.
  • Selection will be based on written test or interview or both. Mere fulfilment of the minimum eligibility criteria does not entitle a candidate to be called for PhD entrance test.

IIT Ropar PhD External Admission 2018 – First Semester

Minimum Educational Qualification:

A research scholar under the External Registration Programme will carry out majorpart or all of his/her research work in the industry/research laboratories employing the scholar. 

Research scholars under the External Registration Programme (ERP) should be sponsored by and employed in industries/research laboratories having R & D facilities and recognised by DST or IIT Ropar.

Admission to this programme is open to the Departments/Centers as furnished in the Institute website / Advertisement. Registration under this programme is generally open in the following Departments/Centers.

PhD in Engineering: CE, CH, CSE, EE, ME, CBME, CMEE
PhD in Science: Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics
PhD in Humanities and Social Sciences: HSS

Minimum Eligibility Requirements

In addition to possessing the academic qualifications mentioned in the respective departments / centers, an applicant should fulfil the following requirements also:

GATE or equivalent qualification

GATE or Equivalent Qualification is not required for admission.

Professional Experience

Should have completed full time employment of 2 years of service as on the deadline of application.

Organization/Institution

Organisation/Institution must have at least 5 years of its existence for sponsoring candidates to ERP programme. Only persons engaged in R & D work in Technical / Scientific Institutions/ Industries or R & D Establishments are eligible. The organization should have adequate facilities for carrying out research. All CFTIs/GFTIs will be considered irrespective of their years of existence.

Sponsorship/NOC

Unconditional sponsorship or NOC by the employer is essential and a must at the time of joining. IIT Ropar will not have any financial liability for the candidate throughout the tenure of PhD.

Selection Procedure

Selection will be based on written test or interview or both. Mere fulfillment of the minimum eligibility criteria does not entitle a candidate to be called for Ph.D entrance test. TA will be provided to the shortlisted candidates appearing for Entrance Exam.

All selected candidates who are Indian citizens and who do not receive any other scholarship/funding, will be provided financial support by the Institute. Admission to reserved category candidates will be as per Government of India notification.

Result IIT Ropar Ph.D Admission 2018 First Semester

On the basis of the application form submitted, the candidates will be shortlisted for Ph.D Written Test/Personal Interview round.  The final list of the candidates selected for the admission will be released online. It will be released in department wise at the official website.

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