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IIT Gandhinagar PhD Admission 2023-24 (Special Drive)
IIT Gandhinagar PhD Admission 2023-24;-IIT Gandhinagar invites applications from highly motivated students from OBC(NCL)/ SC/ ST/ PWD categories for admission to its PhD programme for the academic year 2023-24 (Semester I).
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Focus Area for IIT Gandhinagar PhD Admission 2023-24 (Special Drive)
Currently, Institute offer Ph.D. programmes in Biological Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Civil Engineering, Cognitive Science, Computer Science and Engineering, Design, Earth Sciences, Economics, Electrical Engineering, History, Language & Literature, Materials Engineering, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Philosophy, Physics, Political Science, Psychology, Social Epidemiology and Sociology, Development economics.
Prospective students satisfying the eligibility criteria are encouraged to acquaint themselves with the research areas of our faculty members for suitable matches of interests.
Admission Categories for IIT Gandhinagar PhD Admission 2023-24 (Special Drive)
Regular(RR): Fulltime residential research candidate.
Prime Minister’s Research Fellowship
The Prime Minister’s Research Fellows (PMRF) Scheme has been designed for improving the quality of research in various higher educational institutions in the country. With attractive fellowships, the scheme seeks to attract the best talent into research thereby realizing the vision of development through innovation. The scheme was announced in the Budget 2018-19. The institutes which can offer PMRF include all the IITs, all the IISERs, Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru and some of the top Central Universities/NITs that offer science and/or technology degrees. The candidates will be selected through a rigorous selection process and their performance will be reviewed suitably through a national convention time to time. Kindly visit https://iitgn.ac.in/pmrf for more details about PMRF.
Eligibility Criteria for IIT Gandhinagar PhD Admission 2023-24 (Special Drive)
At least 55% marks or 5.5 CPI marks in M.A./M.Sc./B.Tech./M.Tech./BS (IISc, IISER)/BS-MS (IISER) or equivalent degree in appropriate branches. Above mentioned eligibility criteria is minimum at Institute level.
For discipline wise minimum eligibility criteria, please click here. The disciplines may use higher cut off levels for short listing 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.
Students joining the Ph.D. program as regulars (RR) may be considered for the Institute Fellowship (subjected to availability of fund) based on the following norms:
- Candidates with qualifications in any of the points (a-f) mentioned below are eligible for a monthly fellowship of Rs. 31,000/-.
- Post Graduate Degree in Basic Science with NET/GATE Qualification or Graduate Degree in Professional Courses (B.Tech/B.E.) with NET/GATE Qualification or Postgraduate Degree in Professional Courses (M.Tech/M.E. etc)
- BTech degree from a CFTI (Centrally Funded Technical Institute) with CPI at least 8.0 (on a scale of 10).
- MSc/MA from IITs with CPI at least 8.0 (on a scale of 10)
- BS from IISc with CPI at least 6.4 (on a scale of 8)
- BS-MS from IISERs with CPI at least 8.0 (on a scale of 10)
- BS from IISERs with CPI at least 8.0 (on a scale of 10)
- After successful completion of two years in a regular PhD programme, a PhD candidate may be eligible for a monthly fellowship of Rs. 35,000/-.
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/or 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.
In addition to the announced admission cycles with 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.
All applications must be submitted online. If you are applying for more than one discipline, please submit a separate application for each discipline. After successful submission of the application form, you will receive an application number and a link to download the 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
Rs. 150/- (SC/ST/PWD Category) and Rs. 300/- (OBC)
You NEED NOT send the hard-copy of the application form.
|Application Deadline||25 March 2023|
|Shortlisting announcement (Tentative)||29 March 2023|
|Written test/Interview (Online or Offline or Hybrid)||15-21 April 2023|
|Announcement of Result (Tentative)||26 April 2023|
* The exact date/time for the written examinations and/or interview will be communicated to the shortlisted candidates by respective disciplines.
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