NITKKR PhD Admission 2022-23, Dates, Notification, Application

NITKKR PhD Admission 2022-23:- National Institute of Technology Kurukshetra an Institute for National Importance, has invites online applications from Indian and Foreign nationals for admission in the Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) Degree Programs on Full Time (Institute/CSlR-UGC-NET-JRF, Visvesvaraya) and Part Time seats in even semester of Academic Year 2022-23.

Important Dates and Application Fee for NITKKR PhD Admission 2022-23

Date of notification21 November 2022
Start date for submission of application form24 November 2022
Last date for submission of application form15 December 2022

The application fee of Rs. 500/- for Open Category/OBC(NCL)/EWS candidates and Rs. 200/- whereas for SC/ST/PwD candidates. The application fee is payable through SBI – Collect.

List of Departments/ Schools for NITKKR PhD Admission 2022-23

The Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) Programme is offered by the following Departments / Schools in the related areas of specializations.

  1. Department of Civil Engineering
  2. Department of Electrical Engineering
  3. Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering
  4. Department of Computer Engineering *
  5. Department of Mechanical Engineering **
  6. Department of Physics
  7. Department of Chemistry
  8. Department of Humanities and Social Sciences
  9. Department of Mathematics
  10. School of VLSI Design and Embedded System
  11. School of Renewable Energy and Efficiency
  12. Department of Business Administration
  13. Department of Computer Application
  • *The department also runs the programme of Information Technology
  • ** The department also runs the programme of Production and Industrial Engineering

Available Institute Scholarship Seats for NITKKR PhD Admission 2022-23

CategoryInstitute Scholarship Seats
Gen (PwD)02
OBC (PwD)01
SC (PwD)01
Total Seats57

Project Seats for NITKKR PhD Admission 2022-23

Deptt./SchoolsNo. of Slots
Computer Engineering1
Electronics & Communication Engineering1
Computer Applications1

Eligibility Criteria for NITKKR PhD Admission 2022-23

An candidate should satisfy the prescribed qualifications to be eligible for admission to a Ph.D. program of the institute. Degrees obtained through distance education shall not be considered.

The course as well as the University of qualifying degree must be recognized by AICTE & UGC and will be verified by Academic Section before registration.

Minimum Qualification for Eligibility

Master’s degree in Engineering/Technology/Sciences/Mathematics/ Humanities and Social Sciences in respective discipline or equivalent with a minimum Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of 6.5 on a 10-point scale or equivalent or 60% marks in aggregate where marks are awarded. 

The candidate having Master’s Degree must possess full time Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent also with a minimum CGPA of 6.5 on a 10-point scale or equivalent as determined by the Institute wherever letter grades are awarded in the qualifying degree, or 60% marks in aggregate where marks are awarded.


Full time Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering /Technology or equivalent with a minimum of 80% marks in aggregate or 8.0 CGPA on 10-point scale or equivalent and a minimum of 5 years of work experience at the level of Assistant Professor, Class-I Officer or equivalent in any reputed
Institute/Industry/Government organization, and evidence of Master’s level R&D work completed.

Additional Eligibility Conditions for Part-Time PhD Admission

  • Permanent/Regular Employees working in R&D Organizations, National Laboratories, Government Organizations, Industries, PSUs, State Undertakings having sufficient facilities to carry out research at their Organization.
  • Regular faculty of reputed Institute/University having sufficient facilities to carry out research at their place in the related research area.
  • Regular Employees of NITKKR working in any Department/School, Centre, Section and Cell of the Institute.
  • All such candidates should have a minimum experience of two years which will be counted from the date of joining in the sponsoring organizations to the last date of application in the Ph.D. programme. The candidate is required to produce the experience certificate at the time of interview by the respective DRC/SRC. Minimum qualification for these candidates is the same as for fulltime candidates.
    • Part-time candidates are required to submit a “No Objection Certificate” on a proper letterhead from the appropriate authority in the organization clearly stating the following:
    • That the candidate is permitted to pursue the Ph.D. research work on a part-time basis.
    • That the candidate’s official duties permit the candidate to devote sufficient time for research work.
    • That the facilities for the research work in the candidate’s field of research work are available at the candidate’s place of work.
    • That the candidate will be sanctioned leave for sufficient duration for conduct of research work in case the research facilities are not available in the Institute/Industry/Organization.

Eligibility for Institute Scholarship

  • Only NET/GATE qualified candidates shall be considered for the Institute fellowship.
  • A Full-time research scholar may receive Institute scholarship for a maximum duration of FIVE years of the Ph.D. programme, subject to fulfilling the requirements of eligibility for the scholarship over the successive years of Ph.D. registration period.
  • Initial award of the scholarship at the time of Provisional admission to Ph.D. programme will continue for two years from the date of the issue of the scholarship subject to satisfactory performance in every semester.
  • In addition to above, there shall be annual assessment of the performance of the Ph.D. research scholar for continuation of the scholarship on the basis of achievement of milestones in the scholar’s Ph.D. research work as per rules.

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