Want to pursue Ph.D from IIT Bombay? Apply now!

The Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay has invited applications from eligible candidates aspiring to enroll for its Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) programs for the academic year 2015-16.

Updated: Sep 10, 2015, 18:59 PM IST
Want to pursue Ph.D from IIT Bombay? Apply now!

Mumbai: The Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay has invited applications from eligible candidates aspiring to enroll for its Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) programs for the academic year 2015-16.

The last date to apply is October 15.

Eligibility criteria:

The candidates must have one of the following in appropriate subject areas:

1) Master’s Degree in Engineering/Technology or equivalent degree, with First class or  60% marks  (55% marks for SC/ST).

2)One of the following : (a)  Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/Technology with First class or 60% marks (55% marks for SC/ST)

(b)  Master’s degree in Science or  equivalent degree, with First class or 60% marks (55% marks for SC/ST)

(c)  Master's degree in Arts/Commerce or equivalent degree with a minimum of 55% marks (50% for SC/ST), only for admission to the Ph.D. programmes offered by the Industrial Design Centre and Department of Humanities & Social Sciences.

  Such candidates must also fulfill ONE of the following additional requirements: 

i.   Valid GATE/CEED Score

ii.  Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) of CSIR/UGC/NBHM/DBT or DST  INSPIRE Fellowship.

iii. Candidates having UGC­NET Lectureship (LS)  are also eligible for  Teaching        Assistantship in addition to other academic qualifications in Humanities & Social Sciences Department. iv. Minimum of 2 years of professional experience (acquired after obtaining the qualifying degree and completed before the starting of the semester in which        admission is sought). 

3)  B.Tech. Degree from an IIT, with a minimum CGPA/CPI  of 8.00 (on 0­10 scale).

In addition to the general eligibility criterion, the applicant must satisfy the eligibility criteria specified for the respective Academic Units and the eligibility criteria for admission with different types of financial support as given in the Ph.D. Information Brochure.

Application Form:

Application Form & Information Brochure (including the admission schedule along with the important dates) is available on the Institute website at the following link:

 http://www1.iitb.ac.in/academic/phd.jsp.

Interview and test:

The candidates will have to appear for an interview and a written test.

If called for the same, they must bring:

Photo ID Card, Printed copy  of the application submitted online,Thesis/dissertation / report /publications, copy of certificates and marksheets.

How to apply:

Candidates must apply online for the admission to this course and send the hard copy of the form along with the demand draft to 'Deputy Registrar (Academic), IIT Bombay, Powai, Mumbai-400 076.

Application fee:

For General/OBCNC male candidates: Rs 300

For third gender (T) candidates: Rs 300

For General/OBCNC female candidates: Rs 150

For SC/ST male candidates: Rs 150

For SC/ST female candidates: Rs150

For more details, visit the official website: http://www1.iitb.ac.in/academic/phd.jsp