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PhD Admissions 2019-20

Admissions for PhD Programme 2019-2020 {Autumn Semester} 

Relevant Dates:

Availability of online application forms starts on:  March 20, 2019.

Last Date for submission of application forms: April 08, 2019.

Display of candidate list for written test/or interview : April 18, 2019.

Written test and Interview May 14, 2019.

Declaration of result:  As Per COAP Schedule.

Registration and Orientation Programme (tentative):  July (22 - 24), 2019

Instruction begins (tentative):  July 29, 2019


For Complete schedule please refer to Institute PhD Admissions Schedule.

Eligibility Criteria:

First Class or 60% marks (55% marks for SC/ST), as specified in the General eligibility criterion in the qualifying degree which can be:

  1. M.Tech./M.E. or equivalent degree in any branch of Engineering

  2. B.Tech./B.E. or equivalent degree in any branch of Engineering or

  3. M.Sc. or equivalent degree in any discipline. 

  Exam and Interview Process:

  1. Shortlisted Candidates will be invited for a written test on  December 05, 2018 from 09.00 - 11.00 hrs. Venue: LC102, Lecture Hall Complex. This is a general test which does not require any specific preparation. Some questions may be based on the Reading Material specified in a section below.

  2. List of students selected through test will be displayed ~1PM and interviews will be held on the same day. (Time and venue will be announced along with the written test result)

Reading Material:

1.'Two Questions Concerning Technology' (Excerpt from 'An introduction to Science and Technology Studies') by Sergio Sismondo

2.'Can Technology End Poverty?' by Kentaro Toyama

3.'The economic consequences of Nehru' by Pulapre Balakrishnan

4.'Technology design as if development mattered' by Anil Date

Admission Categories:

Please refer to the  PhD Admissions Brochure for more details.


Things to bring to exam and interview:

  1. Copy of PhD Application

  2. Bio-data

  3. SOP (Statement of Purpose)

  4. Research proposal

  5. GATE score card (For direct PhD admissions)

  6. Master’s Thesis

  7. Non-Programmable calculator

  8. Cell phones are not allowed

  9. Photo Identity Cards

  10. Stationary required (Pen, Pencil etc.,)

  *For other details please refer PhD Admissions Brochure .