IDRBT Ph.D in Banking Technology Admissions 2012

Institute for Development and Research in Banking Technology (IDRBT)  invites applications for Ph.D. programme in collaboration with the University of Hyderabad (A Central University) in the following specialisations


  • Information Technology in Banking
  • Electronic Payment and Settlement Systems
  • Financial Networks and Applications
  • Security Technologies for the Financial Sector
  • Financial Information Systems & Business Intelligence
  • Financial Inclusion Technologies
  • Core Banking System and Beyond
  • Alternate Delivery Channels
  • Open Source Technologies
  • Information Security
  • Closely Related Areas



Masters Degree in any Engineering / Technology; OR M.Phil in Mathematics or Statistics or Electronics; OR Bachelor’s Degree in B.E. / B.Tech. OR Master’s Degree in Computer Applications / Computer Science / Mathematics / Statistics / Electronics / Information Systems / Internet Technology / Geo-Informatics / Bio-Informatics with a minimum of 60% marks in any of the above stated qualifying degrees (a relaxation of 5% marks is provided to SC/ST candidates).


All educational qualifications must have been obtained from recognized Universities/ Institutions in India or abroad. If grades are awarded instead of marks, candidates should clearly indicate their numerical equivalent.



The Entrance Examination for admission to the Ph.D. programme would consist of:


(i) A Written Examination of 75 marks for 2 hours from 10 am to 12 noon on July 08,

2012 (Sunday) at the University of Hyderabad campus at Gachibowli, Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh. The candidates must reach the venue by 9.30 a.m. The candidates may note that the venue is around 25 kilometres from the main city of Hyderabad and they should make their travel arrangements accordingly. The results of the Written test would be announced on the IDRBT website by 9 pm on July 08, 2012 (same day).


Personal Interview (only for the candidates qualifying the written examination) on July 09, 2012 (Monday) for 25 marks from 9:30 am onwards at IDRBT, Castle Hills, Masab Tank, Hyderabad – 57, Andhra Pradesh.



Candidates interested to pursue the Ph.D. Programme may apply in the prescribed Application.   Incomplete applications/not in the prescribed format will be rejected and no correspondence in this regard will be entertained by the Institute. Candidates belonging to SC/ST category should submit along with the application a scanned copy of the certificate of their caste / tribe from a Revenue Officer not below the rank of Tahsildar / Mandal Revenue Officer. Further, SC/ST candidates belonging to the state of Andhra Pradesh should submit an Integrated Community Certificate issued by the Competent Revenue Authority. Candidates claiming OBC reservation must enclose an attested copy of the OBC (non-creamy layer) certificate issued by a competent authority without which their claim will not be considered in the OBC category.



The filled-in application form may be sent so as to reach the Institute on or before June 03, 2012 to “The Director, IDRBT, Castle Hills, Road No.1, Masab Tank, Hyderabad – 500057” by e-mail to  All applications / correspondence / queries must necessarily be through the above-cited e-mail only.

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