IIT Madras Ph.D / M.S admissions 2011

Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IITM) invites applications for admission to Ph.D and M.S programmes under regular full time /part time in the following branches:

Engineering

Sciences

Humanities and Social Sciences

Management

Eligibility for PhD/ MS at IIT Madras:

A. Minimum Educational Qualifications for Ph.D:

(i) Ph.D. in Engineering:

a) Candidates with a Master’s degree in Engineering/Technology with a good academic record or a Master’s degree by Research in Engineering/Technology with a good academic record.

b) Candidates with Master’s degree in Sciences with a good academic record and of exceptional merit where eligible, for the relevant Engineering discipline and with a valid GATE score or UGC/CSIR NET/NBHM or equivalent qualification in the relevant area tenable for the year of registration. In the case of candidates with more than 5 years relevant experience after the Master’s degree, the requirement of a test score may be waived by the Selection Committee.

c) Candidates who have qualified for the award of Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/Technology with exceptionally good academic record in an eligible discipline will be considered for direct admission to Ph.D. Programme as a regular full time scholar subject to the following conditions:

# a B.Tech degree holder of an IIT with a minimum CGPA of 8.0 on a 10 point scale or with a valid GATE score.

# a Bachelor’s degree holder in Engineering/Technology from any other University should be among the top 10 rank holders in the University and having a valid GATE score.

# a Bachelor’s degree holder in Engineering/Technology from a reputed R & D organisation and having a proven research record.

(ii) Ph.D. in Sciences:

1. Master’s degree in Sciences with a good academic record and having a valid GATE score or UGC/CSIR NET/NBHM or equivalent qualification tenable for the current year in the relevant area.

2. Master’s degree in Engineering/Technology are eligible with a good academic record.

3. B.Tech degree holder of an IIT are eligible with a minimum of CGPA of 8.0 on a 10.0 point scale or with a valid GATE Score.

4. B.Tech / B.E degree of any recognized University in India with a minimum CGPA of 8.0 on a 10.0 point scale or equivalent with valid GATE score.

5. Students who get more than 8.0 CGPA in M.Sc. in Science Departments of IIT Madras can be admitted directly to their Ph.D programme in Sciences with interview at departmental level; sanction of HTRA to these candidates is subject to the clearance of MHRD.

(iii) Ph.D. in Humanities and Social Sciences:

Master’s degree in an eligible discipline with a good academic record or equivalent and having a valid GATE score or UGC/CSIR NET/NBHM or equivalent qualification tenable for the current year in the relevant area.

(iv) Ph.D in Management:

Masters degree or equivalent PG Diploma or Associateship in a relevant discipline, and a Bachelor’s degree with a good academic record OR Five year integrated masters degree / dual degree or equivalent in a relevant discipline with a good academic record AND

Qualifying in national level examinations such as JMET / CAT / XAT / MAT / ATMA / GATE /UGC or CSIR / NET / JRF or Lectureship or equivalent or international level post graduate admission examination such as GMAT / GRE or equivalent. OR At least 5 years of managerial experience in lieu of the above examination. (This clause is only for Non HTRA candidates)

Master’s degree in Engineering / Technology with a good academic record or a Master’s degree by Research in Engineering / Technology in a relevant discipline are exempted from qualifying in National level examinations.

B. Minimum Educational Qualifications for M.S:

(i) M.S. in Engineering :

a) Candidates with a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering / Technology with valid GATE score or a Master’s degree in appropriate Sciences Management/Humanities and Social Sciences where eligible with a good academic record and a valid GATE score or CSIR/UGC NET/NBHM/JMET/CAT/AIMA or equivalent qualification tenable for the current year in the relevant areas.

b) Candidates having Associate Membership of the following professional bodies will also be eligible for admission to the M.S. programme of their parent discipline provided they have a valid GATE score and have passed both part A and part B of the Membership examinations with a good academic record.

The Institution of Engineers (India) (Civil, Mechanical, Electrical and Electronics, Electronics and Communications), the Aeronautical society of India, the Indian Institute of Metals, the Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers, the Institute of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering and other professional bodies approved by the Senate from time to time.

c) Candidates having qualified in MFT (Major Field Test) will also be eligible for admission to the M.S. programme if the concerned department opt for it.

(ii) M.S. in Entrepreneurship/Management:

Bachelors degree or equivalent in any professional discipline of minimum four years duration or Masters degree or equivalent in a relevant discipline, with a good academic record, AND A good score or pass in:

a) national level post graduate admission qualifying examinations such as JMET/CAT/XAT/MAT/ATMA/GATE/ UGC or CSIR NET JRF or Lectureship or equivalent, or

b) International level post graduate admission qualifying examination such as GMAT/GRE or equivalent

c) at least 3 years of managerial experience in lieu of the qualifying test. (This clause is only for non HTRA candidates)

Candidates having qualified in MFT (Major Field Test) will also be eligible for admission to the M.S. programme if the concerned department opts for it.

APPLICATION: Applications are to be submitted ONLINE through the website http://research.iitm.ac.in/Application/home.aspx

Last date for Registration of application through online is 25-03-2011

For details visit http://www.iitm.ac.in

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