IIT Patna PhD admissions 2011

Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Patna invites applications for admission to the PhD programme for 2011 session in the following Departments:

* Computer Science and Engineering

* Electrical Engineering

* Mechanical Engineering

* Chemistry

* Mathematics

* Physics

* Humanities and Social Sciences

* Inter-Disciplinary research

Eligibility

In all the disciplines, the upper age limit is 28 years (BTech / BE / MSc / MA / MCA / MBA) and 32 years (MTech / ME / MS / MPhil) and is applicable only for candidates applying in Regular and Full time category (Institute Fellows). Relaxation for SC/ST Candidates: Eligibility criteria will be relaxed by 5% marks or 0.5 CPI for SC / ST applicants.

PhD in Engineering:

Candidates having MTech / ME degree in a Engineering/Technology, with a minimum CPI of 6.5 or 60% of marks OR Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/Technology (from any Institute other than IITs) in a relevant area with a minimum CPI of 8.0 or 75% of marks OR Bachelor’s degree from an Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) in a relevant area with a minimum CPI of 7.0 OR Master’s degree in Science from an Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) in a relevant area with a minimum CPI of 7.5 or 70%.

PhD in Science:

Master’s degree in Science in a relevant area with a minimum CPI of 6.5 or 60% of marks OR Master’s degree in Science/Engineering/Technology in a relevant area with a minimum CPI of 6.5 or 60% of marks OR Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/Technology from an Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) in a relevant area with a minimum CPI of 7.0 OR Bachelor’s degree in a related area in Engineering/Technology (from any Institute other than IITs / IISc) in a relevant area with a minimum CPI of 8.0 or 75% of marks.

PhD in Humanities and Social Sciences:

Master’s degree in Arts / Commerce / Science in a relevant area with a minimum of 55% marks or equivalent OR Master’s degree in Engineering / Technology /Science in a relevant area with a minimum CPI of 6.5 or 60% marks OR Bachelor’s degree from an Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) in a relevant area with a minimum CPI of 7.0 OR Bachelor’s degree in Engineering / Technology (from any Institute other than IITs / IISc) in a relevant area with a minimum CPI of 7.5 or 80% marks.

Application Procedure:

Prescribed application form can be downloaded from link:

http://www.iitp.ac.in/phd_advt_july2011.pdf

Application form can also be obtained from the Assistant Registrar, Indian Institute of Technology Patna, Patliputra Colony, Patna – 800 013, Bihar, on or before 25-04-2011 by ordinary post or in person. To receive application forms by post, send a request along with a self-addressed, stamped envelope (24cm x 15cm size). Request for form must be sent in an envelope super scribed with ‘Request for Ph.D. Application form’.

Filled in application forms complete with copies of mark sheets/certificates and other testimonials (both sides) and a Demand Draft for Rs.200/- for General/ OBC candidates and Rs.100/- for SC/ST/PD candidates drawn in any nationalized bank and payable at Patna in favour of IIT Patna should be sent to the Assistant Registrar, Indian Institute of Technology Patna, Patliputra Colony, Patna – 800 013, Bihar, to reach on or before 29th April 2011. The words ‘Application for PhD admission in the Department of _________’ should be written on the top of the envelope for sending the completed form. Candidates applying for more than one department should submit a separate application for each department.

For details visit http://www.iitp.ac.in/phd_advt_july2011.pdf

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