IIT Roorkee Ph.D Admissions 2010

Indian Institue of Technology (IIT)Roorkee (Formerly University of Roorkee), invites applications for Admission to Ph.D. Programmes and Post-Doctoral Fellowship (Spring Semester 2009-10)

PH.D. PROGRAMME
Applications are invited for admission to full time/part time Ph.D. Programmes in the following departments/centres:

DEPARTMENTS

Alternate Hydro-Energy Centre

Architecture and Planning
Biotechnology
Chemical Engineering
Chemistry
Civil Engineering
Earthquake Engineering
Earth Sciences
Electrical Engineering
Electronics & Computer Engg.
Humanities and Social Sciences
Hydrology
Management Studies
Mathematics
Mechanical & Industrial Engineering
Metallurgical & Materials Engineering
Physics
Paper Technology
Water Resources & Management



CENTRES OF EXECELLENCE

Centre for Transportation Systems(CTRANS)
Centre for Disaster Mitigation
Centre for Nanotechnology. However, these specializations are also available in respective parent departments.

OTHERS

Institute Instrumentation Centre

ELIGIBILITY & MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

An applicant possessing the following qualifications in appropriate area shall be eligible to apply for admission for Ph.D. programme of the Institute. Masters degree in Engineering / Technology/Architecture/Urban & Rural Planning/Sciences/ Humanities & Social Sciences and Management in respective discipline or equivalent with a minimum Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of 6.00 on a 10 point scale or equivalent as determined by the Institute wherever letter grades are awarded; or 60% marks in aggregate (of all the years/ semesters) where marks are awarded.

OR

Applicants with B.Tech./B.Arch. degree or equivalent in respective discipline with excellent academic record (with a minimum CGPA of 7.00 on a 10 point scale or equivalent or 70% marks) may be considered eligible for admission.

Applicants for admission for full-time studies who do not possess a M.Tech./ M.Arch./ MURP degree or equivalent in the relevant field must have a valid GATE score (at least 75 percentile) for Engineering / Technology/ Science disciplines or must have qualified national level fellowship examinations such as NET (JRF/LS) conducted by UGC/CSIR for Science/ Humanities and Social Sciences disciplines.

Engineering/Architecture graduates from any IIT/erstwhile University of Roorkee having CGPA Score > 8.00 or marks > 80% are also eligible for admission without GATE score

RESERVATION/RELAXATION

a) Relaxation in eligibility requirement in terms of minimum CGPA upto 5.5 or 55% marks in aggregate will be given to SC/ST, physically handicapped applicants and those with M.A. English (for admission to Ph.D. English in the Deptt. of Humanities and Social Sciences of IIT Roorkee) as per Institute regulations.

b) Person with Disability (PD) applicants may be permitted relaxation in eligibility requirement of CGPA to 5.5 on a 10 point scale or equivalent, or to 55% marks as per regulations.

c) For the SC/ST applicants minimum GATE score requirement will be 50 percentile.

d) Reservation for OBC/SC/ST will be as per Govt. of India directive/Institute rules.

CLASSIFICATIONS OF RESEARCH SCHOLARS

(i) Full-Time Research Scholar :
(a) Institute Research Scholar
(b) Govt./Semi.Govt. Fellowship Awardees (QIP CSIR, UGC, DAE, DST, DBT, etc.)
(c) Sponsored Candidates
(d) Self Financed (Indian/Foreign/ Study Leave/ College Teacher)
(e) ICCR Awardees (Foreign Students)

(ii) Part Time Research Scholars
(a) Institute Faculty / Staff
(b) Project Staff
(c) External Candidates (Sponsored)”IIT Roorkee recognized organization”

POST-DOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP
A limited number of fellowships are available to carry out advanced research in all the disciplines as mentioned above. Interested candidates having a Ph.D. Degree may apply for Post-Doctoral Fellowship in all the disciplines mentioned above. Qualification: Candidate with a Ph.D. degree in Science and Engineering or those who have recently submitted their doctoral theses can apply Age: Criteria for age should be same as for Ph.D. Duration : 2 years (renewable for one more year). Fellowship : (i) Rs. 25,000/- p.m. for a Ph.D. with 2 years experience (ii) Rs. 20,000/- p.m. for a recent Ph.D. degree holder. Contingency : Rs. 20,000/- per annum. H.R.A. : As admissible Desirable: First class in degree preceding to Ph.D. and publications in journals of repute.

How to Apply

Application form and other details can be downloaded from www.iitr.ernet.in/admissions and the completed application form should be sent to Chairman, PG Admission-2010 along with a demand draft of Rs. 200/- in favour of Chairman, PG Admission, IIT Roorkee.

Separate applications be sent for separate departments. Application form with other detailed information can also be obtained from the Chairman, PG Admission-2010, Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee, Roorkee 247 667 by sending a demand draft for Rs. 250/- in favour of Chairman, PG Admission, IITR and a self addressed envelope (23 x 17 cm). Please visit the Institute website http://www.iitr.ernet.in/admissions.html for detailed information concerning admissions and application forms.

Employed candidates seeking admission must submit Application Form through their employer along with ‘No Objection’.

ASSISTANTSHIP

? Some Institute Assistantships (MHRD) may be available, as per Institute Regulations. For more information, please contact :
Chairman, PG Admission-2010 ,
Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee,
Roorkee – 247667 (India)
Ph: (01332) 285875/284010.
Fax (01332) 285874, E-mail : pgadm@iitr.ernet.in
Website : http://www.iitr.ernet.in/admissions

LAST DATE 
FOR RECEIPT OF COMPLETED APPLICATION FORM IS OCTOBER 30, 2009

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