INDIAN INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY GUWAHATI

GUWAHATI – 781039, INDIA

 

 

Admission to PhD Programme to start from July 2014

 

 

Programmes (PhD)     Eligibility (PhD)     Sponsored/Self-Financed/Part-Time/External    

 

Financial Support     Application Procedure                              

 

 

Applications are invited for admission to the Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) programme starting in July 2014. The departments/centres and areas in which these programme will be offered are:

PhD Programme

Departments/Centres

Areas

 

Dept. of Computer Science & Engineering

 

 

Algorithms; Computational Geometry; Systems Biology  (Bio-computing); Bio-inspired distributed and decentralized algorithms for Robotics and related systems; Intelligent Mobile Agent Based Cyber-physical Systems/Internet of Things; Synthetic Emotions; Human-Computer Interactions; Speech Processing; Multimedia: Image and Video Processing; Machine Learning; Information Retrieval; Data Mining; Web Mining; Formal Verification; Embedded Systems; CAD for VLSI; Multi-processor Computer Architecture; Real-time Systems and Scheduling; Computer Security; Networks; Wireless Sensor Networks; Data Center Networks; Operating Systems; Distributed Systems.

 

 

Dept. of Electronics & Electrical Engineering

 

 

VLSI; Power Systems; Wireless Communications; Information Theory and

Coding; Communication Networks; Biomedical Signal and Image Processing; Speech and Handwriting Processing; Image/Video Processing and Computer Vision; Pattern Recognition and Machine Learning;  Multimedia Security; RF and Microwave; Control Systems; Power Electronics; Electrical Machines; Control of Electrical Drives; Smart Grids and Electric Vehicles; High Voltage Engineering; Condition Monitoring of Power Apparatuses; Electromagnetics; Solid State Devices; Optoelectronics; Optical Communication and Networks; Photonics; MEMS; Instrumentation; and High Performance Computing.

 

 

 

Dept. of Mechanical Engineering

 

 

Metal Forming, Welding, Advanced Welding Processes, Electro-magnetic Manufacturing, Inter-laminar Stress, 3D-Piezoelectricity, Inverse Problems, Topology Optimization, Adhesion, Powder Metallurgy Processing, Advanced Materials, Wear Characterization, Shape Memory Materials for Biomedical Devices, Micromachining, Nano-finishing, Biomemetics.

 

Rotor Dynamics, Condition Monitoring, Smart Materials, Optimization; Operation Research; Non-linear Finite Element Analysis, Computational Contact and Impact Mechanics, MEMS, Hydrodynamic Bearings, Coupled Modeling of Electro-Mechanical Systems, Robotics, design of compliant mechanisms, Non-Linear Vibration, Bio-mechanics.

 

Fluid Mechanics, Heat Transfer, Computational Fluid Dynamics and Heat Transfer, high performance computing, Multi-phase Flow, Turbulent Fluid Flow, CFD in Hypersonic Applications, Cooling of Electronic Devices, Hydrogen Energy, Thermal Energy Storage, Solar driven refrigeration system.

 

Dept. of Civil Engineering

 

Construction Management; Environmental Engineering; Geotechnical Engineering; Structural Engineering; Transportation Engineering; and Water Resources Engineering and Management.

 

Dept. of Biotechnology  

 

All areas of Biotechnology.

 

 

Dept. of Chemical Engineering

 

All areas of Chemical Engineering

 

Dept. of Design

 

 

Industrial Design; Communication design (including art & visual culture);

Interaction and Usability engineering (including HCI); Design Management;

Ergonomics (including Occupational health and safety).

 

Dept. of Physics

 

 

Condensed Matter Physics – biomaterials, cold atoms, quantum computation, computational materials physics, ferroelectric and oxide materials, Graphene, organic semiconductors, semiconducting materials, smart magnetic materials, soft condensed matter, spintronics, statistical physics, strongly correlated systems, superconductivity, topological insulators, nanomaterials and nanotechnology, theoretical and computational biophysics, polymer physics, AdS/CMT, low dimensional quantum field theory.

Laser and Photonics – Applied Optics, Fiber Optics, Laser Matter Interaction, Nonlinear Optics, Quantum Optics.

High Energy Physics – beyond the standard model, cosmological connections, Heavy Flavour Physics, Collider phenomenology, CP violation, Neutrino physics, Low energy Effective Field Theory, Standard Model Precision Calculations, Dark matter.

Astrophysics – Astrophysical flows, Ultra high energy cosmic rays.

 

 

 

Dept. of Chemistry

 

 

Inorganic Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, Physical Chemistry and Theoretical Chemistry.

 

Dept. of Mathematics

 

 

Algorithms, Distributed Computing, Algorithmic aspects of Ad Hoc & Wireless Sensor Networks, Linear Algebra, Numerical Linear Algebra, Finite Element Method, Numerical Analysis, Differential Equations, Mathematical Biology,  Mathematical Finance, Computational Finance, Queuing Theory, and  Stochastic Process.

 

Dept. of Humanities & Social Sciences

 

Economics, English, History, Linguistics, Sociology, Development Studies, and Psychology.

 

Centre for the Environment

 

Environmental Chemistry/Biotechnology/Economics/Engineering; Waste Water Treatment and supply; CO2 Capture/storage; Atmospheric Chemistry; Air Quality monitoring; Environmental Hydraulics; Environmental Genomics/Proteomics and Protein Biochemistry; and Other emerging areas of environment with interdisciplinary application of science, technology, arts and humanities.

Centre for Energy

System biology of biobutanol production; Bioethanol; BioenergyBiofuels from biomass and biomass pyrolysis; Biofuelcell; Thermal energy storage and hydrogen energy storage; and IC engine.

 

Centre for Nanotechnology

 

 

 

Experimental and Computational studies of micro- and nano-fluidics; Nano Electronics and Optics; Nanomaterials; Nanobiotechnology; Nano Devices and Applications; Polymer Synthesis and Optoelectronic Applications.

 

Categories of PhD Students 

 

 

 

The Institute admits PhD students under the following categories:

 

 

i)   REGULAR

A student in this category works full-time for his/her PhD degree.  He/she receives assistantship from the Institute or fellowship from CSIR/UGC or any other recognized funding agency.

 

 

ii)  SPONSORED (FULL-TIME)

A student in this category is sponsored by a recognized R&D organization, academic institution, government organization or industry for doing research in the Institute on a full-time basis. He/She must be a regular employee of the sponsoring organization with at least one year of professional experience in the respective field. The Institute does not provide any assistantship/fellowship to such a student. Sponsorship letter (Form I) must be attached with the application.

 

iii) SELF-FINANCED (FULL-TIME)

A student in this category works full-time towards the PhD Programme. He/She must have at least one year of professional experience in the respective field, with supporting document(s) of proof. The Institute does not provide any assistantship/fellowship to such a student.

 

 

iv) PROJECT STAFF

This category refers to a student who is working on a sponsored project in the Institute and is admitted to the PhD Programme to work on a full-time or part-time basis. The remaining duration of the project at the time of admission should be at least one year. If the project gets completed before the student completes his/her PhD Programme, his/her category will be converted to that of SELF-FINANCED unless he/she is granted an assistantship/fellowship from the Institute or any other agency. No Objection Certificate (Form II) must be attached with the application.

 

 

v)  PART-TIME

A student in this category is a professionally employed person (including the staff of IIT Guwahati), who pursues the PhD Programme while continuing the duties of his/her service. He/She must be a regular employee of the sponsoring organization with at least one year of professional experience in the respective field. The Institute does not provide any assistantship/fellowship to such a student. A No Objection Certificate from the Head of the Institution/Organisation in which he/she is employed (Form III) must be enclosed at the time of application.  

 

 

vi)  EXTERNAL

This category refers to a student employed in an R&D organization/academic institution/industry having adequate research facilities. The research work leading to the PhD degree may be carried out largely in the parent organization of the candidate under a Local Supervisor from the organization but with the overall guidance provided by a faculty member (Institute Supervisor) of the Department/Centre in which he/she is registered. He/She must be a regular employee of the sponsoring organization with at least one year of professional experience in the respective field. The Institute does not provide any assistantship/fellowship to such a student. A certificate from the Head of the sponsoring Institution/Organisation in which he/she is employed (Form IV) must be enclosed at the time of application.

 

Note:  The word `Form’ used under this section refers to the forms as specified in the Application Form for Admission to

            PhD Programme.

 

 

Eligibility Criteria for Admission into PhD Programme

 

Minimum CPI or Percentage of marks in the qualifying degree, with specific requirements for different streams, have been indicated below:

 

   Note:   (a)    For eligibility for financial assistance for regular category candidates, please see the section “Financial Support” below.

 

(b)       Minimum experience required for Sponsored (Full-time), Self-Financed, Part-Time, and External categories of candidates, have also been indicated below.

 

 

PhD in Engineering

 

                For admission to the PhD Programme in Engineering departments, a candidate must satisfy one of the following  criteria:

 

i)      Master’s degree in Engineering/Technology/Medical Sciences/Veterinary Sciences/Pharmacy in a relevant 

         area with a minimum Cumulative Performance Index (CPI) of 6.5 or 60% of marks.

 

ii)    Four-year Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/Technology/Medical Sciences or equivalent in a relevant area with a minimum CPI of 7.5 or 70% of marks.

 

iii)    Four-year Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/Technology or equivalent in a relevant area with a minimum CPI of 7.0,  from any of the Centrally Funded Technical Institutions [ Details of the Institutions can be seen from http://mhrd.gov.in/funded_technical_inst_hindi ]

 

iv)      A candidate having a Two-year Master's degree (after completion of 4-year Bachelor's degree) or three-year Master's degree (after completion of 3-year Bachelor's degree) in Engineering/ Technology/Science in a relevant area with minimum Cumulative Performance Index (CPI) of 6.5 or 60% of marks,

Or

A candidate with a Two-year MSc degree (after completion of 3-year Bachelor's degree) in a relevant area with minimum CPI of 7.5 or 70% marks,

 

is also considered for admission in the Department of Biotechnology.

 

 v)    A candidate having a Four-year Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/Technology/ Science in a relevant area with a minimum CPI of 7.5 or 70% of marks, is also considered for admission in the Department of Biotechnology.

 

vi)   A candidate having MSc degree with Mathematics as a subject at bachelor’s level is also considered for  

       admission in the Department of Civil Engineering. The candidate should have a minimum of 7.5 CPI or 70% marks in Master’s level with consistent first class at other levels.

 

vii)  A candidate having a Four-year Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/Technology or equivalent in a relevant area, with a Postgraduate Degree in Management Science(Finance) or MBA with Finance specialization or equivalent, is also considered for admission in the area of specialization `Construction Management’, of the Department of Civil Engineering. The candidate should have a minimum of 6.5 CPI or 60% marks in Bachelor's level and 6.5 CPI or 60% marks in the postgraduate degree.

 

               viii)   A regular student of IIT Guwahati who is continuing his/her MTech studies and having a minimum CPI of
      8.0 at the end of second semester may be enrolled in the PhD programme of the Department in the
       beginning of his/her third semester of study. Such students can receive only PhD Degree.

 

               ix)     A student of IIT Guwahati who is continuing his/her BTech studies and having a minimum CPI of 6.5 at the end of sixth semester may be enrolled in the PhD programme of the Department in the beginning of his/her seventh semester of study. Such students can receive dual BTech and PhD Degree. Both the degrees will be awarded after completion of PhD degree.

 

 

 

PhD in Design

 

For admission to the PhD Programme in Design, a candidate must satisfy one of the following criteria:

 

i)   Candidates having MArch/MDes degree or MTech/ME degree in a relevant area, with a minimum CPI of 6.5 or  60% of marks.

 

  ii) Master’s degree in Applied Arts/Ergonomics/Fine Arts/Psychology/Physiology/Occupational Safety and Health/ Journalism/ Mass Media Communication with a minimum CPI of 6.5 or 60% marks.

 

 iii)  Four-year Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Design or Engineering/Technology or Five-year BArch degree  or equivalent in a relevant area with a minimum CPI of 7.5 or 70% of marks.

 

 iv) Four-year Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Design or Engineering/Technology or Five-year BArch degree  or equivalent in a relevant area with a minimum CPI of 7.0, from any of the Centrally Funded Technical Institutions [ Details of the Institutions can be seen from http://mhrd.gov.in/funded_technical_inst_hindi ]

 

v)   A two-year Post-graduate Diploma in Design (NID/CEPT or equivalent) with first class at Bachelor’s level.

 

             vi)  BFA (4-year professional programme, after 10+2)/GD Art (5-year programme after 10th standard) with one 
             year  professional experience, with a minimum CPI of 7.5 or 70% of marks.

            

              vii)  A regular student of IIT Guwahati who is continuing his/her MDes studies and having a minimum CPI of 8.0 at the end of second semester may be enrolled in the PhD programme of the Department in the beginning of his/her third semester of study. Such students can receive only PhD Degree.

 

            viii)  A student of IIT Guwahati who is continuing his/her BDes studies and having a minimum CPI of 6.5 at the end of sixth semester may be enrolled in the PhD programme of the Department in the beginning of his/her seventh semester of study. Such students can receive dual BDes and PhD Degree. Both the degrees will be awarded after completion of PhD degree.

 

 PhD in Science

 

For admission to the PhD Programme in Science departments, a candidate must satisfy one of the following   
                  criteria:

 

               i)   Master’s degree in Science in a relevant area with a minimum CPI of 6.5 or 60% of marks.

 

              ii)   Master’s degree in Engineering/Technology/Design in a relevant area with a minimum CPI of 6.5 or 60% of 
                     marks.

 

             iii)   Four-year Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/Technology/Design/Science  from an Indian Institute of Technology (IIT)/Indian Institute of Science (IISc) in a relevant area with a minimum CPI of 7.0.

 

            iv)   Four-year Bachelor’s degree in a related area in Engineering/Technology/Design/Science (from other than IITs/IISc) in a relevant area with a minimum CPI of 7.5 or 70% of  marks.

 

 

PhD in Humanities and Social Sciences

 

For admission to the PhD Programme in the department of Humanities and Social Sciences (HSS), a candidate must satisfy one of the following criteria:

 

                i)   Master’s degree in Arts/Commerce/Science in a relevant area with a minimum of 55% marks or equivalent.

 

               ii)   Master’s degree in Engineering/Technology/Design in a relevant area with a minimum CPI of 6.5 or 60% 
                     marks.

 

              iii)   Four-year Bachelor’s degree from an Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) in a relevant area with a minimum CPI of 7.0. 

 

iv)    Four-year Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/Technology/Design or equivalent (from other than IITs) in a relevant area with a minimum CPI of 7.5 or 70% marks.

  

 

 

PhD in Centres

 

            i)     Master’s Degree in Engineering/Technology/Design/Architecture/Medical Sciences in a relevant area with a

                   minimum CPI of 6.5 or 60% of marks.

 

           ii)     Four-year Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/Technology/Medical Sciences or equivalent in a relevant area with a minimum CPI of 7.5 or 70% of marks.

 

iii)    Four-year Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/Technology or equivalent in a relevant area with a minimum CPI of 7.0, from any of the Centrally Funded Technical Institutions [ Details of the Institutions can be seen from http://mhrd.gov.in/funded_technical_inst_hindi

 

           iv)    Master’s degree in Science in a relevant area with a minimum CPI of 6.5 or 60% marks.

 

            v)   Master’s degree in Social Sciences, in a relevant area, with a minimum CPI of 6.5 or 60% marks, is also
                   considered for admission to the Centre for the Environment.

 

MINIMUM EXPERIENCE FOR SPONSORED, SELF-FINANCED, PART-TIME AND EXTERNAL CATEGORIES OF APPLICANTS FOR PHD PROGRAMME

 

1.    Candidate in Sponsored, Part-time and External categories must be a regular employee of the sponsoring   
        organization with at least one year of professional experience in the respective field.

 

2.    Candidates in Self-financed category should have at least one year of professional experience in the respective field.

 

 

 

 

ADDITIONAL CONDITIONS FOR CANDIDATES STILL TO APPEAR IN QUALIFYING EXAMINATIONS

 

Candidates still to appear in their qualifying degree examinations may also apply, provided they appear in all their qualifying degree examinations and complete all requirements for their degrees before 15-07-2014. If selected, such candidates shall be admitted provisionally, and they will have to furnish the results of their qualifying degree examinations latest by 25-08-2014. Further, they must fulfill the minimum requirements of marks/CPI, and other conditions like valid GATE score/CEED score/NET or INSPIRE certificate (as may be applicable) etc., as mentioned under eligibility criteria for respective programmes. Failure to fulfill any of these requirements, shall automatically result in cancellation of admission.

 

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Relaxation for SC/ST/PD Candidates: Eligibility criteria will be relaxed by 5% marks or 0.5 CPI for SC/ST/PD  applicants.

 

Seats are reserved for SC, ST, OBC(Non-creamy layer) and PD categories.

OBC(Non-creamy layer) candidates will have to enclose certificate and self-declaration statement as per format indicated below. The OBC(NCL) Certificate, issued by competent authority, on or after  01-06-2013, shall only be acceptable.  

 

 

 

 

 

 

Financial Support

(For regular students, who are Indian nationals)

 

 

1. Institute assistantships will be available to eligible PhD students as per prevailing (MHRD, GOI) norms, as applicable from time to time. The present rates of assistantships are as below:

 

Qualifying Degree

Assistantship Rates

 

BE/BTech/MSc equivalent with valid and qualifying GATE score [valid and qualifying CEED score (for Dept. of Design)] above the prescribed cut off level/NET/INSPIRE qualification

 

[GATE/CEED/NET/INSPIRE score/certificate requirement is exempted for a candidate with Master’s (M.A./M.Sc.) degree from an Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) with minimum CPI of 8.0 OR a Bachelor’s (BTech/BDes) degree from a Centrally Funded Technical Institution(CFTI) with minimum CPI of 7.0]

 

1st & 2nd Year :  Rs.16,000/- p.m.

 

3rd to 5th Year : Rs.18,000/- p.m.

 

 

ME/MTech or equivalent

 

1st & 2nd Year      : Rs.18,000/- p.m.

 

3rd & 4th Year #     : Rs.20,000/- p.m.

 

      Note:# No assistantship will be available beyond 4th year for this category of students.

 

 

2. Assistantships from external funding organizations will be available as per terms and conditions of the concerned funding organizations.

 

In case a Waiting List is recommended for PhD admission by an academic Department/Centre, a few candidates placed in the concerned Waiting List (in merit order) with valid CSIR-UGC NET JRF certificate only, may be provided admission offer subject to the condition that they will receive financial assistance only and only after actual receipt of fund from the CSIR/UGC and they will not be provided any financial credit support from the Institute.

 

This facility shall not be available for Waiting List candidates with valid GATE/CEED certificates since assistantships in such cases are to be from Institute fund; and therefore, subject to vacancy in the main list only, such candidates may expect admission in merit order of the Waiting List.  

 

3. Students receiving assistantships from the Institute or fellowships from any other funding agencies, are required to perform academic duties as per prevailing norms.

 

4. The continuation of the assistantship/fellowship is subject to satisfactory performance of the assigned duties and satisfactory progress of the student in the PhD Programme.

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For appearing in the PhD interview under regular category of candidates, to-and-fro sleeper class railway fare or equivalent will be paid by the shortest route from the communication address to the Institute.

 

Application Procedure

  

First Step

 

Please get a print-out of the `Guideline for Filling-up Online PhD Application Form’, by visiting the concerned website given below.

 

 

Second Step

 

For filling-up Online Application Form, first of all, please keep ready with you the following documents (including scanned soft copies of some of the documents, as specified below, to be available in your computer or CD or Pen Drive for direct uploading). Otherwise, you may have difficulty in completing on-line submission of your application form.

 

 (i)   A SCANNED SOFT COPY of your recent coloured photograph of size more than 15 KB but less than 80 KB (4.5 cm. x 3.5 cm.) with file type jpeg or jpg or gif only, for direct uploading in to the Online Application Form. Please note that uploading of your coloured photograph is mandatory.

 

IF A SCANNED COPY OF YOUR COLOURED PHOTOGRAPH IS NOT UPLOADED, YOUR ON-LINE APPLICATION MAY BE REJECTED.

 

(ii)  A copy of your Date of Birth(DoB) Certificate (this will be required, if DoB is not mentioned in your Class X/XII Pass Certificate/Mark Sheet);

 

(iii) If applicable, A SCANNED SOFT COPY [ IN PDF FORMAT ONLY ] of your Caste Certificate [including OBC(NCL) Certificate as per format prescribed below)], for direct uploading in to the Online Application Form. Please note that OBC(NCL) certificate should be issued by the competent authority on or after 01-06-2013.

 

 

ALSO PLEASE NOTE THAT IF YOU APPLY AS  SC/ST/OBC(NCL) CANDIDATE, BUT DO NOT UPLOAD A SCANNED COPY OF THE APPROPRIATE CASTE CERTIFICATE, YOUR CLAIM FOR CONSIDERATION UNDER RESERVATION CATEGORY MAY BE REJECTED; AND YOU MAY BE CONSIDERED UNDER GENERAL CATEGORY.

 

 

 

(iv)   If applicable, attested copy of your `PD’ Certificate. 

   

 

(v) If applicable, the appropriate Form in original relating to candidate’s Category [ i.e. Sponsored (Full-Time)/ IITG’s Project Staff/ Part-Time/ External (Sponsored) etc.] - as per format prescribed below. 

 

(vi) SCANNED SOFT COPIES  [ IN PDF FORMATS ONLY ] of (a) Pass Certificate (Original/Provisional) and (b) Consolidated Mark Sheet of the Qualifying Degree, for direct uploading in to the Online Application Form.

 

If you are not in a position to upload scanned copy of your qualifying degree pass certificate due to reasons beyond your control, if called for Written Test and/or Interview, you will be allowed to personally submit the same in the concerned Department/Centre on the day of Written Test and/or Interview. 

 

BUT, IF YOU HAVE ALREADY COMPLETED YOUR QUALIFYING DEGREE PROGRAMME, AND DO NOT UPLOAD SCANNED COPY OF THE CONSOLIDATED MARK SHEET, YOUR ON-LINE APPLICATION MAY BE REJECTED.

 

THOSE APPEARING IN THEIR FINAL EXAMINATION will need to scan and upload only the Mark Sheet of previous semester/year of the Qualifying Degree; and this is MANDATORY.

 

Please note that, if called for Written Test and/or Interview, the candidate will have to produce the Originals as well as Attested copies of all the documents relating to educational qualifications (from Class X onwards). This is also applicable for the result awaited candidates, except that along with other required documents they will produce Original as well as attested copies of all Mark Sheets up to the previous semester/year of the Qualifying Degree.

 

(vii) if applicable, Original Score Card/Certificate relating to your GATE/CEED/ NET/INSPIRE etc.*

 

(viii) if applicable, attested copy of Certificates relating to your  professional experience etc.

 

(ix) Demand Draft : Demand Draft is NOT REQUIRED now. It will be required for a candidate only and only if he/she is called to appear in Written Test and/or Interview.

 

In other words, if a candidate is shortlisted and called** to appear in Written Test and/or Interview, only then he/she will be required to arrange a Demand Draft for Rs.150/- (Rs.75/- for SC/ST/PD candidates), from any nationalized bank, in favour of INDIAN INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY GUWAHATI, payable at Guwahati.

 

 

Note:   * If you are yet to receive the original GATE/CEED/NET/INSPIRE Score Card/ Certificate, at least get the downloaded version of the same  from the concerned website. 

 

 

 **  Instead of waiting to receive the call letter, you may keep on visiting and seeing updates in the website of the department/centre in which you are applying for admission.

 

PLEASE NOTE THAT YOU ARE NOW NOT REQUIRED TO SEND HARD COPIES OF ANY APPLICATION RELATED DOCUMENTS, INCLUDING THE DOWNLOADED ON-LINE APPLICATION FORM OR ANY DEMAND DRAFT, TO THE INSTITUTE.

 

IF YOU ARE SHORTLISTED AND CALLED BY THE CONCERNED ACADEMIC DEPARTMENT/CENTRE FOR WRITTEN TEST AND/OR INTERVIEW,  THEN ONLY YOU WILL BE REQUIRED TO PERSONALLY BRING ALL SUCH DOCUMENTS IN ORIGINAL (ALONG WITH A SET OF DUPLICATE COPIES).

 

 

Third Step

 

Please:

 

(i) enter in to the zone of Online Application Form by visiting the concerned website given below; and

 

(ii) fill-up the Online Application Form [by going through  the `Guideline for Filling-up Online PhD Application Form’ ] and submit ( i.e. execution of `Final Submit’ function);

 

(iii) Upload your photo and other relevant documents as explained at points (i), (iii) and (vi) under Second Step above.

 

YOU CAN UPLOAD THESE DOCUMENTS ONLY AFTER SUCCESSFUL SUBMISSION OF ONLINE APPLICATION FORM [i.e. only after (not before or simultaneously) successful execution of `Final Submit’ function).

 

YOU ARE AGAIN REMINDED THAT UPLOADING OF DOCUMENTS AS STATED AGAINST POINTS (i), (iii) AND (vi) UNDER SECOND STEP ABOVE, ARE MANDATORY. IF YOU DO NOT COMPLY TO THIS REQUIREMENT, YOUR APPLICATION MAY BE REJECTED.

 

Fourth Step

 

Please:

 

(a) take a print-out of your filled-up Online Application Form; and

 

(b) also keep a copy of your Filled-up Online Application Form saved in your computer or a CD or a Pen Drive (if the computer does not belong to you) for your future reference.

 

Fifth Step

After getting the print-out of your Online Application Form, you may put your signature with date on the print-out of your filled-up Online Application Form. 

 

YOU ARE NOT REQUIRED TO SEND THE SIGNED HARD COPY [DOWNLOADED COPY] OF YOUR APPLICATION FORM TO IIT GUWAHATI NOW@.

 

Note: @    Please note that, if you are called to appear in Written Test and/or Interview, then only you will be required to submit (i) all these documents (including your signed and filled-up Online Application Form), PLUS (ii) the required Demand Draft in original [as explained at point (ix) under `Second Step’], in the Department/Centre in which you are applying for admission.   .

 

FURTHER, IF YOU ARE INTENDING TO APPLY FOR ADMISSION TO PHD PROGRAMMES OF MORE THAN ONE DEPARTMENT/CENTRE, you will be required to follow the entire process COMPLETELY SEPARATELY for each of the concerned departments/centres.

 

LASTLY, PLEASE NOTE THAT, IN CASE OF ANY MISTAKE, YOU CAN EDIT AND CORRECT CONTENTS OF YOUR ONLINE APPLICATION FORM, UP TO ITS LAST DATE FOR SUBMISSION   [ i.e. UP TO 23-04-2014] ONLY.

 

 

 

Guideline for filling-up Online PhD Application Form

For downloading/taking print-outs of the Guideline, please visit our website given below:

https://auto.iitg.ernet.in/phd/downloads/guideline_phd.pdf 

 

 

Online Application Form

For getting access and filling-up Online Application Form, please visit our website given below:

https://auto.iitg.ernet.in/phd  

 

 

 

Formats for Certificates (As may be applicable)

For downloading/taking print-outs of the required certificate formats (as may be applicable for you), please visit our website given below:

 

 Format for Certificate

 

OBC (Non-creamy Layer)

 

https://auto.iitg.ernet.in/phd/downloads/OBC_Certificate_Format_IITG-2014.pdf    

 

Format for Candidate’s Category Certificate

Form I - for Sponsored (Full-Time)

https://auto.iitg.ernet.in/phd/downloads/PHD_Sponsored_Full_Time.pdf 

 

Form II - for IITG’s  Project Staff

https://auto.iitg.ernet.in/phd/downloads/PHD_Project_Staff_Form.pdf 

Form III – for Part-Time

 

https://auto.iitg.ernet.in/phd/downloads/PHD_Part_Time.pdf   

 

  Form IV – for External (Sponsored)

https://auto.iitg.ernet.in/phd/downloads/PHD_External.pdf   

 

 

 

Selection

 

The Institute reserves the right to call a limited number of candidates for written test and/or interview/portfolio review, if required, based on performance in GATE/NET/CEED/INSPIRE, grades/marks in the qualifying examination, etc.

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Legal Jurisdiction

 

The Courts at Guwahati alone shall have the jurisdiction to settle and decide all matters and disputes related to the above referred admission process, as IIT Guwahati is the organizing Institute. 

 

 

Starting of online application process from 10.00 a.m. of 19 March 2014 onwards.

Closing of online application process ► by 5.00 p.m. of 23 April 2014.

 

ADVT. NO. ACAD/ Admissions/PhD/01/2014

Note : The above information are not the complete set of  Rules & Regulations for the PhD programme of IIT Guwahati.