INDIAN INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY GUWAHATI

GUWAHATI – 781039, INDIA

 

 

Admission to Regular (Full-time) Dual (MTech+PhD) Degree Programme of the Dept. of Computer Science & Engineering, to start from July 2017

 

Programme     Eligibility         Financial Support     Application Procedure           

 

 

Applications are invited for admission to the Regular (Full-time) Dual (MTech+PhD) programme of the Dept. of Computer Science & Engineering, starting in July 2017.

 

About the Programme

The salient features of the Dual (M Tech + Ph D) Degree programme of the Department of Computer Science & Engineering,  are as follows:

 

  1. Students shall be admitted only under `Regular’ category. A `regular’ category student will have to work full-time for his/her Dual (MTech+PhD) degree programme. He/she receives assistantship from the Institute or any other recognized funding agency, as per prevailing norms.

 

  1. Eligibility:  B.E/B.Tech in any discipline other than CSE or IT or equivalent, with any one of the following criteria (Please note that this programme is not meant for engineering graduates in computer or information technology related disciplines) : 

 

a.    a CPI of 7.5 or marks of 70% and a valid GATE score in any subject, if the qualifying B E/B Tech degree is not from an IIT

b.    a CPI of 8.0 only, if the qualifying B Tech degree is from an IIT

c.    a CPI of 7.0 (or more) but less than 8.0, and a valid GATE score in any subject, if the qualifying B Tech degree is from an IIT

3.       Assistantship: Details are provided under the section “Financial Support” indicated below.

4.    Course Works: Students admitted under the present programme shall, in the very beginning, be required to do course works of the duration of 3(three) semesters.     

5.    Comprehensive Examination: After successful completion of his/her course works, the student concerned will also have to pass the Comprehensive Examination in maximum two attempts - but before his/her completion of the second year in the programme,.

6.     Within 6 months of successful completion of the Comprehensive Examination, the student concerned will have to present a State-of-the-Art Seminar (SOAS). The presentation will be open to all. In this, the student will present a literature survey of broad areas of his/her proposed area of research.

 

 

 

 

7.    Thereafter, the student concerned will have to keep on fulfilling progress review requirements relating to his/her research as per Institute rules.

8.    Duration of the programme: Minimum 3 years, and maximum 7 years from the date of admission.

9.    Award of the degree: After successful completion of the Viva Voce relating to his/her thesis works, the student concerned will be awarded the M Tech and Ph D degrees together. The M Tech degree will be retroactive from the date of the completion of his/her Comprehensive Examination.

10.  Non-satisfactory performance: At any time after successful completion of the Comprehensive Examination and SOAS by the student concerned, should the Doctoral Committee feel that the progress of the student is not satisfactory, it may recommend termination of the student from the programme. In that case, the student concerned will receive just the M Tech degree and leave the programme assuming yearly progress report as M Tech thesis work; and the M Tech degree will be effective from the date of leaving the programme.

 

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 13-07-2017. If selected, such candidates shall be admitted provisionally, and they will have to furnish the results of their qualifying degree examinations latest by            20-08-2017. Further, they must fulfill the minimum requirements of marks/CPI, and other conditions like valid GATE score etc., as mentioned under eligibility criteria for the concerned programme. Failure to fulfill any of these requirements shall automatically result in cancellation of admission.

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

 

Reservation of Seats for SC, ST, OBC(Non-creamy layer) and PwD 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               01-04-2016, shall only be acceptable.  

 

Financial Support

(For REGULAR category students, who are Indian nationals)

 

 

1. Institute assistantships will be available to all Dual (MTech+PhD) degree programme students. The present rates of assistantships are as below:

 

                                                        During JRF period :  Rs.25,000/- p.m.

 

                                                        During SRF period :  Rs.28,000/- p.m.

 

 

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

 

3. Students receiving assistantships from the Institute or fellowships from any other funding agencies, shall be 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
Dual (MTech+PhD) degree programme.

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For appearing in the Dual (MTech+PhD) programme 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 `Guidelines for Filling-up Dual(MTech + PhD) Online 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 of your Caste Certificate [including OBC(NCL) Certificate as per format prescribed below)], in image format like jpeg or jpg or gif only, of size more than 80 KB but less than 200 KB, 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 01-04-2016.

 

 

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, A SCANNED SOFT COPY of your `PwD’ Certificate, of size more than 80 KB but less than 200 KB, for direct uploading in to the Online Application Form..  

 

(v) Scanned SOFT COPIES of (a) Pass Certificate (Original/Provisional) and (b) Consolidated Mark Sheet of the Qualifying Degree, size more than 80 KB but less than 200 KB, 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 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.

 

vi) if applicable, A SCANNED SOFT COPY of your Original GATE Score Card, size more than 80 KB but less than 200 KB.*

 

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

 

(viii)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/PwD 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 Score Card, 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 of Computer Science & Engineering, IIT Guwahati  i.e. http://www.iitg.ac.in/cse   

 

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 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 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 (v) 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), (iv), (v) AND (vi),  WHEREVER APPLICABLE, UNDER SECOND STEP ABOVE, SHALL BE 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 in which you are applying for admission.   .

 

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 5.00 P.M. OF 17-04-2017 ] ONLY.

 

 

 

Guideline for filling-up Dual(MTech+PhD) Online Application Form

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

https://auto.iitg.ernet.in/dual/downloads/guideline_dual.pdf

 

Online Application Form

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

https://auto.iitg.ernet.in/dual

 

 

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/dual/downloads/OBC_Certificate_Format_IITG.pdf   

 

 

 

 

Selection

 

The Institute reserves the right to call a limited number of candidates for written test and/or interview, if required, based on performance in GATE, 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 22 March 2017 onwards.

Closing of online application process by 5.00 p.m. of  17 April 2017

   

ADVT. NO. ACAD/ Admissions/Dual(MTech+PhD)/CSE/01/2017

Note : The above information are not the complete set of  Rules & Regulations for the Dual (MTech+PhD) Degree Programme of IIT Guwahati.

 

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