INDIAN INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY, KANPUR
Admission Notice for Ph.D./M.Tech. Programmes
2018-19-I Semester (Commencing from July 2018)
Applications are invited from Indian as well as foreign nationals for admission to Ph.D., M.Tech. programmes 2018-19-I Semester (commencing from July 25, 2018) in the following departments/interdisciplinary programmes:
Ph.D. (Engg.): Aerospace Engineering * Biological Sciences & Bioengineering * Chemical Engineering * Civil Engineering * Computer Science & Engineering * Electrical Engineering * Industrial & Management Engineering * Materials Science & Engineering * Materials Science (Interdisciplinary Programme) * Mechanical Engineering * Photonics Science & Engineering (Interdisciplinary Programme).
M.Tech.: Aerospace Engineering * Biological Sciences & Bioengineering * Chemical Engineering * Civil Engineering * Computer Science & Engineering * Earth Sciences * Electrical Engineering * Industrial & Management Engineering * Materials Science & Engineering * Materials Science (Interdisciplinary Programme) * Mechanical Engineering * Photonics Science & Engineering (Interdisciplinary Programme).
Ph.D. in Engineering:
(i) A master’s degree in engineering with marks/CPI not below the specified minimum.
a bachelor’s degree in engineering or science (4 year programme) with a minimum of 75 percent marks/7.5 CPI and a valid GATE score (the requirement of GATE score is waived for candidates with bachelor’s degree in engineering from the centrally funded technical institutes (CFTIs)).
a master’s degree in science or an allied area while satisfying each of the following three criteria:
(a) a minimum of 65 percent marks/6.5 CPI in the master’s degree,
(b) first division in bachelor’s degree, and
(c) JRF/95 percentile or higher in GATE score.
For admission into Ph.D. in Biological Sciences and Bioengineering, applicants having master’s degree in pharmacy/medicine/veterinary science with marks/CPI, not below the specified minimum, or bachelor’s degree in pharmacy/medicine/veterinary science with a minimum of 75 percent marks/7.5 CPI, may also be considered.
For admission into Ph.D. in Computer Science and Engineering, applicants with a master in computer applications while satisfying each of the above criteria in (a), (b) and (c) may also be considered.
(ii) A valid GATE score is required for the candidates with a bachelor’s degree in Engineering/Design/Architecture, except in the case of candidates with bachelor’s degree in Engineering from the centrally funded Technical Institutes (CFTIs). The candidates with master’s degree in science must either have a valid GATE score or must have qualified for/in JRF/NET.
Master of Technology (M. Tech.)
(i) A bachelor’s degree in engineering or science (4-year programme) or a master’s degree in science with marks/CPI not below the specified minimum.
(ii) A valid GATE score is required for admission to the M.Tech. programme in the case of regular (non-sponsored) candidates. The requirement of GATE score is waived off for the candidates with the B.Tech/B.S (Four Year) degree from IITs with a minimum overall CPI of 6.5 and a minimum CPI of 8.0 in the last two years in B.Tech/B.S (Four Year).
Financial aid (in the form of Institute Assistantship) is available to the regular (non-sponsored) students of M.Tech. and Ph.D. Programmes.
A student is expected to carry out the assigned duties for teaching and Research Assistantship. The M.Tech./MS (Research) student currently carries a monthly stipend of Rs.12,400/- for 8 hours of work per week. For Ph.D. students, the corresponding financial assistance (for Engg./Sciences/Social Sciences) is Rs.25,000/- for the first two years and thereafter it is raised to Rs.28,000/- respectively for another three years.
Students may also avail financial assistantship from external funding agencies (such as UGC/CSIR/NBHM etc.).
In addition to the above several attractive fellowships from Industries/DAE are also available.
(i) Reservations (for SC/ST/OBC(NCL)/PD candidates) shall apply as per Government of India rules.
(ii) For Application Form, Reference Letter Form, Information Brochure, Eligibility Criteria, linkages to the concerned department and other relevant details visit: Important Links
The online applications portal (for Indian Nationals only) will be available from 15/03/2018 (10:00 AM) till 04/04/2018 (05:00 PM).
Indian Nationals can apply only through online mode of application. Foreign Nationals can apply only through offline mode.
Offline Application Form (for Foreign Nationals only) (common form for Ph.D., M.Tech. can be downloaded from:
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Ph.D. applicants must arrange for two letters of reference as well. For this purpose, the names of the referees along with their e-mails addresses are to be provided by the candidates in the online applications portal. The referees will be contacted electronically through an auto-generated mail to submit their recommendations online
The application fee is Rs.400 for General and OBC candidates and Rs.200 for SC/ST and all PD candidates (including General and OBC). The application fee is waived for ‘Foreign National’ candidates.
A separate application form is to be filled for each program.