IIT Gandhinagar PhD Biological Engineering Programme Admissions
The official notification for IIT Gandhinagar PhD Biological Engineering Admission 2019 to Semester II (2019-20) has been released. Interested and eligible candidates can check out the IIT Gandhinagar PhD Biological Engineering Admissions 2019 details, application procedure, Eligibility and more below:
Prospective students satisfying the eligibility criteria are encouraged to acquaint themselves with the research areas of faculty members for a suitable match of interest.
IIT Gandhinagar also offers a Start Early Ph.D. Fellowship with additional financial support for exceptionally qualified undergraduate students from select colleges wishing to start on a direct Ph.D. programme after B.Tech.
Minimum Eligibility Criteria
At least 60% marks (55% for SC/ST/PD) or 6.0 (5.5 for SC/ST/PD) CPI/CGPA on the scale of 10 in: MSc (Biosciences / Biochemistry / Chemistry / Zoology / Botany); BTech/ MTech (Biochemical / Biotechnology / Bioinformatics / Biophysics / Biomaterials / Biomedical Engineering) or equivalent degree and related programs.
Candidates belonging to SC/ST/PD categories would be eligible for relaxations, as per norms, in the selection criteria.
Tentative Intake: 12
Students joining the Ph.D. program as regulars (RR) will be considered for Institute Fellowship based on the following norms:
- Post Graduate Degree in Basic Science with NET/GATE Qualification or Graduate Degree in Professional Courses (B.Tech/B.E.) with NET/GATE Qualification or Post Graduate Degree in Professional Courses (M.Tech/M.E. etc): Rs. 31,000/- per month.
- Qualifications mention at (i) above with two years of Research Experience: Rs. 35,000/- per month.
Research Areas [Admissions to Semester II (2019-20)]
Broad Areas of Research for Biological Engineering Discipline
Epigenetics, DNA Regulatory Mechanisms, Quadruplex Nucleic Acids in Disease Regulation, Biomolecular Simulations, C. elegans neuronal transport, Molecular motors and intracellular transport system, Kinases involved in DNA Damage/Repair pathways: cellular mechanisms & novel Cancer therapeutics, Targeted therapeutics for Helicobacter pylori and related pathogens, Nanobiocatalysts with new architectures and scope of application, Neuroscience, Biomechanics, Neural Control of Movement, Movement Disorders, Rehabilitation, cellular response to bio-nano materials, Biomedical Engineering and Instrumentation, Structural DNA Nanotechnology, Stem Cells Programming and regenerative medicine, Cellular and Chemical Biology, Protein Aggregation in Neurodegenerative Disorders, small molecule & macromolecular crystallography and structural biology of proteins.
Admission is generally offered on the basis of an interview, which is supplemented by a written test if necessary. The Institute will invite a limited number of candidates for a written test and interview based on the academic records, statement of purpose, etc. The final selection will be mainly based on academic credentials, written test and/or interview.
The written test is generally based on the topics related to general aptitude (logical reasoning, analytical and numerical ability, etc.), writing skills, and basic courses of various disciplines at undergraduate level. The candidates who do not qualify in the written test need not appear for the interview. The reserved category candidates will be given due relaxation in cutoff marks as per the norms.
“Reservation for Economically Weaker Section (EWS), as per MHRD OM dated 17th January 2019, for Post Graduate admissions at IIT Gandhinagar will be implemented from Semester I, Academic Year 2020-21”.
All applications must be submitted online. After successful submission of the application form, you will receive an application number and a link to download the application form. Please save the application form. You need to furnish hardcopy of the application form and self-attested copies of all the relevant documents at the time of interview. Incomplete applications will be rejected.
- Application Fees: Rs. 100/- (SC/ST/PD Category), Rs. 200/- (Others)
- You NEED NOT send the hard-copy of the application form.
|Application form submission deadline||04 October 2019|
|Announcement of short-list for written test and/or interview||15 October 2019|
|Written test and/or interview||01-03 November 2019|
|Announcement of list of provisionally selected candidates||15 November 2019 (tentative)|