NIT Patna PhD Admission 2024 (Jan): Dates, Application, Results

NIT Patna PhD Admission
NIT Patna PhD Admission

NIT Patna PhD Admission 2024 (Jan) – National Institute of Technology Patna invites applications for admission to PhD Program in various departments for Even Semester (Jan-June 2024) during the session 2023-24.

Check full detail on NIT Patna PhD Admission 2024 (Jan) below here.

NIT Patna PhD Programs & Seats

NIT Patna offers PhD Program in the following departments for 2024 (Jan)-

DepartmentSeats
Physics02
Chemistry02
Mathematics02
Electronics and Communication Engineering (ECE)05
Electrical Engineering05
Computer Science and Engineering (CSE)10
Civil Engineering03
Mechanical Engineering (ME)01
Architecture & Planning05
Humanities & Social Sciences (HSS)03

PhD Category

  • Full Time PhD Program
    • With Stipend/Scholarship – Funded by NIT Patna.
    • Full Time Sponsored Candidate: Regular employee of PSU, Government department, R&D organization, Industries of repute, Faculties of the Educational institutions and sponsored defence personnel may be considered for admission as a sponsored full-time research scholar.
    • The sponsored candidates are exempted from GATE/ NET qualification, but they should possess the minimum entry qualification fixed by the institute as per eligibility criteria for full time candidate selection. These candidates may be exempted from the Screening Written test for admission. However, they have to undertake the selection interview to assess their knowledge in the field of their research interest.
    • Sponsored applicants have to submit NOC from their employer and shall be considered against supernumerary seats, and shall not be counted against open seats notified for admission to the program. If sponsored candidates join new job during his/her PhD programme then he/she must submit NOC from new employer.
  • Part Time: Without Scholarship
    • Sponsored employee of PSU, Government department, Research/ Development organization, Industry of repute, Educational institutions Faculty, employees under MoU, sponsored defence personnel etc.
    • The sponsored candidates are exempted from GATE/ NET qualification, but they should possess the minimum entry qualification fixed by the institute as per eligibility criteria for part time programme. These candidates may be exempted from appearing at screening test for admission. However, they have to appear in the selection interview to assess their knowledge required in the field of their research interest.
    • Sponsored applicants have to submit NOC from their principal employer and shall be considered against supernumerary seats, and shall not be counted against open seats notified for admission to the program. If sponsored candidates join new job during his/her PhD programme then he/she must submit NOC from new employer.
  • JRF/SRF working at NIT Patna
    • f RFs / SRFs who fulfill the eligibility criteria and are working in an externally funded research project running in the Institute, provided such projects must not have less than one year tenure left on the date of registration in the Programme are eligible for Admission in Ph.D programme in the respective domain/department as a Part Time candidate.
    • Such a candidate should submit a no-objection certificate from the Principal Investigator [PI) of the project. They will be required to attend normal duties assigned to them by the PI of the research project and attend classes to complete the course work requirements. They are also required to continue the work of Research Project till the duration for which they were appointed in the project, flailing which their admission in Ph.D Programme will stand cancelled.
    • He / She will not be eligible for any Institute Scholarship/Fellowship even after completion of research project, Such admission will be taken against supernumerary seats only. Such candidate will be guided by PhD Regulation of the Institute. Admission committee of the department will send the recommendation for admission to Dean (Academic).
    • In case, he/she lelt the project during the project duration then his/her admission will be terminated without assigning any reason.
  • Non-PhD Faculty either Regular or Appointed on consolidated salary of NIT Patna
    • Non-PhD Facultv either Regular or Appointed on consolidated salary of NIT patna can be admitted to Ph.D programme as a Part-time candidate to the Doctoral Program against supernumerary seat provided they fulfill minimum eligibility of qualification and will be governed by the Regulation ofthe Doctoral Program. They will be required to attend normal duties assigned to them by the Head of Department and attend classes to complete the course work requirements.

NIT Patna PhD Admissions 2024 (Jan) Important Dates

Admission ActivitiesImportant dates
Last date of online fee payment6th December 2023
Last date of online application7th December 2023
Display of list of eligible candidates for Admission Test on institute’s website8th December 2023
Admission Test10th December 2023
Result of Written Admission Test11th December 2023
Interview for eligible candidates (Full Time/Part Time/JRF/SRF)12th – 14th December 2023
Merit list of selected candidates18th December 2023
Admission and Registration in 1st SemesterTo be announced later
Commencement of ClassesTo be announced later

Eligibility Criteria for NIT Patna PhD Admissions 2024 (Jan)

  • M. Tech./ M. E./ M. Arch/ M. Planning/ M. Design or equivalent degree in relevant and related discipline, with at least 6.5 CGPA (in the scale of 10) or 60 percent marks in aggregate from a recognized technical institute or university. Previous degree may also be in related discipline.
  • B.Tech/BE/B.Arch/MCA (for CSE)/M. Sc./ M. Com./ MBA/ MA or equivalent degree in relevant discipline with First class, if not specifically mentioned by the Institution, then 60% marks or 6.5 CGPA with a valid GATE/UGC-NET/CSIR-NET Score.
  • The minimum CGPA/ marks percentage shall be relaxed by 0.5 CGPA or 5 percent in case of candidates belonging to the SC/ ST/PwD categories in all cases.
  • All Candidates are required to produce a proof of having qualified GATE/UGC-NET/CSIR-NET Score card at the time of submission of application form.
  • The sponsored candidates are exempted from GATE/NET examination.

NIT Patna PhD Admissions 2024 (Jan) Application Process

Candidates are advised to apply only through online through NIT Patna website.

Read all the instructions and fill application form carefully.

After submission of only application, application should print application for future reference.

Application Fee

For General/OBC/EWS/Sponsored categoryRs.1500/-
For SC/ ST/ PwD categoryRs.750/-
Mode of PaymentOnline

Admission Procedure

Admission to the PhD Programme shall be made by the Institute based on minimum eligibility criteria for the Programme and selected after evaluation of the candidate in Screening Test and/or selection Interview conducted by the respective Admission committee.

Admission Committee of the respective department will conduct Screening Test and/or selection Interview.

A merit list is prepared based on selection interview only. Admission is strictly based on merit subject to verification of documents and original certificates.

Admission Screening Test questions only for Full Time Institute Fellowship

  • The qualifying Screening test marks is 40% of the full marks of the test for General and OBC candidate and 35% of the fulI marks of the test for SC/ST/PwD candidates.
  • Syllabus for screening test will be Syllabus of GATE/NET Exam of respective discipline.

Interview

  • Candidates based on screening test will be shortlisted for the interview, and are required to appear at Interview, Candidate other than Full Time Institute Fellowship category such as with direct financial support from Govt. / Semi Govt. agencies e.g. CSIR, UGC, DST, DAE, etc. / Sponsored / Part Time / JRF, SRF working at NIT Patna/ Non-Ph.D regular Faculty and Faculty Appointed on Consolidated salary of NIT Patna will be called directly for selection interview.
  • In Selection Interview, his/ her depth of the knowledge in domain/Research subjects and aptitude for research will be tested. Their original documents, academic records and credentials will be verified before the interview. If found not eligible for admission, he/she shall not be permitted to appear at the interview and his/her candidature shall stand cancelled.
  • A candidate recommended for rejection by Interview Board is summarily rejected from admission in the program.

Merit List

  • The merit list shall be prepared by the admission committee based on the Selection Interview Marks and availability of seat.
  • Cut off marks for admission cannot be less than 50% of full marks for Selection interview.
  • Selected candidates shall be notified on Institute website by the Academic Section.

Admission Test details and marks distribution for preparation of merit list

Screening TestFull Marks :100
Selection Interview (To be conducted by the Department/ Centre)Full Marks :100

NIT Patna PhD Admissions 2024 (Jan) Results

Shortlisted Candidates

Provisional list of candidates for written test for Ph.D. admission (Jan-June 2024)

Important Links

NotificationClick Here
NIT Patna Websitevisit
Previous Admissions

NIT Patna PhD Admission 2023 (July)

NIT Patna PhD Programs & Seats 2023 (July)

NIT Patna offers PhD Program in the following departments for July-Dec 2023 –

DepartmentSeats
Physics06
Chemistry06
Mathematics06
Electronics and Communication Engineering (ECE)16
Electrical Engineering16
Computer Science and Engineering (CSE)16
Civil Engineering16
Mechanical Engineering (ME)17
Architecture & Planning10
Humanities & Social Sciences (HSS)04

NIT Patna PhD Admissions 2023 (July) Important Dates

Admission ActivitiesImportant DatesDays
Last date of online fee payment26th June 2023 (up to 11:00 AM)Monday
Last date of online application27th June 2023 (up to 5:00 PM)Tuesday
Display of list of eligible candidates for Admission Test on institute’s website3rd July 2023Monday
Admission Test10th July 2023Monday
Result of Written Admission Test10th July 2023Monday
Interview for eligible candidates (Full-Time / Part-Time / IRF / SRF)11th – 13th July 2023Tuesday-Thursday
Merit list of selected candidates19th July 2023Wednesday

NIT Patna PhD Admission 2023 (Jan)

NIT Patna PhD Programs & Seats Jan 2023

Physics04
Chemistry04
Mathematics04
Electronics and Communication Engineering (ECE)11
Electrical Engineering05
Computer Science and Engineering (CSE)11
Civil Engineering04
Mechanical Engineering (ME)04
Architecture & Planning04
Humanities & Social Sciences (HSS)03

Important Dates

Last date of online application07 Dec 2022 (11 AM)
Display of list of eligible candidates for Admission Test on Institute’ website 08 Dec 2022
Admission Test18 Dec 2022
Result of Written Admission Test19 Dec 2022
Interview for eligible candidates (Full Time/Part Time/JRF/SRF)20-22 Dec 2022
Merit List of selected candidates26 Dec 2022
Admission and Registration29 Dec 2022 to 02 Jan 2023
Commencement of Classes05 Jan 2023

NIT Patna PhD Admissions Jan 2023 Results

Selected Candidates

PhD Admission Result

Shortlisted Candidates

Provisional list of applicants for written test

NIT Patna PhD Admission 2022 (July)

PhD Programs & Seats

NIT Patna offers PhD Program in the following departments for July-Dec 2022.

Physics06
Chemistry06
Mathematics06
Electrical and Electronics Engineering (ECE)15
Electrical Engineering14
Computer Science and Engineering (CSE)16
Civil Engineering20
Mechanical Engineering (ME)16
Architecture & Planning08
Humanities06

NIT Patna PhD Admissions July 2022 Important Dates

Last date of online application22 June  2022 (11 AM)
Display of list of eligible candidates for Admission Test on Institute’ website 24 June 2022
Admission Test28 June 2022
Result of Written Admission Test30 June 2022
Interview for eligible candidates (Full Time/Part Time/JRF/SRF)04 – 07 July 2022
Merit List of selected candidates12 July 2022
Admission and Registration in 1st Semester22 – 23 July 2022
Commencement of Classes28 July 2022

NIT Patna PhD Admissions July 2022 Results

Selected Candidates

(REVISED) List of provisionally selected candidates for the admission to Ph.D programme Odd Semester (July-Dec 2022).

Shortlisted Candidates

Provisional List of Candidates for Interview for Admission to PhD Programme Odd Semester (July-Dec’2022) during the session 2022-23 under Full Time/Part Time/ Sponsored/JRF/SRF/ category.

NIT Patna PhD Admission 2022 (Jan)

Important Dates

Last date for submission of Online Application30 Dec 2021 (11 AM)
Provisional list of candidates for interview31 Dec 2021
Admission Test04 Jan 2022
Result of Written Admission Test05 Jan 2022
Interview for eligible candidates
(Full Time/Part Time/JRF/SRF)
06-09 Jan 2022
Merit list of selected candidates11 Jan 2022
Admission an registration12-14 Jan 2022
Commencement of Classes17 Jan 2022

PhD Programs & Seats

NIT Patna offers PhD Program in the following departments for Jan 2022

Physics04
Chemistry03
Mathematics05
Electrical and Electronics Engineering (ECE)13
Electrical Engineering08
Computer Science and Engineering (CSE)12
Civil Engineering10
Mechanical Engineering (ME)10
Architecture & Planning06
Humanities04

NIT Patna PhD Admissions Jan 2022 Results

Selected Candidates

list of provisionally selected candidates

NIT Patna PhD Admission 2021 (July)

Important Dates

Last date for submission of Online Application22 July 2021 11:00AM
Provisional list of candidates for interview23 July 2021 5:00 PM
Online Interview for eligible candidates
(Full Time/Part Time/JRF/SRF)
27 July 2021
Merit list of selected candidates30 July 2021
Admission in 1st Semester04 August 2021
Course Enrollment24 August 2021
Commencement of Classes27 August 2021

PhD Programs & Seats

NIT Patna offers PhD Program in the following departments

  • Physics – 03
  • Chemistry – 03
  • Mathematics – 03
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering (ECE) – 07
  • Electrical Engineering – 07
  • Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) – 08
  • Civil Engineering – 10
  • Mechanical Engineering (ME) -08
  • Architecture -04
  • Humanities – 03

Merit list

Each candidate will be evaluated out of 100 maximum marks. Out of 100 marks, 50 marks is for academic record, and 50 marks is for interview. Procedure to calculate the marks is as given below:

Academic Weightage (50 Marks)In case of CGPA – CGPA * 5In case of % marks – % marks * 0.5
Interview Weightage (50 Marks)Domain Knowledge
(25 Marks)
Research Knowledge
(25 Marks)

Qualifying marks in interview is 25 marks.

Merit list will be prepared based on total marks acquired by candidate that is marks obtained in academic record + marks obtained in Interview and availability of seats.

While preparing merit list, candidates will be marks as NOT ELIGIBLE” for those get less than 25 marks in interview.

NIT Patna PhD Admissions Jan 2021 Results

Selected Candidates

Shortlisted Candidates for Interview

NIT Patna PhD Admission 2021 (Jan)

Important Dates

Commencement of filling online application05th Jan 2021
Last date for submission of Online Application18th Jan 2021 11:00AM
Provisional list of candidates for interview18th Jan 2021 7:00 PM
Online Interview for eligible candidates
(Full Time/Part Time/JRF/SRF)
25th Jan 2021
Merit list of selected candidates29th-30th Jan 2021
Commencement of Classes1st Feb 2021

NIT Patna PhD Admission Jan 2021 Results

Selected Candidates

Result of interview for for PhD admission

Shortlisted Candidates for Interview

Following candidates has been shortlisted for interview –

Interview list for PhD admission Jan-June 2021.

NIT Patna PhD Admission 2020 (July)

Important Dates

Commencement of filling online application07th July 2020
Last date for submission of Online Application28th July 2020
Display of list of eligible candidates on institute website for online Admission Test30th July 2020
Date of online Admission Test03rd August 2020
Result of online Written Admission Test05th August 2020
Online Interview for Eligible candidate all category06th August 2020
Merit list of selected candidates10th August 2020
Admission and Registration in 1st Semester12th August 2020
Commencement of Classes12th August 2020

NIT Patna PhD Admission July 2020 Result

List of selected candidates for the admission to PhD Programme Odd Semester (July- December’ 2020 ) under Full Time/ Part-Time/Sponsored Scheme of PhD and JRF/SRF

Selection Criteria for PhD Admission July 2020 program

Selection criteria for Admission to PhD program

Notice for PhD students provisionally admitted in the First Semester (July-Dec2O20)