BIT Mesra PhD Admission 2023 (Spring): Dates, Application Form

BIT Mesra PhD Admissions

BIT Mesra PhD Admission 2023 (Spring) – Birla Institute of Technology (BITS) Mesra Ranchi invites applications for PhD admissions under full-time/part-time categories for the 2023 (Spring) session.

Check full details on BIT Mesra PhD Admission 2023 (Spring) below here.

BIT Mesra PhD Program Offered

Following departments offers PhD program-

  • Architecture and Planning
  • Bioengineering and Biotechnology
  • Centre for Quantitative Economics and Data Science
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Chemistry
  • Civil and Environment Engineering
  • Computer Science and Engineering
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Electronics and Communication Engineering
  • Hotel Management and Catering Technology
  • Management
  • Mathematics
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Pharmaceutical Sciences and Technology
  • Physics
  • Production and Industrial Engineering
  • Remote Sensing
  • Space Engineering and Rocketry

Fellowships are available in limited specializations. However,
candidate can choose any specialization if desires to pursue Ph.D. in
self-financing mode.

Important Dates for BIT Mesra PhD Admission 2023 (Spring)

Start of Online Application Form29 October 2022
Last date for Online Application Form21 November 2022
Display of shortlisted applicants for Test28 November 2022
Date of PhD Entrance Test2nd Week of December 2022
Date of Interview of shortlisted applicants2nd Week of December 2022
Declaration of Result3rd Week of December 2022

Eligibility Criteria for BIT Mesra PhD Admission 2023 (Spring)

  • Candidates having M.Tech./ M.E./ M.Arch./ M.Pharm./ M.Plan./ M.Sc. (Engg.)/ M.Sc. / MCA / MBA or equivalent Degree with at least 60% marks or 6.0 CGPA on a ten point scale in relevant branch are eligible to apply for admission in the relevant departments.
  • Candidates having B.Tech./B.E./ B.Pharm/B.Arch./ B.Sc. (Engg.)/B.Plan. or equivalent Degree with at least 80% marks or 8.0 CGPA on a ten-point scale in relevant branch and a valid GATE/GPAT score with a minimum of 80 percentile are eligible to apply for admission in the departments as per their Specialization.
  • Sponsored candidates must have a minimum of two years of professional work experience and a valid sponsorship at least for three years in addition to the eligibility criteria.
  • Relaxation of 5% marks in eligibility requirement will be given for SC / ST candidates.

Selection Procedure

  • Selection for PhD admissions shall be based on the performance in an Entrance Test, Previous academic record and an Interview.
  • Those with UGC-CSIR JRF/DBT/BINC/ICMR-JRF and all other similar all India fellowships based on a written test for Ph.D. admission may be exempted from the Entrance Test but will be required to appear in the interview. Exempted candidates will not be entitled to get any kind of financial assistance from the Institute.
  • Admission to Ph.D. will be of two stage process:
    1. Ph.D. Written Test (WT) and
    2. Personal Interview (PI)

BIT Mesra PhD Entrance Test 2023 (Spring)

Date of PhD Entrance Test2nd Week of December 2022
VenueMain Campus at Mesra (offline)
Timing3 hours
Type of QuestionMultiple Choice and/or Subjective
Total Marks100 (40 marks of General and 60 Marks of Applied Subject/ Domain/Department Specific)
PatternPattern of NET and GATE/GPAT

Interview

Qualified / eligible candidates of written test will be shortlisted for interview.

The interview of the selected candidates will be conducted as per the schedule given below –

Date of Interview2nd Week of December 2022

Fellowship

  • A limited number of Institute Research Fellowship (IRF) will be available depending on the performance.
  • The minimum marks required for IRF may vary across the departments and department wise minimum marks shall be decided by an appropriate committee.
  • These IRFs shall be distributed based on the performance in the admission test, academic career and interview. Ph.D. admission test is mandatory for candidates aspiring for the IRF.
  • Fellowship Amount
    • Rs. 25,000/- per month for the first two years
    • Rs. 28,000/- per month for the next two years.

BIT Mesra PhD Admission 2023 (Spring) Application Process

  • Candidates have to fill online application available on Institute website (www.bitmesra.ac.in).
  • Read information brochure carefully before filling application form.
  • Apply for one department only.

Application Fee

CategoryApplication Fee
General/OBC candidatesRs. 1500/-
SC/ST candidatesRs. 1000/-
Mode of PaymentOnline

Important Links

Information BrochureClick here
Apply OnlineClick here
BIT Mesra WebsiteClick here
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BIT Mesra PhD Admission 2022 (Monsoon)

Important Dates for BIT Mesra PhD Admission 2022 (Monsoon)

Start of Online Application Form01 April 2022
Last date for Online Application Form02 May 2022
Display of shortlisted applicants for Test12 May 2022
Date of PhD Entrance Test20 May 2022
Date of Interview of shortlisted applicants20 May 2022
Declaration of Result23 May 2022

BIT Mesra PhD Entrance Test 2022 (Monsoon)

Date of PhD Entrance Test20 May 2022
VenueMain Campus at Mesra
Reporting Time10:00 AM
Timing10:30 AM to 12:30 PM IST (2-hour duration)
Type of QuestionMultiple Choice and/or Subjective
Total Marks100 (50 marks of General and 50 Marks of Applied Subject/ Domain/Department Specific)
PatternPattern of NET and GATE/GPAT
Negative MarkingNo negative marking

Interview

Qualified / eligible candidates of written test will be shortlisted for interview.

The interview of the selected candidates will be conducted as per the schedule given below –

Date of Interview20 May 2022
Reporting Time3:00 PM Onwards at the department concerned / applied

BIT Mesra PhD Admission 2022 (Monsoon) Results

BIT Mesra PhD Admission 2022 (Spring)

Important Dates

Start of Online Application Form28 Oct 2021
Last date for Online Application Form30 Nov 2021
Display of shortlisted applicants for Test06 Dec 2021
Date of PhD Entrance Test14 Dec 2021
Date of Interview of shortlisted applicants15 Dec 2021
Declaration of Result17 Dec 2021
Admission starts 20 Dec 2021

BIT Mesra PhD Entrance Test 2022 (Spring)

Date of PhD Entrance Test14 Dec 2021
VenueMain Campus at Mesra
Timing10:00 AM to 1:00 PM IST (3-hour duration)
Type of QuestionMultiple Choice and/or Subjective
Total Marks100 (40 marks of General and 60 Marks of Applied Subject/ Domain/Department Specific)
PatternPattern of NET and GATE/GPAT
Negative MarkingNo negative marking
Marks Distribution30 marks of General and 70 Marks of Applied Subject/ Domain/Department Specific

Interview

Date of Interview15 Dec 2021
Timing SLOT -110 AM  to 1 PM
Timing SLOT -22 PM  to 5 PM

BIT Mesra PhD Admission 2021

Important Dates

Start of Online Application Form29 April 2021
Last date for Online Application Form10 June 2021
Display of shortlisted applicants for Test14 June 2021
Date of Online Entrance Test17 June 2021
Date of Interview of shortlisted applicants18 June 2021
Declaration of Result21 June 2021
Admission starts 22 June 2021

BIT Mesra PhD Entrance Test 2021

Date of PhD Entrance Test17 June 2021
Timing10  to 11 AM (1-hour duration)
Type of QuestionMultiple choice Questions (MCQs)
No. of Questions50
MarkingFor each correct answer – 2 marks No negative marking
Marks Distribution30 marks of General and 70 Marks of Applied Subject/ Domain/Department Specific

Interview

Through video conferencing / Google Meet by the concerned Dept.

Date of Interview18 June 2021
Timing SLOT -110 AM  to 1 PM
Timing SLOT -22 PM  to 5 PM