DIAT Pune PhD Admission July 2022: Dates, Application Form, Results

DIAT Pune PhD Admissions

DIAT Pune PhD Admission July 2022 – Defence Institute of Advanced Technology (DIAT) Pune, Deemed to be University (DIAT) under Dept. of Defence R&D / DRDO – Ministry of Defence, invites application for PhD Admission for July 2022.

Check full details on DIAT Pune PhD Admission July 2022 below here.

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About DIAT Pune

Defence Institute of Advanced Technology (DIAT) is Technological Institute of National repute for higher learning. The Institute imparts education and training in Advanced Technologies used for Tri-services, DRDO, DPSUs, etc. DIAT found its roots in 1952 as a training institute that has grown over the years into a premier teaching and research institute for DRDO and the Armed Forces. 

About the Program

DIAT offers admission to PhD (full-time) in the frontier areas of –

  • Aerospace Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Electronics Engineering
  • Computer Science & Engineering
  • Applied Physics
  • Applied Mathematics,
  • Materials engineering
  • Applied Chemistry

Department Wise Areas of Research

Department-wise area of Research are as under: [Institutional Scholarship Category]

DepartmentSubject /Research Area
Metallurgical & Materials EngineeringNanomaterials, Fibre Technology, Biopolymers, 3D and 4D printing of polymers and composites, Additive manufacturing, Texture, Thermomechanical Processing of Metallic Materials Electrical Steel, Additive Frictions Stir Processing/ Welding.
Electronics EngineeringSignal Processing, AI. Material Learning its application, Humanoid robot
Applied MathematicsFluid Mechanics/Bio Mechanics, Machine Learning in Physiological Dynamics, Numerical Solution to Partial Differential Equation using Finite Element Methods / Boundary Element Methods / Fictious Domain Embedding Methods, Image Processing.
Mechanical EngineeringCAD/CAM/Robotics, Manufacturing Consideration in Design, Fabrication, Characterization and Processing of Composite Materials, High Speed machining/ green machining of aerospace materials, Precision Robotic Welding of Aerospace Materials, Micro manufacturing / Micromachining of “ Difficult to cut materials”, Surface Engineering, Additive Manufacturing (3D Printing), Design &
Analysis of Composite structures, Fracture Mechanics, Functionally Graded Structures, Bonded Patch repair for damaged FRP Composite Structures.
Computer Science & EngineeringCryptology, Post Quantum Cryptography, Secure Software Engineering, Deep Learning, Computer Vision, Malware Analysis, Information Security, OS Security, Natural Language Processing, Computer Optimization, Program Analysis, Offensive Security.
Aerospace EngineeringAerodynamics
Applied Physics2D Materials, Microfluidic Devices, Sensors, Sensor Technology, Machine Learning, Sensor Data acquisition, Free Space Optical Communication, MidIR/THz Quantum Cascade Laser, Fiber Optics Sensor, Fiber Laser.
Applied ChemistryNanomaterial chemical synthesis or QDs noble metal & metal hybrid chalcogenides for opto-electronics & energy application.
School of RoboticsControl and motion planning of autonomous system, AI/ML, Robot Vision,
Robotics/Mechatronics/Dynamics & Control/Planning.
School of Quantum
Technology
Quantum Communication, Quantum Metrology & Sensing, Quantum Materials, Quantum Simulation & Quantum machine learning.

In addition to the above, Project Staff from DRDO Laboratories & DIAT (JRF/SRF/PA) & Candidates with CSIR-NET, DST, UGC-NET or any other National fellowship / scholarship available to them are also eligible to apply for Ph. D admission in any subject area of the concerned deptt,

DepartmentSubject / Research Area
Applied ChemistryNanomaterial chemical synthesis or QDs noble metal & metal hybrid chalcogenides
for opto-electronics & energy application, Solar Photocatalysis for Hydrogen
Generation Ionic liquids & application, catalytic hydrogen combustion, liquid
membranes, phase change and energetic materials, Nanomaterials, Hybrid
Nanocomposites, Catalysis, Organic Nanomaterials, Biomimecity, Thermal Analysis
Applied MathematicsNumerical Solution to Partial Differential Equation using Finite Element Methods /
Boundary Element Methods / Fictious Domain Embedding Methods, Image
Processing, Fluid Mechanics / Bio Mechanics, Machine Learning in Physiological
Dynamics, Machine Learning Deep Learning, Computer Vision, Medical image
Analysis, Self Driven Cars, Data Science, Applied Mathematics
Electronics EngineeringRadar, Antenna, RF, Radar Signal Processing, AI Machine Learning, Humanoid robot
discipline & its applications, Microwave/RFID Antennas re-configurability, VLSI/
Microelectronics HEMT / 2D materials SPICE modelling
Metallurgical & Materials EngineeringNanomaterials, Fibre Technology, Biopolymers, 3D and 4D printing of polymers and
composites, Polymer Nanocomposites for EMI Shielding, Water Treatment, Structure
Property Relationship, Carbon Foams for Energy Storage, Nanomaterials for Energy
harvesting application, Nano composite / hybrid material for energy storage
application, Additive manufacturing, Texture, Thermomechanical Processing of
Metallic Materials Electrical Steel, Additive Frictions Stir Processing/ Welding, High
Entropy Alloys, Armour Material, Computational Materials Engineering, Electronic
Materials, Photovoltaics, Data-Driven modelling of Materials
Computer Science & EngineeringQuantum Machine Learning, Cyber Physical Systems, Big Data, AI, AR / VR, Cyber
Security, Cryptography, Secure Software Engineering, AI & ML, DL, Digital Forensics,
Deep Learning, Computer Vision, Offensive Security, OS Security, Natural Language
Process, Malware Analysis, Programme Optimisation.
Aerospace EngineeringAerodynamics
Applied PhysicsOptical Communication, Biophotonics, Ultrafast Laser Technology, Terahertz
Photonics, 2D Materials, Microfluidic Devices, Sensors, Sensor Technology, Machine
Learning, Sensor Data acquisition, Free Space Optical Communication, Mid-IR-THz
Quantum Cascade Laser, Fiber Optics Sensor, Fiber Laser, Materials, Electronics,
Sensors, Instrumentation, Robotics
School of RoboticsControl and motion planning of autonomous system, AI/ML, Robot Vision, Under Water Robotics
School of Quantum
Technology
Quantum Communication, Quantum Metrology & Sensing, Quantum Materials,
Quantum Simulation & Quantum machine learning.
Technology
Management
Strategy Management, HR Management, Supply Chain Management, Quality
Management, Project Management

DIAT Pune PhD Admission July 2022 Important Dates

EventsDates
The online application process will start on17 May 2022
Last Date of application16 June 2022
Last Date of receipt of Hard copy of application21 June 2022
Tentative Date of Interview / Written Test1st week of July 2022
Tentative date of commencement of the program2nd week of July 2022

Eligibility Criteria for DIAT Pune PhD Admission July 2022

Qualification

The qualifying degrees are

  • Master of Engineering/Master of Technology (or equivalent) for Ph.D. in Engineering/Science.
  • Master in Science (M.Sc. or equivalent) for Ph.D. in Science

A candidate should have passed the qualifying examination with minimum 55% marks or equivalent CGPA/DGPA.

A relaxation of 5 % of marks for those belonging to SC/ST/OBC (non creamy layer) / PWD – (Divyang) categories.

A candidate who has passed the qualifying examination with the requisite percentage of marks as prescribed above and who fulfill the following requirement may be considered for admission to the Ph.D. programme –

  • Qualified in a national level test such as, CSIR/UGC NET , Graduate Aptitude Test for Engineering (GATE), Rajiv Gandhi National fellowship, NBHM etc. subject wise and category wise GATE/NET cut off will be decided by DIAT. OR
  • A candidate who is a recipient of National Doctoral Fellowship or other fellowships from government semi-government organization such as Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), University Grants Commission (UGC), INAE, All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), Department of Science and Technology (DST), Dept. of Biotechnology (DBT), Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO), Department of Atomic Energy (DAE) and similar organizations.

For Dept. of Technology Management

  • MBA/MMS/PGDM (2 years) from reputed institutes / M.Sc/ME/M.Tech
  • M.Phil (Defence and Strategy Studies)

Age Criteria

  • Not above 30 years as on July, 01, 2022
  • Relaxations as per Govt. of India rules apply to SC / ST / OBC / PH applicants.

DIAT Pune PhD Admission July 2022 Application Process

  • Application form is available at Institute’s website (http://www.diat.ac.in)
  • A print out of the application has to be forwarded with all required documents to DIAT.

Application Fee

GEN, OBC & EWS categoryRs.500/-
For women & Reserved Category (SC/ST/PWD)Rs.250/-

DIAT Pune PhD Admission July 2022 Selection Procedure

  • Admission to PhD will be based on the performance in the entrance exam (written test) conducted by the department concerned followed by a personal interview.
  • The Institute may restrict the number of candidates to be called for test/ interview to a reasonable limit, on the basis of qualifications / marks higher than that of the minimum prescribed in the advertisement.
  • For short listing of candidates, the department screening committee may decide subject-wise and category wise GATE/NET Cut off.

Financial Assistance

  • Candidates admitted as full-time PhD students will be provided financial assistance as per Institute rules. The PhD students availing Institute fellowship will be required to assist in research and teaching activities for a maximum of 10 hours per week in addition to their own duties.
  • In addition to the PhD scholarship, such candidates would also be entitled for contingency grant (presently Rs. 15,000/- per year) in accordance with the decisions of the Institute.

Boarding / Lodging

  • Selected candidates will be provided hostel accommodation (Exclusive Girls Hostel available).
  • Mess facilities are available on payment basis.
  • The present monthly charges towards boarding and lodging are Rs. 7000/- (subject to revision).
  • However, Rs. 40,000/- is to be deposited at the beginning of each Semester towards lodging and boarding charges, in advance.
  • A security deposit of Rs. 10,000/- would need to be paid to Hostel Office.

Course Fee and Other Charges

  • Selected candidates for the Ph.D programmes are required to pay Semester Fee @ Rs. 31,000/- per semester (for Gen & OBC) and @ Rs. 18,000/- (for SC & ST) payable immediately on joining and a caution deposit of Rs. 10,000/-, & Rs.4000/- as one-time fee, commencing from July 2022.
  • Fees payable up to submission of thesis by candidate admitted to Ph.D programme shall be as prescribed by the Institute from time to time.

DIAT Pune PhD Admission July 2022 Results

Shortlisted Candidates

List of Shortlisted Candidates for Written Test for PhD Programme July-2022 is available now –

List of Shortlisted Candidates for Written Test

  • DATE OF WRITTEN TEST : 08-07-2022 and TIME:10.30 HRS
  • The entrance exam contains Two Question papers (Paper-1 and Paper-2).
  • Each paper contains 50 Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ) i.e a total of 100(MCQ).
  • Paper-1:Research Methodology & Quantitative Aptitude:(50MCQ), Max Marks: 50Marks
  • Paper-2: Subject Exam:(50MCQ), Max Marks: 50Marks
  • Each correct answer carries 1 mark.
  • (Paper-1 + Paper-2): Max Time: 90 Minutes
  • If a candidate is qualified in the Entrance Exam, then the candidate will be called for the personal interview (100Marks), the minimum qualifying marks for the interview is 50Marks.

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Previous Admissions

DIAT Pune PhD Admission Jan 2022

Important Dates

EventsDates
Last Date of receipt of Hard copy of application25 Dec 2021
Tentative Date of Interview / Written Test1st / 2nd week of Jan 2022
Tentative date of commencement of the program1st / 2nd week of Jan 2022

Department Wise Areas of Research

DepartmentSubject /Research Area
Metallurgical & Materials Engineering.Magnetic Materials, Shape Memory Alloys, Physical Properties of High Entropy Alloy, Nano Technology, Nanomaterials, Fibre Technology, Biopolymers.
Aerospace Engineering.Aerodynamics, Fluid Mechanics
Applied MathematicsModelling and Simulation, Numerical Analysis/Methods (Computational and Theoretical Aspects of Finite Element and Domain Decomposition Methods), Image Processing, Theoretical/Computational Fluid Dynamics / Bio-Fluid Mechanics.
Mechanical Engineering.Nano-Indentation/Nano-Scratching of Coatings, Static / Dynamic Indentation, CFD, Fluid Mechanics, Heat Transfer, Analysis and Design of composite Structures, Adhesively bonded Joints of FRP Composites, Functionally Graded Structures.
Computer Science & Engineering.Augmented Reality, Game Theory, Cyber Security, VR, Pool Quantum Cryptography, Trusted Systems Software Engineering, Block Chain Technology, AI & Machine Learning, Deep Learning, Human Activity Recognition.
Electronics Engineering.Radar system design, Radar signal processing, Digital signal processing, Digital system design in FPGA, RF sensing/ imaging, RF photonics, RCS reduced targets detection, classification and imaging.
Applied PhysicsNanomaterials and Applied Physics, Sensors.
Applied ChemistryOrganic Synthesis, High Energy Materials, Polymer Synthesis, Bio Organic Chemistry, Inorganic, Organic organometallic materials, Nano Materials chemistry

In addition to the above, Candidates with CSIR-NET, DST, UGC-NET, or any other National fellowship/ scholarship available to them are also eligible to apply for Ph. D admission in any subject area the concerned departments.

DepartmentSubject / Research Area
Applied ChemistryOrganic Synthesis, High Energy Materials, Polymer Synthesis, Bio organic Chemistry,  Nano Chemical Technology area, Ionic Liquids & Applications, Membrane based Separations, Bio fuels, Phase change or Energy Storage Materials, Recovery of Heavy Metals from waste, Combustion of Hydrogen, waste water treatment.
Applied MathematicsModelling and Simulation, Numerical Analysis/Methods (Computational and Theoretical Aspects of Finite Element and Domain Decomposition Methods), Image Processing, Theoretical/Computational Fluid Dynamics / Bio-Fluid Mechanics.
Electronics Engineering.Radar system design, Radar signal processing, SAR/ISAR design for RCS measurement, Digital signal processing, Digital system design in FPGA, RF sensing/imaging, RF photonics, RCS reduced targets detection, classification and imaging.   Antenna, Microwave, Radar system design, Radar signal processing, SAR/ISAR design for RCS measurement, RF sensing/imaging, RF photonics, RCS reduced targets detection, classification and imaging, EMI/EMC/NEMP, HPMW systems.   Communication systems, Satellite communication, Navigation system, SDR, underwater communication, EW systems.
Metallurgical & Materials Engineering.Magnetic Materials, Shape Memory Alloys, Physical Properties of High Entropy Alloy, Nano Technology, Nanomaterials, Fibre Technology, Biopolymers, Polymer Nanocomposites for EMI Shielding, Water Treatment, Structure Property Relationship, Nanomaterials for Energy harvesting application, Nano composite, Hybrid material for energy storage application, Additive manufacturing, Texture, Thermomechanical Processing of Metallic Materials Electrical Steel, High Entropy Alloys, Armour Materials.
Computer Science & Engineering.Augmented Reality, Game Theory, Cyber Security, VR, Quantum Computing algorithms; IoT, Data Analysis, Cryptography, Secure Software, Block Chain Technology, AI & ML, Deep Learning, Human activity Recognition. Defence Application Image & Video Processing.

DIAT Pune PhD Admission 2021

Important Dates

EventsDates
Start of online application process24 May 2021
Last Date for accepting online application form23 June 2021
Last Date of receipt of Hard copy of application30 June 2021