IIIT Guwahati PhD Admission 2022: Dates, Application Form

IIIT Guwahati PhD Admission

IIIT Guwahati PhD Admission 2022 – Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIIT), Guwahati invites applications for PhD admission for the academic session Aug 2022.

Check more details on IIIT Guwahati PhD Admission 2022 below here.

IIIT Guwahati PhD Programs

List of Departments where Vacant Seats Available:

  • Computer Science & Engineering (CSE) – 11 Seats
  • Electronics & Communication Engineering (ECE) -11 Seats
  • Humanities and Social Sciences (HSS) – 04 Seats
  • Mathematics – 06 Seats

Research Area

Department of Computer Science and Engineering

Sl.No.Broad AreaFacultyCategory (fulltime/Part time)Assistantship (applicable for Full time) Number
 1Machine Learning, Deep Learning, Computational Biology, Natural Language ProcessingDr. Aparajita DuttaFulltimeInstitute01
2Artificial Intelligence, Pattern Recognition, Machine Leaning, Soft Computing and Data mining.Dr. Debashree DeviFulltimeInstitute01
3Machine Learning Algorithms, Applications of Deep Learning,Weather ForecastingDr. Parashjyoti BorahFulltimeInstitute01
4Computer Architecture, Logic Design using emerging memory technologiesDr. Phrangboklang 
Lyngton Thangkhiew
5Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Brain-Computer Interface, Knowledge RepresentationDr. Upasana TalukdarFulltimeInstitute-1Self-financed/Own Fellowship (UGC/CSIR/INSPIRE/OTHERS)-102
6Data Science and Analytics, Game TheoryDr. Rohit TripathiFulltimeSelf-financed/Own Fellowship (UGC/CSIR/INSPIRE/OTHERS)01
8Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Deep Learning, Image/Signal Processing, Remote sensing, Structural Health MonitoringDr. Moumita RoyFulltimeSelf-financed/Own Fellowship (UGC/CSIR/INSPIRE/OTHERS)01
10ML for computer architecture/OS, Resource management inCloud/Mobile-Edge-Computing, Security issues in computer Architecture/GPUDr. Manojit GhoseFulltimeSelf-financed/Own Fellowship (UGC/CSIR/INSPIRE/OTHERS)01
12Information Security, Blockchain, Automatic Healthcare Technology, BCIDr. Subhasish DhalFulltimeSelf-financed/Own Fellowship (UGC/CSIR/INSPIRE/OTHERS)01
13Internet of Things, Cloud/Edge Computing, Security and Privacy in Cloud/EdgeDr. Rakesh MatamFulltimeSelf-financed/Own Fellowship (UGC/CSIR/INSPIRE/OTHERS)01

Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering

Sl.no.Broad AreaFacultyCategory(Full-time/Part-time)Assistantship (applicable for Full time) Number
1Wireless CommunicationDr. Kukil KhanikarFull-timeInstitute1
2Photonics (Fiber Optics / Metamaterials),  Optoelectronics, SensorsDr. Mohd Mansoor KhanFull-timeInstitute1
3Signal ProcessingDr. Bijit Kumar DasFull-timeInstitute1
4VLSI DesignDr. Mourina GhoshFull-timeInstitute1
5Microwave Antenna DesignDr. Bidisha DasguptaFull-timeOwn Fellowship (UGC/CSIR/INSPIRE/OTHERS)1
6Biomedical Signal & Image ProcessingDr. Shovan BarmaFull-timeOwn Fellowship (UGC/CSIR/INSPIRE/OTHERS)1
7Wireless communicationDr. Sanya AneesFull-timeOwn Fellowship (UGC/CSIR/INSPIRE/OTHERS)1
8Digital VLSI ArchitecturesDr. Babita JajodiaFull-timeOwn Fellowship (UGC/CSIR/INSPIRE/OTHERS)1
9Wireless communicationDr. Komal JanghelFull-timeOwn Fellowship (UGC/CSIR/INSPIRE/OTHERS)1
10Machine learning, Image Processing, Computer vision, Biomedical OpticsDr. Rusha PatraFull-timeOwn Fellowship (UGC/CSIR/INSPIRE/OTHERS)1
11Digital VLSI design and embedded systemsDr. Rakesh BiswasFull-timeOwn Fellowship (UGC/CSIR/INSPIRE/OTHERS)1

Department of Humanities and Social Sciences

Sl.no.Broad AreaFacultyCategory(Full-time/Part-time)Assistantship (applicable for Full time) Number
 1Literary Studies, Comparative Literature, Colonial & Postcolonial Literatures, Subaltern Studies, Adivasi Studies, Urban & City LiteraturesDr. Arjab RoyFull-timeInstitute/Self-financed/own fellowshipOne (1)
2SociolinguisticsDr.P Suranjana BaruaFull-timeInstitute/Self-financed/own fellowshipTwo (2)  
3Policy Studies, Socio-Economic Development, North-East IndiaDr. L David LalFull-TimeInstitute/Self-financed/own fellowshipOne (1)

Department of Science and Mathematics

Broad AreaFacultyCategory(fulltime/Parttime)Assistantship (applicable for Full time)Number
 1.Numerical analysisDr. Anuradha JhaFull timeOwn Fellowship (UGC/CSIR/INSPIRE/OTHERS)One (1)
2Topology and Geometry/Algebraic Coding Theory Dr. Dipendu MaityFull timeOwn Fellowship (UGC/CSIR/INSPIRE/OTHERS)One (1)
3Reliability Theory (Accelerated life testing, Rank set sampling)Dr. Farha SultanaFull timeInstitute/Own Fellowship (UGC/CSIR/INSPIRE/OTHERS)Two (2)
4Number TheoryDr. Gautam KalitaFull timeOwn Fellowship (UGC/CSIR/INSPIRE/OTHERS)One (1)
5Applied Probability, Mathematical Theory of Reliability, Distribution TheoryDr. Shyamal GhoshFull timeInstitute/Own Fellowship (UGC/CSIR/INSPIRE/OTHERS)   One (1)

Category of Students

  • Regular
    • A student in this category works full-time for his/her PhD degree. 
    • He/she may get a fellowship/assistantship, or may be self-financed.
  • Sponsored (full-time or part-time)
    • A student in this category is sponsored by a recognized R&D organization, academic institution, government organization or industry for doing research in the Institute on a fulltime or part-time basis. 
    • He/She must be a regular employee of the sponsoring organization with at least one year of professional experience in the respective field.
    • The Institute does not provide any assistantship/fellowship to such a student.
    • A sponsorship letter (Form I) must be attached with the application.
    • A full time student will take leave from his/her institute and spend his full time at the Institute.
    • A part-time student will pursue the PhD Programme while continuing the duties of his/her service.

IIIT Guwahati PhD Admission 2022 Eligibility Criteria

For admission to the PhD Programme in various disciplines a candidate must satisfy the following criteria:


  • Master’s degree in Engineering/Technology in the relevant area with a minimum Cumulative Performance Index (CPI) of 6.5 or 60% of marks. OR
  • Four-year Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/Technology/Medical Sciences or equivalent in a relevant area with a minimum CPI of 7.0 or 65% of marks.


  • MA/MSc/MTech in Mathematics with at least 60% marks or a CPI of 6.5


  • Master’s degree with at least 60% marks or a CPI of 6.0
  • Candidates with MPhil degree/ NET-JRF will be given preference.

For candidates with a B.Tech/MA/MSc, preference will be given to those who have cleared GATE/NET/JRF.


  • Certain number of Institute Fellowships are available in each department for the programme.
  • An Institute Fellowship for a full-time PhD student will provide Rs. 20,000/per month for the first two years, and then it will be increased to Rs. 25,000/per month till completion of the fourth year. 

Fee Structure

Sl. No.ItemsPeriodicityAmounts (₹)
1.       Tuition FeePer Semester5,000
2.       Institute Caution MoneyOne Time (Refundable)5,000

*The candidate needs to pay the hostel and mess fees only when a student joins a hostel. Hostel rent will be charged on a pro-rata basis (semester of 6 months with a charge of 12,500/- for the whole semester) based on when the student joins a hostel.

IIIT Guwahati PhD Admission 2022 Important Dates

Last date for Online Application22 July 2022
Date of Selection in Online Mode29 July 2022

IIIT Guwahati PhD Admission 2022 Application Process

Interested candidates are requested to apply by filling up the Google Forms in the links given below accordingly –

Please upload the APPLICATION FORM along with the self-attested copies of all degrees; mark sheets and GATE / NET score card copy (if any) in the space provided in the google form.

Application Fee – Nil

Selection Procedure

  • Shortlisting will be done based on the availability of seats and the academic performance of the candidates.
  • A candidate merely fulfilling the eligibility criteria may not be shortlisted.
  • There will be no support for travel for the interview.

Important Links

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Previous Admissions

IIIT Guwahati PhD Admission 2021

Important Dates

Last date for Online ApplicationSeptember 29, 2021
Date of Selection in Online ModeOctober 5, 2021