IIIT Trichy PhD Admission 2023-24 (July): Application Form, Dates

IIIT Trichy PhD Admission
IIIT Trichy PhD Admission

IIIT Trichy PhD Admission 2023-24 (July) – Indian Institute of Information Technology, Tiruchirappalli (IIITT) invites applications for admission to Full-Time/Part-Time PhD Program for the academic session 2023-24 (July) session.

Check full details on IIIT Trichy PhD Admission 2023-24 (July) below here.

IIIT Trichy PhD Programs

Indian Institute of Information Technology, Tiruchirappalli (IIITT) offers Ph.D programs in the following Departments –

Computer Science and EngineeringData Analytics, Machine Learning, Deep Learning, Image & Video Processing, IoT, Blockchain, Information Security, Cyber Security
Electronics and Communication EngineeringVLSI Design, ASIC & FPGA system design, Wireless Communication, RF & Microwave, Optical communication, Micro & Nano Electronics, Compact Modeling & Simulation
Mechanical EngineeringAdditive Manufacturing, Powder Metallurgy, Smart Materials, Energy storage materials
PhysicsOptoelectronic Materials & Devices, Fiber optics, Plasmonics, Semiconductor heterostructures, Graphene based biosensors
MathematicsFluid Dynamics
EconomicsHealth Economics, Development Economics, Health Technology Assessment and Global issues in health
EnglishApplied Linguistics, English Language Teaching

Admission Categories

Candidates will be admitted to the Ph.D. programme of the Institute under one of the following modes:

  • Full Time: Regular full-time scholars without fellowship / JRF fellowship / Sponsored scholars being employees of Defense organization, Research & Development organization, a private industry /institution having MoU with IIIT Tiruchirappalli.
  • Part Time: Regular / Full-time teachers / employees working in Govt./ Govt. aided /Private Engineering/ Technology colleges or Science and Arts Colleges/ Universities / Industry / Public sector organizations are considered under this category. At the time of application, the candidate must submit a ‘No Objection Certificate’ from the Parent College / Organization. 

IIIT Trichy PhD Admission 2023-24 (July) Eligibility Criteria

For Ph.D. in Engineering

  • Candidates with Master’s degree in Engineering/ Technology or a Master’s degree by Research (M.S. by Research) in Engineering/ Technology disciplines with a minimum of 60% aggregate marks (or) CGPA of 6.5/10 in UG or PG for admission under OC/OBC category and 55% aggregate marks or equivalent CGPA of 6.0/10 for SC/ST candidates.
  • Candidates with Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/ Technology with valid GATE Score with a minimum of 90% aggregate marks (or) CGPA of 9.5/10 in UG for admission under OC/OBC category and 85% aggregate marks or equivalent CGPA of 9.0/10 in UG for SC/ST candidates.
  • Candidates with Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/ Technology with 15 years of proven experience in reputed industries are eligible.

For Ph.D. in Science & Humanities (Mathematics/ Physics/ Economics / English)

  • Candidates with First class Bachelor or First class Master degree in Sciences/Humanities in the relevant discipline with minimum 60% aggregate marks (CGPA 6.5/10) in UG or in PG for OC/OBC category and 55% aggregate marks or equivalent CGPA of 6.0 in UG / PG for SC/ST candidates.

IIIT Trichy PhD Admission 2023-24 (July) Important Dates

Start date of Online Application17 May 2023
Last Date of filling up Online Application17 June 2023 (5 PM)
Scrutiny of the applications22 June 2023
To publish the shortlisted candidates list for screening test23 June 2023
Certificate verification and Written test13 July 2023
Interview13 July 2023 & 14 July 2023
Provisionally selected candidates list17 July 2023
Last date for fee payment21 July 2023
Course registration28 July 2023
Commencement of course work31 July 2023

IIIT Trichy PhD Admission 2023-24 (July) Application Process

  • Candidates applying for Ph.D. Programs can apply through the online portal available at www.iiitt.ac.in.
  • A non-refundable application fee has to be paid to the institute account. Once the payment is completed, kindly note the transaction number. It has to be mentioned in the online application.
  • If you are applying for more than one department / mode, submit a separate application for each department /mode.

Steps to apply for online application

  1. Pay the application fee.
  2. Read the instructions carefully before filling the application.
  3. Scan the Recent color passport size photo and signature with file size less than 3MB.
  4. Scan the supporting documents as listed below in a single PDF file in the same sequence
    • SSLC Marksheet
    • HSC Marksheet
    • UG Consolidated Marksheet
    • PG Consolidated Marksheet
    • UG Degree Certificate
    • PG Degree Certificate / Provisional Certificate
    • Research Proposal (Max 500 words)
    • GATE / UGC / NET / CSIR / SLET / CAT score card (if applicable)
    • OBC / SC / ST and PH Certificate (if applicable)
    • No Objection Certificate (if applicable)
    • Experience Certificate (if applicable)
    • Journal publications (First page alone)
    • Awards / Prizes / Sports / NCC (if applicable)
    • Fee Details proof
    • Aadhar card
  5. After Final Submit you cannot edit the application.
  6. Applicants are strongly advised to complete and submit their applications well ahead of the deadline. The Institute will not be responsible for any last-minute problems such as poor internet connectivity.
  7. Applications which are not duly filled in and not having supporting documents will be summarily REJECTED. 

Application Fee

For General candidatesRs. 1000/-
For SC/ST/PH candidatesRs.500/-
Mode of PaymentThrough SBI Collect

Selection Procedure

  • Eligible candidates possessing the minimum educational qualifications and satisfying additional criteria set by the Institute from time to time will be called for an interview and/or test by the selection committees of the respective departments.

Written Test Details

  • The written test will be conducted tentatively on 13 July 2023 (11.00 a.m. to 12.00 noon).
  • The syllabus for written test is given in brochure.
  • Written test comprises of 50 multiple choice questions for 50 marks.
  • The question paper pattern comprises of 20 marks from general skills (English and Mathematics) and 30 marks from Technical skills (Respective discipline).


  • The candidates short listed based on the written test performance need to appear for a personal interview by the Departmental Research Committee comprising HOD and all eligible guides.
  • During the interview, the candidates shall present their research area/concept.

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Important Dates

Last Date of filling up Online Application31st May 2022
Scrutiny of the applications14th June 2022
To publish the shortlisted candidates list for screening test15th June 2022
Certificate verification and Written test06th July 2022
Interview07th July 2022
Provisionally selected candidates list08th July 2022
Last date for fee payment22nd July 2022
Course registration27th July 2022
Commencement of course work01st August 2022