IIITDM Kancheepuram PhD Admissions 2021: Dates, Application Form

IIITDM Kancheepuram PhD Admissions

IIITDM Kancheepuram PhD Admissions 2021 – Indian Institute of Information Technology Design and Manufacturing (IIITDM) Kancheepuram invites online applications for PhD admission offered in various disciplines for July Session – 2021.

Check more details on IIITDM Kancheepuram PhD Admissions 2021 below here.

Category of PhD Admission

  • Admission under Regular- HTRA Scheme (Full Time Program)
  • Research scholars under the Sponsored Category

Program Offered

PhD programs Offered in the following disciplines

  • Physics
  • Mathematics
  • Computer Science and Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Electronics and Communication Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • English
  • Interdisciplinary Product Design

IIITDM Kancheepuram PhD Admissions 2021 Important Dates

Start of Online Registration of Application forms28 May 2021
Last date for application17 June 2021

Tentative dates of test/interview through online

Computer Science and Engineering23 June 2021
Electronics and Communication Engineering (Including Electrical Engineering24 June 2021
Mechanical Engineering25 June 2021
Mathematics26 June 2021(FN)
English26 June 2021 (AN)
Interdisciplinary Design28 June 2021
Physics29 June 2021
Announcement of Results06 July 2021
Academic session tentatively will start02 August 2021

Eligibility Criteria for IIITDM Kancheepuram PhD Admissions 2021

Common minimum eligibility criteria

For Direct PhD (applicants having UG degree)

Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/Technology with exceptionally good academic record in an eligible discipline will be considered for direct admission to PhD Programme as a regular full time scholar subject to the following conditions.

  • BE / B.Tech degree holder from CFTI (Centrally Funded Technical Institute) with a minimum CGPA of 8.0 on a 10-point scale / 80% marks or with a valid GATE score.
  • A Bachelor’s degree holder in Engineering/Technology from any other University should be among the top 10 rank holders in the University and having a valid GATE score.
  • A Bachelor’s degree holder in Engineering/Technology from a reputed R & D organization with excellent research record.

For applicants holding PG Degree

  • Master’s degree in Engineering/Technology (ME/MTech/M Des) or a Master of Science (MS) degree by Research in Engineering/Technology with a good academic record.
  • Master’s degree in Sciences with a good academic record and of exceptional merit where eligible, for the relevant Engineering discipline and with a valid GATE score or UGC/CSIR NET/NBHM or equivalent qualification in the relevant area tenable for the year of registration.

For candidates under Sponsored category

The minimum educational qualifications are the same as prescribed for Regular (full time) category.

Departments / Discipline wise Educational Qualification

Computer Science and Engineering

Master’s degree in Computer Science and Engineering/Computer Engineering / Information Technology. (Candidates with only MCA / M.Sc / M.Phil are not eligible)

Electronics and Communication Engineering (Including Electrical Engineering)

Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering / Electrical and Electronics Engineering / Electronics Engineering / Electronics and Communication Engineering / Instrumentation Engineering or Master’s degree in Physics followed by a Master’s degree in Engineering in an area relevant to the research

Mechanical Engineering

Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering / Thermal Engineering / Aerospace Engineering /Automobile Engineering / Energy Engineering / Industrial Engineering / Instrumentation / Maintenance Management /Metallurgical Engineering / Production / Manufacturing Engineering/ Mechatronics/ CAD/CAM/ CIM and in related areas depending on the research topics.


Master’s Degree in Mathematics/ Statistics/ Physics/ Computer Science with GATE/UGC/CSIR/NBHM or M.Tech (Industrial Mathematics & Scientific Computing) or any M.Tech degree with Master’s degree in Mathematics/Physics/Statistics/ Computer Science.


M. Sc in Physics/Applied Physics/Mathematics/Material Science/Applied Optics/ Optoelectronics with GATE/UGC/CSIR/NBHM or M. Tech in Solid State Technology / Materials Science / Mechanical Engineering or equivalent.


(a) Master’s degree / dual degree or equivalent in a relevant discipline with Qualifying UGC – NET or JRF / CSIR-JRF / GATE Score or equivalent qualification

(b) Master’s degree in Engineering/Technology or 5 Year BS+MS Dual degree/ 5 Year Integrated degree from Centrally Funded Technical Institute with a good academic record.

Interdisciplinary Design

(a) Master’s (ME /M.Tech. /M.Des. /M. Arch./MBA) or equivalent in any discipline

(b) MS / M.Sc. or equivalent in any Science discipline with GATE/UGC/CSIR/NBHM /DAE-JEST.

IIITDM Kancheepuram PhD Admissions 2021 Application Process

  • Candidates have to apply online on the institute website http://iiitdm.ac.in/
  • Take a print of their application for the record.

Application Fee

GN/OBC-NC/EWS MaleRs.250/-
Female & SC/ST/PWDRs.125/-

Selection Procedure

Selection Procedure for HTRA

  • Eligible candidates possessing the minimum educational qualifications and satisfying additional and stiffer criteria set by the institute from time to time will be called for test/ interview. GATE qualified candidates shall be given preference in the admission.  
  • Selection will be purely based on the academic record and the performance of the candidates in the test and/or interview.

Selection Procedure for Sponsored Category

  • Sponsored Category candidates are required to submit detailed research proposal along with their application indicating therein a Supervisor available for guidance in the parent Organization/Industry
  • The proposal will be scrutinized by the respective Dept. before shortlisting for interview.


The scholars admitted under the regular-HTRA scheme (Fulltime) are eligible for the Half-time Teaching/Research Assistantship (HTRA) under the following regulations –

  • The scholars need to do Teaching Assistance ship (TAship) for at least 8 hours per week.
  • Renewal of assistantship for every semester will be contingent on enrolment, satisfactory progress in research work and good performance during the preceding semester.
  • The scholars will be paid @Rs.31000 per month during the first and second year and @Rs.35000 per month during 3rd to 5th year subject to fulfillment of external assessment at the end of second year.

Prospectus – Download

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Previous Years Admissions

IIITDM Kancheepuram PhD Admissions 2021 Important Dates

Online Registration of Application forms will be open on16th November 2020
Last date for Registration of application through online06th December 2020

Tentative dates of test/interview through online

Computer Science & Eng/Mechanical Eng/Mathematics12th December 2020
Physics/Electronics & Communication Eng14th December 2020
Announcement of Results18th December 2020
Academic session for Jan-May 2021 tentatively will start01st January 2021