IIT Gandhinagar PhD Admission 2022-23 (Sem-II): Dates, Application Form

IIT Gandhinagar PhD Admission 2022-23 (Semester-II) – IIT Gandhinagar invites applications for PhD admission offered in various disciplines for the academic session 2022-23 (Semester-II).

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Programs for IIT Gandhinagar PhD Admission 2022-23 (Semester-II)

  • Biological Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Chemistry
  • Mathematics
  • Computer Science and Engineering
  • Earth Sciences
  • Cognitive Science
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Physics
  • Materials Engineering
  • Humanities and Social Sciences
    • Philosophy
    • Literature
    • Philosophy
    • Archaeology
    • Political Science
    • Social Epidemiology
    • Sociology
    • Development Economics

Admission Categories

Regular(RR): Fulltime residential research candidate.

Continuing Doctoral Programme (CDP): This if for the candidates working in industry or as a faculty in any educational institution. In this category the candidate is given advance admission with 90 days of residency requirement in 1st year and on successful completion of 1st year, the admission is confirmed with the expected minimum 2 years of full time residential requirement on campus for completing course work and a major part of thesis work. After 2-years, the candidate may be permitted to go back to parent organization subject to significant progress in thesis work. Subsequently, the candidate is expected to complete at least 2 weeks of residency at the Institute for each semester all through the PhD programme. A certificate in support of the candidature must support the application. Click here for more details about the programme.

Focus Areas

Biological Engineering

Epigenetics, DNA Regulatory Mechanisms, Quadruplex Nucleic Acids in Disease Regulation, Neuroscience, Learning, Memory, Neural Control of Movement, Movement Disorders, Rehabilitation, Biomedical engineering and Instrumentation, Ultrasound Imaging, diagnostics, hydrogels, stem cells, tissue engineering, Chemical Biology, Peptides and their applications, Molecular mechanism of Neurodegeneration, Biomolecular Crystallography, 3D-Bioprinting, Computational structural biology, Molecular Dynamics Simulations, Networks, Plant biology (development, reproduction, cell-cell signaling, biotechnology), Drug delivery technologies, Implants, Nanomedicine and Biomaterials

Chemical Engineering

Chemical Reaction Engineering, Multiphase reactions and functional materials (CO2 capture, adsorbents), Surface Engineering and Superhydrophobic surfaces, Pharmaceutical Engineering and Drug Delivery, Waste water treatment, Drinking water, Particulate matter and aerosols, Nanotechnology, Biomedical Engineering, Polymer Processing, Polymer Gels, Polymer Blends, Shape memory polymers, Smart Polymeric Materials, Polymer Ionic Liquids, Process Engineering, Control and Optimization, Cyber-Physical Systems for Industrial Manufacturing and Buildings, Machine Learning and Data Science, , Colloids and Interfaces, Rheology, Powder Technology, Thermodynamics and Statistical Mechanics, Molecular simulations, Protein aggregation and protein folding, Biomolecular Simulations, Supercapacitors and other energy storage devices, Polymer nanocomposites, Biomaterials, Bio-printing, 3D printing, Crystallization of pharmaceuticals, nano-drug suspensions, microbubbles for biomedical applications such as drug delivery and ultrasonic imaging, polymorphic behavior of drug molecules, liquid marbles, molecular dynamic simulations for aqueous solutions of drug molecules , Flow and transport in porous media, Hydrodynamic instability, Wetting behavior, Biological motors, Ion exchange resins, Building Energy Management, Indoor Air-quality Control; Synthetic biology, protein engineering, stimuli-responsive hydrogels, Hybrid nanomaterials and biomolecules for agricultural applications, Safety Engineering, Heterogeneous Catalysis, Catalyst design and synthesis, Spectroscopy of nanomaterials, Aerosols, Air Quality, Air Pollution Control, Green Buildings, wearable sensors for smart electronics, Bio-sensing, Smart farming Chemistry Civil Engineering Cognitive Science Computer Science and Engineering Earth Sciences Electrical Engineering Humanities and Social Sciences Mechanical Engineering Materials Engineering Mathematics Physics

Chemistry

  • Organometallic catalysis, C-H Activation, Photo-catalysis, Porphyrins for anti-cancer application
  • Developing small molecules to study DDR kinases and Therapeutic approaches to eradicate H pylori infection.
  • Computational chemistry, Molecular dynamics simulations and free energy calculations of nanoscale systems and biosystems. DNA sensing using nanopores, Computational Drug Discovery of Ayurvedic Phytochemicals.
  • Asymmetric organocatalysis, asymmetric synthesis of bio-active natural products.
  • Computational chemistry, machine learning potentials, small molecule organic semiconductors for OLEDs and solar cells applications.
  • Synthesis of conjugated organic molecules and their bioconjugates for for cellular imaging, chemosensing and cancer diagnostics.
  • Control and monitoring of photocataytic reactions with nanoparticles, single-particle optical spectroscopy, plasmonic photocatalysis.
  • CO2 conversion technologies.

Civil Engineering

Dynamic behavior; Liquefaction; Suction and collapse of unsaturated soils; Constitutive modeling; Earthquake Engineering; Geosynthetics; Machine learning architectures for Hydrological Sciences; Resilience of Urban water distribution systems; Land surface hydrologic modeling, remote sensing applications in hydrology, Climate change impacts on water resources; Dam breach and levee breach hydraulics, Debris flow modelling, Blockage/leak detection in pipes; Fire engineering, Performance-based earthquake engineering, Tall structures, Structural health assessment and monitoring, High-performance concrete, 3D concrete printing, Resilience of infrastructure, Blast engineering; Environmental Engineering; Aerosol and Air Quality; Indoor Air Quality; Pollution Mitigation.

Cognitive Science

Learning, Memory, Motor Control, Movement Disorders, Rehabilitation, Emotional Processing, Visual Attention, Visual Cognition, Multilingual Cognition, Robotics, Human Robot Interaction, Decision Making, Neural Correlates of Music & Meditation, Early Detection of Alzheimer’s Disease using Machine learning, Brain Connectivity, Tactile Perception.

Computer Science & Engineering

Theoretical Computer Science, Algorithms and Data Structures, Computational Complexity, Game Theory, Data Mining, Social Networks, Data Science, Machine Learning, Computer Vision, Pattern Recognition, Computer Systems, High-Performance Computing, Natural Language Processing, Computational Sustainability, Internet of Things (IoT), Ubiquitous computing, Computational Algebra, Spectral Graph Theory, Large scale numerical linear algebra, Dynamic graph algorithms, Streaming algorithms, Formal methods and verification, and Web security, NLP for Indic languages, Computer Networks, Cloud and Network Security, Distributed Systems, Software Defined Networks (SDN), and Network Function Virtualization (NFV), Computational Neuroscience.

Earth Sciences

Climate Change, Solid Earth Geophysics, Geothermal Energy, Geodynamic Modelling, Mineralogy and Mineral Physics, Statistical Seismology, River Science, Earth Surface Processes, Carbonate Depositional Systems, Natural Hazards and risk, Water Resources, Remote sensing & GIS, Numerical modeling of landscapes, High Pressure Metamorphism, Environmental Archaeology, Geoarchaeology.

Electrical Engineering

  • Nanoelectronics, Semiconductor Devices, Nanotechnology, Computational Electronics
  • VLSI Design, Asynchronous Circuits, Computer Architecture
  • Biomedical Engineering, Physiological Signal Processing, Ultrasound Imaging and Therapy
  • Computer Graphics, Computer Vision, Machine Learning, Pattern Recognition
  • Signal Processing, Soft Computing
  • Power Systems and Smart Grid
  • Fiber Optics, Photonic Sensors, Nanophotonics, Electromagnetic Metamaterials, Computational Electromagnetics
  • Deep Learning, Internet of Things IoT, High Performance Computing
  • Electrical Machines and Power Electronics

Humanities & Social Sciences

Development Economics. Language acquisition, Semantics, Syntax Indian Writing in English, Women’s writing, Indian Feminist Literature, Harappan Archaeology; Ancient Technology & Provenance Studies; Ancient Indian Art, Architecture, Epigraphy, Numismatics; Heritage Management and Conservation Environmental Archaeology, Archaeozoology and taphonomy, Experimental Archaeology, Sociolinguistics, writing and literacy, endangered languages, multimodality, Modern and Contemporary Indian History, Ethnic movements and Politics of Identity, Comparative Literature, Digital Cultures, Classics from Gujarat and Odisha, Urban Development, Development Studies, Sustainable Development, Social transformation, Systems of Power and Knowledge, Social structures.

Mechanical Engineering

  • Solid Mechanics, Material Mechanics, Biomechanics, Fracture mechanics
  • Control systems, Robotics
  • Fluid Mechanics and Heat transfer
  • Combustion and Propulsion
  • Nonlinear dynamics and wave propagation

Materials Engineering

  • Ceramics processing, powders synthesis and processing, porous membranes, biomimicry, soft lithography, wetting, tribology.
  • Mechanistic and microstructural modeling of additive manufacturing.
  • CALPHAD simulation and alloy development.
  • Antibacterial surfaces and Biomimetic materials.
  • Computational materials/artificial intelligence applications.
  • Functional Biomaterials, Nanotoxciology, Environmental applications of nanomaterials, Metal organic frameworks.
  • Transmission Electron Microscopy based technique for materials characterization.
  • Modeling and simulations of structure-property relations at atomic scales.
  • Optoelectronic materials, Thin Films, Thermochromic coatings, Transparent conductor.

Mathematics

  • Algebraic Geometry
  • Partial Differential Equations
  • Probability Theory and Stochastic Process
  • Algebra
  • Analytic Number Theory
  • Matrix theory
  • Linear Algebra

Physics

  • Hot Quantum Chromodynamics: Physics of hot and dense QCD/nuclear matter
  • Flavour physics and beyond standard model phenomenology
  • Experimental Soft Condensed Matter Physics
  • Gravitational Wave Astronomy 

IIT Gandhinagar PhD Admission 2022-23 (Semester-II) Important Dates

Application deadline09 October 2022
Announcement of Shortlisted Candidates (tentative)17-20 October 2022
Written Examinations/Interviews04-15 November 2022
Result announcement (tentative)24 November 2022

The exact date/time for the written examinations and/or interview will be communicated to the shortlisted candidates by respective disciplines.

Financial Support

Students who will be joining as regulars (RR) Ph.D. program will be considered for Institute Fellowship based on the following norms:

  • Candidates with qualifications in any of the points (a-f) mentioned below are eligible for a monthly fellowship of Rs. 31,000/-
    • a). Post Graduate Degree in Basic Science with NET/GATE Qualification or Graduate Degree in Professional Courses (B.Tech/B.E.) with NET/GATE Qualification or Postgraduate Degree in Professional Courses (M.Tech/M.E. etc)
    • b). BTech degree from a CFTI (Centrally Funded Technical Institute) with CPI at least 8.0 (on a scale of 10).
    • c). MSc/MA from IITs with CPI at least 8.0 (on a scale of 10)
    • d). BS from IISc with CPI at least 6.4 (on a scale of 8)
    • e). BS-MS from IISERs with CPI at least 8.0 (on a scale of 10)
    • f). BS from IISERs with CPI at least 8.0 (on a scale of 10)
  • After successful completion of two years in a regular PhD programme, a PhD candidate may be eligible for a monthly fellowship of Rs. 35,000/-.

Eligibility Criteria

At least 55% marks or 5.5 CPI marks in M.A./ M.Sc./ B.Tech./ M.Tech./ BS (IISc, IISER)/ BS-MS (IISER) or equivalent degree in appropriate branches.

Above mentioned eligibility criteria is minimum at Institute level.

The disciplines may use higher cut off levels for short listing besides giving due consideration to the way questions are answered in the application form.

Candidates belonging to SC/ST/PD categories would be eligible for relaxations, as per norms, in the selection criteria.

For discipline wise minimum eligibility criteria –  click here

Admission Procedure

Admission is generally offered on the basis of an interview, which is supplemented by a written test if necessary.

The Institute will invite a limited number of candidates for a written test and/or interview based on the academic records, statement of purpose, etc.

The final selection will be mainly based on academic credentials, written test and/or interview.

Application Process

  • Applications have to be submitted online.
  • If you are applying for more than one discipline you have to submit a separate application for each discipline.
  • You will receive an application number and a link to download the application form after successful submission of the application form.
  • You have to furnish hard copy of the application form and self attested copies of all the required documents at the time of interview.

Application Fees

CategoryFee
SC/ST/PD CategoryRs. 150/-
OthersRs. 300/-

IIT Gandhinagar PhD Admission 2022-23 (Semester-II) Results

Candidates Provisionally Shortlisted for Written Examinations/Interviews

List of Candidates Provisionally Shortlisted for Written Examinations/Interviews AY: 2022-23 (Semester-II) will be available on 04-15 November 2022.

List of Candidates Provisionally Shortlisted candidates will be updated here.

Candidates Provisionally Selected

List of Candidates Provisionally Selected for admission to Ph.D. Programme AY: 2022-23 (Semester II) will be declared on 24 November 2022.

Important Links

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Application LinkClick Here
IIT Gandhinagar WebsiteClick Here
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IIT Gandhinagar PhD Admission 2022-23 (Semester-I)

Programs for IIT Gandhinagar PhD Admission 2022-23 (Semester-I)

  • Biological Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Chemistry
  • Mathematics
  • Computer Science and Engineering
  • Earth Sciences
  • Cognitive Science
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Physics
  • Materials Engineering
  • Humanities and Social Sciences
    • Philosophy
    • Literature
    • Philosophy
    • Archaeology
    • Political Science
    • Social Epidemiology
    • Sociology

Important Dates

Application deadline31 March 2022
Announcement of shortlist (tentative)08 April 2022
Interview11-17 April 2022
Result announcement (tentative)30 April 2022

IIT Gandhinagar PhD Admission 2022-23 (Semester-I) Results

Candidates Provisionally Selected

List of Candidates Provisionally Selected for admission to Ph.D. Programme AY: 2022-23 (Semester I). View result.

Candidates Provisionally Shortlisted for online Interview

List of Candidates Provisionally Shortlisted for Online Written Test/Interview of Ph.D. (Regular & CDP) Programme AY: 2022-23 (Semester-I) is available now.

List of Candidates Provisionally Shortlisted

IIT Gandhinagar PhD Admission 2021-22 (Semester-II)

Programs for IIT Gandhinagar PhD Admission 2021-22 (Semester-II)

  • Biological Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Chemistry
  • Mathematics
  • Computer Science and Engineering
  • Earth Sciences
  • Cognitive Science
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Physics
  • Materials Engineering
  • Humanities and Social Sciences
    • Philosophy
    • Literature
    • Philosophy
    • Archaeology
    • Political Science
    • Social Epidemiology
    • Sociology

Important Dates

Application deadline24 Oct 2021
Announcement of shortlist (tentative)01 Nov 2021
Online interview and written test08-14 Nov 2021
Result announcement (tentative)26 Nov 2021
Date of commencement of course20 Dec 2021

IIT Gandhinagar PhD Admission 2021-22 (Semester-II) Results

Candidates Provisionally Shortlisted for online Interview

List of Candidates Provisionally Shortlisted for online Interview and/or written test of Ph.D. (Regular & CDP) Programme AY: 2021-22 (Semester-II) declared.

List of Candidates Provisionally Shortlisted

IIT Gandhinagar PhD Admission 2021-22 (Special Round)

Programs for IIT Gandhinagar PhD Admission 2021-22 (Special Round)

  • Biological Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Chemistry
  • Computer Science and Engineering
  • Earth Sciences
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Physics
  • Materials Engineering

Admission Categories

Regular(RR): Fulltime residential research candidate.

Continuing Doctoral Programme (CDP): This if for the candidates working in industry or as a faculty in any educational institution.

Important Dates

Submission deadline24 Aug, 2021
Announcement of shortlist (tentative)27 Aug, 2021
Online interview31 Aug-02 Sept, 2021
Result announcement (tentative)15 Sept, 2021
Date of commencement11 Oct 2021

IIT Gandhinagar PhD Admission 2021-22 (Semester-I)

Available Programs

  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Mathematics
  • Earth Sciences
  • Cognitive Science
  • Biological Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Computer Science and Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Materials Engineering
  • Humanities and Social Sciences
    • Philosophy
    • Literature
    • Philosophy
    • Archaeology
    • Political Science
    • Social Epidemiology and Sociology

Important Dates

Application Submission Deadline27 March 2021
Announcement of Shortlist Candidates06 April 2021
Written Tests and/or Interview08-14 April 2021

IIT Gandhinagar PhD Admission 2021-22 (Semester-I) Results

Selected Candidates

List of provisionally selected candidates will be uploaded on 11th May (Tentatively).

Selected Candidates – Check here

Shortlisted Candidates

List of Candidates Provisionally Shortlisted for online written test (if any) and/or Interview of Ph.D. (Regular & CDP) Programme AY: 2021-22 (Semester-I) Declared.

IIT Gandhinagar PhD Admission Shortlisted Candidates

Click here to view shortlisted candidates

Eligibility Criteria for Admission to PhD Programme in Physics

  • MSc (in Physics, Applied Physics, Mathematics, Statistics, Comp. Science)  or
  • BS/MS/Integrated MSc in Physics/Engg. Physics/ Mathematics and MTech (In related areas of Physics) or
  • BE/BTech/BS in Engineering Physics
  • Candidate should have minimum 60% marks (55% for SC/ST/PD) or a CPI/CGPA of 6.0 out of 10.0 (5.5/10.0 for SC/ST/PD candidates).
  • Applicants must have qualified NET-JRF(Physics)/ GATE(Physics)/ JEST(Physics) examination.

Focus Research Area for Physics

  • Black Hole Physics, Modified Gravity, Gravitational Waves
  • Soft Condensed Matter Physics, Microfluidics
  • Hot and dense QCD matter, Physics of quark-gluon-plasma
  • Black Hole Physics, AdS/CFT and quantum information in QFT and holography
  • Active matter, Chemically propelled micro-/nanomotors, Microfluidics
  • Designing desalination membranes using 2D materials

IIT Gandhinagar PhD Admission 2020-21 Semester II 

Important Dates

Application Submission Deadline02 November 2020
Announcement of Shortlist Candidates11 November 2020
Written Tests and/or Interview22-28 November 2020