IIT Guwahati PhD Admission Dec 2022: Dates, Application Form

IIT Guwahati PhD Admission

IIT Guwahati PhD Admission Dec 2022 – Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Guwahati invites applications for PhD program in various Departments for Dec 2022 session.

Get here complete details such as application process, important dates, fee and more for IIT Guwahati PhD Admission Dec 2022.

Latest –

  • Last date for submission of applications for PhD programmes is October 18, 2022 (05:00 PM).

IIT Guwahati PhD Programmes

IIT Guwahati offers Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) programme in various disciplines through its Departments/Schools/Centres. Some departments offered seats under Project Mode and for JDP with IIT(BHU).

Departments/Schools/CentresRegular PhD SeatsJDP with IIT(BHU)Project Mode PhDCSIR/UGC Special-PhD
Department of Biosciences and BioengineeringYesYesYesYes
Department of Civil EngineeringYesYes
Department of Computer Science and EngineeringYesYes
Department of Chemical EngineeringYesYes
Department of Electronics and Electrical EngineeringYesYes
Department of Mechanical EngineeringYes
Department of DesignYesYes
Department of PhysicsYesYes
Department of ChemistryYesYesYes
Department of MathematicsYes
Department of Humanities and Social SciencesYes
School of Agro and Rural TechnologyYes
School of Health Science and TechnologyYes
School of BusinessYes
Mehta Family School of Data Science and Artificial IntelligenceYes
School of Energy Science and EngineeringYes
Center for NanotechnologyYes
Center for the EnvironmentYes
Centre for Indian Knowledge SystemsYes
Center for Disaster Management and ResearchYes
Centre for Sustainable PolymersYes
Center for Linguistic Science and TechnologyYes
Center for Intelligent Cyber Physical SystemsYes

Number of PhD Seats

DepartmentSeats
Department of Computer Science and Engineering25
Department of Electronics and Electrical Engineering27
Department of Mechanical Engineering39
Department of Civil Engineering30
Department of Design14
Department of Biosciences and Bioengineering14
Department of Chemical Engineering26
Department of Physics23
Department of Chemistry24
Department of Mathematics23
Department of Humanities and Social Sciences27
School of Agro and Rural Technology07
School of Business09
School of Energy Sciences and Engineering08
School of Health Science and Technology07
Mehta Family School of Data Science and Artificial Intelligence06
Centre for Disaster Management and Research08
Centre for the Environment05
Centre for Indian Knowledge Systems07
Centre for Linguistic Science and Technology10
Centre for Nanotechnology06
Centre for Sustainable Polymers08
Centre for Intelligent Cyber Physical Systems (Seats under Project Mode only)05

Special Seats for Ph.D Programme under CSIR/UGC JRF Scheme

DepartmentSeats
Department of Physics15
Department of Chemistry20
Department of Biosciences and Bioengineering10

PhD Studentship Categories

IIT Guwahati offers admission to PhD programme under Regular Category and certain Non-Regular Categories, viz. Sponsored, Employed Part-Time, Project-Staff, External, and Self-Financed categories.

The seats offered under non-regular categories are limited to a maximum of 10% of the total number of PhD seats of the respective department/school/centre.

The details of these studentship categories are given below.

Regular Category

  • The students admitted in Regular Category pursue the programme on full-time basis.
  • The candidates (Indian nationals) seeking admission in to PhD under Regular category must have qualified for receiving assistantship from IIT Guwahati or any other recognized/government funding agency.
  • In addition to the prescribed Minimum Educational Qualifications (MEQ) for the respective disciplines, the candidates must have one of the following qualifications for availing respective fellowships/assistantships for admission to the respective programme under regular category.
    • For Institute Assistantship
      • Valid GATE/CEED Score.
      • BTech/BDes/MSc/MA/MTech/MDes/MS degree from an IIT with a minimum CPI of 8.0 on 10-point scale.
      • UGC-CSIR-NET (Assistant Professorship) in case of Arts background candidates.
      • MTech/MDes or an equivalent degree (from any Institute) and having qualified GATE/CEED (at some point of time, which need not be valid now).
    • For Fellowships from External Agencies
      • NET-JRF of CSIR/UGC/DST/DBT/ICMR/ICAR
      • NBHM Doctoral Scholarship
      • DAE Graduate Fellowships Scheme (DGFS)
      • UGC Rajiv Gandhi National Fellowship (UGC RGNF) Scholarship Scheme
    • The candidates qualified for INSPIRE Fellowship shall be admitted in self-financed category only. As and when the fellowship is awarded, they will be converted to the regular category from the “Effective Date” of fellowship.

Non-Regular Categories

Sponsored

  • The candidates under Sponsored Category are sponsored (with a study leave of requisite period of the programme) by a recognized R&D organization, academic institution, government organization or industry for pursuing the programme at IIT Guwahati.
  • They pursue the programme at the Institute on full-time basis.
  • The Institute does NOT provide any assistantship to the students under this category.
  • The candidate under this category must be a regular employee of his/her organization with at least one year of experience for PhD/MS(R) programmes and at least two years of experience for MTech/MA programme at the time of applying and be engaged in professional work in the discipline in which admission is sought.
  • They should submit Sponsorship Letter in prescribed format from the employer along with the application. The application without Sponsorship Letter will NOT be considered.
  • Sponsorship Letter Format: DOCPDF

Employed Part-Time

  • The candidates under Employed Part-Time Category are professionally employed persons (including regular employees of IIT Guwahati), who pursues the programme while continuing the duties of his/her service.
  • These candidates should be able to attend regular classes as per the schedule of the Institute during the course work.
  • The Institute does NOT provide any assistantship to the students under this category.
  • The candidate under this category must be a regular employee of his/her organization with at least one year of experience for PhD/MS(R) programmes and at least two years of experience for MTech programme at the time of applying and be engaged in professional work in the discipline in which admission is sought.
  • They should submit No Objection Certificate in prescribed format from the employer along with the application. The application without No Objection Certificate will NOT be considered.
  • NOC Format: DOCPDF

Project-Staff

  • The candidates under Project-Staff are those presently working on sponsored R&D projects of IIT Guwahati and the remaining duration of the project at the time of admission should be at least one year.
  • They should submit No Objection Certificate in prescribed format (See: NOC Format DOCPDF) from the Dean-R&D, IIT Guwahati along with the application. The application without No Objection Certificate will NOT be considered.
  • If the project gets completed before the student completes his/her programme, then his/her category will be converted to that of Self-Financed category.
  • The Institute does NOT provide any assistantship to the students under this category.

External

  • The candidates under External Category are employed in a recognized R&D organization, academic institution, government organization or industry with adequate Research Facilities.
  • They pursue PhD programme at the Institute on Part-Time basis. However, they should be able to attend regular classes as per the schedule of the Institute during the course work.
  • The PhD student under this category carries out the PhD Thesis Research Work mainly at his/her parent organization under a Local Supervisor but with the overall guidance provided by a faculty member (Institute Supervisor).
  • The candidate under this category must be a regular employee of his/her organization with at least one year of experience at the time of applying and be engaged in professional work in the discipline in which admission is sought.
  • They should submit Sponsorship Letter for External Category in prescribed format from the employer along with the application. The application without Sponsorship Letter will NOT be considered.
  • The Institute does NOT provide any assistantship to the students under this category.
  • Sponsorship Letter Format for External Category: DOCPDF

Self-Financed

  • The candidates under Self-Financed Category pursue the PhD programme at IIT Guwahati without getting financial assistantship from IIT Guwahati or any other funding agency.
  • They should have at least three years of professional experience in the relevant area.
  • They pursue PhD programme at the Institute on full-time basis.
  • In case of working professionals, they can puruse the PhD programme on part-time basis. However, they should be able to attend regular classes as per the schedule of the Institute during the course work.

Industry-Sponsored

  • The candidates under Industry-Sponsored Category are sponsored (with a study leave of requisite period of the programme) by an industry for pursuing the programme at IIT Guwahati. The Industry must be a company registered at MCA
  • The Institute does NOT provide any assistantship to the students under this category.
  • The candidate under this category must be a regular employee of his/her organization with at least two years of work experience at the time of admission and be engaged in professional work in the discipline in which admission is sought.
  • Upon completion of the course work, the industry-sponsored candidates can execute the project in their parent company.
  • These candidates can have one project supervisor from the industry with relevant experience.
  • The proposed fees for the industry-sponsored candidates is Rs.5 lacs/semester.
  • They should submit Sponsorship Letter in prescribed format from the employer along with the application. The application without Sponsorship Letter will NOT be considered.
  • Sponsorship Letter Format: DOCPDF

IIT Guwahati PhD Admission Dec 2022 Eligibility Requirements

For admission to the PhD Programme, a candidate must have either a Master’s degree or a Four-year Bachelor’s degree in the relevant discipline as sepcified in the following table. The following Cumulative Performance Index (CPI)/Marks criteria in respective qualifying degrees will be applicable:

  • Master’s Degree: 6.0 on 10-point scale (or 60% of marks)
  • Four-year Bachelor’s Degree: 7.0 on 10-point scale (or 70% of marks)

The CPI/Marks criteria will be relaxed by 0.5 CPI (or 5% marks) for SC/ST/PwD candidates.

Discipline Wise Qualifying Degrees

Discipline wise qualifying degrees (along with CPI/Marks criteria, if it is different from the above) are listed below:

Departments/Schools/CentresQualifying Degrees and Disciplines
Department of Biosciences and BioengineeringMaster’s degree in Engineering/Technology/Medical Sciences/Veterinary Sciences/Pharmacy in the relevant area, or
Four-year Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/Technology/Medical Sciences in the relevant area,
or
Two-year Master’s degree (after completion of 4-year Bachelor’s degree),
or
Three-year Master’s degree (after completion of 3-year Bachelor’s degree) in Engineering/ Technology/Science,
or
Two-year MSc degree (after completion of 3-year Bachelor’s degree) in a relevant area.
Department of Civil EngineeringMaster’s degree in Engineering/Technology/Medical Sciences/Veterinary Sciences/Pharmacy in the relevant area, or Four-year Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/Technology/Medical Sciences in the relevant area. For admission in the area of specialization ‘Construction Management’: Four-year Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/Technology or equivalent in a relevant area, with a Postgraduate Degree in Management Science(Finance) or MBA with Finance specialization or equivalent, is also considered. In this case, the CPI/Marks criteria will be 6.0 CPI (or 60% marks) in Bachelor’s level and 6.0 CPI (or 60% marks) in the postgraduate degree.
Department of Computer Science and EngineeringMaster’s degree in Engineering/Technology/Medical Sciences/Veterinary Sciences/Pharmacy in the relevant area,
or Four-year Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/Technology/Medical Sciences in the relevant area,
or Postgraduates in Computer Science (ALCCS) from Institution of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineers (IETE), with a minimum 6.0 CPI (or 60% of marks),
or Two-year MSc degree in CS/IT/M&C/Maths/Data Science (after completion of 3-year bachelor’s degree in CS/IT/M&C/Maths/Data Science as major) with valid GATE score in CS.
Department of Chemical EngineeringMaster’s degree in Engineering/Technology/Medical Sciences/Veterinary Sciences/Pharmacy in the relevant area,
or Four-year Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/Technology/Medical Sciences in the relevant area
Department of Electronics and Electrical EngineeringMaster’s degree in Engineering/Technology/Medical Sciences/Veterinary Sciences/Pharmacy in the relevant area,
or Four-year Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/Technology/Medical Sciences in the relevant area
Department of Mechanical EngineeringMaster’s degree in Engineering/Technology/Medical Sciences/Veterinary Sciences/Pharmacy in the relevant area,
or Four-year Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/Technology/Medical Sciences in the relevant area, or Medical qualification viz., MBBS / BDS / MD / MS / BVSc / MVSc having 6.0 CPI (or 60% marks),
or Allied health care professional degrees viz., Masters in Physiotherapy / Prosthetics and Orthotics / Occupational Therapy having 6.0 CPI (or 60% marks) in both bachelor degree and master degree.
Department of DesignFor PhD in the Discipline of Design
One of the following:MArch/ MDes/MTech/ ME degree in a relevant area, or Master’s degree in Applied Arts/ Ergonomics/ Fine Arts/ Visual Arts/ Psychology/ Physiology/ Occupational Safety and Health/ Journalism/ Mass Media Communication, or two-year Master’s degree in Management (MBA or equivalent) with relevant studies in Design field.
Four-year Bachelor’s degree in Design or Engineering/Technology or Five-year BArch degree in a relevant area with at least 7.0 CPI (or 70% marks)
Four-year Undergraduate Diploma in Design (NID or equivalent), with postgraduate qualification in relevant area with at least 6.0 CPI (or 60% marks).
A two-year Post-Graduate Diploma in Design and relevant areas (NID/CEPT or equivalent) with first class at Bachelor’s level.
BFA (4-year professional programme, after 10+2)/ GD Art (5-year programme after 10th standard) with one-year professional experience, with at least 7.0 CPI (or 70% marks).
Master of Computer Application(MCA), with one year of professional experience, with at least 6.0 CPI (or 60% marks).
For PhD in the Discipline of Electronic Product Design (Project Mode)
A two-year Master’s programme with 6.0 on 10-point scale (or 60% of marks) or a Four-year BTech or B.E. in Electrical / Electronics / ECE / EEE / Mechatronics / Computer Science / Computer Science and Engineering / Medical Electronics / Instrumentation / Electronic & Telecommunication, Electronics & Instrumentation, Mechanical Engineering, or any combination of these disciplines with a minimum CPI of 7.0 out of 10 or minimum 70% of marks. The candidate must have cleared CEED or GATE.
Department of PhysicsMaster’s degree in Engineering/Technology/Design/Science in the relevant area,
or Four-year Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/Technology/Design/Science in the relevant area.
Department of ChemistryMaster’s degree in Engineering/Technology/Design/Science in the relevant area,
or Four-year Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/Technology/Design/Science in the relevant area.
Department of MathematicsMaster’s degree in Engineering/Technology/Design/Science in the relevant area,
or Four-year Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/Technology/Design/Science in the relevant area.
Humanities and Social SciencesMaster’s degree in Engineering/Technology/Design/Arts/Commerce/Science in the relevant area,
or Four-year Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/Technology/Design or equivalent in the relevant area.
School of Agro and Rural TechnologyMaster’s degree in Engineering/Technology/Science/Environmental Science/Agriculture and other relevant fields,
or Four-year Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/Technology/Agriculture or equivalent in the relevant area.
School of Health Science and TechnologyMaster’s degree in Engineering/Technology/Science/Medical Sciences/ Veterinary Sciences/ Pharmacy/ Design/ Allied Health Care Programmes in a relevant area,
or Four-year Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/Technology/Design/Pharmacy in the relevant area,
or Degrees in Medical Sciences viz., MBBS / BDS / BVSc in a relevant area with a minimum 6.0 CPI (or 60% marks).
School of BusinessMaster’s degree in Management or equivalent,
or Master’s degree in Engineering/Technology/Science/Commerce or in allied fields of Management in case of Social Sciences,
or Four-year Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/Technology.
Mehta Family School of Data Science and Artificial IntelligenceMaster’s degree in Engineering/Technology/Science in the relevant area,
or Four-year Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/Technology/Science.
School of Energy Science and EngineeringMaster’s degree in Engineering/Technology/Science/Design/Architecture/Medical Sciences in the relevant area,
or Four-year Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/Technology/Medical Sciences or equivalent in the relevant area
Further, Master’s degree in Social Sciences in a relevant area is also considered for admission to PhD in the Centre for the Environment.
Center for NanotechnologyMaster’s degree in Engineering/Technology/Science/Design/Architecture/Medical Sciences in the relevant area,
or Four-year Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/Technology/Medical Sciences or equivalent in the relevant area
Further, Master’s degree in Social Sciences in a relevant area is also considered for admission to PhD in the Centre for the Environment.
Center for the EnvironmentMaster’s degree in Engineering/Technology/Science/Design/Architecture/Medical Sciences in the relevant area,
or Four-year Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/Technology/Medical Sciences or equivalent in the relevant area
Further, Master’s degree in Social Sciences in a relevant area is also considered for admission to PhD in the Centre for the Environment.
Centre for Indian Knowledge SystemsMaster’s degree in Engineering/Technology/Science/Design/Arts/Commerce in the relevant area,
or Four-year Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/Technology/Design or equivalent in the relevant area.
Center for Disaster Management and ResearchMaster’s degree in Engineering/Technology/Science/Agri-Engineering/ Design/ Architecture/ Disaster Management and other relevant fields (Environmental Science/Agriculture/Social Sciences/ Economics/ Geology/ Statistics, etc.),
or Four-year Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/Technology/Agriculture or equivalent in the relevant area.
In case, Four-year Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/Technology/Agriculture is from any of the Centrally Funded Technical Institutions, the CPI/Marks criteria is 6.5 CPI (or 65% of marks).
Centre for Sustainable PolymersMaster’s degree in Engineering/Technology/Science/Design in the relevant area,
or Four-year Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/Technology in the relevant area, or Degrees in Medical Sciences viz., MBBS/ BDS/ MD/ MS/ BVSc/ MVSc having 6.0 CPI (or 60% marks),
or Master’s in allied health care professional degrees having 6.0 CPI (or 60% marks) in both bachelor’s degree and master’s degree.
Center for Linguistic Science and TechnologyOne of the following:
Master’s degree in Engineering/ Technology in CSE / ECE / EEE or equivalent / Master of Design.
Master of Science in CSE / IT / ECE / Physics / Mathematics / Statistics/Speech and Language Pathology/ Audiology or equivalent.
Master of Arts in Linguistics/any language with specialization in Linguistics/Language Studies or equivalent.
Four-year Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/ Technology in CSE / ECE / EEE or equivalent / Four-year Bachelor’s degree in Design.
Four-year Undergraduate Diploma in Design (NID/ CEPT or equivalent), with postgraduate qualification in relevant area with a minimum CPI of either 6.0 or 60% marks.
Two-year Postgraduate Diploma in Design (NID/ CEPT or equivalent) with first class at Bachelor’s level.
Center for Intelligent Cyber Physical SystemsMaster’s degree in Engineering/Technology/Design or other relevant disciplines,
or Four-year Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/Technology/Design or other relevant disciplines.

Selection Process

  • Applications of the candidates which are complete in all respects will be considered in the selection process.
  • The Institute reserves the right to consider a limited number of candidates for selection process. Such shortlisting will be based on the performance in GATE/NET/CEED, grades/marks in the qualifying degree examination and/or other educational qualifications starting from Class 10.
  • For PhD programme, the shortlisting and selection may be done specialization wise by the respective department/school/centre.
  • The selection process involves the performace of candidates in the written test and/or interview conducted in various stages in a particular mode as decided by the respective department/school/centre.
  • Applicants have to visit this website and websites of respective department/school/centres regularly for information regarding shortlisting and selection of candidates. No personalized information can be expected in this regard. IIT Guwahati will not be responsible for delayed response from the applicants.

Schedule of IIT Guwahati PhD Admission Dec 2022

EventDates
Application Process Start DateSeptember 27, 2022
Last date of submission of online applicationOctober 18, 2022 (5 pm)
Selections will be conducted byDecember 07, 2022
Registration of New PhD studentsJanuary 02, 2023
Orientation for New PhD StudentsJanuary 02, 2023
Classes will be held OFFLINE starting fromJanuary 04, 2023

IIT Guwahati PhD Admission Dec 2022 Application Process

  • Applications are to be submitted online.
  • Applications will not be accepted in any other mode.
  • Before submission of applications, please go through the information provided on this admission website carefully.
  • Candidates need to register only once on the Application Portal. Under the same login, candidates can submit applications to multiple programmes and disciplines. But, application fee should be paid seperately for each application.
  • Submission of online application is a three step process. Unless all the three steps are completed, the application will not be treated as complete. Incomplete applications will not be considered for processing.
    • Step-1: Personal information including the educational qualifications.
    • Step-2: Selection of programme.
    • Step-3: Online payment of application fee.
  • For submission of applications to different programmes and disciplines, the candidates have to repeat step-2 and step-3.
  • If a particular department is offering seats for under Project mode or JDP with IIT(BHU), candidates can opt for the respective projects when choosing the areas within the same application for the department.
  • However, if a candidate wanted to apply for UGC/CSIR Special-PhD scheme (offered by BSBE, Physics and Chemistry), the candidate has to submit a separate application.

Application (& Processing) Fee Amount

All Female Candidates :Rs.150/-
All Transgender Candidates :Rs.150/-
All SC/ ST/ PwD Candidates :Rs.150/-
All Other Candidates :Rs.300/-

Important Links

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Application PortalClick Here
IIT Guwahati WebsiteClick Here
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IIT Guwahati PhD Admission July 2022

Schedule of IIT Guwahati PhD Admission July 2022

EventDates
Application Process Start DateApril 04, 2022
Last date of submission of online application (Extended)April 29, 2022 (5 pm)
Selections will be conducted during15 May to 30 June, 2022

IIT Guwahati PhD Admission Results

Selected Candidates

  • The candidates who have participated in the selection process can check the status of the results on their login to the application portal.
  • The candidates who were offered seats have to accept the seats by making the payment of requisite fee before the last date mentioned there. Otherwise, the seats will be offered to those next in the waiting list.

Schedule of IIT Guwahati PhD Selection July 2022

Shortlisted candidates have to come to IIT Guwahati for written test and/or interview as per the modalities decided by the respective department/centre/school.

Department/School/CentrePhD/Dual Master’s + PhD
Department of Biosciences and Bioengineering25-28 May 2022
Department of Civil Engineering08-09 June 2022
Department of Computer Science and Engineering27-29 June 2022
Department of Chemical Engineering26-27 May 2022
Department of Electronics and Electrical Engineering30 May 2022 – 02 June 2022
Department of Mechanical Engineering06-08 June 2022
Department of Design13-14 June 2022
Department of Physics02-03 June 2022
Department of Chemistry07-09 June 2022
Department of Mathematics30 May 2022 – 01 June 2022
Department of Humanities and Social Sciences21-22 June 2022
MA (LA): 28 May 2022
School of Agro and Rural Technology15 May 2022
School of Health Science and Technology13-14 June 2022
School of Business27-29 June 2022
Mehta Family School of Data Science and Artificial Intelligence10-11 June 2022
School of Energy Science and Engineering02-04 June 2022
Center for Nanotechnology03-04 June 2022
Center for the Environment21-22 June 2022
Centre for Indian Knowledge Systems27 May 2022
Center for Disaster Management and Research25 May 2022
Centre for Sustainable Polymers02-03 June 2022
Center for Linguistic Science and Technology23 June 2022
Center for Intelligent Cyber Physical Systems06 June 2022

IIT Guwahati PhD Admission Dec 2021

Departments / Centers offering PhD Programmes

Department/CentreDiscipline / Specialization
Computer Science and EngineeringComputer Science and Engineering
Electronics and Electrical EngineeringCommunication Engineering,
Power Engineering,
RF and Photonics,
Signal Processing and Machine Learning,
Systems, Control and Automation,
VLSI
Mechanical EngineeringMachine Design,
Fluids & Thermal,
Manufacturing and Materials,
Civil EngineeringEnvironment Engineering,
Geotechnical Engineering,
Infrastructure Engineering & Management,
Structural Engineering,
Transportation Engineering,
Water Resources and Hydraulic Engineering,
Earth System Science and Engineering
Biosciences and BioengineeringBiosciences and Bioengineering
Chemical EngineeringChemical Engineering
DesignDesign
PhysicsCondensed Matter and Statistical Physics,
Laser and Photonics
ChemistryChemistry
MathematicsMathematics,
Probability and Statistics,
Computer Science
Humanities and Social SciencesDevelopment Studies,
English
History,
Linguistics,
Philosophy,
Political Science
Energy Science and EngineeringEnergy Science and Engineering
EnvironmentEnvironment
NanotechnologyNanotechnology
Agro and Rural TechnologyAgro and Rural Technology
Linguistic Science and TechnologyLinguistic Science and Technology
Disaster Management and ResearchDisaster Management and Research
Intelligent Cyber Physical SystemsIntelligent Cyber Physical Systems
Sustainable PolymersSustainable Polymers
Mehta Family School of Data Science and Artificial IntelligenceData Science and Artificial Intelligence
Health Science and TechnologyHealth Science and Technology
Indian Knowledge SystemsIndian Knowledge Systems

Tentative List of Available Seats for PhD Admission (December 2021)

Department / Centre / SchoolAvailable Seats
Physics09
Chemistry11
Mathematics29
Biosciences and Bioengineering20
Chemical Engineering16
Civil Engineering22
Computer Science and Engineering30
Electronics and Electrical Engineering19
Design 09
Humanities and Social Sciences16
Mechanical Engineering35
Linguistic Science and Technology09
Agro and Rural Technology09
Energy Sciences and Engineering08
Environment07
Nanotechnology09
Disaster Management and Research05
Intelligent Cyber Physical Systems17
Sustainable Polymers06
Data Science and Artificial Intelligence06
Health Science and Technology06
Indian Knowledge Systems06

Types/Categories of PhD Students (Studentship)

  • Regular and Full Time
  • Sponsored and Full Time
  • Employed and Part Time
  • Self-Financed and Full Time
  • Self-Financed and Part Time
  • Project Staff and Full Time
  • Project Staff and Part Time
  • External and Part Time
  • Self-Financed and Full Time Foreign Students

Schedule of IIT Guwahati PhD Admission Dec 2021

EventDates
Application Process Start DateOctober 07, 2021 (10 am)
Last date of submission of online applicationNovember 08, 2021 (5 pm)

IIT Guwahati PhD Admission Special Admission Oct 2021

Special Admission for PhD Programme under CSIR/UGC JRF Scheme in

  • Department of Biosciences and Bioengineering
  • Department of Chemistry
  • Department of Physics

Applications are invited from the eligible candidates who have valid JRF award letter through CSIR/UGC NET for Special Admission into PhD Programme under Regular (Full-Time) category for October 2021 session.

Schedule of IIT Guwahati PhD Admission Oct 2021

Application Process Start DateSeptember 25, 2021 (10 am)
Last date of submission of online applicationOctober 18, 2021 (5 pm)

Available Areas of Research

DepartmentAvailable Areas of Research
Biosciences and BioengineeringHost-pathogen interaction, Molecular microbiology, Protein and gene expression, Environmental Biotechnology, Biochemical Engineering, Cancer Research, Computational Cancer Biology, Nanotechnology, Plant Tissue Culture and Metabolite Production, RNA Biology, CRISPR Biology, Ribosome Biogenesis, Structural and Computational Biology, Cell and Molecular Biology, Plant Molecular Biololgy, Computational Biology (Molecular Dynamics Simulations of Biomolecules), Experimental Biomechanics, Tissue Engineering/Stem Cells/Regenerative Medicine/Drug Delivery, Molecular and Structural Biology, Protein Biochemistry, Computational Biology, Network Medicine, Stem cell biology and cancer biology, Biosensors and disease detection, Computational Systems Biology, Computational physical biology, Cell and Organelle biologyFor more details on the faculty members in the respective areas, please visit the dept. webpage
ChemistryInorganic Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, Physical Chemistry and Theoretical Chemistry and other related interdisciplinary branches.For more details on the faculty members in the respective areas, please visit the dept. webpage
Physics1. Condensed matter physics (Experiment and Theory)
2. Laser and Photonics (Experiment and Theory)
3. High Energy Physics (Experiment and Theory)
4. General Relativity, Astrophysics, and Cosmology (Theory)For more details on the faculty members in the respective areas, please visit the dept. webpage

Eligibility Requirements

In addition to meeting the minimum eligibility criteria for the respective disciplines as specified in the following, candidates must have a valid JRF award letter through CSIR/UGC NET (with at least 6 months’ remaining for validity at the time of submission of application).

In the following, Cumulative Performance Index (CPI) criteria is given on 10 point scale.

Eligibility Requirement for Applying to PhD Programme in the Department of Biosciences and Bioengineering

Any one of the following Master’s degrees with a minimum CPI of 6.0 or 60% marks:

  • Master’s degree in Engineering/Technology/Medical Sciences/Veterinary Sciences/Pharmacy in a relevant area.
  • Two-year Master’s degree (after completion of 4-year Bachelor’s degree) or three-year Master’s degree (after completion of 3-year Bachelor’s degree) in Engineering/ Technology/Science in a relevant area.
  • Two-year MSc degree (after completion of 3-year Bachelor’s degree) in a relevant area.

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 70% of marks.

Eligibility Requirement for Applying to PhD Programme in the Department of Chemistry and the Department of Physics

Master’s degree in Engineering/ Technology/ Design/ Science in a relevant area with a minimum CPI of either 6.0 or 60% of marks.

OR

Four-year Bachelor’s degree in a related area in Engineering/ Technology/ Design/ Science in a relevant area with a minimum CPI of 7.0 or 70% of marks.

Relaxation for SC/ST/PwD Candidates: Eligibility criteria will be relaxed by 5% marks or 0.5 CPI for SC/ST/PwD applicants.

Available Seats (Tentative)

DepartmentOPENGEN-EWSOBC-NCLSCSTTotal
Biosciences and Bioengineering4131110
Chemistry8253220
Physics7142115

IIT Guwahati PhD Admission July 2021

Schedule of IIT Guwahati PhD Admission July 2021

Application Process Start DateMarch 16, 2021 (10 am)
Last date of submission of online applicationApril 12, 2021 (5 pm)

Tentative Seats

Available Seats (Tentative)

Important Note:  Applicants are instructed to regularly visit the official website and webpage of the concerned Department/ Centre to know the details regarding shortlisted candidates for written test/interview, selected candidates for admission, etc.

IIT Guwahati PhD Admissions July 2021 Results

Shortlisted Candidates

DepartmentList
Biosciences & BioengineeringCheck here
Chemical EngineeringCheck here
ChemistryCheck here
Civil EngineeringCheck here
Computer Science and EngineeringCheck here
DesignCheck here
Electronics & Electrical EngineeringCheck here
Humanities & Social SciencesCheck here
MathematicsCheck here
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IIT Guwahati PhD Physics Admission July 2021

Interview Dates: June 02 – 04, 2021

The detailed procedures regarding the interview and the schedule will be uploaded on website and also sent to email id.

Short-listing Criteria

Check here – Short-listing Criteria

Shortlisted Candidates

Check here – List of Short-listed candidates

Selected Candidates

First round of Results of Ph.D. admission, July 2021.

IIT Guwahati PhD Admission Dec 2020

Schedule

Application Process Start Date20 October, 2020 (10:00 AM)
Last date of submission of online application11 November, 2020 (05:00 PM)

Schedule for Selection Process

Department/ CentreDates for Selection Process (ONLINE Interview / Counselling, etc.)
Biosciences & Bioengineering1-7 December, 2020
Chemical Engineering4-8 December, 2020
Chemistry8-9 December, 2020
Civil Engineering
Computer Science & Engineering7-8 December, 2020
Design
Electronics & Electrical Engineering3-9 December, 2020
Humanities & Social Sciences
Mathematics7-8 December, 2020
Mechanical Engineering
Physics8-9 December, 2020
Centre for Energy8-10 December, 2020
Centre for Environment7 December, 2020
Centre for Linguistic Science & Technology9-10 December, 2020
Centre for Nanotechnology
Centre for Rural Technology1-4 December, 2020

IIT Guwahati PhD Physics Admission Dec 2020

IITG PhD Physics Admission (Regular Selection Mode) December, 2020

Interview Dates: 08-09 December 2020

Call letter is sent to all the shortlisted candidates. Kindly check your email and fill the online interview details by 02 December 2020.

Shortlisted Candidates

List of candidates shortlisted for the online Interview for IITG Ph.D. Physics Admission for December 2020 Session.

Shortlisting Criteria

Shortlisting Criteria

PhD Admission (Special Drive Mode), PHYSICS

For Special Ph.D. Admission Programme Only Under CSIR/UGC/DST-Inspire JRF Scheme (Special Drive Mode)

Candidates selected under PhD Programme in Physics, Special Drive, November 2020

IIT Guwahati PhD Admission July 2020

IIT Guwahati PhD Physics July 2020 Admission Results and Cutoff

List of Selected and Wait-listed candidates

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