IIT Madras PhD Admission July 2021: Dates, Results

IIT Madras PhD Admission

IIT Madras PhD Admission July 2021 – Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras invites applications for admission to PhD and MS (by Research) Programs under Regular/External Schemes/Part-Time.

Get complete derails on IIT Madras PhD Admission July 2021 here.

Latest – List of shortlisted & selected Candidates declared for various departments

Eligibility Condition for IIT Madras PhD Admission July 2021

  • Candidates who have completed U.G/P.G degree can apply now for admission to M.S./Ph.D./Direct Ph.D. Programme.
  • Candidates in the final semester/year of their U.G/P.G degree can apply now against “Anytime Admission Mode” for admission to M.S./Ph.D./Direct Ph.D. Programme
  • Candidates who awaits results of GATE 2021, may apply after the receipt of GATE 2021 Score Card.

Minimum Educational Qualifications for IIT Madras PhD Admission 2021

PhD in Sciences

  • Master’s degree in Sciences with good academic record and valid GATE score or CSIR-JRF/ UGC-JRF/ NET/ INSPIRE/ NBHM.
  • Master’s degree in Technology/Engineering or 5 Year Integrated degree/5 Year BS+MS Dual degree/ with a good academic record from Centrally Funded Technical Institute.
  • Candidates having 2 Year M.Sc. from IITs (admitted through JAM) with minimum 8.0 grade are exempted from qualifying in the National level examinations.
  • Students who have more than 8.0 CGPA in M.Sc. in Science Departments of IIT Madras can be directly admitted to PhD Programme in Sciences after interview at departmental level.

PhD in Engineering

  • Master’s degree in Technology/Engineering with a good academic record / Master’s degree by Research in Technology/Engineering with a good academic record / 5 Year Dual Degree in Engineering or 5 Year BS+MS Dual degree with a good academic record from Centrally Funded Technical Institute.
  • Candidates having 2 Year M.Sc. from IITs (entry through JAM) with minimum 8.0 grade are exempted from qualifying in National Level Examinations.
  • Candidates with Master’s degree in Sciences with a good academic record and of exceptional merit are eligible, for the relevant Engineering disciplines (as decided by admitting departments). Candidates must have a valid GATE score or CSIR-JRF/UGC-JRF/NET or equivalent qualification in the relevant area.
  • In the case of candidates with Bachelor’s degree in Technology/Engineering and possess relevant work experience of more than 5 years after the Master’s degree in Technology/Engineering, the requirement of a test score may be waived by the Selection Committee.

PhD in Humanities and Social Sciences

  • Master’s degree / dual degree or equivalent in a relevant discipline AND Qualifying GATE / UGC – NET or JRF / CSIR-JRF or equivalent qualification tenable for the current year in the relevant area or international level post graduate admission examination such as GRE (Non-HTRA)
  • Master’s degree in Technology/Engineering or 5 Year BS+MS Dual degree/ 5 Year Integrated degree with a good academic record from Centrally Funded Technical Institute.
  • At least 3 years of experience in research/industry in lieu of the above examination. (This clause is applicable only for Non-HTRA candidates)

PhD in Management

  • Masters degree or 2 year PG Diploma in a relevant discipline, and a Bachelor’s degree with a good academic record (minimum five years of undergraduate and postgraduate education) OR Five year integrated master’s degree / dual degree or equivalent in a relevant discipline with a good academic record
  • Qualifying in national level examinations such as CAT/GATE/UGC-JRF/NET/CSIR-JRF or equivalent or international level post graduate admission examination such as GMAT/GRE (Non-HTRA) OR At least 5 years of managerial experience in lieu of the above examination. (This clause is applicable for Non-HTRA candidates only)
  • Master’s degree in Technology/Engineering with a good academic record or a Master’s degree by Research in Technology/Engineering in a relevant discipline are exempted from qualifying in National level examinations.
  • Candidates with MBA or 2 year PG diploma with CGPA of 8 and above from Centrally Funded Technical Institute (CFTI) are exempted from qualifying in National level examinations.

Before applying please make sure to see the eligibility criteria in the admission brochure.

 Financial Assistance

For Ph.D./Direct Ph.D./Upgraded to Ph.D.
for first 2 years Rs.31,000/- p.m.
for subsequent 3 years Rs.35,000/- p.m.
For M.S.
for 212 years Rs.12,400/- p.m.

Important Dates for IIT Madras PhD Admission July 2021

EventsDates
Registration of online Application01.03.2021
Last date of Receipt of on-line Application30.04.2021 upto 5.30 p.m.
Written Test and InterviewWritten Test and Interview details indicating the date, time & venue will be communicated through email to the shortlisted candidates

Application Process for IIT Madras PhD Admission July 2021

  • Candidate has to apply online on https://research.iitm.ac.in/
  • Read the instructions and information brochure carefully before filling application form.
  • Candidates who wish to apply to multiple departments or research programmes should register individual application and pay the application fee separately.

Application Fee

CategoryApplication Fee
GN/EWS/OBC-NCL Male candidatesRs. 100
GN/EWS/OBC-NCL Female candidatesRs. 50
SC/ST and PwD candidatesRs. 50

IIT Madras PhD Admission July 2021 Results

Selected Candidates

DepartmentSelected Candidates
Aerospace EngineeringList
Applied MechanicsList
BiotechnologyList
Chemical EngineeringList
ChemistryList
Civil EngineeringList
Computer Science & EngineeringList
Electrical EngineeringList
Engineering DesignList
Humanities and Social SciencesList
Management StudiesList
MathematicsList
Mechanical EngineeringList
Metallurgical & Materials EngineeringList
Ocean EngineeringList
PhysicsList

Shortlisted Candidates

DepartmentShortlisted Candidates
Aerospace EngineeringList
Applied MechanicsList
BiotechnologyList
Chemical EngineeringList
ChemistryList
Civil EngineeringList
Computer Science & EngineeringList
Electrical EngineeringList
Engineering DesignList
Humanities and Social SciencesList
Management StudiesList
MathematicsList
Mechanical EngineeringList
Metallurgical & Materials EngineeringList
Ocean EngineeringList
PhysicsList

For more details and to Apply online – Visit

IIT Madras PhD Physics Admission July 2021

Selected Candidates

List of candidates provisionally approved for July-November 2021 admission to PhD Programme

Shortlisted Candidates for PhD Physics Admission

Interview – Week starting 14 June 2021

Your acceptance for attending the interview and choice of research topics is to be submitted through a form whose link will be given in the call letter email.

The exact date and time of your interview will be intimated thereafter.

Ph.D. Admissions July 2021 List of shortlisted candidates for PhD admissions July 2021

Shortlisting Criteria

CategoryGATE (SCORE Cut off)JEST (Rank cut off)JRF (Rank cut off)
PwD 255 150 360
ST 255 150 360
SC 400 150 360
OBC NCL 600 70 125
EWS 675 50 50
GN 680 50 50
  • GATE score valid for 3 years (2019, 2020, 2021) 
  • NET (CSIR-JRF / UGC – JRF only) valid for Dec 2017, June 2018, Dec 2018,  June 2019, Dec 2019, June 2020, Dec 2020. 
  • JEST Qualified in 2021 only  
  • Candidates with a valid provisional offer letter issued by DST for the award of INSPIRE fellowship 
  • CFTI candidates (M.Sc., integrated M.Sc., Dual degree B.S – M.S., B. Tech.,) with CGPA 9.5 and above for all categories 
  • M. Tech. from CFTIs with good academic record

Selected Candidates for PhD Physics Admission

List of Provisional Selected Candidates for PhD Admission in Department of Physics – To be declared after interview


Previous Years Admission Details

IIT Madras PhD Admission 2020

  • Application will be available for July 2020 admission from 1st March for M.S/Ph.D./Direct Ph.D. admission.
  • Candidates who have applied from Nov 2019 to Feb 2020 will be also considered for July 2020 admission except those applications which were already considered for anytime admission mode. The candidates who have applied under Anytime admission mode need not apply again, if the department in which you have applied has not considered your applications under Anytime admission mode. Please contact the concerned department for confirmation.

Admission Schedule for July 2020

Sl. No Description Important Dates
1 Starting of online application 01.03.2020
2 Extended Last date for submission of completed application form 25.05.2020
3 Date of Admission 06.07.2020
4 Orientation 07.07.2020
5 Photo session & Data Entry (For ID Card Purpose) 08.07.2020

Details of “written test and interview” or “interview” will be communicated by the respective Departments through email to the shortlisted candidates.

IIT Madras PhD Physics Admission July 2020

Eligible Degrees for Admission to PhD Physics

M.Sc/M.Sc (Tech) in Physics, Applied Physics, Materials Science/ M.Tech(Solid State Technology)/ M.Tech (Materials Science) or equivalent.

Research Areas

Applied Optics, Quantum Optics, Atomic and Molecular Physics,  Photonics and nonlinear optics, Complex fluids, Biological physics,  Cosmology and Gravitation Dynamical systems, Statistical physics and field theory, Magnetism and Magnetic materials, Low temperature physics and superconductivity, Hydrogen Storage Materials, Microwaves and Dielectrics, Semiconductor Physics, Photovoltaics, Solid State Ionics and molecular electronics, Nonlinear Dynamics, Quantum Chaos, Quantum Information, Thin film phenomena, X-ray diffraction and Amorphous systems, Spintronics and Diluted Magnetic Semiconductors, Condensed Matter Physics/Magnetism in Oxides/Magnetic Materials, Electronic structure of solids/Computational material science, Metal-oxide Thin films, Nanostructured thin films and heterostructures by PLD.

Selected Candidates for PhD Physics Admission

List of Provisional Selected Candidates for PhD Admission in Department of Physics

Shortlisted Candidates for PhD Physics Admission

List of Candidates Shortlisted for Interview for PhD Physics Announced

The interview for PhD Physics selection will be held in 2 Phases.

Under Phase – I, the candidates qualified under GATE/CSIR-JRF/UGC-JRF/JEST and M.Sc. students from IIT Madras will be shortlisted and the interview will be held on 2nd, 3rd and 4th July 2020.

Under Phase – II, candidates with INSPIRE fellowship and from Centrally Funded Technical Institute will be shortlisted. The interview dates for these candidates will be announced shortly.