IIT Madras PhD Admission Jan 2022: Dates, Results

IIT Madras PhD Admission

IIT Madras PhD Admission Jan 2022 – 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 Jan 2022 here.

Latest – List of shortlisted candidates is available now for various departments (Check Below)

Available PhD Programs

PhD Program is available in following departments –

  • Aerospace Engineering
  • Applied Mechanics
  • Biotechnology
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Chemistry
  • Civil Engineering
  • Computer Science & Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Engineering Design
  • Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Management Studies
  • Mathematics
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Metallurgical & Materials Engineering
  • Ocean Engineering
  • Physics

Eligibility Condition for IIT Madras PhD Admission Jan 2022

  • Candidates who have completed their U.G/P.G degree may apply for admission to M.S./Ph.D./Direct Ph.D. programme in all Departments except IDRP.

Minimum Educational Qualifications for IIT Madras PhD Admission Jan 2022

For Regular Research Scholars

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.

For Direct PhD Program

Candidates who have qualified for the award of Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/Technology/ Bachelor of Science (Research) of 4 year duration with exceptionally good academic record in an eligible discipline will be considered for Direct Ph.D. Programme in various
Engineering/Sciences/Humanities & Social Sciences/Management stream as a Regular scholar subject to fulfilling any one of following criteria –

  • a B.Tech. degree holder of Centrally Funded Technical Institute with a minimum CGPA of 8.0 on a 10.0 point scale or with a valid GATE score.
  • a BS (Research) 4 year degree holder of Centrally Funded Technical Institute with a minimum CGPA of 8.0 on a 10.0 point scale or with a valid GATE score.
  • a Bachelor’s degree holder in Engineering/Technology with a minimum CGPA of 8.0 on a 10.0 point scale or equivalent from any other University and having a valid GATE score.
  • a Bachelor’s degree holder in Engineering/Technology with a minimum CGPA of 8.0 on a 10.0 point scale or equivalent from any other University and working in a reputed R & D organization & having a proven research record.
  • a MBBS/BDS degree holder with minimum first class and valid NEET PG qualifying score will be eligible to apply for direct Ph.D. programme under HTRA category in Engineering Design department. If the candidate meets the above degree requirement but doesn’t possess valid NEET PG qualifying score then they can apply under NHTRA category to the same department.
  • Candidates possessing M.Sc (Maths) or M.Sc. (Computer Science) from CFTI or a highly recognized institute such as Indian Statistical Institute and Chennai Mathematical Institute with the minimum CGPA of 8.0 on 10.0 scale and valid GATE (Maths) or GATE (CS) score can apply under HTRA category in Computer Science & Engineering department.
  • Candidates with B.E/B.Tech/B.S (4 year) admitted directly to Ph.D. programme will be joining a two-degree (M.S+Ph.D) programme in Engineering/Management stream except Sciences/Humanities & Social Sciences stream.

For Permanent Institute Staff members / Research Scholars under QIP / Research Scholars under External Registration / Research Scholars under Part-time Registration

  • For Research Scholars in the above categories, the minimum educational qualifications are the same as prescribed for Regular Research Scholars for admission to the Ph.D. Programme in the respective categories.
  • However, valid GATE score or CSIR-JRF/UGC-JRF/NET or equivalent qualification as applicable for Regular research scholars may not be required in these cases.
  • One year PG programme from Accredited Universities is considered as one of the eligibility criteria for admission to Ph.D. at IIT Madras. Following are the conditions:
    • The Selection committee may consider the applicant for direct Ph.D., if the candidate found suitable and meet eligibility requirements.
    • Courses completed already in one year PG programme may be considered by the Doctoral Committee towards course requirement for Direct Ph.D.
    • The scholar will be eligible for HTRA, if they qualify GATE (equivalent to Direct Ph.D. scholars)

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.
Rs.12,400/- p.m. for 2years (additional 6 months with specific recommendation of GTC)

Important Dates for IIT Madras PhD Admission Jan 2022

EventsDates
Registration of online Application18.10.2021
Last date of Receipt of on-line Application08.11.2021 upto 5.00 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 Jan 2022

  • 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 Jan 2022 Results

Shortlisted Candidates

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

IIT Madras PhD Physics Admission Jan 2022

Shortlisted Candidates for PhD Physics Admission

Interview – 29.11.2021 (MONDAY), TIME: 09.00AM TO 05.45PM

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.

List of shortlisted candidates for online interview

INTERVIEW SCHEDULE FOR PH.D ADMISSION – JANUARY-MAY 2022

Shortlisting Criteria

CategoryGATE (SCORE Cut off)JEST (Rank cut off)JRF (Rank cut off)
PwD 255 150 360
ST 200 150 360
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 (with CGPA 9.5 and above for all categories)

Selected Candidates for PhD Physics Admission

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

For more details and to Apply online – Visit


Previous Years Admission Details

IIT Madras PhD Admission July 2021

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

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

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.

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.