NIT Patna PhD Admissions July 2021: Dates, Application Form

NIT Patna PhD Admissions

NIT Patna PhD Admission July 2021 – National Institute of Technology Patna invites applications for admission to PhD Program in various departments for Academic session July-Dec 2021.

Check more detail on NIT Patna PhD Admissions 2021 from the page below.

Latest – Application form is available now

PhD Programs & Seats

NIT Patna offers PhD Program in the following departments

  • Physics – 03
  • Chemistry – 03
  • Mathematics – 03
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering (ECE) – 07
  • Electrical Engineering – 07
  • Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) – 08
  • Civil Engineering – 10
  • Mechanical Engineering (ME) -08
  • Architecture -04
  • Humanities – 03

PhD Category

  • Full Time PhD Program
  • Part-time PhD Program
  • JRF/SRF working at NIT Patna
  • Faculty appointed on a consolidated salary and Non-PhD Regular Faculty of NIT Patna

NIT Patna PhD Admissions July 2021 Important Dates

Last date for submission of Online Application22 July 2021 11:00AM
Provisional list of candidates for interview23 July 2021 5:00 PM
Online Interview for eligible candidates
(Full Time/Part Time/JRF/SRF)
27 July 2021
Merit list of selected candidates30 July 2021
Admission in 1st Semester04 August 2021
Course Enrollment24 August 2021
Commencement of Classes27 August 2021

Eligibility Criteria for NIT Patna PhD Admissions July 2021

M. Tech./ M. E./ M. Arch/ M. Planning/ M. Design/ M. Sc./ M. Com./ MBA/ MA or equivalent degree in relevant and related discipline, with at least 6.5 CGPA (in the scale of 10) or 60 percent marks in
aggregate from a recognized technical institute or university. Previous degree may also be in related
discipline.

Candidates with M. Tech/ M.E/ M. Arch/ M. Planning/M. Design/ M. Sc./ M. Com./ MBA/ MA or
equivalent degree from IITs/ NITs/ CFTI/ SFTI or Central/ State University in relevant discipline are
required to produce a proof of having qualified GATE/ JAM/ JEST/ CAT or equivalent/relevant
national eligibility test while taking admission in the master degree in the relevant discipline OR has
qualified in one of the national eligibility test. The sponsored candidates are exempted from GATE/
NET/National level Test qualification.

B.Tech/BE/B.Arch or equivalent degree in relevant discipline with First class, if not specifically
mentioned by the Institution, then 60% marks or 6.5 CGPA with a valid GATE / NET / equivalent
national eligibility test qualifying score is mandatory. The sponsored candidates are exempted from GATE/ NET/National level Test qualification.

The minimum CGPA/ marks percentage shall be relaxed by 0.5 CGPA or 5 percent in case of
candidates belonging to the SC/ ST/PwD categories in all cases.

NIT Patna PhD Admissions July 2021 Application Process

Candidates are advised to apply only through online through NIT Patna website.

Read all the instructions and fill application form carefully.

After submission of only application, application should print application for future reference.

Application Fee

For General/OBC/EWS/Sponsored categoryRs.1500/-
For SC/ ST/ PwD categoryRs.750/-
Mode of PaymentOnline

Admission Procedure

Admission to the PhD program shall be made by the Institute based on minimum eligibility criteria for the program and selected after evaluation of the candidate in the online Interview.

Admission Committee of the respective department will conduct online selection Interview.

Merit list

Each candidate will be evaluated out of 100 maximum marks. Out of 100 marks, 50 marks is for academic record, and 50 marks is for interview. Procedure to calculate the marks is as given below:

Academic Weightage (50 Marks)In case of CGPA – CGPA * 5In case of % marks – % marks * 0.5
Interview Weightage (50 Marks)Domain Knowledge
(25 Marks)
Research Knowledge
(25 Marks)

Qualifying marks in interview is 25 marks.

Merit list will be prepared based on total marks acquired by candidate that is marks obtained in academic record + marks obtained in Interview and availability of seats.

While preparing merit list, candidates will be marks as NOT ELIGIBLE” for those get less than 25 marks in interview.

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Previous Years Admissions

NIT Patna PhD Admissions Jan 2021

Important Dates

Commencement of filling online application05th Jan 2021
Last date for submission of Online Application18th Jan 2021 11:00AM
Provisional list of candidates for interview18th Jan 2021 7:00 PM
Online Interview for eligible candidates
(Full Time/Part Time/JRF/SRF)
25th Jan 2021
Merit list of selected candidates29th-30th Jan 2021
Commencement of Classes1st Feb 2021

NIT Patna PhD Admission Jan 2021 Results

Shortlisted Candidates for Interview

Following candidates has been shortlisted for interview –

Interview list for PhD admission Jan-June 2021.

Selected Candidates

Result of interview for for PhD admission

NIT Patna PhD Admission July 2020

Important Dates

Commencement of filling online application07th July 2020
Last date for submission of Online Application28th July 2020
Display of list of eligible candidates on institute website for online Admission Test30th July 2020
Date of online Admission Test03rd August 2020
Result of online Written Admission Test05th August 2020
Online Interview for Eligible candidate all category06th August 2020
Merit list of selected candidates10th August 2020
Admission and Registration in 1st Semester12th August 2020
Commencement of Classes12th August 2020

NIT Patna PhD Admission July 2020 Result

List of selected candidates for the admission to PhD Programme Odd Semester (July- December’ 2020 ) under Full Time/ Part-Time/Sponsored Scheme of PhD and JRF/SRF

Selection Criteria for PhD Admission July 2020 program

Selection criteria for Admission to PhD program

Notice for PhD students provisionally admitted in the First Semester (July-Dec2O20)