RGIPT PhD Admission 2022-23 (July): Application Form, Dates

RGIPT PhD Admission

RGIPT PhD Admission 2022-23 (July) – Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Petroleum Technology (RGIPT) invites applications for PhD admission for Odd Semester of the Academic Session 2022-23 (July).

Check more details on RGIPT PhD Admission 2022-23 (July) below here.

Categories for PhD Registration

  • Full Time Regular Registration Category
  • Full Time External Registration category
  • Full Time Sponsored Registration Category
  • Part-Time Registration Category

PhD Programs

Departments and Allied Disciplines for PhD Programmes –

DepartmentsAllied Disciplines
Department of Chemical Engineering & Biochemical EngineeringMaterials Science and Engineering
Petroleum Engineering
Chemical Technology
Civil Engineering
Electrical Engineering
Chemistry
Physics
Mathematics
Department of Computer Science & EngineeringComputer Engineering
Information Technology
Electronics Engineering
Electrical Engineering
Mathematics
Bioinformatics
Geoinformatics
Computer Applications
Any branch of engineering
Department of Electronics EngineeringElectrical Engineering
Microelectronics Engineering
Communication Engineering
Control and System Engineering
Physics
Materials Science and Engineering
Instrumentation Engineering
Department of Mathematical SciencesStatistics
Mathematics
Applied Mathematics
Operations Research
Department of Management StudiesAny branch of Engineering,
Science and Social Science
Department of Petroleum Engineering and GeoengineeringChemical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Electrical Engineering
Computer Science
Chemistry
Physics
Mathematics
Department of Sciences & HumanitiesMaterial Science
Environmental Science
Biology
Chemical Engineering
Petroleum Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Renewable Energy
Polymer Science
Nanoscience
Chemical Technology
Energy Institute, BengaluruChemical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Electrical & Electronics Engineering
Materials Science and Engineering
Computer Science & Engineering
Assam Energy Institute, SivasagarChemical Engineering
Chemistry
Electrical & Electronics Engineering
Mathematics
Petroleum Engineering
Physics
Mechanical Engineering

Discipline-wise Research Areas for PhD Programmes

The discipline-wise the Research Areas in the Ph.D. programmes offered at RGIPT Jais for the Session 2022-23 are listed below.

DisciplinesResearch Areas
Chemical EngineeringBiofuels, Biomass to Hydrogen, Heterogeneous catalysis, Catalytic isomerization, Process modeling, Design, Simulation and control, Design controllability interaction in integrated chemical systems, Corrosion failure, Corrosion inhibition, Phase transformations in polymers and soft matter, Interfacial rheology of oil-water interface, Process intensification, Microfluidics, Multiphase flow, Rare earth metal extraction, Computational modeling of catalytic processes, CO2 capture,  Adsorption, Electrochemical systems, Flow battery, Water splitting, Photo catalysis, Polymer-ceramic composites. Polymers, Oxides, Nanoparticles for energy, Photo voltaics, Photocatalysis, Modelling & Simulation of material structures and processes
Petroleum EngineeringEnhanced oil recovery, Drilling fluids, Gas hydrates, Source rock evaluation, Reservoir simulation, Flow assurance, Petroleum geomechanics, Unconventional hydrocarbon resources, Production operations, CO2 Sequestration, AI/ML applications.
Geoscience & GeoengineeringIsotope geochemistry, organic petrography, Hydrology and Watershed processes, Paleo environments and the sedimentary record, Inorganic/ Organic, Coal petrology, Structural geology, Engineering geology, Ground water & hydrology, Exploration seismology, Gravity and Magnetic, Electromagnetics, Seismic data analysis, Rock Physics, Petrophysics, Geomechanics, Unconventional hydrocarbon resources, Source rock characterization, Reservoir Characterization & modeling, Formation Evaluation.
Electronics & Electrical EngineeringMicroelectronics/VLSI, Nano and  Optoelectronics Devices, Solar Cells, Photodetectors, Organic FETs,  Flexible Electronics, Wearable Electronics, Green Electronics and Sustainable energy, Design Thinking, Energy harvesting, Simulation of Optical Devices, Experimental study for optical sensors, Metamaterial surfaces analytical and experimental study, Optical Communication, Wireless Communications (RF, 5G, Cognitive Radios), Signal Processing, Optical Wireless Communications (VLC, FSO), Power electronics and machine learning applications to the power system and drives, Distributed generation, Microgrid and smart grid technologies, Power quality, Electrical machines & Drives; Power-Electronics; Control Systems; Power Systems.
Computer Science & EngineeringApplied cryptography, Information security, Post-quantum data protection, IoT security, Cyber security, Network/Communication protection, block chain and decentralized data privacy, Image Processing, Computer Vision,  LiDAR, Environmental Applications, Feature Extraction, Modeling, GIS, Data Science, Real-time scheduling, Operating System, Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning, Geo-informatics, Remote Sensing.
HumanitiesEnglish (Literature, Professional Communication, Cultural Studies, Film Studies, Narrative Studies), Philosophy (Indian and Western Logic, Peace and Ahimsa Studies, Gandhian Philosophy, Value Education, Humanistic Philosophy), Computational Linguistics, Psychology, Sociology (Environmental Sociology, Sustainable Urbanization, Smart Cities), History & Political Science.  
Management StudiesOperations Management, SCM, Production System, Service Process Simulation and Service Level, Revenue Management and Analytics, Supply Chain Analytics, Contracts Modelling, Capacity Sensitive Product Mix Planning, Brand Management, Consumer Behaviour, Green Marketing, Services Marketing, Neuromarketing, Indigenous Management Systems, Human Resource Management, Strategic Issues in Oil & Gas Sector, Data Envelopment Analysis, Corporate Finance & Equity Valuation, Behavioural Finance, Initial Public Offerings, Marketing Management, Marketing Research, Consumer Behaviour, B2B Marketing, Sales & Distribution Management, Public Policy & Governance, Corporate Ethics, Governance and CSR, Entrepreneurship with reference to Rural/ Social Entrepreneurship, Strategic Management in Development Sector, Organizational Behaviour with reference to Government and Non- Government Sector. Marketing Management/Strategy, Product and Brand Management, Managing Retail Business, Conflict Management, Leadership, Energy related issues in Oil & Gas Sector.
Chemistry & PhysicsSynthetic organic/inorganic chemistry, Environmental chemistry, Surface chemistry, Computational chemistry, Polymer chemistry, Materials chemistry, Nano catalysis, Metal organic frameworks, hydrogels, Petrochemicals, Biomaterials, Water splitting, Sustainable materials, Covalent organic frameworks, Physical chemistry.Solar & space plasma physics, Condensed matter physics, Quantum information, Condensed matter physics & Materials science, Biophysics, Photonics, Remote sensing, High energy physics, Nuclear physics, Econophysics, Cosmology, Computational Materials Science, Ab-initio Calculations, Density Functional Theory, Electronic Structure of Materials, Flexible electronics, Wearable sensors, Photocatalysis, Nanomaterial. Solar thermal systems, Phase change materials, Energy storage systems, Solar cell, Solar energy applications, Green buildings, sustainable development.
Mathematical SciencesReliability theory, Statistical Information theory, Stochastic ordering and ageing, Order statistics and Record values. Numerical analysis of partial differential equations, Hyperbolic conservation laws, Computational fluid dynamics, Data assimilation techniques, Mathematical data Science, Feedback control theory, Hamilton Jacobi Bellman/Isaacs equation, Differential game theory, Partial differential equations, Partial differential equations, Integral Equations, Time Scale Theory, Dynamical System, Mesh free Methods, Computational Finance. Functional Analysis, Spectral Theory, Algebraic Geometry, Complex Geometry.

Discipline-wise Research Areas for Ph D Programmes (Energy Institute, Bengaluru)

DisciplinesResearch Areas
Electrical and Electronics EngineeringPower electronics, Control system, Electrical machines and drives, Smart grid and micro-grid, Electric vehicle, Hybrid electric vehicle, Renewable energy systems and integration, Solar photovoltaics, Building integrated Photovoltaic/Thermal systems, Energy efficiency, Net zero energy Buildings, Solar thermal systems, Energy, Exergy and economic analysis, Grid modernisation, Power quality, Energy and load forecasting, Life cycle assessment, Energy auditing, Battery management, Sensors and transducer, Smart energy systems, Instrumentation and process control, Data analytics, IoT, AI and Applications, Optimization
Mechanical EngineeringFluid mechanics, Heat transfer, Computational fluid dynamics, Biofuels, Internal combustion engines, Gasification and system Integration, Thermal energy storage, Solar thermal systems, Phase change materials, Thermal management, Hydrogen storage and applications, Power plant engineering., Combined heat and power, Polygeneration and COCapture.
Materials Science & EngineeringSolar cell, Nanomaterials and applications, Photocatalysts and electrocatalysts, condensed matter physics (experimental), Electronic materials, Fuel cell, Energy storage and conversion.

Discipline-wise Research Areas for Ph.D. Programmes (Assam Energy Institute, Sivasagar)

DisciplineResearch Areas
Chemical EngineeringExperimental and Computational Fluid Dynamics, Microfluidics, Complex Fluids, Pyrolysis of biomass and waste plastics, Microbial Fuel cell, Wastewater Treatment, Nanostructured material, Environmental remediation, Electrochemical sensors, Emerging Pollutants
Petroleum EngineeringNanomaterials based drilling fluids and fracturing fluids; Enhanced Oil Recovery, CO2 Geo-sequestration, Rheology of complex fluids, Applied Microfluidics in porous domain, Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) coupled Machine Leaning (ML) and Artificial Intelligence (AI) techniques to characterize multiphase flow.
Electronics & Instrumentation EngineeringSemiconductor Devices, Sensors, MEMS, NEMS, Controller Design, Controller Optimization and Renewable Energy, Power Electronics , Renewable Energy Systems and Process Control
Fire and Safety EngineeringModelling and simulation in Pool and Jet fires; Combustion and Explosion analysis in storage vessels/pipelines; Industrial Fires; Industrial Safety and Hazards Management; Modelling of Process Safety; Modelling in Enclosure fire
ChemistryNanoscience, Quantum dot, White Light emitting devices, Molecular Sensing , Energy storage, Functional coatings and thin films, Seperation and purification technology
MathematicsMathematical Ecology, Mathematical Modelling, Nonlinear Dynamics, Fuzzy Set Theory, Uncertainty Modelling, Hesitant Fuzzy Set Theory, Decision Making
PhysicsTheoretical Condensed Matter Physics: Magnetism, Superconductivity, Twisted Bilayer Graphene, Computational Soft Matter Physics, Liquid crystals, Classical density functional theory, Supercritical fluids
Mechanical EngineeringThermal and Fluid, IC Engines, Alternative Energy sources, Molecular simulation of phase transition; Theoretical studies on heterogeneous nucleation, Pipeline design for multiphase flow (Experimental & Simulation), Thermo-fluid, Powder and granules rheology, Polymer composites; 3D printing; Material Characterisations; flame retardant polymer materials.

Total Number of Institute Assistantship available in the departments in Odd Semester 2022-23

RGIPT, Jais

DisciplineTotal Number of Available Assistantship in Ph D
Chemical Engineering & Biochemical Engineering12
Sciences & Humanities09
Petroleum Engineering and Geoengineering07
Mathematical Sciences01
Computer Science & Engineering02
Electronics Engineering03
Management Studies00

EIB Centre

DisciplineTotal Number of Available Assistantship in Ph D
Chemical Engineering Mechanical Engineering01

AEI Centre

DisciplineTotal Number of Available Assistantship in Ph D
Chemical Engineering04
Chemistry02
Electrical and Electronics Engineering03
Mathematics02
Petroleum Engineering01
Physics02
Mechanical Engineering04

Eligibility Criteria for RGIPT PhD Admission 2022-23 (July)

Applicants must have the requisite qualification with minimum marks/CPI as mentioned below in the discipline concerned or in an allied discipline/area.

PhD in Engineering

  • Master’s degree in engineering with at least 60% marks or 6.0 CPI (on a 10.0 point scale) in the concerned discipline or in an allied discipline/area.
  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering with at least 75% marks or 7.5 CPI (on a 10.0 point scale) in the concerned discipline or in an allied discipline/area. Applicant with more than two years of professional experience, the minimum requirement shall be 70% marks or 7.0 CPI (on 10 point scale) at Bachelor degree provided the degree is from an Institution funded by the Central Government.
  • Master’s degree in science as an allied discipline/area (where science is an allied discipline/area) with
    • Atleast 65% marks or 6.5 CPI (on a 10.0 point scale) at the Master’s degree level,
    • Atleast 60% marks or 6.0 CPI (on a 10.0 point scale) at the Bachelor’s degree level.

PhD in Sciences

  • Master’s degree in science with at least 60% marks or 6.0 CPI (on a 10.0 point scale) in the concerned discipline or in an allied discipline/area
  • Four year Bachelor’s degree in Science with at least 75% marks or 7.5 CPI (on a 10.0 point scale) in the concerned discipline or in an allied discipline/area. Applicant with more than two years of professional experience, the minimum requirement shall be 70% marks or 7.0 CPI (on 10 point scale) at Bachelor degree provided the degree is from an Institution funded by the Central Government.

PhD in Humanities

  • Master’s degree in Engineering with a minimum CPI of 6.00 on a 10.0 point scale (or 60% marks) in the qualifying degree.
  • Master’s degree in Humanities/Science or allied subjects with a minimum CPI of 6.00 on a 10.0 point scale (or 60% marks) in the qualifying degree.
  • Applicants with Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Sciences (4-Year program) with a minimum CPI of 7.50 on a 10.0 point scale (or 75% marks) in the Bachelor degree. Applicant with more than two years of professional experience, the minimum requirement shall be 70% marks or 7.0 CPI (on 10 point scale) at Bachelor degree provide the degree is from an Institution funded by the Central Government.

PhD in Management Studies

  • Master’s degree or equivalent in the management or in an allied discipline/area must have a minimum of 60% marks or 6.0 CPI (on a 10.0 point scale) at the Master’s degree level.
  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering discipline or in an allied discipline/area must have a minimum of 75% marks or 7.5 CPI (on a 10.0 point scale) at the Bachelor’s degree level. Applicant with more than two years of professional experience, the minimum requirement shall be 70% marks or 7.0 CPI (on a 10.0 point scale) at Bachelor degree provided the degree is from an Institution funded by the Central Government.

RGIPT PhD Admission 2022-23 (July) Important Dates

Opening of admission portal for online submission of application formMay 12, 2022 at 1400 hrs. (Thursday)
Last date of submission of applicationJuly 03, 2022 at 2400 hrs. (Sunday)
Last date for notification of shortlisted candidates to be called for interview on admission portalJuly 07, 2022 (Thursday)
Date of Written Test and/or InterviewJuly 11-12, 2022 (Monday-Tuesday)
Announcement of list of candidates offered admission including wait listed candidates on Institute websiteJuly 15, 2022 (Friday)
Last date for submission of registration fee (1st round)July 22, 2022 (Friday)
Second round of offerJuly 23, 2022 (Saturday) at 1400 hrs.
Last date for submission of registration fee (2nd round)July 30, 2022 (Saturday) at 1400 hrs.
Date of physical registration in Department concernedJuly 31, 2022 (Sunday) up to 1700 hrs.
Commencement of ClassesAugust 01, 2022 (Monday)

RGIPT PhD Admission 2022-23 (July) Application Process

  • Candidates has to apply online through official website of RGIPT https://rgipt.ac.in
  • Read the instructions given there carefully while filling application form

Application Fee

CategoryApplication Fee
For GEN and OBCRs. 500/-
For SC, ST and PwDRs. 250/-

Selection Process

  • PhD Admission will be on the basis of written test and interview of the shortlisted candidates by the concerned department.
  • The following category of candidates shall be exempted from written test:
    • External Registration Category
    • Sponsored Registration Category
    • Part-Time Registration Category
    • Candidates having National Level Scholarships
    • Outstanding candidates from Premier Institution:
      1. Applicants who have qualifying degree from CFI/CFTI with CPI of 8.00 or above (on a 10.0 point scale).
      2. There will not be any category-wise or specialization-wise seats for selection under the above type;
      3. The number of seats in this type will be 20% of the “announced number of seats” and shall be considered as “Supernumerary Seats”. Any fractional number arrived at would be rounded to higher integer;
      4. Interview should be conducted for this type of candidates PRIOR to the conduct of written test for remaining candidates;
      5. Any candidate who could not qualify in the said Interview, through this channel, is eligible to take regular selection procedure of Written Test and Interview. Since, the candidate has been interviewed once, he/she will not appear again in the interview and marks of the first interview will be considered for preparing merit list.
  • Further, if qualifying marks are specified in written test and/or interview a 5% relaxation will be given to SC/ST candidate. If a candidate avails such relaxation, he/she shall not be considered for admission in General Category.
  • Upon approval of Chairman, Senate, the Head of the Department concerned will issue admission letters to the candidates who will be required to accept the offer of admission by depositing the prescribed fee before a specified date.
  • In case a candidate does not accept the offer by paying the prescribed fee by the specified date, the offer of admission will stand withdrawn, and the admission will be offered to the candidates in the waiting list, if any, in order of merit.

Important Links

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Application LinkClick Here
RGIPT WebsiteClick Here

Previous Admissions

RGIPT PhD Admission Jan 2022

Important Dates

ActivitiesDates
Start of Application FormNovember 26, 2021 at 1300 hrs. (Friday)
Last date of submission of application feeDecember 29, 2021 at 2400 hrs. (Wednesday)
Last date for notification of shortlisted candidates to be called for interview on admission portalTo be declared
Date of Written Test and/or InterviewTo be declared
Announcement of list of candidates offered admission including wait candidates on Institute websiteTo be declared
Last date for submission of registration fee (1st round)To be declared
Second round of offerTo be declared
Last date for submission of registration fee (2nd round)To be declared
Third round of offerTo be declared
Last date for submission of registration fee (3rd round)To be declared
Date of physical registration in Department concernedTo be declared
Commencement of ClassesTo be declared

Total Number of Institute Assistantship available in the departments in Even Semester 2021-22

DisciplineTotal Number of Available Assistantship in PhD
Petroleum Engineering and Geoengineering03
Chemical Engineering & Biochemical Engineering04
Electronics Engineering04
Computer Science & Engineering01
Sciences & Humanities01
Mathematical Sciences03
Management Studies00
EIB Centre
>Mechanical Engineering
>Electrical & Electronics >Engineering
>Material Science & Engineering
>Chemical Engineering
00

RGIPT PhD Admission June 2021

Important Dates

ActivitiesDates
Start of Application FormApril 09, 2021 at 1400 hrs. (Friday)
Last date of submission of application feeJune 30, 2021 at 2400 hrs. (Wednesday)
Last date for notification of shortlisted candidates to be called for interview on admission portalJuly 05, 2021 (Monday)
Date of Written Test and/or InterviewJuly 11-13, 2021 (Sunday-Tuesday)
Announcement of list of candidates offered admission including wait candidates on Institute websiteJuly 17, 2021 (Saturday)
Last date for submission of registration fee (1st round)July 22, 2021 (Thursday) at 1700 hrs.
Second round of offerJuly 23, 2021 (Friday) at 1700 hrs.
Last date for submission of registration fee (2nd round)July 28, 2021 (Wednesday) at 1700 hrs.
Third round of offerJuly 29, 2021 (Thursday) at 1700 hrs.
Last date for submission of registration fee (3rd round)August 01, 2021 (Sunday) at 1700 hrs.
Date of physical registration in Department concernedAugust 01, 2021 (Sunday)
Commencement of ClassesAugust 02, 2021 (Monday)