VNIT Nagpur PhD Admission July 2022: Dates, Application Form

VNIT Nagpur PhD Admission

VNIT Nagpur PhD Admission July 2022 – Applications are invited by Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology, Nagpur for PhD Programs in various departments for July 2022.

Check here more details such as the program offered, eligibility criteria, application process, and more on VNIT Nagpur PhD Admission July 2022.

Latest – Application Form is available now

PhD offered in following Departments

  • Engineering
    • Civil
    • Mechanical
    • Electrical
    • Electronics and Communication
    • Computer Science
    • Chemical
    • Metallurgical & Materials
    • Mining
    • Applied Mechanics
    • VLSI
    • Nanotechnology
  • Architecture & Planning
  • Applied Sciences
    • Physics
    • Chemistry
    • Mathematics
    • Social Sciences
    • Humanities
  • Inter disciplinary areas of research (Under Inter-Disciplinary BoS)

PhD Admission Categories

  1. Candidates (Non-sponsored) with Teaching Assistantship
  2. VNIT’s M.Tech. Students with Teaching Assistantship
  3. SRF / JRF / research staff of R&D projects sponsored to VNIT
  4. Sponsored candidates (place of research work VNIT only) DST Inspire/CSIR/UGC fellowship or equivalent
  5. Sponsored Candidate from 100% centrally funded research laboratories including public sector and private industries

NOTE –

  • Institute will not provide any stipend or any other financial support to Ph.D. (Full Time) sponsored candidates of Cat. 4 and Cat. 5.
  • Cat. 1 and Cat. 2 Candidates desirous of seeking admission to Ph. D. (Full Time) programs with teaching assistantship should note that the candidate’s admission and eligibility for emolument shall be subjected to his signing agreement with the institute.

VNIT Nagpur PhD Admission July 2022 Important Dates

Modified Important Dates

DatesEvents
Date of notification13 May 2022
Last date of accepting of application form in hardcopy (by speed post/hand delivery)05 July 2022
Last date of Last date of uploading Google form of application05 July 2022
Display of list of eligible candidates08 July 2022
Written test for eligible candidates20 July 2022
Interview for short listed candidates20-21 July 2022
Display of provisional list of selected candidates25 July 2022
Online Reporting and payment of fees26-29 July 2022
Joining & registration of courses (Offline)01-05 Aug 2022

Eligibility Criteria for VNIT Nagpur PhD Admission July 2022

Essential requirements

Essential requirement (for all categories) excluding cat.4

DepartmentsQualifying DegreeQualified Exam in the past
EngineeringPost Graduate degree in Engineering/ Technology (M.E./M.Tech. or equivalent)GATE
Architecture and PlanningPost Graduate Degree in Architecture and Planning (ME, M. Tech. M. Arch, M. Plan. or equivalent)GATE/ NET
Applied SciencesPost Graduate Degree (M.Sc./M.A. or equivalent) in Basic Sciences / HumanitiesNET/ GATE /GPAT
DST Inspire/
CSIR/UGC fellowship
or equivalent

Eligibility Criteria

  • Applied Mechanics
    • I) B.E. / B. Tech./ AMIE in Civil Engineering.
    • II) ME / M.Tech in Structural Engineering/Structural Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering/Structural Engineering related
      specialization.
    • III) Minimum first class or 6.75 CPI / CGPA on a 10 point scale
      at Bachelor’s or Master’s level.
    • IV) Qualified GATE score in Civil Engg. in the past.
  • Chemical Engineering
    • I) BE / B. Tech. in Chemical Engineering / Chemical Technology/
      Biochemical Engineering / Biotechnology/ Nanotechnology/Civil Engineering/Environmental Engg. /Mechanical Engg./Material Engineering/Energy Engineering/Polymer Engg./Plastics Engg./Pharmacy (B. Pharm).
    • II) ME / M. Tech in Chemical Engineering / Chemical
      Technology/ Biochemical Engineering / Biotechnology
      /Nanotechnology/ Civil Engineering/Environmental
      Engineering//Mechanical Engineering/Material
      Engineering/Energy Engineering / Industrial Pollution Abatement/ Bio Process Engineering/ Mineral Processing/Food
      Technology/Computer Aided Chemical Engineering/ Molecular
      Simulations/ Computational Nanotechnology/ Polymer
      Engg./Plastics Engg./Pharmacy M. Pharma and Chemical
      Engineering related disciplines/Rural Technology
    • III) Minimum first class or 6.75 CPI / CGPA on a 10 point scale
      at Bachelor’s or Master’s level.
    • IV) Qualified GATE score in the related discipline in the past.
  • Civil Engineering
    • I) B.E. / B.Tech / AMIE in Civil Engg.
    • II) M E / M.Tech in any branch of Civil Engineering/ Excavation
      Engineering/Mining Engineering/Applied Geology/ Urban
      Planning/ Urban Resource Planning/ Master’s in Planning(M Plan).
    • III) Minimum first class or 6.75 CPI / CGPA on a 10 point scale
      at Bachelor’s or Master’s level.
    • IV) Qualified GATE score in the past.
  • Computer Science and Engineering
    • I) B.E. / B. Tech. / AMIE or equivalent in any branch of Engg.
    • II) M.E./M. Tech or equivalent in one of the following branches :
      Computer Science/ Computer Technology/Computer Engineering/ Information Technology/ Information Science.
    • III) Minimum first class or 6.75 CPI / CGPA on a 10 point scale
      at Bachelor’s or Master’s level.
    • IV) Qualified GATE score in the past.
  • Electrical Engineering
    • I) B.E./B.Tech in Electrical Engineering / Allied branches such as Electrical & Electronics, Power Engineering, Electrical & Power, Energy Systems, Electronics & Instrumentation, Control &Instrumentation, Instrumentation.
    • II) M.E/M.Tech in Electrical Engineering/ Allied Specializations Such as Power Electronics & Drives, Power Electronics, Electronics, Signal Processing, Power Systems, Condition Monitoring, Energy systems, Instrumentation, Control systems, Power & Control, Smart Grid, Bio-medical.
    • III) Minimum first class or 6.75 CPI / CGPA on a 10 point scale at Bachelor’s or Master’s level.
    • IV) Qualified GATE Score in Electrical Engineering (EE) OR Instrumentation (IN) in the past.
  • Electronics & Communication Engineering
    • I) B.E. / B. Tech. /AMIE/AMIETE/B.Sc.(Engg.) of four years duration in one of the following branches : Electronics and Communication /Electronics and Telecommunication/ Electronics/ Electronics and Instrumentation and other allied branches of Electronics Engineering/Computer Science with minimum first class or CPI / CGPA 6.75 on a 10 point scale
    • II)M.Tech/M.E./M.S.(at least two year program) in above branches.
    • III) Minimum first class or 6.75 CPI / CGPA on a 10 point scale at Bachelor’s and Master’s level.
    • IV) Qualified GATE score in the past.
  • VLSI & Nanotechnology
    • I) M.E. / M. Tech in one of the following branches Microelectronics, Nanoelectronics, VLSI and embedded system, VLSI design, VLSI systems, digital Electronics, Microelectronics and VLSI design, VLSI and Embedded systems related branches, Microelectronics/Nanoelectronics related branches
    • II) Minimum first class or 6.75 CPI / CGPA on a 10 point scale at Bachelor’s or Master’s level.
    • III) Qualified GATE score in the past.
  • Mechanical Engineering
    • I) B.E/B.Techin Mechanical Engg.or equivalent.
    • II) M.E/M.Tech in Mechanical Engg. / Production Engg. / Machine Design / Automobile Engg. / Industrial Engg. /Power Plant Engg. / Chemical Engg. / Aerospace Engg. / Energy Systems & Engg. /Renewable Energy / Production and Industrial System Engg./Materials Engg./Technology/Thermal Engg. /Fluid and Thermal Engg.,or Equivalent
    • III) Minimum first class or 6.75 CPI / CGPA on a 10 point scale at Bachelor’s or Master’s level.
    • IV) Qualified GATE score in the past.
  • Metallurgical and Materials Engineering
    • I) M E / M. Tech in Metallurgical and Materials Engineering / Mechanical / Production / Industrial / Chemical and M.Sc(Physics or Chemistry or Materials Science)
    • II) Minimum first class or 6.75 CPI / CGPA on a 10 point scale at Bachelor’s or Master’s level.
    • III) Qualified GATE score in the past in the discipline of UG/M.Sc.
  • Mining Engineering
    • I) M E / M. Tech in Mining Engg or related to Mining Engg / Civil
      Engineering / Env. Engg. / Geo-Tech Engg/ Mine Planning / Rock Mechanics / Opencast Mining / Mineral Engg. OR
      M.Sc. / M.Sc. Tech in Geology / Applied Geology/ Environment.
    • II) Minimum first class or 6.75 CPI / CGPA on a 10 point scale
      at Bachelor’s or Master’s level.
    • III) Qualified GATE score in the past.
  • Architecture and Planning
    • I) B.Arch. / BE (Civil) / B.Tech.(Civil) / B.Plan. / B.Tech. (Plan) or
      equivalent with M.C.P./M. Arch./M.Des. / M.Tech. (Urban
      Planning) / M. Plan./ M.U.R.P. / ME (T&C.P) / other masters in
      relevant field.
    • II) Minimum first class or 6.75 CPI / CGPA on a 10 point scale
      at Bachelor’s or Master’s level.
    • III) Qualified GATE/NET score in the past.
  • Physics
    • I) Master’s Degree in the concerned or an allied subject.
    • II) Minimum first class or 6.75 CPI / CGPA on a 10 point scale
      at Bachelor’s or Master’s level.
    • III) Qualified GATE / NET score in the past.
  • Chemistry
    • I) Master’s or equivalent degree in Chemistry, Biochemistry, other allied disciplines like Microbiology and Pharmacy (M. Pharm – Pharmaceutical Chemistry/ Medicinal Chemistry).
      II) Minimum first class or 6.75 CPI / CGPA on a 10 point scale
      at Bachelor’s or Master’s level.
      III) Qualified GATE/NET/GPAT score in the past.
  • Mathematics
    • I) M.Sc. in Mathematics / Applied Mathematics.
    • II) Minimum first class or 6.75 CPI / CGPA on a 10 point scale
      at Bachelor’s or Master’s level.
    • III) Qualified GATE / NET score in the past.
  • Humanities and Social Sciences
    • I)M.A. in English / Sociology /Economics./Psychology/MBA-HR)
    • II) Minimum first class or 6.75 CPI / CGPA on a 10 point scale
      at Bachelor’s or Master’s level.
    • III) Qualified GATE / NET score in the past.

For detailed eligibility conditions read Information Brochure.

Note:

  • The candidate having secured Government Fellowship i.e, DST fellowship, CSIR fellowship, UGC fellowship can apply for Ph.D. program under Cat 4 at VNIT even if candidate does not have valid GATE scores/NET qualification or candidate has not appeared for GATE/NET.
  • Candidates, whose M.E. / M.Tech/ M.Arch. / M.Plan. / M.Sc. result is awaited, can also apply for Ph.D. program. They will have to submit the result of M.E. / M.Tech/ M.Arch. / M.Plan./M.Sc. exam to Academic Section, till that time their registration will be provisional.

VNIT Nagpur PhD Admission July 2022 Application Process

The application form will be available on the Institute website.

The duly filled application form should be sent to the official address. Send the application form along with photocopies of the certificates (self‐attested) & photograph, and a copy payment receipt.

Applications received after the last date and incomplete applications will liable to rejection.

In addition to the above process of physical form submission, candidate need to fill Google Form (Online), link for the same is displayed along with the Boucher. Candidate are requested to fill correct information in the Google Form as per the information given in the actual form submitted. Candidate take important Note that, if they are submitting PhD application for Multiple Branches then they need to fill different Google Form for different branches.

Application Fee

  • Candidate is required to pay application fee of Rs 500/- (per application form) online through online payment portal of VNIT. (Link : https://pay.vnit.ac.in/home).
  • After payment, candidate shall mention this VNIT Payment Ref. No in the application form & also attach the printed copy of receipt.

Selection Procedure for VNIT Nagpur PhD Admission July 2022

All candidates will be required to appear for the written test, which will be conducted in the respective departments on the date specified in the information brochure. Further, the shortlisted candidates on the basis of performance in the written test shall be interviewed.

Top most scorer of the written test will be normalized to 100 and marks of other candidates will be scaled accordingly. Then Department can set a cut-off normalized score (not below 40%) depending on the number of candidates to be called for the interview. Candidates will appear for written test / interview at their own cost.

Minimum 40% marks in Interview is required for selection.

Final list will be prepared on the basis of following points

  • GATE/NET Score – 40%
  • Written Exam – 40%
  • Interview – 20%

Syllabus for Written Test

Syllabus for Written Test is given in information brochure.

Important Links

Information BrochureClick Here
Application FormClick Here
Google form Department Wisedoc. / pdf
VNIT Websitevisit

Previous Admissions

VNIT Nagpur PhD Admission Jan 2022

Important Dates

DatesEvents
Date of notification03-11-2021
Last date of accepting of application form in hardcopy (Only by speed post)23-11-2021
Last date of Last date of uploading Google form of application23-11-2021
Display of list of eligible candidates03-12-2021
Written test for eligible candidates13-12-2021
Interview for short listed candidates13-12-2021 to 14-12-2021
Display of provisional list of selected candidates16-12-2021

VNIT Nagpur PhD Admission Jan 2021

Important Dates

Subject to situation in INDIA due to COVID-19

DatesEvents
Date of notification06-11-2020
Accepting application09-11-2020
Last date of receiving of application23-11-2020
Display of list of eligible candidates01-12-2020

Candidates applied for July 2020 PhD admission and found their names in the list displayed on the VNIT website need not to apply again. Their applications will be considered for Jan-2021 PhD admissions.

Candidates Selected for VNIT Nagpur PhD Admission Jan 2021

Provisional list of Candidates Selected for PhD Program January-2021

VNIT Nagpur PhD Physics Admission Jan 2021

Eligibility for PhD

I) Master’s Degree in the concerned or an allied subject.

II) Minimum first class or 6.75 CPI / CGPA on a 10 point scale at Bachelor’s or Master’s level.

III) Qualified GATE / NET score in the past.

Syllabus for written test for Physics

Syllabus as that for NET in Physics

Area of Research

1) Solid Electrolytes

2) Functional Ceramics

3) Nanomaterials / Biomaterials

4) Polymers Polymeric/Ceramics & Composite Materials

5) Solar Cells

6) Sensors

7) Supercapacitors

8) Quantum dots

9) Magnetic Nanoparticles

10) Solid Oxide Fuel Cells

11) Thin films

12) Heterojunctions

13) Advanced Materials/SMART Materials

14) Physics of Materials

15) Advanced Processing

16) Simulation and Modeling, computational condensed matter

17) Theoretical and mathematical Physics

18) Quantum Mechanics and Quantum Information Theory

19) Photocatalysis

20) Photoluminescence

21) Ferroelectric & Dielectric materials