Ph.D. Admission – January 2019 (Spring Semester, AY-2018-19)
REGULAR and FULL-TIME : A student in this category works full-time for her/his PhD degree. They can be classified as
INSTITUTE FELLOWS : She/he receives assistantship from the Institute. The qualifying Degree for Financial Support is: 1.1.1 BE/ BTech/ MSc/ MA/ MBA/ MCA /equivalent degree with valid GATE score above the prescribed cut off level/ NET qualification.
Age Limit : Please refer Eligibility Criteria for Admission into Ph.D. Programme
RESEARCH FELLOWS (JRF/SRF) : She/he receives fellowship from any government recognized funding agencies, such as CSIR, UGC, DBT, NBHM, DST (INSPIRE programme),etc
Eligibility : In all the disciplines, the upper age limit is 28 years (B.Tech./B.E./M.Sc./MA/MCA/MBA) and 32 years (M.Tech./M.E./M.S./M.Phil.) to be calculated from the last date for receiving the application form (Printed and Signed version, 05.11.2018) and is applicable only for candidates applying in Regular and Full time category, as institute fellow. For Research/ project fellows, age limit will be as per the funding agency norms. In absence of any age criteria, the Institute norms will be followed.Upper age is relaxed up to 05 years in case of candidate belonging to Schedule Castes/Schedule Tribes, Women, Physically Handicapped and OBC applicants.
Financial Support : The Institute assistantships will be available to eligible (Indian) students as per prevailing (MHRD, GoI) norms, as applicable from time to time. At present total emoluments are Rs 25,000/- per month. Assistantships from external funding organizations will be available as per terms and conditions of the concerned funding organizations. Students receiving assistantships from the Institute or fellowships from any other funding agencies are required to perform academic duties as per prevailing norms. The continuation of the assistantship/fellowship is subject to satisfactory performance of the assigned duties and satisfactory progress of the student in the Ph.D. Programme.
Application Fee : The application fee of Rs. 300/- for General/OBC (Male) candidates and Rs. 150/- for SC/ST/PD/Female (all categories) candidates must be submitted through online mode.
Selection Process :The Institute reserves the right to call a limited number of candidates for written test or/ and interview, based on performance in GATE/NET, grades/marks in the qualifying examination, etc.
Interested candidates should Apply Online.
How To Apply For Ph.D. Admission – January 2019 (Spring Semester, AY-2018-19)
Candidates are requested to send final submitted application generated online duly signed along with self attested copies of mark sheets & certificates (from class X to highest degree obtained/appeared),caste certificate (if applicable),GATE /NET/Relevant certificate related to any fellowship, experience certificate and other testimonials (both sides) and printed e-receipt of online payment to the following address “ The Assistant Registrar (Academics),Indian Institute of Technology Patna, Bihta, Kanpa Road, District - Patna, Bihar , PIN – 801103” to reach on or before 05.11.2018.
Important Dates :
Start Date of On-line Application: 05.10.2018
Last Date of On-line Application: 25.10.2018
Last Date for receipt of completed Application Forms by IIT Patna is: 05.11.2018
About Indian Institute of Technology Patna
Indian Institute of Technology Patna, Patna is one of the new IITs established by an act of parliament on August 06, 2008. It runs from its transit campus in Patliputra Colony, Patna. It has three schools that host seven academic departments namely, School of Engineering (Computer Science and Engineering, Electrical Engineering, and Mechanical Engineering),School of Sciences (Chemistry, Physics, and Mathematics) and School of Humanities and Social Science (Humanities and Social Science).